Updated On April 15, 2015 - 5:00pm

Announcing the 2nd Annual UCLA "Code for the Mission" App Competition

On April, 15, 2015, the Office of Intellectual Property and Office of Information Technology announced the 2nd Annual UCLA " Code for the Mission" App Competition. Please read the original BruinPost for more details.


The goal of the competition is to encourage the UCLA community (Faculty, Staff, and Students) to develop mobile apps (both native and web-based) that further UCLA’s mission of Research, Education and Service.


The competition includes three contest categories:

Education - Games that Enhance Learning

Research - Promoting a Culture of Sustainability

Service - Focusing on Wellness in the Community


Winners from each category will receive a cash prize, and placement in UCLA’s app store. For complete “Code for the Mission” app competition details and important deadlines, please visit,  https://codeforthemission.ucla.edu/mission/

“Code for the Mission” Bootcamps – Open to UCLA Community

(limited spots, reserve yours today!)


About the 2015 “Code for the Mission” Categories

Education: Games that Enhance Learning

Innovative approaches to learning such as games, simulations and earning badges are evolving and complimenting traditional methods of teaching.

Research: Promoting a Culture of Sustainability

In conjunction with UCLA's premier Grand Challenge, help us reach our goal of achieving 100% sustainability in energy, water and biodiversity by 2050.

Service: Focusing on Wellness in the Community

Many new efforts to promote wellness are abounding with the new found capabilities to manage personal health using smart phones.