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04/15/2024 - 04/19/2024
Online Meeting Room

OpenTox Spring Hackathon 2024

All activities will be carried out online (virtual meetings, Slack, shared drives, online access to software tools and data, etc.). Attendance is limited to the first 50 approved registrants (you must be a current OpenTox Association member to attend).

Hackathon Topics:

  1. QSAR Modelling
  2. Toxicogenomics Analysis
  3. Integrated Approaches to Testing and Assessment
  4. Use of New Approach Methods in Risk Assessment
  5. Toxicokinetics
  6. Exposure Modelling
  7. Machine learning, text mining, large language models, knowledge graphs

Why Join the OpenToxAI Hackathon?

  • Network of Excellence: Connect with peers who share your zeal for knowledge and innovation. Forge connections that could catalyze future collaborations and open doors to exciting opportunities.
  • Skill Enrichment: Regardless of your level of expertise, participating in our OpenToxAI Hackathon will equip you with new skills that have the potential to transform industries and create lasting impact.
  • Showcase your expertise by fine-tuning a foundation model for chemical risk assessment tasks with high accuracy and efficiency.
  • Empower the Machine Learning community with documented insights and steps, enabling them to replicate successful approaches and build their own LLM solutions.
  • Contribute to a movement that democratizes access to cutting-edge LLMs, reshaping the landscape of chemical risk assessment for broader societal impact.


  • Beyond the knowledge gained, you will earn recognition for your contributions. Promising results will be considered for further development, publication, and dissemination at the OpenTox 2024 virtual conference.

Bursary Awards: 

While membership is typically mandatory for this event, we are delighted to offer 10 bursaries exclusively for non-member students, spanning from undergraduate to postdoctoral levels. Your participation matters to us, so seize this chance and apply for the bursary today.