The upcoming Odyssey Hackathon 2020 shall be held on 3–5 April in Groningen, Netherlands. As an ecosystem member, Waves hopes to supply the correct constructing blocks to assist members resolve as a lot of the challenges as potential. Uncover all of the challenges and prepare for the world’s largest blockchain & AI hackathon!
Since 2016, Odyssey members have tackled 21st-century challenges utilizing applied sciences resembling blockchain, AI, Massive Information and robotics. Total, greater than 230 prototypes have emerged from the hackathon.
All groups collaborating in Odyssey Hackathon 2020 shall be supplied with entry to ecosystems associated to their problem for additional prototype improvement and pilot launch after the occasion. All 2,000 members can even obtain a part of the €200,000 complete money rewards.
The hackathon is optimized for startups, established groups, scale-ups, SMEs, company groups, in addition to neighborhood and pupil groups who need to work on one of many challenges outlined.
In late October, we introduced that Waves was becoming a member of the Odyssey ecosystem. We due to this fact hope to see extra Waves-based options introduced by hackathon members for a broad vary of industries, from cybersecurity and demanding infrastructure to atmosphere and power.
In April 2019, the Tradisys workforce gained the hackathon’s Rethink Retirement observe. Tradisys got here up with an answer for a Dutch pension fund based mostly on the Waves Platform open protocol.
20 challenges to form the 21st century
The Odyssey challenges handle complicated multi-stakeholder points that can not be solved by one firm, authorities, or trade. Groups will have the ability to depart their mark on a variety of industries, from healthcare and power transition to public security and safety.
The challenges are offered by varied firms, state establishments, and non-profit organizations, together with the Worldwide Council for Conservation of Nature, KLM Cargo and the Dutch Ministry of the Inside and Kingdom Relations.
You may discover all of the challenges right here.
Waves will reveal its potential constructing blocks to assist resolve the challenges at Odyssey Join, which shall be held on 4–5 February 2020.
To assist collaborating groups efficiently sort out the challenges there shall be a two-day data trade occasion in The Hague, Netherlands. Right here, potential groups can meet the problem leaders, discover out extra concerning the challenges straight from them and get a headstart in hackathon preparation. Additionally, you will have the ability to community with different collaborating groups.
The Waves workforce will attend the occasion and announce its constructing blocks — the know-how stack members of the hackathon can use — and the challenges that may be addressed utilizing them. We’ll present any assist wanted each throughout Odyssey Join and with our workforce of Jedi through the hackathon itself.
You may apply to take part right here. The occasion is free.
In case you have any questions on Waves’ participation and assist, please ask them in our Telegram group. See you in The Hague!