HOW TO JOIN THE 2020 HONG KONG BLOCKCHAIN OLYMPIAD

Competition Process

First Draft

Whitepaper
by May 15th

1

Final Draft

Whitepaper
by June 1st

2

Selection

to HK Finals
by June 12th

3

Poster & Pitch

at HK Finals
on June 20th

4

Poster & Pitch

at Int’l Finals
July 3rd to 5th

5

Awards at IBCOL 2020

Gold Medals

1st place winner of a category
with 4096 USD prize

1

Silver Medals

2nd place winner of a category
with 2048 USD prize

2

Bronze Medals

3rd place winner of a category
with 1024 USD prize

3

Best Whitepaper

Recognition of the highest scoring
whitepaper

W

Best Prototype

Recognition of the highest scoring
posterboard + PoC

P

Merit Awards

Recognition of teams for
designing a complete solution

M

Project Evaluation

PAPER (40%)
COMPREHENSIVE DEEP-DIVE
Describe the project in a multipage document (no format or length limits
PITCH (20%)
GUIDED TOUR
Recognition of teams for designing a complete solution

For each format, projects are evaluated on commercial (viability) and technical (feasibility) perspectives:

Project Ideas

Below are probable examples. Participants are free to choose their own application area.

  • Identity Application Domain: E-KYC, Reputation System, Birth Registration, Patent Identification
  • Finance Application Domain: Pension, Payment, Stock Market, Subsidies
  • Land Application Domain: Mutation, Registration, Verification
  • Expatriates Application Domain: Employment, Welfare, Remittance
  • Agriculture Application Domain: Procurement, Disintermediation, Agricultural Insurance, Agricultural product provenance
  • Commerce Application Domain: Consumer Protection, VAT, Fraud Detection of Consumer Products
  • Health Application Domain: Privacy-preserving collection, Storage and retrieval of health data
  • Banking/Insurance Application Domain: Digital Asset Management, Inter-bank Settlement, Trade finance (back-to-back L/C), P2P Lending, Anti-Money Laundering, Digital Currency, Credit rating, Insurance Policy Authentication
  • Judiciary Application Domain: Securing Digital Evidence
  • Supply Chain Application Domain: Agricultural Supply Chain, Medicine Supply Chain
  • Document Verification Application Domain: Government Certificate, Educational Certificate
  • Smart City Application Domain: Smart Infrastructures, Citizen Services
  • Manufacturing Application Domain: Garments, RMG products or manufacturing goods provenance
  • Infrastructure: Protection of Critical Information Infrastructure
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