HACKATHON: Blockchain as a traceability technology in industry

What is this Hackathon about?

It is a two-day multidisciplinary event organized by the University of Salamanca in collaboration with INCIBE through the Cybersecurity Chair, CyberChain, where participants from various areas (economics, law, computer science, etc.) will work intensively in teams of 5 people to produce a prototype focused on providing blockchain-based solutions for different traceability problems in the industry.

This event aims to foster innovation, creativity, and problem-solving through cooperation, promoting learning, networking, and the technical training and development of participants.

Who can participate?

The Hackathon is aimed at students from any Degree or Master's program at any Spanish university.

What challenges are proposed?

Traceability and Smart Logistics

Innovative ideas and/or tools in logistics using Blockchain for efficient traceability, route optimization, and product integrity assurance.

Financial Traceability and Smart Contracts

Ideas and/or tools to provide transparency to financial flows and automate transactions using Blockchain and smart contracts.

Traceability and Insurance

Ideas and/or tools to automate insurance management based on traceability with efficient compensations using ERC20 tokens.

Traceability Analysis

Ideas and/or tools to detect suspicious activities on blockchain, such as fraud or money laundering, through transaction analysis.

How do I form a team?

Teams will consist of
They must have a name that identifies them
and a captain to represent them

If you already have a team, each member must register individually indicating the team's name they belong to. The organization will verify that the team has 5 members and your team will be ready to participate.

The event organization will assist in team creation: If a person does not have a team and wants to participate, or if a team has less than 5 people, they can contact the organization at bisite@usal.es and the event officials will help them complete or become part of a team.

Do you want to participate?

Participation is free but registration is required through this link:

By registering, you are accepting the legal terms of the contest, which you can access at this link

Don't miss this unique adventure of learning, fun, and challenges. We are waiting for you!

“This initiative is carried out within the framework of the Recovery, Transformation, and Resilience Plan funds, financed by the European Union (Next Generation), the project of the Government of Spain that outlines the roadmap for the modernization of the Spanish economy, the recovery of economic growth and job creation, for a solid, inclusive, and resilient economic reconstruction after the COVID19 crisis, and to respond to the challenges of the next decade.”

Legal terms
Start date 19/04/2024
End date 20/04/2024

Friday from 10:00 to 19:00.
Saturday from 10:00 to 13:00.

12 hours

Hall - Edificio Multiusos I+D+i
University of Salamanca
Calle Espejo 2

Modality On-site
Price Free
Unión Europea
Gobierno de España
Plan de Recuperación, Transformación y Resiliencia