UAE Government and INDRA launch worldwide Blockchain Hackathon

The United Arab Emirates Government is launching the largest global virtual hakathon organized in history with the aim to push the limits of what is possible using the blockchain.

With more than $140,000 in prizes, the Blockchain Virtual GovHack is seeking out the best and brightest developers, designers and entrepreneurs to participate in this global virtual hackathon.

The hackathon will take place on hursday, 15 December, 2016 – 09:00 am to Sunday, 8 January, 2017 – 23:45 pm.

The finalists will be invited to the “World Government Summit” event in Dubai, to be held from 12th to14th, February 2017.

The hackathon is one part of the overall “World GovTechioneers Race” which is an annual award designed to acknowledge government technology pioneers for providing global solutions to common global challenges.

The Hackathon themes are: Re-inventing Global Identity; Reducing the Paper Footprint; Fighting Fraud and Proceeds of Crime; The Future of Health; and Building Smart Cities.

Open call for Registration is open until December 12th , 2016 at

Image over the headline.- His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai at the latest World Government Summit. © World Government Summit.

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