On February 17th-22nd, 2018, "Blockchain x Company Vitalization Hackathon" hosted by Aizu General Holdings Co., Ltd. was held at the University of Aizu. In this event, participants developed systems utilizing the blockchain technology under the theme of "Health".

Nine students joined blockchain workshop on 17th and 18th, and three teams composed of seven students participated in the Hackathon on 22th.

Team "Block Forth" won the first prize in the Hackathon. They developed an app named "39 Relay" in which employees can give "Thanks Point" to each other on an anonymous basis.

♢First prize: Team "Block Forth", App "39 Relay", Financial incentive 150,000 yen
Mr. Takayuki Hoshino (2nd-year master's student)
Mr. Masahiro Arai (2nd-year master's student)
Mr. Sei Sano (2nd-year master's student)
Mr. Takanori Watanabe (3rd-year undergraduate student)

♢Second prize: Team "PoH", App "Shimarin Chain", Financial incentive 70,000 yen
Mr. Nozomi Morimoto (2nd-year undergraduate student)

♢Participation prize: Team "Ultraman"
Mr. Yusuke Sato (1st-year undergraduate student); Aizu Laboratory Prize: 10,000 yen of Amazon Gift Card
Mr. Daiki Hashimoto (1st-year undergraduate student)


Team "Block Forth" at the award ceremony
Team "PoH" at the award ceremony


Team "Ultraman" making presentation


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