Blockchain is an emerging field with tremendous opportunities for innovation. IEEE Blockchain Initiative works with various IEEE Blockchain Local Groups, IEEE Student Branches, IEEE Sections/Councils/Regions and other interested partners to conduct hackathons in various regions.


  • First Prize: $2500
  • Second Prize: $1500
  • Third Prize: $750

Planned Hackathons:

Group Sponsors Date
IEEE Miami Blockchain Group Kirsten Pomales Langenbrunner / Activate Build (Diogo Almeida) May 18-22, 2022
IEEE India Council Nikhil Karande, Sri Chandra, Munir Mohammed July 2022
IEEE Toronto Blockchain Group Marc Lijour / George Brown College (Albert Danison) / Bitcoin Bay (Jerry Qian) TBA
IEEE Puerto Rico Blockchain Group Cristian Melendez, Sergii Grybniak/ Web3 Boot Camp Aug 2022
IEEE Nigeria Blockchain Group Joseph Ebin TBA

Co-Chair: Ramesh Ramadoss
Co-Chair: John deVadoss