THE LEADING RUSSIAN COMPANIES BECAME THE WINNERS OF “THE BLOCKHAIN ECONOMY” AWARD
March 28, 2018, World Trade Center, Moscow. Within the framework of the international congress BLOCKCHAINRF-2018 an awarding ceremony "BLOCKCHAIN ECONOMICS" for outstanding merit of blockchain technology development was held.
Due to the day of mourning in Russia, which was announced by the President of the Russian Federation, it was decided by the organizers of the congress, the Russian Association of Cryptocurrency and Blockchain (abb. RACIB), to change the format of the event, abandoning the previously planned show program. The awarding ceremony was held in a business format.
The host of the ceremony was the well-known journalist and TV presenter Alexander Lyubimov. Awards were presented to the representatives of the winning companies by the president of RACIB, Yuri Pripachkin, the chairman of the State Duma Committee on the financial market Anatoly Aksakov, the vice-president of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation Maxim Fateev.
A competent jury consisted of leading experts in the field of blockchain technologies development who are members of the RACIB Supervisory Board determined the winners in 12 nominations, guided by the economic effect of the project implementation and the potential for its further scaling.
The following companies became winners of the award in the respective categories:
The Federal State Registration Service, cadastre and cartography (Rosreestr) in the nomination "The best digital practice of using blockchain in public sector" for the registration procedure of the first in the history of Russia contract of a joint construction with the use of blockchain technology.
Alexey Sotskov, assistant to the head of Rosreestr..
OOO RT-Invest Transport Systems in the nomination "The best digital practice of using blockchain in state companies and corporations" for the draft development of a national digital platform in the transport sector.
Anton Zamkov, CEO of RT-Invest Transport Systems..
The "Fintech" Association in the nomination "The best digital practice of using blockchain in financial services" for the MasterChain platform creation - an interaction instrument between banks and other players of the financial market on the basis of distributed registry technologies.
Ivan Dergachev, project manager of the “Fintech” Association. .
The project "The third opinion" in the nomination "The best digital practice of using blockchain in healthcare" for launching an application that operates on the basis of a neural network, trained to recognize pathologies in medical images.
Anna Misheryakova, the founder of "The Third Opinion" project.
Department of Moscow Information Technologies in the nomination "The best digital practice of using blockchain in social projects" for creating an electronic platform for self-government of apartment buildings residents "Electronic House", part of the project "Active Citizen".
Andrey Belozerov, Adviser to the Head of the Department of Information Technologies of Moscow..
Petroleum Trading in the nomination "The best digital practice of using blockchain in the power industry" for conducting the first oil and gas products transaction in Russia with the use of blockchain technologies.
Maxim Dyachenko, Managing Partner, Petroleum Trading.
The video platform TVZavr in the nomination "The best digital practice of using blockchain in the media environment" for the implementation of the innovative system of decentralized movies distribution - MoviesChain.
Alexander Pavlov, head of MoviesChain by TVZavr..
PJSC "MegaFon" in the nomination "The best Russian product of the blockchain economy" for conducting the first joint payment transaction with partner banks in Russia with the use of blockchain technologies.
Alexander Boreiko, Director of Public Relations..
PJSC "Sberbank" in the nomination "The most nationally oriented blockchain investor" for launching the project on the documents exchange with the FAS Russia on the basis of blockchain technology. The started workflow became the first case of official blockchain technologies use by the Russian federal authorities.
Sergey Polikanov, Head of the New Economy Department of Sberbank CIB.
TV channel Russia Today in the nomination "Popularization of Russian blockade technologies" for the regular preparation and dissemination of materials on the potential of mining in Russia, coverage of the events of the Russian crypto industry and informing the foreign audience about the most interesting block projects.
Miguel Francis Santiago, Russia Today television channel..
Platform RIGHT COIN in the nomination "The best digital practice of using blockchain in jurisprudence". The platform, created with the help of blockchain and smart contract technology, allows people to get free high quality legal services regardless of the countries, language and jurisdiction, and to provide lawyers around the world with workplaces.
Alexander Treschev, the founder of the RIGHT COIN project..
The Skolkovo Foundation in the nomination "The best competence center for blockchain technologies" for the creation of a technology support center for projects working on the Ethereum platform.
Pavel Novikov, director of the Fintech & Blockchain Foundation "Skolkovo" development center..
The special award under the name of Satoshi Nakamoto for the outstanding contribution to the blockchain technologies industry development was awarded to the government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela for launching the first digital national currency El Petro. The award ceremony was attended by The award ceremony was attended by Venezuelan Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Russian Federation Carlos Rafael Faria Tortosa..
Carlos Rafael Faria Tortosa, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Venezuela to the Russian Federation..
Also, the organizers have noted the special prize of the RACIB partner – the Congress and Exhibition Company Imperia for holding public events aimed at the popularization of digital and blockchain technologies.
Andrey Podlesnov, Vice-President of the Imperia..
The organizers of the BLOCKCHAINRF Congress are planning to make the "BLOCKCHAIN ECONOMICS" award on annual basis.
You can find the full award ceremony photo report here.
About the "BLOCKCHAIN ECONOMY" AWARD
The "BLOCKCHAIN ECONOMY" award is an industry professional award, which is awarded for outstanding services in the field of blockchain technologies development. The founder is the Russian Association of Cryptocurrency and Blockchain.
The strategic objectives of the award are as following: to increase the level of confidence in the sector; assistance in the realization of national projects of the Russian Federation in the field of informatization and the implementation of new information technologies in various sectors of the Russian economy; support the development of information services on the basis of blockchain technology; the development of the decentralized solutions use of blockchain technologies in the economic and social spheres of the society in terms of the public interest; Integration of information services on the basis of blockchain technology.
The jury of the award includes leading industry experts and members of the Supervisory Board of RACIB..
The functions of the jury in the framework of the award are as following: examination of nominee projects; ensuring the competence and objectivity of the conclusion; compliance of applicants and nominees with the award criteria (nominations). The jury selects the best projects in the nominated categories according to the evaluation criteria and determines the winners of the award by open voting. The jury has a right to establish special nominations, which are not declared in the main nominations.