SELF-SOVEREIGN IDENTITY IN ACTION
September 11 – 13
September 11 – 13
Contribute to an open Self-Sovereign Identity ecosystem, consisting of a transparent trust framework and associated common infrastructure, empowering people and organizations to drive societal change. Enable all other Odyssey tracks to benefit from and contribute to this Self-Sovereign Identity ecosystem.
If it was just down to technology, a successful cross-border Self-Sovereign Identity (SSI) would already exist; a truly digital native identity, common, widely adopted and backed by government, industry and society.
In reality, SSI transcends technology, and implementation will require new tech, laws and regulations, as well as new ways of collaboration (eco-system), policy-making and governance.
To serve the future social and economical needs of humanity, the principles of this Self-Sovereign Identity ecosystem must be rooted in 21st-century dynamics.
Though previously impossible, this Odyssey Hackathon track strives to explore the full complexity of an SSI system in an operational setting. Through collaboration with other tracks and key-stakeholders, we aim to make viable the main elements of an SSI environment.
A Self-Sovereign Identity aims to facilitate transactions, while allowing full control by the end user whose identifying attributes are being shared. People and companies must be able to share and revoke use of personal data by one or all reliant parties.
The SSI-track has four different bounties. Teams can pursue all bounties or choose to focus on one, two or three. All bounties require a multidisciplinary approach in order to create a solution that combines components of technology, business process, legal aspects and human aspects (usability). The cash rewards of this track will be split between these 4 bounties. Due to the nature of these bounties, they may also be shared with teams from other tracks.Click to read more
A Self- Sovereign Identity can unlock the full potential of the digital global economy. The identity of people, organizations and things is relevant to any transaction, while protecting Personal Identifiable Information (PII) is of increasing importance.
SSI enables the necessary exchange of verified data before committing to (proposed) transactions, which for high-value/high-risk transactions includes the identity.
A WINNING TEAM WILL...
Demonstrate its solutions fit and make sense in the bigger picture.
Go after one or more of the presented bounties.
Work with teams from other hackathon tracks.
Collaborate on delivering an SSI ecosystem and framework to prove identity (of people, organizations and things) for other tracks to use.
Ensure their technology is agnostic, open-source and scalable.
Interoperability, user-centric, privacy-enhancing.
Dutch Blockchain Coalition
Dutch Ministry of The Interior
Dutch Chamber of Commerce
WITH THE WINNER
Following testing at the Digicampus’ excellent SSI Sandbox facilities, the goal is to create pilots for great solutions. 50% co-financing is available under certain conditions.
The entire track and the best solution(s) will influence the Dutch government’s next steps in investing in SSI.
THIS CHALLENGE CONTRIBUTES TO SOLVING:
16.9 By 2030, provide legal identity for all, including birth registration.
We especially welcome multi-disciplinary teams consisting of members from multiple organizations or companies. Surprise us in both team composition and going beyond existing solutions.
We expect teams to not only focus on the tech angle but also exploring new social, inclusive, legal, governance, and policy solutions.
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