JBS to Support "JPHACKS 2015" the Biggest Collegiate Hackathon League in Japan As Gold Sponsor



JBS supports ”JPHACKS" held in Nov. - Dec. 2015 by the students under the University of Tokyo (Hereinafter UTokyo) Social ICT Global Creative Leaders (GCL) Program. "JPHACK" is the biggest Hackathon event for students in Japan. This year with help from UTokyo, Hokkaido University, Tohoku University, Kobe City, and Kumamoto University the events will be held at 5 locations and expect to have more than 300 participants.

Through this event JBS continues to support engineers, developers, designers who create products to astonish the world.


JPHACKS Overview

JPHACKS 2014 was held in UTokyo and 34 selected teams and 120 students participated in the event.
Recognized as the biggest student Hackathon it contributed to the information science by raising the interest in programming by students.

Sponsor & Cosponsor

Sponsor :JHACKS Organization Committee
Cosponsor :Utokyo Graduate Program for Social ICT Global Creative Leaders, UTokyo Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, Hokkaido University, Future University of Hakodate, Tohoku University, Kobe City, Kumamoto University

Date & Venue

Hackathon (Local district preliminaries)
Nov. 28 & 29, 2015
Hokkaido University (http://www.hokudai.ac.jp/)
Tohoku University (http://www.tohoku.ac.jp/japanese/)
University of Tokyo (http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/campusmap/map01_02_j.html)
Kobe City Mint-Kobe (http://mint-kobe.jp/access/)
Kumamoto University (http://www.kumamoto-u.ac.jp/)

Pitch Event (Final)
Dec. 12, 2015 (@University of Tokyo)


University students, graduate students, technical college student

Expected number of applications

300 people
Tokyo Area 100, Hokkaido Area 50, Tohoku Area 50, Kansai Area 50, Kyushu Area 50

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