Hackathon: Smart Financing Toolkit for the AEC Industry

Using R3 CORDA blockchain + Kotlin to create solutions for financing construction and infrastructure projects

Full agenda available [HERE]


The CBC is pleased to announce our first DLT/AEC Hackathon, led by University College London and R3. On this event we will develop blockchain financing & payment tools for the real estate and construction sector and initiate our first CBC open source project: Smart Financing for the AEC Industry.

The Hackathon will take place over five days in Central London. It will begin at CordaCon London 2018, R3’s annual flagship conference covering the latest developments in R3 blockchain technology, and then move to UCL’s Bloomsbury Campus for 3 days of intense coding with R3 developers and a final presentation day.

This event is open to all, but will be of particular interest to CEOs and CTOs in the Real Estate and AEC industries, Startups, AEC Professionals, Computer Scientists and Software Developers. No Corda knowledge is necessary but a general understanding of OOP is desirable. Familiarity with Java and Kotlin is recommended.


10am – 5pm, Wednesday 12th to Sunday 16th September 2018


Day 1: CordaCon, 200 Aldersgate, London, EC1A 4HD

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Days 2 to 5: 22 Gordon Street, University College London, WC1H 0QB



The CBC's Hackathons are strategic, tailored events to develop open source DLT & Blockchain solutions for the AEC Industry. The collaborative effort is open to many technologies and aims to grow the CBC open source projects. We bring together leading technologists, industry experts, and academic practitioners to investigate the potential disruption and practical application of emerging technologies and actively develop new digital tools for the built environment.

[All profits from events will go towards the development of CBC open source projects]

Concession Tickets

The CBC offers a limited number of discounted and complimentary tickets for students, researchers and startup developers. To receive your access code, please complete the request form below.


The Construction Blockchain Consortium was established to develop knowledge transfer, arrange commercial and academic presentations, assess and test commercial services and technology, conduct research, and drive policy, regulation and understanding of the consequences of Blockchain and other emerging technologies in the Built Environment. The CBC is led by the UCL Department of Computer Science and The UCL Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment. We also investigate the development of open source tools on behalf of the industry and encourage application developers to build proprietary technology and services to deliver sustainable construction solutions.