The I'M-POSSIBLE Hackathon, a collaboration between the Embassy of Israel in Japan and the Nippon Foundation, came to a close on Sunday, October 10. 22 teams made of participants from Japan, Israel, and around the world competed for one month to come up with various ideas that could make the lives of people with disabilities more accessible in sports, daily life, transportation, human connections, employment, and other themes. Six teams landed on awards at the end of it all!
1st Place Assistech Design Lab（ADL）
2nd Place Sounds Direction
3rd Place Talkee
4th Place XALL
Special Award My Community
※１You can view a project summary and video by clicking on the name of each winning team.
※２Click HERE to view the project galleries of all participating teams.
※３Click HERE to view the event on Sunday, March 10.
Congratulations to all the winning teams!
And thank you to everyone from Israel, Japan, and around the world who participated and competed with their ideas to make a more accessible and inclusive society!
The I'M-POSSIBLE Hackathon is the beginning of the "Japan Israel Makers Community", a community created by the participants of this hackathon. This community platform will continue to allow for the further development of the ideas and products generated during the hackathon. In addition, information and videos such as lectures collected as a depository of knowledge on disabilities will continue to be posted on the special YouTube channel.
・I'M-POSSIBLE Project Gallery HERE
・Japan Israel Makers Community YouTube Channel HERE
Organizers Embassy of Israel in Japan・The Nippon Foundation
Co-organizers Tikkun Olam Makers・i-Collaboration Kobe・Lowenstein Rehabilitation Medical Center
Access Israel・hy[x]・Moris Inc・Shekulo Tov Group・Hackautism
Supporters Zero Project・8200 IMPACT・CLALIT Health Services・Sign Now・ELOR・Sicuy Shaveh
Holon Institute of Technology・Corundum Innovation Co., Ltd.
Economic Department of the Embassy of Israel in Japan