Mexican authorities had been working on the bids tracking project for public contracts with blockchain. This is reported by Coindesk.
Speaking at a tech conference in Jalisco, Mexico's national digital strategy coordinator Yolanda Martinez detailed Blockchain HACKMX, a project she said has been in production since last September. The system was initially developed by a team of university graduates whose design won a contest calling for blockchain solutions that can help improve public services.
Yolanda Martinez, Mexico's national digital strategy coordinator told at a tech conference in Jalisco about Blockchain HACKMX. According to her, project is in the production from Septmber 2017. Initially, the system was developed by a team of university graduates whose design won a contest.
With blockchain applied to public contracts we'll be able to know whether a company that provides services to the government is trustworthy.
National digital strategy coordinator, Mexico
Martinez told attendees that the technology would eliminate the "easily corruptible" human element and introduce transparency to the public tender process. Records of the bidding process will be stored in blockchain with ability to be checked after the fact.
At the momeent, there's no tech info about the project, but Debate's report suggests the project will eventually be rolled out to the public, with the government eyeing it as a solution for state and local governments in particular.