The competition received a total of 82 entries 9 countries. As the result of Preliminary Evaluation and Final Selection, one Grand Prize, three Outstanding Performance Awards, five Special Awards, and eight Fukuoka Innovator Awards were given.
  • Grand Prize:
  • ThinReports
    Matsukei Co., Ltd. (Shimane)
    This form generation system innovating the complicated systems development distinctive of Japan displays a high degree of completion.
  • Outstanding Performance Awards:
    Internet Initiative Japan Inc. (Tokyo)
    As a domestically-made Ruby development platform, the impact on industry promises to be large. It is still under development, but completion is expected.
  • Wakame
    Axsh Co., Ltd. (Tokyo)
    This virtual data center is a novel and promising experiment in cloud services.
  • Engine Yard Award:
  • Gene information analysis platform: Genome Sphere
    Manycolors Inc. (Fukuoka)
    This platform applying the merits of Ruby into the research field of genetic information analysis has a considerable social impact.
  • Yukihiro Matsumoto Ruby Leadership Award:
  • CloudFoundry
    VMware, Inc. (U.S.A)
    For a global company based in Silicon Valley to develop a product using Ruby has an impact on industry.
  • Silicon Valley Ruby Innovator Award:
  • Banjo
    Banjo, Inc. (U.S.A)
    This application integrating major worldwide social networking services such as Facebook and Twitter demonstrates great usability. Further expansion is expected.
  • Technology Award:
  • fog
    Wesley Beary (U.S.A)
    As development of a Ruby library compatible with a variety of cloud services, this entry is expected to contribute to the spread of Ruby.
  • MobiCloud
    Kno.e.sis Center (U.S.A)
    As a cloud-based application development framework, MobiCloud is expected to increase the number of Ruby developers.
  • Fukuoka Innovator Awards:
The following were selected for promising efforts that contribute to the spread of Ruby in Fukuoka Prefecture.
  • Cloud-type Electronic Medical Record Data Evacuation System for Use in Times of Disaster Yamazaki Laboratory, Industrial Science and Technology Department, Kinki University WaRKS (Waiting Room Kiosk and Screen)
    Global Brains Co., Ltd.