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Major Chinese University Launches Blockchain Research Center

One of the most selective universities in China, Fudan University, has opened a blockchain research center, according to an announcement published on Feb. 15.Per the announcement, Fudan University established the Shanghai Blockchain Engineering Technology Research Center in collaboration with Zhongan Online Property Insurance Co., Ltd. and Shanghai Zhongren Information Technology

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Ripple Expanded University Blockchain Research Initiative Network

Enterprise blockchain solutions provider Ripple expanded its University Blockchain Research Initiative (UBRI) network by adding another eleven universities in the United States, China, Singapore and Brazil. UBRI was launched by Ripple in June 2018 with 17 universities as launch partners to accelerate academic research, technical development and innovation in blockchain, cryptocurrency

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Ripple Expands Blockchain University Initiative With Partners in US, China & Singapore

Ripple has announced the latest new partners in its global University Blockchain Research Initiative (UBRI), which include universities in the United States, China, Singapore and Brazil. The development was announced in a press release published Feb. 7.As reported, Ripple launched UBRI in June 2018  to support academic research, technical development

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Austrian Capital Vienna Develops Reward Token for Citizens in Partnership With University

The Austrian capital, Vienna, is currently developing a blockchain-based token as a part of an incentive program, digital innovation news outlet Trending Topics writes on Monday, Jan. 28.The coin, reportedly dubbed the Vienna token and first announced in December 2018, will be developed together with the Vienna University of Economics

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Ripple and Major Beijing University Launch Blockchain Research Scholarship

A major Chinese research university has launched a blockchain research scholarship with the support of Ripple, according to a press release published on Jan. 18.In collaboration with blockchain payments firm Ripple, the Institute for Fintech Research at Beijing’s Tsinghua University (THUIFR) has announced the Blockchain Technology Research Scholarship Program (BRSP).

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University of Bahrain Will Issue Diplomas on the Blockchain Employing Blockcerts

The University of Bahrain will issue diplomas on the blockchain, English-language local media Trade Arabia reports on Jan. 13.According to the aforementioned article, the university employs the Blockcerts open standard in partnership with Learning Machine, a startup providing a system to issue verifiable official records using a blockchain-anchored format.As Cointelegraph

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Qtum Awards $400K Grant to Columbia University Research Team for Smart Contracts R&D

Open source blockchain project Qtum has awarded a $400,000 grant to academics at Columbia University to fund the development of a new programming language for Ethereum (ETH)-style smart contracts. The news was announced in an email shared with Cointelegraph Dec. 19.The research and development (R&D) grant will go to a

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Ethereum (ETH) Co-Founder Vitalik Buterin, Awarded Honorary Doctorate by the University of Basel

Yesterday, Friday 30th November 2018, the University of Basel held its 558th annual Dies Academicus ceremony. Founded in 1460, the University hosts this event to honor various deserving individuals for their contributions in academia and society. The recipients of this year’s awards were also made honorary doctors. Awardees during this

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Oldest Swiss University Awards Honorary Doctorate to Ethereum Co-Founder Vitalik Buterin

The University of Basel has granted an honorary doctorate to Ethereum (ETH) co-founder Vitalik Buterin, according to an official statement on the university’s website today, Nov. 30.The Faculty of Business and Economics of Switzerland’s oldest university has awarded Buterin for “outstanding achievements in fields of cryptocurrencies, smart contracts, and the

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Tezos Korea Foundation Joins Forces with Yonsei University to Promote Blockchain

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn The South Korean arm of the Tezos Foundation has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Yonsei University for the development of unique talents and expertise in blockchain technology, according to a press release  published by Tezos. The release reads: “Through this agreement, both sides will strengthen the expertise

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