The Gifu University located in Japan has shared that they are exploring NEM blockchain in developing the solutions to trace the supply chain in the dental pulp stem cell (DPSC) research. An Associate Professor of the University has explained that they are intending to develop solutions to trace the supply chain in the dental pulp stem cell (DPSC) research & a distribution system that fully records manufacturing, distribution, and consumption in an open form
A cybersecurity firm, Kudelski Security has shared their aim to launch the first purposefully vulnerable blockchain during Black Hat conference as a part of an initiative in increasing blockchain awareness. The head of cybersecurity research at Kudelski, Nathan Hamiel explained, “What we wanted to do was create this pre-made blockchain, create this educational framework around it so you can learn more about it and more about blockchain security.”
RMIT University has been recognised on becoming the world’s top universities for blockchain research only after University of Cambridge and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Kaiko list. The RMIT Blockchain Innovation Hub, Dr Chris Berg explained, “I’m very proud of the research and engagement we’re doing at RMIT, it’s genuinely cutting-edge research with deep significance for the future of the global economy.”
A press release published by the Portland State University (PSU) researchers has revealed that they’re currently developing a blockchain protocol to combat counterfeit pharmaceuticals. The project is in collaboration with PSU computer science doctoral student Naif Alzahrani published work dubbed entitled, “A new product anti-counterfeiting blockchain using a truly decentralized dynamic consensus protocol.”
An announcement has been made the University of Luxembourg that they’re going to participate in the University Blockchain Research Initiative, funded by Ripple. The SVP of Global Operations at Ripple, Eric Van Miltenburg commented, “We are honoured to partner with the University of Luxembourg as they are working to make micropayments a reality.”
A $40,000 worth of fund has been provided for the USA Ivy League’s Dartmouth College by VeChain to promote blockchain research and its implementation. VeChain is a smart contract platform which focuses on supply chain management is also involved with numerous high profile partnership such as a well-established car manufacturers Renault and BWM.
One of the leading universities based in Israel, Tel Aviv University (TAU) has confirmed that the Hogeg Institute for Blockchain Application is to be established at the university. According to the report, the institute aims to enhance the cryptocurrency and blockchain research in terms of its application to some industries and its productivity in the industry.
The Tel Aviv University and entrepreneur Moshe Hogeg have come together to develop the Hogeg Institute for Blockchain Applications. Hogeg reportedly donated NIS 7 million towards the institute which is in the framework of the Coller School of Management at Tel Aviv University. The president of the University also stated that the institute would promote innovative research.
An announcement has been made by the National University of Singapore (NUS) regarding the formation of an academic research lab and think tank called “Cryptocurrency Strategy, Techniques and Algorithms” or CRYSTAL Center. It aims to provide a scientific clarity in the blockchain cryptocurrency space and to become the world’s leading blockchain research centers.
The Toronto based Blockchain Research Institute is welcoming new members to participate in their research and explore the DLT ventures. Companies such as SpaceChain, Procter & Gamble, Intuit, Exonn Mobil, and Cisco have joined the Blockchain Research Insititute, Toronto. The companies believe the potential of the technology and intend to embrace blockchain to their services.