Research funding for workshop on blockchain and FinTech

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ITU Professor Roman Beck, who also leads the newly founded European Blockchain Center, has secured a small grant of 88.000 Danish kroner from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark. The grant will fund a two-day workshop of researchers from Danish universities and research institutions as well as researchers from the German-speaking countries, in collaboration with industry. The planned workshop aims for creating a blockchain research and education roadmap and prioritized agenda for the international scientific community concerned with investigating the new set of research challenges that emerge in the context of blockchain developments, in particular in the financial services industry. The workshop will be held in Frankfurt later this year.

The second Blockchain Summer School is on!

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The second Blockchain Summer School started this morning. During the week, 70+ participants will learn everything they need to know about this groundbreaking technology. On Friday, the summer school will conclude with the Nordic Blockchain Summit – 340 attendees already registered. Watch a video of last year’s summer school below.

Sign up now for the second Nordic Blockchain Summit

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Join us for the 2nd Nordic Blockchain Summit, where decision makers and business leaders from different backgrounds and industries come together to look beyond the hype, discussing opportunities and challenges that arise through Blockchain.
 
If you would like to learn why firms are massively investing in Blockchain, and if you would like to hear more about Blockchain in innovation from different perspectives, this is the right event for you.
 
The Nordic Blockchain Summit is an event by the European Blockchain Center, organized in collaboration between ITU, University of Copenhagen and Copenhagen Business School. 
 
The event will take place in the Lundbeckfond Auditorium at University of Copenhagen.
 
Registration: Please sign up by 10 August 2017:
 
This event is linked to the preceding Blockchain Summer School 2017: http://blockchainschool.eu