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July 2022 Newsletter

This is the official newsletter of the European Union Blockchain Observatory & Forum We are pleased to present our monthly update of the activities of the European Union Blockchain Observatory & Forum. This edition of the #EUBlockchain newsletter includes a brief roundup of upcoming workshops and publications.
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Blockchain Start-Ups, Innovation Hubs and SMMEs in European Countries

This workshop is organised by the Governmental Advisory Body of INATBA and its work stream on Blockchain Policies & Innovation Ecosystems, which seeks to identify the needs of policy makers (with a focus on the Africa region) in the developing of national Blockchain policies that provides an enabling environment for the growth of local innovation ecosystems, while providing an appropriate regulatory framework that provides protection to citizens in terms of data protection and privacy. This workshop is focused on blockchain start-ups, innovation hubs and SMMEs in European countries. The idea
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Blockchain: a key enabler to innovation in Europe and the world - Live Stream session available

Our first hybrid conference since 2020, titled "Blockchain: a key enabler to innovation in Europe and the world" took place in Brussels on Friday the 8th of July 2022. Our team presented the latest updates on the EU Blockchain landscape, the latest trends like Metaverse, Web3.0, NFTs and Energy Efficiency of Blockchain applications, as well as the opportunity to directly liaise with policy makers, regulators, startupers, NGOs, academics & researchers in the domain of Blockchain. A big thank you to all our fantastic speakers, panellists and moderators Eva A. Kaili, Pierre Marro, Lambis
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Introduction to Blockchain, NFTs and the Metaverse An on-campus UNIC Bootcamp, 3-7 October 2022

The Department of Digital Innovation, in collaboration with the Institute For the Future (IFF) of the University of Nicosia (UNIC), announces the first on-site boot camp on blockchain and crypto, which will take place at UNIC premises on 3-7 October 2022 This boot camp offers an introduction to blockchain technologies and will cover a variety of hot topics such as digital currencies, DAOs, NFTs, the Metaverse and Web3 and discuss the new possibilities that blockchain has to offer to all industries. Designed by UNIC’s faculty, the 30-hour program aims to: introduce blockchain technology and
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€ 1.6 MILLION OPEN CALL FOR WEB 3.0 INNOVATORS TO DEVELOP BLOCKCHAIN-RELATED SOLUTIONS

ONTOCHAIN APPLICATIONS ARE OPEN GRANTS UP TO € 119.500, FREE COACHING AND ACCESS TO TOP INFRASTRUCTURE The EU-funded project ONTOCHAIN is calling all Web 3.0 innovators to apply for its third open call and co-develop a new software ecosystem for trusted, traceable, and transparent ontological knowledge management. ONTOCHAIN offers a 10-month supporting programme with grants up to € 119.500 (equity-free), coaching, access to top infrastructure (iExec and MyIntelliPatent), visibility and joint exploitation opportunities. A total budget of € 1.673.000 is available to empower the best projects
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June 2022 Newsletter

We are pleased to present our monthly update on the activities of the European Union Blockchain Observatory & Forum. This edition of the #EUBlockchain newsletter includes a brief roundup of upcoming workshops and publications. News Save the date: 8 July 2022, in Brussels! The first largescale hybrid event organised by the EU Blockchain Observatory and Forum since 2020 will take place this summer! The agenda will cover topics like latest EU Blockchain Ecosystem developments Metaverse & Web3.0 eIDAS regulation energy efficiency of blockchain applications & applications in the energy sector. We
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