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Regulatory sandbox for blockchain and legal advise for EBSI production phase

The European Commission launches a call for tenders to contract a consortium to: 

  • facilicate and operate a pan-European regulatory sandbox for #blockchain,
  • provide comprehensive legal advice for the EBSI production phase

Closing date: May 10th, 2022

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Forecasting Framework for the Anticipation of Future Blockcahin Skill Needs 

The CHAISE team has developed a forecasting framework for the anticipation of furure Blockchain skill needs, and would like to ask blockchain stakeholders and practitioners to review and validate the key findings.

You are invited to participate in the validation process by responding to teh following survey.

This survey is repeated on an annual basis with the aim to a) validate the project’s forecasting results for Blockchain skills demand and supply and b) identify changes in skills requirements, as compared to the previous year, for the three main BC occupational profiles (Blockchain Architect, Blockchain Developer and Blockchain Manager).

Who should participate?
  • Organisations that have incorporated or plan to incorporate Blockchain/DLT in their operations and retain or need staff with relevant skills.

  • Sector representatives and social partners.

  • Academics and researchers.

  • Experienced IT professionals.

  • Tech journalists and field experts.

In all cases, survey participants should have a good understanding of Blockchain/DLT and be aware of internal (organisational) realities.

The survey is divided into clear subsections and will not require more than 15-20 minutes to complete.

Upcoming

Our team will soon publish the following reports:

A thematic report focused on Blockchain applications in the Energy Sector. This report, scheduled for publication in April 2022, covers an overview of blockchain technology in the energy sector. It examines standardisation activities, use cases in the sector, status of R&D and innovation, regulatory challenges and barriers as well as insights directly from the industry based on interviews with experts. The report provides policy and regulatory recommendations for the future development of blockchain applications in the energy sector.

A thematic report focused on Decentralised Finance (DeFi). The report is aimed to provide an overview of key definitions and DeFi fundamentals, while it provides details about the DeFi market size, the concepts of Decentralised Lending and Borrowing as well as Decentralised Exchanges and other notable DeFi Concepts. This report is scheduled for publication in April 2022.