The grand opening of NUST MISIS and Vnesheconombank’s Center of Blockchain Competencies, Russia`s first specialized expert center for the implementation of blockchain technologies in the field of public administration, recently took place in Moscow.
Alevtina, Chernikova, Rector of NUST MISIS, has become a member of the VEB Expert Council for
VEB has organized an open conference on blockchain with Vitalik Buterin, the founder of the Ethereum blockchain-platform. The event was held at the Center of Competencies, which NUST MISIS and VEB will launch in the near future.
NUST MISIS and Vnesheconombank (VEB) will launch a Center of Competencies for New Materials and Breakthrough Technologies with a primary focus on blockchain, convergent (NBICS), and quantum technologies. The accumulation of knowledge about innovative technologies, the development of platforms for use in government organizations, and the training and popularization of those fields will be the Center`s main goals. This is the world`s first center with a combination of such competencies, and the main consumer of its services will likely be Russian state-owned companies and authorities.