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Government of Canada Sponsors DECENTRALIZED 2019

The University of Nicosia is proud to welcome the Government of Canada to the growing number of international sponsors that will be participating in its premier blockchain and digital currency event, DECENTRALIZED 2019, which will be held in Athens, Greece, between 30 October and 1 November.

Government of Canada Sponsors DECENTRALIZED 20192019-08-08T16:10:20+03:00

UNIC Becomes Hyperledger Associate Member

More specifically, IFF | UNIC was invited to become a Hyperledger Associate Member in recognition of its ongoing work and plans for future contribution to the Hyperledger community, joining like-minded notable blockchain-oriented organisations and big industry players like IBM, Intel and SAP.

UNIC Becomes Hyperledger Associate Member2019-08-01T10:39:54+03:00

DECENTRALIZED 2019: The ‘Father’ of Blockchain to present at Athens Conference

Europe’s premier blockchain conference is back between 30 October and 1 November, featuring an impressive line-up of speakers, including Dr. W. Scott Stornetta, considered one of the “fathers” of Blockchain, three times referenced in Satoshi Nakamoto’s original Bitcoin design paper.

DECENTRALIZED 2019: The ‘Father’ of Blockchain to present at Athens Conference2019-07-16T15:45:18+03:00

International Symposium on Forecasting Explores M4 Competition Findings and their Applicability to Business

The 39th edition of the Symposium took place over four days in Thessaloniki, featuring IFF’s Professor Spyros Makridakis and the findings of his latest M-Competition

International Symposium on Forecasting Explores M4 Competition Findings and their Applicability to Business2019-06-21T15:03:04+03:00

UNIC partners with R3 on Corda blockchain platform

The Institute For the Future (IFF) at the University of Nicosia, has joined enterprise software firm R3’s collaborative initiative to develop innovative applications and solutions on its Corda blockchain platform. Corda is an enterprise-grade blockchain platform that removes costly friction in business transactions by enabling institutions to transact directly using smart contracts, while ensuring the [...]

UNIC partners with R3 on Corda blockchain platform2019-06-11T12:56:11+03:00

Prof. Louca among the Top 100 Women in Fintech

Prof. Louca proudly representing the emerging Cyprus Blockchain community The Director of Partnerships at the Institute For the Future - UNIC was featured among the Top 100 Women in Fintech Globally for 2019 Professor Soulla Louca, a Director of the Institute For the Future (IFF) at the University of Nicosia (UNIC), joins a select list [...]

Prof. Louca among the Top 100 Women in Fintech2019-06-11T12:05:20+03:00

DECENTRALIZED 2019: Milestone Blockchain Conference in Athens

DECENTRALIZED 2019: Milestone Blockchain Conference in Athens Registrations are now open for Europe’s premier blockchain conference, set to return to Athens for a second consecutive year between 30 October and 1 November DECENTRALIZED 2018 featured more than 100 international speakers, coming together to analyse the steps towards a “Decentralized Future”, as well as to exchange [...]

DECENTRALIZED 2019: Milestone Blockchain Conference in Athens2019-06-11T12:01:50+03:00

IJF Special Issue on M4

A Special Issue of the International Journal of Forecasting, exclusively devoted to the M4 competition, has been completed and will be published before the end of this year. It includes 35 papers by top academics from universities around the world and high level practitioners from Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Uber, SAP and SAS. There is a [...]

IJF Special Issue on M42019-06-11T12:57:35+03:00

UNIC is Powering a “Startup Europe Week Nicosia” (SEW18) Event on Blockchain & Cryptos

UNIC is Powering a “Startup Europe Week Nicosia” (SEW18) - Event on Blockchain & Cryptos The event will bring together an amazing lineup of speakers to deliver explosive presentations on:  The Fourth Industrial Revolution: How Blockchain Technology and Crypto Currencies are Disrupting our Life. Join us to learn how Blockchain Technology is disrupting our life, how [...]

UNIC is Powering a “Startup Europe Week Nicosia” (SEW18) Event on Blockchain & Cryptos2019-03-21T16:33:24+03:00