Decentralized Blockchain-based Organizations for Bootstrapping the Collaborative Economy
P2P Models is a large research project focused on building a new type of Collaborative Economyorganizations, which are decentralized, democraticand economically sustainable harnessing the potentials of the blockchain. It is funded through a €1.5M, 5-year ERC research grant.
Decentralised Qualifications’ Verification and Management for Learner Empowerment, Education Reengineering and Public Sector Transformation
QualiChain targets the creation, piloting and evaluation of a decentralised platform for storing, sharing and verifying education and employment qualifications and focuses on the assessment of the potential of blockchain technology, algorithmic techniques and computational intelligence for disrupting the domain of public education, as well as its interfaces with private education, the labour market, public sector administrative procedures and the wider socio-economic developments.
smART socIal media eCOsytstem in a blockchaiN Federated environment
ARTICONF addresses issues of trust, time-criticality and democratisation for a new generation of federated infrastructure, to fulfil the privacy, robustness, and autonomy related promises that proprietary social media platforms have failed to deliver so far.
PTwist: An open platform for plastics lifecycle awareness, monetization, and sustainable innovation
PTwist aims to design, deploy, and validate an open platform which will twist plastic reuse practices, by boosting citizens awareness, circular economy practices, and sustainable innovation inline with the new plastics economy vision.
Anticipatory design and ethical framework for Distributed Ledger Technologies (blockchain or DAG) and applications (smart contracts, IoTs and supply chain)
The proposed research analyzes the current “blockchain paradox,” also described as a “governance crisis” in the emerging DLTs (Distributed Ledger Technologies), as a challenge of connecting prototyping practices with policy analysis and ethical deliberation, which is also an important goal for the STS (Science, Technology and Society studies) scholarship reflecting emerging technologies.
Digital Disruptive Technologies to Co-create, Co-produce and Co-manage Open Public Services along with Citizens
CO3 aims at assessing the benefits and risks of disruptive technologies, namely: blockchain, augmented reality, geolocated social network, liquid democracy tools and gamification, in the co-creation, co-production and co-management of public services with citizens as PAs partners. Augmented Reality becomes… Read More
The Disrupted Society: mapping the societal effects of blockchain technology diffusion
The Blockchain and Society Policy Research Lab was established at the Institute for Information Law, at the University of Amsterdam at the beginning of 2018, with the help of a €1.5M European Research Council grant, to study the legal and policy implications of blockchain technologies. The goal of the Lab is to create a reliable and trustful source of legal and policy knowledge for the new era of decentralized digital technologies.
e-Society Interconnections Software
Our company Roksnet OÜ, based in Tallinn Estonia, has created the Roksnet e-Society Interconnections Software that
enables Governments to create a scalable distributed network between an unlimited number of systems for secure data
exchange and improve e-Government services to the next level for citizens and businesses.
SOcietal Needs aNalysis and Emerging Technologies in the public Sector
SONNETS will provide an innovative methodological framework for public sector organisations and related stakeholders to accelerate their transformation processes. SONNETS will set the way for the identification, analysis and take-up of emerging technologies that hold the potential infuse real value to public services managing the exponentially increasing “born digital” data and facilitating end-to-end security and privacy.
Decentralised Citizens ENgagement Technologies
D-CENT (Decentralised Citizens ENgagement Technologies) was a Europe-wide project bringing together citizen-led organisations that have transformed democracy in the past years, and helping them in developing the next generation of open source, distributed, and privacy-aware tools for direct democracy and economic empowerment. The EU-funded project started in October 2013 and ended in May 2016.