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University of Dubai and Chainyard to Integrate Blockchain in Business Research and Consultancy Services

Source: University of Dubai Website/News

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The University of Dubai (UD) and Chainyard represented by UD President Dr. Eesa Bastaki and Gigo Joseph, Vice President of Blockchain International Business Development at Chainyard, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for Centre for Business Research and Consultancy services.

Dr. Bastaki elaborated on the significance of adopting the Blockchain technology in the education sector. “This technology would help us meet our futuristic views and plans which include the automation of our systems at the University of Dubai. Not only that, but this technology will also facilitate the necessary university procedures and reduce the inconvenience of paper works for both staff and students.” He highlighted the advantages of this technology which is meant to establish immutability in terms of record documenting.

Joseph stated that “this academia-industry collaboration will further accelerate Blockchain adoption of solutions that deliver value in the region. Dubai is a leader in adopting Blockchain technology to improve the quality of lives of their citizens.” He added that this collaboration with the University of Dubai, will help create a center of excellence for accelerated Blockchain adoption across Gulf region.

Chainyard, a leader in Blockchain consulting services, consists of a dynamic team of Blockchain enthusiasts with the expertise, process, and technology required to develop world-class business and software solutions. With a focus on enterprise use cases, Chainyard is helping companies navigate Blockchain by working with them to identify value, prioritize opportunities and develop solutions.

Isaac Kunkel, SVP Consulting Services, Chainyard, said that “digital transformation is at the heart of many innovations going on in the Middle East today. We see the governments at the center of these activities through regulation and ongoing support of these activities.” He added: “The UD-CBRC is a key research and consultancy unit under University of Dubai in the region championing these efforts. Chainyard is pleased to partner with the University of Dubai to jointly help enterprises in the Gulf Region towards these goals.”

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