Category Archives: News

Participate in the Portuguese QualiChain pilot

In the context of the QualiChain project, we ask for your collaboration by participating in the Portuguese QualiChain pilot and testing the results obtained. For this, we ask you to perform the following three steps, in order to allow us to understand your opinion before and after using the developed system: Step 1. – Fill the horizontal […]

Watch the new QualiChain video

A brand new video has been produced by the QualiChain project to explain what the project is about and what it offers. This short animated video provides an overview of the project objectives, as well as the main stakeholders targeted by the project. Additionally, the video introduces the project pilots conducted in the 4 key […]

QualiChain featured in CORDIS

The QualiChain project has been featured in a CORDIS article entitled: A better way to verify educational and employment credentials. The article provides an overview of the project’s objectives and innovations, related to streamlining and simplifying recruitment processes through the use of blockchain, semantics, data analytics, and gamification technologies. The article includes quotes from Dr Panagiotis […]

The QualiChain pilot flyers have landed

The 5 pilots of the QualiChain project now have brand new flyers. The flyers provide an overview of each pilot, its objectives, the targeted stakeholders, as well as the main scenario. The flyers are available in the languages of each pilot, i.e., English, Greek and Portuguese. The flyers can be downloaded from here.

ASEP signs Memorandum of Understanding with Hellenic Blockchain Hub

The Supreme Council for Personnel Selection (ASEP, Hellenic Parliament’s linked third party) and the Hellenic Blockchain Hub (HBH) agreed to build cooperation by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on January 22, 2021. HBH is a non-profit network of executives from the public and private sector aiming at the dissemination of knowledge on the blockchain […]

Blockchain and Smart Contracts course

Miguel Correia (INESC-ID, Portugal) is going to teach the second edition of a course on Blockchain and Smart Contracts, after the success of the first edition last year. A joint initiative of Técnico+ and Católica-Lisbon, with collaboration from INESC-ID, the course provides a 30-hour introduction to the topic. The first half of the course presents […]

QualiChain passes first review with flying colours

The first formal review of the QualiChain project took place on June 18th, 2020. The review was held online and was attended by representatives from all project partners, the Project Officer, two external reviewers, as well as DG CONNECT representatives. The review was a complete success, with the reviewers and the Project Officer commending the […]

Overview of Horizon 2020 projects on “ICT-enabled Public Sector Innovation”

A new report has been published by the European Commission, presenting the projects that have received funding on the topic of “ICT-enabled Public Sector Innovation”. In the 2016-2017 period, 13 projects have received nearly €49 million EU funding via four calls for proposals and two research and innovation topics supporting ICT–based solutions for migration and […]

New study: Blockchain for Digital Government

One of the key foundations of the QualiChain project is taking advantage of Blockchain ledgers as decentralised, permanent, unalterable stores of information that can help with the archiving and trust issues in education, as well as provide a frictionless method for transacting with others. Blockchain is at the forefront of research initiatives and projects all […]