Swiss-based fintech company Cryptix has launched a research project, Project Pallas, to examine the limitations and opportunities of blockchain technology.
Cryptix is building on its expertise as a full-service provider for creating and implementing digital payment solutions and disruptive fintech ideas: In a new research project, the Swiss-based fintech company will explore the most pressing challenges of blockchain technology, including topics such as privacy, compliance and sustainability. The aim of Project Pallas is to find new application fields that combine these three elements and fulfils the following requirements:
The Austrian Blockchain Center is a collaborating partner
The Austrian Blockchain Center is a research and development workgroup that includes universities, research institutes and consultants. Currently, four researchers from the RIAT Institute for Future Cryptoeconomics are working at Cryptix Labs to research the technologies and support Project Pallas. The researchers are currently evaluating different, existing blockchain technologies and have created a testing framework to get measurable results from those technologies. “We are excited about this collaboration that aims to bridge a critical gap. By collaborating with researchers, we will be able to explore new perspectives and find a comprehensive solution to the current challenges the blockchain technology faces”, explains Armin Reiter, Cryptix CIO.
Publishing the results of Project Pallas
The results of Project Pallas will be published on the Cryptix website and shared with the Austrian Blockchain Center so that anyone who is interested – no matter their location, industry or background – can benefit from Project Pallas. “In the spirit of blockchain, the results of Project Pallas will be decentralised, so to speak. We see this as a starting point that inspires new blockchain projects and industry developments”, says Bernhard Koch, Cryptix CEO and initiator of the project.
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