Ripple partners with Carnegie Mellon and 10 other universities

07 Feb, 2019
by David Robb
Ripple partners with Carnegie Mellon and 10 other universities

Ripple has announced partnerships with 11 new universities in order to further blockchain research. This is part of its University Blockchain Research Initiative (UBRI).

The UBRI was launched back in June 2018, and it is now supporting 29 schools in their academic research, technical development and innovation in the fields of blockchain, as well as cryptocurrency and digital finance systems.

Two of the most high-profile universities joining the UBRI are Carnegie Mellon and Cornell. The others are Duke University, Georgetown University, University of Kansas, University of Michigan, Morgan State University, National University of Singapore, Northeastern University, University of Sao Paulo, Institute for Fintech Research, Tsinghua University.

According to Eric van Miltenburg, SVP of Global Operations at Ripple, "In less than a year, our initial UBRI partners hit the ground running with the launch of new research projects, events, course offerings and more. Expanding the ecosystem to a more global, diversified network of UBRI partners will only continue to enrich these projects".

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