blockchain2050 BV is a dynamic SME that implements the latest improvements in Blockchain technology developing secure and innovative blockchain solutions that use standard open-source implementations and provide the much needed transparency.
A member of the Aratos Group and based in CIC Rotterdam, the heart of the MIT business ecosystem, blockchain2050 also operates through offices in Athens, Greece and Sofia, Bulgaria.
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Blockchain Certificates as a Service
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Earlier today, Dr. Nikos Bogonikolos, President of Aratos Group took part in the Round Table with title “Cyber-physical Production Systems. Challenges and solutions” regarding issues concerning “Cloud storage and cybersecurity” and he shared with the rest of participants his experience on emerging cybersecurity technologies and occurring cyber threats and risks along with the brilliant case of Aratos Total Security Process Re-engineering methodology which can be extremely useful in cybersecurity together with Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence technologies.
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Aratos group, founded in 2003, keeps providing value-added downstream services to citizens with tailor-made products, designed on user needs and specifications. Aratos Group is active globally via strategic partnerships with important international and local organizations and industries in the sectors of Earth Observation, and Space Technologies, Blockchain Technologies and Healthcare Technologies.
We are glad to announce a recent achievement for the R&D project we are participating with our blockchain capabilities, VPP4ISLANDS project. So, VPP4ISLANDS project has been recently selected by ETIP SNET, "European Technology & Innovation Platforms Smart Networks for Energy Transition", as an outstanding project in the field of "Market Based Energy Systems". The project will be presented in the next ETIP SNET Regional Workshop, in particular in the Session 1 of the workshop "Market Based Energy Systems" that will take place online on 9 November from 9:30-13:00. More information: www.etip-snet.eu
Regarding the forthcoming HORIZON EUROPE calls and topics which are relevant to clusters: CL4 (WP7 - Digital, Industry and Space), CL5 (WP8 - Climate, Energy and Mobility) and CL6 (WP9 - Food, Bioeconomy, Natural Resources, Agriculture and Environment), we are planning to base our contribution onto Blockchain technology and tokenization for data transparency, security and enhanced adaptation. Specifically for tokenization we should mention that it is quite essential to numerous transactions aiming to remove any original sensitive payment or personal data from business systems, thus to protect them from negative financial impacts of a data theft. It provides safety and security to consumers and also compliance with industry regulations significantly easier, being applied to any potential vertical today. Feel free to contact us for further information and also to discuss potential collaboration.
As part of the expansion of blockchain2050 activities, we are pleased to announce that Tap2SOS, the life-saving wristband, has taken its first steps on the African continent, and is now available in Nigeria! By visiting the exclusive-for-Nigeria webpage Nigeria.tap2sos.com all customers from this region can now be served even faster through our specialized corporate representative.
VPP4Islands, the project that blockchain2050 BV proudly participates in, has now its own digital home and can be accessed by clicking here. VPP4Islands is a EU funded project that proposes disruptive solutions based on Digital Twin concept, Virtual Energy Storage Systems and Distributed Ledger Technology to revolutionize the existing VPP and build smart energy communities.From its website, visitors can learn about the project’s concept and impact, read the latest news and be informed about the Work Packages and its current progress. Moreover, the viewer can be introduced to all partners who contribute towards the development of the project as well as get to know the demonstration sites at which VPP4Islands will be implemented.
All publicly available results and dissemination activities are published in the website, with new content being added as the project matures. In addition, you can subscribe to VPP4Islands Newsletter in order not to miss out any development.
In the context of constant searching for acclaimed partners for the
onclusion of strategic partnerships, blockchain2050 is pleased to
announce that it is now a member of the International Association for
Trusted Blockchain Applications (INATBA).
INATBA is a global forum with direct communications channels for developers and users of DLT to further advance Blockchain technology, through interaction with regulators and policy makers. Its diversified business network consists of large industry players to micro startups and various non-profit organizations all round the world. blockchain2050 and INATBA share the same vision towards the advancement of Blockchain technology. This partnership will open new horizons for new fruitful collaborations by mutually exchanging knowledge and expertise.
INATBA regularly organizes meritorious events and workshops related to Blockchain technology advancements as well as modern challenges that need to be effectively addressed. blockchain2050 is an active participant in such events, from now on, sharing views and opinions with distinguished peers from around the globe.
BC2050 is representing project VPP4ISLANDS to the "DATA MANAGEMENT" Working Groups which is created from BRIDGE Initiative. The BRIDGE Initiative helps to connect engaged members and relevant Smart Grid and green Energy, Islands, and Digitalisation Projects to create a structured view of cross-cutting priorities. In 2021, 22 new European projects have joined BRIDGE initiative, participated in the discussions related to the green energy transition and contributed to the elaboration of novel EU directives by innovating the EU’s energy system and sharing their best practices. This happened during the BRIDGE General Assembly which took place on 2nd, 3rd and 4th of March, virtually, presenting the latest developments of the initiative. BC2050 attended the BRIDGE GA representing VPP4ISLANDS project.
More information in the attached #1Public Newsletter of VPP4ISLANDS project.
TAP2SOSTM, the IoT/M2M bracelet for secure storing and retrieving of medical data through Blockchain technology, has been upgraded to run on LTO Network. LTO Network is optimized for lightweight transactions, offering increased performance and smooth operation to all Blockchain applications that run on it. LTO Network utilizes anchoring techniques which are cost-effective and easy to implement, while providing increased integrity and enhanced transparency. The data is never stored on the blockchain. Instead it is hashed before anchoring and only the hash is stored on-chain. This, makes all involved data erasable on demand at any given moment, rendering TAP2SOSTM completely GDPR compliant.
A large part of our team's brainpower is fueling projects from around the world, working closely with valuable and like-minded collaborators. Right now, we are participating in #VPP4Islands, an EU initiative aiming to improve the performance of distributed renewable energy sources (e.g. storage systems, dispatchable sources, and variable outputs). Alongside a number of stellar teams coming from both academic and business backgrounds, we aim to use this initiative to stir positive economic, technological, environmental, and social changes in the field of energy!
Its proposal is about an Intelligent Blockchain-enabled Space-Assets Protection System. . The final winner from all the NATO countries will be chosen in a special event of NATO at 29 of June in Portugal.
As the President of Aratos Group and CEO of Aratos Systems BV, Dr. Nikos Bogonikolos, stated, Aratos continuing the presentation of cutting-edge innovations proposed a system which combines the Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain Technology for the safety of space assets like satellites, spacecrafts etc. “We are proud and happy that our Dutch small-medium enterprise, with the contribution of Greek scientists in its team, succeeded in qualifying at the finals of the NATO Innovation Challenge”, ended up Dr. Nikos Bogonikolos.
Aratos Systems BV (www.aratos-systems.com) has already developed other similar technological solutions for the security and defence with the use of space technologies like the innovative system for the calculation of the temperatures in the cities in high spatial resolution of 12.5m x 12.5m and near real time.
The Municipality of Argos-Mycenae became the first Municipality to install Blockchain technology. In the context of the integration of new technologies and the modernization of its administrative structures, the Municipality of Argos-Mycenae became the first Municipality of Greece to implement the Blockchain technology in its services.
The specific application created and implemented by Blockchain 2050 BV, a member of ARATOS Group, is expected to lead to a series of innovative and efficient services to citizens, while ensuring the inviolability of a series of documents issued and certified by municipal services. In addition, time-consuming and costly procedures for certifying and uniqueness of a document are avoided, as it is an interactive platform for electronic signature and document authentication with Blockchain technology.
Thus, the need to provide services that are more reliable, faster, safer and with the least possible participation of the citizen and the public service is effectively covered, while reducing the possibility of errors to the minimum possible level.
The entry of the Municipality of Argos-Mycenae in Blockchain technology creates the belief that other Municipalities and public bodies will follow the path of technological development of new systems, modernizing their structures and services to the citizens.
The advent of the Covid-19 Healthcare crisis has generated the need to hastily implement tools to track the mass movement of people and assist in maintaining essential services to curb the advance of the pandemic. This rapid deployment has generated a number of concerns regarding privacy, validation and data protection, fueling the need to ensure the security and integrity of data transmission and information exchange. The use of Blockchain Technology can ensure the validity and protection of information by serving as a security layer when mass data transactions of sensitive information are required. Foster trust and enable cooperation during crises by securing transactions with Blockchain technology. Enable secure transactions during any crisis and protect your data by utilizing our products:
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As of 30/June/2020, a team of stakeholders from quite different verticals, work objectives and geographical origins gave birth to a brilliant initiative of a quite pioneering vision: Space Waste management via Blockchain Technology. The project aims to counter the problem of space debris. More than 20.000 objects larger than 3 inches and over 128 million of smaller size, are populating several orbits around Earth. Most of them pose a great risk since they contain toxic and hazardous materials. By using Blockchain technology, space waste management will be effectively conducted by accurately mapping out floating debris. Blockchain technology is selected as a major pillar of this pioneering work because it presents significant potential for secure data sharing and improving the robustness of data collection of space debris and space waste management among the numerous projects and different stakeholders.
We are pleased to announce that the development of the unique solution tap2SOS has been successfully completed by blockchain2050 BV on behalf of Aratosmedica.
Aratosmedica is a member company of Aratos Group and its activities are focused on the field of health. The mindset of Aratosmedica is for everyone to have access to the ultimate good that is health. This is achieved through modern, innovative and cost-effective solutions of high quality.
tap2SOS is a reliable and low-cost bracelet for documentation and retrieval of medical data. blockchain2050 BV has developed it in order to be simple to use, safe and secure. The bracelet is activated by a tap of a smartphone and it can deliver fast and reliably critical medical data of its wearer, thus saving precious time especially when it comes to scenarios where speed and efficiency are crucial. tap2SOS is distributed by Aratosmedica and it is available from their website.
We are proud to announce that the new H2020-project VPP4ISLANDS, in which blockchain2050 participates, has been awarded. The start date will be 1 October 2020 and the (virtual) kick-off meeting will take place on 22 and 23 October. The project will develop Virtual Power Plants for interoperable and smart islands in Europe. From our office at CIC Rotterdam we will work on and support this great project.