The Center’s mission is to be the one-stop-shop Austrian Research Center for Blockchain (and related) technologies to be applied in industrial applications like industry 4.0 / IoT as well as financial, energy, logistics, government and administrative applications. Those new applications and business models resulting from collaborations between established players, innovative startups and top R&D institutes will be the key for the creation of new jobs and establishing Austria among the top ten innovative countries in Europe.
Together with our scientific partners we provide services for a wide variety of industries ranging from Financial Services to Manufacturing. Our research is partially funded under the COMET program of the Austrian Federal Financing Agency.
From the generation of a first idea to clear concepts. We help you identify Blockchain usecases in your company.
We run workshops and courses from in-house trainings to larger corporate events.
We aim to advance the understanding of Blockchain from cryptography to legal aspects.
We offer applied and strategic research supported under the COMET program of the Austrian Research Promotion Agency.
Our center provides interdisciplinary research across the following areas
The COMET centre ABC – Austrian Blockchain Center is funded within the framework of COMET – Competence Centers for Excellent Technologies by BMK, BMDW and the provinces of Vienna, Lower Austria and Vorarlberg. The COMET programme is managed by FFG.
The Austrian Blockchain Center (ABC) together with the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber initiated the Austrian Blockchain Award for the first time this year. The Austrian Blockchain Award aims to honour outstanding and unique blockchain projects that demonstrate a sustainable business model, proven practical suitability and disruptive application possibilities. Every year, the award rewards outstanding projects in the field of Blockchain in the categories research, economy, associations and non-profit as well as in the public sector.