New project: Circular Plastic Supply Chains

ABC Research announces the start of a new research project on circular plastic supply chains in cooperation with CCB Management Services (a subsidiary of Coca-Cola HBC Group) and WU Wien. The goal of this project is the better understanding of the relevant supply chain processes around plastic bottles and how recycling quotas could be increased, […]

ABC Blockchain Talk #3

On March, 4th 2021 we will continue our lecture series with a presentation on the following topic: Automated Security Analysis of Ethereum Smart Contracts ABC Blockchain Talk #3 by Univ. Prof. Matteo Maffei ( Head of Research Unit Security and Privacy at TU Vienna) and Dr. Zoltan Fazekas (Managing Director and Blockchain Lead at iteratec […]

First batch of new Training Program starts on February 18th

ABC Research and WU Executive Academy launch “Blockchain Transforming Business”-Training Program  In this program, you will gain a broad understanding of blockchain technology. This will empower you to make better strategic decisions when utilizing this new technology. ABC Research and the WU Vienna Research Institute for Cryptoeconomics together with experts from various industries will give you […]

ABC Blockchain Talk #2

On February, 10th 2021 we will continue our lecture series with a presentation on the following topic: Laundering Money with Cryptoassets: Known Strategies and Containment Methods Cryptoassets can certainly be regarded as a disruptive innovation that has the potential to transform the financial sector. However, a small fraction of transactions also account for illicit activities, […]

First Annual ABC Conference 2021

ABC Research is very happy to invite you to the first edition of our Annual Conference – the ABC Conference 2021 on March 23rd 2021!  In line with our research areas the conference features talks ranging from technological aspects of blockchain technologies to legal topics related to virtual assets. Attendance is free. Registration required. For further […]

ABC Blockchain Talk kicks off

ABC Research starts a new lecture series on Blockchain. The series covers a wide variety of current Blockchain-related topics and aims to highlight innovative solutions and research approaches from the Austrian Blockchain ecosystem. The ABC Blockchain Talk kicks off on Thursday, December 17th 2020 with a talk on “Digital Identity on the Blockchain: challenges and […]

Call for Master Thesis

ABC Research in cooperation with the Institute of Corporate Law at the WU offers the opportunity to write your Master Thesis (in German) on the Governance and Permissioned Blockchains. Your thesis will be part of an interdisciplinary research project on the Governance of Blockchains. If you are a student of Business Law at the WU and interested […]

Evaluating Blockchain Technologies for Decentralized Finance

In a cooperation with our partners Cryptix AG and RIAT, the Austrian Blockchain Center (ABC) has tackled one of the most often discussed use cases of Blockchain technology: Decentralized Finance (DeFi), in particular privacy-preserving decentralized payment systems. The research initiative, which was embedded in Cryptix’s “Project Pallas”, looked into questions on scalability, degree of decentralization […]