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17.05 Blockchain & DLT – Trends und Potentiale
17.25 Tangible Solutions – Prototypen zum Anfassen
17.40 CC Blockchain Ecosystems – Lösungen, Wissen, Community
18.30 Der Community POC im CC Blockchain – Solide Basis für Ihre Umsetzungen
18.55 Closure – Wie geht es weiter
19.00 Apero mit Prototyp-Session
The Competence Center Approach
The Competence Center Blockchain Ecosystems brings together researchers and practitioners who jointly work on tomorrow’s blockchain-based solutions in order to enhance your business model.
Regular workshops, working groups, events, high-class guest speakers, leading researchers and cutting-edge technology will enable you to grow your network, dive into the depths of blockchain and use the technology to enhance your business models.
Exemplary Use Cases for your Industry
The community POCs’ topics are jointly agreed by the consortium. Below you find a small selection of possible POC aspects and ideas.
Competence Center Setup
CC Blockchain Ecosystems
The Competence Center is governed by the participating companies.
Stable team of full-time researchers and participating companies and a maximum of 12-14 partner companies.
We jointly work on artifacts that are of value to all participants. Within the community, no company-specific confidential information will be discussed unless wished for. Therefore, bilateral confidential arrangements to conduct private POCs and projects are set up, applying and specializing the common results in order to differentiate your company.
Topics are jointly determined by the participating companies and the researchers, originating from the following domains: Business models & potentials, solutions & concepts, valuation & convincing, implementation, transformation and operation.
One steering committee member per partner company participates at the bi-annual Steering Committee meetings.
Four 2.5-day workshops per year, with 2-3 participants from each member company. Workshops comprise a blend of methodological sessions, open discussions, group works, guest talks and networking elements. Additionally, interim working groups and exclusive events take place.
Your benefits as a community member
As a community member you will receive the following benefits:
Network access: Four 2.5-day workshops for up to three participants from your company | Participation in working groups between workshops | partner discounts to several events and conferences
Methodology and knowhow: A complete methodology that enables you to derive strategic DLT roadmaps and helps you implementing blockchain-based ideas in your company | support for leveraging results within your company | trend- and knowhow-updates in every workshop and inbetween | possibility to discuss individual challenges within the community | access to many years of blockchain research and implementation experience
Tangible results: constantly enhanced community POC | possibility to conduct private POCs | Access to best practices database | access to the continuously growing knowledge database with all CC results | access to leading blockchain and ecosystem technologies
Active influence on topics: Steering Committee membership to actively influence the CC topics
You will be enabled to reach profound blockchain-related investment decisions, systematically develop and implement blockchain ecosystem-based ideas, convince people within your company by means of working POCs and stay up-to-date with the latest blockchain-related know-how.
Who we are
The Competence Center Blockchain Ecosystems is run by the Business Engineering Institute St. Gallen in cooperation with university and technology partners.
Business Engineering Institute St. Gallen AG
BEI is a Switzerland-based transfer institute between research and practice. We are successfully operating Competence Centers for almost two decades now in the areas of business models, blockchain, ecosystems and transformation. The Competence Center Blockchain Ecosystems is jointly operated with university and technology partners.
Our technology partner: Noumena Digital
Noumena’s ecosystem-based DLT stack enables us to implement POCs with a cutting-edge technology in a fast and reliable manner. A radically process-centered approach combined with distributed-ledger technology allows to model and execute processes on scalable, secure and unambiguous platforms in the ecosystem.
Institute of Information Management (IWI-HSG) at the University of St. Gallen
The University of St. Gallen is among the leading research institutions in Europe. Under the academic lead of Prof. Dr. Reinhard Jung at the Institute of Information Management, PhD students conduct in-depth research on blockchain, DLT and ecosystems.
Information Systems Institute at the Universität of Leipzig
The Information Systems Institute at the University of Leipzig is a leading blockchain research institute. Under the academic lead of Prof. Dr. Rainer Alt, PhD students conduct in-depth research on blockchain and DLT.