It was recently announced that the Imperial College Centre for Cryptocurrency Research & Engineering (IC3RE), along with OutlierVentures.IO will focus on industrial Blockchain, “deep tech”, autonomous robotics and machine learning.
A joint committee from both entities will set out to research selected unifying themes. The 2017/2018 theme will be focused on Industry 4.0 that will cover IoT, automation of robotics and industrial 3D printing.
The expected innovations include:
• machine-to-machine payments,
• cryptographically unique and secure digital assets
• legally enforceable smart contracts
Jamie Burke, CEO of Outlier Ventures recently stated:
“From day one we want to align all stakeholders needs; from students to the large corporations they want to work with, as well as us as investors to make sure start-ups can quickly establish product market fit, secure investment and win key partners and clients in order to rapidly scale into trading businesses”.