The University of Gibraltar and the Huobi exchange have signed an agreement for new blockchain research initiatives.
A few days ago, in fact, Albert Isola, Minister of Commerce of Gibraltar, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Jianing Yu, President of Huobi University.
Yu, in fact, explained:
“The Huobi University is an education and research institution focusing on the frontier fields of new distributed business models, new applications of blockchain technology, and new digital finance systems. The goal is to cultivate top entrepreneurs and investors in the blockchain field. Huobi University have been giving the courses in China, the United States, Japan, and South Korea, and have trained more than 1,000 blockchain industry elites. Strategic cooperation with the University of Gibraltar is an important step towards the internationalization of the Huobi University, and both parties will launch a series of English-oriented courses for entrepreneurs and investors around the world in the future.”
The agreement signed in Beijing provides for the launch of an education and academic research program focused on blockchain and the creation of short courses in the field of fintech and crypto.
Albert Isola stated:
“We are very excited at the prospect of future collaborations between Huobi University and the University of Gibraltar, particularly as a means of accelerating the establishment of high quality blockchain-focused educational initiatives. Both parties share an ambition to promote high level academic research around the burgeoning DLT landscape, and I look forward to seeing this vision take shape.”
In November 2018, Huobi received the GFSC licence in Gibraltar to operate in the country as a financial service providing exchange services. However, in addition to being a crypto exchange, Huobi has also a section dedicated to blockchain research, called Huobi University, which has existed since 2013.