On 30 January 2019, Finmedia organized at the Hotel Ramada North, the 16th edition of the eFinance Gala Awards. The event was attended by high level specialists of the IT&C domain and banking system in Romania.
At this event, the National Institute for Research and Development in Informatics – ICI Bucharest has received the e-Innovation Award granted to the European Centre for Excellence for Blockchain, for its efforts to promote and regulate emerging technologies.
The event is a reference point in the agenda of the domain, awarding the most ambitious, inspired, complex and innovative projects developed in the previous year, in the convergence area of the IT & C and financial-banking sectors.
The European Centre for Excellence for Blockchain (Http://www.eceb.ro/) is an initiative of the National Institute for R&D in Informatics – ICI Bucharest in partnership with the Idea Factory Think Tank and Old Dominion University (Norfolk, Virginia, USA) which aims to contribute to a better understanding of the blockchain technology among the decision-makers and to encourage the development of essential applications for the central administration domains, such as critical infrastructures.