Turkey University Launches Blockchain Center

Blockchain technology demand is growing and so are the number of learning centers. Bahçesehir University of Turkey has launched a blockchain focused learning center called the Istanbul Blockchain and Innovation Center (BlockchainIST Center) that will focus on blockchain education and development, reported via Daily Sabah.

According to the news, the purpose of the center is not only to educate students and entrepreneurs but also build blockchain products and offer services to the outside world. Istanbul Blockchain and Innovation Center Director Bora Erdamar said, "The purpose of the BlockchainIST project is to be the most important center of research and development and innovation in Turkey in which scientific studies and publications are made in blockchain technologies. To this end, it is crucial to cooperate with other universities, the business world and government institutions."

Erdamar continued, "The Istanbul Blockchain and Innovation Center, established in Bahçesehir University, is the first research and innovation center in our country to have been established within a university."

"Therefore, we are trying to lead this business with such a center. We will strive to train Turkey's human resources in blockchain and enable the country to lead the world in this area,"