TruBlo is an EU-funded project and part of the NGI (Next Generation Internet) initiative. On this page you’ll find more background information, including a list of the consortium members.
Participating in TruBlo are six European organisations. In order to support selected innovator teams the partners provide expertise from a range of relevant areas:
- Digital payments (Worldline)
- Global startup community (F6S)
- Blockchain infrastructure (Alastria)
- International media (Deutsche Welle)
- Software & development expertise (ATC)
- Academia/Technology (ICCS)
F6S is one of the largest Startup/SME community globally with over 1.3 million Startups/SMEs and 1.7 million entrepreneurs.
They deliver a leading platform for deal flow, corporate challenges, structured programs, startup services, corporate partnering, recruiting, government grants and free startup resources.
Worldline (Euronext: WLN) is the European leader in the payment and transactional services industry.
Worldline participates in TruBlo through its Mobile Competence Center, which consists of more than 120 expert technologists based mainly in Barcelona.
Deutsche Welle (DW) is Germany’s international broadcaster. DW provides journalistic content to people worldwide, giving them the freedom to make up their own minds and the information required to form their own opinions.
In 2020, multimedia content from DW in 30 languages reached 249 million weekly user contacts, thus significantly exceeding the company’s target for 2021.
The Institute of Communication and Computer Systems (ICCS) is a research organisation, associated with the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE). It has 40 laboratories and research institutes presently active.
ICCS is part of the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), the oldest and most prestigious technical university in Greece.
Athens Technology Center SA
Founded in 1987 ATC is an Information Technology Company offering solutions and services in specific business sectors, including Media, Banking, Utilities and the Public Sector.
The ATC Innovation Lab as part of ATC can demonstrate 25 years of expertise in research and innovation. The objective is to turn promising ideas into concrete and robust products for digital markets.
In recent years disinformation has been identified by ATC as a major challenge, the team has focused on developing tools enhancing the trustworthiness of content.
Alastria is a non-profit association that promotes the digital economy through the development of decentralised ledger technologies/blockchain.
Think of Alastria a an unique platform helping organisations of any size to set-up and use blockchain infrastructure. From initial experiments to productive systems Alastria provides expertise and resources.
Alastria will specifically provide the option for all TruBlo participants to use the platform for tests & development at scale.