Huobi University, the research and education arm of cryptocurrency exchange Huobi, has partnered with the University of Gibraltar on various blockchain initiatives.
The parent company of both Huobi University and Huobi exchange, Huobi Group on Sept. 5 announced its “first formal collaboration with a Western university.”
Per the announcement, Gibraltar's Minister for Commerce Albert Isola formally signed a memorandum of understanding on behalf of the university to authenticate the collaboration.
The president of Huobi University Jianing Yu signing the document on behalf of its firm commented on the development saying:
“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.”
Yu further explained that he is looking forward to the initiative resulting in the mutual sharing of blockchain progress between China and the West. The press release also states that such collaborations could potentially include various academic programs, research projects, and short courses.
Some of the subjects cited by Yu include distributed business models, digital asset investment and wealth management, blockchain interfacing with 5G and Internet of Things, and blockchain application in different fields. Lastly, the company notes that in the future it plans to launch a series of English-oriented courses for entrepreneurs and investors around the world.