Tezos Foundation’s Koren arm has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Yonsei University for the development of unique expertise and talents in the field of the blockchain, according to a Press Release published by Tezos.
The new agreement is between the Seoul-based Digital Society Research Center at Yonsei University and the Tezon Korea Foundation. Yonsei University along with Tezos will focus to strengthen the blockchain expertise by discussing various cooperation opportunities to lead the blockchain technology field.
Earlier this year, Tezos announced a scholarship to provide aid to four separate institutions for the development of smart contracts and blockchain technology. Furthermore, three more recipients received grants for the development of tools and apps for the stability of the blockchain ecosystem.
Papers and Ackee, as well as Luiz Milfont, received the grants. Ackee will assist Tezos development kit for the iOS platform while Papers, a cryptocurrency wallet, will utilize the money received in grants to develop an open source library for use as a development toolkit. On the other hand, Milfont, a Brazil-based IT developer built the TezosJ SDK Library which helps Android developers to create Android apps using Tezons blockchain. He will create more libraries to enhance the current tool.
The firm has also hired one of the four biggest providers of professional services PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) to conduct an external audit of its finances and accounts.
Earlier this week, Sumitomo Mitsui, a Japan-based bank has launched an educational course called ‘the Blockchain Innovation Donation Course’ in conjunction with the University of Tokyo and the Ethereum Foundation. The three-year course will help students who are willing to start a blockchain based business.