Research

EBSI-NE

2023 - 2025

The European Blockchain Services Infrastructure – Nodes Expansion (EBSI-NE) project is a collaborative initiative between 24 organisations from 14 European countries, all renowned for their expertise in Distributed Ledger Technologies and previous EBSI initiatives.

The consortium aims to develop and adopt the EBSI network at the European level by increasing the number of validator nodes in the production network and providing support for all relevant EBSI stakeholders.

The consortium’s work will be carried out for two years and will deploy 18 EBSI nodes into the production phase.

 

Objectives

  1. Development and adoption of the EBSI network
    • Development and adoption of the EBSI network at the European level by increasing the number of validator nodes in the production network and the provision of support services for all relevant EBSI stakeholders.
  2. Network improvement
    • Support services that node operators will provide in order to ensure and improve the performance, resilience and robustness of the network.
  3. Consecution of Digital Europe’s program objectives and specific European blockchain strategy objectives
    • Extending the pan-European public services blockchain network.
    • Development of blockchain skills development.
    • Increase in interactions between the public sector, private sector, and academia.

 

Smart Innovation Norway's role

Support in the execution of different support services (such as technical help-desk service and technical training), assessment of improvements in the EBSI-NE network, as well in communication and dissemination activities.

 

Project Summary

The EBSI Node Expansion (EBSI-NE) project is a key part of Europe's digital evolution, focusing on expanding the European Blockchain Services Infrastructure (EBSI). This initiative aims to strengthen EBSI by adding 18 new validator nodes, increasing its capacity and robustness. This move is a significant step in enhancing Europe's blockchain technology, driving its adoption across the continent.

EBSI-NE offers specialised support services for all stakeholders, positioning Europe as a leader in blockchain innovation and contributing to a more connected, secure, and technologically advanced digital landscape in Europe.

More information is available on the EBSI-NE website.

 

Project Duration

24 months (May 2023 – April 2025)

Funding Programme

Digital Europe

Project Coordinator

MINISTERIO DE ASUNTOS ECONÓMICOS Y TRANSFORMACIÓN DIGITAL

Contact details: digitaleurope@es.ey.com

List of Participants

  • Systems integration solutions, UAB
  • UZDAROJI AKCINE BENDROVE SKAITOS KOMPIUTERIU SEVISAS
  • ETHNIKO KENTRO EREVNAS KAI TECHNOLOGIKIS ANAPTYXIS
  • DIPLOMASAFE APS
  • ACCESS ADVISORS
  • NATIONAL INFRASTRUCTURES FOR RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY
  • IMPRENSA NACIONAL – CASA DA MOEDA, S. A.
  • RUDER BOSKOVIC INSTITUTE
  • NAUKOWA I AKADEMICKA SIEC KOMPUTEROWA – PANSTWOWY INSTYTUT BADAWCZY
  • UNIVERSITATEA POLITEHNICA TIMIȘOARA
  • UNITATEA EXECUTIVA PENTRU FINANTAREA INVATAMANTULUI SUPERIOR A CERCETARII DEZVOLTARII SI INOVARII
  • TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITEIT DELFT
  • DIGITALISERINGSDIREKTORATET
  • SMART INNOVATION NORWAY AS
  • FÁBRICA NACIONAL DE MONEDA Y TIMBRE-REAL CASA DE LA MONEDA
  • UNIVERSITETET I OSLO
  • VELOXOFT LTD.
  • LOGALTY PRUEBA POR INTERPOSICIÓN SL
  • MINISTERSTVO INVESTICII, REGIONALNEHO ROZVOJA A INFORMATIZACIE SLOVENSKEJ REPUBLIKY
  • HOGESCHOOL WEST-VLAANDEREN HOWEST
  • AKADEMIJA TEHNICKIH ZNANOSTI HRVATSKE
  • HASHNET DISTRIBUIRANE TEHNOLOGIJE DOO

 

Project Results

To be updated.