Blockstart: Blockchain-based applications for SME competitiveness


Project Summary

Visit our external project website at blockstartproject.eu

European SMEs are all facing similar hurdles when it comes to digital skills and the adoption of new technologies. Many do not have the resources to invest in research and development. So how can they make the most of blockchain technology? That's where the Blockstart SME Training Programme comes in.

It's a free training programme to increase awareness and understanding of how blockchain technologies will impact your sector and business. The programme is tailored to each participant's needs. You can select from a wide range of options - including training sessions, workshops, and webinars - and discover the potential impact of blockchain with the support of the Blockstart partners and our network of transnational experts!

Project Partners

Name Contact Name Email Country
Windesheim University of Applied Sciences Michiel Steeman ma.steeman@windesheim.nl Netherlands
Medicen Paris Region Daniela Onofri donofri@medicen.org France
East Netherlands Development Agency Ingmar Janssen Ingmar.Janssen@oostnl.nl Netherlands
Multitel asbl Nicolas Point point@multitel.be Belgium
BioRegio STERN Management GmbH Margot Jehle jehle@bioregio-stern.de Germany
The University of Surrey Caroline Fleming c.fleming@surrey.ac.uk United Kingdom
ChainPoint B.V. Geoff Taylor g.taylor@chainpoint.com Netherlands

Blockstart SME Free Training Programme 

European SMEs are all facing similar hurdles when it comes to digital skills and the adoption of new technologies. Many do not have the resources to invest in research and development. So how can they make the most of blockchain technology? That's where the Blockstart SME Training Programme comes in.

It's a free training programme to increase awareness and understanding of how blockchain technologies will impact your sector and business. The programme is tailored to each participant's needs. You can select from a wide range of options - including training sessions, workshops, and webinars - and discover the potential impact of blockchain with the support of the Blockstart partners and our network of transnational experts!


Our Courses

Explore our syllabus on the Blockstart Project website

Blockstart Courses

The following associated partners have pledged their support for the project:

  • Regio Foodvalley (Netherlands)
  • Stichting ICT Valley (Netherlands)
  • Letztblock A.S.B.L. (Luxembourg)
  • Setsquared Partnership (United Kingdom)
  • Teagasc Food Research Centre (Ireland)
  • Institute of Supply Chain Management - University of St. Gallen (Czech Republic)
  • Eurometropolis Lille - Kortrijk - Tournai (France and Belgium)
  • Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (Luxembourg)
  • FOM University of Applied Sciences (Germany)
  • Dutch Blockchain Coalition (Netherlands)
  • Intersystems SAS (France)
  • European Logistics Centre Limburg (Netherlands)
  • Food Processing Initiative (Germany)
  • BOM Business Development & Foreign Investments BV (Netherlands)
  • Say Partners (France)
  • Fapics the French association for supply chain management (France)
  • MecaTech Cluster (Belgium)

News


Tailored Blockchain Training with ChainPoint

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With the wealth of training material available in the Blockstart programme, we’re offering the chance for every participating SME to improve their understanding of blockchain. Our intention is for SMEs to feel confident discussing blockchain technology in business situations and to more accurately understand how blockchain could serve their individual business goals going forward. Read More


Events


Blockchain in Life Sciences & Health

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How can SMEs in Life Sciences & Health successfully integrate blockchain technologies into their business activities? In the digital Blockchain workshop in cooperation with the consultancy Deloitte you will have the exclusive opportunity to discuss relevant questions and use cases in the field of Blockchain with experts in different sessions.
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Blockchain & Santé

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Dans le cadre du projet Européen Interreg North-West Europe Blocksart, le pôle de compétitivité santé Medicen Paris Région vous invite à l’évènement : Blockchain & Santé : des solutions innovantes à grand potentiel pour des applications multiples dans l’écosystème de la HealthTech, qui se tiendra le 29 mars 2022 à 09h00 CET.
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Connected health – digital & decentralised data management

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Experts agree on improving healthcare with digital transformation, but how can we best deal with the challenges of sharing sensitive patient data? During this event, experts from Futurice, Reutlingen University and the Pharmaledger project will discuss how and why making better use of health data today will help to build the healthcare of tomorrow.
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