The University of Maribor Plans to Develop the Blockchain Technology

An official meeting of the State Secretary Tadej Slapnik with the Pro-rector for Quality Development of the University of Maribor Prof. Dr. Lučko Lorber was held at the University of Maribor.

Tadej Slapnik notes that in 2018, Maribor can take on an even more active role in the development of social entrepreneurship, social economy and circular economy. These areas are indicated as having a serious impact on the development of the city’s potential.

The State Secretary also points to the possibility of opening a blockchain incubator at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and Informatics. The innovation will allow the University of Maribor to become one of the leading centres for the development of blockchain technologies.

The meeting was also attended by the Rector of the University Prof. Dr. Igor Tičar, the Secretary General, Master Mirjana Babić and Prof. Dr. Barbara Bradač Hojnik (the Faculty of Economics and Business). The latter presented the current results of the work and research on the real market offer in the field of social entrepreneurship, as well as the project of the Yunus Centre.