HKU Department of Computer Science and HKU-SCF FinTech Academy
Announced to Establish a “Virtual Asset Technology Consortium”
The HKU Department of Computer Science and The HKU-SCF FinTech Academy jointly announced the establishment of a “Virtual Asset Technology Consortium”(“VATC” )on 19 January 2023, aiming to promote and facilitate the technology development of virtual assets.
The establishment of VATC provides a platform that brings the technology development of virtual assets to new heights by fostering information exchange from bringing together leaders and practitioners from different sectors.
Several organizations including Cyberport Hong Kong, Hang Seng Bank, Hong Kong Blockchain Society and Standard Chartered Hong Kong have already indicated to HKU regarding their interest and support for the establishment of VATC. VATC will be officially launched in the second quarter of 2023 and it welcomes experts and enthusiasts who are passionate about supporting the stability and continued development of virtual assets to join the consortium.