About this Research Topic
This Research Topic will bring together papers emerging from the 2019 Blockchain for Science Conference:
Blockchain allows new deals …
...on funding science
Blockchain as a means to perform high value transactions is the perfect backend to revolutionize money flow in science, make it more effective and streamlined, and reducing the organizational overhead. DAOs and continous organizations are interesting means to organize the science commons.
Blockchain data market places will bring data owners and data users together. Novel economies and incentive structures emerge. Smart contracts and trusted computing environments allow rethinking trust and responsibility behind data access, control and privacy - is our culture and legal system able to cope with these challenges and potentials?
Blockchain and the token economy can create unforseen economies and allows realization of novel value propositions. Reward structures for early adopters could make revolutionary approaches and ideas fly faster and higher than today, hopefully overcoming the first mover dilemma and potentially the innovators dilemma.
This Research Topic will represent the current situation of the adoption of Blockchain and associated technologies and cryptoeconomic principles to the science and research environment.
Keywords: blockchain, research, funding, blockchain for science, smart contracts, privacy, data
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