Government-backed blockchain research lab in Austria

The IOTA Foundation, Pantos from Bitpanda, and Vienna University of Technology announced a new research organization, the Christian Doppler Lab, focusing on blockchain and IoT. The innovation is backed by the Ministry of Digital Economy, and they expect the support for accelerating digitalization in economy and science.

Bitpanda is a regulated Austrian exchange, currently operating in Vienna, and their subsidiary Pantos working on interoperability between various blockchain projects.