International technology blockchain company Bitfury Group and the Russian economic University named after G. V. Plekhanov entered into a strategic cooperation, which will create a business accelerator for blockchain projects. About this magazine ForkLog said the representatives of the company.

Under the agreement, on the basis of the REU program will be launched for the development and support blockchain projects, and courses for higher and further education to prepare leaders for the digital economy.

“The development of the new digital economy and blockchain-technologies is impossible without quality education and training of new personnel. The collaboration is aimed at training professionals able to quickly create innovative projects using digital technologies and bring them to the market in the new industrial revolution”, — said the head of the Bitfury in Russia Dmitry Ufaev.

The project will be implemented with the support of the “coordination centre of the intergovernmental Commission on cooperation in the field of computing machinery” Ministry of communications of the Russian Federation.

“We see huge potential in the development of technologies and striving to accumulate on their sites really interesting projects that will become growth points and drivers of the economy. These pilot projects are applicable not only in public administration but also for modernization of large corporations that need digital conversion”, — commented the Director of the center Anton Privezentsev.

We will remind, earlier in November Bitfury Group raised $80 million investment from Mike Novogratz and international funds.