Huobi Subsidiary and Korea University declare partnership
South Korean crypto-exchange branch of Huobi has announced that it is partnering up with Korea University for what will be known as the “industry-academia” collaboration in the blockchain development field.
The partnership aims to bridge the gap between the academic research of radical technology including blockchain with products that can better the industry. South Korean, Seoul Daily reports that Huobi Korea’s CEO sees the partnership as a way to develop the use of domestic blockchain technology research and education and hopes to turn this partnership into a new technology company.
Head of Korea University’s Cryptography Center at the Graduate School of Information Security Professor, Kim Hyung-jung stated that they seek, “to be able to conduct empirical research not only on [the] academic aspects of blockchains, but also on realistic applications through cooperation with Huobi Korea.”
Founded in Beijing in 2013, Huobi has moved their headquarters to Singapore and have expanded their reach from China to Japan, Europe, Australia and the US. According to Coinmarketcap, the Huobi Pro global exchange currently ranks third in terms of trading volume.
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