University of Surrey

University of Surrey

Department of Computer Science

The University of Surrey was the Times and Sunday Times University of the Year 2015. The Surrey Centre for Cyber Security is one of 13 GCHQ recognised Academic Centres of Excellence in Cyber Security Research, with a strong technical core and extensive experience of interdisciplinary research collaborations. The University has a strong track record in technology transfer and commercialisation, and substantial expertise across several departments in Distributed Ledger Technologiess, including a contribution to the Blackett Report.

Lead: Professor Steve Scheider (Principle Investigator)

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Kings College London

Kings College London

Department of Informatics

Department of Political Economy

KCL is one of the two founding colleges of the University of London and has a world-wide reputation for research and teaching. One of the unique features of KCL is its multidisciplinarity, and the initiatives that are focused to build on such a strength and link academics at King’s in physical science, medicine, social science, and arts closely together in thriving research excellence. The Department of Informatics provides a strong environment for the technical side of the project, with experts in distributed ledger technology, distributed computing and announcement based logics. The Department of Political Economy brings expertise in game theory, rational choice theory and behavioural economics and a strong interdisciplinary culture.

Lead: Professor Peter McBurney

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Election Reform Services

Election Reform Services

ERS is the UK's leading independent supplier of ballot and election services. ERS' expertise is recognised worldwide and its status as an independent scrutineer of voting is authorised by the UK Parliament. ERS'​ election and voter registration services are also used by most of the UK’s local authorities. Each year the ERS help thousands of organisations hold their own ballot, election, vote, survey or referendum. Some have fewer than a hundred voters while others have more than a million.



Crowdcube

Crowdcube

Crowdcube is a leading equity crowdfunding platform for entrepreneurs of start-ups and growing businesses to connect with potential investors. Dedicated to helping UK-based entrepreneurs raise finance to start or grow their business, Crowdcube gives investors real equity in the companies they fund. Crowdcube uses the web-based notion of ‘crowdfunding’ where a community of like minded people pool their money and knowledge together to back an idea, business or person.



Monax

Monax

Monax is a blockchain and smart contract software technology company founded in 2014. The monax platform is an open platform for developers and devops to build, ship, and run blockchain-based applications for business ecosystems.

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