Mission of the Center

In April 2018, the Science Research Center for Development of Cryptocurrencies and Digital Financial Assets was created within the All-Russian Institute for Scientific and Technical Information of the Russian Academy of Sciences, with support of the Federal Agency for Scientific Оrganizations.

The purpose of the Center is the implementation of the program "Digital Economy of the Russian Federation”, approved by the order № 1632-P of the Government of the Russian Federation in July 28, 2017, in terms of scientific and methodological support of work in the field of development and use of digital financial assets and technologies of distributed registries.

In the Center a team of leading Russian scientists and practitioners is working upon the solution of presently topical theoretical problems of digital economy, implementation, organization and coordination of scientific research, including international research projects.

Strategic partners of the Center are the Russian Association of Cryptoindustry and Blockchain (RACIB), the Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas (Faculty of Integrated Security of the Fuel and Energy Complex), Sberbank (Savings Bank) of the Russian Federation, the Association for the Development of Clusters and Technology Parks of Russia (group of companies Techprombusiness), Pragma Consulting – Russian Technologies of the Future, the Lebedev Institute of Precision Mechanics and Computer Engineering, the group of companies InfoWatch.

The mission of the Center is to create a good scientific and educational environment in the field of digital economy, to conduct and support nationally important scientfical and practical research projects, which provide high strategic level of Russian science in the field of information technology, artificial intelligence, big data processing systems, distributed registries and digital assets.

The center also supports certification of security solutions in the field of digital economy in cooperation with the Government of the Russian Federation.

The Coordinating Council of the Center is devoted to determine the development strategy and coordinate the activities of the Center with those of other organizations.

The journal "Bulletin of Modern Digital Technologies" is published with the participation of the Center.

The Center is a member of Hyperledger.