Partisia Blockchain and Georgia’s GITA drive Web3 advancements
TBILISI, 8 FEBRUARY 2024. Today, Partisia Blockchain, a leader in privacy-preserving, interoperable and sustainable blockchain solutions, achieved a significant milestone in advancing innovation by solidifying ties with Georgia’s Innovation and Technology Agency (GITA) under the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development. The signing of a Memorandum of Understanding in Tbilisi marks a pivotal moment in the ongoing efforts to promote innovation using multiparty computation (MPC) and blockchain technologies in Georgia.
The ceremony in the Caucasus nation’s capital follows the successful launch of Partisia Blockchain’s MPC On-Chain Custody Advanced solution (MOCCA) and discussions during the World Economic Forum in Davos about future endeavors with potential partners.
The signing ceremony in Tbilisi drew national state officials, Georgian blockchain industry players, students, Tbilisian press corps and the Partisia Blockchain delegation.
Brian Gallagher, Co-Founder of Partisia Blockchain, says:
“Today’s signing with GITA goes beyond paperwork. It signifies our commitment to driving innovation in Georgia and beyond. Our combined expertise in MPC and blockchain will bring new secure, transparent and decentralized solutions. This initiative exemplifies the power of combining expertise from the public and private sectors. Together, we will shape the future of blockchain technology, ensuring its responsible and widespread adoption.”
In this groundbreaking initiative, GITA and Partisia Blockchain are set to fuel innovation by working closely. GITA will provide crucial support for Partisia Blockchain’s involvement in Georgian blockchain and Web3 ecosystem. Simultaneously, Partisia Blockchain will lend its expertise to assess and contribute to projects in GITA programs, extending grants and technical support where needed.
Ensuring seamless communication, GITA will act as a bridge, fostering dialogue between Partisia Blockchain and various stakeholders, including the Georgian public and private sectors and academia.
Education is a cornerstone of this understanding. Partisia Blockchain will play a key role in shaping the minds of participants in GITA’s educational programs, contributing insights on MPC, homomorphic encryption and their integration with blockchain technology. This commitment to education reflects the shared vision of advancing technology while ensuring knowledge and understanding pave the way for a sustainable future.
Avtandil Kasradze, Chairperson of Georgia’s Innovation and Technology Agency, emphasized the significance of the understanding:
“GITA is excited to join forces with Partisia Blockchain. This understanding aligns with our mission to integrate cutting-edge technologies into various economic sectors, fostering innovation and ensuring a competitive edge for Georgia. By collaborating with industry leaders like Partisia Blockchain, GITA aims to propel Georgia to the forefront of technological innovation. We look forward to a fruitful understanding that will benefit our nation and the global technology community.”
Partisia Blockchain is committed to playing an active role in GITA’s initiatives, contributing meaningfully to the local and global blockchain conversation.
About Partisia Blockchain: Partisia Blockchain brings unparalleled opportunities by empowering privacy-preserving, interoperable and sustainable innovation for fairness and transparency. It fuels the most secure and efficient networks to solve global problems. Distilled with 35 years of rigorous research, Partisia Blockchain future-proofs solutions, solves tomorrow’s challenges by powering fair, secure, distribution of benefits. While preserving privacy and confidentiality, it brings accountable, transparent and decentralized governance. Learn more: www.PartisiaBlockchain.com
About Georgia’s Innovation and Technology Agency (GITA): Georgia’s Innovation and Technology Agency (GITA) under the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development is dedicated to fostering innovation and technology. By prioritizing infrastructure development, opening technoparks and innovation centers, GITA aims to integrate cutting-edge technologies into all economic sectors. The state Agency focuses on increasing investment capital, engaging private businesses and enhancing research through effective processes. GITA’s commitment extends to widespread internet access, quality training, and incentives to drive innovation and technology development, ensuring a competitive edge. Learn more: www.gita.gov.ge