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Summer School “Crypto Summer” under BEE2WASTECRYPTO – a CMU Portugal flagship project

Applications are open for “Crypto Summer by Bee2WasteCrypto”, a summer school within the Bee2WasteCrypto project, a CMU Portugal Flagship project. Twelve (12) research grants are available for selected participants.

From July 20, 2020, and for 12 weeks, selected candidates will attend a higher education course in blockchain and cryptocurrencies. The candidates will work in a co-creation process to generate new solutions for Regional Waste Management Utilities (RWMU) through the development of customized solutions capable of leverage behavioral changes. Mainly through positive discrimination in a model to generate and manage the creation of value, namely through PAYT and Digital Wallets models, in a holistic approach to the life cycle of solid urban waste.

Registration for Crypto Summer by Bee2WasteCrypto is open until 11:59 pm on July 15, 2020. Applications can be submitted by e-mail ( ) through a Motivation Letter -maximum of 500 words – and a short Curriculum Vitae – maximum of two pages.

Twelve (12) participants will be selected to receive Research Initiation Grants (BII) and Research Grants (BI), € 412 and € 798 per month, respectively, following paragraphs 3 and 4 of Appendix I of the FCT Scholarship Regulation, under the “Summer with Science” – FCT’s exceptional support for “Summer Schools” in Polytechnics and Universities in the summer of 2020. The BI and BII Scholarships are intended for students enrolled in a professional higher technical course, in a degree, in an integrated master’s degree, in a master’s or doctorate.

The Bee2WasteCrypto aims to create an innovative platform, using blockchain and cryptocurrency technology for Regional Waste Management Utilities (RWMU). The project is led by Compta in partnership with NOVA Information Management School, Instituto Superior Técnico, Carnegie Mellon Universities, and 3drivers.

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