A-Trust’s QualiSig project has received 60,000 euros of Austrian government funding to provide secure crisis communications between authorities and citizens.
The Austrian government has backed a new blockchain-based research project, aiming to provide secure communication channels between authorities, institutions and citizens in times of crisis.
As announced June 18, the QualiSig project, launched by Austrian comms specialist A-Trust, will utilize the Ignis child chain, part of the Ardor blockchain from Swiss company Jelurida.
Answering the call
QualiSig recently received a grant of 60,000 euros ($67,300) from the Austrian government following an emergency call for companies needing funding for COVID-19 research.
The project uses transparent, encrypted communications and secure and decentralized data storage.