Most well-known use cases of blockchain technology are cryptocurrencies. Nevertheless, the foundational technology enabling the cryptocurrencies, provides excellent opportunities way beyond. The most important features of blockchains are the cyber security features, enabled by authenticity, transparency, immutable ledgers and the lack of a single point of failure.


University of Vaasa, in collaboration with Powered By Blockchain-project, arranges education afternoon for local companies, to take the first steps in the world of blockchains. Blockchains are not another fancy database, but completely new method of creating trust, collaboration and synergies in the digital world. The education afternoon will provide practical first steps to understand the phenomena and possible use cases.


“Powered by Blockchain” Education Day

13th April, 2023

University of Vaasa, Fabriikki, F140, 12:00-16:00


Great way to get familiarized with the subject, and its implications, is by reading the blog-post from Digital Economy research platform blog:

Blockchain technology offers immense possibilities – Digital Economy and Beyond-Blog


Presentations are in English

Time Program Speakers
12.00 Welcoming words

Project coordinator Tomi Salo

12.10 Blockchain in supply chain management

Assistant Professor Khuram Shahzad

Assistant Professor Ahm Shamsuzzoha

13.00 Unleashing the Power of Blockchain in Finance: A Quick Overview on the Investment Opportunities, Financing Strategies, Trading Innovations, and Beyond.

Post-Doctoral Researcher Niranjan Sapkota

Senior Researcher Anupam Dutta


Coffee break


Workshop on opportunities and challenges of blockchain applications

Project Researcher Essi Nousiainen

This workshop will conclude the day with small group discussions and brainstorming. The participants will be able to have guided discussions and brainstorming on the topics presented during the day. The teachers will be tutoring the discussions and the workshop will conclude with a short Q&A session.


Receive more information about the education day and assure your seat by filling the preregistration form:

*Please note that participating to training is defined by project financier to be de minimis-support for company with value of 107€/participant. Forms to complete de minimis-reporting will be provided by email.

Evergyweek2023 Blockchain-and-energytech-seminar is also excellent opportunity to learn more about the blockchains and how energy industry will benefit from it.



This event is part of Powered by blockchain-project in collaboration with University of Oulu, University of Lapland and Kajaani University of Applied sciences. Project is funded by European Union and European Social Fund. More information about the project can be found from: Tehoa lohkoketjuista -koulutushanke | Vaasan yliopisto (