The University of Tokyo and IBM Japan collaborate to combine technologies such as blockchain and humanities and social sciences to create a new social model.

According to Crypto.Watch, on August 21st, the University of Tokyo and IBM Japan announced the establishment of a “Cognitive Design Excellence” research program to design innovative social models through industry-university collaboration. The two sides promote the creation of innovative and sustainable social models by combining the knowledge of the Department of Humanities and Advanced Science of the University of Tokyo with advanced digital technologies such as AI, blockchain, Internet of Things and quantum computers owned by IBM Japan. .