Blockchain Lab:UM

Building the future with blockchain technology

We are a multidisciplinary team of researchers, developers and consultants who develop and evaluate solutions and services, based on blockchain technology. 

Our focus is on promoting and accelerating the use of blockchain technology in development of innovative IT solutions & services that support new business models.

What we do

Activities

Workshops

Providing personalized one-day or multi-day workshops / trainings about blockchain technology and smart contracts.

Consulting

Expert support in the assessment, decision making and implementation of the strategy of adopting blockchain technology in existing business models.

Inovation

Identify and evaluate the quality of innovative services based on different blockchain technology platforms.

Analysis

Expert support in the assessment, decision making and implementation of the strategy of adopting blockchain technology in existing business models.

Applied projects

Expert support in designing and evaluating innovative blockchain-based business models and smart contracts.

Planning

Expert support for implementation of application projects - implementation of pilot solutions.

Our work

Projects

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our academic achievements

Research activity

As a team of multidisciplinary researchers and developers, we focus on different aspects of blockchain technologies. Our work includes scientific articles, professional publications, student theses as well as patent applications.

  • TURKANOVIĆ, Muhamed, HÖLBL, Marko, KOŠIČ, Kristjan, HERIČKO, Marjan, KAMIŠALIĆ, Aida. EDUCTX: PLATFORMA ZA DIGITALNE MIKRO CERTIFIKATE, TEMELJEČA NA TEHNOLOGIJI VERIŽENJA BLOKOV. Informatika v javni upravi 2017, Brdo pri Kranju, december 2017.
  • HÖLBL, Marko, Blaž PODGORELEC. VARNOSTNE RANLJIVOSTI PAMETNIH POGODB PLATFORME ETHEREUM. OTS 2018, Maribor, junij 2018.
  • REK Patrik, PODGORELEC Blaž, HRGAREK Luka, TURKANOVIĆ Muhamed. API KOT STIČIŠČE ANGULAR OBLIČJA IN NA PAMETNIH POGODBAH TEMELJEČEGA ZALEDJA. OTS 2018, Maribor, junij 2018.
  • PODGORELEC Blaž, TURKANOVIĆ Muhamed. IMPLEMENTACIJA NADGRADLJIVOSTI IN ZAMENLJIVOSTI PAMETNIH POGODB NA PLATFORMI ETHEREUM, OTS 2018, Maribor, junij 2018.
  • KERŠIČ, Vid, TURKANOVIĆ, Muhamed, UPORABA PLATFORME IOTA ZA ZBIRANJE IOT PODATKOV, OTS 2019, Maribor, junij 2019.
  • PODGORELEC, Blaž, REK, Patrik, STREHAR, Miha, TURKANOVIĆ, Muhamed, Vzpostavitev konzorcijskega omrežja Ethereum, OTS 2019, Maribor, junij 2019.
  • KAMIŠALIĆ, Aida, TURKANOVIĆ, Muhamed, Možnosti in izzivi uporabe protokola IPFS, OTS 2019,
  • PODGORELEC, Blaž, TURKANOVIĆ, Muhamed, ZKP (Zero-Knowledge Proof) pod drobnogledom, OTS 2019, Maribor, junij 2019.
  • REK, Patrik, TURKANOVIĆ, Muhamed, Orodja za podporo celovitemu razvoju decentraliziranih aplikacij, OTS 2019, Maribor, junij 2019.
  • Metoda in naprava za shranjevanje, nadzor nad vpogledom in pridobitev podatkov iz trajno nespremenljive porazdeljene in decentralizirane shrambe (Slovenska patentna prijava št. P-201900098, Evropska patentna prijava – 19177499.1)

2019 – ICAT BCTA – Special section “Blockchain Technology and its applications” v sklopu 27. mednarodne konference Information, Communication and Automation Technologies, 21-23 OkTrober, Sarajevo, BiH.

Applied knowledge

Workshops

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We are spreading knowledge

Lectures

ADBIS 2019 – Databases meet blocks, ledgers and contracts

Invited lecture at 23rd European conference Advances in Databases and Information Systems ADBIS 2019, Bled, Slovenija, TURKANOVIĆ, Muhamed.

INFOSEC 2019 – Tehnologija veriženja blokov – miti in resnice

Lecture at INFOSEC New Technologies (INT 2019), Nova Gorica, Hotel Perla, junij 2019, TURKANOVIĆ, Muhamed.

Digitalna preobrazba s tehnologijo blockchain

How blockchain technology can be a tool in digital business transformation

Posvet slovenskega blockchain partnerstva

Research and Development Presentation of Blockchain Lab: UM

Forum UpBeat Družbene inovacije

4.-5. december 2018

Akademski humor – Porazdeljeno soglasje v navideznem svetu

13. september

Startup Müsli - Blockchain today and where it will be in 10 years

11. september 2018

DAAD 2018 – Workshop on Cooperation at Academic Informatics Education across Balkan Countries and Beyond

EduCTX: A decentralized system for managing micro-credentials, based on smart contracts and the Ethereum blockchain platform – 5. september 2018

Comtrade MeetUp 2018

Blockchain, the technology

HLS2018

International Healthy Lifestyle Symposium 2018 - Incorporating Blockchain technology into 24alife & healthcare solutions

PODIM conference 2018

Blockchain Academy Keynotes: Technology

De Iure-De Facto

Blockchain - Technical aspects of blockchain technology

KMŠ Tech Blockchain 2018

Differences between different crypto technologies

Faculty day - FERI 2017

Blockchain Technology - Fraud or Future

Big data meets Blockchain: possible outcomes

Invited lecture at ICBAIT, International Conference on Big Data Analytical and Intelligent Technologies, Madurai Kamaraj University, March 2018.

DSI 2019 – Tehnologija veriženja blokov – miti in resnice

Vabljeno predavanje na DSI 2019, 26. konferenca Dnevi slovenske informatike, Portorož, april 2019. TURKANOVIĆ, Muhamed.

Practice-based learning

Students projects

We involve students in projects Po kreativni poti do znanja and other projects. Our students have won the award for the best student project at the conference Dnevi slovenske informatike with a project Payment after delivery with Blockchain technology.

At the fall school, students learned about blockchain technology, the development of smart contracts, decentralized applications and Android mobile application developement with the Kotlin programming language.

In the competition section a team of students Martin Domajnko, Samo Miklavc in Urban Prahwon the a prize pool of 1000 € in Bitcoins.

V sklopu jesenske šole so študenti spoznali  osnovne tehnologije veriženja blokov (ang. blockchain), pametne pogodbe, Etehreum platformo, solidity programski jezik, decentralizirane aplikacije, web3.js, truffle, oraklje ter principe in dobre prakse razvoja.

V tekmovalnem delu šole sta zmagala študenta Vid Keršič in Primož Štukelj. Z zmago sta osvojila glavno nagrado 700 evrov in 25.000 ECTA žetonov.

Students learned the basics of blockchain technology and the development of applications across different blockchain platforms. In the competition, they came up with a solution that provides a modern way of pay-on-delivery using smart contracts and blockchain technology. 

In the competitive part of the school students  Jure Sreš in Domen Hohler won with their solution and received a cash prize of 1,000 € 

RECOGNITION OF other EXPERTs

EduCTX platform receives eAward 2019

EduCTX - a digital platform for managing micro-certificates, based on blockchain technology, was recognized at the 26th Conference of Slovenian Informatics Days for the best project in the field of computer science and informatics.

Keeping up to date

Technologies, tools and frameworks

Our key to success are people

Blockchain Lab:Um Team

ACTIVE MEMBERS

doc. dr. MUHAMED TURKANOVIĆ

researcher

doc. dr. AIDA KAMIŠALIĆ LATIFIĆ

researcher

red. prof. dr. MARJAN HERIČKO

researcher

viš. pred. dr. BOŠTJAN KEŽMAH

researcher

BLAŽ PODGORELEC

researcher, developer

doc. dr. MARKO HÖLBL

researcher

PATRIK REK

researcher, developer

MIHA STREHAR

developer

VID KERŠIČ

researcher, developer

SAŠA BRDNIK

UX designer

MARTIN DOMAJNKO

developer

INACTIVE MEMBERS

TADEJ ROLA

developer

DOMEN HOHLER

developer

JURE SREŠ

developer

PRIMOŽ ŠTUKELJ

developer

KRISTJAN KOŠIČ

developer

Up to date

News

3 months ago

Blockchain Lab:UM

Blockchain Lab:UM team is currently organising a Special Session on Blockchain Technology and its Applications, which is held within the ICAT 2019 conference, happening in Sarajevo BIH. We are also presenting a paper about Fault Tolerance in Permissioned Blockchain Networks.

icat.etf.unsa.ba/icat-2019/cms/preliminary-conference-program/
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