Utilising Blockchain for your Business – a COMAND Gateway Webinar

COMAND Technology Gateway based in Athlone Institute of Technology (AIT) invites you to a free webinar titled ‘Utilising Blockchain for your Business’. Presented by Dr. Yuansong Qiao AIT, ‘Utilising Blockchain for your Business’ aims to investigate how Blockchain can be utilised for Business & Industrial needs as well as provide industry with a discussion platform to discover how to implement innovation, grow their business and avail of funding and supports.

Dr. Yuansong Qiao is a Senior Research Fellow in the Software Research Institute at Athlone Institute of Technology. He is a Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Funded Investigator in the CONFIRM Smart Manufacturing Centre. He was the PI of an SFI SIRG project – VidSDN from 2015 to 2018. He was the PI of Enterprise Ireland funded COMAND Technology Gateway and SUNAT Applied Research Enhancement projects from 2007 to 2014.

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Who should attend?

This webinar is open to all interested industrial groups, businesses and those needing guidance on obtaining support through Funding and Partnerships, from Start Up’s, SMES’s, Large Industry Groups to Multinationals.


COMAND Technology Gateway based at AIT works with a range of SME’s & Multinationals across various industries in the IT, Software and Connected Media Fields. COMAND concentrates on the research and development of prospective interactive media technologies focusing on Augmenting User Interactions, End-to-end Applications and Intelligent Infrastructure.

Through its experienced engineers, the centre provides extensive research outputs, troubleshooting, conducts research on the design, development and Quality of Experience (QoE) evaluation of Immersive and Interactive multimedia experiences. COMAND currently focus on multi-sensory media (olfaction, haptic etc.), augmented and virtual reality as well as wearable sensor systems. COMAND delivers ready to launch market product solutions as well as focused research on multimedia solutions within the following domains:

  • Health
  • Education
  • Tourism
  • Entertainment
  • Gamification
  • Quality of Experience
  • Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality and wearable sensor systems in Smart Manufacturing – Industry 4.0

COMAND has extensive experience & in delivering both Research & Applied Research projects funded by Enterprise Ireland through their various Partnership grant schemes with Industry or direct funded project from Industrial or Business owners from start-up, SME’s through to Multi Nationals.

Event details

Date: Thursday 15th April 2021

Time: 11.00am – 12.00

For registration please see here