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Decentralized Science Event Happening May 23-24 in Berlin

This event will focus on DAOs and related communities.

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The future of research funding is changing, and DeSci is set to play a key role in that. Focusing on how science will change in the future, the DeSci.Berlin event will happen on May 23 and 24.

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Researchers, investors, and entrepreneurs are using blockchain tools, such as smart contracts and cryptocurrency tokens, to improve science. The work of this ever-growing community of individuals committed to accelerating scientific progress has become known as the decentralized science movement, or DeSci.

The DeSci movement is still in its still early days, but it lies at the heart of two broader trends: to change how scientific research is funded and how that knowledge is shared, and to empower people and move ownership and value away from industry intermediaries and to the community.

The goal of DeSci is to improve the flow of scientific funding, unlock knowledge sharing, combat the tendency for researchers to silo, remove the dependence on profit-motivated intermediaries including publishing conglomerates, and, in general, foster more collaboration in scientific fields.

An event focused on how science will change in the future

Aging research is one field that has embraced the DeSci movement, and this has some potentially big implications for how fast it progresses and is funded. DeSci.Berlin is an upcoming event on May 23 and 24 that is aimed at advancing and proliferating the intersection between Web3 technology and science.

This event will discuss the following topics:

  • Decentralized Science and Biotech
  • Biotech & Pharma
  • Metascience
  • Impact and Bio DAO
  • DeSci & DAO Infrastructure
  • Financialization of Science
  • New Science Organizations
  • Navigating Legal
  • Cloud Labs

You can register today for the two-day in-person event in Berlin or tune into the livestream from anywhere in the world.

If you are curious and would like to learn more about DeSci, feel free to click on the topic box below.

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About the author

Steve Hill

Steve serves on the LEAF Board of Directors and is the Editor in Chief, coordinating the daily news articles and social media content of the organization. He is an active journalist in the aging research and biotechnology field and has to date written over 600 articles on the topic, interviewed over 100 of the leading researchers in the field, hosted livestream events focused on aging, as well as attending various medical industry conferences. His work has been featured in H+ magazine, Psychology Today, Singularity Weblog, Standpoint Magazine, Swiss Monthly, Keep me Prime, and New Economy Magazine. Steve is one of three recipients of the 2020 H+ Innovator Award and shares this honour with Mirko Ranieri – Google AR and Dinorah Delfin – Immortalists Magazine. The H+ Innovator Award looks into our community and acknowledges ideas and projects that encourage social change, achieve scientific accomplishments, technological advances, philosophical and intellectual visions, author unique narratives, build fascinating artistic ventures, and develop products that bridge gaps and help us to achieve transhumanist goals. Steve has a background in project management and administration which has helped him to build a united team for effective fundraising and content creation, while his additional knowledge of biology and statistical data analysis allows him to carefully assess and coordinate the scientific groups involved in the project.
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