The South Korean subsidiary of the Tezos Foundation has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Yonsei University to collaborate on the development of blockchain talent, says an official Tezos press release published on November 21st.
The new agreement between the Tezos Korea Foundation and the Digital Research Center of Yonsei University in Seoul aims to provide "blockchain education cooperation, training of OCAML [Objective Calm] and intelligent contract experts. "The MoU is mainly focused on human resources and education in the blockchain technology sector.
"Thanks to this agreement, both parties will strengthen the competences of blockchain and competence in education and will discuss various opportunities for cooperation to lead the blockchain sector".
This summer, the Tezos Foundation had already announced a public tender for research grants in July. Later, Tezos provided financial grants to four research institutes for the development of blockchain tech and smart contracts, as reported by Cointelegraph on 10 August.
Also this summer, the Tezos Foundation announced that PricewaterhouseCoopers Switzerland (PwC) – one of the four largest professional service networks in the world, commonly known as the "Big Four" – would conduct an external review of its finances and operations, Cointelegraph wrote Jul 24.
Earlier this week, the Japanese banking giant Sumitomo Mitsui (SMBC), the Ethereum Foundation and the University of Tokyo jointly announced a training course, dubbed "Blockсhain Innovation Donation Course", in the university graduate school of engineering, Cointelegraph reported on November 21st.