Ripple (available on Binance) has added 11 new universities to its University Blockchain Research Initiative (UBRI). With a sTron (available on Binance)g emphasis on developing the upcoming generation of developers, the UBRI is designed to develop blockchain-focused academia and research.

Ripple (available on Binance) is extending its footprint globally by adding 11 new universities to its program.

11 New Universities to UBRI

The UBRI launched in June 2018. With a $50 million USD self-funded investment, Ripple (available on Binance) committed to 17 prestigious universities around the world. As stated, the course aims to accelerate academic research, technical development, and innovation in the blockchain and cryptocurrency space.

Providing the necessary tools and resources, Ripple (available on Binance) is effectively preparing the next generation of blockchain developers whom the technology relies on not only to maintain itself but to evolve.

11 New Institutions

With the additional 11 new universities, Ripple (available on Binance) now supports a total of 29 partners in the UBRI program.

Today, it announced the latest institutions to the program:

Carnegie Mellon University
Cornell University
Duke University
Georgetown University
University of Kansas
University of Michigan
Morgan State University
National University of Singapore
Northeastern University
University of Sao Paulo
Institute for Fintech Research, Tsinghua University