Blockchain Center of Excellence

22 Sep 2019

Blockchain Center of Excellence

Thinksmart for Development & Training Hall: Hall 2 Stand: H2-D31
Blockchain Center of Excellence
Blockchain Center of Excellence

ThinkSmart Launches Blockchain Center of Excellence in Bahrain 

Thinksmart has announced the launch of Blockchain Center of Excellence in Bahrain, which is an initiative that will cover Blockchain Trainings, Consultancy, Research and Events. As a first activity under this center, ThinkSmart organized its first Training “Certified Blockchain Expert” at the Wyndham Grand Hotel for more than 25 delegates from Bahrain’s Key Organizations.

Certified Blockchain Expert is an ideal start for anyone who wants to gain a thorough understanding of Blockchain Concept, Cryptocurrency, Data Mining, Data Security, Smart Contracts etc. The successful completion of training provided delegates with Certification from the International Organization for blockchain Research “The Blockchain Council”. The training is supported by Tamkeen for Bahrainis.

Senior Officials from Large Organizations from Bahrain – Garmco, The Benefit Company, AlNadeem, Information eGovernment and Authority, Ministry of Information Affairs, Bahrain Polytechnic and others took part in this training which was run for 3 full days.

The Blockchain Center of Excellence is launched in order to work hand in hand with some of the biggest organizations in Bahrain who have taken a leap in implementing Blockchain Technology in the country. The trainings under the initiative not only gives a very needed awareness of the subject to all concerned, but also assists organizations implement their projects faster and more efficiently. One of the attendees, Mr. Khalid Jalal, Senior Group ICT Manager of Garmco said, “I attended the Blockchain Training to understand what the Blockchain is and how it is applied. Since it is being conducted from a professional body, it is always good to know how the professional body is covering the level of Blockchain step by step”.

Mr. Ahmed AlHujairy, Group CEO of ThinkSmart mentions in his statement “ I am proud to announce the successful launch of this center of excellence for Blockchain and with Blockchain Technology gaining good momentum in the region and especially in Bahrain, we have already incorporated trainings and awareness sessions around this subject. We bring international experts and speakers for these trainings and I will encourage everyone in Bahrain to come forward and be part of this center and move forward together in this area”.


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