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University of Johannesburg announces chairs in green hydrogen and blockchain

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South Africa and continent in general "will" benefit from research outputs of new Sarchi chairs

The University of Johannesburg in South Africa has received funding for two new research chairs—one focusing on the green hydrogen economy and the other on blockchain.

The chairs, announced on 26 May, are joint funding efforts between South Africa’s National Research Foundation and partners. The funding partner for the green hydrogen chair is global chemicals and energy company Sasol, based in Sandton, South Africa. The blockchain chair is a bilateral initiative with Switzerland.

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