May 25, 2022

Copy-paste | The co-founder of Ethereum donated to the Australian University to develop a solution to prevent pandemics.

Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin donated $4 million in USDC to the Australian University of New South Wales (UNSW) to develop a solution to prevent pandemics.

The institution converted cryptocurrency into 5.3 millionAustralian dollars. The funds will be used to further develop EPIWATCH, an Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) tool for the early detection of pandemics.

Solution Development Professor Rayna McIntyre ofThe Kirby Institute UNSW has been leading since 2016. EPIWATCH uses massive amounts of online data and artificial intelligence to detect early signals of epidemics.