INATBA Awards Gala Celebrates Blockchain Pioneers for Excellence in Sustainability, Innovation, and Partnership - INATBA
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INATBA Awards Gala Celebrates Blockchain Pioneers for Excellence in Sustainability, Innovation, and Partnership

INATBA Awards Gala takes place on January 30, 2024. This distinguished event will unfold at AutoWorld, Parc du Cinquantenaire 11, 1000 Brussels, Belgium, celebrating groundbreaking achievements at the intersection of innovation and sustainability.


Awarding Excellence in the Blockchain Sector

The INATBA Awards Gala will spotlight outstanding contributions to the blockchain sector, with a particular focus on the following Special Awards, selected by the INATBA Board of Directors:

  • Special Award to Professor Silvio Micali, Founder of Algorand Technologies, for his Contribution to the Sector. The Award recognises his unmatched contributions to the development of computer science, cryptography, and blockchain technology.
  • Humanitarian Excellence Award to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, recognising the organisation’s outstanding commitment and “first of its kind” use of blockchain technology to disburse cash to people displaced or impacted by the war in Ukraine. The Award recognises UNHCR’s significant social impact and commitment to finding innovative technical solutions to assist refugees and forcibly displaced people.
  • Partnership Excellence Award to the EU Blockchain Observatory and Forum, commending EUBOF’s outstanding support for the blockchain ecosystem and the INATBA Association.


AutoWorld — Where History Meets Innovation

The chosen venue, AutoWorld, serves as a historical backdrop in Brussels, symbolizing the fusion of innovation and sustainability. Its exhibition of automotive technology evolution perfectly aligns with the Gala’s overarching theme: the future of mobility and technology is intricately connected with sustainable practices.

Adding to the grandeur, Inbar Preiss from DLNews will serve as the Mistress of Ceremony, guiding us through an evening of celebration and recognition.


Award for the Most Exciting Projects of 2024

The evening will also see the announcement of the winners of the 8 categories for the Most Exciting Projects of 2024 in ReFi, DeFi, Sustainable Innovation, Corporate Innovation, Learning & Awareness, Public Sector Innovation, Multiverse, and Crypto Assets Company.



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Launched in 2019 by the European Commission, the International Association for Trusted Blockchain Applications (INATBA) is a highly influential advocate for Blockchain and DLT adoption in Europe and globally. Renowned for its credibility with regulatory authorities and policymakers, INATBA contributes significantly to various projects and initiatives. To learn more, visit

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