We are proud to announce the launch of ICI D|SERVICES (ICI Decentralized Services), the first European institutional NFT trading platform for digital assets. Operating on the basis of Blockchain and Web3 technologies, the platform will initially offer a very secure and reliable way of managing NFTs (Non-Fungible Tokens). This represents the first governmental initiative to join the ecosystem of innovative applications built on the MultiversX blockchain network.
The platform will be officially launched on April 26th, 2023 at the Palace of Parliament in Bucharest, Romania, at the Critical Infrastructure Protection Forum - CIP Forum 2023, an international event that focuses on Cybersecurity and Critical Infrastructure Protection. The launch of ICI D|SERVICES is an important milestone for Romania, as it highlights the country's commitment to digital innovation and technological advancement in new and emerging decentralized blockchain and Web3 ecosystems.
The ICI D|SERVICES platform will function similarly to an existing NFT marketplace, serving public and institutional purposes by operating in compliant, transparent and superior security frameworks.
Several institutional NFT collections have already expressed their intention to go live on ICI D|SERVICES immediately after launch, including Digital Collectibles from the Romanian Olympic and Sports Committee, Central University Library "Carol I" and the Romanian Swimming World Champion, David Popovici.
David Popovici, the Romanian swimming sensation and World Champion, is proud to announce the release of his first-ever NFT. Titled “ICONS of the Generational Circle”, this NFT represents the first release of a collection that aims to honor the icons of the Olympic Sports. The NFT will start auctioning on April 26th, 2023 on ICI D|SERVICES, the first European NFT institutional trading platform.
Romanian Olympic and Sports Committee. "The Generational Circle" debut NFT collection represents a recognition of the history of the Romanian Olympic and Sports Committee and the history of Romania's presence at the Olympics, virtually made in the form of historical moments represented by NFTs. The collection includes a special exclusive NFT drop titled "ICONS of the Generational Circle" paying tribute to icons of the Olympic sports.
AGERPRES. "Memories of Future Self" NFT collection represents awarded AGERPRES archive photographs of Romanian legacy and a view of rare moments immortalized in history.
Romfilatelia. The national Romanian stamp company presents a unique NFT collection of digital stamps, entitled “A World in a Stamp”. The collection comprises stamps that have been transformed into NFTs with special attention paid to astronomical phenomena, famous Romanian actors, the royal history of Romania and many more.
Central University Library "Carol I". "Our AI Story - Central University Library Reimagined" is a unique NFT collection of AI-generated artworks that capture different aspects of the library, highlighting its rich history, cultural significance and its role as a gateway to knowledge.
National Institute for Research and Development in Informatics - ICI Bucharest. "Past | Present | Future” NFT Collection represents the Institute's tribute to Research and Innovation for over half a century of activity, combining scientific breakthroughs and technological Web3 advancements, with creative and artistic expression.
In the next phases, the ICI D|SERVICES platform will be able to serve the society with trading and managing of digital assets, as well as tokenized elements owned, generated and traded by advanced institutional ecosystems in areas such as education, intellectual property, insurance, real estate records, property titles, certificates of authenticity, energy certificates, supply and distribution chains, art, fundraising and many other assets suitable for digitization. The platform's underlying highly secure and decentralized blockchain network (MultiversX) provides superior protection against cyber threats, ensuring a safe and efficient trading experience for digital assets.
The launch of ICI D|SERVICES and the institutional NFT collections at the CIP Forum 2023 in Bucharest, Romania, highlights the first steps towards new opportunities for user interactions with institutions in Web3. For the National Institute for Research and Development in Informatics – ICI Bucharest, this is a noteworthy step towards Innovation by developing and building a framework for a sustainable and secure economy, benefiting the interaction between citizens, businesses and institutional entities in decentralized digital ecosystems.