Università Roma Tre

ACE-BRAIN (Blockchain Regulation And INnovation) is a collaboration between Roma Tre University, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart of Milan, European University Institute, and Fondazione Ugo Bordoni.

ProgramME
ACE-BRAIN LAB
Locations
Italy
Subjects
Education
Law
ACE-BRAIN LAB

ACE-BRAIN (Blockchain Regulation And INnovation) is a collaboration between four academic institutions: Roma Tre University, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart of Milan, European University Institute, and Fondazione Ugo Bordoni. ACE-BRAIN leverages connections across the whole of the EU, collaborating with relevant communities of policymakers and developers through a series of initiatives in the entire EU territory.

Its mission includes promoting blockchain technology as a pillar of the future EU Single Market, as well as a foundation for a more democratic, resilient, and sustainable society in Europe and beyond. Specific research and education initiatives include:

  1. Addressing existing tensions between blockchain technologies, sector-specific regulatory frameworks, and  cross-cutting legislation such as data protection and competition law
  2. Filling an existing gap in academic studies at the intersection of law, economics, engineering, and governance, thereby laying the foundations of an increasingly mature and cross-disciplinary approach to the study of “law as code”
  3. Bridging the divide between the blockchain developer community and the EU policy community
  4. Developing curricula at all levels of seniority (undergraduate, graduate, postgraduate, doctoral, post-doc, executive training) and a dedicated series of MOOC for global distribution

Investigators

Dr. Alberto Beltrame

Director
Fondazione Ugo Bordoni (FUB)
Italy

Dr. Mario Frullone

Director
Fondazione Ugo Bordoni (FUB)
Italy

Maddalena Rabitti

PI
Roma Tre University
Italy

Andrea Renda

Co-PI
European University Institute (EUI)
Italy

Antonella Sciarrone Alibrandi

Co-PI
Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC)
Italy

Antonio Sassano

Co-PI
Fondazione Ugo Bordoni (FUB)
Italy

Chiara Frigerio

Senior Associate
Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC)
Italy

Dr. Albenzio Cirillo

Business Analyst
Fondazione Ugo Bordoni (FUB)
Italy

Dr. Antonio Mauro

Software Architect
Fondazione Ugo Bordoni (FUB)
Italy

Dr. Caterina Manfredi Clarke

Research Fellow
Roma Tre University
Italy

Dr. Elena Nieddu

Developer
Fondazione Ugo Bordoni (FUB)
Italy

Dr. Giulia Schneider

PostDoc
Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC)
Italy

Dr. Immanuel Baharier

Senior Researcher
Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC)
Italy

Dr. Marco Cappai

Senior Associate
Roma Tre University
Italy

Dr. Michela Mastrantonio

Research Fellow
Roma Tre University
Italy

Dr. Valeria Comegna

Research Fellow
Roma Tre University
Italy

Fabio Bassan

Senior Associate
Roma Tre University
Italy

Ugo Malvagna

Senior Associate
Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC), Trento University
Italy

Maddalena Rabitti

PI
Roma Tre University
Italy

Dr. Alberto Beltrame

Director
Fondazione Ugo Bordoni (FUB)
Italy

Dr. Mario Frullone

Director
Fondazione Ugo Bordoni (FUB)
Italy

Dr. Albenzio Cirillo

Business Analyst
Fondazione Ugo Bordoni (FUB)
Italy

Dr. Antonio Mauro

Software Architect
Fondazione Ugo Bordoni (FUB)
Italy

Dr. Elena Nieddu

Developer
Fondazione Ugo Bordoni (FUB)
Italy

Antonella Sciarrone Alibrandi

Co-PI
Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC)
Italy

Andrea Renda

Co-PI
European University Institute (EUI)
Italy

Antonio Sassano

Co-PI
Fondazione Ugo Bordoni (FUB)
Italy

Dr. Marco Cappai

Senior Associate
Roma Tre University
Italy

Fabio Bassan

Senior Associate
Roma Tre University
Italy

Ugo Malvagna

Senior Associate
Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC), Trento University
Italy

Chiara Frigerio

Senior Associate
Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC)
Italy

Dr. Giulia Schneider

PostDoc
Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC)
Italy

Dr. Immanuel Baharier

Senior Researcher
Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC)
Italy

Dr. Caterina Manfredi Clarke

Research Fellow
Roma Tre University
Italy

Dr. Michela Mastrantonio

Research Fellow
Roma Tre University
Italy

Dr. Valeria Comegna

Research Fellow
Roma Tre University
Italy

Investigators

Dr. Alberto Beltrame

Director
Fondazione Ugo Bordoni (FUB)
Italy

Dr. Mario Frullone

Director
Fondazione Ugo Bordoni (FUB)
Italy

Maddalena Rabitti

PI
Roma Tre University
Italy

Andrea Renda

Co-PI
European University Institute (EUI)
Italy

Antonella Sciarrone Alibrandi

Co-PI
Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC)
Italy

Antonio Sassano

Co-PI
Fondazione Ugo Bordoni (FUB)
Italy

Chiara Frigerio

Senior Associate
Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC)
Italy

Dr. Albenzio Cirillo

Business Analyst
Fondazione Ugo Bordoni (FUB)
Italy

Dr. Antonio Mauro

Software Architect
Fondazione Ugo Bordoni (FUB)
Italy

Dr. Caterina Manfredi Clarke

Research Fellow
Roma Tre University
Italy

Dr. Elena Nieddu

Developer
Fondazione Ugo Bordoni (FUB)
Italy

Dr. Giulia Schneider

PostDoc
Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC)
Italy

Dr. Immanuel Baharier

Senior Researcher
Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC)
Italy

Dr. Marco Cappai

Senior Associate
Roma Tre University
Italy

Dr. Michela Mastrantonio

Research Fellow
Roma Tre University
Italy

Dr. Valeria Comegna

Research Fellow
Roma Tre University
Italy

Fabio Bassan

Senior Associate
Roma Tre University
Italy

Ugo Malvagna

Senior Associate
Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC), Trento University
Italy

Investigators

Dr. Alberto Beltrame

Director
Fondazione Ugo Bordoni (FUB)
Italy

Dr. Mario Frullone

Director
Fondazione Ugo Bordoni (FUB)
Italy

Maddalena Rabitti

PI
Roma Tre University
Italy

Andrea Renda

Co-PI
European University Institute (EUI)
Italy

Antonella Sciarrone Alibrandi

Co-PI
Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC)
Italy

Antonio Sassano

Co-PI
Fondazione Ugo Bordoni (FUB)
Italy

Chiara Frigerio

Senior Associate
Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC)
Italy

Dr. Albenzio Cirillo

Business Analyst
Fondazione Ugo Bordoni (FUB)
Italy

Dr. Antonio Mauro

Software Architect
Fondazione Ugo Bordoni (FUB)
Italy

Dr. Caterina Manfredi Clarke

Research Fellow
Roma Tre University
Italy

Dr. Elena Nieddu

Developer
Fondazione Ugo Bordoni (FUB)
Italy

Dr. Giulia Schneider

PostDoc
Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC)
Italy

Dr. Immanuel Baharier

Senior Researcher
Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC)
Italy

Dr. Marco Cappai

Senior Associate
Roma Tre University
Italy

Dr. Michela Mastrantonio

Research Fellow
Roma Tre University
Italy

Dr. Valeria Comegna

Research Fellow
Roma Tre University
Italy

Fabio Bassan

Senior Associate
Roma Tre University
Italy

Ugo Malvagna

Senior Associate
Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC), Trento University
Italy

Investigators

Dr. Alberto Beltrame

Director
Fondazione Ugo Bordoni (FUB)
Italy

Dr. Mario Frullone

Director
Fondazione Ugo Bordoni (FUB)
Italy

Maddalena Rabitti

PI
Roma Tre University
Italy

Andrea Renda

Co-PI
European University Institute (EUI)
Italy

Antonella Sciarrone Alibrandi

Co-PI
Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC)
Italy

Antonio Sassano

Co-PI
Fondazione Ugo Bordoni (FUB)
Italy

Chiara Frigerio

Senior Associate
Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC)
Italy

Dr. Albenzio Cirillo

Business Analyst
Fondazione Ugo Bordoni (FUB)
Italy

Dr. Antonio Mauro

Software Architect
Fondazione Ugo Bordoni (FUB)
Italy

Dr. Caterina Manfredi Clarke

Research Fellow
Roma Tre University
Italy

Dr. Elena Nieddu

Developer
Fondazione Ugo Bordoni (FUB)
Italy

Dr. Giulia Schneider

PostDoc
Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC)
Italy

Dr. Immanuel Baharier

Senior Researcher
Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC)
Italy

Dr. Marco Cappai

Senior Associate
Roma Tre University
Italy

Dr. Michela Mastrantonio

Research Fellow
Roma Tre University
Italy

Dr. Valeria Comegna

Research Fellow
Roma Tre University
Italy

Fabio Bassan

Senior Associate
Roma Tre University
Italy

Ugo Malvagna

Senior Associate
Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC), Trento University
Italy

Investigators

Dr. Alberto Beltrame

Director
Fondazione Ugo Bordoni (FUB)
Italy

Dr. Mario Frullone

Director
Fondazione Ugo Bordoni (FUB)
Italy

Maddalena Rabitti

PI
Roma Tre University
Italy

Andrea Renda

Co-PI
European University Institute (EUI)
Italy

Antonella Sciarrone Alibrandi

Co-PI
Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC)
Italy

Antonio Sassano

Co-PI
Fondazione Ugo Bordoni (FUB)
Italy

Chiara Frigerio

Senior Associate
Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC)
Italy

Dr. Albenzio Cirillo

Business Analyst
Fondazione Ugo Bordoni (FUB)
Italy

Dr. Antonio Mauro

Software Architect
Fondazione Ugo Bordoni (FUB)
Italy

Dr. Caterina Manfredi Clarke

Research Fellow
Roma Tre University
Italy

Dr. Elena Nieddu

Developer
Fondazione Ugo Bordoni (FUB)
Italy

Dr. Giulia Schneider

PostDoc
Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC)
Italy

Dr. Immanuel Baharier

Senior Researcher
Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC)
Italy

Dr. Marco Cappai

Senior Associate
Roma Tre University
Italy

Dr. Michela Mastrantonio

Research Fellow
Roma Tre University
Italy

Dr. Valeria Comegna

Research Fellow
Roma Tre University
Italy

Fabio Bassan

Senior Associate
Roma Tre University
Italy

Ugo Malvagna

Senior Associate
Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC), Trento University
Italy

Investigators

Dr. Alberto Beltrame

Director
Fondazione Ugo Bordoni (FUB)
Italy

Dr. Mario Frullone

Director
Fondazione Ugo Bordoni (FUB)
Italy

Maddalena Rabitti

PI
Roma Tre University
Italy

Andrea Renda

Co-PI
European University Institute (EUI)
Italy

Antonella Sciarrone Alibrandi

Co-PI
Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC)
Italy

Antonio Sassano

Co-PI
Fondazione Ugo Bordoni (FUB)
Italy

Chiara Frigerio

Senior Associate
Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC)
Italy

Dr. Albenzio Cirillo

Business Analyst
Fondazione Ugo Bordoni (FUB)
Italy

Dr. Antonio Mauro

Software Architect
Fondazione Ugo Bordoni (FUB)
Italy

Dr. Caterina Manfredi Clarke

Research Fellow
Roma Tre University
Italy

Dr. Elena Nieddu

Developer
Fondazione Ugo Bordoni (FUB)
Italy

Dr. Giulia Schneider

PostDoc
Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC)
Italy

Dr. Immanuel Baharier

Senior Researcher
Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC)
Italy

Dr. Marco Cappai

Senior Associate
Roma Tre University
Italy

Dr. Michela Mastrantonio

Research Fellow
Roma Tre University
Italy

Dr. Valeria Comegna

Research Fellow
Roma Tre University
Italy

Fabio Bassan

Senior Associate
Roma Tre University
Italy

Ugo Malvagna

Senior Associate
Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC), Trento University
Italy

Investigators

Dr. Alberto Beltrame

Director
Fondazione Ugo Bordoni (FUB)
Italy

Dr. Mario Frullone

Director
Fondazione Ugo Bordoni (FUB)
Italy

Maddalena Rabitti

PI
Roma Tre University
Italy

Andrea Renda

Co-PI
European University Institute (EUI)
Italy

Antonella Sciarrone Alibrandi

Co-PI
Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC)
Italy

Antonio Sassano

Co-PI
Fondazione Ugo Bordoni (FUB)
Italy

Chiara Frigerio

Senior Associate
Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC)
Italy

Dr. Albenzio Cirillo

Business Analyst
Fondazione Ugo Bordoni (FUB)
Italy

Dr. Antonio Mauro

Software Architect
Fondazione Ugo Bordoni (FUB)
Italy

Dr. Caterina Manfredi Clarke

Research Fellow
Roma Tre University
Italy

Dr. Elena Nieddu

Developer
Fondazione Ugo Bordoni (FUB)
Italy

Dr. Giulia Schneider

PostDoc
Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC)
Italy

Dr. Immanuel Baharier

Senior Researcher
Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC)
Italy

Dr. Marco Cappai

Senior Associate
Roma Tre University
Italy

Dr. Michela Mastrantonio

Research Fellow
Roma Tre University
Italy

Dr. Valeria Comegna

Research Fellow
Roma Tre University
Italy

Fabio Bassan

Senior Associate
Roma Tre University
Italy

Ugo Malvagna

Senior Associate
Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC), Trento University
Italy

Investigators

Dr. Alberto Beltrame

Director
Fondazione Ugo Bordoni (FUB)
Italy

Dr. Mario Frullone

Director
Fondazione Ugo Bordoni (FUB)
Italy

Maddalena Rabitti

PI
Roma Tre University
Italy

Andrea Renda

Co-PI
European University Institute (EUI)
Italy

Antonella Sciarrone Alibrandi

Co-PI
Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC)
Italy

Antonio Sassano

Co-PI
Fondazione Ugo Bordoni (FUB)
Italy

Chiara Frigerio

Senior Associate
Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC)
Italy

Dr. Albenzio Cirillo

Business Analyst
Fondazione Ugo Bordoni (FUB)
Italy

Dr. Antonio Mauro

Software Architect
Fondazione Ugo Bordoni (FUB)
Italy

Dr. Caterina Manfredi Clarke

Research Fellow
Roma Tre University
Italy

Dr. Elena Nieddu

Developer
Fondazione Ugo Bordoni (FUB)
Italy

Dr. Giulia Schneider

PostDoc
Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC)
Italy

Dr. Immanuel Baharier

Senior Researcher
Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC)
Italy

Dr. Marco Cappai

Senior Associate
Roma Tre University
Italy

Dr. Michela Mastrantonio

Research Fellow
Roma Tre University
Italy

Dr. Valeria Comegna

Research Fellow
Roma Tre University
Italy

Fabio Bassan

Senior Associate
Roma Tre University
Italy

Ugo Malvagna

Senior Associate
Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC), Trento University
Italy

Investigators

Dr. Alberto Beltrame

Director
Fondazione Ugo Bordoni (FUB)
Italy

Dr. Mario Frullone

Director
Fondazione Ugo Bordoni (FUB)
Italy

Maddalena Rabitti

PI
Roma Tre University
Italy

Andrea Renda

Co-PI
European University Institute (EUI)
Italy

Antonella Sciarrone Alibrandi

Co-PI
Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC)
Italy

Antonio Sassano

Co-PI
Fondazione Ugo Bordoni (FUB)
Italy

Chiara Frigerio

Senior Associate
Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC)
Italy

Dr. Albenzio Cirillo

Business Analyst
Fondazione Ugo Bordoni (FUB)
Italy

Dr. Antonio Mauro

Software Architect
Fondazione Ugo Bordoni (FUB)
Italy

Dr. Caterina Manfredi Clarke

Research Fellow
Roma Tre University
Italy

Dr. Elena Nieddu

Developer
Fondazione Ugo Bordoni (FUB)
Italy

Dr. Giulia Schneider

PostDoc
Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC)
Italy

Dr. Immanuel Baharier

Senior Researcher
Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC)
Italy

Dr. Marco Cappai

Senior Associate
Roma Tre University
Italy

Dr. Michela Mastrantonio

Research Fellow
Roma Tre University
Italy

Dr. Valeria Comegna

Research Fellow
Roma Tre University
Italy

Fabio Bassan

Senior Associate
Roma Tre University
Italy

Ugo Malvagna

Senior Associate
Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC), Trento University
Italy

Investigators

Dr. Alberto Beltrame

Director
Fondazione Ugo Bordoni (FUB)
Italy

Dr. Mario Frullone

Director
Fondazione Ugo Bordoni (FUB)
Italy

Maddalena Rabitti

PI
Roma Tre University
Italy

Andrea Renda

Co-PI
European University Institute (EUI)
Italy

Antonella Sciarrone Alibrandi

Co-PI
Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC)
Italy

Antonio Sassano

Co-PI
Fondazione Ugo Bordoni (FUB)
Italy

Chiara Frigerio

Senior Associate
Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC)
Italy

Dr. Albenzio Cirillo

Business Analyst
Fondazione Ugo Bordoni (FUB)
Italy

Dr. Antonio Mauro

Software Architect
Fondazione Ugo Bordoni (FUB)
Italy

Dr. Caterina Manfredi Clarke

Research Fellow
Roma Tre University
Italy

Dr. Elena Nieddu

Developer
Fondazione Ugo Bordoni (FUB)
Italy

Dr. Giulia Schneider

PostDoc
Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC)
Italy

Dr. Immanuel Baharier

Senior Researcher
Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC)
Italy

Dr. Marco Cappai

Senior Associate
Roma Tre University
Italy

Dr. Michela Mastrantonio

Research Fellow
Roma Tre University
Italy

Dr. Valeria Comegna

Research Fellow
Roma Tre University
Italy

Fabio Bassan

Senior Associate
Roma Tre University
Italy

Ugo Malvagna

Senior Associate
Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC), Trento University
Italy

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