Saturday, December 1, 2018

EUREKA - Revolutionizing the Process of Publishing and Scientific Review by Making It More Efficient and Fair


Hello everyone, If you are interested in joining the EUREKA project, it is a good idea to read reviews that can help you get information that might help you see their vision and mission, below:

EUREKA is a scientific review and rating platform fuelled by the EUREKA token from EKA Blockchain Solutions GmbH. Blockchain has the capacity to open science and make research findings immutable, transparent and decentralised. EUREKA revolutionises the scientific publishing and reviewing process by making it more efficient and fair using the EUREKA token to compensate all parties involved. Scientific discoveries can now be openly rated and rewarded based on the quality of the research.


The REWARD system

Revelation

Timestamping of scientific data
Scientific observations are timestamped, hashed and recorded on the Ethereum blockchain. This gives the author or inventor immediate ownership rights, and ensures scientists’ and researchers’ discoveries are tamper-proof.

Evaluation

Peer-to-peer evaluation
Scientific observations undergo crowdsourced, peer-to-peer reviews which are transmitted and recorded on the EUREKA platform. The EUREKA platform will make use of crowdsourced wisdom and reviewers to get fast, accurate evaluations of the work, instead of being restricted to one or two reviewers, as is common practice.

Worth assignment

Rating
The EUREKA platform’s crowdsourced scoring of scientific work will provide researchers as well as publishers with a new metric that can be used to evaluate submissions more swiftly. Preprints or observations with ratings and reviews will be archived through the EUREKA decentralised and distributed system. In cases where the author wants to publish in a traditional journal, the scores can be transferred to the journals. The test scores are also available to funders, universities and prize or awards committees.

Award

Funding research, career, awards and prizes
EUREKA will have the first blockchain-based scientific rating system, preprint server and single observation platform that provides reliable, immutable scores and data that can be transferred on the blockchain to funders, institutions and directly to journals. Sources of funding could make decisions based on ratings and reviews on the EUREKA platform.

Replication

Incentivisation of replication research
EUREKA tokens are allocated to pay for replication studies to either confirm or contradict existing studies. Researchers confirm the study, and both the original author and the replicating author are automatically compensated with EUREKA tokens. This ensures the reproducibility of findings, and minimises wasteful time and financial spending.

Data analytics

AI-based prediction e.g. drug discovery
An artificial intelligence-based prediction tool will make use of ScienceMatters’ algorithm which identifies related studies and observations by cross referencing annotations and links them to form a narrative. This technology could be leveraged to predict targets for drug development.

Token Sale
  • Total supply: 298,607,040
  • Hard caphelp_outline: $14,930,352*
  • Soft cap: $2,000,000
  • Available for sale: 50%
  • Accepted currencies: BTC, ETH
  • Token symbol: EKA
  • For sale: 149,303,520 EKA
  • KYC is mandatory
  • Certain jurisdictions (e.g. US) are excluded
Token allocation


Use of funds


ROADMAP

Current operations
Start with the implementation of the EUREKA platform and finalization of the ICO investment platform. Legal preparations to ensure compliance with Swiss regulations. API integration and testing of KYC/AML, selected after discussions with bank.

September 2018
Private Sale and Pre-ICO Sale
Beginning of private and pre-ICO sale. EUREKA Team expansion.

Q1 - 2019 Public ICO
Public sale of EUREKA tokens. The minting and distribution of the EUREKA tokens will be started right after the public sale has finished.

Q1 - 2019
EUREKA Token listing
Applications to token exchanges will commence post ICO. Finalization of the first version of the EUREKA platform and beta testing.

Q2 - 2019
Launch of mainnet EUREKA platform
The first rating-journal smart-contract built on the EUREKA platform launches on the Ethereum mainnet. Alpha testing.

2019 and beyond
White label journals and pre-prints
The EUREKA platform whitelabels its technology and enters new markets such as pre-prints.

The ScienceMatters Team behind EUREKA
  1. PROF. DR. LAWRENCE RAJENDRAN | Founder and CEO
  2. PROF. DR. THOMAS BOCEK | Chief Technology Officer
  3. MR. LUCAS PELLONI | Deputy CTO
  4. MS. ISABELLE SIEGRIST | Business Development
  5. MR. ANDREW JAMES COOK | VP Strategy and Operations
  6. PROF. DR. JAN LÖTVALL | Editor-in-Chief
  7. DR. TAMARA ZAYTOUNI | Editorial Director
  8. MR. SEVERIN WULLSCHLEGER | Smart Contract Engineer
  9. MR. TEJANSH CHANDOLE | Community Manager
  10. MR. WERNER VAN ROOYEN | Community Manager and Public Relations Officer
  11. MR. ANDREAS SCHAUFELBÜHL | Software Engineer
  12. VASILEIOS KOUKOUTSAS | Backend Engineer
  13. SIMON MÜLLER | Backend Engineer
  14. CLAUDE MÜLLER | Backend Engineer
ADVISORS
  1. PROF. TOM SÜDHOF | Nobel Prize Winner
  2. MR. DANIEL GASTEIGER | CEO Procivis AG
  3. PD DR. SÖNKE BARTLING | Founder of Blockchain For Science
  4. DR. GUILHERME SPERB MACHADO | ICO Advisor & Senior Software Engineer
  5. MR. JOHANNES GEES | Founder wemakeit.com / oomnium.com
  6. MR. OZAN POLAT | Co-Founder Dezentrum / Co-Founder Trust Square
  7. MR. MATTHIAS WEISSL | CEO Verum Capital AG
  8. DR. JON TENNANT | Founder of Open Science MOOC and paleorXiv
  9. PROF. DR. WALTER DETTLING | Professor for Business Information Technology and Mathematics at FHNW
  10. MR. LAMBERT HELLER | Head of Open Science Lab at TIB
  11. PROF. LISANDRO ZAMBENEDETTI GRANVILLE | Associate Professor at the Institute of Informatcis of the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS)
  12. DR. ANNA ERAT | Deputy Director of Hirslanden
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