Initial established research clusters in the Fourth Industrial Revoloution Centre will focus on CCEG’s existing research pillars in Banking, Procurement and Mobile.
5G Data (mobile)
The 5G Think Tank focuses on ‘5G for good’ applications including socially responsible, ethical and inclusive approach to the opportunities promised by 5G services such as realtime, locative and data driven services, biometric and behavioural analytics, mobile and ubiquitous AI. Of particular interest are the use of social nudging instruments across 5G data layers to change consumer behaviour not merely for retail, but behavioural transformation of society towards more laudable and aligned goals.
TTP Foundation (Procurement)
Transnational Transparent Procurement (TTP) focuses on 4IR applications to supply chains, procurement, purchasing and logistics. New paradigms have included circular economy, tokenisation of payments to align buyer/supplier values, and blockchain certification to capture and reward good practice in sustainability, modern slavery and anti-slavery. With over 40,000 members in Africa alone, TTP has become the trusted partner to over 300 multinationals with institutional partnership including the China-Africa Business Council. Current projects include the Coronavirus Clearance Certificate.
Values Enabler (Banking)
Values Enabler focuses on social fintech instruments such as DLT Open Banking, Unredeemed Loyalty Points, Impact Investment, Crowd Funding, Quantum Computing for Orphaned Tokens, and Crypto-Exchange for Non-financial tokens. Current projects include visionary Smart Cities, Youth Banking and Campus Incubators particularly germane to the Middle East.