D-CENT is a Europe-wide project creating privacy-aware tools and applications for direct democracy and economic empowerment. Together with the citizens and developers, we are creating a decentralised social networking platform for large-scale collaboration and decision-making.

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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement no 610349

D-CENT for you

For users

We build solutions together with users. D-CENT offers a privacy-aware, open source and non-commercial alternative for social movements, civic innovators, and civil society groups. We run pilots in Spain, Iceland and Finland.

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For developers

We invite developers to work with us. D-CENT develops an easy-to-use, open, modular and decentralised platform to build privacy-aware applications. We call for developers, hackers and open source activists around Europe to help us.

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Crowdsourcing in Legislation

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Venue: Stockholm University, Faculty of Law, Universitetsvägen 10/Frescativägen 6, Stockholm, Sweden
D-CENT event

Crowdsourcing in Legislation conference will look into US and European practices of crowdsourcing and try to assess whether indeed crowdsourcing helps improving the overall legitimacy and performance of legislation be it parliamentary enacted legislation or statutory instruments. Read more +



- | All Day
Venue: London, UK
D-CENT event

FutureFest is a weekend of immersive experiences, compelling performances and radical speakers to explore and challenge perceptions of the future. he future. With its unique position as the UK’s innovation foundation, Nesta uses FutureFest to It gathers some of the planet’s most radical thinkers, makers and performers together to create an immersive experience of what the world might be like in decades to come.

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Latest on D-CENT Blog

Interview: Kristina Donauskyte

Kristina Donauskyte is the co-founder of the Humanity Online project which supports communities to work together. The engage.re is an online platform that connects people, action and things so that anyone can understand and act within complex landscapes of change. D-CENT interview: Kristina Donauskyte from D-CENT on Vimeo.

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Interview: Marco Sachy

Marco Sachy is the currency designer of the Dyne.org foundation, Ph.D Candidate and Graduate Teaching Assistant at University of Leicester School of Management. His research focuses on the nature of money, currency design and banking engineering in order to proactively expand the representational horizon and the modes of conducting the bottom-up resistance against the unfolding […]

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