The LED-UP project introduces a solution designed to enhance privacy, security, and user control over personal data in the digital space. By integrating state-of-the-art decentralised technologies, including decentralised digital identities and advanced encryption methods, LED-UP aims to establish a new standard for data governance and privacy protection.

Central to the project’s philosophy is empowering individuals, enabling them to manage their digital identities and data with unprecedented security and transparency. This user-centric approach addresses the growing concerns over data misuse and privacy violations, offering a robust framework for secure data exchange and interaction within digital ecosystems.

LED-UP’s framework is adaptable across various sectors, making it a versatile solution for improving digital interactions in healthcare, finance, education, and humanitarian settings, where privacy and trust are crucial.

The project mainly focuses on sensitive contexts, such as aiding displaced individuals in refugee camps by providing them with secure and private means to access essential services.

Moreover, LED-UP is designed to seamlessly integrate with existing software ecosystems, enhancing them with its advanced privacy and security features without disrupting current operations. This compatibility ensures that organisations can adopt LED-UP’s technologies without significant overhauls, facilitating a smoother transition towards more secure and privacy-conscious digital practices.

LED-UP represents a visionary step towards a more secure, private, and user-controlled digital future. Its implementation promises to redefine the standards of digital privacy and security, paving the way for a more trustworthy and user-empowering digital environment.


Manuel Knott

PhD in Blockchain and IT strategist and solution architect.

Sarra-Maryam Fezzani

Social Scientist and solution designer

Mengstu Fentaw

Full-Stack Blockchain Developer & Electrical Engineer


Hora e.V

Hora e.V is an NGO dedicated to advancing social innovation and sustainable development, particularly focusing on poverty alleviation, inequality reduction, and environmental sustainability.

Website: https://hora-ev.eu/