Who can use Licium?

Academic, educational and trade publishers, record labels, music publishers, news organizations, audio, video and ebook distributors, intermediaries, retailers, online platforms, collecting societies (CMO’s), membership organisations and other potential certification authorities, independent users within the cultural, public or social spaces, like photo journalists, writers, bloggers, social influencers, musicians, self-publishers, vloggers, academic institutions, research organisations, libraries and library aggregators as well as individual researchers, businesses and individuals that deal with content in any media format, such as written offers, agreements, promotion material …

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  • Manage decentralised content identifiers (ISCCs) for digital assets
  • Register them on public ledgers
  • Create non-fungible tokens (NFTs) with smart contracts
  • generate content certificates that verify authenticity of original content
  • Inseparably associate metadata, licensing terms, rights management information and other claims with the content


  • Use the Licium API to generate ISCCs for UGC
  • Unambiguously identify digital content and verify the authenticity
    of the original content in a decentralised way
  • Receive content ownership information
  • Get access to trustworthy basic metadata, licensing terms and rights management information for certified digital media content from certified rightsholders


  • Generate ISCCs to unambiguously identify owned content
  • Verify the authenticity of original content
  • Recognise misinformation, disinformation and fake news
  • Express digital content ownership: in order to trade ownership of content licenses on future digital secondary marketplaces or to transfer a digital content library from one device and vendor to the other

Certification Authorities

  • Support cultural industries and creative individuals by creating trust in content and assertions
  • Sign certificates for digital content published and distributed online
  • Verify the identity of creative individuals and acknowledge that a specific assertion or claim to a digital asset can verifiably be associated with this entity.