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Acurast Protocol

Acurast leverages a Substrate Runtime consisting of multiple Substrate Pallets for the Acurast Substrate chain.

The Acurast protocol follows a permissionless philosophy and is optimized for the off-chain computation use case. By separating the crucial off-chain computation tasks from other dApps, Acurast is capable of mitigating known problematic situations related to network congestion. Scalability through purpose built native components helps Acurast achieve a much-needed level of service in the Web3 space.

Acurast will participate in the Kusama and Polkadot Parachain auctions for a Parachain slot, gaining access to Polkadot’s and Kusama’s security and the ability to communicate with other Parachains through the Cross-Consensus Message Format (XCM).


The main capabilites of the Acurast protocol are:

  • Acurast Execution Verification Engine
  • Interoperability through XCM and IBC
  • Proof of Stake Consensus
  • Acurast Marketplace
  • Acurast Marketplace Reputation System
  • Acurast Token Staking with Marketplace Fees as rewards


Anticipated launch on Kusama is Q1 2023


Anticipated launch on Polkadot is Q2 2023