Last week’s best blockchain initiatives

World news December 3, 2018

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Last week’s best blockchain initiatives

By tradition, on Monday we collect the TOP of the most interesting blockchain projects of the world. Today, initiatives from the areas of cross-border payments, sea shipping, and elections will be competing for the palm of victory.

International sea shipping

More specifically: Maersk will launch Tradelens blockchain platform in Russia

Where: Russia

What for? To improve the efficiency of supply chains and to establish cooperation between trading partners

Who is working with it: Tradelens, IBM, Maersk

Technology: Tradelens Development

Launch date: 2019

 

Elections

More specifically: in South Korea, they will continue work on the E-voting voting system

Where: South Korea

What for? To improve the reliability and safety of the electoral process. In addition, the possibility of implementing Big Data technologies and the Internet of things into the E-voting system is being researched.

Who is working with it: National Election Commission (NEC), Ministry of Education, Science and Technology of the Republic of Korea

 

Food supplies

More specifically: in the US, they use blockchain to track food supply chains

What for? To increase the efficiency and transparency of supply chains, to ensure food supply security

Who is working with it: Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Walmart

 

Cross-Border Payments

More specifically: in Perm, they created Vexa platform for cross-border interaction of small and medium-sized companies

Where: Russia

What for? To save costs of small and medium-sized companies, to increase and restructure export volumes.

Who is working with it: Perm University

 

Food tracking

More specifically: retail giant Auchan uses blockchain to track food

Where: France

What for? To increase food security and customer confidence in information on product labels

Who is working with it: Auchan

Technology: FoodChain blockchain platform

 

Blockchain transactions

More specifically: the Korean company SymVerse created a solution to increase the speed of blockchain transactions.

Where: South Korea

Area: decentralized applications

What for? To increase the speed of transactions and implement an innovative system of identification

Who is working with it: SymVerse

Technology: SymVerse Development

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