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
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
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
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
More specifically: in Perm, they created Vexa platform for cross-border interaction of small and medium-sized companies
What for? To save costs of small and medium-sized companies, to increase and restructure export volumes.
Who is working with it: Perm University
More specifically: retail giant Auchan uses blockchain to track food
What for? To increase food security and customer confidence in information on product labels
Who is working with it: Auchan
Technology: FoodChain blockchain platform
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