European Blockchain analysis: BOND project (Blockchains Boosting Finnish Industry) report

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    Abstract

    Blockchain is a decentralized transaction and data management technology developed first for Bitcoin cryptocurrency. The possibilities of the blockchain technology has inspired and fueled an entire ecosystem around it, focused on fully unleashing its potential. Use of Blockchain technology is not limited to cryptocurrencies, but countless Blockchain Use Cases have been proposed across various domains. Blockchain technology is advertized in several sources to be as big innovation as Internet has been.

    As a novel technology, Blockchain has raised a lot of discussion and even hype. Because of the big promises of the Blockchain technology opportunities, European Commission, industries and several other communities have taken Blockchain technology serious and would like to get a grip on it. This report summarizes what are the most important research activities within this theme in EU blockchain H2020 research agenda, how Blockchain standardization has started and presents various Blockchain forums.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationEspoo
    PublisherVTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
    Number of pages60
    ISBN (Electronic)978-951-38-8652-3
    Publication statusPublished - 2018
    MoE publication typeD4 Published development or research report or study

    Publication series

    SeriesVTT Technology
    Number331
    ISSN2242-1211

    Keywords

    • blockchain
    • distributed ledger
    • blockchain standardization

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