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

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    Abstract

    Blockchain is a decentralized transaction and data management technologydeveloped first for Bitcoin cryptocurrency. The possibilities of the blockchaintechnology has inspired and fueled an entire ecosystem around it, focused onfully unleashing its potential. Use of Blockchain technology is not limited tocryptocurrencies, but countless Blockchain Use Cases have been proposedacross various domains. Blockchain technology is advertized in several sourcesto be as big innnovation 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 takenBlockchain technology serious and would like to get a grip on it. This reportsummarizes what are the most important research activities within this theme inEU blockchain H2020 research agenda, how Blockchain standardization hasstarted 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

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    Keywords

    • blockchain
    • distributed ledger
    • blockchain standardization

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    Laikari, A., Backman, J., Helaakoski, H., & Suomalainen, T. (2018). European Blockchain analysis: BOND project (Blockchains Boosting Finnish Industry) report. VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. VTT Technology, No. 331