The European Commission Assesses the potential of Blockchain Infrastructure
The European commission launches a study, to show possibility and potential of EU blokchain infrastructure. €250,000 are allocated for research. This sum will be aimed at studying of possibility creating blokchain for EU, also reliable, transparent “environments of data and transactions” which will, also, correspond to the legislation of the EU.
In the statement the commission reported:
“A research objective – to learn as, and whether it is possible in general, to the authorities by means of a blokchainn to improve delivery of the European services and to optimize actions. ”
The document doesn’t provide details, but in it is told about “a number of options” which will be considered both on national, and at the local levels. Then the question of scaling of this infrastructure will be studied on the level of the EU, and which services should be used.
Submitting the application for participation in the tender will remain open from EC till January 19, 2018.