Italy to Finance a Study on Blockchain in Startups and SMEs
Another piece is added in the setting of the Italian Presidency 2019/20 of the European Blockchain Partnership. The Center for Entrepreneurship, small and medium enterprises (SMEs), the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Regions and Cities, will conduct a study in Italy that will focus on the growth and development of the Italian blockchain and cryptocurrency ecosystem. The study will be financed and supported by the Ministry of Economic Development (MiSE) headed by minister Luigi di Maio, will focus on the implications of this embryonic technology including cryptocurrency on startups and small and medium-sized Italian companies.
Blockchain Traceable Goods to Carry Made in Italy & Stellone Mark
The Made in Italy project aiming at using blockchain to protect goods and services produced in the country, has returned to parliament for further reinforcement. It is a modification to the growth decree, that has brought Five Star Movement (M5S) in the Budget and Finance committees, to resuscitate the issue that had appeared from the draft of the provision before the launch by the Council of Ministers. Other major amendments including internationalization and stabilization of the Made in Italy Plan are also underway.
MiSE and M5S to Protect Made in Italy Brand Using Blockchain
In an effort to have zero tolerance for fake Made in Italy products, the government, through the ministry of economic development (MiSE), 5 Star Movement (M5S) and other authorities, is exploring the potential of blockchain and distributed ledger technology.
Italian MiSE Establishes Blockchain Working Group
The Italian Ministry of Economic Development (MiSE) established a working group to explore artificial intelligence (AI) and blockchain possibilities to boost the country's development. The two groups of experts will be responsible for outlining regulatory frameworks and application scenarios that will help in creating the national strategies that will be sent to the European Commission.
In Vino Veritas: Italian Wine Turns to Blockchain
Prominent politicians including the two vice-premiers of the Italian Council, businessmen, companies, and institutions gathered together at Vinitaly to discuss how to improve the wine industry and Made in Italy goods using innovative technologies such as blockchain, smart contract, the internet of things, artificial intelligence and others.
Blockchain to Protect Made in Italy Products From Counterfeit
A pilot blockchain project set to provide products of Italian textile industry with a traceability feature, which will defend the Italian brand, has been presented by the Ministry of Economic Development (MISE) on March 13. The fintech initiative is planned to become a role model for all other industries manufacturing Made in Italy products.
Blockchain to Protect Made in Italy Project, MISE Says
The meeting on the Pilot Project to accelerate the use of Blockchain for the protection of Made in Italy will be conducted from Parlamentino hall of the Ministry of Economic Development (MISE) is scheduled for March 13, 2019. And it is precisely on this theme that the start of the Pilot Project promoted by MISE is focused to exploit the Blockchain technology for the creation of new forms of protection of Made in Italy.