Sep 20, 2019 at 12:10
The Value of Blockchain Technology in Industry 4.0 in Italy
In the development paths of Industry 4.0 the Blockchain is called to play an increasingly important role and it is now clear that this technology can allow many Italian companies to find new forms of efficiency and new competitiveness. However, the big theme and challenge is to clearly identify where and how the blockchain brings new value.
Sep 20, 2019 at 10:22
Blockchain to Improve Traceability of Fashion in Italy
The president of the Italian fashion system (SMI), Parla Marino Vago, has outlined the outlook for the sector and explained how innovations such as blockchain technology are meant to revolutionize this key asset of the Italian economy. The Blockchain and distributed ledger technology (DLT) will help to improve the traceability of fashion products that are Made in Italy.
Sep 10, 2019 at 13:52
Blockchain to Transform Print Media and Publishing in Italy
Blockchain technology is playing a big role in publishing and there are some interesting projects underway. The Italian print media and publishing industry is progressively joining the distributed ledger technology (DLT) arena. However, as big companies are trying to use blockchain to enhance their supply chain, the creative industries are testing and utilizing the technology to rise reporters' responsibility and to attempt to get rid of the trust factor.
Italian Blockchain Projects Benefit from Dedicated EU Funds
A large sum of European funds was allocated to facilitate cryptocurrency and blockchain-related projects, and Italy and other countries on the continent will benefit from these initiatives. More than €180 million has already been invested in research and innovation initiatives in the blockchain industry. Cybersecurity and the Internet of Things are one of the sectors that have obtained the largest slice of European Union (EU) funding.
Italy to Use Blockchain and IoT for Digital Identity
Blockchain and distributed ledger technology (DLT) can now be used for Digital identity on the internet of things (IoT) in Italy. The combination of Internet of Things and DLTs such as the blockchain enables an interesting digital model for IoT, and tend to create new avenues for implementing and protecting IoT systems. Let us have a look at some of the important reference models.
Italian Government Agency to Regulate ICOs and Cryptocurrency Startups
The Italian Companies and Exchange Commission (CONSOB), a government agency that regulates the securities market, has started a process that should lead to regulatory intervention for Initial Coin Offerings (ICO) and cryptocurrency exchanges. But the final decision on blockchain-related operations lies with the government and Parliament.
Lombardy Region Adopts Blockchain in Public Administration
The Municipality of Cinisello Balsamo in the Metropolitan City of Milan, Lombardy, Italy, has started adopting blockchain tech in public administration (PA). Now, a maximum of 10 minutes is needed for the whole administrative procedure. This has made the Lombardi region to the vanguard of blockchain and cryptoasset implementation.
The Role of Blockchain in the Smart City Platform in Italy
The path towards the realization of Smart City can be seen as a real innovation laboratory in which themes linked to the quality of services and life are merged with new responses for environmental sustainability, safety, mobility and quality of work. This path has experienced an exciting phase in which the cities experimented and adopted new forms of innovation including blockchain, artificial intelligence (AI), internet of things (IoT), etc.in many different areas.