Aug 10, 2019 at 10:52
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.
Aug 03, 2019 at 12:25
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.
Aug 02, 2019 at 12:34
Italians to Travel with a Unique Blockchain Digital Identity
Using algorithms, blockchain, cryptocurrency and other innovative technologies, Italians and other people across the entire world will be able to travel with a unique digital identity. In ten years to come, passengers in international air transport will increase to around 1.8 billion (+50%) compared to the 0.85 billion passengers that were available in 2016.
Will Blockchain Prevent Counterfeiting of Italian Products?
According to the Minister of Economic Development (MiSE), Luigi di Maio, the protection of Made in Italy will essentially pass for the blockchain tech and the tracking of every single product. Minister revealed this recently while on the occasion of the presentation of the 33rd ICE Report and of the ISTAT-ICE Yearbook. It is appalling to know that the country has around €40 billion of real Made in Italy in the entire world and 100 billion of fakes.
The Regime of Blockchain in Movable Property in Italy
Since 2017, the word Blockchain has resounded more and more often in the ears of Italians. The technology became famous mostly thanks to the Bitcoin marvel, which in December 2017 reached a record value of more than $20,000. There are numerous applications, nevertheless in a nascent stage, of this technology: in the context of financial technology (FinTech) we can think of digital payments in cryptocurrencies, smart contracts and insurance.
Top 10 Italian Companies Using Blockchain
Unlike Bitcoin, Blockchain has a broader scope of application and usefulness. Businesses all over the world are exploring the specific benefits the technology can add to their existing business models. Today we explore the top ten italian companies already using blockchain to improve their business efficiency.
Blockchain to Enable Italian Wine Conquer the World Market
The Tattoo Wine platform plans to manage more than 5,000 Italian wine labels from Europe, Africa, America and Asia. The biggest blockchain-based e-commerce platform is trying to promote the value, source and validity of Italian wine production on Asian markets.
Napoli to Complete Blockchain Voting System Project
Since April last year, the City of Napoli in Italy, has been closely studying the possibility of using blockchain technology in its voting processes, especially in the municipal system. The project seems to be approaching its successful completion, according to the Facebook post made by a team member of the Votazioni Napoli Blockchain.