The European Commission is organizing an information day on 19 December 2017 to explain the different topics related to Blockchain and distributed ledger technologies in the Horizon 2020 Work Programme. Fintech cooperation actions will be also presented. The event will offer participants the opportunity to ask questions and to network.

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The European Commission is seriously looking at the potential of Blockchain and distributed ledgers technologies that can change the way organisations and internet users share and exchange data, or value, in many ICT domains and industries.

The European Commission is organizing in Brussels, on 19 December 2017, an information day to highlight and explain these different topics, where participants will have the opportunity to ask questions and to network.

Beyond the hype around cryptocurrencies, the technology is still in a maturation phase, and there is a need for more innovation, research, development, piloting and proof of concepts in order to facilitate uptake. This is the reason why different topics of the Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2018-2020 refer to Blockchain, distributed ledgers, or disruptive technologies. Coordination actions in the Fintech area will be also supported in 2018,

Registrations to attend are now closed.

Webstream, agenda and H2020 topics

The event will be streamed starting from 10:00 on the day, with the possibility to ask questions.

People attending the streaming can address their questions through the following tool: sli.do, event code #G385

Please read the agenda of the Information day on Blockchain and check the topics of the Blockchain / DLTs Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2018-2020 for further details.

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Startups and Innovation Unit
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