The announcement came after the speech of the EC's Vice President Andrus Ansip, in which he praised the nascent blockchain technology as well as artificial intelligence. "Whilst we have supported more than 500 funds to date, this is the first time that the European Union has created such a unique programme".
The website describes blockchain as a technology capable of promoting trust.
22 European countries, including the United Kingdom, signed a Declaration on European Partnership on Blockchain .
"For the Digital Single Market to work for people and business, to advance on our digital priorities, to make sure that Europe is a world digital leader: we need hard cash".
"In the future, all public services will use blockchain technology".
This approach should allow all members equal input to creating an enabling ecosystem that supports full compliance with European Union regulations and that will encourage blockchain based services to succeed across Europe.
The afternoon was partially devoted to the Blockchain Partnership Initiative, which was featured in a session devoted to ensuring Europe "seizes all the opportunities offered by a transformative blockchain ecosystem".
European Blockchain Partnership will be a "vehicle for cooperation among member states to exchange experience and expertise in technical and regulatory fields and prepare for the launch of EU-wide blockchain applications across the Digital Single Market for the benefit of the public and private sectors". The press release states that the EC has now invested more than 80 mln euros in blockchain projects already and now has 300 mln euros to be distributed to blockchain development by the year 2020.
The signatory states committed to collaborate on the secure and authorised access to national and regional banks of genetic data and other data relevant for health.
The Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, Vytenis Andriukaitis said, "I welcome this initiative connecting genomic and other health data across the European Union". "It adds to data capabilities of the European Reference Networks, who started clinical treatment and research of rare diseases towards the end of previous year, and improves clinical trials".
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