European Commission Commits €30bn to Blockchain Investments

The European Commission has announced a €30bn investment initiative for blockchain technology; the funding is part of the Horizon 2020 Initiative which helps commit capital to projects in security, climate, clean energy and the digital economy; “Artificial intelligence, genetics, blockchain: science is at the core of today’s most promising breakthrough innovations,” said Carlos Moedas, commissioner for research, science and innovation according to CoinDesk. Source.

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