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US health department gets blockchain green light

In December the US Department of Health and Human Services received the go-ahead or “authority to operate” (ATO) a procurement system that leverages blockchain and AI. The system will be used to provide pricing information for procurement. The project extracts data from 100,000 contracts which represent roughly $24.8 billion in …

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Department of Health and Human Services in the US to Use Blockchain in New ‘HHS Accelerate’ Tool

The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) is going to be implementing a new data monitoring tool based on Blockchain technology. According to a recent report released by FedTech Magazine, the new tool is called HHS Accelerate and it will be streamlining the process of producing and executing …

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Department of Energy Allocates $4.8 Million to Research Tech Areas Including Blockchain

The Department of Energy of the United States has announced the allocation of $4.8 million for the research and development into four specific areas including the Cybersecure Sensors for Fossil Power Generation which has the application of blockchain technology. The whole idea behind this funding is to prepare the next-line …

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Blockchain Technology: United States Department Of Energy Gives Out Grant Of $4.8 Million To Fund Technology Research Which Includes Blockchain

Blockchain technology is beginning to get the attention of many large corporations and government agencies. As the world moves closer to be beginning of the next industrial revolution, it is imperative that emerging technologies such as blockchain are studied and understood properly as it will take the center stage in …

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Vermont Department of Financial Regulation collaborates on blockchain technology

News Release — Vermont Department of Financial RegulationJan. 9, 2019 Contact:Stephanie Brackin802-828-4872[email protected] Department of Financial Regulation and Secretary of State Collaborate on Captive Insurance Blockchain Pilot Montpelier, VT – On January 9, 2019, the Secretary of State Jim Condos and Department of Financial Regulation Commissioner Michael Pieciak signed a memorandum …

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U.S. Energy department funding blockchain research in universities

U.S. Energy department funding blockchain research in universities The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Fossil Energy will be allocating as much as $4.8 million for universities’ research and development projects, including the study of the use of blockchain. In a press release, the Energy department said the grants …

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US Department of Energy to Fund Blockchain Research Projects

The U.S. Department of Energy has announced federal funding of up to $4.8 million for universities working on R&D projects, including those related to blockchain. Announced Monday, the funding is being made available through the department’s Office of Fossil Energy as a part of the “University Training and Research” initiative …

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US Defense Department Says Blockchain Can Help in Disaster Relief

The U.S. Department of Defense says blockchain technology has “enormous” potential in helping improve disaster relief efforts. The Troop Support division of the Defense Logistics Agency held a meeting earlier this month in Philadelphia to understand how blockchain could have helped its already “successful” efforts assisting in Puerto Rico after the …

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Treasury Department of Chile Turns to Blockchain to Manage Their Operations

The General Treasury of the Republic of Chile which manages the tax collection in the South American nation has announced their decision to launch a blockchain project to modernize its processes and enhance the path of the nation’s digital transformation. This, they claim, will allow them to streamline its processes …

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Blockchain Technology: Blockchain Technology Will Be Effective In Disaster Relief According To United States Defense Department

Blockchain technology has been effective in many industries. The emerging tech is going to be at the center of the upcoming fourth industrial revolution. Many governments and private establishments are already tapping into the unlimited potential of blockchain technology. Recently, the United States Department of Defense said that blockchain technology …

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