The future of blockchain : cross-industry applications & new business models

This is our Introduction to the INPHO® Venture Summit 2018 session on Industrial Blockchain.

Bitcoin is the beginning but far the end of Blockchain. Gartner Research has predicted business value from blockchain technology will total more than $176 billion by 2025, then surge to exceed $3.1 trillion just five years later. These projections seem to give the peer-to-peer technology a bright future ahead across all industries with implementations in aerospace, transportation, banking, and even the food processing industry.

Bitcoin is the beginning but far the end of Blockchain. Gartner Research has predicted business value from blockchain technology will total more than $176 billion by 2025, then surge to exceed $3.1 trillion just five years later. These projections seem to give the peer-to-peer technology a bright future ahead across all industries with implementations in aerospace, transportation, banking, and even the food processing industry.

Airlines association IATA is testing blockchain for payments via its billing system that connects airlines and ticket agents, saying it could be cheaper than payment solutions offered by PayPal (PYPL.O).

Samsung is considering using blockchain for its vast global supply network in order to track its products and thereby cutting shipping costs by 20%, says Song Kwang-woo – Blockchain Chief at Samsung SDS Co.

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IBM is launching their new IBM Blockchain Starter Plan for smaller scale businesses and extending their opportunities across sectors. The multinational computing company is exploring its “healthcare related blockchain opportunities” with its newest partner the Center of Disease Control (CDC). The combination of Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence (AI) could bring “significant improvements to a healthcare sector plagued by interoperability problems and big data analytics shortfalls,” says IBM Watson Health Chief Science Officer Shahram Ebadollahi.

It seems today that the first companies to integrate blockchain solutions are expecting to differentiate themselves and shacking the industry through innovative business models.

A panel discussion of INPHO® Venture Summit will be dedicated to industrial blockchain. During these panel discussions speakers will assess the impact of Blockchain in industrial applications and how companies will differentiate themselves with the new technology. INPHO® Venture Summit 2018 will address innovation transforming the industries and generating new business models.

INPHO® Venture Summit, the event for executives active in smart technologies and deep tech innovations will held its 6th edition on 11th & 12th October 2018, in Bordeaux. The event will be chaired by Georges Ugras, Managing Director IBM Venture Capital Group.

In its five previous editions, INPHO® has attracted more than 500 European participants, 50 international keynote speakers and over 80 VCs and corporate funds. More than 60 start-ups have been selected to pitch raising more than 100 M€ (113M$).

INPHO® Venture Summit will be the place to be in 2018 to learn and share with investors, leading companies and start-up shaping the future.

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