Blockchain has the potential to boost global GDP by US$ 1.76 trillion, and to enhance 40 million jobs globally by 2030 (PwC “Time for Trust” report, 2030). Blockchain technology has long been associated with cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, but there is so much more that it has to offer.
Disruptive technologies such as blockchain are finding many useful applications in society, but it remains to be seen if it will contribute to making global value chains more efficient and environmentally sustainable, or what risks may emerge.
Industry: Logistics & Supply Chain
Date: 16 March 2021, Tuesday
Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm (Singapore Time / UTC +8)
Blockchain still faces low adoption in today's economy despite its enhanced security, transparency and traceability features. In key industries like Fintech, healthcare and supply chain, where countless transactions are processed daily, blockchain's throughput and latency limitations are crucial roadblocks to its widespread adoption.
For some time, the word 'Blockchain' has mainly been linked to bitcoin, the virtual currency and payment system. But Blockchain technology and its principles have almost unlimited application possibilities in individual and business dealings.
One of the key themes of 2019 was the rise of Decentralised Finance (DeFi), a new type of finance that runs on trustless protocols and without the need for financial intermediaries.
Cosmos Singapore is a community-driven initiative led by StakeWith.Us to educate the Singapore community about the technologies and projects behind Cosmos Network - the most scalable, customisable and interoperable ecosystem of connected blockchains.
The 9th of November is all about further accelerating the progress we have made in the previous month. We start the afternoon with a plenary kick-off to introduce the program, the respective challenges and welcome the Dutch-Singapore Blockchain Mission. After the plenary session, TNW will facilitate break out sessions for the challenge teams. We will start with personal introductions as many are meeting for the first time, followed by a collaborative session to grow alignment on both technical and commercial level.
The potential of Artificial Intelligence (AI) applications and advancement in healthcare is vast - from AI chatbots for patients to early diagnosis and genome sequencing. However, the industry is facing the constraint of sharing data within local organisations and across borders to further advance AI research.