Article: NGI Forum 2021, 18-19 May: Building the Internet of Humans

Decentralized Internet, Web 3.0

NGI Forum 2021, 18-19 May: Building the Internet of Humans

Thierry Breton, Commissioner for the Internal Market at the European Commission opens the NGI Forum and highlights an Internet of humans as a key component of the green and digital transformation of the EU in the Digital Decade.

“Trust, openness and sustainability are the key features of Next Generation Internet. I’m looking forward to seeing the NGI community deliver key technologies, contribute to global internet standards and open source developments, participate in the policy debate and be part of the larger vision that Europe is pursuing for the future of the internet.”, Thierry Breton says.

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Article: How blockchain can help cities to unlock supply chains

Blockchain, Innovation

How blockchain can help cities to unlock supply chains

Traditionally suppliers have financed their purchase of goods by providing the latter as collateral to a lender. But with stock sitting in warehouses and factories unable to be processed, such trade finance has stalled. At Supply@ME Capital we have devised a solution based on blockchain whereby we can release funds to the company and take control of their stock in a digital ledger without having to physically acquire the materials. The company can then buy back the stock at cost with a fee payable to Supply@ME Capital when the supplier is in a position to proceed with manufacturing or sales.

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