EC Industry Committee approves blockchain resolution
The European Commission’s Industry Committee has approved a resolution on how to apply blockchain technology in areas such as supply chains, transport and energy management.
The non-binding resolution was approved by 52 votes to 1, with 6 abstentions, on Wednesday (16 May).
Rapporteur Eva Kaili, a member of the Greek S&D party and the author of the resolution, commented: “Today the Industry Committee voted univocally in favour of a forward-looking technology that we expect to change the quality of our life, empower SMEs and improve business models in most industrial sectors.
“Blockchain is a cutting-edge technology and we aspire to make EU the global leader in the era of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.”