The Austrian government is throwing its weight behind a new blockchain research effort aimed at developing business applications of the technology.
The government of Moscow is pushing ahead with plans to test blockchain for use in its municipal elections.
The Wyoming Blockchain Coalition launched on Tuesday, aiming to boost adoption of the technology in the Equality State.
An official involved with the US Treasury’s distributed ledger trial wants to see more government testing around the tech.
Russia’s deputy prime minister has spoken about the government’s possible use of blockchain for state services.
The municipal government for the U.S. city of Boise has formed a new partnership aimed at exploring public-sector blockchain use cases.
The Russian Ministry of Health is working with one of the country’s state-owned banks to explore possible uses of blockchain.
Officials in Karnataka are planning an event on blockchain and governance in the near future. Source
The CFTC has cited the advance of technologies like blockchain in a request to obtain additional funding for its oversight activities. Source
New details have emerged about some of the blockchain applications being pursed by state governments in India. Source
A city district in southern China is using blockchain to streamline government services for its one million residents. Source
The US government’s main logistical agency is looking at blockchain as a way to re-envision its contract review process. Source
The US State Department is looking to boost its research resources in support of a new working group focused on blockchain. Source
The French government has convened a new working group focused on blockchain. Source
Many of the government leaders queried by IBM in a recent survey say they want to put blockchain to work in the public sector. Source