Leading Japanese company of information and communication technologies (ICT) Fujitsu recently announced the opening of the international centre for Blockchain innovation in Brussels to explore potential applications of technology in all possible areas.
In his official statement, Fujitsu said the new center will explore Blockchain technology and develop solutions based on the Blockchain “all branches”: from audits to vote based on the technology of distributed registries.
Yves de Beauregard, the head of Fujitsu Benelux (Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg), noted the increasing interest in Blockchain technology among the clients and said that many DLT applications has not been studied yet.
“This is only the beginning as we intend to investigate the broader use of the blockchain in different commercial areas,” said Beauregard.
According to a press release, Brussels was chosen because of its “geographical, political, technological, and linguistic benefits for international organizations that consider the use of Blockchain technology”. Management noted that the centre will also undertake projects that are associated with smart cities.
Fujitsu is no stranger to the blockchain industry. In 2017, Fujitsu has created a system of secure data exchange on the blockchain, and also presented the blockchain for high-performance systems based on the technology of Hyperledger Fabric. In November, Fujitsu presented a new technological solution is created for transactions between the different blockchains.
Earlier this month IT Gigant announced the creation of a technology that in a proactive mode is able to detect vulnerabilities in smart contracts and in programs that perform transactions based on the blockchain platforms.