Network for the development of blockchain technology utilisation established

Published 2017-06-09 at 10:34

The State Treasury's D9 Team and the Ministry of Finance are launching a network the purpose of which will be to improve the public administration's knowledge of blockchain technology, help in understanding the possibilities provided by blockchain technology, exchange information and experiences as well as to include experts who work with these into the network.

A wide range of people from different areas of public administration have been invited to join the network, and the network is due to meet regularly. In addition to the network's meetings, workshops will be organised for a larger group of participants, where specific topic areas can be considered in detail.

The network aims to create public administration skills and readiness on the basis of which cross-administrative trials and innovative solutions for the utilisation of blockchain technology can be launched. The objective is to also plan broader international co-operation and utilise research work carried out in Finland.

Additional information:

  • Chief Enterprise Architect Janne Pulkkinen, janne.pulkkinen (at) valtiokonttori.fi
  • Development Manager Kimmo Mäkinen, kimmo.makinen (at) vm.fi