Block.IS will organize two open calls to attract, select and fund the best of the best SMEs to generate blockchain-based products, processes and business models with strong market potential in the sectors of agrifood, logistics and finance.
We are looking for innovative startups & SMEs
For the EU economy to grow sustainably it needs to re-industrialize, leveraging innovation and digital intelligence. Among the most important sectors of EU economy one can find the agrifood, logistics and financial sectors. EU’s agrifood sector has a strong global competitive position as the largest food and drink exporter with a market share of 18%. The logistics sector amounts to 14% of EU’s GDP, and the sector is expected to grow 40% by 2040. The financial sector makes up to 20-30% of total service market revenue and about 20% of the total gross domestic product in EU economies.
The Blockchain technology has been recognized by influential people and institutions, including EC and WEF, as one of the most promising and disruptive technologies of this century. The technology exhibits a unique combination of features that make it ideal for solving the challenges mentioned above – provenance, transparency, traceability, efficiency, trust, data sharing — in the three sectors. Blockchain technology enables a decentralized, trusted and programmable way to transfer value and information.
Detailed information, application documents here: https://blockis.eu/apply-now/start-ups-smes/