Orange, Atos, Suez and La Poste are participating in the creation of Alliance Blockchain France.

At the Vivatech show in Paris on June 16, “CZ”, the boss of Binance, delighted his audience by stating that “France has a very strong lead” in the crypto and blockchain sector. Recently, several initiatives have been born in the French ecosystem aimed at structuring and better financing the blockchain applications market: accelerators, specialized investment funds… The state itself does not hide its ambitions towards France in the field of finance. Services. This Friday, June 17, another statement was made confirming the good attitude of industrialists towards the blockchain.

A consortium of companies and universities is born that will mission to roll out a common blockchain infrastructure that will gradually be opened up to all French manufacturers and administrations. The Blockchain France Alliance brings together Orange Business Services, Atos, Archipels, Docaposte, Agdtahub, Anycommerce, BC Diploma, Blockchain Secure, IRT Nanoelec, Droon, IN Group (formerly Imprimerie Nationale), Kapalt, Nomadic Labs, Quantum BCS, Suez. , Talao, University of Lille, Lyon 1 and Worldline.

open infrastructure and interoperability

Association in the first year will be led by Antoine Maisonneuve, Blockchain Program Director at Orange Business Services.

Alliance Blockchain France is inspired by the initiatives of national networks such as Alastria in Spain and ID Union in Germany. Its goal is to create an open blockchain infrastructure “allowing the democratization of this technology to the smallest players”, “creating a common space for exchange and experimentation”, “promoting synergy among its participants to collectively respond to challenges. for projects” and “with a view to European interoperability”.

The association’s mission is to identify and promote relevant use cases for blockchain, promote blockchain awareness, especially in education and government working groups, and create common infrastructures to host member projects. , publish national, European and international calls for projects and stimulate the creation of consortiums, and revitalize working groups across sectors (CSR, circular economy, finance, supply chain, identity, health).

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