Blockchain: it’s a buzzword that seems both brilliantly simple and fiendishly complex. It’s an emerging technology that uses a public distributed ledger to chronologically record transactions, agreement, and contracts. It is being applied to everything from mortgage approvals and voting to insurance contracts and black-market transfers. But how does it work, and how can it help improve the food supply chain and healthcare?
Over 2’000 makers, start-ups, inventors, European top policy makers, business leaders, high school teachers and children meet in a unique fair to discover and debate what the Town of the Future will look like. Building on the success of the 2016 and 2017 editions, Makerstown is back in 2018 bigger, better, and more daring. Makerstown shakes up Brussels by showcasing the Town of the Future and what needs to be done in terms of policy, private investment and education to ensure the Town of the Future can become a reality.
Presentation of EASAC-IAP publication on “Opportunities and Challenges for Research on Food and Nutrition Security and Agriculture in Europe”.
Brussels, 19 April 2018 – Today, European Aluminium launched its new I+ Manifesto during its public event New Industrial Policy: what role for strategic value chains? held in Brussels.I+ Manifesto’ is a voluntary online initiative to foster the debate about the EU’s role in industrial policies for the upcoming EU elections.