Blockchain Research Institute (BRI) that explores strategic opportunities of the blockchain technology, announced that its initiative is being supported by broad public sector.
The initiative, which is a syndicated research program of more than 40 projects working on strategic deployment of blockchain technology, has officially welcomed support from the Government of Canada, the Government of Ontario, the City of Toronto, The University Health Network in Toronto, Bank of Canada, and the Federal Institute on Governance, the release stated.
The institute has also received support from various private sector members including Thomson Reuters, Gowling WLG – the Institute’s first law firm, and Canadian technology firm TMX Group.
“We’re delighted to welcome this spectacular group of public sector organizations to our initiative. Blockchain will have profound implications for the operations of government, the nature of democracy and the modus operandi of every government agency,” Don Tapscott, an author and leader of the initiative, said.