The German federal government refers to the bloxberg-initiative of the Max Planck Society in their recently published strategy paper on blockchain. Here, bloxberg is mentioned as an example of how the blockchain technology can be used and applied in science. Amongst other things, it was announced that future cooperations regarding blockchain-applications will be supported by the federal government.  With an increased funding, a significant rise in the amount of new and open forms of cooperation is expected.

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Blockchain Strategy of the German Federal Government