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consensys-022620.jpg U.S.-based blockchain technology firm ConsenSys has spun off its blockchain-powered healthcare division ConsenSys Health to operate as an independent company focused on healthcare and the life sciences in the public and private sectors. Ethereum-focused company ConsenSys had earlier in the year announced it would continue its transition to a product-focused company.

mediledger-022520.jpg MediLedger, a blockchain-based pharmaceutical consortium, said it completed and released the Final Pilot Report after running a pilot program for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that details the ways to use blockchain for drug tracking. The program was initiated in 2019 to help the industry move toward meeting the 2023 requirements of the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA).

tradelens-oct23_21feb20.jpg The Indonesia Customs and Excise Department adopted the blockchain-enabled shipping platform TradeLens to improve the speed, accuracy and security of local and international shipping tracking. The solution is jointly developed by Danish transport and logistics giant Maersk and IBM.

lition-feb19.jpg Microsoft has integrated Lition blockchain on its Azure cloud computing Blockchain platform as a "blockchain as a service" (BaaS) provider. Lition is now one of the few public/private blockchains supported by a major cloud provider like Microsoft. The Microsoft Azure platform will enable Lition to gain additional traction and usage.

uefa-021820.jpg The Union of European Football Associations announced that it will distribute more than one million UEFA EURO 2020 tickets using Blockchain Technology directly to fans' mobile phones through the UEFA EURO 2020 mobile tickets app. This is expected to improve the fan experience across all 12 host venues and 51 matches.

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