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Philips Healthcare Launches Blockchain Lab in Netherlands

In a recent post on its website, Philips has written the Philips Blockchain Lab was established following six months of exploratory research into Blockchain technology.

The lab, located in the Philips headquarters in Amsterdam will offer a dedicated environment where Philips IT experts, healthcare professionals, partners and Blockchain developers will work together on research and exploration of potential use cases using the innovative Blockchain technology.

Philips tipped their toes into the Blockchain world last year, when the public learned that the company working with Tierion, a Blockchain record maintenance developer.

Arno Laeven from Philips told CoinDesk that Philips was interested in Blockchains for the healthcare industry.

“As a company committed to innovation you need to constantly explore new and emerging technologies and their application in areas where they might have an impact and added value.”

Philips is actively seeking collaborators and developers to work on several Blockchain use cases. Contact Philips Blockchain Lab to enquire.

Richard Kasteleinhttps://www.the-blockchain.com
In his 20s, he sailed around the world on small yachts and wrote a series of travel articles called, 'The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Seas' travelling by hitching rides on yachts (1989) in major travel and yachting publications. He currently lives in Groningen, the Netherlands where he has set down his anchor to raise a family and write. Founder and publisher of industry publication Blockchain News (EST 2015) and director of education company Blockchain Partners (Oracle Partner) – Vancouver native Richard Kastelein is an award-winning publisher, innovation executive and entrepreneur. He has written over 2500 articles on Blockchain technology and startups at Blockchain News and has also published in Harvard Business Review, Venturebeat, Wired, The Guardian and a number of other publications. Kastelein has an Honorary Ph.D. and is Chair Professor of Blockchain at China's first blockchain University in Nanchang at the Jiangxi Ahead Institute software and Technology. He has over a half a decade experience judging and rewarding some 1000+ innovation projects as an EU expert for the European Commission's SME Instrument programme as a startup assessor and as a startup judge for the UK government's Innovate UK division. Kastelein has spoken (keynotes & panels) on Blockchain technology at over 50 events in 30+ cities.
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