June 17, 2024

The Russian government sent the Rostech blockchain roadmap to a “deep” revision

Roadmaps for blockchain technology and quantum sensors have been sent by the Russian government for revision.This decision was made jointly with experts and large companies after stress tests of seven digital roadmaps.

The corresponding statement following the results of the forum «Global Technology Leadership» in Sochi was made by Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Maxim Akimov, writes MK.

In July, the Russian government and large Russian companies signed a series of agreements on the development of digital technologies, under which the parties had to develop appropriate roadmaps.

Each technology also received«curator» from large companies: Sberbank became responsible for artificial intelligence, Rostec — for quantum sensors, blockchain and Internet of things, «Rostelecom» and Rostec — for wireless communication technologies (5G), Rosatom — for quantum computing, Russian Railways — for quantum communications.

«The result is this:The five directions not only received approval in principle, but all the basic decisions contained in the road maps were agreed upon. We sent two roadmaps for quite in-depth study — these are quantum sensors and distributed registry technologies (blockchain),— Akimov said.

What kind of «deep improvements» necessary, the official did not specify.

Earlier, the authors of the document, in whose work the Waves platform also took part, assessed the risks associated with the introduction of blockchain in the Russian economy.