DHS exploring 5 additional blockchain use cases
The DHS Privacy Office, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services proposed new scenarios for the technology in a reissued solicitation.
HHS gauges industry’s appetite for sharing data on medical supply availability
The information would flow to a "supply chain IT control tower" allowing for real-time visibility across the Strategic National Stockpile, according to a new RFI.
NSF marshals data science, blockchain to streamline federal grant processing
A National Science Foundation team developed a document ‘fingerprinting’ process that could help federal grant-issuing agencies sort through thousands of proposals more effectively.
CBP successfully tested an ‘interoperable’ blockchain system for protecting intellectual property
The platform uses encrypted keys to securely transmit personally identifiable information and trade secrets on U.S. imports during transactions.
Rep. Lynch wants the Census Bureau to look into ‘blockchain viability’ for 2030
While a House Oversight hearing covered the bureau's "mixed" readiness for upcoming aspects of the 2020 count, one member was looking to the future.
Federal Highway Administration seeks ‘revolutionary’ tech for highway engineering
Areas of interest include blockchain and artificial intelligence.