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Swinburne University and technology consulting giant Capgemini are partnering to launch a ‘Global Blockchain Centre of Excellence’ in Melbourne.

The centre will bring together a multi-disciplinary team of university researchers and Capgemini’s “network of global experts” to develop blockchain-based solutions from “proof-of-concept to production, by addressing complex business problems focused on financial services, trade and supply chain areas,” it said.

Financial services, the creative industries, manufacturing, food, pharmaceutical and health will be sectors of particular focus.

“Blockchain is at the heart of the fourth industrial revolution and digital economy. We see this technology as the key digital innovation platform supporting global supply chains and trade across a range of industry sectors,” said Swinburne deputy vice-chancellor (research and development) Professor Aleksandar Subic.

“The centre is focused on translational research and development of innovative solutions to complex systems problems in industry that require active collaboration between many stakeholders and sectors, which is why this unique public-private sector partnership is essential,” he added.

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