Lufthansa has partnered with software giant SAP to launch a blockchain competition seeking ideas for blockchain applications in the airline industry.
A digital services firm owned by a Singapore government agency and a major port operator has launched a blockchain platform for cross-border trade.
NatWest, part of Royal Bank of Scotland, has joined Marco Polo, a blockchain consortium started by R3 and trade finance specialist TradeIX.
A board member at Swiss luxury goods maker Richemont has said luxury goods companies could use blockchain to bring transparency to their supply chain.
London's Blockchain Summit heard banks weigh the possible savings blockchain could bring to global trade – as well as noting the pain points.
General Electric wants to use a blockchain to verify 3D-printed parts in its supply chain, according to a recently published patent filing.
International shipping giant Merck may be looking to blockchain technology to protect against counterfeit goods, according to a patent application.
Startup Arianee believes the token technology can be used to help luxury brands create unique identities for bespoke handbags and expensive watches.
A South Korean government agency has announced a plan to boost blockchain adoption in the country.