Industry Insights: “The Future of the Token Economy in Europe“

Industry Insights: “The Future of the Token Economy in Europe“

Industry Insights: “The Future of the Token Economy in Europe”

An integrated token economy for all sectors would make many workflows much easier. Dr. Joachim Schwerin of the European Commission explains why tokenization is so important for our future and gives an outlook on a token economy.

Watch this video on YouTube (ca. 19 min.).

About the lecturer

Dr. Joachim Schwerin is Principal Economist in the unit responsible for the Digital Transformation of Industry within the Directorate-General Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs (DG GROW) of the European Commission. He is responsible for developing the policy approach of DG GROW towards the Token Economy and Distributed-Ledger Technologies as well as their applications for industry and SMEs. In 2020, he contributed to the Digital Finance Strategy, including the MiCA Regulation. Previous responsibilities after he had joined the European Commission in 2001 included the coordination of industrial and competition policy, the design of policy measures to improve SME access to digital finance and conceptual work on strategic aspects of the EU’s competitiveness in the global economy.


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