Blockchain refers to a distributed ledger technology that is programmed to maintain records of financial and non-financial (anything of value) transactions. Technology advancements in blockchain in the recent years have led to significant improvements in quality and reductions in overall cost, and have attracted deep investments from private companies, federal bodies, and other funding organizations globally.

The objective of this research service is to understand development trends, offer a technology roadmap for ecosystem participants, identify the key emerging applications across industries, highlight patent trends, and assess the future opportunities in the blockchain space. In brief, this research service provides the following:

A brief snapshot and overview of blockchain and its types
Development trends impacting mega trends
Key emerging application areas across industries
Key market participants across industry-specific applications
Market sizing and future opportunities
Evaluate the future roadmap and understand key insights
Key patent trends in blockchain