Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry approved the use of blockchain technology to build a clinical data monitoring system

According to the Japanese media Social Game Info, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry recently approved a demonstration plan to build a clinical data monitoring system using blockchain technology. This is the third new technology future plan for Japan's “supervised sandbox system advancement”. Implemented by the Ministry of Trade and Industry to reduce R&D costs in the future through the use of blockchain technology in clinical trials and specific clinical studies.