Toronto, CANADA; September 20, 2021 – The Blockchain Research Institute (BRI) is excited to continue our collaboration with Tata Consultancy Services (TCS). As an early member of the BRI program, TCS has taken a leading role in our community, helping us drive blockchain research, education, innovation, and adoption across industries and around the world. 

“Tata Consultancy Services is a long-time friend and supporter of the Blockchain Research Institute and we’re honored to keep the collaboration going. As a member of the BRI program, Tata Consultancy Services will help guide our research program and strengthen our member network,” said Don Tapscott, Executive Chairman of the Blockchain Research Institute. 

The BRI member community spans 90+ of the world’s leading enterprises, governments, associations, and technology platforms. As a member of the BRI program, TCS receives access to a suite of program deliverables, including research projects, courses, webinars, events, and other exclusive activities. We look forward to working closely with members like TCS as we expand the scope of our program and launch new global partnerships around the world. 

 “We see Blockchain as a foundational technology that can simplify business processes and transform industries. Be it in the unlocking of value through the tokenization of real-world as well as virtual assets, the ability to guarantee provenance of luxury goods and commodities, or the seamless tracking of life-saving drugs, vaccine information, blockchain technology is transforming businesses and society. TCS is focused on building purposeful associations with organizations operating in the Blockchain ecosystem and advising our customers. We are excited to extend our partnership with the Blockchain Research Institute and leverage their expertise and the wider BRI Membership network for the benefit of our QuartzTM solutions and Blockchain projects,” said R Vivekanand, Global Head, Quartz, TCS. 


About the Blockchain Research Institute:  

The Blockchain Research Institute (BRI) is an independent, global think-tank dedicated to inspiring and preparing private and public-sector leaders to lead blockchain transformation. Funded by a member community of 90+ companies, government agencies, and technology platforms, the BRI brings together some of the world’s leading thinkers to undertake ground-breaking research on the strategic implications of blockchain technology, producing practical insights to help its members drive digital transformation across industries. 


About Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) 

Tata Consultancy Services is an IT services, consulting and business solutions organization that has been partnering with many of the world’s largest businesses in their transformation journeys for over 50 years. TCS offers a consulting-led, cognitive powered, integrated portfolio of business, technology and engineering services and solutions. This is delivered through its unique Location Independent Agile™ delivery model, recognized as a benchmark of excellence in software development. 

A part of the Tata group, India’s largest multinational business group, TCS has over 488,000 of the world’s best-trained consultants in 46 countries. The company generated consolidated revenues of US $22.2 billion in the fiscal year ended March 31, 2021, and is listed on the BSE (formerly Bombay Stock Exchange) and the NSE (National Stock Exchange) in India. TCS’ proactive stance on climate change and award-winning work with communities across the world have earned it a place in leading sustainability indices such as the MSCI Global Sustainability Index and the FTSE4Good Emerging Index. For more information, visit and follow TCS news at @TCS_News. 



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Blockchain Research Institute