Industrial Socio-Cyberphysical System’s Consumables Tokenization for Smart Contracts in Blockchain

  • Nikolay TeslyaEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing book series (LNBIP, volume 339)


As a result of the development of the Industry 4.0 concept, the physical characteristics of production and the production process were transferred to the digital form. This process is also known as production digitalization. Digitalization allows creating so-called digital twins of production components, among which are smart objects, including machines (production robots), people, software services, processed materials and manufactured products. Digital twins allow to display not only the current state of the component, but also predict its actions according the current situation by creating behavior patterns. The interaction of digital twins is carried out through the cloud platform of the Internet of Things using an ontological representation to ensure interoperability. Interaction via cloud IoT platform causes problems associated with providing trust in the distribution of consumables between components of the industrial IoT system. One of the recent solutions to such problems is using of blockchain technology. In this paper, an example of the integration of industrial IoT and blockchain technology is presented. Each component of the system is represented by a corresponding digital twin, capable of interacting on-the-fly with ontologies in the IoT and blockchain network. To solve the problem of control and exchange of consumable resources in IIoT, this paper proposes classification and principles of resource tokenization depending on their class. The tokenization has been checked by creating smart contracts for consumables allocation on Hyperledger Fabric platform.


Industrial IoT Socio-cyberphysical system Blockchain Digitalization Tokenization Smart contract 



The presented research was partially supported by the projects funded through grants # 17-29-07073, 17-07-00327 and 17-07-00328 of the Russian Foundation for Basic Research.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.SPIIRASSt. PetersburgRussia

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