UCL Centre for Blockchain Technologies

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The UCL CBT was founded in 2016 to research the effects of Distributed Ledger Technologies and Blockchain into our socio-economic systems and to promote the safe and organic development and adoption of Blockchain-based platforms.

The centre is the nucleus for DLT and Blockchain research and engagement across eight different departments at UCL and for its Research and Industry Associate network. Our Research and Industry Associate community consists of over 180 researchers and practitioners from UCL, other academic institutions and companies utilising DLT.

The UCL CBT was founded in 2016 to research the effects of Distributed Ledger Technologies and Blockchain into our socio-economic systems and to promote the safe and organic development and adoption of Blockchain-based platforms.

The centre is the nucleus for DLT and Blockchain research and engagement across eight different departments at UCL and for its Research and Industry Associate network. Our Research and Industry Associate community consists of over 180 researchers and practitioners from UCL, other academic institutions and companies utilising DLT.

Research

Interdisciplinary Research

We go beyond established boundaries to set the foundations for new interdisciplinary research on DLT/Blockchain.

Advisory

Multilateral Innovation

Designed around industry and policymakers’ needs, the CBT draws on its world-leading academic expertise to produce cutting-edge Blockchain solutions for industry, start-ups and regulators.

Engagement

Promotion of Blockchain

We facilitate open and continuous communication between industry, institutions, start-ups and students to promote the safe, organic and appropriate use of Blockchain and DLT into our various socio-economic systems.

Research

Interdisciplinary Research

We go beyond established boundaries to set the foundations for new interdisciplinary research on DLT/Blockchain.

Advisory

Multilateral Innovation

Designed around industry and policymakers’ needs, the CBT draws on its world-leading academic expertise to produce cutting-edge Blockchain solutions for industry, start-ups and regulators.

Engagement

Promotion of Blockchain

We facilitate open and continuous communication between industry, institutions, start-ups and students to promote the safe, organic and appropriate use of Blockchain and DLT into our various socio-economic systems.

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11 – 22 NOVEMBER
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The UCL CBT is running the blockchain technology hackathon of the year this November in partnership with Ripple

11 – 22 NOVEMBER
Block-Sprint

What breakthrough can you make in just two weeks? £8000 in cash prizes to be won!

The UCL CBT is running the blockchain technology hackathon of the year this November in partnership with Ripple

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The core of the UCL CBT community is its network of Research and Industry Associates from within UCL, external academic insitutions and industry and corporate partners.

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Our Community

The core of the UCL CBT community is its network of Research and Industry Associates from within UCL, external academic insitutions and industry and corporate partners.

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Careers

We are always on the look out for talented individuals with the right skills and ambitions to join our research initiatives.

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Careers

We are always on the look out for talented individuals with the right skills and ambitions to join our research initiatives.

Positions Available
News & Events
May 15, 2020 in Research Newsletters, updates

UCL CBT May Research Newsletter

Second Call for Research Proposals – Blockchain Tools To Combat Covid-19 We are excited to inform you about the opening of the second call for…

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May 13, 2020 in updates

UCL CBT Joins Hedera Governing Council as First Higher Education Member

Leading Research Institution University College London Joins Hedera Governing Council as First Higher Education Member. Find the press release at https://www.hedera.com/blog/leading-research-institution-university-college-london-joins-hedera-governing-council-as-first-higher-education-member  

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April 30, 2020 in Activities Newsletters, updates

UCL CBT April Activities Newsletter

UCL CBT Launches Covid-19 Task Force With INATBA & EU Commission The International Association for Trusted Blockchain Applications (INATBA), together with the European Commission and…

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April 29, 2020 in Articles, updates

How Blockchain Technology can help to solve supply chain issues caused by COVID-19

Coronavirus upended supply chains around the world and caused severe disruptions to businesses in sectors ranging from electronics to crucial medical supplies. Some of the…

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News & Events
May 15, 2020 in Research Newsletters, updates

UCL CBT May Research Newsletter

Second Call for Research Proposals – Blockchain Tools To Combat Covid-19 We are excited to inform you about the opening of the second call for…

Read More
May 13, 2020 in updates

UCL CBT Joins Hedera Governing Council as First Higher Education Member

Leading Research Institution University College London Joins Hedera Governing Council as First Higher Education Member. Find the press release at https://www.hedera.com/blog/leading-research-institution-university-college-london-joins-hedera-governing-council-as-first-higher-education-member  

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April 30, 2020 in Activities Newsletters, updates

UCL CBT April Activities Newsletter

UCL CBT Launches Covid-19 Task Force With INATBA & EU Commission The International Association for Trusted Blockchain Applications (INATBA), together with the European Commission and…

Read More
April 29, 2020 in Articles, updates

How Blockchain Technology can help to solve supply chain issues caused by COVID-19

Coronavirus upended supply chains around the world and caused severe disruptions to businesses in sectors ranging from electronics to crucial medical supplies. Some of the…

Read More