UZH Blockchain Center
A Competence Center bringing an interdisciplinary lens to distributed trust
UZH Blockchain Center started its activities in 2017, and was formally established as a Competence Center in 2019. Since then, it has organised a wide range of academic, educational, and industry-related activities. It thus became the largest and most active academic cluster in Switzerland, a World-wide blockchain hub.
It continuously creates and extends a unique educational offering to University students and industry leaders
Being the single point of contact between UZH and peer Academic initiatives, Industry, and the community
The UZH Blockchain Center is composed of 22 Faculty members from two Faculties and including Informatics, Business, Economics, Finance, Regulation, Law and Complexity Science. It hosts above 40 researchers from the University of Zurich and top-scholars.
Dr. Liudimila Zavolokina, a member of the UZH Blockchain Center, was one of the guests in the S2E10 of the “Blockchain won’t save the world” podcast. “S2E10 – Blockchain in Switzerland: Crypto Valley and the Future of Digital Assets” shows the big picture of blockchain in Switzerland: its history, prominent use cases, research and education, […]
Can we trust a trust-less technology? Dr. Liudimila Zavolokina, a member ofthe UZH Blockchain Center, raises this question in an article in inside-it(German). Her research shows that – despite the wide misconception thatblockchain does not require any trust anymore – trust still needs to be builtup. Trust in blockchains is influenced by three factors: understandability,responsibility […]