A new group has been formed which seeks to promote research and support blockchain companies.
With the participation of the University of Southern Switzerland, also known as the Università della Svizzera Italiana (USI). And the University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland (SUPSI). The Ticino Blockchain Technologies Association was started.
Moreover, the aim of the group is to support research and businesses in the blockchain sector and to promote technology academic studies.
Bitcoin.com, Copernicus Holdings, Eligma, Euronovate, Eventboost, Pangea Blockchain Fund, Poseidon Group, Quadrans Foundation, StrongBlock.io, Superflat. And the Swiss Blockchain Consortium are also founding members.
“Blockchain is today a much-discussed technology. It is often said, as with the advent of the Internet, that this technology could change many things with a direct impact on a variety of sectors through improvements in supply chains, financial and payment systems, notary businesses, business processes and governments. These are time-consuming processes that require research, new skills, training, investment, experimentation, and a change of mindset.”
Moreover, the group added growing interest in blockchain has led academia. And private firms to begin thinking about creating a technology center of excellence. And encouraging new blockchain-focused firms and creating new skilled jobs.