About BBA

About BBA

About BBA

Established in 2017, The British Blockchain Association (BBA) is the most influential voice in the blockchain industry. It is a not-for-profit organisation that promotes evidence-based adoption of Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLT) across the public and private sectors. 

Our advisory board is drawn from the worlds of Blockchain, Academia, Information Technology, Computer Science, regulators and policymakers in the field of distributed ledger technologies. BBA is a close-knit network of experts and organisations connecting policymakers, academics, blockchain engineers, venture capitalists and visionaries. 

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BBA is working in collaboration with the United Nations, UK Department for International Trade, The BBC, British Embassies, universities, UK All Party Parliamentary Group on Blockchain, and several enterprise blockchain organisations including IBM, Baker Mackenzie, Ripple, R3, Microsoft, INATBA and Enterprise Ethereum Alliance, InterWork Alliance, to name a few.


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BBA is also home to the Centre for Evidence Based Blockchain (CEBB), the world’s first global initiative advancing evidence-based blockchain. CEBB is a neutral, decentralised, global initiative by the world’s leading research universities and academic institutions advising policymakers, governments and BBA member organisations.

BBA Student Forum (BBA SF) is the Student wing of the BBA and is responsible for the voice of Blockchain within Academia. It is one of the largest networks of blockchain researchers and students in the world, with Chapter Leads at MIT and Universities of Edinburgh, Manchester, London, Liverpool, Essex and Queensland Australia, to name a few.

History Timeline

  • December 2016 to July 2017

    BBA Ideology, vision and mission conceived

    Founders devise the Roadmap and Strategy

    BBA Governance structure established

    Stackholder consultation

  • July 2017 to December 2017

    BBA Website goes live

    BBA Twitter Launched October 2017

    First BBA Advisory Board Appointments

    JBBA Launched December 2017

  • January 2018 to July 2018

    JBBA Editorial Board appointed 

    JBBA Publishes its first peer reviewed Blockchain research on March 2017

    First issued of JBBA Published

    BBA Establishes key global alliances and partnerships.

  • July 2018 to December 2018

    Letter from the Queen received BBA Introduces fellowships (FBBA) Awards

    JBBA Indexed at all major libraries including the British Library

    2nd Issue of JBBA Published

    BBA coins the term  "Evidence Based Blockchain"

  • January 2019 to July 2019

    1st Blockchain International Scientific Conference ISC2019 and 11 new Fellows inducted. 

    Centre for Evidence based Blockchain launched 3rd Issue of JBBA published BBA Industry Webinars

  • August 2019 to December 2019

    BBA Launches author services for Non-native English Speaking researchers 4th Issue of JBBA published First BBA fellow from India BBA unveils new Logo JBBA Best Papers announced. 

  • 2020

    2nd Blockchain ISC2020 Key Partnerships & Strategic Alliances Industry Think Tank Launch Global Expansion 5th issue of JBBA and more.

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