Founding Members
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About CEBB

  • A neutral, decentralised, global coalition of leading Blockchain research institutions and academics

  • Setting benchmarks and frameworks to support governments, businesses and policymakers in making evidence-based decisions

  • A collective voice on the advancement of Evidence-Based standards in Blockchain and Distributed Ledgers

  • Academic "Think Tank" of thought leaders and researchers in Blockchain

  • Establishing internationally agreed standards on postgraduate Blockchain education curriculum

  • Support organisations in setting up their own local EBB chapter with support from CEBB

  • Promotion of research, call for papers and dissemination of scholarly content within the CEBB network

  • Facilitate joint initiatives, workshops, journal clubs, and other academic activities with CEBB members

  • Collaboration in projects, case studies, applied and theoretical research to avoid duplication and streamline resources

  • Exclusive, close-knit networking opportunities and connection with peers to build evidence-based guidelines for stakeholder organisations


CEBB Leads

Professor Jason Potts, RMIT University, Australia

Professor John Domingue, The Open University, UK

Professor Jim KS Liew, The Johns Hopkins University, USA

Professor Kevin Curran, Ulster University, UK

Dr Naseem Naqvi, The British Blockchain Association, UK

Dr Christian Jaag, Centre for Cryptoeconomics, Switzerland

Dr Anish Mohammed, Institute of Information Systems, Germany

Professor Marc Pilkington, University of Burgundy, France

Professor Bill Buchanan, Edinburgh Napier University, UK

Professor David Lee Kuo Chuen, Singapore University of Social Sciences, Singapore




1. The institution/university/organisation must be an internationally recognised leader in the field of Blockchain Academia

2. The institution must have at least one Blockchain/ DLT/ Cryptocurrency Professor (or Associate Professor) leading its Blockchain academic programme
3. The institute must be actively involved in blockchain research OR offer at least one postgraduate course/ module/MSc/PhD in Blockchain or Cryptocurrencies OR  supervise postgraduate scholar in the field of Blockchain, Cryptography, Economics, IT, or DLT
4. Faculty member(s) of the institute must have published at least one peer-reviewed Blockchain research or a review paper in a reputable academic journal or authored a research report, book or synopsis
5. The institution supports, encourages or fund postgraduate researchers that wish to pursue further research/ study/ or a career in Blockchain
6. Members of the institution have presented Blockchain/ DLT conference papers or actively participated in scholarly debates and summits at a national and international forum

Contact Us

To join CEBB, please contact us at with your expression of interest, and why you believe you fulfil the legibility as mentioned in the above criteria. Organisations that do not satisfy all of the above eligibility criteria may be considered for an Affiliate Membership, subject to approval from the CEBB Board.




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