Swiss blockchain group formed to support new blockchain companies. A new group looking to promote research and support blockchain firms has been formed. The Ticino Blockchain Technologies Association was introduced 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 mission of the group is to support research and companies in the blockchain sector and promote academic studies of the technology.
Other founding members are Bitcoin.com, Copernicus Holdings, Eligma, Euronovate, Eventboost, Pangea Blockchain Fund, Poseidon Group, the Quadrans Foundation, StrongBlock.io, Superflat and the Swiss Blockchain Consortium.
The group added that the growing interest in blockchain has led academia and private companies to start thinking about creating a center of excellence for the technology and encourage new companies focused on blockchain and make new skilled jobs.
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