Welcome to the TUM Blockchain Research Cluster

The Blockchain Research Cluster (blockchain.tum.de) is an interdisciplinary network of chairs and research groups at the Technical University of Munich, which investigate and further develop the technical, economic, legal and social aspects of blockchain-based solutions.

The cluster organizes a monthly meeting for interested members of the Technical University of Munich as well as external guests to report on various topics (technologies, research results, applications). In addition, introductory events and lectures by guests take place.

To be informed about future events and results, please subscribe to our newsletter or use the Slack channel.


Bitcoin mining causes about 22 million tons of CO2 annually – comparable to the emissions of cities such as Hamburg or Las Vegas. This was the conclusion of a detailed analysis of the cryptocurrency's carbon footprint by researchers of TUM and MIT. In their new study, the... [mehr]

TU Munich has released together with other universities the Whitepaper "Building the digital credential infrastructure for the future", outlining the process to create a global digital credential infrastructure that sets a worldwide standard for issuing, storing, displaying and... [mehr]

Upcoming Events

We will discuss opportunities and challenges of supporting supply chain finance with blockchain technology. As a participant you will learn from the knowledge and experience of our top speakers coming from leading firms and universities as well as hear about the latest research on... [mehr]

Apply now for our TUM Certificate Program in Blockchain & Distributed Ledger Technologies with start in October 2020. [mehr]