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Welcome to the Blockchain Competence Center Mittweida

The BCCM is subdivided into three thematic institute areas:


IT & Crypto Competence

The field IT & Crypto Competence of the BCCM deals with mathematical problems and IT tasks related to the blockchain technology.

Members of this field are: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Andreas Ittner, Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Christian Hummert, Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Dirk Labudde, Prof. Dr. rer. pol. Dirk Pawlaszczyk, Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Klaus Dohmen und Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Peter Tittmann.

Financial & Legal Competence

The field Financial & Legal Competence of the BCCM deals with financial and legal matters of the still young blockchain technology.

Members of this field are: Prof. Dr. jur. Kerstin Walther-Reining, Prof. Dr. rer. oec. Volker Tolkmitt, Prof. Dr. Alexander Knauer und Prof. Dr. rer. pol. Andreas Schmalfuß.

Industrial Applications Competence

The field Industrial Applications Competence of the BCCM conducts research and development around industrial applications concerning the blockchain.

Members of this field are: Prof. Dr. rer. pol. Gunnar Köbernik, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Volker Delport, Prof. Dr. Dr.-Ing. Hartmut Luge und Dr.-Ing. Matthias Fuhrland.

The members of the BCCM contribute to the following task forces:


  • Standardization, legislation and legal applications
  • Expertise and IT-forensic
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Blockchain-based Supply Chain and ERP systems
  • (Micro-)payment and ledger systems
  • Digital identity and audit trail
  • Administration applications (State and Federal Blockchain)