UC Blockchain Initiative

A cross-campus initiative to support blockchain-focused education, research, and entrepreneurship at UCLA, UC Santa Barbara, and UC Davis.

MouseBelt has joined forces with entrepreneurial organizations and engineering departments at UCLA, UC Santa Barbara and UC Davis to encourage collaboration and enrich the quality of blockchain projects developed on campus. Together they will provide educational courses, workshops, and advising on best practices to students, and give researchers and early-stage companies the funding and resources needed to build scalable solutions and foster meaningful blockchain adoption.

About us

Academic Grants

MouseBelt is raising research funding with the aim of training the next generation of blockchain research leaders, supporting excellent individuals at critical points of their careers and addressing strategic research needs identified by industry partners.


Areas of interest:

  • Alternate cryptographics
  • Post-quantum cryptography
  • Distributed systems research for blockchains
  • Blockchain peer-to-peer networks
  • Proofs-of-concept

Proposals are due November 1st

Blockchain Education Initiative launches at California universities

Blockchain Education Initiative launches at California universities

Here are some ways we are already helping university students.

UCD receives funding for blockchain education and research

Interested in learning more? Contact us for more information, or visit our website at MouseBelt.com