Payments Report 2021

The Riksbank is actively participating in the international cooperation

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BIS has opened an innovation hub in Stockholm

Published: 3 November 2021

In June 2021, the BIS established an innovation centre in Stockholm in collaboration with the central banks of Denmark, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. This Nordic Innovation Centre will focus on a more in-depth analysis of technological financial innovation relevant to central banks. It will function as a hub for a network of innovation experts, for research on important trends in financial technology of significance for central banks and for promoting international collaboration. The centre will also contribute to more in-depth knowledge in several areas relevant to central banks, such as central bank digital currencies, payment infrastructure, cyber security and financial sustainability.