Innovation facilitators in the EU

​Country

Facilitator Type​

Link to Innovation Facilitator​

Name & link to website

​Banking

​Insurance

​Securities/ Markets

​Austria

​Sandbox​​

Kontaktstelle FinTech & Sandbox / FMA-Sandbox

FINANZMARKTAUFSICHTSBEHÖRDE (FMA)

X​​

X​​

​X​

Austria​

Innovation Hub​​

Kontaktstelle FinTech

FINANZMARKTAUFSICHTSBEHÖRDE  (FMA) 

X​

X​

X​

Belgium​

Innovation Hub​​

Fintech Contact Point

Financial Services and Markets Authority (FSMA) 

X​

X​

X​

Belgium​​

Innovation Hub​​

Fintech Contact Point 

NATIONAL BANK OF BELGIUM (NBB) 

X​

X​

X​

Bulgaria​​

Innovation Hub​​

Innovation Hub

Financial Supervision Commission (FSC)

X​

X​

​Croatia​​

Innovation Hub​​

Innovation Hub

Croatian National Bank

​X

Croatia​​

Innovation Hub​​

Innovation Hub

Croatian Financial Services Supervisory Aagency

​​​

X​

X​

Cyprus​​

Innovation Hub​​

Innovation Hub

Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission

​X

​Czech Republic

Contact Point​

FinTech contact point/kontaktní místo pro FinTech

Czech National Bank/Česká národní banka

​X

X​

X​

Denmark​​

Sandbox​​

FT Lab

FINANSTILSYNET

X​

X​

X​

Denmark​​​

Innovation Hub​​

Fintech-team

FINANSTILSYNET

X​

X​

X​

​Estonia

Innovation Hub ​

FinTech working group

FINANCIAL SUPERVISION AUTHORITY (FI) 

X​

X​

X​

​Finland

Innovation Hub

FIN-FSA Innovation Helpdesk

FIN-FSA 

X​

X​

X​

​France

Innovation Hub ​

ACPR FinTech Innovation Hub

AUTORITÉ DE CONTRÔLE PRUDENTIEL ET DE RESOLUTION (ACPR) 

X​

X​

X​

​France 

Innovation Hub ​

Division Fintech Innovation Compétitivité

AUTORITE DES MARCHES FINANCIERS (AMF)

X​

​Germany

Innovation Hub ​

Unternehmensgründer und Fintechs

Kontaktformular für Unternehmensgründer und Fintechs

Company start-ups and fintech companies

Contact form for start-ups and fintechs 

BUNDESANSTALT FÜR FINANZDIENSTLEISTUNGSAUFSICHT (BaFin)  

X​

X​

X​

​Greece

Innovation Hub ​

BoG FinTech Innovation Hub

BANK OF GREECE 

X​

X​

​Greece

Innovation Hub ​

HCMC Innovation Hub

Hellenic Capital Market Commission

   

X​

​Hungary

Innovation Hub ​

MNB Innovation Hub 

CENTRAL BANK OF HUNGARY (MAGYAR NEMZETI BANK - MNB) 

X​

X​

X

​Iceland

Innovation Hub ​

Þjónustuborð vegna fjármálatækni (e. FinTech)

FINANCIAL SUPERVISORY AUTHORITY (Fjármálaeftirlitið - FME) 

X​

X​

X​

​Ireland

Innovation Hub ​

Central Bank of Ireland (CBI)

Innovation Hub

CENTRAL BANK OF IRELAND (CBI) 

X​

X​

X​

​Italy

Innovation Hub ​

Canale FinTech

BANCA D’ITALIA

X​

​Italy

Innovation Hub ​

IVASS Working group on Insurtech 

ISTITUTO di VIGILANZA SULLE  ASSICURAZIONI (IVASS)

X​

​Latvia

Innovation Hub ​

INNOVATION CENTRE 

FINANCIAL AND CAPITAL MARKET COMMISSION

X​

X​

X​

​Liechtenstein

Innovation Hub ​

Regulatory Laboratory / Financial Innovation

FINANCIAL MARKET AUTHORITY (FMA)

X​

X​

X​

​Lithuania

Sandbox ​

Regulatory sandbox Lithuania 

BANK OF LITHUANIA 

X​

X​

X​

​Lithuania

Innovation Hub ​

Innovation Committee​

BANK OF LITHUANIA 

X​

X​

X​

​Luxembourg

Innovation Hub ​

Innovation, payments, market infrastructures and governance (IPIG) Department 

COMMISSION DE SURVEILLANCE DU SECTEUR FINANCIER

X​

X​

​Malta

Sandbox​

​MFSA FinTech Regulatory Sandbox

Malta Financial Services Authority

X​

X​

X​

​Netherlands

Sandbox ​

Sandbox 

DE NEDERLANDSCHE BANK (DNB)

 

AUTHORITY FOR FINANCIAL MARKETS (AFM)

X​

X​

X​

​Netherlands

Innovation Hub ​

InnovationHub 

DE NEDERLANDSCHE BANK (DNB)

 

AUTHORITY FOR FINANCIAL MARKETS (AFM)

X​

X​

X​

​Norway

Innovation Hub ​

Finansiell teknologi (FinTech) 

FINANSTILSYNET 

X​

X​

X​

​​Norway

Sandbox​

Finanstilsynets regulatoriske sandkasse​

FINANSTILSYNET​​

X​

X​

X​

​Poland

Sandbox ​

KNF Regulatory Sandbox 

POLISH FINANCIAL SUPERVISION AUTHORITY (KOMISJA NADZORU FINANSOWEGO - KNF) 

X​

X​

X​

​Poland

Innovation Hub ​

KNF Innovation Hub Programme 

POLISH FINANCIAL SUPERVISION AUTHORITY (KOMISJA NADZORU FINANSOWEGO - KNF) 

X​

X​

X​

​Portugal

Innovation Hub ​

Portugal Finlab 

BANCO DE PORTUGAL COMISSAO DO MERCADO DE VALORES MOBILIARIOS AUTORIDADE DE SUPERVISAO DE SEGUROS E DE FUNDOS DE PENSOES

X​

X​

X​

​Portugal

Innovation Hub ​

FinTech+

BANCO DE PORTUGAL

X​

​Romania

Innovation Hub ​

FinTech Hub

(includes a dedicated section related to insurance - (InsurTech))

ASF

X​

X​

 

​Slovakia

Innovation Hub ​

Innovation Hub

NATIONAL BANK OF SLOVAKIA

X​

X​

X​

 

​Slovenia

Innovation Hub​

Banka Slovenije Fintech Innovation Hub

BANKA SLOVENIJE

​X

 

​Spain

Hub ​

FINTECH PORTAL / INNOVATION PORTAL

Comision Nacional del Mercado de Valores 

X​

 

​Sweden

Innovation Hub ​

Finansinspektionen's Innovation Center 

FINANSINSPEKTIONEN (FINANCIAL SUPERVISORY AUTHORITY - FI) 

X​

X​

X​