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 ​

Digital Finance and Innovation Division

Autorité des Marchés Financiers

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

Sandbox​

​BoG Regulatory Sandbox

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

​Hungary

Sandbox​

MNB Financial Innovation Testing Environment 

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

Milano Hub

Banca d’Italia

 

X

X

 

Italy

Sandbox

Regulatory Sandbox – Banca d’Italia

Regulatory Sandbox- Consob

Regulatory Sandbox - IVASS

Banca d’Italia

 

Consob

 

IVASS

X

X

X

Italy

Innovation Hub

LIFTECH

Consob

 

 

X

Italy

Innovation Hub

Canale Insurtech (link to web page TBD)

IVASS

 

X

​Latvia

Innovation Hub ​

Innovation Hub and Sandbox

Financial and Capital Market Commission

X​

X​

X​

​Latvia

​Sandbox

Innovation Hub and Sandbox

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 ​

Financial Innovation - CSSF

Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier

X​

X​

​Malta

Sandbox​

​MFSA FinTech Regulatory Sandbox

Malta Financial Services Authority

X​

X​

X​

​Netherlands

Sandbox ​

Regulatory sandbox | Topics AFM | AFM Professionals

De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB)

Authority for Financial Markets (AFM)

X​

X​

X​

​Netherlands

Innovation Hub ​

AFM & DNB InnovationHub | Topics AFM | AFM Professionals

InnovationHub and Regulatory Sandbox (dnb.nl)

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​

Slovakia

Sandbox

Regulatory Sandbox

National Bank of Slovakia

X​

X​

X​

​Slovenia

Innovation Hub​

Banka Slovenije Fintech Innovation Hub

Banka Slovenije

​X

​Spain

Innovation Hub ​

FINTECH PORTAL / INNOVATION PORTAL

CNMV 

X​

​Spain

Innovation Hub ​

Queries on Technological Innovation

Banco de España

X

 

 

​Spain

​Sandbox

Entry Point Sandbox Tesoro Público

Banco de Espana

CNMV

DGSFP

X​

X​

​X

​Sweden

Innovation Hub ​

Finansinspektionen's Innovation Center 

Finansinspektionen (Financial Supervisory Authority - FI) 

X​

X​

X​