The Bank for International Settlements' Innovation Hub (BISIH) published its 2021/22 programme, focusing on six key areas related to innovative financial technology :
Suptech and Regtech : AI/ML, market monitoring, data analytics.
Next-generation financial market infrastructures : Capital markets projects, foundational digital infrastructures, tokenisation of assets, cross border payments and payment infrastructures.
Central bank digital currencies : Wholesale and general purpose CBDC, inhouse DLT capacity.
Open finance : APIs in the open banking context and related data issues.
The goal of the BISIH is to investigate the technological and practical feasibility of particular designs and products.