Swiss FinTech Innovation Lab

The Swiss FinTech Innovation Lab is a cross-disciplinary research program on the global phenomenon of innovation in the financial industry induced by "Financial Technology” (FinTech). 

It involves researchers from banking and finance, business informatics, innovation management, strategic management, marketing, social sciences, economics, and many other disciplines. The lab`s goal is to conduct research on the topic of digitisation in the financial services industry together with participants from the whole value chain, including banks, insurers, providers, regulators, and various other organizations and associations from the FinTech ecosystem.

Hosted at the University of Zurich, the Swiss FinTech Innovation Lab cooperates with a broad international network of universities like for example ETH Zurich, University of St. Gallen, MIT, Harvard, Stanford, University of Hong Kong, Singapore Management University, and many others.

Flyer (PDF, 2222 KB)

1st International FinTech, InsurTech & Blockchain Forum

On Oct. 24th, the Swiss FinTech Innovation Lab from the University of Zurich hosted the 1st "International FinTech, InsurTech & Blockchain Forum” at Kraftwerk in Zurich. The forum was an international and interdisciplinary conference on the global phenomenon of the digitization of financial services and brings together top researchers and practitioners. The conference was co-organized together with the NZZ Swiss International Finance Forum, a practitioners conference on Oct. 25th. 

1st International FinTech, InsurTech & Blockchain Forum

Lecture Course

The Swiss FinTech Innovation Lab holds two lectures in the fall semester 2018:

ECIS 2018

The Swiss FinTech Innovation Lab organized the international conference track on FinTech, Blockchain and the Internet of Value for the 2nd time:

FinTech Blog

Read our blog on “FinTech” organized together with "Finanz und Wirtschaft” where the Swiss FinTech Community posts on a regular basis.


Dr. Thomas Puschmann
Head of Swiss FinTech Innovation Lab