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Our TechSprints bring market participants together to develop tech-based solutions to shared challenges in financial services.
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What we do


We encourage the development of new technologies to overcome regulatory challenges in financial services.


Encouraging fintech innovation within firms based in the UK and internationally.

Innovation and collaboration

Data analytics and artificial intelligence (AI)

We want to ensure consumers and markets benefit from the innovation that these data-driven technological changes bring.
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Innovation in focus

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Spotlight

Our DEI Spotlight initiative encourages firms developing innovative products in the DEI space to work with our Regulatory Sandbox and Innovation Pathways service
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Innovation Open Day

In July 2022 we held our Innovation Open Day where we showcased what’s next for our innovation agenda. You can catch up by watching all of our webinar recordings from the day.
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In May 2022 we hosted a two-day event, followed by a further two virtual events in June, to explore potential future regulation of cryptoassets.
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Sustainability cohort – ESG Data and Disclosure

In January 2022, the FCA and the City of London Corporation hosted a Demo Day for the Digital Sandbox Sustainability cohort, an 11-week programme designed to foster innovation within financial services.
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