The SWIFT Institute
- Funding independent research
- Supporting knowledge-led debate
- Bringing science and practice together
Advisory CouncilIndependence is a founding principle of the SWIFT Institute and is asserted when selecting topics and themes for research, as well as approving research proposals and giving grants.
ResearchThe SWIFT Institute funds independent research, supports knowledge led debate and provides a forum where academics and financial practitioners can learn from each other.
New Research Paper Published and Four New Grants Issued
Our latest working paper is now available. Kimmo Soramäki and Samantha Cook provide a fascinating look at the global network of payment flows, based on analysis of the SWIFT network and MT103 country-to-country message flows. Download their paper here.
The SWIFT Institute received an overwhelming number of submissions for our recent Calls for Proposals on virtual currencies and data usage. Therefore, we have decided to issue two grants for each topic. Details will be updated here.
Cyber-security in the Financial Industry – One-day Conference
The SWIFT Institute and KU Leuven will host a one day conference on cyber security issues impacting the global financial industry. Today’s cyber threat is a very real and persistent one. Cyber-attacks are growing ever more sophisticated, and the landscape is becoming increasingly complex. Cyber security is the issue that keeps CEOs awake at night, not least of which in the financial industry. Register now for the opportunity to engage with leading academics and experts from the financial, technology and law enforcement fields.