Located in the Bank's annex building, near the Money Museum, BCT-Lab covers an area of 300 m² and is organized as follows:

A highly connected and secure space for testing.

A meeting room with a capacity of 20 people.

B2B meeting spaces

A space to make pitches.


  1. Digitize BCT's internal processes through a short and agile procurement cycle (Fast-track).

  2. Open up to the innovation ecosystem to anticipate and imagine future changes.

  3. Create a forum for consultation and reflection with experts and players in the field of innovation.

  4. Promote innovation in the banking and financial sector.

Guiding Principles

Neutrality towards technology

Regulatory compliance

Transparency of procedures

Operation of the BCT-Lab

Main activity: Digitization of internal BCT processes

It involves launching calls for applications with a short and agile cycle or fast-track to digitize the internal processes of the Bank

This activity goes through 4 stages:

  • Step 1 : Framing of needs with the department requesting to digitize its processes;

  • Step 2 : Call for applications or the fast-track;

  • Step 3 : Evaluation of the digitization solution;

  • Step 4 : Implementation of the solution;

Complementary activities

Activity 1: Watch on technology-based financial innovation

The aim is to invite innovation players to present new financial innovation solutions (PoC) and to open up to the financial innovation ecosystem by forging relationships with start-ups, Fintech, public or private Labs, universities, research centres, financial innovation accelerators and incubators.

Activity 2: A Think Tank

The aim is to bring together experts and professionals to reflect on the economic, technological, legal and social impacts of Fintech and to draw up studies on themes targeted according to the Bank's strategic vision. This will help to anticipate tomorrow's changes in order to be in tune with best practices.