Research Group Digital Financial Services and Cross-Organisational Digital Transformations (FINATRAX)

Building Bridges Between Technology, Finance, and Society

How can we use cutting-edge digital technologies like blockchain, digital identities, artificial intelligence, or the internet-of-things to address the pressing problems of our time?

Our Research

Application and Impact of
Decentralisation Technology

FINATRAX conducts research on the application and the impact of decentralisation technology on organisations in the private or public sector. By doing so, it builds bridges between business research and information systems engineering.

FINATRAX in numbers

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    PayPal-FNR PEARL Chair in Digital Financial Services

    Since January 2020, Professor Dr. Gilbert Fridgen holds the PayPal-FNR PEARL Chair in Digital Financial Services. This first-of-a-kind public-private-partnership supports the goal of making Luxembourg a world leader in innovative financial services. With the PEARL programme, the Luxembourg National Research Fund offers Luxembourg’s research institutions attractive funding to enable them to draw established and internationally recognised researchers from abroad to Luxembourg.

    FINATRAX and the
    FinTech National Centre of Excellence

    World-class research and education

    Gilbert Fridgen is Principal Investigator of the FinTech National Centre of Excellence in Research, that is strongly linked to the FINATRAX research group. The NCER FinTech aims to strengthen Luxembourg’s position as an innovative financial hub.

    Head of Research Group

    Portrait photo of Gilbert Fridgen
    Gilbert Fridgen

    Full Professor and PayPal-FNR PEARL Chair in Digital Financial Services

    Deputy Head of Research Group

    Martin Weibelzahl

    Associate Professor in Design of Digital Energy Markets