Financial Technologies
Technologies and Researches

Financial Technologies

Financial Technologies (FinTech) is one of the cornerstones of the sector’s continued growth. Advanced FinTech solutions make financial services faster, more reliable, and more secure. They make it easier for banks, insurers and other financial service providers to cater to the needs of their customers and lets the customers in turn access their accounts and information in a far more intuitive way.

We work to deliver innovative technologies with applications in the financing sector – our FinTech teams develop solutions that leverage Blockchain technology, strengthen cybersecurity, make sense of big data, and provide valuable proofs-of-concept that benefit the entire financial industry. As one of Hong Kong’s strongest FinTech R&D groups, we are committed to helping drive the sector’s growth into a new era and help contributing to the development of Hong Kong as an international financial hub.

Research Areas & Focus

Cybersecurity

Developing platform technology and automated security threat analytics

Training of security professionals

Blockchain

Building applications on major blockchain platforms, including Bitcoin, Monax, Corda, Ethereum and Hyperledger, etc.

Enhancing the blockchain consensus algorithm and network security

Big Data Analytics, Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning

Leveraging big data technologies as well as machine learning, deep learning and graph algorithms for providing data management, analytics and regulatory solutions

Project Highlights

Whitepaper on Distributed Ledger Technology
Whitepaper on Distributed Ledger Technology
7ASTRI was commissioned by the Fintech Facilitation Office (FFO) of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) to conduct a research project on Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) ...
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Cybersecurity Training
Cybersecurity Training
Professional Development Programme (PDP) The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) works with the Hong Kong Institute of Bankers (HKIB) and Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI) to develop a localised certification scheme – Certified Cyber Attack Simulation Professional (CCASP) and training programmes for cybersecurity professionals ...
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ASTRI’ s Smart Investment Platform
ASTRI’ s Smart Investment Platform
The Intelligent Investment Platform, developed jointly by ASTRI and t.Axiom, is capable of analysing large-scale financial data, calculating quantitative models and processing a big chunk of historical and real-time data ...
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Cyber Intelligence Sharing Platform
Cyber Intelligence Sharing Platform
The group developed a Cyber Intelligence Sharing Platform for the banking industry in Hong Kong where data, information, and intelligence related to cyber-threats provided by the contributing authorised users of the Platform can be collected, compiled, and shared among other authorised users ...
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Blockchain
Blockchain
Blockchain (a.k.a. Distributed Ledger Technology) is a software platform which uses advanced cryptographic techniques and peer-to-peer networks to enable the creation of secure, collaborative and trustworthy applications in a cost-effective and reliable fashion ...
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