We are developing and testing tomorrow’s solutions today.

Innovation is an integral part of Wirecard’s DNA. From the first virtual credit card to solutions such as supplier and commission payments to boon., the practical payment app. Wirecard is one of the key innovation drivers worldwide when it comes to payment and banking technology.

Within the Wirecard Group, Wirecard Labs delivers decisive impetus for innovation. Our prototypes, research projects, cooperation, and interdisciplinary initiatives encourage the company to constantly grow and develop. We are the driver of innovation at Wirecard and a test lab for future payment technology.


  • Improvement of the innovation process
  • Strengthening of our position as a global innovation leader
  • Starting point for new collaborations, reinforcement of partnerships and customer relationships
  • Rapid development of prototypes: generation of ideas and technical completion within a short space of time
  • Flexibility and the ability to react fast


The Wirecard Labs team offers customers and partners interesting workshops about innovation, for example, with a focus on ‘digital transformation’. In the workshops, we explore with you today’s most important trends in FinTech, retail and banking and take an in-depth look at the specific opportunities and challenges for your company.

approx. 2 to 3 hours
on-site at the customer or at Wirecard, or remote
the Wirecard Labs team and, if required, external consultants
(costs may apply)

If you’re interested in a workshop, please let us know via the contact form below and we’ll contact you promptly to clarify all the questions and details.

The Wirecard Innovation Award: Build a bridge to Europe with us

We believe that the future of payment is borderless—so show us what your start-up can do! Wirecard is a global innovation leader in digital financial technology, and we’re constantly looking towards the future. We want to support Asian start-ups with next-generation solutions by giving them international exposure and connections to the European market. If this sounds like you, sign up for the chance to pitch your start-up in front of thousands of entrepreneurs and influencers at Slush Shanghai.

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Wirecard takes in-store financing to the next level.

Current finance solutions at the point of sale are time-consuming and not smoothly integrated into the shopping experience. The initiative gives consumers the chance to finance products fully digital in less than 5 minutes, via smartphone, self-serving kiosk, or a smart POS terminal.

Raw coin network

Wirecard launches prototype of supply chain payment platform.

The solution links merchants with producers, capturing all business processes in digital contracts based on blockchain. The prototype is expanding Wirecard’s digital and banking platform by creating a highly efficient network that digitalizes the trading and payment processes without intermediate steps.

Butik – smart vending

Wirecard launches IoT retail showcase.

The Butik showcase is an IoT-based smart vending machine that combines all technologies required for unmanned shopping experiences: facial recognition, automatic basket creating, and an invisible checkout.


You can get to know us in person at the following events. We look forward to meeting you.

  • Fintech Forum, Paris / Frankreich
    January 28-29, 2019
  • Slush, Shanghai / China
    September 2019
  • SXSW, Austin / USA
    March 08-18, 2019
  • Slush, Singapore / China
    September 2019
  • Sesame Summit, Valencia / Spain
    April 04-05, 2019
  • World Summit AI, Amsterdam / The Netherlands
    October 09-10, 2019
  • VIVA Technologies, Paris
    May 16-18, 2019
  • Web Summit, Lisbon / Portugal
    November 04-07, 2019
  • Sonar +D Festival, Barcelona / Spain
    July 18-19, 2019



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