Project Polaris: secure and resilient CBDC systems, offline and online

Updated on 26 October 2023

Project Polaris, from the BIS Innovation Hub Nordic Centre, is focused on designing secure and resilient CBDC systems, online and offline. Over several workstreams, Project Polaris will provide central banks with the essential information needed to inform decision-making, architecture, design, implementation planning and investments. It will also address long-term change and operational considerations.

The Polaris workstream roadmap includes: