Global financial services firm KPMG has launched a new fintech challenge in cooperation with Matchi that invites biometric startup entries on access control systems.The Fintech Innovation Challenge's focus on banking and finance is expected to appeal to biometrics firms.Confirmed summit participants include Caixa Bank (Spain), Bank Hapoalim (Israel), Rabobank (Holland), Standard Bank (South Africa), Nationwide (UK), Westpac (Australia) and Liberty Group (South Africa).Categories that apply to the biometric industry include “Next Generation Payments”, which will cover tools that enable merchants and customers to make payments in new ways.There is also “Cyber Security and Biometrics”, which will focus on IT security solutions against cyber-attacks as well as biometric access solutions.The winning entries will be invited to London to demo their solution to FinTech Innovation Summit banks and insurance companies on 11 February 2016. Winners will be announced on 21 January 2016.