INSTITUTIONAL FOUNDING PARTNER
ETSI produces globally-applicable standards for Information and Communications Technologies (ICT), including fixed, mobile, radio, converged, aeronautical, broadcast and internet technologies and is officially recognized by the European Union as a European Standards Organization. ETSI is an independent, not-for-profit association whose more than 750 member companies and organizations, drawn from 62 countries across 5 continents worldwide, determine its work programme and participate directly in its work.
GlobalPlatform is a cross industry, not-for-profit association which identifies, develops and publishes specifications which facilitate the secure and interoperable deployment and management of multiple embedded applications on secure chip technology. Its proven technical specifications are regarded as the international industry standard for building a trusted end-to-end solution which serves multiple actors and supports several business models.
The freely available specifications provide the foundation for market convergence and innovative new cross-sector partnerships. The technology has been adopted globally across finance, mobile/telecom, government, healthcare, retail and transit sectors. GlobalPlatform also supports an open compliance program ecosystem to ensure the long-term interoperability of secure chip technology.
As a member-driven association with cross-market representation from all world continents, GlobalPlatform membership is open to any organization operating within this landscape. Its 120+ members contribute to technical committees and market-led task forces.
"The Future is in good hands"
The Secured Communicating Solutions (SCS) World Class Cluster, European Gold Label for the performance of its management, is based in the Provence-Alpes-Côte-d’Azur Region, France.
Focused on Contactless technologies, Networks, M2M & Mobiles Services, Security & Digital Identities technologies, more than 250 key players comprising industrials leaders, SMEs and research players are part of a rich ecosystem recognized at an international level.
Acting as a booster of innovation and cooperation with more than 410 collaborative R&D projects representing 1.4 Billion euros investments, the SCS world-class Cluster supports SMEs growth.
SIMalliance (Security, Identity, Mobility)
SIMalliance is the global, non-profit industry association which simplifies secure element (SE) implementation to drive the creation, deployment and management of secure mobile services. The organisation promotes the essential role of the secure element (SE) in delivering secure mobile applications and services across all devices that can access wireless networks. By identifying and addressing SE-related technical issues, and both clarifying and recommending existing technical standards relevant to SE implementation, the SIMalliance aims to promote an open SE ecosystem to facilitate and accelerate delivery of secure mobile applications globally.
SIMalliance members represent approx 90% of the global SIM card market and work with all global MNOs. As such, the SIMalliance’s membership is responsible for delivering the most widely distributed secure application delivery platform in the world (UICC/SIM/USIM).
SIMalliance members are Eastcompeace, Fundamenture, Gemalto, Giesecke & Devrient, Incard, Kona I, Morpho, Oasis Smart SIM, Oberthur Technologies, VALID, Watchdata and Wuhan Tianyu. SIMalliance Strategic Partners are Comprion, Linxens and Movenda.
Smart Card Federation of China (SCFC) www.scfc.org.cn is a major non-profit trade society representing companies in the smart card & RFID industry. The main objectives are:
- to serve as an open forum for industry news, communications and networking;
- to monitor and report on the development of new industry technologies, products and services;
- to act as the independent voice for companies involved in the smart card & RFID industry.
With the SCFC’s educational programs at regional meetings, conferences, and its annual International Conference and Exhibition on Smart Card & RFID-SC+RFID, monthly magazine -<Cards Tech & Security>in Chinese and English (four issues in English version), newsletters (SCFC News Shop), you will constantly be updated on issues facing the industry. In addition to its overall focus, SCFC recognizes the needs of specific niches within the industry.
The Smart Payment Association (SPA) addresses the challenges of the evolving payment ecosystem, offering leadership and expert guidance to help its members and their financial institution customers realize the opportunities of smart, secure and personalized payment systems & services both now and for the future.
The SPA works in partnership with global standards bodies, its own vendor community, and an expanding ecosystem of established and emerging brands offering an ever-growing portfolio of advisory and support services including the market’s most accurate barometer of payment trends based on actual manufacturer sales data and an eye-growing library of expert technical resources and thought leadership collaterals.
The SPA is the EPC-CSG (SEPA) Card Representative and Vendor Sector Spokeperson, Chair of the EPC-CSG Task Force to specify the SEPA functional and security requirements for emergent & remote payments (Internet + Mobile), Convenor of the new EPC-CSG Expert Team on Card Innovative Payments, Member of the Preparatory Committee of the SEPA Security Certification Management Body.
The SPA is an EMVCo Technical Associate and Board Advisor representing the Card Sector.