Participating in our industry.

Learning, sharing,

Building relationships.

A woman's face with the face outlined, indicating that it has been detected. In the back some digital identities, shown as silhouettes of people with logos of eg social and business networks.


BioID participates in selected industry organizations:

  • To build strong ties within our industry and the larger business community
  • To be aware of and influence developments in technology and political policy




BITKOM is the voice of the information technology, telecommunications, and new media industry in Germany. BITKOM represents more than 1,300 companies, with 950 direct members, including practically all global players as well as 600 key midsize companies. BITKOM’s membership generates a sales volume of 135 billion euros annually, exporting 50 billion euros worth of high technology each year.




Creditreform is a business information service and debt collection organisation. Founded in 1879 in Mainz, Germany, it has the form of an association, backed by a network of 172 individual agencies and offices in Europe.


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Kantara Initiative

Kantara Initiative is a robust and open focal point for collaboration to address the issues we each share across the identity community: Interoperability and Compliance Testing; Identity Assurance; Policy and Legal Issues; Privacy; Ownership and Liability; UX and Usability; Cross-Community Coordination and Collaboration; Education and Outreach; Market Research; Use Cases and Requirements; Harmonization; and Tool Development.



MOBIO (Mobile Biometry)  Community of Interest

EU 7th Framework Project to develop new mobile services secured by biometric authentication. Members of the project's Community of Interest can make recommendations to influence project research, and receive priority access to project results and privileged access to developed technologies.




The OpenID Foundation is an international non-profit organization of individuals and companies committed to enabling, promoting and protecting OpenID technologies. Formed in June 2007, the foundation serves as a public trust organization representing the open community of developers, vendors, and users. OIDF assists the community by providing needed infrastructure and help in promoting and supporting expanded adoption of OpenID. This entails managing intellectual property and brand marks as well as fostering viral growth and global participation in the proliferation of OpenID.

The OpenID community is passionate about identity, privacy, and security on the web.




The IT Security Association TeleTrusT was founded in 1989 to establish reliable conditions for the trustworthy application of information- and communication technologies.

TeleTrusT represents more than 90 members from industry, science and research as well as public institutions.