G+D is actively involved as a member in the following associations and technology networks.
Afrika-Verein (German-African Business Association)
As a nationwide association for trade and industry, Afrika-Verein represents the interests of its members in economic relationships between Germany and Africa.
Allianz für Cybersicherheit
This alliance is an initiative run by the German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI), in which all the key players in the area of cybersecurity are brought together.
The Asia-Pacific Committee is the voice of German business in Asia. Its goal is to strengthen collaboration with countries in the Asia-Pacific region.
Banknote Ethics Initiative
The Banknote Ethics Initiative promotes ethical business practices in the cash cycle. It fights against corruption and for compliance with competition law.
Bayerischer Verband für Sicherheit in der Wirtschaft e.V.
The BVSW advises its members on security matters, holds specialist conferences and workshops, and offers many training courses on security-related subjects.
Bundesvereinigung Deutscher Geld- und Wertdienste
The BDGW represents the interests of cash-in-transit companies, and – among other activities – champions good working conditions for employees in the industry.
The German Association for the IT, telecommunications, and new media industry advocates innovative financial policy and future-oriented network policy.
European Telecommunications Standards Institute
The European Telecommunications Standards Institute defines current and future standards for information and telecommunications technologies.
Eurosmart – The voice of the smartcard industry
Eurosmart represents the interests of the European smartcard industry, contributes to the global expansion of the smart security market, and drives forward the security of applications.
The aims of Fast IDentity Online are “Better security and reduced costs”. The Alliance advocates a globally consistent security standard for online authentication processes.
Global Platform Group
Global Platform Group creates interoperable specifications for single- and multi-application smartcards, smartcard system environments, and terminals.
GSM Association is the global association for GSM wireless operators. It compiles cross-network standards, e.g. for roaming.
IoT Security Foundation
IoTSF is a collaborative, non-profit, international response to the complex challenges posed by cybersecurity in the expansive hyper-connected IoT world. As such, IoTSF is the natural destination for IoT users and technology providers including IoT security professionals, IoT hardware and software product vendors, network operators, system specifiers, integrators, distributors, retailers, insurers, local authorities, government agencies and other stakeholders.
Java Card Forum
This international forum promotes Java as the preferred programming language for smartcard applications, and concentrates on putting together specifications.
MAOSCO is the Secretariat body of the MULTOS Consortium, which guarantees an open offering of high-quality, interoperable cards, applications, and services for the smartcard industry.
Mobey Forum promotes mobile technologies worldwide. Its members include internationally leading financial service providers and manufacturers of mobile devices.
The North Africa Middle East Initiative of German Business (NMI)
NMI represents the interests of German companies of various sizes and sectors in the MENA region. It pools regional activities and enables a concerted representation of German business interests vis-à-vis government and society in Germany, the European Union and the MENA countries. NMI builds on the expertise and the excellent network of its five member organizations and offers its consultative support in issues relating to economic policies, market access, foreign trade and investment. NMI further provides a broad variety of networking platforms (business roundtables, conferences etc.) on the occasion of visits by high-ranking government and business representatives in Germany and the MENA region.
Open Mobile Alliance
The OMA provides open specifications for the creation of interoperable services in the wireless sector, thereby making a contribution to such services being launched quickly and efficiently.
OSPT Alliance works on globally secure, cost-efficient, and flexible payment solutions for transport companies.
Ost-Ausschuss der Deutschen Wirtschaft
The German Committee on Eastern European Economic Relations has been promoting the interests of German business in Eastern Europe since 1952, and currently supports 21 countries.
Trusted Connectivity Alliance
Enabling a secure connected future – Facilitating the sustained growth of connected objects through trusted connectivity which offers protection for service provider assets, application and device data and end user privacy.
Smart Payment Association
The SPA represents card manufacturers as well as the payment industry, and dedicates itself to current challenges in the payment ecosystem.
Vereinigung der Bayerischen Wirtschaft e.V.
The VBW represents the interests of 134 Bavarian employer and business associations, as well as 41 companies with a total of 4.7 million employees.
Verband Deutscher Maschinen- und Anlagenbau e.V.
The VDMA represents machinery construction and plant engineering, and – with around 3,200 members – is Europe’s largest industrial association.
The Verimi GmbH is the new European cross-industry identification, registration and data platform. Verimi combines a convenient and central log-in (single sign-on) with highest security and privacy standards under European law (GDPR, LoA 1-4) and the user’s self-determination about the usage of their personal data (opt-in).