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What is the Industrial Monitoring Group?

The Industrial Monitoring Group of STORK 2.0 has been set up as an open forum where industry stakeholders can remain informed of developments throughout the project and feed back their comments to the Consortium. All interested industrial (IT companies, software companies, Service Providers, large, medium and small companies and associations in the ICT sector, etc.), standardization bodies and academic organizations are invited to participate in the group and send representatives. They will be able to get informed about the STORK 2.0 project’s progress and also participate in meetings/workshops organized for this particular group.
Stakeholders may join and participate by first registering to the STORK 2.0 website and indicating that they want to subscribe to the specific group.
This Industry Group will meet for at least two workshops during the 3-year life of the project.

The Industrial Special Advisory Group is the subgroup of the Industrial Monitoring Group.

What are the benefits for a Company to join the Industrial Monitoring Group?

  • All the interested industrial bodies and companies remain fully abreast of EU and STORK developments and contribution towards building the base for a future widespread use of eID (with exchange of attributes like roles, mandates and academic merits) for legal and natural person’s identification across borders, contributing to Europe’s leadership role of the eID market.
  • Through the group’s collaborative forum, private sector companies have the opportunity to influence developments, provide feedback and make proposals with respect to their own technology and other requirements so as to ensure functional and procedural compatibility of their own identity management solutions.
  • Private companies interested in STORK 2.0 have the opportunity to share knowledge and exchange good practice.

What are the benefits for STORK 2.0 project to maintain an Industry Group?

STORK 2.0 offers the opportunity to industry, standardization bodies, IT companies, etc. to play an important role in benefitting from and enriching the results of the project through knowledge sharing via a number of open workshops, focus groups and dissemination channels. This also creates a base for future take-up beyond the current partnership.

Who can join the Industrial Monitoring Group?

All industry stakeholders are invited have their say in EU eID developments. More specifically, IT companies, Service and attribute providers, software companies, standardization bodies, all large, medium and small companies and associations in the ICT sector which manufacture, supply and consult on infrastructure and end user related products for electronic ID are welcome to join this Group.

How do you register and join the group?

You may easily join the Industrial Monitoring Group. The first step is to register to the STORK 2.0 website . Once registration has been completed, you must fill out and submit the membership form which can be found– together with additional information on the group – at the "Industry Group Get Involved" box on the left hand margin of the homepage.

Registration will give users access to the dedicated workspace for this Industry Group allowing information on the description of the project, updates on the project, marketing materials, relevant events and news, a collaborative space related to our findings as well as open forum discussions with our consortium. Industry stakeholders can also register offline in workshops that will be organized as parallel sessions of related conferences.

Industrial Monitoring Group Events

In addition to the online collaborative space already set up, the Industrial Monitoring Group will meet for at least two offline workshops during the 3-year life of the project.

Information on past and upcoming events will be posted in the Internal calendar of the workspace.

For the time being, Industry stakeholders can:
  • visit and register to the portal
  • get informed about latest news and available materials regarding the project
  • collaborate in the specific workspaces
  • send us articles and publications
  • subscribe to STORK 2.0 Newsletter
  • participate in the forums of the portal
  • recommend the STORK 2.0 portal
  • follow the project’s social profiles in Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn
  • inform us of events relevant to the project’s thematic field!