Friday, 16 January 2009

Press release: STORK Announces Plans For EU e-Identity Pilots

STORK (Secure idenTity Across boRders linKed), a pilot scheme co-funded by the EU aiming to implement EU-wide interoperability of electronic identities (eIDs), has unveiled details of its five planned pilot projects as well as the strategies of the supporting work packages. The pilots (cross-border authentication for electronic services, safer chat, eID student mobility, eID for the delivery of electronic documents and EU citizen change of address) are scheduled to take place between June 2010 and May 2011.

The pilots include the development of a demonstrator for cross-border eID authentication; the promotion of safe use of the Internet by children and young people; ease of mobility for students wishing to study in other EU Member States; the secure delivery of citizen and business electronic documents and assisting citizens relocating across Member States.


For further info/interviews with STORK representatives, please contact storkpr@mccint.com


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