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European Association for Biometrics

The EAB is a non-profit organization seeking to advance the proper and beneficial use of biometrics in Europe, taking into account the interests of European citizens, industries, academia and governments.

The European Association for Biometrics (EAB) is the primary European multi stakeholder platform for biometrics.

The EAB targets its activities at the following areas of interest:

  • Communication and community building
  • Training and education
  • Research and programme development

The EAB engages stakeholders from all European countries including the European Commission and the European Parliament, by establishing a pan European network of national contacts points and platforms and by providing a program that appeals to common needs.

The EAB is committed to contribute to the development of technologies and services that ensure safety, security, interoperability and the protection of human rights, including the right to privacy.

Winners of the European Biometrics Research and Industry Award 2016 announced

[Photo] Winners of the Awards 2015 together with the jury: (left to right): Patrizio Campisi, Dijana Petrovska Delacretaz, Mateusz Trokielewicz, Raymond Veldhuis, Javier Franco-Pedroso, Christoph Busch, Günther Schumacher, Chiara Galdi, Jean-Christophe Fondeur, Alexander Nouak, Tom Kevenaar, Javier Ortega Garcia and Lars Christensen
Winners of the Awards 2015 together with the jury: (left to right): Patrizio Campisi, Dijana Petrovska Delacretaz, Mateusz Trokielewicz, Raymond Veldhuis, Javier Franco-Pedroso, Christoph Busch, Günther Schumacher, Chiara Galdi, Jean-Christophe Fondeur, Alexander Nouak, Tom Kevenaar, Javier Ortega Garcia and Lars Christensen

On 21 September 2016 the European Association for Biometrics (EAB) awarded young researchers for their outstanding works in the area of biometrics. An international jury chose 3 candidates out of a broad range of submitted high quality papers to present their significant contribution in front of the jury, the EAB members and the public audience.

The European Research and Industry Awards are both honoured with a 2.000,00 € stipendium for each category. The finalists are also donated a free of charge one year membership of EAB. The European Biometric Research and Industry Awards 2016 are kindly sponsored by Safran Morpho and Fingerprint Cards (FPC).

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[Illustration] EAB Idiap CITeR Agreement

European Association for Biometrics (EAB) establishes new pan European research collaboration

The EAB management board has approved the plan to establish the European Cooperative Identification Technology Research Consortium (EAB-CITeR). The intention of this plan is to elevate on a European level the initiative of the Idiap Research Institute to create a European cooperative research consortium, which is driven and managed by the Swiss Center for Biometrics Research and Testing.

Please find more information on the EAB-CITeR.

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