ISG Smart Card and IoT Security Centre

Organisation profile

Organisation profile

The Smart Card Centre was founded in October 2002 by Royal Holloway University of London, Vodafone and Giesecke & Devrient.

The primary objective was to create a World-Wide centre of Excellence for training and research in the field of Smart Cards, applications and related technologies.

It is a testimony to the world-wide reputation of Royal Holloway's Information Security Group, that the largest Mobile Operator in the world and one of the largest global card manufacturers, chose to found the Centre at Royal Holloway

The Smart Card Centre aims to be open and involving so please contact us if you are interested in participating in the seminar programme or becoming an industry Partner.

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

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