The Swiss Center for Biometrics Research and Testing goes European
As a consequence of the successful Kick-off Workshop of the Swiss Center for Biometrics Research and Testing, the European Association for Biometrics (EAB) and the Idiap Research Institute decided to elevate at a more European level the initiative of the Idiap Research Institute to create a cooperative research consortium towards the establishment of the European Cooperative Identification Technology Research Consortium (EAB-CITeR) In the process to establish EAB-CITeR, the resources of Idiap and the critical mass of over 160 current EAB members shall complement each other.
The EAB-CITeR is established after the model of the US
based Center for Identification Technology Research (US-CITeR). The
EAB-CITeR and the US-CITeR are seeking close cooperation while remaining
The EAB-CITeR is operated by the Swiss Center for Biometrics Research and Testing, part of the Idiap Research Institute, and chaired by Dr. Sebastien Marcel.
See the press release.
European Association for Biometrics (EAB) establishes new pan European research collaboration (23 January 2015, Naarden, The Netherlands)