Barcelona, December 18, 2014 – Scytl, worldwide leader in secure online voting and election modernization technology, today announced its partnership with INRIA, CNRS, the University of Lorraine via the LORIA of Nancy for the pursuit of ongoing excellent and future focus of investigation of online voting.
The partnership with these internationally recognized organizations for their work and investigation regarding security and online voting will help reinforce Scytl´s commitment to raising the bar in helping governments improve engagement, increase government transparency and improve election security via the innovative use of technology.
- LORIA: Founded in 1997, the Lorraine Research Laboratory in Computer Science and its Applications is a research unit common to CNRS, the University of Lorraine and INRIA. LORIA’s mission focuses on fundamental and applied research in computer sciences. The lab is a member of the Charles Hermite Federation, and groups four main research labs in Mathematics, Information and Communication Sciences and Control and Automation.
- INRIA: A public science and technology institution established in 1967, Inria is the only French public research body fully dedicated to computational sciences. Combining computer sciences with mathematics, Inria strives to invent the digital technologies of the future by creatively integrating basic research with applied research to solve real problems, and collaborating with the main players in public and private research in France and abroad.
- CNRS: The National Center for Scientific Research (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique) is a public organization under the responsibility of the French Ministry of Education and Research. As the largest fundamental research organization in Europe, the CNRS carries out research projects across all fields of knowledge, through its ten different institutes.
- University of Lorraine: From basic sciences to the humanities, the University of Lorraine creates trans-disciplinary ecosystems in the service of innovation, accelerating the transfer of knowledge to applications. With 5 centuries of history, it remains a pioneering university in collaboration between arts, technologies and industry whose ongoing work and investigation is embodied in innovative projects such ARTEM, the Institut Jean Lamour, Lafayette Institute, and the Biopôle amongst others.
Scytl is the global leader in secure election management and electronic voting solutions. Specializing in election modernization technologies, Scytl offers the first end-to-end election management and voting platform, providing the highest security and transparency standards currently available. Scytl has capitalized on its more than 18 years of research to develop election-specific cryptographic security technology protected by more than 40 international patents and patent applications, positioning Scytl as the company with the largest patent portfolio of the industry.
Scytl’s solutions have been successfully used in more than 35 countries throughout the world over the last 10 years, including Canada, the United States, Mexico, Ecuador, France, Norway, Switzerland, Bosnia-Herzegovina, the UAE, India, Iceland and Australia. Scytl is headquartered in Barcelona, Spain with strategic offices in Canada, the United States, Peru and Greece as well as field offices in the UK, Ukraine, Malaysia, India and Brazil. www.scytl.com.
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