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  • UNIDO

    Co-creation with NEC

    At the 7th Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD7), held in Yokohama in 2019, UNIDO and NEC signed an MOU on a global collaboration and partnership framework to develop Information and Communication Technology (ICT) solutions for inclusive and sustainable industrial development (ISID). Based on the MOU, UNIDO and NEC are co-creating projects for the use of ICT in industrial developments, etc.

    Partner introduction

    UNIDO (United Nations Industrial Development Organization) is a specialized agency of the United Nations that supports the sustainable economic development of developing economies and countries transitioning to market economies through promoting inclusive and sustainable industrial development.
    Established in 1966

  • WFP

    Co-creation with NEC

    In order to deliver food aid to those in need, WFP leverages SCOPE – a system that creates digital IDs with information such as beneficiaries’ names, sex, age, and biometric data. NEC is supporting WFP by sharing its technical expertise in biometric verification to improve SCOPE and increase its functionality, while exploring opportunities for expansion.

    Partner introduction

    The World Food Programme (WFP) works to save and change the lives of 100 million people in 88 countries. When disaster strikes, WFP is on the front line, serving victims of conflict, climate shocks and other disasters, including pandemics such as the global COVID-19 outbreak. WFP also focusses on sustainable development, supporting governments to manage food security in the long term.
    Established in 1961

  • GAVI

    Co-creation with NEC

    Gavi, Simprints and NEC have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) regarding the promotion of vaccine immunization among young children in developing countries, using fingerprint recognition technology to identify them.
    One in four children in the world do not have any official ID, some of whom have no birth records meaning they do not “officially” exist. This makes registration and follow-up of vaccination extremely difficult.
    The use of fingerprint authentication technology that combines Simprints' high performance fingerprint scanners especially for harsh environment with the world’s most accurate fingerprint authentication technology by NEC, aim to verify the identity of children who do not have IDs, enabling impartial distribution of vaccines and efficient management of vaccination records.

    Partner introduction

    GAVI (Gavi, The Vaccine Alliance is a public-private partnership headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. The organization promotes a healthy future for children by providing vaccinations to children around the world who do not have access to them, as well as accelerating the introduction and distribution of life-saving vaccines and increasing vaccination coverage in developing countries, while strengthening health systems and shaping an appropriate vaccine market.
    Established in 2000

  • Simprints

    Co-creation with NEC

    Gavi, Simprints and NEC have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) regarding the promotion of vaccine immunization among young children in developing countries, using fingerprint recognition technology to identify them.
    One in four children in the world do not have any official ID, some of whom have no birth records meaning they do not “officially” exist. This makes registration and follow-up of vaccination extremely difficult.
    The use of fingerprint authentication technology that combines Simprints' high performance fingerprint scanners especially for harsh environment with the world’s most accurate fingerprint authentication technology by NEC, aim to verify the identity of children who do not have IDs, enabling impartial distribution of vaccines and efficient management of vaccination records.

    Partner introduction

    Simprints (Simprints Technology Ltd.) is a biometrics start-up (with about 50 employees) based in Cambridge, in the UK. A spin-off from the University of Cambridge, the company develops biometric solutions that can be used amid harsh environments in developing countries. The company has partnerships with various international organizations via which it has introduced its products in several countries.
    Established in 2015

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