French SCS Cluster Joins the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC)

Sophia Antipolis, France, February 26, 2018 --( SCS, a large leading European ecosystem of industrials and research laboratories, addressing many of the key IoT digital technologies, today announced that it has joined the Industrial Internet Consortium® (IIC™).

Gathering more than 120 key players, representing 10 000 jobs and 3 billion dollars revenue, the SCS IoT ecosystem is positioned throughout the IoT value chain from hardware, embedded software to integrators and business solutions. The SCS IoT ecosystem, where the secure element for payment and mobile communication has been invented, has a significant competitive advantage on security technologies.

Through international testbeds and innovative solutions deployment, SCS engages member companies in high growth markets such as Industry 4.0, automotive, retail, smart grids and wearables.

The Industrial Internet Consortium is the world’s leading organization transforming business and society by accelerating the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). The mission of the IIC is to deliver a trustworthy IoT in which the world’s systems and devices are securely connected and controlled to deliver transformational outcomes.

Georges Falessi, CEO SCS, said: "This IIC collaboration will strongly enhance the opportunities of multi-partner IIoT solutions, enabling our ecosystem to test innovations worldwide."

Dr. Richard Soley, Executive Director, Industrial Internet Consortium, said: "We place a high priority on building a safe, reliable and secure industrial internet and look forward to working collaboratively with SCS as members of the IIC to further advance the IIoT in high-growth markets such as automotive, retail, smart grids and wearables."

About SCS – Secured Communicating Solutions:
SCS is a French world-class Cluster based in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region.

It gathers more than 300 large industrials and SMEs, research centres and universities leaders in the fields of contactless technologies, networks and mobile services, IoT & Big Data, and digital security & identities.

Over 240 R&D projects have been funded representing 1 billion euros R&D investment.

SCS has been awarded with the ESCA (European Secretariat for Cluster Analysis) Gold Label proving its gold standard excellence in terms of cluster management.

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