Global
biometric centre

Raising standards, sharing best practice,
driving continuous innovation

Connective Touch® has also been a pioneer within the biometrics sector by being a driving force behind the Global Biometric Centre of Excellence.

Aims of the Centre

  • To assemble interested parties across manufacturers, distributors, installers, Government departments and academic research centres.
  • To encourage industry standards for biometric products across North America and Europe.
  • To promote the understanding of biometrics in schools and colleges and create resources to support teaching and learning about biometrics.
  • To promote the debate about the ethical, political and scientific impact of using biometrics.

Annual Membership

The Global Biometric Centre of Excellence is a trade association and as such is not for profit. It operates on the basis of standard membership fees.

These fees are consistent with similar organisations such as Chambers of Commerce and other trade associations, and are set by the Members and are currently under review, however bursaries to students and academic supporting the work of the Centre are free.
For more information contact
Devi Sohanta, Founder
Connective Touch
494 Granville Street, Summerside PEI C1N 5YI


GBCE is recognised in the United Kingdom and European Community
as a Membership Trade Association.

benefits of membership

  • Share industry knowledge and embrace the opportunities presented by using these state-of-the-art products and services within an emerging biometric trade space.
  • Play a key role in the development and implementation of suitable industry standards (a quality assurance mark).
  • For manufacturers, this biometric quality assurance mark will inform both buyers and end users about the high quality, reliability and robustness of the products approved by the Biometric Centre of Excellence.
  • Selected discounts from members for training, products or services.
  • Access keynote speakers who have expertise in different aspects of biometrics to keep up to date with developments in this fast-moving industry.
  • Access web-based knowledge or wiki with a portal to other biometric groups and resources.
  • Receive industry e-newsletters to keep you informed of industry developments, trade shows, forthcoming legislation etc.
  • Take part in education seminars and courses run in schools, colleges and Universities
  • Become a showcase for the industry.
  • Become a main Member of the Summit to be held annually in Summerside PEI gathering recognised experts in biometric technology from around the world.
Do you want to become a member?
Join our growing number of like minded people!
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