Showcase programme “Secure Digital Identities”

The "Secure Digital Identities” showcases aim to strengthen digital sovereignty by developing German eIDAS solutions, which are equally user-friendly, trustworthy and cost-efficient. These solutions should be easier to access for administration, businesses - especially SMEs - and the population. The aim is to create application-oriented eID ecosystems that are characterised by openness, interoperability and simple, intuitive and barrier-free usage.

Smart Data Economy

A technology competition of the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy with the focus on artificial intelligence, semantics, sovereignty.

The exploitation of data is an economic factor to be taken seriously. In the digital age, data is the raw material for economic value creation.

ICT for electric mobility

Information and communication technologies (ICT) play an important role in electric mobility. They control all important functions in the electric vehicle and form the basis for its integration into future intelligent energy and transport systems.

AI Innovation Competition

The AI Innovation Competition launched by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) aims to promote artificial intelligence in all important areas of the economy while focusing strongly on the needs and opportunities of Germany’s many small and medium-sized companies.

Smart Services Worlds

The technology programmes "Smart Service World I" and "Smart Service World II" are intended to develop state-of-the-art technologies for the further digitisation of the economy and society.

Smart Living

Intelligent home and building technology is a market of the future. Thanks to integrated systems, buildings will not only be safer, more comfortable and more efficient, but will also make a greater contribution to health prevention and self-determined living in old age.


"PAiCE - Digital Technologies for the Economy" is a technology program of the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy. This technology programme aims to integrate future-oriented digital technologies into industrial processes and applications.