The European DIGITAL SME Alliance (DIGITAL SME) – coordinator – is the largest network of small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in the ICT sector in Europe, connecting more than 45,000 digital SMEs. The Alliance is the joint effort of 30 national and regional SME associations from EU member states and neighbouring countries to put digital SMEs at the centre of the EU agenda. Through its advocacy work in all areas of digital policy and regulation, and thanks to its active presence in technical committees such as ISO/IEC, IEEE, CEN-CENELEC, and ETSI, DIGITAL SME has been able to achieve decisive strategic successes for SMEs in the area of digitalisation. To learn more, visit

Launched in 2019 with the support of the European Commission, the International Association for Trusted Blockchain Applications (INATBA) is a highly influential association advocating for blockchain and DLT adoption in Europe and globally. INATBA is mainly known for its work with regulatory authorities and policymakers, and notably for its contributions to Markets in Crypto Asset Regulation (MICA), Transfer of Funds Regulation (TFOR), Electronic Identification, Authentication and Trust Services (eIDAS). It is also a partner of the EU-funded CHAISE Project, the EU Pact for Skills, and participates in various academic and governmental advisory bodies. To learn more, visit

Small Business Standards (SBS) is a European non-profit association (aisbl) co-financed by the European Union and EFTA Member States. As an Annex III organisation under Regulation (EU) 1025/2012, its goal is to represent and defend small and medium-sized enterprises’ (SMEs) interests in the standardisation process at European and international levels. It is an active stakeholder in various European Commission initiatives, such as the High-Level Forum on Standardisation, or the Multi-Stakeholder Platform for ICT Standardisation. To learn more, visit

UNINFO is the UNI’s Associated Body to whom UNI (the Italian national standardisation body) has delegated the Information Technologies field. Its field of activity includes enabling technologies related to the Internet of Things (IoT), IT security, electronic identity, and e-business. On blockchain, it has taken a leading role at CEN-CENELEC’s JTC19, dedicated to blockchain and DLT standardisation activities. To learn more, visit