From its original purely industrial base, the association has become more user-centric and more focussed on ‘trust in digital life’, putting an equal emphasis on the role of industry, knowledge institutes and SMEs.

Among the key focus drivers of TDL has been keeping abreast of emerging technologies, solutions, services and products from both a technical and a business perspective.

Today's key focus areas are:

  • 6G / 7G
  • Digital identities and wallets
  • Data:
    • Data protection and privacy
    • Data sharing and governance
  • Cybersecurity
    • Certification
    • SMEs
    • Supply chain
  • Emerging technologies – aspects of AI, metaverse, quantum etc
  • Finance:
    • Open Banking
  • Smart cities