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Digital Euro Association partners with Infineon Technologies AG

The Digital Euro Association (DEA) is thrilled to announce its new partnership with Infineon Technologies AG, one of the largest semiconductor companies in Europe and a world leader in card and SE based payment solutions. Together, the DEA and Infineon will collaborate on the advancement of digital currencies to support elevating the security level of online & offline means of digital currencies, and contribute towards education in the field of digital currencies.

This membership marks a significant milestone for the DEA, as it expands its membership to include an industry-leading technology company. Infineon's expertise in security and smart connected solutions will enhance the DEA's mission to shape the future of digital money and drive innovation in the digital economy.

"We are delighted to welcome Infineon Technologies AG as a member of the Digital Euro Association," said Jonas Gross, Chairman of the DEA. "Their cutting-edge technology and expertise in semiconductor solutions will prove invaluable in our pursuit of advancing digital banking, financial services, and digital currencies, particularly the digital euro."

“Becoming a member of the Digital Euro Association marks an important step for us to expand our digital currencies expertise. We are becoming an integral part of the DEA community to elevate the security level of a digital euro regardless of the use case in the field on any connected consumer device,” says Tolgahan Yildiz, VP and Head of Product Line Payment. “Bringing together DEA’s expertise with our ability to securely connect the real with the digital world, while being a leader in payments for the last 20 years, will further the development of secure digital currencies.”

About the DEA
The Digital Euro Association (DEA) is a think tank specializing in central bank digital currencies (CBDCs), stablecoins, crypto assets, and other forms of digital money based in Frankfurt, Germany. In particular, it focuses on the digital euro. The DEA is committed to independence in aggregating and amplifying the views of society and the furtherance of the public good through knowledge exchange, encouraging new ideas, and forward-thinking in the field of digital money. The DEA is the independent voice of citizens regarding digital money-related topics. Partnerships and collaborations are in no way an endorsement of Member ideologies, products and services, nor political regimes.

About Infineon Technologies AG
Infineon Technologies AG is a global semiconductor leader in power systems and IoT. Infineon drives decarbonization and digitalization with its products and solutions. The company has around 56,200 employees worldwide and generated revenue of about €14.2 billion in the 2022 fiscal year (ending 30 September). Infineon is listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (ticker symbol: IFX) and in the USA on the OTCQX International over-the-counter market (ticker symbol: IFNNY).

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