Bundesverband Informationswirtschaft, Telekommunikation und neue Medien e. V.
II - In-house lobbyists and trade/business/professional associations
Trade and business associations
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Mr Bernhard Rohleder
Mr Constantin Gissler
Leiter Büro Brüssel
BITKOM is the voice of the information technology, telecommunications and new media industry in Germany. BITKOM represents more than 2,200 companies, of which 1,400 are direct members. They include nearly all global players as well as more than 1000 powerful small and medium-sized enterprises and more than 250 start-ups. BITKOM’s members generate an annual turnover of 190 billion Euros in total, including exports in high-tech goods and services worth 50 billion Euros per year.
BITKOM provides a wide-ranging network that brings together the best minds and top companies of the digital world. BITKOM organizes a permanent exchange between experts and executives, offering its members platforms for co-operation and for interaction with key clients.
Creating a favorable environment for innovation is BITKOM’s highest priority. Core topics of BITKOM’s political agenda are education and the training of tomorrow’s IT and telecommunications specialists, Green IT, e-government, e-health, economic policy, copyright and patent law, security and privacy issues, software technologies, consumer electronics, climate protection, and sustainability as well as a new legal framework for telecommunications and the media. With digital convergence in mind, BITKOM seeks to promote the collaboration of all ICT-related enterprises.
General Data Protection Regulation
Telecommunications Single Market Regulation
Network and Information Security Directive
EU Copyright reform
Digital Single Market
Creating a good environment for doing business in Europe is BITKOM’s highest priority.
Education and the training of tomorrow’s IT and telecommunications specialists, green ICT, e-government, e-health, economic policy, copyright and patent law, security and privacy issues, software technologies, consumer electronics, climate protection, and sustainability as well as a new legal framework for telecommunications and the media are the core of BITKOM’s political agenda. With the coming digital convergence, BITKOM seeks to promote the collaboration of all those working in the realm of information technology and telecommunications.
100%: 2 25%: 9
The main focus of BITKOM's policy work lies at the German national level. Currently there are nine employees in the Berlin headquarters involved in EU issues working each about 20% on activities falling within the scope of the transparency register. Both employees in the Brussels office entirely focus on EU affairs.
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Deutsches Institut für Normung (www.din.de)
Selbstregulierung Informationswirtschaft e.V (www.sriw.de)
European Internet Foundation (www.eifonline.org)
01/2014 - 01/2015
300,000 € - 399,999 €
No funding received from the EU institutions during the last closed financial year.
BITKOM is a member of several national or European associations, fora and initiatives (see above), some of which have activities at EU level falling within the scope of the transparency register. BITKOM has no information on the exact share of its membership fees used for such activities.
The total sum of our membership fees for all mentioned organisations amounts to 2,267,900€.
By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.