Dec 3, 2013

Assignment for the development and provision of a connector by T - Systems for the “ Gesellschaft für Telematikanwendungen der Gesundheitskarte ” or “ gematik ” (Society for Telematic Applications of the Health Insurance Card)

OpenLimit SignCubes AG, a fully - owned subsidiary of OpenLimit Holding AG , was commissioned as subcontractor by T - Systems International with the development and provision of a connector for the gematik project “Erprobung Online - Rollout – Stufe 1” (Online Rollout Trial – Stage 1).

As part of the introduction of the electronic hea lth insurance card (abbreviated to “ eGK ” in German), taking place in accordance with § 291a SGB V (German Social Act), an interoperable information, communication and security infrastructure is being established as a nationwide “health telematics system” within the German healthcare system. For this purpose, the development, setting up and operation of the telematics infrastructure is being piloted in two test regions with a defined functional scope that includes all stakeholders (doctors, dentists, psychot herapists, hospitals and their administration departments, insured parties, health insurers and their service providers). This project is one of the lighthouse projects of the German federal government being undertaken within the context of the implementat ion of the eCard strategy with the health insurance card. After successful conclusion of the tests on the telematics infrastructure in two regions, it is planned to set up this structure throughout Germany.

T - Systems was commissioned as general contractor with the setting up of a test region, and chose OpenLimit to for the development and manufacture of the connector (hardware and software). The main role of the connector is to achieve a secure connection between the local systems of the different stakeholders within the healthcare system and the centralized telematics infrastructure. The electronic health insurance card (“elektronische Gesundheitskarte” or “eGK” in German), the electronic health professional card (“Heilberufsausweis” or “HBA ” in German) and security module cards (SMC) all serve as authentication media. Since the security and reliability of the connector have a considerable influence on the security of the telematics infrastructure, connectors must go through a corresponding a pproval procedure which, along with practical testing, also includes security testing and certification.

For realization of the project, OpenLimit SignCubes AG can draw on its extensive know - how and existing technologies, while it can rely on partner Power Plus Communications AG when it comes to hardware manufacture. The task of realizing the project was dertmined by gematik to take 80 weeks. The order value for the services offered by OpenLimit SignCubes AG lies in the solid 7 - digit EUR range. Revenues will begin to be realized after defined project milestones have been achieved. The parties have agreed not to disclose information on other commercial aspects of the project

Assignment for the development and provision of a connector by T - Systems for the “ Gesellschaft für Telematikanwendungen der Gesundheitskarte ” or “ gematik ” (Society for Telematic Applications of the Health Insurance Card)

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