ONCE(ONlineeinfaCh anmElden) is a research and development project funded by the BMWK as part of the technology program "Schaufenster Sichere Digitale Identitäten". The aim of the project is to enable citizens to use their digital identity(ies) easily and securely. In a preliminary competition phase from June to November 2020, a total of eleven consortia developed their ideas and plans for implementation and presented their results to the funding body in December 2020.
In addition to the ONCE project, three other consortia were selected for the implementation phase. The project was launched in May 2021 and is expected to run until July 2023, after which economically viable reuse and after-use is desired.