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Fight against crime and terrorism

This research topic covers areas such as

  • combatting illicit trafficking (e.g. human, drugs, weapons, nuclear materials, etc.)
  • security of the shipping containers supply chains
  • EU internal security: intensified exchange of security related information, border crossing collaboration ( i.e. law enforcement and intelligence), interoperability of systems and harmonised standards
  • psychology of sects and terror organisations – understanding radicalisation
  • financing of illegal activities
  • analysis of civil unrest and riots
  • functioning of mega-cities e.g. no-go areas
  • use of biometric identifiers
  • protection of soft targets