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EU Security Research Projects Awarded (16/10/2012)

NEWLY AWARDED PROJECTS:

No new security research contracts have been awarded during the past month.

SOON-TO-CONCLUDE PROJECTS:

The following FP7 Security Research projects will be completed shortly:

1. SEcurity of Road TranspOrt Networks (SERON)
The SERON project developed a European procedure for the identification and designation of European critical infrastructures and the investigation of cross-border impacts in case of disruption or destruction of critical infrastructures.

Start date: 2009-11-01
End date: 2012-10-31
Total cost: EUR 2.94 million
EU contribution: EUR 2.24 million
Project coordinator: PTV (Planung Transport Verkehr AG), Germany
For project overview and main achievements, see project website.

2. Strategic Crime and Immigration Information Management System (SCIIMS)
The SCIIMS project focused on the development and application of information management techniques enabling information to be fused and shared nationally and trans-nationally within a secure information infrastructure in line with European agencies’ information needs.

Start date: 2009-11-01
End date: 2012-10-31
Total cost: EUR 3.59 million
EU contribution: EUR 2.31 million
Project coordinator: Bae Systems Ltd., UK
For project overview and main achievements, see project website.

3. AiR GUidance and Surveillance 3D (ARGUS 3D)
The ARGUS 3D project sought to improve the detection of manned and unmanned platforms by exploiting the treatment of more accurate information of cooperative as well as non-cooperative flying objects, in order to identify potentially threats, based on a detailed 3D map of the area under surveillance.

Start date: 2009-12-01
End date: 2012-11-30
Total cost: EUR 4.94 million
EU contribution: EUR 3.26 million
Project coordinator: SELEX Sistemi Integrati, Italy
For project overview and main achievements, see project website.

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