Consortium

  • International Cyber Investigation Training Academy

    End-user role. WYP will be involved all along the process of definition, assessment and drafting of the Research Agenda by providing first-hand information, concrete feedbacks on end-user requirements as well as assessment of the topics proposed. ICITA will also provide a first-hand access to other LEAs. Finally, ICITA will provide a concrete insight on feasibility of testing.

  • Stichting Katholieke Universiteit Brabant

    TILT will provide legal expertise and regulatory expertise on technological issues across the project. In particular TILT will support the categorisation of CC/CT in WP3, the identification of research topic in this domain in WP4 and the requirements for testing legal and regulatory solutions in WP6. In WP7, TILT will represent COuRAGE at international workshops and conferences.

  • Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft

    FRAUN will provide a strategic input to WP4 thanks to its leading position on CC/CT in Germany and its close contacts with the German authorities (government and LEAs). FRAUN will also contribute to the definition of criteria for the assessment of research topics in WP5. In WP7, FRAUN will represent COuRAGE at international workshops and conferences.

  • Selex Sistemi Integrati

    SSI will mainly contribute to WP4 by gathering end-users requirement based on its close links with Italian authorities. Also SSI will facilitate the research gaps identification through its participation in several key projects in the domain. SSI will contribute to WP5 by supporting the definition of criteria for research topics assessment. Eventually, SSI will provide technological expertise on testing requirements. In WP7, SSI will represent COuRAGE at international workshops and conferences.

  • Institut Jožef Stefan

    In WP4, IJS will bring his expertise in the CC/CT domain and its close contacts with Slovenian authorities (LEAs, government etc.) in order to benefit the research agenda and its related roadmap. In WP5 IJS will support the development of criteria for the assessment of research topics. In WP7 IJS will organise the final Stakeholder Forum, located in East Europe.

  • Conceptivity

    Conceptivity will contribute in support to WP6 (testing) by providing expertise on testing requirements and criteria, certification schemes and the European Security Label currently under discussion at EU level. CONC will develop a timeline for those research activities needed to develop a European certification and accreditation approach in his domain. This is important to make the final research agenda complete from the point of view of the industry.

  • EstEnter Polska

    EEP will contribute to the tool implemented in WP3 through its data-mining and automatic-translation capabilities. EEP will machine translate domain specific language into English and translate the results into other languages in order to exclude any overlaps and repetitions. In WP7, EEP will facilitate the dissemination of COuRAGE’s results in all EU-27 languages.

  • Aconite

    ACO will offer his experience and knowledge across a broad range of issues including policy, legal, societal, technical, business and organisational issues in the area of illegal activity and content on the internet, including cybercrime and terrorist use of the internet. Aconite is the coordinator of the 2Centre Initiative (DG HOME). ACO will bring its strong relationship with LEAs all across Europe and its in-depth knowledge of the reality of the domain. Therefore ACO will mainly contribute to WP4 and WP5 by organising the Working Groups meeting (and in particular inviting LEAs) and by supporting the identification of candidate research topics (WP5). In WP7, ACO will represent COuRAGE in international workshops and conferences.

  • THALES

    THALES involvement in key EU projects in the area and its strong positioning in France will benefit COuRAGE  by bringing:

    • a concrete experience in the french public-private centre of excellence on cyber-crime
    • the business experience from the defence and security domain with solutions deployed across Europe

    In WP7, THA will represent COuRAGE in international workshops and conferences.

  • Engineering Ingegneria Informatica

    The three key contributions from EII to the COuRAGE project include:

    1. the ability to develop and deploy industrial quality open source solutions (WP3);
    2. the hands-on experience of the impact of cyber-crimes through its managed operations centre and its cloud computing units (WP4);
    3. the link to on-going and upcoming research collaborations in the cyber-crime domain, including CYSPA and ACDC (2013).

    Globally, EII brings the business experience from the defence & security unit with solutions deployed across Europe. In WP7, EII will represent COuRAGE in international workshops and conferences.

  • West Yorkshire Police / NE Counter Terrorism Unit

    End-user role. WYP will be involved all along the process of definition, assessment and drafting of the Research Agenda by providing first-hand information, concrete feedbacks on end-users‘ requirements as well as assessment of the topics proposed. WYP will also provide a first-hand access to other LEAs. Finally, WYP will provide a concrete insight on feasibility of testing.

  • Totalförsvarets forskningsinstitut

    FOI will provide legal and technical expertise to the project in all the WPs except 1 and 2. FOI is instrumental in the success of COuRAGE as the recognized Research Organisation is contributing heavily to the Swedish strategy on cyber. FOI contribution in COuRAGE will leverage on its national experience and provide it as input in the European perspective. In WP7, FOI will represent COuRAGE in international workshops and conferences.

  • Nederlandse Organisatie voor toegepast natuurwetenschappelijk Onderzoek

    TNO will provide legal and technical expertise to the project in all the WPs except 1 and 3. TNO is instrumental in the success of COuRAGE as the recognized Research Organisation is contributing heavily to the Dutch strategy on cyber. TNO contribution in COuRAGE  will leverage on its national experience and provide it as input in the European perspective. In WP7, TNO will represent COuRAGE  in international workshops and conferences.

  • Cybercrime Research Institute

    CRI brings in COuRAGE technical and legal expertise on cyber-crime and terrorist use of the internet issues. CRI also brings a concrete experience related to the development of legislations related to the domain in many countries and within large international organisations internationaly (Council of Europe, ITU). In WP7, CRI will represent COuRAGE in international workshops and conferences.

  • United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute

    UNICRI, with its well-recognised and long-term established research expertise, specifically on legal aspect of crime related issues and with an outstanding work on cybercrime and terrorist use of internet, will provide substantive support in WP2 on legal, societal and ethical issues related to the Research Agenda. It will also contribute to the definition of research topics and research gaps for the research agenda in related areas, therefore actively working on WP3,4 and 5. In WP7, UNICRI will represent COuRAGE in international workshops and conferences and exploiting its extensive network.

  • Sheffield Hallam University

    Centre of excellence in terrorism, resilience, intelligence & organised crime research, Sheffield Hallam University (SHU) is the technical coordinator of the project, supporting EOS in the smooth technical implementation of the project. SHU will liaise with all the partners all along the project, providing technical expertise and operational insight in each project objective. In addition, SHU will lead WP3 (scoping), which will provides the basis for sustainability and feasibility of the project. In WP7, SHU will represent COuRAGE  in international workshops and conferences.

  • European Organisation for Security

    EOS is the coordinator of the Project. EOS, as Industry association, and through its formal or informal links with the other partners is the most capable organisation to ensure a smooth management of the project and to ensure the project’s results. In addition, as a neutral body, EOS will lead the Communication, Dissemination and Sustainability WP(7) in order to ensure the validation of the Research Agenda by the Research and Industrial Community. In WP7 in particular, EOS will organise the first Expert forum in Brussels.

Latest news

  • May 13, 2016

    The COURAGE Brief has been published!

    In this final report, a high level overview of the topics, trends and priorities identified throughout the COURAGE project, is presented. This public artefact has been translated in 6 languages (UK, DE, FR, ES, IT, NL) and articulates many of the key project findings delivered by the project to the European Commission at the projects […]

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  • January 19, 2016

    New event – COURAGE – CAMINO – CyberROAD joint conference on “Emerging and Current Challenges in Cybercrime and Cyberterrorism”

    The COURAGE, CAMINO, and CyberROAD consortia are pleased to invite you to the COURAGE-CAMINO-CyberROAD joint conference, which will take place in The Hague, on Thursday 10 (13h30-18h) and Friday 11 March (9h30-16h), 2016. The event is part of an overall thinking and exchange process that aims at promoting a European vision and roadmap for the […]

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  • January 23, 2015

    COURAGE seventh workshop

    COURAGE is conducting its fourth thematic workshop about Government. It is going to be led by Aconite and it will take place at the EOS premisses in Brussels the 26th January 2015.

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