The QROC Consortium consists of the following partners:
The DITSS Foundation is an independent, transparent and facility management organization that connects safety issues, technological and social innovations and the business world. In recent years it has developed successfully as a so-called triple helix company by working in co-creation with various parties such as public partners such as ministries, provinces, municipalities, universities, National Police, security regions, science, businesses and citizens on analyzing security issues and to search for - or design innovative solutions together.
TNO (Nederlandse Organisatie voor toegepast-natuurwetenschappelijk Onderzoek TNO) is a Dutch independent contract research organization, one of the major ones in Europe. Based on its expertise and research in technology, policy, business and social innovation, TNO connects people and knowledge in order to create innovations which strengthen the competition position of companies and societal welfare. TNO is involved in many international projects (about 30% of the market turnover), including EU-funded collaborations (QROC-project, Technology Platforms, Horizon 2020, KIC’s).
National Police Netherlands
The national police force consists of ten regional units, a national unit and a police service center. The National Police headquarters is located in The Hague. In the event of a crisis, there is cooperation with the fire brigade and ambulance services in the relevant safety region and with other government services. The police falls under the administrative responsibility of the Ministry of Justice and Security. The competent authority on the spot is formed by the mayor of the municipality in question (with regard to public order and safety) and the (chief) public prosecutor (with regard to investigation and investigation).
Aeorum Espana S.L., Spain
Located in the Technology Park of Andalusia, Aeorum is a Spanish company specialized in technological developments with a solid path in the sector, started in 2009. From the first moment, all our efforts have been aimed at a common goal: contribute to the making of reliable, fast and accurate decisions in complex situations through new preventive surveillance tools. The objective? Managing the security in a more efficient way.
The Police Presidium of the Czech Republic
The Police Presidium of the Czech Republic is a unit of the Czech Police, headed by the Police President. The Police Presidium manages the activities of the police. Units with nation-wide competence and regional police directorates are subordinated to the Police Presidium. The Police Presidium determines, inter alia, the objectives of the police development, solves the concept of their organization and management, and determines the tasks of individual services. The Police Presidium also analyzes and controls the activities of the police, sets conditions for the police units to carry out their tasks, coordinates their activities in carrying out tasks that exceed their territorial or material mandate and establishes the appropriate methodology.
The Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of Slovenia
The Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of Slovenia performs tasks related to providing public security in Slovenia, directs and supervises the work of the Police, and effectively and professionally performs administrative tasks related to migration and the naturalisation of foreigners, the issuing of travel documents, election-related activities, sending data from the central data register, managing the civil register, declarations of residence, the acquisition of citizenship of the Republic of Slovenia, the registration of societies and political parties, public gatherings, weapons and explosives, the provision of private security services, detective services, safety on ski slopes, municipal warden services, the protection of classified information, and security planning.
Ministerio Del Interior - Spain
Spanish National Police is a Law Enforcement Agency (LEA) belongs to Spanish Ministry of Interior. With nearly than two centuries of history (1824). It is an armed institute of civil nature, with about 70.000 police officers. It is deployed throughout all Spanish territory. National Police has competences in public order, organized crime and terrorism, serious organized crime, international collaboration and exchange of information with other countries related to security and felonies, etc. And has exclusive competences in the security of the people cross border, identity of citizens (ID cards and passports) and private security.
Inspectoratul general al Politiei, Romania
Inspectoratul General al Politiei Romane (IGPR) is the central unit of Romanian Police with general territorial competences. It leads, guides and controls all the subordinated police units, investigates serious crimes related to organized crime groups, economic and financial crimes, or other crimes which are part of penal cases supervised by the Prosecutor Office of the High Court of Cassation and Justice of Romania. Romanian Police is part of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and is the specialized state institution, with responsibilities for protecting the fundamental rights and liberties of the persons, the private and public property, preventing and investigating crimes, ensuring respect for the public order, accordingly to the law.
Hellenic Police, Greece
Hellenic Police (Elliniki Astynomia) is a Law Enforcement Agency and its mission is to:
- ensure peace and order as well as citizens` unhindered social development, a mission that includes general policing duties and traffic safety.
- prevent and interdict crime, as well as to protect the State and the democratic form of government within the framework of constitutional order, a mission that also includes the implementation of public and state security policy.
European University Cyprus
The University hosts a diverse and dynamic research community with experienced researchers. European University Cyprus has accumulated approximately 3M euros in research funding in the last 3 years, while it ranks third among the Cypriot universities in terms of total funding from Horizon2020 (first among private universities). The Centre for Risk and Decision Sciences (CERIDES) provides educational, research & consulting solutions. CERIDES is a multi-disciplinary research group with competencies across safety and security, ICT, social and behavioural psychology, understanding of the perils and processes that drive individual threats, and the implementation of risk reduction strategies.
Stowarzyszenie Polska Platforma Bezpieczenstwa Wewnetrznego, Poland
The Polish Platform for Homeland Security (PPHS) associate representatives of Polish Law Enforcement Agencies, which in cooperation with other practitioners and representatives of science, develop tools and legal environments to support the broadly defined efforts to improve public security. The main pillars of PPHS activities are R&D projects, training and organizing workshops and conferences in the area of security. Moreover, PPHS is strongly involved in exploitation and implementation of the R&D projects results.
Police Grand-Ducale, Luxembourg
Description of this partner will be published here as soon as possible.
An Garda Siochana, Ireland
An Garda Síochánam meaning in English "the Guardian of the Peace", more commonly referred to as the Gardaí or "the Guards", is the police and security service of the Republic of Ireland. The service is headed by the Garda Commissioner who is appointed by the Irish Government.
Autonoom Provinciebedrijf Campus Vesta, Netherlands
Campus Vesta is an institution for education and research, providing education and training for all actors dealing with public safety & security and emergency management. It functions as a knowledge centre for local police, fire fighter corpses, private companies and public bodies dealing with public safety and security. The institution captures knowledge and tests, evaluates new techniques, processes, products, services and transfers them to the field. The accumulated knowledge within the school is also shared with public bodies, requesting assistance for specific safety or security topics.
The National Police Board of Finland is based in Helsinki. The National Police Board's tasks include planning, directing, developing and supervising police operations and the related support functions. In addition, it is responsible for the equal availability of police services nationwide, decides on cooperation between police units and is in charge of their performance management. The National Police Board separate functions are the Gambling and Firearms Administration in Riihimäki and Private Security Sector supervision in Mikkeli. The National Police Commissioner is responsible for managing, developing and overseeing the work of the National Police Board and the administrative sector of the police.
Communication and Information Systems Directorate, Bulgaria
The Communication and Information Systems Directorate is part of the specialized administration of the Ministry of Interior. It builds, maintains and exploits the communication and information systems of the Ministry of Interior in peacetime and crisis situations.
Cyprus Police, Cyprus
The Cyprus Police (Greek: Αστυνομία Κύπρου) is the National Police Service of the Republic of Cyprus and is under the Ministry of Justice and Public Order since 1993. The duties and responsibilities of Cyprus Police are set out in the amended Police Law (N.73(1)) of 2004 and include the maintenance of Law and Order, the prevention and detection of crime as well as arresting and bringing offenders to justice. The primary mission of the National Coordination Centre of Cyprus is: a) to improve situational awareness and to increase reaction capability at the external borders for the purpose of detecting, preventing and combating illegal immigration and cross-border crime and contributing to ensuring the protection and saving the lives of migrants, and b) to coordinate P&MP Unit activities in the field of policing and law enforcement within the jurisdiction territory of Cyprus Republic.
Koninklijke Marechaussee, Netherlands
The Royal Netherlands Marechaussee safeguards the security of the State, both in the Netherlands and further afield. It is deployed at locations of strategic importance. From royal palaces to the external borders of Europe. From airports in the Netherlands to theatres of war and crisis areas all over the world.