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Vtrek affiliated with new EC-funded project on security in public transport

22 August 2019

The PREVENT (PRocurEments of innoVativE, advaNced systems to support security in public Transport) Project kickoffed on May 1, 2019, and has been awarded €1.89 million in EC funding.

PREVENT focuses on pre-empting attacks in public transport by:

  • enabling earlier detection of terrorists activities and potentially dangerous objects;
  • tracking of detected individuals or potentially dangerous situations; and
  • coordinating the response of security forces.

PREVENT aims to:

  • Analyse the existing processes and practices in public transport infrastructures (existing technologies, legal regulation, etc.);
  • analyse and assess the threats and the vulnerabilities;
  • build the scenarios through use cases highlighting the gaps between the existing and what would be needed;
  • analyse the technologies in order to address the process and solutions gaps;
  • analyse the data protection, legal and economic aspects of the technologies;
  • determine the overall need and prioritise it, to prepare one Pre-Commercial Procurement (PCP).

Vtrek is Linked Third Party to the project through its parent company Corvers, which is a formal partner with PREVENT. The consortium consists of 16 Partners, 8 Countries, 9 Practitioners (public transport operators and law enforcement), and 5 Public Buyers. 


The project will run over 15 months, and is coordinated by ENGINEERING - INGEGNERIA INFORMATICA SPA. For more information, visit the PREVENT project website