ZuRecht

The project examines the transformation of the German police, especially with regard to their personnel and training policy since 1990.

Duration: 01.03.2019 - 28.02.2023
Scientific disciplines involved: Sociology, Law, Communication Sciences
Cooperation partner: German Police University (DHPol)
Support: Stiftung Mercator

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NO-FEAR

The aim of the project is to create an active Pan-European network of practitioners, decision and policy makers in the medical and security fields.

Duration: 01.06.2018 - 31.05.2023
Lead for the University of Freiburg contribution: Prof. Dr. Stefan Kaufmann, Nils Ellebrecht
Support: EU Horizon 2020

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TRESSPASS

The goal of TRESSPASS is to develop, demonstrate and validate a single cohesive risk-based border management concept for air, maritime and land border crossing points. It follows an “ethics and data protection by design” approach.

Duration: 01.06.2018 - 30.11.2021
Lead for the University of Freiburg contribution: Dr. Sebastian Weydner-Volkmann
Support: EU Horizon 2020

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HITD

The project's goal is to develop an integrated and automated system for detecting hidden weapons and bombs. It is a combination of terahertz technology and other optical sensors integrated into a detector. 

Duration: 01.09.2018 - 31.08.2021
Project management: Prof. Dr. Walter Perron
Support: Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (BMBF)

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SUSQRA

The goal of this project is to develop a software system that can determine the expected damage sustained from unconventional explosive devices.

Duration: 01.09.2018 - 31.08.2021
Project management: Prof. Dr. Stefan Kaufmann
Support: Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (BMBF)

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SIKET

The major goal of this BMBF funded project is to develop suggestions for improving security concepts for railway tunnels on the basis of scientific analyses and by means of evaluating simulations of escape systems and smoke distribution.

Duration: 01.08.2018 - 31.07.2021
Project management: Prof. Dr. Stefan Kaufmann
Support: Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (BMBF)

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Security Research Dialogue

The Security Research Dialogue was set up in 2007 by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research. Since 01. August 2016, the "Supporting office to the Security Research Dialogue" has been located at the Center for Security and Society CSS.

Duration: 01.08.2016 - 31.07.2021
Project management: Dr. Nicholas Eschenbruch
Support: Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (BMBF)

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POLINEX

The major goal of this BMBF funded project is the development of a mobile, non-invasive portal  for the standoff detection of traces of explosives in critical infrastructures, among others whithin the context of airpassenger-screening. The general aim of the  sociological part under the leadership of Prof. Dr. Stefan Kaufmann consists in the identification of those social, ethical, and organisational factors that are crucial for the detection system’s development und deployment in differing operational environments.

Duration: 01.02.2017 - 31.01.2020
Project management: Prof. Dr. Stefan Kaufmann
Support: Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (BMBF)

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