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Nicola Iarossi Senior Programme Manager European Organisation for Security (EOS) 10 Rue Montoyer B-1000 Brussels www.eos-eu.com

CONTAIN project : scheduled events (end of 2014 – beginning 2015)

The Contain project has recently scheduled a set of events and milestones for the last part of the demo phase and the conclusion of the project activities foreseen in the work-plan. Although some details are not jet defined the way forwards … Continue reading

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3rd of June 2014 : CONTAIN AB Workshop on Demo Assesment

  In the context of the project demonstration phase, on the 3rd of June 2014, the members of the CONTAIN Advisory Board have met in the Bologna Freight Village, nearby the city of Bologna in Italy. The event grouped together … Continue reading

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30th of May 2014: CONTAIN – EWM Test Demo Week

Within the CONTAIN project, the technological demonstrator EAST WEST MED based in Bologna has a paramount importance. Interporto Bologna is a central hub acting as the backyard of the ports of Ravenna, La Spezia and Leghorn and as an inland … Continue reading

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Selection of Container Security Sensors for Risk Management: a method developed in the CONTAIN project

Antti Permala, Johan Scholliers and Karri Rantasila from VTT have published a paper  on the Contain method for selecting container security sensors. The paper entitled ” Selection of Container Security Sensors for Risk Management” present the following abstract: Fast development of … Continue reading

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2nd CONTAIN review meeting: A successful review meeting took place in Valencia on the 24th of January 2014

The CONTAIN project is on the right track. The results achieved in all the project components have been presented. One of the project developments, the innovative sensor system prototype focusing on the “empty container detection” aspect, will be applied in … Continue reading

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Contain consortium is preparing demonstrations: Evaluation – Cost Benefit Analysis – Recommendations (Task 5.4)

T5.4 will provide consolidated evaluation of the whole demonstrator programme for phase 1 and phase 2 CONTAIN solutions, including also Cost Benefit Analysis. ST5.4.1 “Consolidation of evaluation information from each demonstrator and test bed” ST5.4.2 “Conclusions across all demonstrators” ST5.4.3 … Continue reading

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Contain consortium is preparing demonstrations: Valencia demonstrator (Task 5.3)

In the framework of the CONTAIN Project, the Port of Valencia aims to effectively improve the existing security management gaps concerning the port-logistic containers track and trace and the inspection and control of exit empties at the main gates of … Continue reading

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Contain consortium is preparing demonstrations: HINTERMED demonstrator (Task 5.2)

T5.2 is concerned with organising and implementing a full demonstration of CONTAIN outputs in the HINTERMED Demonstrator, which has two legs: Genoa Port hub, that involves the use electronic seal; EAST WEST MED: La Spezia port – Bologna freight village … Continue reading

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Contain consortium is preparing demonstrations: demo plans and methodology (task 5.1)

The task provides detailed demonstration plans, evaluation criteria and a common assessment methodology for the project. A first version of the demo plan was released six months after the project started. This version has been thoroughly reworked and the finalized … Continue reading

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Contain presented at 8th Future Security Research Conference this week.

CONTAIN was presented in 8th Future Security Research Conference held in Berlin on 17-19 September 2013 and organised by Fraunhofer VVS under the patronage of German Ministry of Education and Research. The project was covered in the poster session along … Continue reading

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