Pan-European Network of Customs Practitioners, PEN-CP(www.pen-cp.net), is a 5-year EU Horizon 2020 funded security practitioner network-project, with 13 European customs administrations – both EU and non-EU – as active partners. In short, PEN-CP can be described as‘a Novel Customs Innovation Boosting Network and On-line Platform, offering Valuable Innovation Intermediary Services’.
One key component in PEN-CP is‘Expert reports’, where an external expert is tasked to produce a short consulting report on a specific topic of customs interest. We have currently opened the following Expert Report call, asking now for your help in advertising the call to potential experts in your country.“Mapping National Innovation Calls in 3 EU Countries(PEN-CP-2020-ER5)”.
Below we paste just couple of key points from the call:
This Expert report will identify and present a list of innovation calls in Sweden, Germany, and one Mediterranean country, proposed by the Expert. This mapping will be focused on calls launched by customs administrations, transport security agencies, other governmental agencies, or any other national funding agencies. The identified calls should have an impact on European Customs administrations, supporting them in better material discrimination and detection(can be both short-term & long run).