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HANDHold - HANDHeld OLfactory Detector

Objective

"While the dog will remain a central part of the detection process at border crossing and airports, sensor technology and low power embedded system computing are improving to the extent that the time is right to develop substantially improved mobile detection devices that can complement the role played by dogs. Moreover, these detection devices can be networked together to provide enhanced detection facilities and also to facilitate easier management and field deployment of the platforms themselves.

The HANDHOLD consortium consists of nine partners who bring complementary expertise in all the fields needed to develop a mobile network of low power CBRNE sensor system. The consortium includes the Irish Customs Authority and the consortium has an attached user group of representatives from law enforcement fromaoround Europe.

The consortium plans a 42 month project which will deliver a working prototype system in two phases, the initial version being completed 24 months into the project lifetime."

Call for proposal

FP7-SEC-2011-1
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Coordinator

THE QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY OF BELFAST
Address
University Road Lanyon Building
BT7 1NN Belfast
United Kingdom
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
EU contribution
€ 735 803,44
Administrative Contact
Charles Gillan (Dr.)

Participants (8)

SCORPION NETWORKS LTD
Ireland
EU contribution
€ 280 760
Address
Sequoia House Firmount
9999 Clane
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Brendan Mcglynn (Mr.)
INOV INSTITUTO DE ENGENHARIA DE SISTEMAS E COMPUTADORES, INOVACAO
Portugal
EU contribution
€ 241 380
Address
Rua De Alves Redol 9
1000-029 Lisboa
Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Ilda Ribeiro (Ms.)
UNIVERSITY COLLEGE CORK - NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF IRELAND, CORK
Ireland
EU contribution
€ 839 994
Address
Western Road
T12 YN60 Cork
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Conor Delaney (Mr.)
NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF IRELAND GALWAY
Ireland
EU contribution
€ 327 258,35
Address
University Road
H91 Galway
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Mari Vahey (Ms.)
DEFENDEC OU
Estonia
EU contribution
€ 194 142,40
Address
Akadeemia Tee 19
12618 Tallinn
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Jyrgo Preden (Dr.)
ANALYTICS ENGINES LIMITED
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 135 934,40
Address
Chlorine Gardens 1
BT9 5DJ Belfast
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Stephen Mckeown (Dr.)
KARLSRUHER INSTITUT FUER TECHNOLOGIE
Germany
EU contribution
€ 668 053
Address
Kaiserstrasse 12
76131 Karlsruhe
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Mathias Bach (Mr.)
THE REVENUE COMMISSIONERS
Ireland
EU contribution
€ 72 480
Address
Dublin Castle
2 Dublin
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Michael O'dochartaigh (Mr.)