NEWS - 22 Dec 2022

2022: a great success for Transcrime and Crime&tech in leading innovative research for reducing crime

The year 2022 marks a great success for our research centre Transcrime and its spin-off Crime&tech. We were awarded more than 18 projects:

  • 5 Horizon Europe projects;
  • 5 DG Home – Internal Security Fund (ISF) projects;
  • 1 DG Justice project;
  • 7 projects funded by other institutions;
  • And a high number of new clients acquired by Crime&tech.

We would like to thank everyone who helped us in achieving this significant result!

Horizon Europe projects:

  • CEASEFIREAdvanced versatile artificial intelligence technologies and interconnected cross-sectoral fully-operational national focal points for combating illicit firearms trafficking
  • EMERITUSEnvironmental crimes’ intelligence and investigation protocol based on multiple data sources
  • FERMIFake News Risk Mitigator
  • PARSECParcel and Letter Security for Postal and Express Courier Flows
  • TENACITYTravelling Intelligence Against Crime and Terrorism

Internal Security Fund projects:

  • ALLIESAI-based framework for supporting micro (and small) HSPs on the report and removal of online terrorist content
  • DATACROS IIEmpowering a tool to assess corruption risk factors in firms’ ownership structure
  • INVERTIdentifying companies and victims in the exploitation phase to disrupt the financial business model of adult and child labour trafficking
  • KLEPTOTRACE – Strengthening EU asset recovery and sanction tracing against transnational high-level corruption
  • SHRINESRaising awareness for the protection of places of worship by promoting interfaith dialogue on the use of advanced technologies

DG Justice projects:

  • RECOVERMutual recognition of freezing and confiscation orders between efficiency and the rule of law


  • Infiltrazione della criminalità organizzata nel tessuto economico regionale di Regione Lombardia (Learn More)
  • Diagnóstico del marco legal, regulatorio, institucional y tecnológico del Registro de Beneficiarios Finales de República Dominicana (Learn More)
  • Institutional capacity and illicit financial flows in Latin America and the Caribbean (Learn More)
  • Identification and evaluation of conflict of interests (Learn More)
  • Methodology for the assessment of risks of illicit financial flows related to corruption, tax evasion and tax avoidance in selected African countries – REAP Initiative (Learn More)
  • Analysis of ownership structures and shareholders in targeted countries and their linkages with jurisdictions with opaque financial sector – REAP Initiative (Learn More)
  • CSAE – Study on the implementation of the Directive on Child Sexual abuse and assessment of its impact (Learn More)