Improved border checks for travel facilitation across external borders and improved experiences for both passengers and border authorities’ staff

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Open Call Reference: HORIZON-CL3-2021-BM-01-03

Intro

Systems for easier border crossings, while maintaining security and reliability, would further advance one or more capabilities including the capabilities of border guards to do checks in mobility; of identifying and/or controlling passengers (and their vehicles and/or luggage) without stopping them; and/or of temporarily setting up or scaling up the capacity of certain border crossing points within a relatively short notice.

Scope

Research should develop and systematically test and validate solutions to speed up and facilitate the border crossing experience (at land, sea and/or border crossing points for bothtravellers and staff of border authorities

Objectives

– Validation of innovative solutions for border crossing facilitation systems at European level for near-seamless and improved border crossing experience for travellers

– Increased security and reliability of border checks

– Better organisation, flexibility and planning of border checks by European border authorities, including for handling peaks in cross-border traffic

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