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CRIMINA. Research Center for the Study and Prevention of Crime (CRIMINA, UMH)

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Avda. de la Universidad s/n. Edif. Hélike
3201
Elche
Spain
(+34) 602136085
fj.castro@crimina.es
www.crimina.es
University
11-25

 

Contact person

Francisco Javier Castro Toledo (European R+D+i manager (Horizon 2020))

Field of Activity


4. HORIZONTAL ACTIVITIES
» Policy development

6. INFORMATION & COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES
» ICT applications
» Cyber security

7. SOCIO-ECONOMIC SCIENCES AND THE HUMANITIES
» Human Sciences
» Social Sciences
» Legal Sciences

Core competencies

MAIN LINES OF RESEARCH
Analysis and situational prevention of crime, cybercrime, economic and financial crime, crime and children, security
perception, organized crime and terrorism, evaluation of security norms and policies, road safety, public safety,
community-oriented police services and community policing, criminology applied to risk-of-relapse assessment, or
criminal and procedural analysis and reform.


Facing the new research framework proposed in Horizon 2020, Crímina Centre for the Study and Prevention of Crime is
interested in becoming part of initiatives and proposals related to the calls for ‘Secure Societies’, ‘Europe in a
changing world – inclusive, innovative and reflective Societies –, or ‘Smart, green and integrated transport’.
Additionally, in order to provide a direct response to political, legal and societal priorities identified in European
Strategy 2020, the excellence of the scientific basis and the productive collaboration between companies and
universities are the keys to the success of the submission of proposals.
Due to this, our centre offers potential partners for Horizon 2020 the following technical actions and legal advice in
social, behavioral and legal analysis inter alia:


Technical actions and Legislative Advice
• Cyberattacks prevention for SMEs, local public institutions and individuals
• Policy-making toolkits, security strategies and legislative actions to LEAs
• Security perception and insecurity feelings analysis
• Human factors and radicalization processes assessment
• Crime mapping and criminal profiling
• ICT applied to crime prevention
• Criminal and procedural legal analysis and reform
• Comparative legal frameworks
• Research methods in Social Sciences and advice on Statistical Methods
• Studies and surveys of crime prevention, public management and resource optimisation

H2020 Research Focus

  • Fight against crime and terrorism
  • Border security and external security
  • Digital security

RTD Experience

 Project CoordinatorProject PartnerProject Acronyms
National Security Research ProjectsCiberCrímina, CIBERApp, XQIncumplen, PrevSun, RuMap, RPA,
Gangs, EVALUALEX, EVALUAQUA, MapVial, GraDet, EnPos y
PerVial.


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2015-01-26 / 2016-05-23