PERSEUS is an FP7 demonstration project supported by the FP7 Security Research theme under DG-Enterprise. Its purpose is to build and demonstrate an EU maritime surveillance system integrating existing national and communitarian installations and enhancing them with innovative technologies.
PERSEUS is therefore a key project in delivering comprehensive maritime surveillance from coastal regions to high seas through a collaboration across Member States.
PERSEUS includes two major demonstration phases, in 2013 with Portugal, Spain, France and Italy and in 2014 with Greece. PERSEUS aims to contribute to the EUROSUR roadmap, at feasibility, standards, best practices and regulation levels. More information on the Supporting EUROSUR page.
Check out the detailed information in the Project section and download the PERSEUS presentation.
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24th September 2013
1st PERSEUS Demonstration Event
PERSEUS Demonstration Event, 24th September 2013 – hosted by Guardia Civil
Thanks to all of you who attended the PERSEUS demonstration event. With over 150 attendees, 10 interactive stands and a live relay from the control room for Exercise 3, the event was a great success. Click here to view the event page, with presentations, photographs, links to online videos and more.
PERSEUS is open for new users to join as partners!
Being a user in PERSEUS
As presented during the PERSEUS conference, PERSEUS is open for new users to join either as full partners or as committed participants. With 4 exercises taking place in 2013, NOW is the time to join. For more information, contact David Rios at who will point you to your national contact point.
May 2012
PERSEUS to take part in workshop at EMD
Innovation in PERSEUS
PERSEUS will take part in a workshop organised on 22/5/2012 from 13:00 to 16:30 focused on “innovation” during the European Maritime Days 2012.
PERSEUS to launch data model compliance service in September 2013
PERSEUS data model
Following the definition of the data model to ease exchange of information between maritime surveillance systems in Europe, the PERSEUS team is currently implementing this data model across the French, Italian and Spanish systems. PERSEUS plans to build on this experience to introduce a data model compliance service, whereby other Member States wishing to implement the PERSEUS data model may request support to verify that their implementation is compatible to the data model, thereby fostering easy data exchange between systems. More information on this service will be announced at launch time.
March 2013 PERSEUS at HomSec 2013
PERSEUS exhibiting at HomSec 12-15/03/2013 and participating at SRE 2013
PERSEUS will exhibit for the full week at HomSec 2013, the foremost trade show in Spain for the sectors of security and defence, ideal setting for companies to learn about new opportunities for business and collaboration, with more than 150 exhibitors and 6.000 foreseen participants and decision-makers from over 100 countries.
PERSEUS will also be part of the Security Research Event 2013 on 12 – 13 March 2013, the event organized by DG Enterprise and Industry, in collaboration with the Madrid Security Cluster,
to take place during, and as part, of the HOMSEC 2013 Security and Defence Exhibition. PERSEUS is in fact one of the FP7 research projects selected by the European Commission to showcase their achievements.
Particularly, PERSEUS team will participate the following panels:
13/03/2013 – 11:15 – 12:00 – Security Research in Horizon 2020
12/03/2013 – 14:30 – 15:30 – Creating synergies with defence
12/3/2013 – 16:15 – 18:00 – Research Meets Industry
Visit the project exhibition area in Hall 7 stand n°F02.
For more information please visit the HomSec 2013 event website and the EU website.
Essen Security Fair – 24-28 September 2012, Essen – Germany
PERSEUS at Essen Security Event
Essen Security Fair is celebrating its 20th edition. Like no other fair, it embodies security and fire prevention technology at a top international level. This world fair dominates the market as an innovation engine, a meeting place of experts and a hub for excellent business deals all around the world. In times of social and political turbulence, security is a market of the future with tremendous growth potential. Modern technologies, products and services are in demand like never before.
The European Commission is seizing this opportunity to show flagship research projects supported by the security research programme – we are proud as PERSEUS to be part of this event. We will be showing our latest results and upcoming work in the Hall 8 exhibition area – stand 2 and will hold a PERSEUS presentation on Wednesday 26th September.
PERSEUS will have a presentation on Wednesday 26/9 13:00 to 13:45.
Visit the PERSEUS exhibition area in Hall 8!
For more information about exhibitors, travel arrangements, etc. please visit the Essen Security Event website.
March 2012
PERSEUS 2012 Conference
PERSEUS organised its 1st annual conference and User Steering Committee
Organised in Brussels, Belgium on 29/03/2012 and 30/03/2012, PERSEUS presented the latest updates during the public day on 29/03, and held a User Steering Committee restricted to users on 30/03 where the Exercises 2 and 3 of the 2013 campaigns were further elaborated. Presentations, attendees list and photographs are online.
View online information
October 2011
PERSEUS presented to Polish Users
October 2011 – PERSEUS presents its activity to Polish Coast Guards organisation
On October 26th 2011, the Polish Coast Guards organised a conference in their Head-Quarters, entitled “People, Purpose and Technology in EUROSUR Network”.
More information
February 2012 – PERSEUS at SpaceEU conference
presented PERSEUS during the SpaceEU conference held on 28th and 29th February 2012.Press releases are available in English and German.