BORDERGUARD - Proactive Enhancement of Human Performance in Border Control
Short Description: 

BODEGA gets into the Human Factors in border lines to enhance the performance of border guards and the travelers’ experience. Atos, as expert in decision making, designs a decision support system to evaluate certain solutions in particular contexts.

Full Description: 

BODEGA for Proactive Enhancement of Human Performance in Border ControlBODEGA project will investigate
and model Human Factors in border control to provide innovative socio-technical solutions for enhancing border
guards’ performance of critical tasks, support border management decision-making, and optimize travellers’ border
crossing experience. BODEGA will develop a PROPER toolbox which integrates the solutions for easy adoption of
the BODEGA’s results by stakeholders in border control. PROPER toolbox which will integrate ethical and societal
dimensions to enable a leap of border control towards improved effectiveness and harmonisation across Europe.The
PROPER tools will be co-designed and thoroughly validated with relevant stakeholders and end-users. The work
will be carried within the framework of Responsible Research and Innovation to ensure the ethical and societal
compatibility of the project work and provided solutions as well as emphasis on the foreseen future with smarter
borders. With its focus on in-depth understanding of the human factors in border control and PROPER toolbox,
BODEGA will enable a leap of European border guard culture towards professionalism.BODEGA validated, modular
and flexible toolbox will enhance the performance of border control stakeholders - border guards, border authorities
and citizens - to create more secure, efficient and effective border crossing, focusing on the borders between Schengen
agreement and external countries. A holistic view of the Human Factors with respect to the Smart Borders will be
developed. The project focuses on human and organizational factors of border control technologies and processes and
examines the effects of introducing innovative technologies into key border guard tasks, traveller’s performance and
behaviour and to the total system at different levels and at different border control types: rail, sea and air borders.

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