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Our mission

Continuously supporting Member States effort through technology for a safer Europe:

  • Provide high-quality efficient services and solutions
  • Continuously align the capabilities of technology with the evolving needs of the Member States
  • Grow as a centre of excellence

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Our activities

Manage operations of the second generation Schengen Information System (SIS II), the Visa Information System (VIS) and EURODAC

  • Ensure highest levels of information security and data protection
  • Participate to implement new systems (research and development)
  • Provide training plans for national authorities on technical use of IT systems

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Annual Conference 2018 – Save the date!https://www.eulisa.europa.eu/Newsroom/News/Pages/Annual-Conference-2018.aspxAnnual Conference 2018 – Save the date!09/08/2018 21:00:00<p>On 17 October 2018 the eu-LISA annual conference <strong><em>“EU Borders – Getting Smarter Through Technology”</em></strong> will take place in Tallinn, Estonia. This year’s conference will be co-hosted with Frontex, the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, and organised under the auspices of the Austrian Presidency of the Council of the EU. It will focus on new trends, technologies and challenges in external border management, both from strategic and operational points of view. The conference will bring together up to 180 delegates representing Member States, EU institutions and agencies, practitioners and industry.</p><p>Further information will be available and registration will soon be possible via our conference specific website <a href="http://eulisaconference.eu/" target="_blank">eulisaconference.eu</a>.</p><p>Please note that the conference will be followed by an eu-LISA industry roundtable event on 18 October 2018.</p>
Industry Roundtable 18 October 2018 – Save the date!https://www.eulisa.europa.eu/Newsroom/News/Pages/Industry-Roundtable-2018.aspxIndustry Roundtable 18 October 2018 – Save the date!09/08/2018 21:00:00<p>eu-LISA will host an Industry Roundtable event in Tallinn, Estonia on October 18th 2018. Following the Annual Conference on 17th of October and taking the theme of IT-supported border management forward, industry representatives will be invited to discuss and provide possible solutions for enhancement of the EU border management.</p><p>The event is expected to convene some 80 representatives of industry involved in research and development of relevant technologies, as well as academia and relevant EU Agencies and Institutions.</p><p>For updates regarding speakers, participation and registration please follow our website. Registration will go live in the coming weeks.</p>​
SIS II AFIS course delivered in Strasbourghttps://www.eulisa.europa.eu/Newsroom/News/Pages/SIS-II-AFIS-course-delivered-in-Strasbourg.aspxSIS II AFIS course delivered in Strasbourg05/07/2018 14:00:00<p>On the 29th of June eu-LISA delivered a training course called "SIS II AFIS training session for Member States – Technical Focus" that concentrated on the Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS).</p><p>The general aim of the course was to improve knowledge on AFIS within the SIS II context with detailed emphasis on technical aspects. <span>Accenture, IDEMIA and ATOS</span> experts presented the following topics during the course:</p><ul><li><p>AFIS for SIS II,</p></li><li><p>Technical aspects of biometrics,</p></li><li><p>Technical changes in the Central System of SIS II that impacting SIS II National Systems,</p></li><li><p>The AFIS operational architecture,</p></li><li><p>New AFIS functionalities.</p></li></ul><p> In addition to the above listed technical topics, a European Commission representative delivered a session on the legal framework of SIS II.</p><p><img src="/Newsroom/News/PublishingImages/Pages/AFIS%20Training.png" alt="" style="margin:5px;width:643px;" /><br> </p><p>The course took place in Strasbourg, France and was attended by 20 participants from national technical teams and operators representing 13 EU Member States.</p><p>The course satisfaction rate was 89% whilst the average score given for the course was 4.45 out of 5. One satisfied participant noted that "The course was very well prepared. The trainers were all skilled and the atmosphere of the training was great."</p><p>The topic will be continued on 25 July 2018 when a training course "SIS II AFIS training session for Member States – Management Focus" will be held for national project managers.</p>

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VIS Technical Report 2018 - Factsheethttps://www.eulisa.europa.eu/Publications/Reports/2018 VIS reports - Factsheet.pdfVIS Technical Report 2018 - Factsheet08/08/2018 21:00:00This factsheet contains the highlights of the VIS 2018 Technical Report and should be considered as an annex to the report itself.67{2fd95b2e-c57c-48dd-8362-98741cbab0df}
VIS Technical Report 2018https://www.eulisa.europa.eu/Publications/Reports/2018 VIS reports.pdfVIS Technical Report 201808/08/2018 21:00:00Report on the technical functioning of Visa Information System, including aspects related to the Biometric Matching System. This report details the activities implemented over the last two years to ensure the operational management of VIS.66{2fd95b2e-c57c-48dd-8362-98741cbab0df}