Every year, Frontex
organises a three-day plenary meeting of
its expert networks - the High-Level Round Table on Document and Identity
Control (HLRT) and the Frontex Expert Group on Document Control (EXP-DOC).
This year on the 1st of March, Frontex is
organising an Industry Day for companies to present their products and
solutions for document security and to combat document fraud.
I-Day offers an opportunity for industry representatives to share their latest
technological developments and state-of-the-art solutions for border management
with the European Border and Coast Guard community representing Frontex and
Member States’ border authorities.
the event, the following solutions will be presented:
your organisation is interested in highlighting its most recent technological developments
and solutions at the Frontex I-Day, please register by 3 February 2023
following this link providing a description of
the solution or product you wish to present. If you have already submitted your
application via the online form after 1 December 2022, you do not need to apply
note that Frontex will select maximum six offers most relevant to the above-mentioned
topics/areas. Further information about the venue and other details will be provided
at a later date.
be informed that industry participation will not be reimbursed.
programme of the 1 March CED I-Day envisages:
- 09:00 - 13:00: each Industry representative
will have the opportunity to deliver a presentation (30-minute each, including
Q&A and open discussions).
- 13:00 – 14:00: lunch break.
- 14:00 – 16:30:
Industry exhibition, where companies will have the opportunity to
showcase their product and/or technical solutions in a dedicated space – basic
logistical support (power, table, AV) will be provided, and no fee will be
charged by Frontex for participation.
Frontex assists the EU Member States in supporting the development of modern technologies for the border and coast guard community. As part of its mandate, Frontex regularly meets with industry, researchers, and experts from the Member States to provide a platform for discussion and help develop new technologies and innovations related to border control. There Industry Days allow for a transparent procedure of consultations with industry representatives. Frontex regularly informs about such meetings on its website.
The agency has developed a Transparency Register to ensure that the contacts with the industry are as transparent and fair as possible. All meetings and contacts of the Executive Director, Deputy Executive Directors and Heads of Divisions in matters concerning procurement procedures and tenders for services, equipment or outsourced projects and studies are registered in this tool.