PERIVALLON aims to provide an improved and comprehensive intelligence picture of organised environmental crime and develop effective and efficient tools and solutions for detecting and preventing such types of criminal activities and for assessing their environmental impact based on geospatial intelligence, remote sensing, scanning, online monitoring, analysis, correlation, risk assessment, and predictive analytics technologies, by leveraging the latest advancements in Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the fields of computer vision and multimodal analytics. As a result, enhanced investigation processes and methodologies will be derived through the capabilities provided by the developed tools and solutions, and the insights obtained though the proposed Environmental Crime Observatory.

The capacity of end users (including Police Authorities and Border Guards) will also be improved and will enable them to tackle such criminal activities in an effective manner based on advanced tools and solutions and also on the innovative training curricula developed using physical and/or digital twins of relevant environmental crime scenarios. Moreover, improved international cooperation will be facilitated through improved data sharing enabled by blockchain technologies, while improved regulation shaping and tuning will be supported through relevant policy recommendations.

PERIVALLON will be validated in field tests and demonstrations in four operational use cases. Extensive training, hands-on experience, joint exercises, and training material will boost the uptake of PERIVALLON tools and technologies. With a Consortium 5 Police and Border Guard Authorities, 3 authorities related to environmental protection, 6 Research/Academic institutions, 8 industry partners (including seven SMEs), one EU Agency, and one Foundation, PERIVALLON delivers a strong representation of the challenges, requirements and tools to meet its objectives.


  • Provide a rich suite of advanced AI-based geospatial intelligence and remote sensing solutions to improve the detection and investigation capabilities of European Police, Border Guard, National, and Regional Authorities to tackle organised environmental crime in a more efficient and effective way.
  • Develop improved AI-based extraction, analysis, and correlation technologies to identify illegal environmental crime activities by detecting irregularities in (online) data generated across the processing, shipment, and trafficking ecosystem for waste management and refrigerant trading.
  • Develop a trustworthy, transparent, and easy-to-use environmental crime monitoring platform that collects court-proof crime evidence and provides decision support by fusing heterogeneous data for identifying patterns, assessing the likelihood of criminal activities, and forecasting trends.
  • Enable improved cooperation between European police authorities, border guards and other national authorities and international actors through secure and transparent information exchange.
  • Promote continuous evaluation, improvement, and training over the developed tools and solutions in order to enhance uptake of new technologies for existing and emerging capability gaps.
  • Improve the intelligence picture of organised environmental crime across Europe, while also supporting the shaping and tuning of policy regulation.
  • Exploit PERIVALLON’s main results by exploring their wider use, sustainability, and business feasibility, collaborate with relevant projects and initiatives to enforce advanced research and support further results uptake opportunities, and communicate the project results to raise citizen awareness