PROTON relies on a broad, balanced international consortium involving 21 partners from 10 European countries as well as from Israel, Switzerland and the United States
The project’s consortium includes partners from leading research institutions and relevant policy makers, including enforcement agencies. The large-scale and heterogeneity of the consortium reflects the European Union’s strategy for international cooperation in research and innovation, which encourages international cooperation with International Organizations and countries outside the Union.
The number and diversity of PROTON partners is a response to the necessity to differentiate research perspectives (social, psychological and economic), focus on cybercrime, technological sciences, and ethical and societal impacts of present and future policies that seek to combat organized crime and terrorism. PROTON’s policy maker partners include important organizations responsible for developing policies against organised crime and terrorism at the local, national and international levels.