The Project

The objective of BODEGA is to develop future border checks with human factors expertise in order to enhance efficiency, border security and traveller satisfaction. The project focuses on the changing nature of traveller processes and border guard work due to the introduction of advanced border control systems, such as biometrics-enabled e-gates. Read more


BODEGA has developed a PROPER Toolbox (PROactive enhancement of human PERformance in border control) that integrates the project’s results for easy adoption for stakeholders.

The Toolbox offers information to decision-makers, researchers, security industry and travellers with an interest in enhancing human factors conditions within border management. The toolbox represents the outcomes of BODEGA’s different research tasks. The toolbox resources have been co-designed and validated with different stakeholders and end-users. Read more