Research, Development and Innovation
Collaborating with worldwide experts to develop turn-key projects in the Correctional sector
Whether as concept-developer, promoter, project manager, subject matter expert, R&D researcher or implementation partner, we have been involved in a variety of innovative transnational projects.
We partner up with reputed organisations committed to deploying integrative solutions on corrections management, offender rehabilitation programmes, as well as training and development initiatives, among other criminal justice areas.
Our partners’ network includes Justice authorities, NGOs, small firms, universities and research organisations, representing 21 European Union Member States and 51 nations globally.
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Assessing the Risk of Isolation of Sentenced and Accused: Enhancing the Capacity of Correctional Services to Work with Convicted Children
European Career Counselling Guidelines for Staff Working in Criminal Correctional Justice System
Continuing Education Against Radicalisation
Digitalisation in corrections towards recidivism reduction initiative
Developing a European framework for disengagement and reintegration of extremist offenders and radicalised individuals in prison
Implementation of the Stockholm’s Roadmap in cases of terrorism and radicalisation
Holistic Radicalisation Prevention Initiative (Balkan countries)
Intelligent Offender Management System
Law enforcement and community cooperation and training approach to prevent radicalisation by ensuring refugees’ successful inclusion
Strengthening a comprehensive approach to preventing and counteracting radicalisation based on a universal evidence-based model for evaluation of radicalisation prevention and mitigation
Judicial cooperation for the enhancement of mutual recognition regarding probation measures and alternative sanctions
Leadership development for occupational stress reduction in correctional settings
Multi-Ideological Radicalisation Assessment towards Disengagement
Development and testing of a process chain for the placement of former detainees as specialists in the labour market
Participatory Approaches to Protecting Places of Worship
European Prison Officers for the 21st Century
Assessing the impact and performance of preventive measures on EU Directives and Framework Decisions
Alternative pre-trial detention measures: Judicial awareness and cooperation towards the realisation of common standards
Preventing Emotional and Sexual Abuse Among Young People
A flexible, multidisciplinary and transnational VET model for the PROBATION services and practitioners
Radicalisation and violent extremism prevention in the community
Radicalisation Prevention Competences’ Development Programme for Justice Professionals
Communitarian approach for a holistic young refugee long-term integration
Rehabilitation of foreign inmates within the scope of FD 2008/909/JHA
Strengthening the skills of social workers in a Europe in crisis
Systematic Transition from Prison into the Labour Market
Training of Refugee Offenders by Virtual Reality
Secured digital education system for vocational skills for youngsters in closed institutions
Virtual reality for training inmates
Visualising the Future Through Training
Sport and physical activity learning environment for citizenship, emotional, social and e-competences training
Cross-sectoral awareness building on mental health needs in the criminal justice system and on release
European Arrest Warrant
Blended Learning Environment for European Prisoners
Bringing Safety on the Roads
Coding in prison as a valuable OUTside tool for employment
Cultural change in prisons
Taking Further Prisoners’ Education Projects in Using Dialogue as Preparing for Release
Ecological Economics in Prison Work Administration
European Interaction Guidelines for Education Professionals when working with Children in Juvenile Justice Contexts
European Induction Support for Adult Learning Professionals to the Correctional Criminal Justice System
European Framework of Competences for Community Professionals in Gang Environments
Innovation, Development and Communication for a better Education in Prison Systems
Integrated Community, Probation and Prison Services Radicalisation Prevention Approach
Social dialogue for better prisons
Mental health, ageing and palliative care in European prisons
Key Competencies for Minor Offender Reintegration
Managing for innovation
Peer Pro-Social Modeling in Probation
Partnership against Radicalisation in Cities
Radicalisation Prevention in Prisons
Strengthening the capacity of criminal justice professionals and volunteers
Developing and Using Virtual Reality Technology for the Rehabilitation of Drug Users in Probation Services
Integrated Exit Programme for Prisons and Probation
Awards and Recognition
For more than two decades, our interventions supporting prison administrations have received several awards and recognitions by national and international organisations
The AWARE Mental Health —Cross-sectoral awareness building on mental health needs in the criminal justice system and on release— project has been recognised as a Good Practice by the National Agency Education at the German Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (NABIBB).
The Radicalisation Awareness Network (RAN) has considered —R2PRIS Radicalisation Prevention in Prisons— a Best Practice. The project has been included in the Collection of Best Practices
Pedro das Neves, the CEO of IPS Innovative Prison Systems and ICJS Criminal Justice Solutions, has been awarded the Consultant of the Year Award by the ACONSULTIIP - Portuguese Association of Investment and Innovation Consultants.
Pedro das Neves, the CEO of IPS Innovative Prison Systems and ICJS Criminal Justice Solutions, has been awarded the ICPA —International Corrections and Prisons Association— Correctional Excellence Award in Management and Staff Training.
The "Credem in Schimbare" project is considered a Good Practice in using public money to foster innovation and impact disadvantaged groups by the European Institute of Public Administration.
General Directorate of Reintegration and Prisons Services in Portugal is awarded the Best Practice Award with the project "Human Capital and Change Management", in the scope of the PGISP —Managing for innovation— Project, at the Best Practices in Public Sector Awards (Edition 7 - Deloitte).
Portuguese Prison Services received the Best Practice Award by Deloitte Portugal for the "Entrepreneurship for Social Reintegration" project developed in the scope of the PGISP —Managing for innovation— Project at the Best Practices in the Public Sector Awards (Edition 6).
Portuguese Prison Services are awarded the Best Practice Award by Deloitte Portugal for the project "One day in Prison", in the scope of the PGISP —Managing for innovation— Project at the Best Practices in the Public Sector Awards (Edition 5).