Project Partners

Risikotek is an award winning software and services company, specialized in providing intelligence about financial crime and predicate offenses such as counterfeiting, illicit markets, human trafficking and environmental crime.

RisikoTek is the leader of the global ATTENTION! consortium and provides their financial crime expertise to the project.

The L3S Research Center is a leading research institute in the field of artificial intelligence. More than 30 professors are members of L3S and more than 200 scientists work at L3S.

The L3S is the leader of the German ATTENTION! consortium and focusses on the development of a knowledge graph of trade and company data and its analysis.

HASE & IGEL, the “most innovative tech-company in DACH under 100 employees” (German Stevie Awards 2022 & 2023) and the “most innovative AI startup in the world” (International Business Awards 2023), is specializing in AI-assisted cloud-software solutions for data acquisition, integration and analysis with a focus on decision-making in the marketplace.

In ATTENTION!, HASE & IGEL harvests and integrates behavioral, company and case data from the Web, conducts AI-assisted analyses of complex patterns and builds the software for the SaaS prototype.


SCHAEFFLER is among the world leaders in manufacturing rolling element bearings for automotive, aerospace, and industrial uses and providing associated services. SCHAEFFLER commits considerable resources to detect and fight product piracy and fraud in the supply chain.

SCHAEFFLER’s great experience in piracy cases helps to evaluate the analysis of data from various sources.


The Universität Bonn (UBO) is a university of excellence since 2019 with six clusters of excellence. The Data Science & Intelligent Systems (DSIS) research group contributes to numerous EU, DFG and national projects in the fields of spatio-temporal data analytics, machine learning and knowledge graphs.

In ATTENTION!, DSIS develops new models for data mining and pattern detection in the financial and trade domain.

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STIHL Group develops, manufactures and sells engine-powered equipment for forestry and agriculture as well as for landscape maintenance, the construction industry and private garden owners. The product range is supplemented by digital solutions and services. Since 1971, STIHL has been the world’s best-selling chainsaw brand.

In ATTENTION!, STIHL provides data and case studies from its many years of experience in combating counterfeiting and sees great potential in this project to take the fight against counterfeiting to a new level.


PUMA’s success story is about more than just being at the right place at the right time. To play in the top league, you need an understanding for the philosophy of sports. You need to be Forever Faster. PUMA applies this principle also in the fight against counterfeiting, which is why we are always ready to provide our support in this battle and eventually protect our key asset: the consumers.

PUMA’s global experience and case data will help ATTENTION! to determine important intelligence.