Eu-LISA was set up to run extensive information systems in the field of freedom, security and justice. It actively supports the implementation of EU policy on
Eu-LISA focuses on supporting EU countries in their drive to harness technology to making Europe safer.
It operates on the basis of respect for fundamental civil rights and compliance with the most exacting security and data protection standards.
Eu-LISA's main focus is the operational management of:
Set up by Regulation (EU) 1077/2011 , it started work in December 2012.
Eu-LISA's head office is located in Tallinn (Estonia), while operational management of the large-scale systems takes place in Strasbourg (France), with a backup site in Sankt Johann im Pongau (Austria).