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Advanced Forest Fire Fighting
ID: 607276
Start date: 2014-05-01, End date: 2017-07-31
In recent years, the frequency of large-scale forest fires has increased significantly owing to a number of factors including the effects of climate change, urbanisation, poor landscape management and malevolent acts. These so-called “Mega-fires” are particularly destructive ...
Programme: FP7-SECURITY
Record Number: 185483
Last updated on: 2017-05-22
Operationalising Psychosocial Support in Crisis
ID: 312783
Start date: 2013-02-01, End date: 2016-01-31
Complex emergencies such as earthquakes, flooding, bombings, and the recent massacre in Utøya (Norway) can seriously affect entire populations and rip nations apart, with long-term psychosocial consequences impacting the most vulnerable as well as the helpers for years follow...
Programme: FP7-SECURITY
Record Number: 108235
Last updated on: 2017-05-22
Demining tool-BOX for humanitarian clearing of large scale area from anti-personal landmines and cluster munitions
ID: 284996
Start date: 2013-01-01, End date: 2016-04-30
Landmines and the cluster munitions still kill or maim civilians every day in an indiscriminate manner even long after conflicts are over. At the current rate of clearance of about 500,000 mines per year and assuming no additional mines are laid from now on, it could still ta...
Programme: FP7-SECURITY
Record Number: 106629
Last updated on: 2017-05-22
RESPECT – Rules, Expectations & Security through Privacy-Enhanced Convenient Technologies
ID: 285582
Start date: 2012-02-01, End date: 2015-05-31
Convenience and cost-effectiveness are the two key considerations for both citizens and security forces when deciding which technologies to embrace or avoid in the Information Society. State actors and private corporations adopt information communication technologies (ICTs) b...
Programme: FP7-SECURITY
Record Number: 104278
Last updated on: 2017-05-15
Intelligent Piracy Avoidance using Threat detection and Countermeasure Heuristics
ID: 607567
Start date: 2014-04-01, End date: 2017-06-30
The IPATCH project addresses Security Topic SEC-2013.2.4-2: Non-military protection measures for merchant shipping against piracy. The goal of the IPATCH project is three-fold: (1) To perform an in-depth analysis of the legal, ethical, economic and societal implications of ex...
Programme: FP7-SECURITY
Record Number: 185487
Last updated on: 2017-05-08
PUBLIC PERCEPTION OF SECURITY AND PRIVACY: ASSESSING KNOWLEDGE, COLLECTING EVIDENCE, TRANSLATING RESEARCH INTO ACTION
ID: 285635
Start date: 2012-02-01, End date: 2015-01-31
PACT (PUBLIC PERCEPTION OF SECURITY AND PRIVACY: ASSESSING KNOWLEDGE, COLLECTING EVIDENCE, TRANSLATING RESEARCH INTO ACTION) is a 36 month collaborative project, which aims 1) to assess existing knowledge about public perception of the tension between security and privacy and...
Programme: FP7-SECURITY
Record Number: 102327
Last updated on: 2017-05-02
DEVICE FOR LARGE SCALE FOG DECONTAMINATION
ID: 312804
Start date: 2013-11-01, End date: 2017-10-31
COUNTERFOG will be a new, rapid response system for collapsing all kinds of dispersed agents (smoke, fog, spores, etc.) by using a fog made of a solution that could eventually contain any kind of neutralizing component. It will be a permanent installation in large public buil...
Programme: FP7-SECURITY
Record Number: 110930
Last updated on: 2017-04-24
Modelling of dependencies and cascading effects for emergency management in crisis situations
ID: 607665
Start date: 2014-04-01, End date: 2017-07-31
Escalating incidents in complex environments can lead to severe cascading effects and quickly become extremely difficult for emergency services to handle. Such incidents can have enormous consequences with respect to life, property and the environment and for both infrastruct...
Programme: FP7-SECURITY
Record Number: 185490
Last updated on: 2017-04-17
EXplosives PrEcursor Defeat by Inhibitor Additives
ID: 604987
Start date: 2014-09-01, End date: 2017-11-30
The objectives of the EXPEDIA project are both to inhibit some frequently used explosive precursors and to increase the knowledge about “garage chemistry”. With this we mean, increasing the understanding of how terrorist’s create homemade explosives (HME), what chemicals they...
Programme: FP7-SECURITY
Record Number: 191144
Last updated on: 2017-04-10
Sensory devices network for food supply chain security
ID: 312411
Start date: 2013-05-01, End date: 2016-04-30
Project SNIFFER envisions the design and development of a network of distributed detection devices, capable of rapid, on-site detection of multiple kinds of agents and CBR agents with high sensitivity and specificity throughout the most vulnerable stages of the food supply ch...
Programme: FP7-SECURITY
Record Number: 108565
Last updated on: 2017-04-10
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