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European network for the Security of Control and Real-Time Systems

Objective

ESCoRTS is a joint endeavour among EU process industries, utilities, leading manufacturers of control equipment and research institutes, under the lead of CEN, to foster progress towards cyber security of control and communication equipment in Europe. ESCoRTS will be intersectoral, embracing the following industrial fields: power, gas, oil, chemicals and petrochemicals, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing. Key objectives of ESCoRTS include: 1. Developing a common understanding of industrial needs and requirements regarding the security of control systems and the related standardisation, accompanied by a raising awareness programme reaching all stakeholders. 2. Identifying and disseminating best practice, possibly in a joint endeavour between manufacturers and end users, resulting in a joint capability and technology taxonomy of security solutions. 3. Stimulating convergence of current standardisation efforts. Liaising with international efforts and especially with the US Process Control Forum. 4. Developing a strategic R&T and standardisation roadmap 5. Developing and deploying a secure ICT platform for the exchange of relevant data among the stakeholders. 6. Developing requirements for appropriate test platforms for the security of process control equipment and applications. 7. Setting the basis for a pan–European training program for specialized personnel and managers, like process operators, IT specialists, plant and security managers.

Field of science

  • /engineering and technology/environmental engineering/energy and fuels/fossil energy/gas

Call for proposal

FP7-SEC-2007-1
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Funding Scheme

CSA-CA - Coordination (or networking) actions

Coordinator

COMITE EUROPEEN DE NORMALISATION
Address
Rue De La Science 23
1040 Bruxelles
Belgium
Activity type
Other
EU contribution
€ 60 000
Administrative Contact
Luc Van Den Berghe (Mr.)

Participants (11)

JRC -JOINT RESEARCH CENTRE- EUROPEAN COMMISSION
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 126 644
Address
Rue De La Loi 200
1049 Brussels
Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Hans Guenther Schneider (Dr.)
ABB SCHWEIZ AG
Switzerland
EU contribution
€ 66 308,07
Address
Brown Boveri Strasse 6
5400 Baden
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Andrew Paice (Dr.)
ALSTOM GRID SAS
France
EU contribution
€ 142 876
Address
Esp Du General De Gaulle 51
92907 Paris La Defense
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
José Castellote (Mr.)
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT
Germany
EU contribution
€ 68 655,65
Address
Werner-von-siemens-str. 1
80333 Munchen
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Caroline Wagner-Winter (Ms.)
OPUS PUBLISHING GENERAL PARTNERSHIP
United States
Address
Island View Drive 628
90740 Seal Beach California
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Dennis K. Holstein (Mr.)
Enginet srl
Italy
EU contribution
€ 125 933,75
Address
Vaile Campania 31
20133 Milano
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Angelo Gino Manfredi (Dr.)
ENEL PRODUZIONE SPA
Italy
EU contribution
€ 7 887,65
Address
Viale Regina Margherita 125
00198 Roma
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Maurizio Gentili (Dr.)
COMPANIA NATIONALA DE TRANSPORT ALENERGIEI ELECTRICE TRANSELECTRICA SA
Romania
EU contribution
€ 12 486
Address
Bd. General Gherorghe Magheru 33, Sectorul 1
. Bucuresti Sector 1
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Adrian Valciu (Mr.)
MEDITERRANEA DELLE ACQUE S.p.A.
Italy
EU contribution
€ 19 120
Address
Via Ss Giacomo E Filippo 7
16122 Genova
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Franco Fulcini (Mr.)
UNINFO ASSOCIAZIONE
Italy
EU contribution
€ 32 460
Address
Via Sanfront 1
10138 Torino
Activity type
Other
Administrative Contact
Massimo Actis Dato (Mr.)
ENEL INGEGNERIA E RICERCA SPA
Italy
EU contribution
€ 11 232,35
Address
Via Mantova 24
00198 Rome
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Maurizio Gentili (Dr.)