Disaster-resilience: safeguarding and security society, including adapting to climate change

This call from Horizon 2020 has a budget of €82,330,000 and will close on 27th August 2015.

Call topics include:

  • Crisis Management
    • Potential of current and new measures and technologies to respond to extreme weather and climate events
    • Demonstration activity on large scale disasters and crisis management and resilience of EU external assets against major identified threats or causes of crisis
    • Addressing standardisation opportunities in support of increasing disaster resilience
  • Disaster Resilience & Climate Change
    • Science and innovation for adaptation to climate change: from assessing costs, risks and opportunities to demonstration of options and practices
    • Natural Hazards: Towards risk reduction science and innovation plans at national and European level
    • Mitigating the impacts of climate change and natural hazards on cultural heritage sites, structures and artefacts
  • Critical Infrastructure Protection
    • Critical Infrastructure “smart grid” protection and resilience under “smart meters” threats
    • Demonstration activity on tools for adapting building and infrastructure standards and design methodologies in vulnerable locations in the case of natural or man-originated catastrophes
    • Critical Infrastructure resilience indicator - analysis and development of methods for assessing resilience
    • Protecting potentially hazardous and sensitive sites/areas considering multi-sectorial dependencies
  • Communication technologies and interoperability
    • Interoperable next generation of broadband radio communication system for public safety and security
  • Ethical/Societal Dimensions
    • Impact of climate change in third countries on Europe's security
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