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This project has received funding from the European Union's 7th Framework Programme for Research, Technological Development and Demonstration under Grant Agreement (GA) N° #607798

Trial Guidance Methodology developed to provide consistent system for assessing Crisis Management solutions

Trials using TGM test solutions in simulated real-world emergency scenarios

Portfolio of Solutions offers access to Crisis Management solutions

THE DRIVER+ PORTFOLIO OF SOLUTIONS

Online database of crisis management solutions gives practitioners access to huge range of advanced technology

DRIVER+ launches Crisis Management Innovation Network Europe (CMINE)

CMINE will foster Crisis Management networking, knowledge sharing, solutions access and innovation

DRIVER+ Releases Comprehensive Final Project Report

Report covers all key outputs of the DRIVER+ project, offering guidance, resources and support for Crisis Managers throughout Europe and the world

tHE DRIVER+ Advanced Crisis Management Conference is coming up (February 19/20, 2020, Brussels)

Stay tuned to learn about new approaches and solutions for dealing with climate change-related threats such as wildfire and floods

Online registration is now closed. To register or for any inquiries, please send your details in an email to abele@arttic.eu

Image credit: DELWP (Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning), State Government of Victoria, Australia

The DRIVER+ Advanced CRISIS Management Conference, 19/20 February, Brussels

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Trialling Crisis Management Solutions

Overview

The DRIVER+  Advanced Crisis Management Conference will bring together policy makers, solution providers, and crisis management practitioners and experts – the perfect networking occasion for the European Crisis Management community.

The DRIVER+ Advanced Crisis Management Conference will give you an exciting overview on the project’s achievements and results:

 

  • Discover and put DRIVER+ key outcomes and trialled solutions to the test
  • Benefit from roundtables, demonstrations, exhibitions, and high-level keynotes
  • Learn more on the DRIVER+ lasting impact and how you can benefit – for example by joining the DRIVER+ CMINE community (www.cmine.eu) or by becoming an early adopter of a DRIVER+ solution

Supporting, testing, exercising and disseminating new and improved approaches for protecting public safety across Europe

Driver+ is Driving Crisis Management innovation, skills development and collaboration

Driver+ Driving Crisis Management innovation, skills development and collaboration

Overview

GOVERNMENTS AND POPULATIONS ARE INCREASINGLY AWARE OF THE THREATS TO PUBLIC SAFETY POSED BY CLIMATE CHANGE – IN PARTICULAR WILDFIRES AND FLOODING -, EARTHQUAKES, TERRORISM AND INDUSTRIAL ACCIDENTS. DRIVER+ IS A PAN-EUROPEAN COOPERATION PROJECT TASKED WITH PROMOTING MAJOR NEW, SCIENCE-BASED IMPROVEMENTS IN CRISIS MANAGEMENT RESPONSE CAPABILITIES.

The project’s scope includes the promotion and trialling of advanced technologies and other crisis management solutions in realistic scenarios, the development of scientifically based trial methodologies, the building of cooperative information sharing networks (CMINE), and the establishment of a network of Centres of Expertise.

Technology, Volunteering, Pan-European Cooperation

Trialling Crisis
Management Solutions

Trialling Crisis Management Solutions

Overview

At a number of events staged throughout Europe, specialist Crisis Management teams have trialled a diverse range of different solutions under realistic conditions. These trials, held in Poland, France, The Netherlands and Austria, are helping Crisis Managers identify proven technologies and approaches for saving lives, protecting communities and caring for volunteers.

This is critically important work for a future in which climate change-related events – wildfires and floods – are likely to increase in frequency and severity, as well as persistent threats from earthquakes and terrorism.

A database of Crisis Management Solutions supporting enhanced Crisis Management best practice  

The DRIVER+ Portfolio of Solutions

The DRIVER+ Portfolio of Solutions

Overview

DRIVER+ HAS RECENTLY DEVELOPED AN ONLINE PORTFOLIO OF SOLUTIONS. THIS SITE DOCUMENTS AND PRESENTS DETAILS ON SOLUTIONS TESTED AND EVALUATED DURING THE DRIVER+ TRIALS. IT ALSO ALLOWS FOR THE INTRODUCTION OF THIRD-PARTY SOLUTIONS ALREADY USED BY PRACTITIONERS OR RELEVANT TO CRISIS MANAGEMENT

The Portfolio of Solutions also facilitates the sharing of user experiences, supporting the successful implementation and usage of solutions for other practitioners.

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The DRIVER+ Portfolio of Solutions
The DRIVER+ Portfolio of Solutions
PoS Portfolio of Solutions

Supporting capability development and innovation management

Centres of Expertise

Centres of Expertise

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Supporting capability development and innovation management
CoE Centre of Expertise

Overview

DRIVER+ is promoting the development of a network of Centres of Expertise

A Centre of Expertise (CoE) is an organisation operating in the domain of Crisis Management and Disaster Risk Reduction that acts as the primary contact point for practitioner organisations at the national or regional level, supporting their capability development and innovation management. A CoE may choose to adopt either the whole suite of DRIVER+ outputs or only some of its components.

A shared platform for promoting knowledge sharing and collaboration

Building CMINE, the Crisis Management Innovation Network Europe

Technology, Volunteering, Pan-European Cooperation

Overview

The Crisis Management Innovation Network Europe (CMINE) is a Community of Practice that fosters innovation and enhances a shared understanding in the fields of Crisis Management and Disaster Risk Reduction in Europe. CMINE is creating an umbrella network of stakeholders active in Crisis Management by linking existing projects, networks and initiatives. By doing so, CMINE reduces fragmentation, generates ideas and helps to identify innovative solutions to improve European resilience.

Objectives:

  • REDUCE FRAGMENTATION IN THE CRISIS MANAGEMENT LANDSCAPE
  • FOSTER SYNERGIES
  • IMPROVE MARKET UPTAKE OF CRISIS MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS
  • FACILITATE KNOWLEDGE EXCHANGE

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A shared platform for promoting knowledge sharing and collaboration
CMINE - Fostering innovation in Crisis Management

News

CMINE TOP 3 INNOVATIVE SOLUTION COMPETITION – RESULTS

And the winner is … CrowdTasker ! Followed with an equal number of points by the Scenario enabled Psychological First Aid (PFA) training and eHealthPass  Congratulations to the solution providers and thanks to everyone that participated to the competition! The three...

Social Media

Dr. @Kees_Boersma of @VUamsterdam on strengthening the link between technology and society for European disaster resilience. #DrivingInnovation

Making #Europe safer is our shared priority & the support of @EU_Commission is bringing tangible results thanks to multistakeholder initiatives like @DRIVER_PROJECT says Angelo Marino of @REA_research. The citizens of #EU will benefit as Centers of Excellence carry on the legacy.

Ready for the second day of the Advanced #CrisisManagement Conference! Opening by Angelo Marino from @REA_research - ‘Safeguarding Secure Society’ unit. #DrivingInnovation

Matching solutions to gaps methodology presented by @Denis_Havlik at the @DRIVER_PROJECT final conference to enable #DrivingInnovation in crises management. Learn more here https://www.driver-project.eu/discover-our-results/portfolio-of-solutions/

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