The Search and Rescue (S&R) is a community comprised of first responders, rescuers and scientific experts that focus on the development of specialized disaster-management instrumentation. The community leads the S&R Project which is funded by the EU Horizon 2020 Framework Programme. Τhe purpose of the S&R project, in particular, is to design, implement and test through a series of large scale pilot scenarios a highly interoperable, modular open architecture platform for first responders’ capitalising on expertise and technological infrastructure from both COncORDE and IMPRESS FP7 projects. The governance model of S&R is designed to operate more effectively and its architectural structure allows to easily incorporate next generation R&D and COTS solutions which will be possibly adopted in the future disaster management systems. The Model also supports a unified vision of the EU role and will provide a common framework to assess needs and integrate responses. The framework will enable supportive approach using a wider range of decisional support features and monitoring systems and will also give to first responders an effective and unified vision of (a) the dynamic changes going on during event’s lifetime and (b) the capabilities and resources currently deployed in the field.
Read more about the project here: https://search-and-rescue.eu/
The Search and Rescue project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 882897Read more
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