The STRATEGY H2020 Project: Our Outcomes and Achievements

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Facilitating EU pre-Standardisation process Through streamlining and vAlidating inTeroperability in systems and procEdures involved in the crisis management cYcle Authors: Souzanna Sofou, Spyros Athanasiadis, Georgios Sakkas, Dario Ruiz, Giannis Chasiotis, Leonidas Perlepes, Ilias Gkotsis, Alessia Golfetti, Katerina Valouma, Gabriel Pestana, Tiago Rocha da Silva, Panagiotis Michalis, Danai Kazantzidou-Firtinidou The STRATEGY project is coming to an […]

Enhancing Crisis Management Interoperability: Standardizing Digital Chain-of-Custody for CBRN-E Events

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In the realm of crisis management, where swift and efficient communication can mean the difference between life and death, the concept of interoperability takes center stage. One particularly complex area within this context is the management of Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosives (CBRN-E) events. These events demand seamless collaboration between various entities responsible for public […]

The Critical Role of Inclusive Technology For Communication in Crisis and Disaster Management

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Effective communication is paramount in crisis and disaster management, as it ensures coordinated response efforts, aids in the distribution of essential information, and safeguards the well-being of affected communities. With the advent of inclusive technology, our approach to crisis communication has undergone a transformative shift, allowing for more comprehensive and accessible communication strategies. In crisis […]

STRATEGY organises an Interoperability Workshop on Crisis Management and Civil Protection


On 27-28 April 2023, the STRATEGY project held workshops in Berlin on Interoperability, and Crisis Management and Civil Protection. This combined event incorporated a workshop discussing the ethical and social implications of the pre-standards. Keynotes were delivered by Professor Knut Blind (TU Berlin & Fraunhofer ISI), Christian Resch (DCNA, Austria), Carl Daniels (JESIP, UK), and […]


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The STRATEGY project collaborated with various EU-funded projects to organise the RISE-SD2023 Conference which took place in Rhodes (Greece) from 29 May to 1 June and served as an EU Research and Innovation showcase in Civil Protection & Defense. More than 200 attendees from various parts of the European Union, including high-level representatives, researchers, industry […]

How should results be exploited? STRATEGY partners explore exploitation strategies

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On 31 May 2023, STRATEGY partner Pertti Woitsch, CEO of Woitsch consulting, led a workshop at the RISE conference on exploitation of project results. The workshop began with an important question: what does exploitation actually mean, and is it different to communication and dissemination? Indeed, while dissemination and communication are about the promotion of results […]

Preparing The Public: Early Warning Systems and Emergency Response

Command & Control and Early warning systems Modern crisis management involves gathering all information related to the crisis and the coordination of several teams, often of distinct disciplines. Today, this data gathering and team coordination is carried out with Command & Control Systems that show to the response teams the information available live and let […]

Enhancing the efficiency of response in civil protection crises – Join STRATEGY’s interoperability event in Rome

We are delighted to announce that STRATEGY’s 1st Interoperability event will be organised in Rome on the 15th of February 2023. The event will focus on the importance of interoperability among stakeholders facing civil protection crises and elaborate on current practices, challenges and research activities towards enhancing the efficiency of response in civil protection crises. […]