Call for proposals for disaster-resilience: safeguarding and securing society, including adapting to climate change - 2015 H2020-DRS-2015 Closed!

Objectives

The Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (2014-2020) is implemented by specific programme and work programmes. 
 
The “Societal challenges” responds directly to the policy priorities and societal challenges that are identified in the Europe 2020 strategy and that aim to stimulate the critical mass of research and innovation efforts needed to achieve the Union's policy goals. 
 
The specific objective is to fully exploit the potential of Europe's talent pool and to ensure that the benefits of an innovation-led economy are both maximised and widely distributed across the Union in accordance with the principle of excellence.
 
Funding shall be focused on the following specific objectives: 
  • Health, demographic change and well-being.
  • Food security, sustainable agriculture and forestry, marine, maritime and inland water research. and the bioeconomy.
  • Secure, clean and efficient energy.
  • Smart, green and integrated transport.
  • Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials.
  • Europe in a changing world - Inclusive, innovative and reflective societies.
  • Secure societies - Protecting freedom and security of Europe and its citizens 

Actions

Actions foreseen within this call for proposals include the following topics:
  • DRS-01-2015: Crisis management topic 1: potential of current and new measures and technologies to respond to extreme weather and climate events
  • DRS-03-2015: Crisis management topic 3: Demonstration activity on large scale disasters and crisis management and resilience of EU external assets against major identified threats or causes of crisis
  • DRS-06-2015: Crisis management topic 6: Addressing standardisation opportunities in support of increasing disaster resilience
  • DRS-09-2015: Disaster Resilience & Climate Change topic 1: Science and innovation for adaptation to climate change: from assessing costs, risks and opportunities to demonstration of options and practices
  • DRS-10-2015: Disaster Resilience & Climate Change topic 2: Natural Hazards: Towards risk reduction science and innovation plans at national and European level
  • DRS-11-2015: Disaster Resilience & Climate Change topic 3: Mitigating the impacts of climate change and natural hazards on cultural heritage sites, structures and artefacts
  • DRS-12-2015: Critical Infrastructure Protection topic 1: Critical Infrastructure “smart grid” protection and resilience under “smart meters” threats
  • DRS-13-2015: Critical Infrastructure Protection topic 2: 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
  • DRS-14-2015: Critical Infrastructure Protection topic 3: Critical Infrastructure resilience indicator - analysis and development of methods for assessing resilience
  • DRS-15-2015: Critical Infrastructure Protection topic 4: Protecting potentially hazardous and sensitive sites/areas considering multi-sectorial dependencies
  • DRS-18-2015: Communication technologies and interoperability topic 1: interoperable next generation of broadband radio communication system for public safety and security
  • DRS-22-2015: Ethical/Societal Dimension topic 3: Impact of climate change in third countries on Europe's security.

European community funding

The Community provisional funding available for the call for proposals is:

  • 93,07 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 27 August 2015 - 4 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Disaster-resilience: safeguarding and securing society, including adapting to climate change – 2015 (Legal base)

Organisations eligible to participate

Opened to the following bodies or institutes with legal status established in the covered areas:

  • Any legal organisation

Covered areas

Bodies or institutes must have their registered legal seat in one of the countries taking part in the Programme which are:

  • European Union (EU)

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for Research

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