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July 28, 2016 - posted in News

IMPROVER partners met with Oresund region living lab actors in Copenhagen to discuss communication practices and hold an expert elicitation in Copenhagen on the 14th of April 2016. The meeting started with a welcome presentation of IMPROVER by Project Coordinator David Lange, describing the advantages for associate partners participating in the project. Next, a semi-structured … Continue reading Technical meeting in Copenhagen

June 23, 2016 - posted in Results

The current deliverable presents the results of the work carried out under Task 4.1 and aims to provide critical infrastructure operators with a set of criteria to be used during disasters, based on the expectations of the public, in order to both increase social resilience and help establish performance objectives in order to increase critical … Continue reading Deliverable 4.1 Social resilience criteria for critical infrastructures during crises

June 23, 2016 - posted in Results

In the recent years, the focus has moved from critical infrastructure protection to that of resilience. But how do we know whether a critical infrastructure is resilient or not, how can it be evaluated, measured and enhanced?   Drawing on, combining and developing the ideas of the existing literature and practices, the current report develops … Continue reading Deliverable 2.2 Report of criteria for evaluating resilience

June 23, 2016 - posted in Results

The project, in collaboration with the JRC’s European Reference Network for Critical Infrastructure Protection have planned to organise three annual workshops for CI operators and with a theme related to IMPROVER.   This is the report of the first workshop of the series. It outlines the planning and the minutes of the workshop, as well … Continue reading Deliverable 1.4 First operators workshop

June 23, 2016 - posted in Results

This is the first version of the IMPROVER Lexicon of Definitions. It is the result of the first phase of the international survey conducted by the project and it gathers several resilience concepts and their definitions, as well as other key related terms. We envisage that this will be a dynamic document; that is to … Continue reading Deliverable 1.2 First draft of a lexicon of definitions

June 23, 2016 - posted in Results

In recent years, the concept of resilience started to dominate strategic, operational as well as political domains of modern societies. Living in highly interconnected environment, where layers of infrastructures, people and economic interests interact creating both opportunities and vulnerabilities, different countries around the world turned towards resilience practices to reduce vulnerability of their critical infrastructures … Continue reading Deliverable 1.1 International Survey

April 25, 2016 - posted in News

In only 2 days we will have our first ERNCIP / IMPROVER workshop on resilience for critical infrastructures. Project partners will be meeting with infrastructure operators and experts from around Europe to discuss resilience and how it can be applied to critical infrastructure. We’re all very excited about it! The agenda is available here. We’ll … Continue reading 1st ERNCIP / IMPROVER workshop

April 15, 2016 - posted in News

IMPROVER partners spent two sun-filled days in Barreiro, Portugal with our living lab partners in order to see first-hand the municipal water network as well as to discuss communication practices and hold an expert elicitation. IMPROVER partners were welcomed by Barreiro Municipal Water Management living lab partners Rui Teixeira, David Cabanas, and João Soares. A … Continue reading Technical Meeting in Barreiro

April 15, 2016 - posted in News

With blue skies and unseasonably warm weather, the IMPROVER project met with several living lab partners at the Port of Oslo on the 28th of January 2016 to discuss project goals and communication practices, as well as hold an expert elicitation. In the morning, Project Coordinator David Lange presented the IMPROVER project to Camilla Furuholmen … Continue reading Technical Meeting in Oslo

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