ARCSAR

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Funding:Programme; Horizon 2020. Call; SEC-21-GM-2016-2017 - Pan European Networks of practitioners and other actors in the field of security. Funding amount €3.5M
Timeline:Start; Q2 2018 (TBC). Duration; 5 years
Coordinator:Hovedredningssentralen Nord-Norge">Hovedredningssentralen Nord-Norge
HALPIN Team:Project Manager & lead researcher; Rob Lynch
Overview:ARCSAR - Arctic and North Atlantic Security and Emergency Preparedness Network. The project will establish international best practice and propose innovation platforms for the professional security and emergency response institutions in the Arctic and the North-Atlantic. The focus is on increased interaction in targeted networks between the professional institutions, academia and the innovators in the preparedness service and equipment industry. ARCSAR will monitor research and innovation projects and recommend the uptake and the industrialization of results, express common requirements as regards innovations that could fill in capability and other gaps and improve theirperformance in the future, and indicate priorities as regards common capabilities, or interfaces among capabilities, requiring more standardization. The project will look into the need for enhanced measures to respond to composite challenges including surveillance of and mobilization in case of threat situations, and emergency response capability related to search and rescue (SAR), environmental protection, fire fighting, and actions against terror or other forms of destructive action.
Theme(s): Maritime Operations; Safety & Security
Partners: 20 partners across 12 countries:
Hovedredningssentralen Nord-Norge , Landhelgisgæsla Íslands , MRCC Torshavn , Maritime and Coastguard Agency , Center for Arctic Study and Policy , Maritimt Forum Nord SA , Rescue Coordination Centre NZ , Deutsche Gesellschaft zur Rettung Schiffbrüchiger , Kystvakten, Norwegian Coast Guard , Norwegian Coastal Administration , Meteorologisk Institutt , Nord Universitet , University of Portsmouth Higher Education Corporation , Lapin Ammattikorkeakoulo OY , Association of Arctic Expedition Cruise Operators , E-GEOS SPA , Admiral Makarov State University Maritime and Inland Shipping , Laurea-Ammattikorkeakoulu OY , Memorial University of Newfoundland , PolarQuest AB
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