The project comprises 9 partners from 6 countries, including key players from industry and academia.

University College Cork, National University of Ireland, Cork

The Centre for Resilience and Business Continuity (CRBC) within Business Information Systems (UCC-BIS) is a world-class multidisciplinary research group focusing on: IS, Security, Decision-making, Mobile technology, Emergency Management (EM) and learning. It specialises in developing decision-making tools that support: learning, security and healthcare professionals in order to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of public health services and business across all sectors.

The ASSERT (Application of Science to Simulation Education and Research on Training) for Health Centre at UCC represents the next phase in development of the Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) for health professionals. ASSERT enhances UCC‘s capability to lead Irish and European endeavours in the domain of TEL (mainly applied to simulation and e-learning).

Contact person: Karen Neville

Magen David Adom in Israel

Magen David Adom in Israel is the National Emergency Medical Service (EMS) for the state of Israel, National Blood Service and the National Red Cross Society. MDA serves 7.8 million inhabitants (the Israeli population) through 11 state of the art operations centres with a highly advanced C4I system, a fleet of around 900 vehicles (basic and advanced life support ambulances, a medical evacuation helicopter, and special operations appliances – all train, motorcycles) all tracked through localisation systems.

Contact person: Chaim Rafalowski

Future Analytics Consulting Limited

Future Analytics Consulting Limited (FAC) is a chartered spatial planning, research and economic consultancy specialising in evidence-led studies and analysis covering all aspects of strategic regional and urban planning.

Contact person: William Hynes

Health Service Executive HSE

HSE is the coordination office of An Garda Síochána (the Irish National Police), the Health Service Executive (HSE), and the Local Authorities (Fire Service, Civil Defence Engineering Services) for all interagency emergency planning activity in the region. This includes planning and exercise for Major Emergencies, Critical Infrastructure, Seveso Legislation, Liaison with national and international partners.

Contact person: Cian O'Brien

Lunds Universitet

Lund University has a long and vibrant history covering almost 350 years. Lund University is a research intensive university belonging to the League of European Universities (LERU) and the International Universitas 21. The Department of Informatics at Lund University strives to be recognized as a leading informatics research centre in Europe. Research in informatics in Lund is multi-disciplinary in its approach and has a strong international focus in terms of research issues and general involvement.

Contact person: Sven Carlsson

Regional Agency for Public Health and Social Well-being

The Northern Ireland Public Health Agency is a multi-disciplinary, multi-professional body with four key functions:
Health protection, including Emergency Preparedness & Response;
Health and social wellbeing improvement;
Public health support to commissioning and policy development;
HSC research and development.

Contact person: James Devlin

Technische Universität Graz

The Knowledge Technologies Institute (KTI) at the Graz University of Technology (TUGraz) undertakes interdisciplinary research on Knowledge Management and Technology Enhanced Learning in a broad spectrum of domains, integrating technological and application-oriented perspectives, including cognitive and social science aspects. The technology-oriented research stream focuses on acquiring, managing, and applying semantic metadata and ontologies.

Contact person: Alexander Nussbaumer

University of Vienna

The University of Vienna was founded in 1365 and is the oldest university in the German-speaking world and one of the largest in Central Europe.

The Faculty of Business, Economics, and Statistics is ranked 2nd in the field of Business Administration in the German speaking countries. The Department of Innovation and Technology Management has one special focus in health care management both in research and teaching.

Contact person: Marion Rauner