Partner projects

The Mediterranean & Black Sea Security Practitioners’ Network


The aim of MEDEA is to engage a critical mass of security practitioners and actors including first aid responders, border guards, national police, civil protection teams, humanitarian workers, defence entities and other interested stakeholders in efficient cooperation with cross-discipline entities from other countries. The expected result would be the effective response to all security threats common to the Mediterranean and Black Sea region.
The requirements from all four communities will be featured as inputs (regional operational needs) in the Mediterranean and Black Sea Security Research and Innovation Agenda (MSRIA).

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Danube River Region Resilience Exchange Network


DAREnet is a network of practitioners dealing with flood resilience in the Danube River Region, supported by a continuously evolving multi-disciplinary community of stakeholders consisting of policy makers, academics, industry and many more.The DAREnet project will enable Flood Management Practitioners in the Danube River Region
to connect and exchange with national and European stakeholders in a truly collaborative environment;
to identify and analyse by and for themselves relevant innovation gaps;
to translate the gaps into a joint innovation strategy to improve flood resilience in the future.


Network Of practitioners For Emergency medicAl systems and cRitical care


NO-FEAR proposes to bring together a pan-European network of practitioners, decision and policy makers in the medical and security fields. They will collaborate to achieve a common understanding of needs, as well as – in collaboration with academia and industries – increase the EU innovation potential that could better fill the operational gaps and recommend areas for future innovations.

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European Network of CBRN Training Centers


The overall goal of the eNOTICE project is to establish a European network of CBRN training, testing and demonstration centres aiming at enhancing CBRN training capacity for improved preparedness and incident response through increased collaboration between CBRN training centres and practitioners’ needs-driven CBRN innovation and research.


PReparedness against CBRNE threats through cOmmon Approaches between security praCTItioners and the VulnerablE civil society


The main goal of the PROACTIVE project is to enhance preparedness against and response to a CBRNe incident through a better harmonisation of procedures between various categories of practitioners, and a better understanding of the needs of vulnerable citizen groups.
Within PROACTIVE, a Practitioner Stakeholder Advisory Board (PSAB) and a Civil Society Advisory Board (CSAB) have been created and are under continuous expansion.
The project activities and research methods include several systematic reviews, surveys, focus-groups, workshops and field exercises for which the PSAB and CSAB will provide valuable insight.

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The main objective of the MELODY project is to define, develop and deploy a harmonised CBRN training curriculum for first responders and medical staff, including ambulance drivers, paramedics and emergency room (ER) personnel. The target group includes members of agencies that are responsible for dealing with emergencies, being unintentional or intentional releases of CBRN, which require immediate action. The training curriculum should provide a clear picture of the possible consequences and effects and how to act together in a safe and effective and efficient way.