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ASSISTANCE at the DRS Information Day – State of Play and Way Forward

Today ASSISTANCE was presented by its coordinator Dr. Federico Carvajal to over 100 participants of the DRS Information Day – State of Play and Way Forward, organised by DG HOME within the activities of the Community of European Research and Innovation for Security (CERIS). The event has provided an insight to main research-related recommendations and […]

June 14, 2021


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Publication of ASSISTANCE Newsletter 2

The second issue of ASSISTANCE Newsletter has been published and is available for download here. The Newsletter covers summary of the activities and accomplishments in the second year of the project implementation and some highlights  on the work in progress as well as dissemination and clustering activities. Get more to know about ASSISTANCE and read […]

May 31, 2021


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As part of the activities to ensure open access of publications and data resulting from the project, ASSISTANCE partner ETRA has created a ZENODO community, where all the project dissemination materials can be found (public deliverables, conference papers, posters, journal articles, magazine articles, brochures, etc.). Zenodo is a general-purpose open-access repository developed under the European […]

March 15, 2021


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Survey for First Responders on risk perception and resilience

A survey on risk perception and resilience has been developed within works in WP8, seeking contribution from different First Responders (Fire Fighters, Law Enforcement Officers, Paramedics, EMT’s) both in the ASSISTANCE consortium and beyond. The information collected will inform research being conducted by the University of Cantabria to explore the influence of gender on job […]

January 19, 2021


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White paper on sex & gender analysis in the ASSISTANCE project

Andrea Iannone and prof. Antonio Carnevale from CyberEthics Lab. in partnership with prof. Arturo Cuesta Jimenez of the University of Cantabria have just published a white paper on gender in search and rescue, where they analyse differences in risk perception and encourage new inclusive approaches in search and rescue.  The publication is accesible via ASSISTANCE […]

January 18, 2021


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First version of the ASSISTANCE Evacuation Management Suite

ASSISTANCE partner Universidad de Cantabria (UC) has published an overview of the  first version of the Evacuation Module developed in the project. The GIDAI group at the UC has been undertaking intensive research, technology transfer and training activities in the field of human behaviour in emergency conditions and fire science for the last 20 years. This […]

December 15, 2020


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Clustering Webinar on New Technologies for First Responders

Today, ASSISTANCE was presented along its sibling projects of the DRS-02 topic at the Clustering Webinar on New Technologies for First Responders organised by the Public Safety Communications Europe Forum (PSCE). 7 DRS-02 projects were presented in the webinar: Search&Rescue CURSOR ASSISTANCE RespondDrone SIXTHSENSE RESPOND-A INGENIOUS The objective of the webinar was to allow the […]

December 3, 2020


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ASSISTANCE at the 5th DroneTech World Meeting 2020

5th DroneTech World Meeting 2020 was held on 6-7 November in an online format, co-organised by one of the ASSISTANCE project partners – CNBOP-PIB. The event, which is the largest event in Poland devoted to drones, autonomous and unmanned vehicles, cosmonautics, artificial intelligence and all new technologies related to the development of a smart metropolis […]

November 13, 2020


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ASSISTANCE presented at 15th meeting of Community of Users

ASSISTANCE will be presented at the 15th meeting of the European Commission’s Community of Users on Secure, Safe and Resilient Societies, which has been organised in an online format on 15-17 September 2020. ASSISTANCE will be presented during two sessions – on the 15th September at 14.10 in the DRS – Natural Hazards session (presentation […]

September 14, 2020


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FASTER project teleconference

On August 31, 2020, ASSISTANCE partner ŁUKASIEWICZ-PIAP participated in an introductory teleconference of the H2020 project FASTER, which addresses the challenges associated with the protection of First Responders in hazardous environments, while at the same time enhancing their capabilities in terms of situational awareness and communication. ŁUKASIEWICZ-PIAP was invited to take part in the teleconference […]

September 3, 2020


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