INTRASOFT International SA
INTRASOFT International SA is a leading European, ISO 9001-certified company in the area of Information Technology and Communication services provision company, member of INTRACOM HOLDIGS Group that employees some 6,200 people in 21 countries around the world. It has a broad portfolio of business activities addressing a wide range of international and National, Public and Private Organisations. INTRASOFT has a successful track record of delivering very large and complex IT systems, proven expertise in conceptual system architecture, system design, advanced software engineering and development, Service-Oriented Architectures, systems integration, and project management; strong dissemination and exploitation potential, Public services’ implementation, Deliberation platforms, Opinion mining and Web 2.0 technologies.





The Public Health England is an independent organisation dedicated to protecting people’s health in the United Kingdom by providing advice and authoritative information to public, professionals and government. The PHE Emergency Response Department’s (ERD) Microbial Risk Assessment & Behavioural Science Unit (MRA&BS) is a specialist multidisciplinary group that provides scientific and technical solutions to underpin ERD’s broader remit (training, exercises, communications and strategic emergency response coordination in preparing for, and responding to, low probability, high impact public health protection issues, both for PHE, DH, NHS, and national and international stakeholders).



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CNR is the Italian National Research Council. It is a public organization active in the field of scientific and technological research since 1923. CNR fulfils its mission through a number of independent Institutes, centrally coordinated in thematic Departments. The two CNR institutes to take part in IMPRESS are: the Istituto di Analisi dei Sistemi ed Informatica "A. Ruberti" (IASI) and the Istituto di Biomedicina e Immunologia Molecolare « Alberto Monroy » (IBIM). IASI specialises in Biomathematics, Statistics, Algorithms and Networks, Data Bases, Knowledge Based Systems, Language and Programming theory, Optimization and Operations Research. BioMatLab (a part of IASI) specialises in biomathematics, statistics and mathematical modelling in medical areas and field medical expertise (through its affiliation with the local Emergency Surgery Service). IBIM is one of CNR’s medical institutes, doing research on epidemiology of broncho-pulmonary and other chronic non-communicable diseases and more. IBIM will contribute medical and epidemiological expertise to the IMPRESS project.





ADITESS LTD is a scientific, consulting and research company, whose purpose is to conduct theoretical and applied research and to produce studies, in strategic and tactical level. ADITESS will provide expertise concerning aftermath on crisis events, emergency management situations, critical infrastructure protection, health services, transportation security and border management (monitoring and surveillance), state of the art modeling solutions and after-action reports and lessons learned.




Satways Ltd. is an SME dedicated to develop integrated Geospatial command and control solutions for Security, Safety and Site Management applications and for first responders (Police, Coast Guard, Emergency Medical Service, civil protection and fire & rescue operations), critical public infrastructure protection, transportation security and border monitoring. STWS has a strong experience from participating in large scale (Olympics-scale) Public Safety projects, delivering Geospatial Incident Management, Computer Aided Dispatch and Resource Management Systems to various End-Users.





The institute has tradition in parallel computing. IICT-BAS has participated in the developed of the common platform for emergency calls - 112 number in Bulgaria. This was a cooperation project between IICT-BAS and the ministry of Emergency Situations in Bulgaria. Also there is a team working on the ecological effects on the air quality in different cases including the risk of forest fires in areas where waste storage places are situated. The institute works closely with the Medical academy in Bulgaria and run on parallel the cancer structure development in the human body and run simulations for the body reaction when using different pharmaceutical medical treatments. In IMPRESS proposal IICT-BAS will contribute as end user role by close working with the Petrich General Hospital, where tests, validations and scenario models can be applied. IICT-BAS will support all stages related to the stakeholder implementation phase and will actively participate in the dissemination processes after the common event between Greece and Bulgaria.





The Center for Security Studies (KEMEA) has been established as the Greek Ministry’s of Public Order and Citizen Protection think tank on security policies. KEMEA is a scientific, consulting and research agency, whose purpose is to conduct theoretical and applied research and to produce studies, particularly at a strategic level, on issues concerning security policies. KEMEA has strong experience in Emergency Management situations, and vocational Training Programs of Personnel of the Public Security and Safety Agencies in Greece (e.g. for the Athens 2004 Olympic Game design and implementation phase of 224 Special Training Programs for more than 75.000 people). KEMEA has been analysing all the Crisis Events which had occurred in Greece and producing after-action reports and lessons learned on behalf of the Ministry. All staff members have extensive and thorough experience and expertise in the broader area of Emergency and Crisis Management. KEMEA has the ability (under its constitution law) to utilise the resources (personnel and assets) of the supervised Agencies of the Greek Ministry of Public Order and Citizen Protection.




Fraunhofer Institute for Transportation and Infrastructure Systems IVI


The Fraunhofer Institute for Transportation and Infrastructure Systems IVI is part of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, which is a non-profit organization for applied research in Germany, promoting the link between scientific research and industrial implementation. Its research activities are conducted by 67 institutes and research units at locations throughout Germany. More than 70 percent of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft’s contract research revenue is derived from contracts with industry and from publicly financed research projects. Almost 30 percent is contributed by the German federal and Länder governments in the form of base funding, enabling the institutes to work ahead on solutions to problems that will not become acutely relevant to industry and society until five or ten years from now. Fraunhofer has research centers and representative offices in Europe, USA, Asia, and the Middle East.

Fraunhofer IVI

Founded in 1992, the Fraunhofer IVI is an institute for applied research in the field of transportation and infrastructure. The institute is operating in a wide array of transport-related research and development topics, ranging from the fields of electromobility, traffic planning and traffic ecology, traffic information, vehicle propulsion and sensor technologies, but while also incorporating traffic telematics, the information and communication sectors as well as disposition and logistics. Currently, about 90 scientists, engineers and an additional 50 students work at Fraunhofer IVI with an annual budget of about 8.2 million euros (2013). Customers are the EC, governments, authorities, transport operators and companies including bus manufacturers and other transport-related industry.


ECOMED bvba is a private enterprise specialised in research, clinical practice, policy development, risk assessment and consultancy in the field of major incident management, emergency medicine, toxicology, environmental and occupational health and safety. In the field of occupational health and safety, ECOMED provides services and support with respect to preventive medicine and medical follow-up, industrial toxicology, general risk assessment, work related sanitary and ergonomic measures and psychosocial support. In IMPRESS, it will provide Major Incident Management and operational aspects of health emergencies, Biomedical, Clinical, Psychosocial and Public Health issues of emergencies, Ethical issues of Emergency Management.


AS CYPRUS COLLEGE LIMITED (European University Cyprus, Center for Risk, Safety and the Environment -CERISE)
European University Cyprus (EUC – prior Cyprus College) is the first higher private educational institution to be established in Cyprus. The Centre for Risk, Safety and the Environment (CERISE) of EUC was established in 2011. CERISE’s mission is to promote to the wider public and the local SME (industrial and business) communities the values and necessities of safety. To provide to the local SME (industrial and business) communities applied solutions, executive training and consulting. To create a new generation of highly educated researchers and scholars in the areas of Risk, Safety and the Environment. CERISE aims to foster high level research and development, to provide tailor made services to the local and wider business and industrial community and finally to establish itself as a provider of high level educational output in the areas of safety and risk assessment in the micro and macro environment.   CERISE is a founding member and coordinates the Cyprus Safety Platform. CERISE is a member of the European Technology Platform in Industrial Safety (ETPIS).
 EKEPY was founded in 2004, initially in order to cover the needs of the Olympic Games. The establishment of the EKEPY is under the law 3370/2005, articles 15 & 16. EKEPY is the main operational tool for the Minister of Health. The role of EKEPY is the supervision and coordination of all healthcare services (public and private), especially in crisis situations, as well as the recreation of National Health Policies (Policy maker).EKEPY has an extended field of action, including management of emergency medical services system, Public health, humanitarian approach to victims of natural or manmade disasters, health coverage of major events and European cooperation.





This project has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement no 608078.