BuildERS - Police University College
Eurooppalaisten yhteisöjen kriisinkestävyyden ja sosiaalisen pääoman vahvistaminen (BuildERS) sisältö englanti
Building European Communities’ Resilience and Social Capital (BuildERS)
The BuildERS project is designed to support contingency planning for natural disasters and serious man-made disruptive events. The specific objective is to identify individuals and groups in a vulnerable position and to reinforce their awareness of crisis and ability to recover. The project aims to find solutions for local residents and communities to improve their information exchange with the authorities, organizations and other actors – especially by utilizing social media and new technology. In addition, proposals for policy orientations and actions will be made during the course of the project.
Timescale: May 2019 – April 2022
Partners: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland (main coordinator) and 17 other organizations from Europe, the United States and Indonesia
Funding: European Commission’s Horizon 2020 programme. The total budget is approximately EUR 4.9 million, of which the Police University College’s share is approximately EUR 436,000.
Contact persons at the Police University College: Researcher Pirjo Jukarainen (Project Manager), Senior Researcher Jarmo Houtsonen, Director of Research Vesa Muttilainen (Security Chief for the project) and Senior Researcher Terhi Kankaanranta. Email addresses: [email protected]