BRIDGE at a Glance



  • Project full title:                Bridging resources and agencies in large-scale emergency management
  • Acronym:                           BRIDGE
  • Call (part) identifier:        FP7-SEC-2010-1
  • Theme:                              SEC-2010.4.2-1: Interoperability of data, systems, tools and equipment
  • Grant agreement no.:     261817
  • Total cost:                          € 18,075,144.20
  • EU contribution:               € 12,983,143.75
  • Starting date:                    1 April 2011
  • Duration:                            48 months
  • Coordinator:                      SINTEF (Norway)




The ultimate goal of BRIDGE is to increase the safety of citizens by developing technical and organisational solutions that significantly improve crisis and emergency management in the EU Member States. A BRIDGE platform will provide technical support for multi-agency collaboration in large-scale emergency relief efforts. The key to this is to ensure interoperability, harmonization and cooperation among stakeholders on the technical and organisational level.





The BRIDGE consortium consists of a well-balanced mix of cross-disciplinary academics, technology developers, domain experts and end-user representatives:

  • Stiftelsen SINTEF (SINTEF), NO (Project Coordinator)
  • Almende B.V. (ALMENDE), NL
  • CNet Svenska AB (CNET), SE
  • The Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Information Technology FIT (Fraunhofer FIT), DE (Technical Coordinator)
  • Lancaster University (ULANCS), UK
  • Crisis Training AS (CTAS), NO
  • SAAB Training Systems (SAAB), SE
  • Thales Nederland B.V. (THALES NL), NL
  • Alpen-Adria Universität Klagenfurt (UNIKLU), AT
  • Paris-Lodron Universität Salzburg (PLUS), AT
  • VSH Hagerbach Test Gallery LTD (VSH), CH
  • Technische Universiteit Delft (TUDelft), NL
  • Stockholms Universitet (SU), SE
  • Helse Stavanger HF (RAKOS), NO

For more information about BRIDGE partners, please see Consortium.





Project Coordinator:


Forskningsveien 1, Oslo


Tel.:               + 47 93 05 93 16             

E-mail: Dag.Ausen@sintef.no



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Upcoming Events

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Recent Deliverables

D06.1 - Design Pattern Library - is ready for browsing! Please visit the BRIDGE Design Pattern Library and submit new patterns at http://pattern-library.sec-bridge.eu/.
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Recent Publications

International Cooperation in Crisis Management – A European Perspective Large scale crises can influence many countries simultaneously as they may occur in or involve multinational regions.
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