Paderborn Fire Department tests the use of drones with the INSPIRE research project

On the 18.08.2021, test flights of a drone will take place in the surroundings of the Fire and Rescue Station North as part of the research project Integrated Safety Pilot Region (INSPIRE). The test flights will be carried out together with the project coordinator, safety innovation center e.V., and those…

safety innovation center at ISCRAM 2021

The safety innovation center had the opportunity to present first work results from the EU project LINKS (“Strengthening links between technologies and society for European disaster resilience”) at this year’s ISCRAM conference (Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management), which took place virtually from May 23-26, 2021. The ISCRAM community…

Integrated safety pilot region provides digital support for firefighters in operations

Firefighting exercise demonstrates potential of digitization in civil emergency response Firefighters and other emergency response organizations need fast, easy and targeted access to all relevant information in order to be able to provide the best possible assistance to the population at all times. Many individual digital solutions are only of…

First virtual LINKS conference

On Friday, 2nd July 2021, the first LINKS conference will take place to present and discuss the results of the first project year. The safety innovation center is responsible for one of the three knowledge bases (Disaster Community Technologies) and the LINKS Community Center in the LINKS project (“Strengthening links…

INSPIRE Exercise in May

Finally on May 26, 2021, the INSPIRE exercise planned long in advance will take place. The focus will be on a fire operation in which the fire department’s incident commander will be supported by the INSPIRE.app. The app networks existing information on the incident from various sources and makes it…

INSPIRE at the 3rd Virtual Conference “Digitization in Communities – Smart City regionally, nationally and internationally”

On March 30, 2021, the 3rd virtual conference took place under the motto “Digitization in Communities – Smart City regionally, nationally and internationally”. In addition to the development and implementation of digital pilot projects, the focus here was on the continuous exchange with communities in North Rhine-Westphalia. The first focus…

Internship completed successfully

The topic “Potentials and risks for fire departments in the use of social media” was the focus of Jan Säck’s internship. He was able to gain insights into our diverse areas of activity for four weeks in February 2021.In particular, he worked in our two research projects INSPIRE and LINKS.…

Merry Christmas!

With the launch of the EU project LINKS, a successful milestone in INSPIRE and the move into our new office, we look back on some highlights of an exciting year under special conditions. We wish all project partners, researchers and visionaries a peaceful holiday season and a happy new year!