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!

New office space

We are very happy to announce that we have moved to a new office! Since November we are centrally located at Alte Torgasse 10 in Paderborn. Our office floor is on the top floor, where we can be productive above the roofs of Paderborn. The opening celebration will be held…

INSPIRE at the event “Digital Services – from Communes for Communes”

On the 19.11.2020, the Digital Model Region East Westphalia-Lippe hosted the virtual event series entitled “Digital Services – from communes for communes”. The series was initiated by the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Innovation, Digitalisation and Energy of the State of NRW (MWIDE) and KDN, the association of municipal IT service…