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We bundle Austria’s expertise in the field of security- and disaster research

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Disaster Competence Network Austria is a cooperation platform of universities and research institutions in the field of security and disaster research.


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EduSafe project launch

By Isabel Anger

We are currently faced with disasters on an almost daily basis. Be it floods, forest fires, droughts, or the Covid 19 pandemic - we need to foster resilience in disasters to cope with catastrophes. Raising awareness is essential! That’s why experts in youth work, educators, and institutions in the field of risk management united in the project EduSafe EU to evaluate best practices to support the process.

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Horizon Europe

By Isabel Anger

After Horizon 2020, the next European funding program has launched: Horizon Europe, with a total budget of EUR 95.5 million for the years 2021-2027, the most important funding program for research in innovation in the European Union. As in the previous program, great importance is attached to international cooperation in R&D and innovation projects.


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