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IMG-S – EARTO Joint Position Paper on Resilience in Security Research

posted Mar 16, 2017, 8:45 AM by Marco Manso

This document is published by the Integrated Mission Group for Security (IMG-S) and the Security Research Group (SRG) of the European Association of Research and Technology Organisations (EARTO) as a joint position paper on Resilience in Security Research, being in line with the objectives of the H2020 Secure Society Work Programme and other relevant actions and initiatives in the sector, taking into account the need to link security research to capacity planning and capability insertion for resilience. 

Save the Date: SMI2G 2017

posted Dec 24, 2016, 8:27 AM by Marco Manso

As in previous years, the Security Mission Information & Innovation Group (SMI2G) is organising a two-day event in Brussels to discuss on the upcoming 2017 Secure Societies calls of Horizon 2020. This brokerage event will provide a unique networking platform to stimulate innovative ideas and facilitate the creation of consortia. All Secure Societies topics will be represented.

This event will be held on Thursday 2nd and Friday 3rd February 2017. This year the SMI2G is kindly hosted by Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL) in Brussels.

Please register here. For any inquiry please contact us at smi2g@eos-eu.com.

IMG-S – EARTO Joint Position Paper on RTD, Innovation and Industry for Secure Societies

posted Feb 22, 2016, 8:14 AM by Marco Manso

This document presents a joint position from members of the Integrated Mission Group for Security (IMG-S) and the European Association of Research and Technology Organisations (EARTO) on the analysis of the RTD, Innovation and Industry for Secure Societies.

This position paper has considered the following background information:

  • the overall policy goals of the Europe 2020 Strategy, the European Union (EU) growth strategy for the next ten years supporting the European ambition to become a smart, sustainable and inclusive economy with associated societal and economic benefits in terms of safety, security, quality of life, well-being, productivity, employment and social peace;

  • the EU Security Industrial Policy, promoting innovation and competitiveness in the security industry sector, with one of the highest growth and employment potential in Europe;

  • the principles and guidelines set out in the EU Internal Security Strategy (ISS) for dealing with security threats, namely organised crime and cross border illegal activities, through an integrated strategy;

  • the respect of privacy and civil liberties as outlined in the European Cyber Security Strategy for secure information sharing and processing, upholding EU's core values and fundamental rights, including the protection of personal data. 

IMG-S Report on Futures of First Responders Systems

posted Oct 8, 2015, 6:47 AM by Marco Manso   [ updated Oct 8, 2015, 6:50 AM ]

The IMG-S has produced a document presenting thoughts and perspectives on future next generation First Responder (FR) systems as a result of new scientific breakthroughs, technological developments, trends and innovations in the field. Its purpose is to share ideas and contribute to debates towards identifying research needs for the next 5 years in FR systems.

IMG-S position paper Recommendations for H2020

posted Oct 8, 2015, 6:43 AM by Marco Manso   [ updated Oct 8, 2015, 6:43 AM ]

The IMG-S has published a document proposing H2020 recommendations to:
  • Allow a strategic and efficient work programme to be developed and implemented based on lessons learnt in the FP7 experience. 
  • Establish high-level objectives for the H2020 work programme. 
  • Address relevant IPR aspects. 
You may access the document by downloading the below file.

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