GET became a member of the Disaster Resilience Innovation Cluster – Defkalion (DRIC Defkalion). Having already in our portfolio targeted solutions related to the field of Climate Change, but also participation in a variety of research projects that address the topic of Climate Change in various fields (LifeASTI, Adapt2CC, YANTAS, LIFE URBANPROOF, ADAPT2CLIMA, Climascape, KASTOM, GET considers its participation in this cluster entitled “Innovative Partnership for the Protection and Safety of Environmental Risks” to be particularly important, aiming to tackle climate change by taking adaptation measures to mitigate its effects.

DRIC Defkalion focuses its interests on the following Areas of Activity:

  • Atmospheric Modelling, Meteorological and Ocean Forecasts and Climate Change Scenarios
  • Earth Observation, GIS Applications, and Spatial Analysis
  • Disasters’ impact assessment and development of mitigation solutions
  • Information and Communication Technologies
  • Systems and Procedures for enhancing Operational Preparedness, Efficiency and Security
  • Risk, hazard and vulnerability assessment
  • Decision support and feasibility assessment
  • Training and Consultation
  • Interoperability Issues

DRIC Defkalionis coordinated by, the Institute of Communication and Computer Systems (ICCS) of the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) of the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), and of 37 members