General Partner description

The Disaster Competence Network Austria (DCNA) is a cooperation platform of universities and research institutions in the field of security and disaster research. The aim of the DCNA is to transfer scientific insights into practice through collaborative research and education activities with stakeholders, as well as providing information to decision-makers in the event of a disaster.

Role in TREEADS project

DCNA will be actively involved in the TREEADS Pan-European Pilot Campaign to facilitate the end user involvement and more specifically support the Austrian pilot. DCNA will also participate in project management, as well as understanding the lifecycle of wildfires with scientific expertise. Further contribution will be to the organizational, structural, and sociotechnical factors for the TREEADS ecosystem building and an active support of outreach and awareness generation.

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