- CIEM aims at improving emergency and disaster management by leveraging the potential of new technologies and the digital revolution.
- Starting from understanding the needs of emergency managers and responders worldwide we build solutions that enable reliable communications, joint sense making as well as efficient and effective decision support.
- By combining expertise from Big Data, Engineering, Network Technologies, Information Management, Decision Support, Critical Infrastructures, Sensemaking and Social Media we build solutions for next generation responders.
Projects and programmes
Integrated system for real-time TRACKing and collective intelligence in civilian humanitarian missionslied for improving information sharing and collaboration in emergency preparedness and management. I
Funded by H2020-BES 2015.
Reaching Out 2016-2019
Demonstration-of EU Effective Large Scale Threat and Crisis Management Outside The EU
Funded by H2020 Secure Societies
Collective Platform for Community Resilience and Social Innovation during Crises
Funded by H2020- ICT10 2015
Smart Mature Resilence 2015-2018
Funded by H2020 Secure Societies DRS-7-2014 Crisis management topic 7: Crises and disaster resilience – operationalizing resilience concepts.
CIEMCOE (CIEM towards Centre of Excellent Research) 2013-2016
CIEMCOE is a project where CIEM aim to position itself strategically for the next Centre of Excellence call. Funded by RFF Agder.
Previous projects and programmes
The SmartRescue project explores how smartphone technology can be used for threat assessment and evacuation planning in acute crisis situations. Funded by Aust-Agder Competence and Development Fund and University of Agder.
The SmartEMIS project focuses on how mobile devices such as smart phones combined with different forms of social media can be applied for improving information sharing and collaboration in emergency preparedness and management. Funded by Competence Development Fund of Southern Norway and University of Agder
- SmartRescue 2012-2015
CIEM is engaged in project proposals on the topics of disaster management, community resilience, ICT, climate change and security. We target both European projects in Horizon 2020 as well as national or regional funding.
- Sintef ICT
- Forsvarets forskningsinstitutt
- ISCRAM - Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management
- University of Duisburg Essen
- University of Colorado Boulder
- Tecnun Univerisidad de Navarran
- Tilburg University
- University of Nebraska Omaha
- École Nationale Supérieure des Mines d’Albi-Carmaux (Mines Albi)
Public authorities and responders
- County Governor of Aust-Agder and Vest-Agder
- Kristiansand municipality
- Østre Agder Fire department
We are interested in strengthening our collaboration with researchers and practitioners - if you are interested, get in touch and contact us at (email@example.com)
Members in the group
- Bjørn Erik Munkvold
- Christian Webersik
- Jaziar Radianti
- Jose J. Cabeza Gonzalez
- Martina Comes
- Baltasar Beferull Lozano
- Morten Goodwin
- Vimala Nunavath
- Vladimir A Oleshchuk
- Parvaneh Sarshar
- Mehdi Ben Lazreg
- Mihoko Sakurai
- Tim A. Majchrzak
- Devendra Bahadur Thapa
- Mohammad Tafiqur Rahman
- Kristine Steen-Tveit