"RESCUER defines a new trend in the market of software solutions for emergency and crisis management by supporting mobile crowdsourcing information (semi-)automated data analysis, and ad-hoc communication.”
Karina Barreto Villela, Fraunhofer – IESE and EU Coordinator of Rescuer Project
Aims to develop a smart and interoperable computer- based solution for supporting emergency & crisis management, with a special focus on incidents in industrial areas & large-scale events, benefiting all players in an emergency situation.

Project Timeframe
From 01-10-2013 to 31-10-2016


  • Targeted and appropriate, in terms of risk exposure, interaction with the crowd at the place of the incident.
  • Semi-automatic aggregation & analysis of multimedia data.
  • Optimised combination of intuitive metaphors for visualisation and manipulation of information.
  • Semi-automated, but customised to the target audience communication of the incident.
  • Ad-hoc communication among people in the crowd.

expected RESULTS

On Technology
  • New trend in the market: Smart & wireless platform; plethora of data sources, semi-automated analysis.
  • Results with potential for becoming de-facto standards: UI guidelines & interaction model; reference architecture and ad-hoc communication.
On Economy
  • Reduction of adverse consequences in people‘s lives (economy & environment).
  • Better image of the incident due to usage of modern technologies: effective and efficient emergency & crisis management.

project postcard


Reliable and Smart CrowdSourcing Solution for Emergency and Crisis Management

The RESCUER project has received funding from the European Union's Seventh Framework Programme (call FP7-ICT-2013-10.2) and from the Brazilian Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Cientíco e Tecnológico (CNPq)

European Grant No: 614154
Brazilian Grant No: 490084/2013-3 MCTI/CNPq Nº 13/2012



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