TAURUS

Transatlantic initiative to increase the visibility of German system solutions for urban resilience and security


   
Institution Fraunhofer Institute for High-Speed Dynamics Ernst-Mach-Institut (EMI)
Location Freiburg, Germany
Since 1959
 

 

Network manager  Daniel Hiller 
Partners
  • National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine, Washington D.C., USA
  • Northeastern University, Boston, USA
  • Stevens Institute of Technology, New York City, USA
Thematic focus
  • Energy, resources and infrastructure systems
  • Interface technologies
Target country USA
Target groups
  • Municipal utility companies
  • Urban planning authorities
  • Private sector
  • Research institutions

 

What we offer

We are Europe’s largest organization for applied research and offer high class expertise in translating industry demands into tailor-made research projects on various levels of technology readiness. We also offer extensive track records in designing and managing large international research initiatives and projects.

Looking for

We are looking for exchanges of ideas with urban planners, decision-makers, infrastructure operators and research communities. Furthermore, we would like to identify potential research partners in the United States for joint research activities.

Smart city challenges addressed

  • Complexity and vulnerability of smart, interconnected urban infrastructure
  • Preparing urban areas for unexpected adverse events
  • Enabling various stakeholder groups to successfully implement resilience solutions and concepts

Smart city solutions offered

  • Smart city solutions in the field of urban resilience for potential partners
  • Tools for urban resilience planning and resilience management
  • User-friendly software solutions and innovative planning methods for increasing the robustness of urban infrastructures against multiple hazards

Contact

Firm

Fraunhofer

Institute for High-Speed Dynamics, Ernst-Mach-Institut (EMI)

Name

Daniel Hiller

Address

Eckerstra├če 4

79104 Freiburg

Germany

Telephone

work Phone
+49 (0)761 - 2714488

E-Mail

URL

Website
www.emi.fraunhofer.de