Impact – WP8

In brief: WP 8 focuses on securing the broad societal, economic, and scientific impact of RISE; an impact which is both demonstrable and long-term. This process will start on day one of the project, continue throughout, and expose all activities in RISE to an ongoing dialogue targeting stakeholder and end-user needs. Supported by the RISE stakeholder panel, WP8 adopts an interdisciplinary and multi-hazard user perspective and translates all RISE outputs and deliverables into tangible products and services, useful for and used by a wide range of stakeholders. WP8 contains a comprehensive set of communication, dissemination, exploitation, and decision-support actives, prioritised in relation to what is needed to maximise impact:

  • RISE will implement and periodically review a comprehensive Plan for the Exploitation and Dissemination of Results (PEDR).
  • Standardisation is a key enabler of interoperability and community uptake. RISE will define protocols and standards (e.g., meta-data, web-services) for automated broadcasting and accessing dynamic risk information.
  • RISE will enrich existing operational services and create new services at the local, national, and European level. Longterm operation of services will be ensured through national agencies and EPOS.
  • RISE offers a wide range of dissemination and external communication activities, including workshops, best practise series or reports and a web page.
  • Technology and knowledge transfer are important contributions to exploitation and dissemination. This includes interaction with industrial partners, capacity building, training, and establishing good practise.

Lead: ETH Zurich

Participants: GFZ, INGV, IMO, UNIBO, UNIVBRIS, UEDIN, UNINA, BIU, EUCENTRE, EMSC, UGA, UCAM, BOUN, ST-I, UniBg, QUAKE

Contact: Michèle Marti