Skip to content

ARCSAR - Arctic and North Atlantic Security and Emergency Preparedness Network

ARCSAR is a five-year project funded by the EU Horizon2020 Research and Innovation Programme. The project is lead by Joint Rescue Coordination Center Northern Norway (JRCC NN) including 21 partners from 13 differents countries. The ARCSAR network will address the Arctic and North-Atlantic (ANA) region, preparing to cope with the Security and safety threats that will result from increased commercial activity in the region including traffic through the Northern passages, cruise traffic, and offshore oil and gas activity. This project will establish the first formal Arctic and North Atlantic Security and Emergency Preparedness Network. The network will be primarily for professional security and emergency response practitioners operating in the Arctic and the North-Atlantic region.

  • Implementation date9/1/2018 - 5/31/2023
  • FunderH2020 Societal Challenges
  • Research areaCoherent security
  • Project typeInternational RDI

The ARCSAR project will:

  • Establish and support a new Arctic and North Atlantic Security and Emergency Preparedness Network
  • Gain an increased understanding of target areas for improvements in security and emergency capabilities
  • Monitor innovation and research for better security, disaster risk and crisis management
  • Investigate more efficient use of competence development infrastructure for practitioners and other actors
  • Identify critical barriers, gaps in capacity, competence and infrastructure of professional security and emergency response practitioners
  • Identify common platforms and opportunities for join emergency response in the region
  • Stimulate partnership for sufficient response capability

 logo

EUHorizon2020logo_786571.jpg

Contact person