H2020 SU-INFRA01-2018-2019-2020 A Greek Transmission System Operator (TSO) is searching for other TSO partners notably interested in the field of prevention,detection,response and mitigation of combined physical and cyber threats to critical infrastructure

REQUEST from Greece, reference: RDGR20180508001, valid from 08-05-2018 untill 15-07-2018

Research & Development
  • Start date:
    8 mei 2018 (3 weken geleden)
  • End date:
    15 juli 2018
  • Summary:
    A Greek Transmission System Operator (TSO) has been setting up a consortium to answer H2020 SU-INFRA01-2018-2019-2020 call. The company is searching for other TSO companies under a research partnership agreement, aiming to develop an instalation specific approach that will adress all critical factors needed to secure existing or future, public or private, connected and interdependent power and distributionm installations, plants and systems
  • Description:
    A large Greek company, which is operating in the production and transmittion of electric power, intends to submit a proposal under the topic: H2020 SU-INFRA01-2018-2019-2020. Disruptions in the operation of our countries’ critical infrastructure may result from many kinds of hazards and physical and/or cyber-attacks on installations and their interconnected systems. Recent events demonstrate the increase of combined physical and cyber-attacks due to their interdependencies. A comprehensive, yet installation-specific, approach is needed to secure existing or future, public or private, connected and interdependent installations, plants and systems. Budgetary constraints on both the public and private sectors mean that new security solutions must be more accurate, efficient and cost-effective, and possibly more automated than the ones currently available.

    Proposal should cover the forecast, assessment of physical and cyber risks, prevention, detection, response, and in case of failure, mitigation of consequences (including novel installation designs), and fast recovery after incidents, over the life span of the infrastructure, with a view to achieving the security and resilience of all functions performed by the installations, and of neighbouring populations and the environment. The proposal should deal to assess all aspects of interdependent physical and cyber threats or incidents. Also the cascading risks resulting from such complex threats.

    The project will assess and develop improved real-time, evidence-based security management of physical and cyber threats, taking account of the ageing of existing infrastructure. Additionally it will provide scenarios and recommendations for policy planning, engagement of the civil society, and investment measures encompassing all aspects of prevention, detection, response and mitigation. The specific proposal will focus on installations belonging to power plants and distribution infrastructure. The main objective is a development of a DSS (Decision Support System) software that will adress all forecast, assessment of physical and cyber risks, prevention, detection, and response factors. The installation-specific, approach is needed to secure existing or future, public or private, connected and interdependent installations, plants and systems.

    Innovative methods should be proposed for sharing information with the public in the vicinity of the installations including through social media and with the involvement of civil society organisations, for the protection of first responders such as rescue teams, security teams and monitoring teams, and for ensuring service continuity.

    The Greek company is looking for TSOs from other countries, owning power and distribution infrastructure to participate in this project. The type of collaboration is research partnership agreement.

    The deadline for Expressions of Interest is the 15th of July 2018.
    Call deadline: 23th August 2018.
Partner Sought
  • Type of Partnership Considered:
    Research cooperation agreement
  • Technical Specification or Expertise Sought:

    The Greek company is looking for Transmission System Operators (TSOs) owning power and distribution infrastructure. The project will help them to secure their existing or future power and distribution installations, plants and systems.

    The partership will be research cooperation agreement.

    >500 MNE,251-500,>500

  • Development stage:
    Proposal under development
  • IPR Status:
  • Market keywords:
    Manufacturing/industrial software
    Power grid and distribution
    Energy Storage
    Energy Distribution
  • Technology keywords:
    Computer Software
    Building Automation Software
    Plant Design and Maintenance
    Generators, electric engines and power converters
    Fire Safety Technology
  • NACE keywords:
    Production of electricity
    Transmission of electricity
    Distribution of electricity
    Computer facilities management activities
  • Advantages and Innovations:
  • Type and Size of Organisation:
    Industry >500
  • Already Engaged in Trans-National Cooperation
  • Year Established:
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  • Languages spoken
    • English