Day after day we read and hear in the media about natural disasters, accidents and terrorist attacks. Such news items are a stark reminder of how vulnerable our society is. The objective of safety researchers is to provide people and the environment with the best possible protection from threats. They adopt a long-term approach in order to gain control of all the different phases that occur in a disaster, focusing on early detection, prevention, direct protection and quickly overcoming the consequences of a disastrous event.
Safeguarding critical infrastructure
Energy, water, food, fuel, information, transportation – Fraunhofer is devising solutions and strategies to safeguard our critical infrastructure.