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					Proposal for EC 6FP Integrated Project



                          RISKMAN
       European Concept for Risk-Based Management of
            Industrial and Infrastructural Systems

                            Call for Subproject Proposals

Subproject proposals are expected to be in accordance with the RISKMAN Scopes and Objectives and
result in new technical and scientific results and radical innovations. The prime deliverables are
breakthroughs in new applicable knowledge to be transferred to industry and society for improved
security, safety, reliability and risk management.

The budget of a typical subproject is 100.000 Euro – 1.000.000 Euro for about 2-4 years and the
financial structure is according to the guidelines from EC for 6 Framework Programme on Integrated
Projects (http://fp6.cordis.lu/fp6/calls.cfm) for each organisation. The intention is to submit the
RISKMAN proposal to EC 6FP Thematic Priority Area 3. Safety and risk management are addressed in
the 6 FP in TP3: 3.4.3.2&3.4.4.3; TP2: 2.3.1.5&2.3.2.9; TP6: III.4&IV.2; Sect.4: 4.3.3.

The structure of the subproject proposal is below.

Deadline to submit subproject proposals (first version) to RISKMAN IP is Monday 3.2.2003. The
proposal should be submitted by email both to the RISKMAN coordinator Kenneth Holmberg and to the
related RISKMAN Research Area coordinator:
- RA1: Integrated Approach to Risk Management, Alexandar Jovanovic
             Email: aleksandar.jovanovic@mpa.uni-stuttgart.de Tel: +49-711-658-3007
- RA2: Systems Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics, Kenneth Holmberg
             Email: kenneth.holmberg@vtt.fi Tel.+358-9-4565370
- RA3: Human-Technology Interaction: Philippe Lubineau
             Email: philippe.lubineau@cetim.fr Tel. +33-344-673386
- RA4: Business Models Promoting Risk Management, Brian Spedding
             Email: bpspedding@QinetiQ.com Tel. +44-1252-396635
- RA5: Public Safety and Environmental Protection, Jan Meulenbrugge
             Email: j.j.meulenbrugge@mep.tno.nl Tel +31-55-549-3419
- RA6: Information Technology and Infrastructural Security; Frank Bomarius
             Email: bomarius@iese.fraunhofer.de Tel. +49-6301-707-121

Details about the RISKMAN Integrated Project and its preparation is found on the homepage:
http://www.vtt.fi/tuo/rm/user/start.htm (user: man and password: risk)

On behalf of the RISKMAN Core Group

27.1.2003

Kenneth Holmberg
RISKMAN coordinator
VTT Industrial Systems
Scope and Objectives for RISKMAN Integrated Project


Recent large accidents in Europe together with an increased need to reduce asset expenses, the high cost
of maintenance and production losses, the need to inhibit breakdown of electronic network
infrastructures and the problems in using modern and complex technology effectively have shown the
importance of systematic safety and reliability studies and their implementation.

The proposed research action will strengthen the European industrial competitiveness as a provider of
products, processes and services representing world excellence in terms of safety and reliability. The
action will:
- improve the safety and operational reliability of industrial and infrastructural systems,
- assist in modern asset management,
- generate new business models for machine manufacturers and service companies,
- strongly promote the development of extended products, including services and
- speed up the development of new technologies and business strategies in an enterprise network of
SMEs and large companies.

The main aim of the action is to develop an integrated approach to risk management of industrial and
infrastructural systems including technological, ecological, human behavioural and economic aspects.
The novelty of this approach is to integrate fields with strong experience, and high level safety and
reliability related knowledge and skills, with new business opportunities, with application of new
evolving technologies, and with legislation aspects to form a holistic concept.

The specific objectives are to improve the safety and reliability of industrial and infrastructural systems
by developing:
1. New tools to integrate life-cycle safety and reliability in the specification, architectures and design
and operation of new products, processes, safety devices and services.
2. New and improved tools to monitor and control on-line in-operation safety and reliability of products
and processes.
3. New tools to design human-technology interaction especially when modern information technology is
employed in the industrial environment.
4. Novel business models that promote effective risk and reliability management in networked operation
and safety management systems including strategic decision making.
5. Best practice recommendations for risk-based regulations.
6. Dissemination of the results and recommendations to implementers, interest groups and end users in
industry and in the society.
7. A new holistic Safety and Risk Management Grade - SRMG.
RISKMAN Research Areas

Research Area 1: Integrated Approach to Risk Management

                                                     TECHNICAL
                                                     “Probability
                            FINANCIAL                                 ENVIRONMENTAL
                                                      of Failure”
                          “Value at Risk ”                                “Hazard”




                                                                 N
                                                           RATIO
                         HUMAN                       INTEG
                       “Qualitative”




                                                                            SRMG =
                                             New Approach:              SAFETY AND RISK
                                             META-MODELLING              MANAGENEMT
                                                                            GRADE


Expected results:

RISKMAN Integrated Risk Management Concept = Integrates traditional technical
(Probability of Failure), environmental (Hazard), human behavioural (Qualitative) and
financial (Value at Risk) approaches by e.g. meta-modelling techniques

New knowledge about integration of complex production, network, organisational and
business risk management systems


Research Area 2: System Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics

                                                       WIRELESS AND        DIAGNOSTIC MUL-
                       NANO- AND MEMS                  REMOTE COM-
                          SENSORS                                           TIPLE SOURCE
                                                        MUNICATION           ALGORITHMS


                     INTELLIGENT
                       LEARNING                                            DISTRIBUTED
                       SENSORS                                    N
                                                            RATIO        AUTONOMOUS DIAG-
                                                      INTEG              NOSTIC NETWORKS

                   LOCAL AND RE-
                  MOTE DIAGNOSTIC
                     CENTERS

                                                                             LIFE-TIME
                                                     FOCUSED              PREDICTION AND
                          PROBABILITY               INNOVATIVE
                         CALCULATIONS                                        CONTROL
                                                   APPLICATIONS




Expected results:
New methods for lifetime prediction resulting in probability estimations of failure risks
of devices and systems

New techniques to use micro- and nanosensors and wireless communication in an
integrated way to monitor the condition and safety of devices

New knowledge about integrating multiplesensor and –system information for
diagnostic and prognostic purposes
Research Area 3: Human-Technology Interaction

                                              PSYCHOLOGICAL
                     RELIABILITY AND         AND SOCIOLOGICAL            PROBABILISTIC
                     DEPENDABILITY               ANALYSIS                CALCULATIONS
                        ANALYSIS




                                                            N               REGULATIONS
                   DECISION MAKING                    RATIO
                       MODELS                   INTEG                     AND MANAGEMENT
                   COGNITIVE WORK                                             SYSTEMS
                      ANALYSIS                                               STANDARDS




                        TOOLS FOR THE
                       IMPROVEMENT OF                                     HUMAN-BASED RISK
                                                    HUMAN                  ASSESMENT AND
                           HUMAN
                                                 COOPERATION              MANAGEMENT NEW
                        PERFORMANCE
                                              AND COMMUNICATION               METHODS
                                                   MODELS




Expected results:

New methods to measure and express risks related to human and technology
interaction with hybrid qualitative/quantitative techniques

A new approach of companies’ organization design, taking into account formal
management and informal norms and values (human behaviour based method).



Research Area 4: Business Models Promoting Risk Management

                                             LONG-TERM            SERVICE BUSI-
                        DELIVERING          AVAILABILITY        NESS ADDED VALUE
                         CAPACITY           AGREEMENTS             PRODUCTS

                                                                          PUBLIC OPINION
                                                                          RISKS - BRAND &
                        FINANCIAL                                           REPUTATION
                          RISKS                                                RISKS
                                                            N
                                                      RATIO
                                                INTEG
                                                                         RISK MANAGE-
                        SECURE                                          MENT BUSINESS
                    NETWORK/SYSTEM                                          MODELS
                       OPERATION


                                               STRATEGIC                SME - SAFETY
                              INNOVATIVE        DECISION               AND RISK MANA-
                               ACTIVITIES        MAKING                GEMENT GRADE




Expected results:

New techniques and methods for handling risk and uncertainty, to assist actors
(especially SMEs) with innovative activities and strategic decision making

Innovative, effective and robust business models that will deliver capacity, long-term
availability agreements and added value products, in an environment characterised by
multiple and interacting risks

New knowledge about the relationship between value, costs risks and safety
Research Area 5: Public Safety and Environmental Protection

                                         NATURAL AND              MEDICINE,
                                          MAN-MADE            HOSPITAL & HEALTH
                                            RISKS               RELATED RISKS

                                                                           DIAGNOSTIC,
                    INTEGRAL RISK ASS-                                     THERAPEUTIC
                    ESSMENT OF LARGE                                        STRATEGIES
                      SCALE SYSTEMS
                                                              N
                                                        RATIO
                                                  INTEG

                                                                            IMPROVED
                                                                             METHODS
                       CROWD AND PANIC
                          BEHAVIOUR
                                                                            SRMG =
                                           INFO. & COMM.,               SAFETY AND RISK
                                         DECISION SUPPORT                MANAGENEMT
                                         FOR EMENRGENCY                     GRADE
                                         RESPONSE TEAMS


Expected results:

New methods that integrate the risk assessment of threats on public security and
environmental safety with crowd and panic control and information systems for
emergency response teams

New solutions to make structures more resistant to disasters such as fires, explosions,
toxic and terrorist attacks

New knowledge about human behaviour and how to control it in emergency and panic
situations

Research Area 6: Information Technology and Infrastructural Security

                         SAFETY AND            DEPENDABILITY          CIVIL SAFETY
                       SECURITY FRAME-       OF IT AND COMUNIC.       AND SECURITY
                      WOKRS FROM NON-IT      INFRASTRUCTURES          APPLICATIONS
                           SECTORS

                                                                            ENVIRONMENTAL
                                                                           RISK MANAGEMENT
                      IT RISK
                                                              N             BY ADVANCED IT
                    MANAGEMENT                          RATIO
                                                  INTEG

                                                                             PUBLIC TRUST
                                                                            AND CONFIDENCE
                    IT SUPPORT FOR                                               IN IT
                   RISK MANAGEMENT
                  & DECISION SUPPORT
                                            SW TOOLS,                     NEW IT RISK MANA-
                                           PLATFORMS,                     GEMENT SOLUTIONS
                                          ARCHITECTURES                    AND SRMG FOR IT


Expected results:

New integrated methods and platforms for risk management of IT systems and
networks, for environmental management, and for civil security applications

New knowledge about the vulnerability of the different parts and functions in
information and infrastructural systems and how they can be estimated and controlled
from conception to demise

New methods to model interdependencies of critical infrastructures and dependability
of information and communication systems; methods, tools, platforms, architectures
that enable low risk / controllable risk IT solutions
Structure of subproject proposal (total length 4-10 pages, clarifying
pictures are welcome)
1.1 Subproject full title:
1.2 Subproject Acronym:
1.3 RISKMAN Research Area:

2.1 Proposing organisation:
2.2 Contact person name:
2.3 Address:
2.4 Tel:
2.5 Fax:
2.6 Email:
2.7 Web site:
2.8 Participating organisations and companies, name and country:

3. Proposal summary (1/3 page)

4. Objectives (1/3 page)

5. Deliverables (new products, new processes and services, radical innovations; prime deliverable is
expected to be a breakthrough in applicable knowledge to be transferred to industry and society)

6. Justification and potential impact (economic impact, direct and indirect economic benefits, European
dimension, training and education, conformity with EC societal objectives: quality of life, health, safety,
working conditions, employment, and environment)

7. Description of the work (technological approaches and methods, work tasks, their description,
deliverables and work effort in person months) marked according to the following components (RTD =
Research, technological development and innovation-related activities, DEM = Demonstration activities,
TRA = Training)

8. Partners involved, partner profiles (business idea, size, competence) and the role of each partner

9. Resources for total subproject and for each partner (resources needed: personnel, equipment etc; costs,
work effort in person months)

10. Duration (starting date, duration in months)

11. Financial plan

12. Other issues (e.g. ethical, gender, EC policy related issues)

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