The SCORE consortium is coordinated by the Institute of Technology Sligo – ITS (Ireland) and brings together 28 world-leading organisations spread across 12 countries.
SCORE partners come from academia, local authorities, RPOs, and SMEs encompassing a wide range of skills, including environmental science and policy, climate modelling, citizen and social science, data management, coastal management and engineering, security, and technological aspects of smart sensing research.
University College of Cork
University College Cork (UCC) is a leading research and higher education institution in Ireland, with a strong track record in Marine Renewable Energy. UCC is one of the leading partners of MaREI, the Marine and Renewable Energy Centre Ireland; it also owns and manages, through its Environmental Research Institute, the National Ocean Test Facility (NOTF-LIR) in Ringaskiddy, in the outskirts of Cork. The research centre involved in the project will be the Environmental Research Institute (ERI) and, in particular, MaREI (Marine and Renewable Energy Ireland).
Main role in the project: WP1 leader, contributes to WP3
Main contact: Prof Gregorio Iglesias
Institute of Technology, Sligo
Institute of Technology Sligo is a state-funded third-level educational institution with an important role in driving economic and social development in the Northwest of Ireland. Three main research groups in IT Sligo will be working on SCORE: the Mathematical Modelling Research Group (MMRG); the Centre for Environmental Research Innovation and Sustainability(CERIS); and the Centre for Precision Engineering and Manufacturing Research (PEM).
Main role in the project: Coordinator, WP10 leader and leader of the Sligo CCLL
Main contact: Salem Gharbia
Sligo County Council
Sligo County Council is responsible for the monitoring and management of bathing waters. The Council plays a central role in supporting economic development especially promotion of tourism. It protects and manages biodiversity, landscape and geological heritage.
Main role in the project: co-leader of the Sligo CCLL
Main contact: Siobhan Gillen
M.B.I. S.r.l.is a private company with experience and interests in Business Analytics and Optimization, providing customized solutions for Risk Management, Business Intelligence and Optimization. It collaborates with the satellite operators and SatCom ecosystem in a wide variety of innovative solutions in the area of hybrid satellite/terrestrial networks, entertainment, applications for mobile or automotive devices.
Main role in the project: WP8 leader, SCORE Innovation manager
Main contact: Attilio Vaccaro
University College Dublin
University College Dublin is one of Europe's leading research-intensive universities. The research is interdisciplinary in nature with a wide variety of theoretical approaches, involving academics with a diversity of backgrounds, principally in the areas of design and planning, city-making and place-making, GIS and urban modelling, sociology, public health, regional and urban planning, transport planning, surveying and urban economics, and environmental economics.
Main role in the project: WP4 leader, leader of the Dublin CCLL
Main contact: Francesco Pilla
Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies
IHS is the Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies at Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR), the Netherlands. Its mission is to develop human and institutional capacities to reduce poverty and improve the quality of life in cities; investing in urban professionals who make cities work. Operating on a global scale, IHS offers post graduate education and training, advisory services and applied research. More than 60 years of experience has developed IHS into the leading international knowledge centre in the field of urban management and urban planning.
Main role in the project: WP2 leader, contributes to WP7
Main contact: Elena Marie Ensenado
Universidad de Alicante
The University of Alicante (UA) is one of the fastest growing universities in Spain with several research groups in many knowledge areas and 13multidisciplinary Research Institutes. UA has.vast experience in implementing EU funded projects in different programmes and areas. The team involved in SCORE belongs to the Civil Engineering Department.
Main role in the project: leader of the CCLL of Benidorm
Main contact: Luis Aragonés Pomares
Naider Análisis y Acción Socio-económica, S.L.
Naider is a private institution aiming to developing SMART ECONOMIES, co-create INNOVATIVE AND INCLUSIVE CITIES, and co-lead processes towards environmental sustainability. With a focus on local and regional development strategies and initiatives, Naider aims at developing actions that activate our society in terms of economic promotion, local competitiveness, and environmental sustainability.
Main role in the project: WP2 co-leader, co-leader of the Basque Country CCLL
Main contact: Juan Iglesias
OARSOALDEA, S.A. is a public capital society of the City Councils of Lezo, Oiartzun, Pasaia and Errenteria, four municipalities located within the province of Gipuzkoa, in the Basque Country region, Spain. Its objective is to advance towards the construction of collaborative strategies between these territories. The mission of Oarsoaldea is to lead the Territorial Development Strategy, as well as the economic activity of the municipalities and their people, creating quality jobs and enhancing the cooperation between entities among different sectors.
Main role in the project: co-leader of the Basque Country CCLL
Main contact: Ainara Lasarte
RED has a strong experience in developing probabilistic local and regional disaster risk assessment models for long term and near real time loss estimation of natural disasters and climate-related perils. RED expertise ranges from the development of hazard, vulnerability and exposure models to the design of financial products for building stock and infrastructure.
RED will bring to SCORE its experience in risk assessment and risk management.
Main role in the project: WP6 leader
Main contact: Paola Ceresa
Università di Pisa
The University of Pisa (UNIPI) is one of the most renowned public educational institutions in Italy, boasting 20 departments with high level research centres in the sectors of agriculture, physics, computer science, engineering, medicine and veterinary medicine.
The research center of the University of Pisa will participate in SCORE activities through the "Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell'Informazione" (DII) covering all fields of Information Technology (IT): Electronics, Applied Electromagnetism, Communication Systems, Computer Engineering, Robotics and Automation, and Biomedical Engineering.
Main role in the project: WP5 leader
Main contact: Filippo Giannetti
Laboratorio Di Monitoraggio e Modellistica Ambientale per lo sviluppo sostenibile – LaMMA
LAMMA is a public research consortium, owned by the Tuscany regional government (Regione Toscana - RT) and the National Research Council (CNR). It has institutional tasks of environmental monitoring and alert, and research tasks in the field of meteorology, climatology, wave and ocean modelling, atmospheric and marine pollution, water resources, earth observation and geomatics, firstly focused on the innovation and upgrading of the operational services at regional scale.
Main role in the project: WP3 leader
Main contact: Alberto Ortolani
University of Gdansk
The University of Gdańsk is the largest educational institution in the northern part of Poland.
Its Department of Limnology is the only limnology department in Poland, with research focusing on: lakes and coastal areas management, managing their resources and environmental monitoring. The team of the Department participates in scientific and research projects as well as researches and implementations undertaken jointly with local governments and institutions dealing with nature protection.
Main role in the project: UG will provide the Polish case study for WP1, WP2 (CCLL), WP4 and WP9.
Main contact: Jacek Barańczuk
Câmara Municipal de Oeiras
The municipality of Oeiras is a local government authority having in its organic structure the Territorial Intelligence Office (GIT) whose director is the SCORE project manager. The GIT has the mission of contributing to a more connected and intelligent territory through the general coordination of the implementation of a Spatial Data Infrastructure (IDE), ensuring the existence, maintenance and updating of the Municipal Geographic Information System (SIGM). Its mission is also to coordinate and prepare all strategic studies of a territorial nature as well as the creation of a municipal land registry and base map.
Main role in the project: co-leader of the Oeiras CCLL
Main contact: Ana Maria Oliveira
University of Samsun (SAMU) is an established State University aiming to contribute and bring a new breath to the Black Sea region of economic, cultural and social life. The department involved in SCORE is the Faculty of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Department of Metereological Engineering. It will contribute to key themes of the project such as climate change, adaptation and mitigation, hydrological and meteorological research.
Main role in the project: leader of the Samsun CCLL
Main contact: Neslihan Beden
Diputacion de Barcelona
Barcelona Provincial Council (DIBA) is a local government that promotes the progress and well-being of citizens in its territorial area. It acts directly by providing services and, above all, in cooperation with the municipalities. DIBA gives technical, financial and technological support to the municipalities so all of them can provide quality services to all citizens. At the same time, DIBA coordinates municipal services and organizes public services at the supramunicipal level.
Main contact: Carlos González
Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Council
Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council (DLRCOCO) was established as one of the 4 local Councils in the Dublin region. Even though the County is spatially the smallest County in Ireland covering an area of 125km2 it has a remarkable range of natural and cultural assets ranging from our 17 kilometres of spectacular coastline to upland areas of outstanding natural beauty including the Dublin Mountains. Flood management is a major challenge for DLRCOCO due to water treatment, the impact on transport infrastructure and the impact on tourism.
Main role in the project: leader of the Dublin CCLL
Main contact: Conor Mark Dowling
Euronovia is a French consulting company (SME) specialized in supporting EU funded projects with activities related to management and communication and dissemination of project results. Euronovia has also a strong expertise in writing grant applications in response to Horizon Europe call for proposals.
Main role in the project: WP9 leader
Main contact: Laura De Nale
Znanstveno-raziskovalno središče Koper
The Science and Research Centre (SRC/ZRS) is an one of the leading public research institution founded by the Government of the Republic of Slovenia. Its basic activities are interdisciplinary research, as well as preparation of expert studies, organisation of scientific and professional conferences, publishing and librarianship. The SRC/ZRS consists of 10 academic Institutes and 7 Infrastructural units, among which Public Opinion Research Centre and Centre for Project Management provide indispensable support for efficient research and project implementation. The academic institute involved in the SCORE is the Mediterranean Institute for Environmental Studies (MIOS). Its interdisciplinary research team combines biology and life sciences, biotechnology, environmental philosophy and pedagogy, gender and cultural studies, environmental humanities, socio-economics, food and health studies experts.
Main role in the project: leader of the Piran CCLL
Main contact: Shé M. Hawke
Technická univerzita v Košiciach
Technical University of Košice (TUKE) provides its environment with a scientific and technological knowledge base, innovation and workforce in order to shape a prosperous and sustainable future and a high quality of life. TUKE caters for a wide range of educational needs not only in the East-Slovak region, but throughout Slovakia and Central Europe, as in many specializations it is the only centre of education and research in this area.
Main role in the project: contributes to WP1 and WP3.
Main contact: Martina Zelenakova
Serveis de Suport a la Gestió (ENT)
Serveis de Suport a la Gestió, SL (ENT Environment and Management) is a consultancy and research centre based in Vilanova i la Geltrú (Barcelona, Spain) committed to environmental innovation. The team is made up of experienced engineers, graduates, postgraduates and PhDs from different fields related to environmental management, including industrial engineers, environmental scientists, and ecological and environmental economists, among others. Our mission is to contribute towards a more sustainable society from a social, economic and environmental perspective by studying and implementing innovative approaches in the following areas of expertise: Economics and the Environment; Energy and Climate Change; Marine Policy; Waste; and Political Ecology.
Main role in the project: WP7 leader, leader of the Province of Barcelona/ Vilanova i la Geltrú CCLL
Main contact: Luís Campos Rodrigues
Pro. Ge. Com. S.r.l.
Progecom is a private company based in Carrara (MS), Italy. It is a consulting firm that provides professional services to public authorities and is a Partner of Anci Toscana (the regional department of the National Association of Italian Municipalities). They mainly cooperate with Italian municipalities, managing institutional communication and civil protection projects, especially focused on emergency planning and on the development and management of web GIS systems and platforms. These solutions are specifically designed to improve and streamline communications with citizens in order to enhance people resilience and promote a culture more focused on civil protection across municipalities.
Main role in the project: leader of the Massa CCLL
Main contact: Federico Binaglia
Tero is a research focused company offering a combination of expertise in business and technology. Tero supports its partners to develop new products and technologies, new work methods and organizational processes. The services of Tero span the full life cycle of a project, from conceptualisation and strategic planning to project implementation and management. Tero focuses on technologies and projects that have a positive impact on the environment and on social welfare. They also assist their clients to incorporate environmental and social responsibility principles into their strategy and operations.
Main role in the project: contributes to WP1, WP5 and WP7
Main contact: Stratos Arampatzis
ERINN Innovation Limited
ERINN Innovation is a young dynamic Irish SME established in March 2017. ERINN Innovation takes the knowledge learnt from almost 30 years of experience in the EU funding landscape to the forefront of its activities, bridging the gap from science to policy, industry and society. Working with innovative environmental, health and sustainable science projects, ERINN Innovation specialises in ensuring that new knowledge is effectively transferred to create maximum positive impact across multiple sectors.
Main role in the project: contributes to WP2, leader of exploitation activities (WP9)
Main contact: Rochelle Caruso
IST-ID - Associação do Instituto Superior Técnico para a Investigação e Desenvolvimento
The Association of Instituto Superior Técnico for Research and Development (IST-ID) is a private not-for-profit institution, which primarily aims at carrying out Science and Technology activities, fostering knowledge transfer and promoting the involvement of national and foreign researchers, both at national and international levels, in RD&I projects in their areas of expertise. IST-ID carries out RD&I activities in major areas which are associated with challenges with a strong impact on society. These are strongly interdisciplinary areas in nature crossing different fields of engineering, science and technology and architecture.
Main role in the project: leader of the Oeiras CCLL
Main contact: Maria Manuela Portela
City Council of Vilanova i la Geltrú
The City Council of Vilanova i la Geltrú (VNG) is the local government of the city. Placed 45 km south form Barcelona, it has more than 7km of coast. The City Council activities are organised into 5 main lines: Friendly City Council, Social Justice, Cultured and Creative City, Citizen Proposals, Balanced and Well Connected Territory and Responsible Economic Stimulation. The last two lines are the most linked with SCORE, as they include environmental and innovation respectively. The Environmental Department will deploy this work and it is the main department involved in the project.
Main role in the project: leader of the Province of Barcelona/ Vilanova i la Geltrú CCLL
Main contact: Gemma Roset Juan
European Network of Living Labs IVZW
The European Network of Living Labs (ENoLL) is a global network of open innovation ecosystems (Living Labs) that place people at the centre of product and service development and innovation. The network and its members provide innovation services for small and medium-sized international companies, the public sector, organisations, and citizens. ENoLL supports the evolution and the uptake of the Living Lab paradigm throughout Europe and worldwide, contributes to the creation of a dynamic, multi-layer and multidimensional European Innovation Ecosystem, and facilitates the cooperation and the exploitation of synergies between its members and external stakeholders
Main role in the project: contributes to WP2 and WP7.
Main contact: Koen Vervoort
Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche
The National Research Council (CNR) is the greatest scientific public organization of Italy committed to carry out, promote, spread, transfer and improve research activities in the main sectors of knowledge growth and of its applications for the scientific, technological, economic and social development of the Country. The Institute of Atmospheric Sciences and Climate (CNR-ISAC) aims at an integrated scientific understanding of the atmosphere, the ocean and their processes, by means of a multidisciplinary approach which combines scientific and technological skills in meteorology, climate, atmospheric dynamics and composition, Earth observations. The specific group involved in SCORE is specialized in precipitation measurement techniques and modelling, with specific reference to extreme events.
Main role in the project: contributes to WP2 and WP5
Main contact: Luca Baldini