Welcome to this website that provides public information about the CascEff Project. The aim of the project is to improve our understanding of the cascading effects in crisis situations to reduce the consequences of escalating incidents in complex environments. In order to do so the CascEff project will identify initiators, dependencies and key decision points. These will be used to develop an Incident Evolution Tool which will enable improved decision support in escalating incidents, contributing to the reduction of collateral damages and other unfortunate consequences associated with large crises.

The EU project CascEff is funded via the Seventh Framework Programme. The CascEff consortium consists of twelve partners from five countries and is coordinated by SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden. The Consortium has appointed an independent External Expert Advisory Board (EEAB) comprised of end users of the results of the CascEff Project to ensure that the tools developed are truly useful in a real-life situation.

CascEff is finished

The EU project CascEff is now concluded. Over the course of just over three years, the cascading effects of incidents have been studied; how these effects can occur and propagate, and how such cascading incidents can be predicted. All public deliverables are now...

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Cascading Effects Conference a success!

During two days approximately 120 persons attended the Cascading Effects Conference (March 16-17, 2017) in Brussels to discuss different aspects of cascading effects, especially if and how such effects can be modelled. The conference was organized by the five FP7...

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Joint final conference

The EU projects CascEff, FORTRESS, PREDICT, Snowball and CIPRNet are planning a Joint final conference on “Understanding, modelling and management of cascading effects in crises”. The conference will be held March 16-17, 2017 at BAO Congress Centre in Brussels. More...

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