The FUTURESILIENCE project aims to strengthen European economic and social resilience through an enhanced ability to quickly respond to future crises.
Why this project?
Crises at local, regional and international level have become increasingly frequent over the last two decades. This has raised the interest in resilience, testing the capacities of different stakeholders to cope, adapt and build back better. Multiple crises such as the pandemic, disasters, energy or climate change highlighted inequalities in the public, private and civil society sectors and at all institutional levels in the way they are prepared to face unexpected crisis and to deal with uncertainty. Research and Innovation (R&I) can play a key role by providing a basis for a more flexible and responsive capacity of stakeholders in crisis periods, informing policy development and decision-making, and thus, strengthening resilience and preparedness for future events.