- Faciliate expressing the practitioners needs and Gaps.
- Faciliate the understanding of these needs by owners, so that they can develop and advertise the innovative Solutions resolving them.
- Faciliate discovering of the innovative Solutions addressing the needs and Gaps.
Lack of efficient coordination mechanism to overcome the limited capacity to deal with large numbers of severely burned casualties at member state level
Insufficiencies in the management of spontaneous volunteers on the scene in terms of location, tasking, capabilities, and shift duration.
Insufficient understanding of the overall current and planned efforts as well current strategies across organizations during a
Insufficiency in the ability to report dangerous areas and situation overview from multiple and non-traditional sources (e.g. crowdsourcing and social media) into operations.
Understandding the manner in which a fire reacts to the variables of fuel, weather, and topography, including variables as rate of spread and intensity, can help both in fighting the already ignited fires and in .
Understanding how future changes in climate will affect forest fires and associated emissions of greenhouse gases, in Europe and globally, is important to determine adaptation and potential of forests.
The ability to rapidly identify hazardous agents and contaminants
The ability to conduct on-scene operations remotely without endangering responders
Low awareness and lack of ability to address the risks of adverse mental health effects and decreased psychosocial wellbeing in spontaneous and trained volunteers following operations.
Lack of common procedures supporting international cooperation in aerial firefighting.