This section provides an overview of all 8 partners as well as a link to their own websites.



Nederlandse Organisatie voor toegepast natuurwetenschappelijk onderzoek - TNO

The Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research (TNO) is a large contract research organisation, TNO provides a link within the innovation chain between fundamental research as a source of knowledge and practical application as the use of knowledge that can be commercially exploited. TNO Defence, Safety, and Security focuses on technological and behavioural innovation to support military, law enforcement agencies and industry to perform smarter, more efficient and better protected, enhancing the security of our society. Within ELASSTIC, TNO Defence, Safety and Security and TNO Built Environment are involved and TNO is the coordinator of the ELASSTIC project.

Country: The Netherlands



Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der angewandten Forschung e.V. - FRAUNHOFER

The Fraunhofer Institute for High-Speed Dynamics – Ernst-Mach-Institut (EMI) – is one of Germany’s main research institutes for defence and security. The Department Safety Technology and Protective Structures have been dealing for decades with activities in the fields of hazard and risk analysis for building structures against blast load and impact. Protection of building structures has been analyzed and solved for more than 10 German embassies worldwide and about 30 key political and representative buildings throughout Germany. Fraunhofer EMI is active in the national security research programs (AISIS, FLUSS, SKRIBT) and on the European scale (BLASTWALL – FP6-craft; SPIRIT, VITRUV in FP7-security)

Country: Germany



Schüßler-Plan Ingenieurgesellschaft MBH - SP

Schüßler-Plan is a modern services provider with international operations. We maintain 14 offices in Germany and also have branches in Poland, Latvia and Sudan. This expansion of our presence has already led to contracts in the Ukraine, Russia, Romania and China. Today, more than 400 engineers, designers and technicians are employed in the offices of Schüßler-Plan. A wealth of prestigious projects promises to assure the on-going successful development of Schüßler-Plan. And the wealth of experience within the Schüßler-Plan Group and its extensive network of branch offices enable close cooperation with our clients.

Country: Germany



Siemens AG - SIE

Siemens AG - SIE
Siemens AG (headquartered in Berlin and Munich) is a global powerhouse in electronics and electrical engineering. Operating in the fields of industry, energy and healthcare as well as providing infrastructure solutions, primarily for cities and metropolitan areas, Siemens holds leading market positions in all its business areas. The company has roughly some 360,000 employees – of which 116,000 are based in the home market of Germany. Today the company employs some 27,800 researchers and developers at 160 R&D locations worldwide who work on innovations that secure existing business and open up new markets. Siemens AG, Corporate Technology - With nearly 6,500 employees worldwide, Corporate Technology (CT) plays a key role in R&D at Siemens. Corporate Technology works closely with the R&D teams in the Siemens´ Sectors and Divisions.

Country: Germany



Arcadis Nederland B.V. - ARC

ARCADIS is an international company that provides consultancy, design, engineering and management services in the fields of Infrastructure, Water, Environment and Buildings. Over the years, we have worked diligently to retain our core values, and we’ve made it our priority to ask ourselves the tougher questions about who we want to be—as a trusted consultant, as an employer, and as a corporate citizen. With 22,000 people worldwide and € 2.5 billion in revenues the company has an extensive international network that is supported by strong local market positions. We rank among the top 10 management and engineering consultancies in the world. In Europe, Brazil and Chile we have a top 5 position. In the global environmental market we are positioned in the top 3.


Country: The Netherlands


Instituto Consultativo para el Desarrollo SL - INCODE

INCODE is a SME company focused on research and development in security, transport, logistic, energy, environment, health and telecommunication. It is located in Seville, Spain.
INCODE is member of LOGISTOP (Spanish Logistic Platform). The activities of INCODE can be grouped into three categories: Consulting for R&D sector, consulting for end users and Applied R&D in the areas of security, transport, logistic, energy, environment and telecommunication

Country: Spain


North by Northwest Architectes SARL - NXN

We are an international practice working as a French company and in partnership with practices from around Europe including, Holland and the UK. NxNW will cooperate with JA Joubert Architecture. A practice with a history of working on research projects as well as regional, master and architectural planning.

Country: France


Uniresearch B.V. – UNR

Uniresearch BV provides services in the areas of national and European subsidies, such as the EC’s Seventh Framework Program. The services are aimed at supporting a customer through all stages of a research project: from topic selection and project inception, through building a consortium and writing a proposal, to contract negotiation and project execution. Uniresearch is active in the following sectors: Mobility & Transport, Process Technologies, Chemistry, Materials & Nano Science, Environment & Energy, and Security. The Framework Program success rate (since 1997) of Uniresearch is 75% (114 out of 153), which is significantly higher than the average success rate of 20% in FP7.

Country: The Netherlands


JA Joubert Architecture – JA

JA Joubert Architecture works on projects ranging in scale from individual homes to master plans, with 20 years experience executing projects around the world. All our work focusses on sustainability from the way we produce energy to how people work and live together. Our projects are developed to the highest technical and architectural standards to become an iconic presence in their surroundings.

JA specialises in architecture, urbanism and research. We work with an international team of advisors and clients to achieve unique solutions on each project.
Country: The Netherlands



ELASSTIC Project Finalized
Final ELASSTIC Workshop


This project has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement no 312632 

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