The Disaster Resilience Innovation Cluster – Defkalion (DRIC Defkalion) is the first coordinated, interdisciplinary and innovative collaborative action in Greece in the critical field of protection against environmental risks. DRIC Defkalion aims to bring together under the same umbrella businesses, research organizations and technology companies active in the field of Environmental Protection and Sustainable Development to market innovative products and services, as well as research results with the ultimate goal to effectively manage and deal with natural disasters, environmental crises and civil protection emergencies for a healthy and safe environment and to achieve long-term sustainability.

DRIC Defkalion focuses its interests on the following Areas of Activity:

  • Atmospheric Modeling, Meteorological and Ocean Forecasts and Climate Change Scenarios
  • Earth Observation, GIS Applications, and Spatial Analysis
  • Disasters’ impact assessment and development of mitigation solutions
  • Information and Communication Technologies
  • Systems and Procedures for enhancing Operational Preparedness, Efficiency and Security
  • Risk, hazard and vulnerability assessment
  • Decision support and feasibility assessment
  • Training and Consultation
  • Interoperability Issues




Action “Innovative Partnerships / IP“ - ΓΓ1CL-0059188


  • Kintzios Spyros
  • Vrochidis Stefanos
  • Kompatsiaris Yiannis (Ioannis)