The CURSOR consortium is making public here the presentations and research papers related to the project activities and outcomes:


THW tested Drohnen für Katastophenschutz

Article in BR24 online news page, 1 July 2021

Konkurrenz für die Spürnasen

Article in Sueddeutsche Zeitung, 29 June 2021

Die Zukunft der Ortung

Article on THW Website, 27 May 2021, THW


The CURSOR Search and Rescue (SaR) Kit: an innovative solution for improving the efficiency of Urban SaR Operations

Conference proceedings at ISCRAM Conference, May 2021

Hardware Design and Tests of SMURF V1 Platform for Searching Survivors in Debris Cones

Conference proceedings at ISCRAM Conference, May 2021

Article featuring CURSOR in EU mag

Satoshi Tadokoro (in Japanse), March 2021

Mono-Wheeled Flexible Track Capable of Climbing High Steps and Adapting to Rough Terrains

Yu Ozawa, Masahiro Watanabe, Kenjiro Tadakuma, Eri Takane, Giancarlo Marafioti, Satoshi Tadokorol, Tohoku University & SINTEF, United Arab Emirates, IEEE International Symposium on Safety, Security, and Rescue Robotics, November 2020

Resilient communications and UAV fleet for future Search & Rescue operations

Harris Georgiou, HRTA, Greece, SafeGreece2020, October 2020

Mit Drohnen Leben retten- Testserie des EU-Forschungsprojekts CURSOR startet in Österreich

Friedrich Steinhäusler, ISCC, Austria, FCC Austria Abfall Service GmbH, July 2020

Gravimetric Biosensors

Krishna Persaud, UNIMAN, Chapter 18, Methods in Enzymology, Elsevier, UK, August 2020

Emergency Response in Recent Urban/Suburban Disaster Events in Attica: Technology Gaps, Limitations and Lessons Learned

S. Chrysanthopoulos, T. Kapetanakis, G. Chaidemenos, S. Vernardos, H. Georgiou, C. Rossi, HRTA, ISCRAM, USA, May 2020

EU CURSOR Drone Fleet: Fast and Cost-Effective Rescue of Victims Buried under Rubble

Lukas Auer, Andreas Feichtner, Christoph Oberauer, Friedrich Steinhäusler, ISCC, International Research Journal of Engineering and Technology (IRJET), June 2020

CURSOR: Coordinated use of miniaturized robotic equipment and advanced sensors for search and rescue operations.

Harris Georgiou, HRATA, Greece, SafeCorfu2019, November 2019

UK researchers to develop chemical sensors for worm robots project

Krishna Persaud, UNIMAN, GC Staff Writer, October 2019


DRS Information Day organised by Community of European Research and Innovation for Security (CERIS)

Presentation, 13 June 2021, Tiina Ristmäe, THW

Drohnen im Bevölkerungsschutz

Presentation of CURSOR at the Conference, 8 May 2021, Emily Krüger, THW

ImPACT Tough Robotics Challenge and Use in Disasters,

Presentation, 9 March 2021, Virtual, Satoshi Tadokoro, Tohoku University

Presentation at the Technologies for First Responders Disaster Risk Workshop

24 February 2021, Tiina Ristmäe, THW

PSCE Europe,Clustering Webinar on New Technologies for First Responders

3 December 2020, Virtual, Tiina Ristmäe, THW

IFAFRI Annual Meeting

30 November 2020, Virtual, Tiina Ristmäe, THW

Advancing Technology in Disaster Zones: Privacy, Legal and Ethical Issues

Professional Development (PD) session for Public International Law and Policy Group (PILPG), 6 November 2020, Mistale Taylor, Trilateral

SafeGreece 2020

15 October 2020, Greece, Harris Georgiou, HRTA

Presentation of CURSOR Drone fleet to Government Official and the Austrian Army

5 October 2020, Friedrich Steinhäusler, ISCC

CEA Internal H2020 Strategic Coordination Day for Security Calls

16 March 2020, France, Emmanuel Scorsone, CEA

SafeGreece 2020

15 October 2020, Greece, Harris Georgiou, HRTA

Presentation of CURSOR Drone fleet to Government Official and the Austrian Army

5 October 2020, Friedrich Steinhäusler, ISCC

Project to Policy kick off seminar

31 January 2020, Brussels, Tiina Ristmäe, THW

Interview to BBCDigital Planet

21 January 2020

Conference of the States Parties to the Chemical Weapons Convention

Side Event, CURSOR Unmanned Aerial Vehicle demo & oral presentation, 27 November 2019, Friedrich Steinhäusler, ISCC

International Forum to advance First Responder Innovation (IFAFRI) global network meeting

Helsinki, 5 November 2019, Helsinki, Tiina Ristmäe, THW, Evangelos Sdongos, ICCS