Integrated Safety Pilot Region (INSPIRE)
Integrated Safety Pilot Region (INSPIRE)
Smart Home/Building
Smart Home/Building
Person Flow Measurement
Person Flow Measurement
Social Media
Social Media

INSPIRE contributes to the networking of innovative technologies for civil security. Existing solutions and potential new developments will be linked. The subprojects Social Media, Smart Home/Building, UAVs and Personal Flow Measurement provide examples.

Open Source

INSPIRE follows the approach of open interfaces and uses free software. Central technical project results, e.g. INSPIRE.hub and are also provided as free software. The project is based on formal and informal standards.

Pilot Project

INSPIRE will be established as a pilot project in Paderborn. This is used to demonstrate the project results practically and to test the usability practically. For this purpose, large events in Paderborn (e.g. football matches, folk festivals or music festivals) are used.


safety innovation center gGmbH (Coordination)

in Cooperation with

Universität Paderborn, C.I.K.

Symcon GmbH

RTB GmbH & Co. KG

CONDOR Multicopter & Drones GmbH


Using social media for hazard prevention

Press release of the city of Paderborn about INSPIRE.   Further information: Image source: city of Paderborn. INSPIREproject #safetypaderborn #hazard prevention #digitization #socialmedia #paderborn #fire department

Results presentation of the Integrated Safety Pilot Region

The “Integrated Security Pilot Region” (INSPIRE) aims to support emergency response organizations, such as fire departments, in their work by bringing together diverse technologies in a unified environment. On Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2022, the presentation of the project’s results took place after three years of project work. The live demonstrations …


On the second day of the working meeting, we welcomed not only the project partners from our EU-project LINKS, but also the partners from our national project INSPIRE, which is funded by the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Industry, Climate Protection and Energy of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia (MWIDE). The …

safety innovation center at the 9th BMBF Symposium on European Civil Security Research

Who we are – Last week, the safety innovation center was represented in Brussels at the 9th BMBF Symposium on European Civil Security Research. The two-day event offered various panels on the topic of European security research as well as the opportunity to present one’s own research results. The work …

Lessons Learned from INSPIRE presented at the 68th Annual Professional Conference of the vfdb

“Lessons Learned of a Research Project on the Way from the Idea to Practical Operation” – This was the title of the presentation of collected experiences from the project duration in INSPIRE to date at this year’s 68th annual specialist conference of the Association for the Promotion of German Fire …

Next step in INSPIRE pilot operation at the spring festival in Paderborn

The Spring Festival in Paderborn took place on 06 – 08.05.2022 and the “Integrated Safety Pilot Region” (INSPIRE) was also part of the pilot operation. The sub-project people flow measurement investigated at the main stage on the town hall square how potential bottlenecks can be better detected. In cooperation with …