Prepare for printing     
Research Institute of the Red Cross - Forschungsinstitut des Roten Kreuzes

 Contact data
StreetNottendorfer Gasse 21 
ZIP, City, Region 1030 - Vienna (Vienna) 
EmailSend Email
 Contact person

Mag. Barbara Kuss (Head of department)
 Employees (Total)
Total: 11-50  number of researches: 10

 Central aim of organisation
The FRK qualitatively and quantitatively approaches relevant societal problems regarding security, health promotion, care&attendance, ems.

 Briefly describe your organisation
The Research Institute of the Red Cross qualitatively and quantitatively approaches and deals with relevant societal problems and works on developing innovative solutions. Central part of all our activities is to guarantee the transfer of project results back into the practical context of health and social services. Theory and practical experience through our access to end users (elderly, ems, desaster management) go together in order to assure the quality of our research.
The Research Institute of the Red Cross works in four research fields:1. Security, rescue, emergency care, 2. Care and attendance, 3. Labour market, employment, volunteers, 4. Health promotion and prevention.
Our main competence is methodological knowlegde, long time experience in the health and social sector because of various reference projects. Target groups of our projects range from institutions (due to evaluation procedures provided), ems, senior citizens and unemployed to deprived persons.

 Core Competency

Research & Development

 ICT sectors:
   - E-Learning     
   - ICT Applications for Health      
   - Usability Engineering     

 ICT keywords
Emergency Medical Rescue services, Health Promotion and Prevention, Evaluation, Dissemination, Support, Care and attendance for elderly people
 RTD Experiences & Publications

 My organisation has been involved in projects funded by the following EU-programmes
  Coordinator  Partner 
EU Framework Programme (FP)
Ambient Assisted Living (Art. 169)
Other international co-operative research

 Austrian Research and Development Projects
  Coordinator  Partner 
Non-cooperative Projects (Single projects)        
Cooperative Projects
Education Projects (Thesis, ..)
Stimulation and Support Projects

 Fact sheet

 Inserted / Updated
2006-02-06 / 2012-03-20