Z_GIS R&D participates in a diversified project-scape, ranging from EC Horizon 2020 and 7th Framework programme, Interreg and eContentPlus / PSP, over nationally and institutionally funded projects including fellowships to bilateral funding agreements with UN organisations and NGOs. Z_GIS has served over forty different research programmes and funding schemes. The list below includes all projects of the last three years. Please see also Research Projects Archive.

ACRP (Austrian Climate Research Program)

EC Horizon2020 Research Framework Programme (2014 – 2020)

  • CopHub.AC (2018-2020)
    Copernicus Academy Hub for Knowledge, Innovation and Outreach
  • E2mC (2016-2019)
    Integration of Social Media Analysis and Crowdsourced Information within Mapping and Early Warning Components of the Copernicus Emergency Management Service
  • ESMERALDA (2015-2017)
    Mapping and assessment of ecosystems and their services are core to the EU Biodiversity Strategy

EC 7th Research Framework Programme

  • TIRAMISU (2012-2015)
    Toolbox Implementation for Removal of Anti-Personal Mines, Submunitions and UXO
  • G-NEXT (2013-2015)
    GMES pre-operational Security services for supporting External action
  • MILESECURE-2050 (2013-2015)
    Multidimensional Impact of the Low-carbon European Strategy on Energy Security, and Socio-Economic Dimension up to 2050 perspective
  • G-SEXTANT (2013-2014)
    Service Provision of Geospatial Intelligence in EU External Actions Support
  • HEALTHY FUTURES (2011-2015)
    Health, environmental change and adaptive capacity: mapping, examining and anticipating future risks of water-related vector-borne diseases in eastern Africa
  • KNOW-4-DRR (2013-2015)
    Enabling knowledge for disaster risk reduction in integration to climate change adaptation
  • CAERUS (2014-2017)
    Bridging the Gap – evidence based policy for post crisis stabilization

EC – Copernicus

EC CIP – Competitiveness and innovation framework programme

EC JRC Joint Research Center

  • McIndicator
    Data Harmonisation Pilot: Macroregional Indicators Use Case for the Danube Region

European Space Agency (ESA)

FFG – Austrian Research Promotion Agency

FWF (Austrian Science Fund)

  • citizenMorph (2018-2020)
    Observation and Reporting of Landscape Dynamics by Citizens
  • iSLIDE (2013-2015)
    Integrated Semi-automated Landslide Delineation, Classification and Evaluation
  • ABIA (2013-2016)
    Agent Based Image Analysis
  • COLD Yamal (2013-2016)
    Combining remote sensing and field studies for assessment of Landform Dynamics and permafrost state on Yamal
  • MORPH (2016-2020)
    Mapping, Monitoring and Modelling the Spatio-Temporal Dynamics of Land Surface Morphology
  • URBAN EMOTIONS (2016-2019)
    Development of a methodology to extract contextual emotional information for spatial planning based on real-time people-as-sensors and crowdsourcing approaches within social media

Institutional Funding

Klima- und Energiefonds (KLIEN)

ÖAW (Austrian Academy of Sciences)

  • OBIALP (2012-2015)
    Object-based image analysis for monitoring the impact of natural stressors in Alpine forest habitats
  • RiCoLa (2017-2020)
    Detection and analysis of landslide-induced river course changes and lake-formation