COUNTERACT-Cluster of User Networks in Transport and Energy Relating to Anti-terrorist Activities aimed at assessing and recommending feasible and cost-effective solutions for the improvement of security in key sectors of critical infrastructure, urban public transport, long distance passenger transport, air transport, maritime transport, freight transport and energy. Each of these sectors were represented by a thematic cluster comprising a network of users and a number of Partners. COUNTERACT contributed to the improvement of the knowledge and understanding of current terrorist threats and related risks for the transport and energy sector, the identification of existing gaps of knowledge and lacks in legal provisions, policies, procedures, tools, technologies and standards and the elaboration of recommendations for measures to enhance protection of infrastructures and to improve preparedness and response to crises as well as future legislative initiatives.
Implementation Period: 2006-2009
Funding programme: Directorate-General of Research and Innovation, EC