The IBM world contest “Call for Code Global Challenge 2019” gave 180,000 international developers the opportunity to present solutions that significantly improve the prevention and management of natural disasters. 

Berger-Levrault, a French ETI, which has now become an international company, ranks among the five European semi-finalists.

Berger-Levrault and the Ecole nationale supérieure des Mines d'Albi-Carmaux jointly present a crisis management solution and an innovative application to organize tasks and coordinate all the various work forces involved in a natural disaster. Video available in English.

The collaboration of a French publisher and a leading school dedicated to a major global issue

In order to provide an ideal answer to the world competition’s challenge – the crisis management – Berger-Levrault is in touch with the prestigious Ecole nationale supérieure des Mines d’Albi-Carmaux (IMT Mines Albi), which is at the forefront of these topics.

Together they have built a partnership to develop solutions for the largest number of territories by pooling each other’ s expertise.

A prototype for public decision-makers and rescue forces

The serious issue related to natural disasters requires an immediate response.

As part of the contest, a joint team of five experts (from Berger-Levrault and Ecole des Mines) is developing an innovative mobile application to help organize tasks and coordinate the intervention of the various technical teams (firefighters, rescue workers, police officers, etc.) in the case of a natural disaster.

This agile, efficient and durable solution uses data technologies to accelerate on-site assistance. Various options are currently being explored in order to provide a concrete, advanced solution that will meet the growing concerns of global warming.

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