This introductory presentation describes what CIPRNet’s ultimate goals are and how they shall be achieved.

Notions and theories regarding Critical Infrastructure modelling, simulation and analysis will be described in details.

'what if' analysis with consequence analysis as a new capability for exploring different courses of action in simulated crisis scenarios, description of the training tool CIPRTrainer developed by Fraunhofer within the CIPRNet project.

Decision Support System and consequence analysis, description of the DSS tool developed by ENEA within the CIPRNet project.

Coupling of time-dependent models with the OpenMI standard