4TU Centre for Resilience Engineering (4TU RE) is the knowledge centre in Resilience Engineering of the four universities of technology in the Netherlands (Delft University of Technology, Eindhoven University of Technology, University of Twente and Wageningen University and Research).
The knowledge centre wants to develop, apply and disseminate knowledge, methods and tools for making societies more resilient. Within this area 4TU RE focuses on engineering solutions (technical solutions and system designs) in interaction with social-ecological systems.
DeSIRE (Designing Systems for Informed Resilience Engineering) is an extensive interdisciplinary research and capacity building programme. The DeSIRE-programme builds the capacity for the 4TU Centre for Resilience Engineering and funds its activities in the first five years.