To define the SPEAR system architecture, the security components and the privacy frameworks for situational awareness provisioning in relation to cyber security threats

   To build attack detection mechanisms and promote resilience operations in smart grids

   To increase situational awareness in smart grid networks

   To create and maintain an anonymous repository of smart grid incidents

   To provide smart network forensics subject to data protection and privacy

   To empower EU-wide consensus of cybersecurity in smart grid systems

   To validate the SPEAR architecture capabilities in proof-of-concept Use Cases

   To design an innovative business model and conduct a techno-economic analysis to strengthen the role of European smart grid and cyber-security industry in the global market.