SaferPlaces News

SaferPlaces is one of the finalist of RISE Flood Insurance of the Future Challenge!

Amid rising seas and a changing climate, coastal communities need new solutions to protect their homes and property, as they face the financial and environmental impacts of climate change. We’re proud that our solution was chosen by RISE Resilience Innovations as a finalist in their Flood…

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New publication on rapid Probabilistic Pluvial Flood Risk Assessment in Urban Areas

Ph: Figure 7. Pluvial Flood Damage Analysis for the City of Brussels (Belgium). On the Left, the Building Reclassification Around the City Center, Displaying Mostly Residential and Commercial Buildings. On the Right, the Estimated Direct Tangible Damages per Thousand EUR for an Extreme Rainfall…

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SaferPlaces contributes to the improvement of climate disaster risk management in Europe

Ph. credits: DIRECTED SaferPlaces will provide valuable insights to study flood events as part of the new Horizon Europe Project, ‘Disaster Resilience for Extreme Climate Events providing Interoperable Data, Models, Communication and Governance (DIRECTED)’. The Project was launched on the 29th…

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SaferPlaces among the 10 startups selected for Intesa Sanpaolo Up2Stars Aerospace program!

Ph. credits: Up2Stars Up2Stars is Intesa Sanpaolo Group's program, developed in collaboration with Intesa Sanpaolo Innovation Center, dedicated to the growth, acceleration and networking of innovative startups. SaferPlaces was one of the 10 participating startups, selected among 40 candidates, and…

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Copernicus Masters 2022: SaferPlaces wins the Italian Prize!

Ph. credits: ASI We are delighted to announce that SaferPlaces won the Regional Prize for Italy of the Copernicus Master 2022!  Copernicus Masters is the global space innovation competition presenting Europe’s top entrepreneurs. The prize was awarded by ASI, the Italian Space Agency, during the…

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Rimini’s Parco del Mare and SaferPlaces in the first issue of Seascape: “EROSIONS”

Photo credits: Seascape. SaferPlaces provided its contribution for the publication of the first issue of Seascape: "EROSIONS", addressing the topic of coastal erosion in the Mediterranean basin, with a particular focus on the Italian coasts. In the second chapter, we talk about the experience with…

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Space Awards 2022

Ph. credits: Copernicus Master The Space Awards 2022 will take place as part of the New Space Economy Expoforum 2022 (NSE) in Rome. NSE is the yearly date on the economic impacts of the space sector, on what drives the quick running evolution of the institutional and private involvement in the New…

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SaferPlaces at the Smart City Expo World Congress in Barcelona

SaferPlaces will be in Barcelona in only few days time! Join us on November 17th, 2022 (9h15-11h15 CET) in a side event of the Smart City Expo World Congress Barcelona focus on how Pre Commercial Procurement (PCP) for climate services can unlock cities’ capacity to innovate and implement…

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SaferPlaces’ teaser video is online!

https://youtu.be/JJK11Pap200 We have created a teaser video to explain in a simple and clear way what SaferPlaces is all about. Our goal is to reach as many people as possible to share our vision of making cities safer and more resilient to flooding. Watch SaferPlaces' teaser video also on our…

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VeniSIA Co-Innovation Program on Climate Change and Circular Economy 2022

We're thrilled to announce that we've been selected out of 4000 startups for the 2022 Co-Innovation Program on Climate Change and Circular Economy of VeniSIA, the innovation and sustainability platform of Ca' Foscari University of Venice. VeniSIA aims to take care of Venice's structural fragility…

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