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German Press Release on the SafePlaces Cloud Web Platform

Thanks to the contribution of our German parner GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, the news portal Idw News, sharing press releases from more than 1000 scientific institutions together with current information from science and research, the German newspaper Berliner Morgenpost, and the…

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SaferPlaces at the European Innovation Council (EIC) Accelerator

We are glad to share that SaferPlaces has been accepted to Phase 2 of the European Innovation Council (EIC) Accelerator programme after submitting Phase 1 short application during the month of June. We are now working on presenting the full application before the cut-off date of October. The EIC is…

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SaferPlaces joined EU InvestHorizon Accelerator

We are very pleased to announce that SaferPlaces has joined EU InvestHorizon Accelerator! InvestHorizon is a programme financed by the European Commission, in association with Eureka, to facilitate series A funding for selected deep tech companies boosting their investment readiness and investor…

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“The climate concerns us – Future risks in Emilia-Romagna Region: knowledge and prevention”

“The climate concern us” is the title of the campaign launched by the Emilia-Romagna section of Legambiente, the most prominent and widespread environmental non-profit organization in Italy. The event aims at increasing the knowledge of citizens, business world and professionals on extreme events…

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Rimini and climate change: the added value of the Sea Park “Parco del Mare”

Rimini’s Sea Park “Parco del Mare”, photo source: Comune di Rimini   The City of Rimini’s Mayor, Andrea Gnassi, and the Councilor for the Environment, Anna Montini, explain in an official news release how the urban intervention named “Parco del Mare” (Italian for Sea Park) not only increases…

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SaferPlaces Platform: watch the registration of the webinar hosted by Oasis Hub

Head over to Oasis Hub Blog for watching the registration of the first webinar of their Autumn series 2020, where SaferPlaces presented and demonstrated the recently released platform: a climate service mapping flood hazard and risk assessment in urban areas as a means to build safer and resilient…

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SaferPlaces at the Oasis Hub autumn 2020 webinar series: climate tools for cities, insurance and utilities

The unique Cloud Web Platform developed within SaferPlaces project will be the topic of the first webinar of the Oasis Hub autumn 2020 webinar series about climate adaptation and risk assessment tools for cities, insurance and utilities. The webinar will take place on Monday 21 September at 14:00…

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SaferPlaces at “Climate Thursdays”: urban flood risk and adaptation challenges

SaferPlaces is gladly participating for the second time to the “Climate Thursdays” webinar series, talking about Urban flood risk and adaptation challenges.  Climate change has particularly extreme effects in urban areas with flooding as an important threat to human health, activities, and assets.…

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New publications on flood damage assessment from Saferplaces EIT Climate-KIC project

The work done by the SaferPlaces team on DAMAGE modelling led to the successful publication of two articles. The first one, “Estimating exposure of residential assets to natural hazards in Europe using open data” was published in January 2020 by the Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences Journal…

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2020-6-29 water / Issue cover

SaferPlaces article on the innovative pluvial flood hazard model Safer_RAIN was chosen as cover story for the June issue of the Journal Water

Double good news for the SaferPlaces team working on HAZARD modeling: the article “Safer_RAIN: A DEM-Based Hierarchical Filling-&-Spilling Algorithm for Pluvial Flood Hazard Assessment and Mapping across Large Urban Areas”, besides being published by the Journal Water, was also selected as the…

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