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The Final CAD Design Plans of INFLATER are ready

MFKK finalised the CAD drawing preparations of three INFLATER vesions. Based on the final designs MFKK now initiates the manufacturing of the full large-scale prototypes.

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System Specification is finalised

Technical University of Budapest (BME) prepared the third, final version of the System Specification. This way the project ultimately achieved its next Milestone.

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M9 Technical Project Meeting

The next Technical Meeting was organised by BUILDAIR in Barcelona on 15 June 2012. The event was also an opportunity for finalising the updated system specifications and to discuss the mechanical designs.

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INFLATER networking and dissemination plans for 2012 and 2013

Our project and its non-confidential results will be presented at several national and international events before a large number of audience and stakeholders.

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The market research and background survey of the project is concluded

Questionnaires were sent to governental organisations and individual householders in order to establish the framework for system specification and define end-user requirements. The finalisation of the target audience selection and the preparation of the market survey based on the feedbacks is ongoing.

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INFLATER in South-Africa

INFLATER was presented by the appointed Exploiatation Manager of SME project partner 2LP at the UBIFRANCE Collaboration Event, held on 2012. March 27-29, in Johannesburg, South-Africa.

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M6 General Project Meeting

The M6 general project meeting of INFLATER was organised by RTD partner LABOR in Rome at its headquarters. The objective of the meeting was to fine-tune system specification and to lay down the basics of the portable dam designs and sensor selection.

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Riga against flood

A part of Riga’s territory constantly suffers from floods, which causes considerable economic and moral damages to the owners of flooded areas. Furthermore, due to the climate changes caused by global heating, the risks of floods and coastal erosion in the territory of Riga city are still growing.

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FRIAR 2012

The conference provides a forum for researchers, academics and practitioners actively involved in improving our understanding of flood events including risk management and mitigation, as well as emergency response and many other related issues.

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Netherlands prepares for storm surge

A storm surge, caused by high Northwestern winds, has caused a dangerous situation in the north of the Netherlands. One of the flood defences there is attacked and might not withstand the high water levels. Mandatory evacuations have been issued to clear a small polder.

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