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How can we better ready ourselves for emergencies and extreme climate events? How can we prevent disasters from spreading? Solutions in this section aim to present practical, affordable technologies deployable across sectors, from mobility to fire rescue and flooding response.

SYGNIS

SYGNIS

3D Printing

Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw

3D-printed tourniquet that cuts blood flow to an injured limb

iQuell

iQuell

Sound

Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design

Innovative acoustic panel for noise reduction

Safex

Safex

Firefighting

Loughborough University

Device to help people escape fires in high-rise buildings

Reusable Emergency Shelter

Reusable Emergency Shelter

Natural disaster

Pratt Institute

Accelerated housing solution for communities devastated by natural disasters

SURVIVE

SURVIVE

Rural communities

National Institute of Design Haryana

In-situ suicide-prevention treatment for rural communities

Averto Labs

Averto Labs

Construction

National Institute of Design, India

Wearable fall detection system for at-risk construction workers

Pelto

Pelto

Wearable technology

Carleton University

Wearable accessory allowing users to safely use mobile devices while driving

Fuse

Fuse

Firefighting

Umeå Institute of Design

Handheld device assisting firefighters at crash scenes involving electric vehicles

Paladino

Paladino

Data privacy

Software to protect devices from cyber attack