Interviews 2014

Ines Knäpper THE Port 2014 Leave a Comment

THE Port Hackathon at CERN 2014 We combine creative minds from CERN and non-profit organisations in interdisciplinary teams to work on humanitarian technology related benefits to society.

THE Port 2014

Ines Knäpper THE Port 2014 Leave a Comment

THE Port Hackathon at CERN 2014 We combine creative minds from CERN and non-profit organisations in interdisciplinary teams to work on humanitarian technology related benefits to society.

Pier19 – TEAM CaSa

Daniel Dobos Pier19, THE Port 2014, Topic Leave a Comment

Topic Terrain elevation determination for refugee camps The determination of safe, accessible, and usable locations for refugee camps is paramount to the success of the camp. While viable locations can be investigated with field surveys by persons in the field or with the rather costly use of satellite technology, it is vital to have a precise understanding of the elevation ...

Pier56 – TEAM Kool & the Gang

Ines Knäpper Pier56, THE Port 2014, Topic Leave a Comment

Topic The 10$ inflatable fridge for field operations For many humanitarian and social projects, fridges are necessary – e.g. to cool medication or vaccinations. Locally organizing or transporting fridges to refugee camps is expensive due to their size and weight – loading them with other goods is not really practical and time-consuming. An inflatable fridge with a compact cooling unit ...

Pier27 – TEAM Nostro

Daniel Dobos Pier27, THE Port 2014, Topic Leave a Comment

Topic The conflict zone humanitarian demarcation certificate Mis-identification of possible military targets is a major source of collateral damage and leaves no safe place for escapees to go. Hospitals and other humanitarian institutions could benefit vastly from being safely tagged as such by a certificate that can not be copied or mis-placed and therefore be safer from bombing if it ...