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TUe, Technische Universiteit Eindhoven a partner in S(P)EEDKITS has been interviewed by the university's electronic magazine Cursor in February 2014. An interesting article on the criteria for building shelters in emergency situations. The article is in...


In the beginning of March, MILLSON went to Syria for the deployment of the Hospitainer. The container is to be used in a camp where the hospital was destroyed by a car bomb shortly before. Some impressions can be found in the pictures below.For security...


Download here the general brochure on S(P)EEDKITS, a pdf explaining the background and the activities of the project.


In April 2013 S(P)EEDKITS partner De Mobiele Fabriek, (DMF) was on the Dutch television program of RTLZ called ‘RTL Duurzaam’(in English: “RTL sustainable”). During this (sponsored) TV interview DMF explained their concept and S(P)EEDKITS on national...


In April 2013 S(P)EEDKITS partner De Mobiele Fabriek, (DMF) was on the Dutch television program of RTLZ called ‘RTL Duurzaam’(in English: “RTL sustainable”). During this (sponsored) TV interview DMF explained their concept and S(P)EEDKITS on national...


Partners SIOEN and POLIMI developed the textile wall concept. This structural element is composed of coated textiles (i.e. long lifetime) and delivered on a roll (“wall by the mile”). More information can be obtained in the brochure


The tool will consist of six modules: one overall module that deals with transport and prioritisation and 5 modules that cover the key parts of an emergency (water, sanitation, shelter, recovery, medical).More information can be found in the brochure


The ‘clever roof’ shelter kit is designed to provide a solution to the first sheltering problems on site just after disaster has struck. The ‘clever roof’ shelter kit consists of a tarp, structural elements, connectors, anchorage elements, tools, a rope...


A 3 page summary of the report on S(P)EEDKITS. The brochure gives an overview of the main activities during the first 18 months of the project. Several concepts have been defined, some development have been started up and are ongoing.


From November 1 to 10, the European project S(P)EEDKITS will test novel shelter solutions in the Sagnioniogo refugee camp in Burkina Faso. Researchers of Centexbel (BE), VUB - University of Brussels (BE) and POLIMI- Politecnico di Milano (IT) will...


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