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Ocean Vortex

Ett kylsystem för torrdräkter

Svenska Sjöräddningssällskapet använder idag en överlevnadsdräkt bestående av en torrdräkt och någon form av isolering. Dräkterna är gjorda för att hålla en person levande i kallt vatten upp till en timme varför de ofta är för varma för att ha på sig i andra situationer. Detta projekt genomförs för...

By Anna Crona, Staffan Enegren, Julia Lindvall, Michelle Arborelius och Frida Nilsson


Development of a product that helps the user climb back into the boat.

If a person falls overboard one can find it very hard to climb back. This combined with the fact that small boats has more often a lack of rescue equipment, our goal with this project is to develop a self rescue product. It will help the person to climb...

By Elias Axelsson, Kerstin Wolme

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Remotely Connecting Life Rafts for Lifting

How might we connect a lifting wire to a liftable life raft at sea without having persons on the water doing it?

Lifting life rafts — with people in them — to the safety onboard a nearby ship, would be a very fast way to rescue people after a mass evacuation at sea. But if the helping ship has to launch a rescue boat to connect the rafts, that means putting...

By Fredrik Falkman, SSRS

Technology Roadmapping: Future Search and Rescue Communications and calling for help

A collaborative methodology for understanding technology landscapes

During the summer of 2016 the RNLI embarked on a Technology Roadmapping exercise with the support of the Institute for Manufacturing’s Education and Consultancy Services (IfM ECS) and the assistance of third parties to help explore the future of search and rescue communications and ‘calling for help’ on, in...

By Will Roberts, Tim Robertson, Hannah Nobbs