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Development of an innovative ground penetrating radar for recognition and identification of subsurface buried objects

Objective

Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) has proven to be the best candidate for non- invasive sub-surface analysis. In response to specific limitations of existing systems, the SMART-RAD project intends to develop an innovative technology able to set forth the conditions for a widespread commercialisation of GPR tools within a broad range of industrial sectors where efficient underground inspection is required. SMART-RAD will be able to reliably detect buried objects and will have easy on-field data interpretation capability, such to be used by untrained operators. The system will have a broad class of potential users in the construction and re-development industry, as efficient and cheap alternative to conventional ground inspection methods in construction or de-commissioning sites, reducing the risk of damages and accidents during excavation operations.

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D'APPOLONIA SPA
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Via San Nazaro 19
Genova
Italy

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BUILDING RESEARCH ESTABLISHMENT LTD
United Kingdom
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Bucknalls Lane, Garston
Watford

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FEDERAL INSTITUTE FOR MATERIAL RESEARCH AND TESTING
Germany
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Unter Der Eichen 87
12205 Berlin

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G IMPULS PRAHA SPOL SRO
Czechia
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Nerudova 232
Jenec

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MALA GEOSCIENCE AB
Sweden
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Skolgatan 11
930 70 Malaa

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STRUCTURAL TESTING SERVICES LTD
United Kingdom
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Empress Road 179, Empress Park 4a
SO14 0JX Southampton

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UNIVERSITA DEGLI STUDI DI PAVIA
Italy
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1,via Ferrata 1
27100 Pavia

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