Signature of partnership contract between Steinhardt and Sheffield University
Left: Simon Tait, BSc (Eng) PhD, Professor in Water Engineering, right: Jörg Steinhardt, Steinhardt Managing Director
Steinhardt is partner in international CENTAUR research project
Steinhardt GmbH is excited at the signing of a partnership agreement for participation in the international EU-funded research project CENTAUR. Coordinating partner is the University of Sheffield in England. Our picture shows Simon Tait, Professor in Water Engineering, and MD Jörg Steinhardt during the signature meeting in Taunusstein. Steinhardt GmbH thanks the EU for the funding. The aim of the project, whose acronym stands for Cost Effective Neural Technique for Alleviation of Urban Flood Risk, is to produce a low cost, decentralised, autonomous RTC for sewer networks to reduce local flood risk in urban areas. Steinhardt is already specialised in this area, having taken part in a 2 phase research project in Wetzlar, Germany, which ran over 6 years and yielded better understanding and increased knowledge of the subject at hand. Just as important in the qualification process are Steinhardt’s innovative and purpose-designed products, for instance EasySlide® or ElectroSlide® regulators. The selection procedure also placed significance on the advantageous infrastructure at Steinhardt’s facilities in Taunusstein which combine forward-thinking and flexible planning and construction departments with the highest quality machinery and trained personnel in the fabrication shop. CENTAUR’s project consortium, with partners from the UK, Germany, Portugal, France and Switzerland, look forward to a project runtime of 36 months and a total budget of over 2.5 m euros.