Earthquakes occur around 1500 times each year with a force of more than 5 on the Richter scale. These endanger people’ safety and cause extensive damage. Over the past 50 years, as many as 34 earthquakes with a force of more than 5.5 on the Richter scale have struck Italian regions. This has costed the economy more than €160 billion. However, earthquake damage can be prevented with a seemingly simple device from the Italian start-up ISAAC.

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Author profile picture Ailén is an experienced Italian journalist and communication expert based in Eindhoven, with a demonstrated history of work in the editorial industries. She is curious about innovation and sustainability and loves to charm you with powerful and inspiring stories.