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Jul

26

2016

Aquaponics and the European Union: born INAPRO system

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INAPRO (Innovative model and demonstration based water management for resource efficiency in integrated multitrophic agriculture and aquaculture systems) it's a the European Community project aims to demonstrate the feasibility of an innovative system that allows acquaponico a sustainable food production to almost O emissions.

In the last months, the INAPRO partners have finalized the demonstration urban system INAPRO. The demonstration item has been developed in cooperation with the University of Applied Sciences Berlin. design, conceived by a student, It was developed through various steps and was inspired by the internal structure of a tomato.

This reduced version of INAPRO system has been developed to reach the public and raise awareness of the aquaponics as an innovative and sustainable solution for the production of food. The idea is to maintain the overall structure of the system - the part of aquaculture and horticulture and recirculation of water - in a smaller version and transportable to be performed at different events and fairs.

A lighter version of the original system, He was exhibited at the State Museum for Art and Design in Nuremberg in the frame of "WEtransFORM" festival.

first version

The first version of the demonstration urban system INAPRO

The final version of the system, which it is more complex and complete, It is an integrated solution consisting of an aquarium for fish which is located at the center of the system surrounded by plants. The demonstration urban object includes a system that allows recycling the water condensed as well as some screens that show a video explaining how the system works.

final version

The final version of the demonstration urban system INAPRO

The urban demonstration system has already been shown during Hortivation Fair which was held in Germany in June 2016, and it is now on display in the exhibition "Human Factor - Endless Prototyping" to Drive Volkswagen Group Forum in Berlin. It can be visited until the end of August.

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The urban demonstrator exhibited at the Berlin Forum Drive Volkswagen Group

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The demonstration urban system INAPRO on display at the fair Hortivation

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The demonstration urban system INAPRO on display at the fair Hortivation

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Catfish

Fonte: http://www.inapro-project.eu/article/the-inapro-urban-demonstration-system_a34/

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