The project is led by researchers from the area of Material Solutions for Infrastructures at VTT, in cooperation with inter-disciplinary cooperation of VTT experts on urban planning, material science in civil engineering, infrastructure technologies, climate change forecasting, flood modelling, and environmental water quality. Individually, each key researcher has over 20 years of research experience. VTT has excellent laboratory facilities for the material development, performance assessments, water chemistry evaluation and modelling simulations.