H2i Balkans received a Grant award under the program entitled USAID Diaspora Invest Activity, financed by the US Agency for International Development implemented by Financial Markets International (FMI) Inc.

The purpose of the Grant is to provide support to H2i Balkans activities in the field of Real-time Flood Risk and Pollution Management System through Computer Modelling and Big Water Data, in the region of Bosnia and Herzegovina, with potential extension of these activities throughout the Western Balkans. Supported by the Grant, H2i Balkans will organise Workshops, offer training programmes and develop early warning flood forecast web portal.

H2i Balkans has been incorporated in April 2018 (https://www.h2i.sg/news/2018/4/27/h2i-opens-european-office) as a wholly owned subsidiary of Hydroinformatics Institute Pte. Ltd. The intention behind establishment of H2i Balkans is to apply experiences in predictive modelling and real-time flood forecasting from Singapore in Bosnia and Hercegovina, and wider across the Balkans area.

Hydroinformatics Institute Pte. Ltd. is a fast-growing Singapore-registered technology company that specializes in the use of big data analytics, machine learning and advanced computer modelling to solve real-world water issues. It develops, executes and manages specialist consultancy projects in the fields of monitoring, hydrodynamic modelling, water quality modelling and operational water management systems.