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Lidia Aguilera posted this:Bioimaging Platform - Luxembourg Centre for Systems BiomedicineThe LCSB Bioimaging Platform (bip) provides access to and support for a broad palette of advanced microscopy and flow cytometry instruments, enabling researchers to perform studies from the tissue level and down to sub-cellular scales.
Technology Transfer Officer at University of Luxembourg
- Energy & WasteEnergy & WasteEnergy & Waste
Small and Medium Enterprise
Energy & Waste posted this:Biolimp-MPdry. Technology for biogas cleaningBiogas is a dirty gas. Therefore, it requires a previous cleaning to be used as biofuel. There are many components to be removing, among them, water vapor, siloxane, halogenated hydrocarbons and H2S, all of them, affects the good performance of the CHP system. The Biolimp-MPdry technology is a multipropose technology that allows the biogas cleaning with a very lower costs and high performace yield.
UNIVERSIDAD DE ALICANTE posted this:Biological control of pests: breeding protocol for Sphaerophoria rueppellii for use in biological control of aphidsMembers of CIBIO Research Institute, led by Professor Maria Angeles Marcos Garcia, head of the Associated Unit to CSIC, have developed a method to raise the dipterans predator Sphaerophoria rueppellii. This insect is known for its efficiency and high specificity predatory sirphid being more suitable as biological control agent against agricultural pests from aphids in a Mediterranean climate crops. The use of this natural enemy for biological control of pests will reduce pesticide use in both agricultural crops and in urban gardens. Have been optimized environmental conditions for breeding, such as diet (both immature and adult stages) to ensure a higher reproductive potential and higher rates of survival. The group is looking for companies interested in acquiring the technology for commercial exploitation. Innovative aspects 1- The only species of industrially produced sirphid (Episyphus balteatus) does not effectively control aphid pests in Mediterranean cultures, this is why the selection of another species of sirphid to act as a viable alternative in the field Mediterranean was needed. The novelty of this specie is that and in most cases of biological control, using species that are commercially available, or not part of the fauna, in this case, we have managed to breed the species in field trials, proved to have the greatest potential for control. 2- This is the first time that this predator specie is bred in the laboratory and maintain continuously during successive generations breeding in significant amounts from individuals. 3- Due to the invention has been developed by a consolidated research group, it will be applied a Quality Control (under the rules of the International Organisation for Biological and Integrated Control), to ensure the viability and product quality
Centre Technology Transfer CITTRU posted this:Biological method of reducing excessive growth of filamentous bacteria in activated sludge in wastewater treatment plantsThe subject of the offer is a biological method of reducing excessive growth of filamentous bacteria in activated sludge in wastewater treatment plants. The invention uses organisms naturally occurring in the activated sludge - rotifers, which eliminate filamentous bacteria that cause bulking of activated sludge - one of the most prevailing and most serious problems in sewage treatment plants
- IMDEA Water InstituteIMDEA Water InstituteIMDEA Water Institute
Research & Technology Organization
IMDEA Water Institute posted this:Biology and microbiology laboratoryIn our Biology and Microbiology laboratory we provide surface and groundwater analysis services in order to: • Support water quality surveillance initiatives through standardised national and international methods, in accordance with the Water Framework Directive (WFD 2000/60/EC) and Groundwater Directive (GWD2006/118/EC). • Monitor cyanobacteria blooms and their toxins in surface water and develop technological solutions for the elimination of cyanotoxins in water treatment.
UNIVERSIDAD DE ALICANTE posted this:Biometric identification system based on eye blinkingThe Optics and Vision Sciences research group at the University of Alicante has developed a method for biometric authentication by recognizing the blinking of a subject. The method consists of studying and characterizing the changes in the intensity of diffused light during the blinking process. Those changes are used to classify the blinks using different algorithms. A subject can then be identified according to the parameters recorded. This method allows the authentication of subjects by means of a non-contact procedure, and even unconsciously. Commercial or built-in on mobile devices video cameras or webcams can be used for its application provided that the video is recorded at rates higher than 150 frames per second (fps). We are looking for companies interested in the commercial exploitation of this technology as well as in adapting it for the development of related projects.
Lucas Montes posted this:Biomimetic magnetic nanoparticles for its use in biotechnological applicationsThe present invention provides a composition which contains nanoparticles of magnetite made in presence of magnetosome proteins expressed as recombinant. These nanoparticles are biocompatibles, have a negative charge at physiological pH and a size higher tan 30nm, considered in the range of the singular magnetic domain, for different uses in the field of biotechnology, as well as for its use for for drug administration for the treatment of cancer.
Technology Transfer Advisor at University of Granada (OTRI)
Maria João Cardoso posted this:Biopolymer based micro- and nano-particles for industrial and environmental applicationsMethod for preparing hybrid materials based on biopolymer and silica, in the form of spherical particles with uniform size and smaller than 1 micrometer (µm), for several applications in environmental and industrial areas.
Science and Technology Manager at UATEC - Unidade de Transferência de Tecnologia
UATEC - Unidade de Transferência de Tecnologia posted this:Biopolymer based micro- and nanoparticlesA group of researchers from a Portuguese university developed a method for preparing new hybrid materials based on biopolymer and silica, in the form of spherical particles with uniform size and smaller than 1 micrometer for a number of applications in environmental and industrial areas. The method is also effective for coating nanoparticles of variable nature, with a thin shell (tens of nanometers) with composition identical to the hybrids. The materials have been successfully tested in the removal of chemical species in water at laboratory scale, in particular in the removal of organic pollutants dyes and pharmaceutical compounds. Other applications are being considered. The University looks for companies working in the environmental, pharmaceutical or biotechnology areas, or companies in the area of materials for licensing and / or future collaboration in developing new formulations and testing new applications.
Universidad de Alcalá-OTRI posted this:Bioremediation strategy in situ for the precipitation and immobilization of uranium and other toxic elements in contaminated soils.A research group from the Geology Department of the University of Alcalá is developing a technology to study the role of the oxidation-reduction processes of humics in the reduction of uranium and other toxic metals in contaminated soils to determine whether stimulating the activity of humic-reducing and oxidizing microbial communities in contaminated soils can be an effective strategy for the in situ immobilization of uranium and other toxic metals. The group is looking for technical cooperation projects with companies.
- Germans Trias i Pujol Health Sciences Research InstituteGermans Trias i Pujol Health Sciences Research InstituteGermans Trias i Pujol Health Sciences Research Institute
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Germans Trias i Pujol Health Sciences Research Institute posted this:Biosignatures for ulcerative colitisCurrently, the glucocorticoids are the first-line of treatment for of moderate-to-severe flare-ups. However, up to 40% of patients do not have an adequate response. Mechanisms of steroid-refractoriness in UC remains unknown. In addition, corticosteroid failure impair the effectiveness of rescue therapies.
UNIVERSIDAD DE ALICANTE posted this:Black titanias for photocatalysis, solar cells and environmental applications• The titania is black, and then absorb in the whole visible range (band gap 2.74 eV) and maintains its photocatalytic activity at least after 5 cycles reaction with an efficiency of 95 %. • The synthesis process is simple, inexpensive and versatile (a wide variety of functional compounds can be incorporated in the structure of the titania lattice avoiding blocking the mesoporosity and maintaining the anatase structure). • Excellent thermal and hydrothermal stability. The functionality is incorporated into the structure of the titania being protected thereby.
Universidad de Alcalá-OTRI posted this:Blind spot assitance device to exit maneuver in perpendicular and angled parking.Innovative Sensing and Intelligent System is a Spanish research group from the Department of Automatic of the University of Alcala has developed a technology which describes an assistance device for exit maneuvers when the car is parked in perpendicular or angled parking. The invention consists of one or two cameras one settled up on the right lateral back and/or another one on the previous part. The system provides automatically an audible or visual alarm to inform the driver that some vehicles are approaching the exit lane. The group seeks automotive companies to achieve license, commercial or collaborative agreements with technical assistance.
DIT Hothouse posted this:BovAlert: Priority Animal Health TestingBovAlert is an electrochemical diagnostic device which tests the milk of animal herds for liver fluke, providing quick and easy information regarding disease status. The technology consists of a handheld electronic reader and an assay card for on-site field testing and validation.
Fundació URV posted this:Breath test for dengue disease diagnosisElectronic nose device capable of detecting volatile organic compounds (VOCs) present in the breath of peopel suffering from Dengue. Dengue is a mosquito-borne viral infection causing a severe flu-like illness and, sometimes, it causes a potentially lethal complication called severe (haemorrhagic) dengue. In up to 80% of the cases, the disease is asymptomatic or mild, and can even pass unobserved. There is no specific treatment for Dengue or for Haemorrhagic Dengue, but its diagnosis at an early stage reduces the mortality rate below 1%. The current diagnosis of dengue is carried out in epidemiology laboratories by blood tests, which may be negative in the early stages of the disease. In this invention, a new system for non-invasive, early, fast and easy to use diagnosis test for Dengue disease from exhaled breath analysis has been developed.
IVAN RODRIGUEZ ROSELLO posted this:Briquettes of flexible polyurethane foam with latex or viscoelastic foam for the energy recovery of mattress wastesThe research group, " Wastes, Energy, Environment and Nanotechnology ", belonging to the University Institute of Engineering of the Chemical Processes (WEEN-IECP) at the University of Alicante, has developed a new compacted material and the procedure for manufacturing briquettes from mattress wastes (flexible polyurethane foam, latex foam and viscoelastic foam). In view of the high calorific values of these wastes, these briquettes can be used as fuel product for industrial use, allowing their energy recovery giving hereby a solution to the build-up of mattresses in landfills. Likewise, this process would improve their transport, manipulation and storage. In addition, the fact that the conditions for the obtaining of the briquettes are not very extreme, this system could be placed in the landfill’s facilities. Companies in the mattress waste management sector, landfills or other private entities interested in the commercial development of this technology through license agreements and / or technical cooperation are sought.
Licensing Manager at UNIVERSIDAD DE ALICANTE
- Technology Transfer OfficeTechnology Transfer OfficeTechnology Transfer Office
Technology Transfer Office
Technology Transfer Office posted this:Brno Dynamic Solidification Models®Continuous casting process of steel cannot be in these days controlled without the use of mathematical models, computer simulations and advanced control and optimization methods. The proposed dynamic solidification model allows for real-time simulations of heat transfer and solidification of continuously cast steel slabs and billets. The model can also be coupled with optimization modules for the effective and appropriate control and regulation of casting.
Cracow University of Technology posted this:Building and Architectural Acoustics LaboratoryBuilding and Architectural Acoustics Laboratory (BAAL) is a part of Building Physics Lab. Our mission is to help architects and structural designers make their buildings acoustically better. We also help building material manufacturers to develop or improve acoustical performance in their products. We offer consulting services in the field of acoustics from the design phase until final building or product testing.
- RAMOT at Tel Aviv University Ltd.RAMOT at Tel Aviv University Ltd.RAMOT at Tel Aviv University Ltd.
Technology Transfer Office
RAMOT at Tel Aviv University Ltd. posted this:Cancellation of Non-linear Interference in Optical Fiber CommunicationCancellation of Non-linear Interference in Optical Fiber Communication Project ID : 7-2013-675
Universidad de Alcalá-OTRI posted this:Capacity control and people counting system.GEINTRA, a research group from the department of electronics of the University of Alcala, offers a technological solution for people counting allowing an accurately real-time people counting. The system can count the exact number of people accessing a particular enclosure (building, shopping malls, nightclubs, etc.) which allows to take appropriate actions based on the number of people who are inside the controlled room (it informs to the authorities of the number of people, it can be used for the ventilation activation adapted to the needs, restricted access, etc.). GEINTRA is looking for companies working in technological or telecommunications sectors to achieve cooperation or license agreements.
Universidad de Alcalá-OTRI posted this:Carbosilane dendrimers and their use as antiviralsThe research group in "Dendrimers for Biomedical Applications" of the University of Alcalá presents these highly branched macromolecules synthesized from a polyfunctional nucleus, of carbosilane structure and functionalized in its periphery with anionic groups that give the macromolecule a negative net charge. In addition, the invention relates to the use of the dendrimers as an antimicrobial and the process for obtaining them. The group seeks to reach collaboration agreements, licensing or commercial agreements with technical assistance, with companies in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and biomedicine sectors in general.
Universidad de Alcalá-OTRI posted this:Carbosilane dendrimers with a polyphenolic nucleus and their use as antiviralsThe research group in «Dendrimers for biomedical applications» of the University of Alcalá presents carbosilane dendrimers with a polyphenolic nucleus, its obtaining procedure and its uses as antiviral, antibacterial and antifungal agents. The group seeks to reach collaboration agreements, licensing or commercial agreements with technical assistance, with companies from the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and biomedicine sectors in general.
Universidad de Alcalá-OTRI posted this:Carbosilane dendrimers with polyphenolic groups. Uses as antioxidants and anticancer.The "Dendrimer for biomedical applications Research Group" at Alcalá University presents dendritic macromolecules with skeleton of carbosilane nature that contain in their structure polyphenolic groups (GPF). These compounds are powerful antioxidants and free radical scavengers, as well as anticancer agents, with application in sectors such as food, cosmetics and pharmaceutical industry. The invention provides a process for its procurance and uses.
Universidad de Alcalá-OTRI posted this:Carbosilane dendrimers with terminal thiol groups on their surface. Their preparation and their uses.The research group in «Dendrimers for biomedical applications» of the University of Alcalá presents the procedure for obtaining and using carbosilane dendrimers with terminal thiol groups on their surface, as antioxidants and radical scavengers for their application in the food industry, cosmetic and pharmaceutical. The group seeks to reach licensing agreements, collaboration agreements or commercial agreements with technical assistance, with enterprises from the food industry, cosmetic, biotechnology, Biomedicine or pharmaceutical sector.
Universidad de Alcalá-OTRI posted this:Carbosilane dendritic compounds homo and heterofunctionalizedA Spanish research group from the Department of Organic and Inorganic Chemistry of Alcala University has developed a highly branched macromolecules called dendrimers or dendrons, with carbosilane structure and functionalized on its periphery with anionic or cationic groups, providing the macromolecule a net negative or positive charge respectively. The invention also concerns the dendrimers’ procurement process and their biomedical applications, particularly as carriers of drugs or nucleic acids (such ODN, siRNA, dsRNA or DNA), or as therapeutic agents with antiviral or antibacterial activity. The group is looking for companies in the biomedical sector to reach licensing agreements, collaboration and commercial agreements with technical assistance.
Universidad de Alcalá-OTRI posted this:Carbosilane dendrons functionalized with fatty acids: Formation of micelles and uses in biomedicine as antiviral, antibacterial, antiprionic, antimicrobial and drug transporters.The research group of the University of Alcalá in «Dendrimers for biomedical applications» presents the following invention that refers to the formation of dendrons of carbosilane structure that have in their periphery preferably anionic or cationic groups and in the focal point fatty acids or derivatives of these. Its main field of application is in biomedicine, as non-viral transport agents, as drug transporters, to elaborate a drug, as antimicrobial, antiviral or antipyretic agents. In the environmental sector we also find its application as biocides for water treatment. The group seeks to reach license agreements, collaboration or commercial agreements with technical assistance with companies from the sector of Health, Pharma and Environment.
Centre Technology Transfer CITTRU posted this:Catalyst for low-temperature decomposition of dinitrogen oxide in tail gases from a nitric acid plantLow-temperature catalytic decomposition of dinitrogen oxide, carried out by the developed catalytic system which is the subject of the offer, is much more favorable in comparison with other solutions because of: •lack of necessity to use any reducing agents; •relatively low operating temperature; •high catalytic activity in the presence of other components of tail gases (oxygen, water and other oxides of nitrogen). Experimental studies, both in the laboratory scale and in the pilot plant at the Fertilizers Research Institute in Puławy (Poland), carried out for several prototype catalysts confirmed the high catalytic activity of materials offered. These studies consisted of: •passing a mixture of nitrous oxide and helium through the bed of a catalyst placed in a quartz reactor, •passing a tail gases from the pilot plant of nitric acid manufacturing, characterized by the same composition as the tail gases in the real industrial plant, through the catalytic system, and then determining the tail composition after reaction. The degree of decomposition of dinitrogen oxide in a mixture of N2O and He, at a temperature of 300°C was 95%, while decomposition products were only molecular nitrogen and oxygen. The pilot plant at a temperature of 350°C revealed the degree of decomposition of dinitrogen oxide was higher than 90%.
Centre Technology Transfer CITTRU posted this:Catalysts for low-temperature combustion of methane from low-caloric sources and methods for their preparationDue to the rising emission of methane and its extensive contribution to the greenhouse effect, the reduction of CH4 emissions from low-caloric anthropogenic sources is currently a vital importance. The main sources of the methane emission are: exploitation of oil pools, coal mining, pas power stations, landfills, agriculture and biomass. The most popular method of the reduction of methane is its catalytic combustion. Unfortunately, this method has few limitations associated mainly with hard activation of the C-H bond in CH4 and low concentrations of methane in the emitted gases. The catalytic oxidation of methane is limited also by the very large airflows (of order 105 m3/min), passing through the catalyst bed during the process. There is still a lack on the market of a technological solution based on total catalytic combustion of CH4 in the economically reasonable low-temperature window, i.e. below 400 °C. The most popular method among the methods limiting the emission of methane to the atmosphere is the one based on its catalytic combustion. However, this procedure has disadvantages, mainly due to the high activation energy of methane molecules and also because of the low concentration of methane emitted from anthropogenic sources. There is no technology allowing effectively combusting of methane with the concentration of 1-2 % and in the economically justified temperatures, i.e. lower than 400 °C. The fundamental advantages of offered solutions are: - method for preparing catalysts that ensures the repeatability of the parameters and high efficiency in the reactions of methane combustion, - increased both the activity and the thermal stability of the catalysts in comparison with other systems described in the literature, - possibility of using the catalysts in the total oxidation of methane emitted from the low-caloric sources at temperatures below 400 °C.
Frederic Ratel posted this:Catalytic process for the preparation of carboxylic acids from haloalkanes or alkenes.A convergent process for the preparation of terminal carboxylic acids by carboxylation of mixtures of bromoalkenes or mixtures of olefins has been developed. The process is catalytic in nickel and allows preparing a unique product from a mixture of starting materials (regioconvergent process), which allows saving several synthetic and separation steps in processing and renders possible the use of the process with exhaust streams from crackers. The process is useful for the production of fatty acids.
Licensing Manager at Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia
Fundació URV posted this:Catalytic wastewater treatment for organic matter removalThe catalytic technology allows you to remove high concentrations of COD (40.000-200.000ppm) at atmospheric pressure. All kind of organic compunds are removed (biodegradable and non biodegradable ones). The catalyst life is around 2-3 years. It is an exothermic process, so the energy needed for the process is just for the start up. The process works at 250-350ºC.