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Universidad de Alcalá-OTRI posted this:Detector of early allergic reactions during diagnostic challenge tests for food and drugs.GEINTRA is a research group from the Department of electronic of the University of Alcala. One of its research areas is the analysis of biomedical. The algorithm obtained allows detecting in an early stage the appearance of allergic reactions during the exposure or provocation test are made in a hospital. This system is based on the measurement of the heart rate variability. With this methodology the time of exposure to the tests is reduced therefore the stress for the patient decreases. The group is looking for companies working in the health sector to achieve technical cooperation and manufacturing agreements or commercial agreements with technical cooperation.
Universidad de Alcalá-OTRI posted this:Development and method of construction of a new electrochemical sensor of Magnesium (Mg2 +), without the need to add organic salts, additives or organic solvents to the sampleThe research group in Bioelectrochemistry and Biosensors of the University of Alcalá in collaboration with the Textile Industry Research Association (AITEX) has developed an electrochemical sensor of magnesium (Mg2 +) and a construction method based on the formation of a polymeric three-dimensional network that allows the entrapment / immobilization of a selective indicator for Mg2 +, eriochrome black T, by the use of a crosslinking agent and a polymer. The combination of these three reagents allows the construction of the sensor on any conductive surface, avoiding the electro polymerization of the indicator. The resulting sensor allows to measure MG2 + in any type of samples, without the need to add organic salts, additives or organic solvents. The quantification of Mg2 + is done directly by incubating the sensor in the sample containing the analyte, resulting in a modification of the amperometric signal proportional to its concentration. This method has many applications especially in health and biomedical sector since Mg2 + participates in such important activities as neuronal, neuromuscular transmission, or regulation of blood pressure and plays a key role in various pathologies such as vascular and migraines headache. The group is looking for companies in the agro-food, bio-sanitary and environmental sectors, with the aim of reaching technical collaboration agreements, commercial agreements or patent licenses.
Fundació URV posted this:Development of Electronic Systems for Smart Energy ManagementWe develop electronic power systems with several power sources and loads, which allows the programming of various energy management strategies, based on algorithms and databases obtained by an integrated instrumentation. Therefore, it offers the coordination and optimization of the different power sources, with the result of a high energy saving and life extension of the systems.
Universidad de Alcalá-OTRI posted this:Device and method for ventricular repolarization alternans detection by windowing.A Spanish research group from the Department of Signal Theory and Communications at University of Alcalá (Spain) has designed a device and method for detecting ventricular repolarization alternans based on continuous time analysis and the extraction of the information using windowing. As a main feature, the method presents high robustness against noise and it is very robust against variability of heart rate due to standardization techniques used. Moreover, it includes a procedure to separate the repolarization information from artifacts. Because of these characteristics, it is particularly suitable for implementation in portable monitoring devices and implantable devices. The group is looking for companies of Medical equipment and health technology to reach licensing agreements or collaboration and commercial agreements for technical assistance.
UATEC - Unidade de Transferência de Tecnologia posted this:Device for chromatic counting and quantification of organisms or particles in a suspensionThe execution of ecotoxicological tests with organisms in liquid medium, eg. Daphnia sp., requires its counting and characterization to evaluate several parameters. Currently the score is performed by technicians by direct observation (“naked eye”) of exposed organisms. This process is slow, tiring and subject to human error, and it can have adverse effects on visual acuity of the technical staff involved in the count. This patent, developed in a Portuguese university, solves the problem by counting and automating this process with gains in runtime and accuracy and enabling quick and efficient recount. It follows the optimization of the process of assessing the exposure to contaminants in tests that require the use of small-sized organizations. The university is looking for companies interested in the production and commercialization of this industrial equipment.
UNIVERSIDAD DE BURGOS posted this:Device for detecting and monitoring lactate in sweatElectronic device capable of detecting lactic acid in sweat, in real time, through screen-printed electrodes. The device includes an enzymatic biosensor capable of measuring the specific activity of the enzyme lactate oxidase on lactic acid, substance generated during physical exercise and partly excreted through sweat.
Universidad de Cádiz posted this:Device for easy, quick and nondestructive fouling's evaluation in water treatment systems with membranes in spiral configuration.This device allows a faster diagnosis, more efficient and more economic than the alternative proceeding. Its design allows obtaining reliable and accurate information on the degree of fouling and biofouling that membranes of the unit are developing without sacrificing any of them. Its quick placement and removal allows distribute these devices in the facility to improve the management of the facility. It is possible even operate with difference type of membrane for doing comparative studies of resistance to fouling with a view to introducing future changes of the type of membrane in the desalinization plant
Unitat de Valorització de la URV posted this:Device for passive supression of vortex-induced vibrations (VIV) in structuresThe present invention relates to a device for suppression of Vortex-induced vibrations (known as VIV) in flexible structures or in elastically supported rigid structures. Vortex-induced vibrations are a type of fluid-structure interactions that are consequence of the unsteady periodic forces generated in the wake of bluff bodies when affected by currents. The forces induced on the structures as a result of the large region of separated flow in the wake of the structure, result in vibrations. Vibrations can be fatal in engineering applications. Structures with low mass and damping are the ones in which VIV can be more important. In marine applications, most of the structures are characterised by combined low mass-damping. Although VIV is crucial in marine applications, the invention described here could also be used to prevent VIV in other non-marine scenarios such as structures affected by winds.
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- UNIVERSIDAD DE ALICANTEUNIVERSIDAD DE ALICANTEUNIVERSIDAD DE ALICANTE
Research & Technology Organization
UNIVERSIDAD DE ALICANTE posted this:Device for position and lumbar spine control.A device to control the position and movement of the lumbar spine has been developed. This device measures the degree of lumbar spine and trunk rotation as well as changes in position or while performing any type of physical activity. The device is patented and potential partners to license the technology or develop end products based on this technology are sought.
Universidad de Alcalá-OTRI posted this:Device for taking pictures of the treetopsResearchers at the University of Alcalá present a novel device that allows non-destructive sampling of treetops from the ground to quantify the damage caused by biotic agents (pests) and abiotic (storms, hail, torrential rains) or to control production of fruits, without the need for artificial means of elevating the operator, reducing the risk to the observer and to the health of the tree itself. The research group seeks to achieve commercial or licensing agreements with companies in the forestry sector (wood, cork, ...), agriculture sector or agricultural insurers.
UNIVERSIDAD DE BURGOS posted this:Device to measure the diffuse solar radiation in any direction at the same time: energy efficiency applicationsDevice that allows simultaneous diffuse radiation in four spatial directions and in both horizontal and vertical planes. Model the diffuse radiation over any facade or cover surface is possible using this mechanism.
University of Vigo posted this:Diagnosis and cleaning using laser technology for the restoration of historical monumentsSince ancient times granite has been used in historic buildings. Some restorers used to apply molten beeswax on their granite surfaces to stop imminent deterioration of the monuments. At first, this treatment was a good solution to consolidate the stone, but with time it resulted counterproductive. This method allows removal and cleaning of wax and other contaminants from porous stones in historical monuments and artworks using nondestructive means through laser technology.
Universidad de Alcalá-OTRI posted this:Diagnosis of the Building Pathologies by qualified and quantified images.The research group "Image, Metrics and Architecture" from the University of Alcalá along with the startup Voar has developed the tool for the diagnosis of pathologies in the construction by the images processing. The images are captured with digital, thermal imagers, with the use of drones and robots to enter to areas with difficult access and from them, the processing that facilitates the diagnosis is carried out with a software. This tool is useful for conservation and maintenance companies of buildings, real estate corporations, insurance companies or certification to achieve collaboration and commercial agreements with technical assistance.
- Germans Trias i Pujol Health Sciences Research InstituteGermans Trias i Pujol Health Sciences Research Institute
Germans Trias i Pujol Health Sciences Research Institute posted this:Diagnostic biomarkers for dementia with Lewy BodiesThe present data provide a solid basis for the development of genetic biomarkers for the early identification of patients suffering from dementia with Lewy bodies and to classify them into specific molecular subtypes. One of the biomarkers correlates with the development of Lewy pathology in the brain and may be useful to monitor the success of possible alpha-synuclein antiaggregatory therapies.
Universidad de Alcalá-OTRI posted this:Differential detection system over optical fiber based on Brillouin stimulated scattering.A Spanish research group from the Department of Electronics of Alcalá University has developed a system and method for optical fiber sensing based on Brillouin stimulated scattering. This method consists in separating the two signals which comprises the probe signal to obtain the difference between amplification band and attenuation stimulated band or vice versa. The group is looking for companies in the technology sector and telecommunications to reach licensing agreements, collaboration and commercial agreements with technical assistance.
UNIVERSIDAD DE BURGOS posted this:Direct “in situ” determination of ascorbic acid (Vitamin C) using a device formed by three disposable screen-printed electrodesNew device for direct “in situ” detection of ascorbic acid in different types of liquid samples, for example biological samples or food products. The equipment consists of an electrode system formed by three disposable electrodes, obtained by silkscreen printing.
Universidad de Alcalá-OTRI posted this:Distributed characterization system and method of variations of the refractive index of an optical fiber.The Photonics Research Group of Alcalá University has developed a method and a system that both allow to take at the same time, distributed measures of deformation and temperature, derived from the laser source, vibrations…, based on a ɸ -OTDR system with limited elements and therefore reducing the cost of the sensor system. The group seeks to reach licensing, cooperation and commercial agreements with telecommunications companies or sensing and distributed characterization of optical fiber enterprises.
UATEC - Unidade de Transferência de Tecnologia posted this:Distributed interference cancelation based on outdated channel gain informationA group of researchers from a Portuguese university has developed a technology for distributed communication systems where several pairs of transmitters/receivers communicate simultaneously using the same resources. The invention aims to increase the throughput of current cellular communication systems. The advantages of this technology in relation to existing solutions are: 1) the throughput is enhanced and proportional to the square root of the number of transmitter/receiver pairs. 2) the interference is canceled using only outdated channel gain information and the interference removal procedure is distributed. The university is looking for companies on the wireless communications arena interested in improving the capacity of their communication systems.
Cracow University of Technology posted this:Division For Manufacturing System Design - Cracow University of TechnologyActivities of Division are mainly focused on research and technology development in the field of applied mechanics, material engineering, machine design, thermal and process engineering, production engineering, computing sciences, power engineering and computer sciences. FME employs about 250 research and teaching staff. It offers the following fields of studies: power engineering, machine design and operation, automatics and robotics, management and production engineering, computer sciences, biomedical engineering and industrial design. Currently there is more than 4000 of students at FME and 250 teaching staff.
CD Genomics posted this:DNA & Genomics Sequencing ServiceCD Genomics proprietary GenSeqTM Technology provides advanced multi-omics and bioinformatics service solutions for its global The Specialties of GenSeqTM customers who do research in laboratory. Equipped with the broadest industrial array of cutting-edge technologies and coupled with a group of experienced scientists and bioinformaticians, CD Genomics possesses significant contributions to genetic research.
UATEC - Unidade de Transferência de Tecnologia posted this:DNA Barcodes – DNA authentication mark (traceability and identification of food products)The present invention consists on the development and application of "molecular tags" or “molecular barcoded labels”, of easy synthesis and production in large quantities. These labels are of simple application, invisible to the naked eye and of rapid detection using low cost equipments and reagents typically used for molecular biology. Basically, the labels consist of chimerical molecules of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) and the detection and read of these molecules do not depend on sequencing approaches. The information in these labels can be accessed in a similar way as it is done for most common barcoded systems.
Universidad de Alcalá-OTRI posted this:Double mesh prosthesis that corrects defects in the abdominal wall and prevents adhesion formation at the peritoneal interfaceA research group from the Surgery Department of Alcala University has designed an implantable prosthesis made of two meshes joined together, for abdominal surgery uses. This prosthesis prevents the erosion of the viscera by promoting mesothelial deposition. Both meshes induce fibroblast proliferation and collagen deposition achieving the definitive repair of the defect at the expense of connective tissue. This research group is looking for manufacturing and license agreements.
Universidad de Alcalá-OTRI posted this:Double port injector to corneal transplant DMEKThe Reseacrh group in Cell biology of solid tumors and tisular regeneration from Alcala University and the Research group in Cellular Engineering from University from Hospital La Paz, have developed a new injector designed to reduce endotellial damage during the corneal endothelial graft implantation in eye´s anterior chamber. The group is looking for cooperation or commercial agreement with companies manufacturers of sanitary products and medical devices, ophthalmological clinics and hospitals.
Universidad de Alcalá-OTRI posted this:DriveSafe: App that monitors and scores your driving, generating alerts when it is not safe.The RobeSafe group of the Department of Electronics of the University of Alcalá has developed the application DriveSafe that monitors and evaluates the driving profiles of the drivers generating alerts in real time when they are considered to be unsafe. Placing the mobile device on the vehicle's windshield, the application uses the smartphone's sensors (accelerometers, GPS, rear camera) to get a complete assessment of the driving and create a driver profile that can be checked either on real time during the trip, or reviewed in detail once the route is over. The system requires only a slight calibration. The application has a dual functionality. On the one hand, it provides real-time Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) services, improving the safety of drivers in all types of vehicles (mainly low-end), which otherwise would only be available in premium vehicles high-end. On the other hand, it generates a history of the driver behavior that may be useful to the driver himself or to insurance, logistics or other companies in order to mitigate potential risks and reduce operational costs. The group is looking for companies from the Transport, Insurance or Apps sector to sign technical collaboration agreements, commercial agreements with technical assistance and license agreements.
- Germans Trias i Pujol Health Sciences Research InstituteGermans Trias i Pujol Health Sciences Research Institute
Germans Trias i Pujol Health Sciences Research Institute posted this:Drug Delivery PlatformColonoscopic procedures have become widespread in recent years since colorectal cancer (CRC) and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) have become prevalent disorders. Their use has expanded as diagnostic and therapeutic tools in both elective and emergency situations. Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the most common cancer in both men and women. In the case of polypectomy, as in the case of surgery, the stabilization of the primary tumors could allow the use of optimizing chemotherapy and therefore an overall improvement in the treatment of the disease.
- NDI FoundationNDI FoundationNDI Foundation
Science and Technology Park
NDI Foundation posted this:DSP - digital signal processor of new generationThe project offers new assembler, that’s High level assembler and New core of processor’s architecture. The invention is new generation device for signals processing. The proposed assembly language is based on a formulaic recording of mathematical operations, which greatly improves the process of creating programs and their debugging. Program language maximally adapted to the processing of data arrays, tables, etc. Temporary programming costs are reduced repeatedly and commensurate with programming in C, and in some cases even less, and resulted with efficient assembly code. Developed prototype of core DSP implemented and successfully tested. Complete set for work with the processor and software: simulator, compiler, debugger system tests, library routines etc. Prepared patent applications, including patent applications for DSP core architecture and instruction set, as well as some of the functional blocks. The developed core can be a base for a number of circuits intended for different applications. The proposed architecture of the core is not the final possible product. Currently the architecture of the microcontroller and the next version of DSP core with a flexible architecture and programming language are under development.
- University of Granada (OTRI)University of Granada (OTRI)University of Granada (OTRI)
Technology Transfer Office
University of Granada (OTRI) posted this:Dual Probes for Flow Cytometry and Mass CytometryResearchers of the University of Granada have developed probes based on nanoparticles, both fluorescent and functionalized with metals, which act as dual probes, and can be used for both flow cytometry (FACS –Fluorescent-Activated Cell Sorting) and mass cytometry (CyTOF -Cytometry by Time-Of-Flight-). The probes can be used for bar coding of living cells or carrying out in vivo studies of different cell lineages through cell co-cultures as well as the activation of drug precursors through cytoplasmic catalysis of organometallic reactions inside living cells.
- Chicagoland AutomationChicagoland AutomationChicagoland Automation
Small and Medium Enterprise
Chicagoland Automation posted this:Dual/Triple Sump pump controller with optional bluetooth or Wifi connectivityDual sumpump controller with redundant level sensing and % level showing. Optional Bluetooth/ Wifi connectivity for mobile app or IOT. One primary and one secondary back up pump, Automatic testing of back up pump when water level rise rate is slow. Pump start/stop will vary within programmed range and depending on water level rise to minimize start / stop cycles. Option for third pump.
- IMDEA Water InstituteIMDEA Water InstituteIMDEA Water Institute
Research & Technology Organization
IMDEA Water Institute posted this:Ecological assessment of groundwater and groundwater dependent ecosystemsAn integrated management of groundwater resources requires a complete monitoring of biological, ecological and physical-chemical water properties in order to enhance our understanding on the ecosystem services they provide. IMDEA Water offers environmental services and fauna survey in groundwater (GW) and groundwater dependent ecosystems (GDEs) (i.e. the hyporheic zone of rivers, wetlands) for the groundwater resource sector. In order to ensure an adequate quality of groundwater for urban and rural consumption and considering the protection of aquatic resources to accomplish the directives regulations concerning water resources (Water Framework Directive, WFD 2000/60/EC, Directive on Environmental Quality, DEC 2008/105/EC and Groundwater Directive, GWD 2006/118/EC), we offer our integrated environmental consulting service on ecological assessment of GW and GDEs using a combination of traditional and innovative techniques for monitoring, evaluation and ecological analysis of GW biotic communities. We provide cost effective project solutions and outstanding client relations by delivering scientifically rigorous surveys on groundwater ecosystems.
Centre Technology Transfer CITTRU posted this:Ecological solid fuel additive, which improve fuel combustion efficiency and decrease soot generation.Solid fuel eco-additive reduces soot production and deposition on chimney walls, flues and boiler installation. Moreover it doesn't cause boiler corrosion. Consequently it improves boiler thermal efficiency and fuel combustion effectiveness. That means lower costs of heating. It also modifies soot to be biodegradable, prevents releasing soot-related pollutions and isn't harmful to human health.