ALLIANCE project posted this Technology CallSeeking innovative material and manufacturing technologies to enable cost-efficient lightweighting in high-volume automotive applicationsThe ALLIANCE partners are giving the opportunity to large and small companies, research centres, universities, and even individuals with innovative lightweighting technologies, to submit their ideas, co-develop them with the OEMs, suppliers, and knowledge partners of ALLIANCE, and shape the vehicles of tomorrow. Do you have a specific idea or concept (material or manufacturing) on how to achieve lightweighting in vehicles? Does your technology show potential to reduce the GWP impact in a life-cycle perspective? Is it affordable? Can it be implemented in high-volume vehicle production? Win the opportunity to co-develop your innovations with six leading automotive OEMs (Daimler, Opel, Toyota, Volvo, Volkswagen, CRF - the Research Centre of FCA) and four suppliers (ThyssenKrupp, Novelis, Batz, Benteler). The winning technologies will be implemented on existing vehicle parts and presented at a dedicated side event of the Aachen Body Engineering Days 2018! The ALLIANCE project is co-funded by the European Commission’s H2020 programme.
Haier posted this Technology CallSeeking technologies or solutions for rapid air dryingHaier seeks technologies or approaches that can rapidly dry air and reduce air humidity level. Background Chest freezers can experience frost formation on the internal surfaces. The frost thickness can reach 5-10 mm within 1 week and can affect the heat transfer efficiency and energy consumption. Over time the frost thickness can also reduce the available storage space and cause inconvenience to consumers who must periodically remove the frost. Tests show that the frost layers mainly concentrate on the lower part of the cabinet and its liner with a frost formation rate of 10g per day (the compressor keeps on for 10 minutes and then keeps off for 14 minutes). We are now seeking for technologies or solutions that can rapidly reduce air humidity level when air flow passes.
Organization from Germany posted this Technology CallSeeking Technology Partners for Computational Study of Crystallization ProcessUndesirable crystallization processes are problematic and often lead to plugging in food processing, medicine, sewer lines, petroleum industry and manufacturing (e.g. thermoforming). Currently, many techniques are established to avoid plugging of flow lines but they are all associated with different level of risks. We are keen to explore computational tools to study and understand crystallization processes in the presence of crystal growth inhibitors. Given that experimental techniques are both time consuming and costly, an effective approach is to employ prediction models that can be conducted with the use of computer software. This would satisfy the infinite number of conditions for which measurements are needed and to extrapolate beyond the conditions of available data. We are seeking technology partners with relevant computational tools and capability to study crystallization processes and to evaluate crystal growth inhibitors performance, compatibility, stability and specific interactions with the crystal itself.
Haier posted this Technology CallSeeking for resources and experts of incubator-CO2 design and developmentWe are looking for CO2 incubator design and manufacture teams for the development of related products. Incubator-CO2 is widely applied in the culture of cells, tissues and some special microorganisms, and in research fields of cyto-dynamics, collection of mammal cell secretions, carcinogenic effect or toxicological effect of physical and chemical factors, as well as the study and production of antigen, culture of hybridoma for antibody, IVF, stem cells, tissue engineering, drug screening and so on.