Avazyme posted this:Food safety, quality, authenticity and consulting servicesAvazyme offers agile and custom problem solving services to the food industry through the application of biological and chemical analytics. Differentiated from larger CROs that offer a rigid standardized menu of services, Avazyme is focused first on agile problem solving. Avazyme has state-of-the-art instrumentation and methodologies. Problem solving is applied to food safety, quality, authenticity and GMO testing. Avazyme also offers consulting in food regulatory science, Maximum Residue Levels (MRLs), import tolerances and food safety, quality and secondary standards, nutritional labeling, authenticity and GMO analysis. Consulting in new assay development, validation and certificate of analysis is also offered. Differentiated from larger CROs, Avazyme offers nimble, rapid and custom analytical method development and validation. Offers include development of laboratory and point of use assays. Avazyme offers organizations Independent Lab Validation (ILV). Avazyme is BSL2, EPA GLP, FDA GLP compliant and will work with companies requiring GMP and ISO17025 standards.
Universidad de Alicante posted this:Stand-alone system for the purification of brackish water directly powered by photovoltaic solar energyThe Applied Electrochemistry and Electrocatalysis Research Group at the University of Alicante has developed an Stand-alone system for the desalination and disinfection of water by Electrodialysis (ED) and the necessary water pre- and post-conditioning steps. The developed system is sustainable and environmentally-friendly being directly powered by a photovoltaic solar plant without using battery racks. This new system substantially decreases both the investment and maintenance costs by eliminating the batteries. Also, it can be adjusted to be used in water from very different sources like seawater, brackish water wells, wastewater treatment plants, industrial processes water, etc. being of particular interest for remote areas isolated from the electric grid. The Research Group has a demonstration Pilot Plant with the capacity to produce up to 1m3 of drinking water per day. The Group is looking for companies interested in the commercial exploitation of this technology through licensing agreements and/or technical cooperation.
Universidad de Alcalá-OTRI posted this:New free online course in Translation and Interpreting in Public ServicesThe FITISPos and FITISPos e-learning groups of the University of Alcalá present an introductory MOOC course for the training of bilingual people who act as translators and interpreters in public services or in situations in which the figure of these professionals is necessary. The online course is entitled: "Get Started in Translation and Interpreting in Public Services". The main objective of this course is to work on issues related to the communication process between foreign users who are not familiar with the Spanish language and the public or private institutions that provide services to society. The course is also focused on describing and practicing the functions of the translators and interpreters who work in these areas and showing how to get to work within this booming sector. The research groups FITISPos and FITISPos -ELearning seek to reach commercial agreements with technical assistance or technical cooperation agreements with public services and public institutions (courts, police stations, hospitals, schools, town halls, etc.) or private institutions (NGOs, associations of entrepreneurs with international interests or foreign employees, banks, tourist offices, etc.).
Universidad de Alicante posted this:Production of briquettes for energy recovery of furniture waste with polyurethane foamsThe Research Group "Waste, energy, environment and nanotechnology" (WEEN) from the University of Alicante has developed a new compact material and a production process of briquettes of furniture waste. This process makes it possible to carry out the management and the energy recovery of this waste, avoiding the environmental problems associated with its landfilling and also making it easier to transport, handle and store. The briquettes obtained, show physicochemical characteristics similar to the conventional and they have a high energy density being able to be used as fuel for thermal power plants or industrial boilers. Companies in the waste treatment sector and the furniture industry that are interested in commercial exploitation of this technology through licensing agreements and / or technical cooperation are sought.
Technology Transfer Office
RAMOT at Tel Aviv University Ltd. posted this:Neurodevelopmental, Gestational, Lactational and Maternal Immune Stimulation Animal Model for SchizophreniaAnimal model, schizophrenia Project ID : 10-2011-141
Universidad de Alcalá-OTRI posted this:Improvement of the working environment and the increase of productivity: diagnosis and solutions to improve the conciliation of work and family life for employees.A research group from the Department of Applied Economics at the University of Alcalá offers a consulting service for diagnosis and solutions to improve the work and family life conciliation for employees. The group is open to reach commercial agreements with companies that want to improve the working environment within their organization for better efficiency and profit maximization. Aware that conciliation is a matter of all, there is a need for men and women to share responsibility of their personal and professional duties. But of course, it is also fundamental a social consciousness aware of the relationship between conciliation and efficiency and better business performance, so that the investment in conciliation policies presume an improvement of business efficiency and loyalty of employees in the companies that follow these practices
Universidad de Alcalá-OTRI posted this:Video surveillance system and intelligence monitoritation.GEINTRA is a research group from the Department of electronics of the University of Alcala. They offer solutions for video surveillance and intelligent monitoring from the information provided by different sensors. This technological solution can be use in different applications, among which highlights people detection and object identification and tracking. Their main advantages are its versatility to be used with different objectives and in different operating environments, the intelligence of the process and control system (extracting reliable statistics, position and orientation, size, counting, mobility and other physics of the object). The group is looking for security companies, companies working in events planning or gauging control, to achieve technical collaboration agreements.
Universidad de Alcalá-OTRI posted this:Model of business transformation to increase the competitiveness of the companyA Spanish researcher from the Department of Business Studies at Alcalá University has developed a model of business transformation to improve the competitiveness of the enterprises. The methodology developed allows to identify the modern state of the enterprise and discover its level of competitiveness to prioritize actions to take in the different activities of the value chain, in order to adapt the business model and identify the functions where the real competitive advantages lie in the company and focus on them, and removing the ones that harm its competitiveness. They look for companies with problems of competitiveness to reach commercial agreements with technical assistance or license agreement.
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: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.
uacoopera 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.
Universitat de València posted this:BioCalibra: Device for activated sludge models calibrationThe device has the following advantages over existing techniques: Improves WWTP simulations: allows simulation of calibrated WWTP with only the adjustment of influent characteristics. High efficiency: allows the calculation of the most important set of parameters for the activated sludge model with the minimum of experimental effort User friendly software: all elements are controlled by the calibration software that can be installed on any conventional computer.
Universitat de València posted this:Nitrogen removal control system based on low-cost sensorsThis control system allows optimization of the activated sludge process since maintains effluent nitrogen concentration under limit values with minimum energy consumption. The most remarkable advantages provided by this technology are: Cost reduction of initial investment and maintenance Easier operation than nutrient analysers Lower time response Lower aireation energy consumption Lower pumping energy consumption
xrqtc posted this:Polymorphism Prediction in Crystal Systems of Technological InterestCurrent polymorphism studies are being carried out using one of the following three alternatives: atom-atom potentials, DFT (Density Functional Theory) calculations and ad-hoc potentials. However, all of them have serious disadvantatges. 1) with software that uses atom-atom potentials: Advantages: fast and capable of working with large molecules. Disadvantages: the "blind tests" carried out by the "Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre" are giving a 50% maximum success in the predictions. 2) with software based on DFT calculations: Advantages: good results Disadvantages: they are computationally very slow, so they are only used for very simple molecules compared with drug molecules. In addition, they have errors predicting van der Waals interactions and weak hydrogen bridges if not corrected empirically. 3) with software using ad hoc potentials for each molecule obtained from systematic exploration of the surface potential of intermolecular interactions: Advantages: efficient and faster. Disadvantages: some potentials should be calculated for each molecule studied, which are complex and slow, and is not general. The approach presented here is new and unique because the potential Pixel has never been used before for drawing polymorphic predictions and it has shown to present the advantages of all the alternatives combined. This is the first research group which has brought the potential Pixel to this level of calculation. The potential calculations and the applicability of the methode based on pixels have the same quality that the sophisticated ab initio based potential calculations. Besides, this is much faster than DFT (Functional-Based Theory)-based and ad hoc potentials ..
Universidad de Alcalá-OTRI posted this:Assessment model for the portfolio of clients and loyalty methodology (CUSTOMERING)New forms of segmentation of clients data bases that allow to optimize the commercial activities, equipping them with a balance between the short term (profitability) and the long term (value) We can highlight as advantages all those derived from:- Quantitative and qualitative identification of the value inducers of the clients’ portfolio.- Establishment of benchmarking possibilities among companies of a same sector- Improving of the results of the company, increasing sales and profits.