Blend of L. lactis strains engineered to express three different vaccine antigens against major E. coli strains.
Agriculture and Agritech
Every day we consume vast quantities of fruit, vegetables, meat and fish. What are the technologies that in the future could help us to be more sustainable and preserve our planet, while nourishing us? Here are some solutions that address just that.
Edible vaccine premix for the diet of piglets, for the preventing and combatting infections caused by Escherichia coli.
The dishwasher wastewater, regenerated via a biofilter, can be used as feed to promote plant growth thanks to its nutrient content.
Variety of tomato, rich in anthocyanins and lycopene; with nutraceutical and beneficial properties within a single food.
Extract containing anthocyanins and other polyphenols from pigmented oranges in combination with eriocitrin and other lemon flavanones.
Apparatus for processing of stone of olives used for olive oil production, to improve shelf-life of the extracted olive oils.
Use of pectin fragments in vivo, to improve a plant's resistance to pathogens by exploiting its innate defence mechanisms.
Optical analyzer, SMART-HAND, at low cost, which allows to carry out capillary checks in the agri-food sector.
Biosensor, based on the blot technique, enhanced with silica nanoparticles (Si-NPs), to detect Campylobacter in chicken.
Bio-filler derived from wine waste, which can be used as a low-cost natural filler for polymeric matrices.
Efficient microwave-based greenhouse system to heat the aerial part and a thermal source to heat the plant roots.
Smart system for monitoring and controlling the drying rate of fruit and vegetables.
Innovative technique for the formation of a work of Naturalistic Engineering, using organic waste materials.
Method and related software that allows to determine in a non-destructive way a parameter of citrus juiciness.
Biosensor to monitor and read the plant sap in real time and continuously, in particular the variations in the concentration of solutes.
New type of fodder mobile cover for fodder that guarantees regulatory simplification and a reduction in general storage costs.
The object of the invention is to reduce the environmental and human health impacts deriving from the use of pesticides in agriculture.
Molecular diagnostic method with a pair of species-specific primers to detect the presence of the phytopathogenic fungus Macrophomina phaseolina.
Natural peptaibolic tricogina peptides for leaf treatment of Plasmopara Viticola (grape downy mildew) and other common agricultural pathogens.
Smart membrane for monitoring soil drought, designed to be used in open fields and/ or greenhouses for expert irrigation water management.
Device which allows thermal monitoring of perishable goods in all those applications requiring the detection of a thermal peak/event.
Device and method that can provide real time data of the moisture content of soil, vegetation and snow covered surfaces over large areas.
System which allows smart orchard management, providing savings in labor and production factors, increasing its productivity and sustainability.
Active packaging for fruit and vegetables, able to inhibit the decay processes, the color degradation and the microbial proliferation.
System which uses data fusion techniques in order to obtain accurate data of the chemical composition of the byproducts, which are potentially pollutant.
System allows to limit the management costs for desulphurisation by eliminating the use of reagents and the formation of potentially toxic products.
Device which enables to grow plants under totally controlled environment conditions, simulating the ecosystem in which plants live.
Device which studies the moisture content of soil, able to monitor the water absorption of root systems in agriculture.
Device which can work in the spectral range from the ultraviolet to the mid-infrared, and can be configured as a camera and as a microscope.
Modular element which enables to make the weight of the "green roof" package less burdensome by substituting part of the thickness of the ground.
Material for production of chemical sensors of various types with possible applications ranging from environmental monitoring to biomedical field.
Environmentally friendly alternative to the use of chemicals for pest control, with reduction of adverse effects on the host plants and the ecosystems.
Device that allows the extraction of biomass from the silobags without ground losses and pollution both during the bag removal and the conveying process.
Biodegradable and biocompatible hydrogel that can be used in several environmental applications enabling not to create polluting residue.
Localization method of RFID that can be applied to locate both moving / stationary tags and moving readers by using tags as a reference.
Non-invasive tool for measuring the water content of the plant (leaves) and the related apparatus and management tool.
Method able to reduce the nitrogen load of livestock waste and be advantageous both in economic and environmental terms.
Invention for treating fluid and aqueous (organic) suspensions characterized by high ammonium contents through cation exchange.
Invention for analysis of the dust released by seeds treated with pesticides or micro-organisms through portable optical systems or stereomicroscopes.
System for determing directly on the field the degree of grapes phenolic ripening through digital images acquisition.
Use of benzofurans as "natural-like" synthetic herbicides, characterized by a high phytotoxic and herbicidal activity.
Mixture of microorganisms interacting with plants and playing a role in promoting turf growth and protection of the herbal health.
Technology for the disinfection of agricultural soil from infesting/pathogenic agents, using microwaves or radio frequency.
The automatic machine for real-time detection of contaminants is able to determine the content of a liquid phase.