Simultaneous recovery of the waste heat in useful electricity and the reduction of the operating temperature of the electronic chips.
Preview of TSD 2021 – Towards Sustainable Development
With the upcoming Tech Share Day 2021 focused on Environmentally Sound Technologies, held from the 5th to the 7th of May 2021. Here is a collection of innovations offering solutions to tackle challenges in Agricultural Management, Energy and Transport, Alternative Energy, Environmental Biotechnology, Pollution Abatement, Eco-Architecture, and Sustainable Materials and Manufacturing.
Technique for the reforestation of seagrass meadows, Posidonia oceanica, compromised by anthropogenic impacts.
Axial stage configuration consisting of ducted rotor and stator blades, with high efficiency reversible operation.
Functionalized silica for the removal of nitrates in contaminated water, with adsorption rates between 60% and 80%.
Validation methods to test the effectiveness of a robotic technology and of personnel involved in ship safety inspections.
End-of-life management of starch-based plastics through thermochemical processes as an alternative to composting and anaerobic digestion.
Electronic circuit and a method to optimize the extraction of electric power from a resonant electromagnetic harvester of vibrational energy.
Greening of outdoor building envelopes and other urban structures with moss species tested for resistance to water stress.
Biosensor to monitor and read the plant sap in real time and continuously, in particular the variations in the concentration of solutes.
Monitoring of cellular electrical and metabolic activity based on an organic transistor for in vitro electrophysiological applications.
Target to simultaneously reproduce the response in radiance, reflectance and fluorescence of a vegetation cover, to calibrate SIF systems.
The object of the invention is to reduce the environmental and human health impacts deriving from the use of pesticides in agriculture.
Islanded Microgrids to manage voltages, frequency and the state of charge of the storages through a distributed and communication-less architecture.
Molecular diagnostic method with a pair of species-specific primers to detect the presence of the phytopathogenic fungus Macrophomina phaseolina.
High specificity nucleotide probe for the detection of Campylobacter bacteria in the food, environmental, medical or veterinary field.
Yeast strains capable of producing up to 50 g / l ethyl alcohol with great efficiency starting from substrates rich in starch.
Innovative method for the sustainable synthesis of "carbon quantum dots" from solid residual biomass from the agro-industrial sector.
Single nanomaterial sensors positioned in the thermal gradient generated by an integrated asymmetrical heater, for the classification of different gases.
Methodology for the evaluation of the stability of islanded microgrids with no need of any numerical method or simulation with licensed sofwtare.
All-in-one pipe device with integrated sensors which allows monitoring their manteinance and to measure the ground thermal properties.
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.
Process which enables to produce extracts containing compounds which synergically exert a high antimicrobial activity.
Device which allows to optimize the working processes by both operating on the reduction of the cycle time and the gripper construction cost.
System which allows smart orchard management, providing savings in labor and production factors, increasing its productivity and sustainability.
Active packaging for the transportation of 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.
Method which allows the direct measurement of tannins in wines without the need of neither sample preparation / purification nor separation techniques.
Semipermeable hydrophobic membrane which avoid a direct contact between air and liquid desiccant, but allowing both sensible and latent heat transfer.
System which operates at higher refrigerant evaporation temperature and at lower condensation temperature, thus allowing significant power saving.
Technology which allows a single driver in the head vehicle to automatically control the convoy of vehicles connected.
Device which enables to grow plants under totally controlled environment conditions, simulating the ecosystem in which plants live.
Polymeric matrices able to recover waste biomasses which can used in several applications as nutritional supplements in animal feed industries.
Definition of performance indicators and methodologies to manage transport by electric vehicles, based on information from modern devices.
Filterless determination and the extraction of microplastics in samples with organic and inorganic matrices.
Devices whit application in a wide spectrum of wavelengths and sensitive to the chemical-physical characteristics of the environment.
Device which studies the moisture content of soil, able to monitor the water absorption of root systems in agriculture.
System which can improve the energy efficiency of buildings by controlling the amount of solar radiation that hits vertical surfaces.
Method to improve the lipids' production from unicellular algae, maintaining the same total biomass and without modifying growth conditions.
Device which allows to perform in loco fish matrices analysis without the need of specific laboratory conditions or tools.
Device suitable for monitoring large structures such as slopes, caves and open pit mines and other architectural constructions.
Composition based on natural products distributed on the surface of the food to form an edible coating that does not affect food quality and its shelf life.
Device for the underwater monitoring that allows the acquisition and automatic recognition of underwater images in different application contexts.
Composite material able to reflect solar radiation producing a photocatalytic effect, in the panorama of the hot and polluted urban environment.
Environmentally friendly alternative to the use of chemicals for pest control, with reduction of adverse effects on the host plants and the ecosystems.
Disposable that allows to collect in a fully automatic and standardized way bioptic wood samples that can subsequently be sent to diagnostics laboratories.
These invention enables to easily remove the laid eggs, limiting to a minimum the tampering also avoiding adult flies to escape from the cage.
Process which offers a simple and economical alternative to biogas production, which doesn’t imply any change at the existing fermentation facilities.
Invention that enables the light radiation not to be necessarily transformed into heat to obtain movement and therefore the electrical signal.
Device that can work with only cold ambient air or cold ambient air plus hot water enabling to improve the heat pump performance.
Panel for the realization of multilayer external walls with high thermal performances that enables to obtain a variable heat transmission.
Air conditioning system for producing a flow of air deprived of dust and pollutants at a preset temperature and relative humidity values.
Patented solution that refers to a yeast able to contrast the principal cause of “green mold”, to be directly deployed in a mushroom growing facility.
Invention to obtain biopolymers from various fermentable waste through the use of a mixture of a very low toxicity and a closed system.
LNG regasification closed circuit system capable of recovering from the cold resource energy the corresponding 8-10% of the heating power of the fuel.
Patented technology that allows to increase the reliability of the probes and facilitates inspection, maintenance and repair operations.
Invention for treating fluid and aqueous (organic) suspensions characterized by high ammonium contents through cation exchange.
Method for treating liquid effluents that allows a reduction of their ammonia load and obtain a slow-release amendment/fertilizer.
Method is adapted to reuse domestic or other organic waste as raw material in the production of bioplastics and biogas.
Emulator that allows so simulate realistic energy supply scenarios in lab, avoiding expensive time-consuming in place trials.
Method to improve the biological biogas and volatile fatty acids production through abaerobic digestion processes.
A repassage process and an original and automated plant for the natural removal of ochratoxin A (OTA) from contaminated musts/wines.
Pre-treatment process for the conversion of oils with high Free Fatty Acids content into biodiesel through conventional route (basic catalysis).
System for the analysis of dissolved Inorganic Carbon in aqueous solutions usable in laboratory and in mobile structures.
Use of benzofurans as "natural-like" synthetic herbicides, characterized by a high phytotoxic and herbicidal activity.
Method for the production of organic fertilizer using kitchen and garden waste, non-toxic and environmentally friendly.
A composition to prevent the formation of bad smelling volatile substances during storage of kitchen waste.
Mixture of microorganisms interacting with plants and playing a role in promoting turf growth and protection of the herbal health.
The invention consists in a machine and a method for the preparation of hot drinks allowing for energy saving.
Fluttering Energy Harvester for Autonomous Powering is conceived to extract energy from a fluid in motion and to produce electrical energy.
Innovative support system for micro-gas turbines rotors by using two different types of thrust bearings and spline couplings.
System for three-dimensional stereoscopic rendering of virtual objects in a real scenario through a screen to which an observer can move.
Concept of a Hybrid Walkable Solar Tile (HWST) coated by two types of resins, specifically designed for cases where surfaces are lacking.
Smart, active and biocompatible label that allows to monitor the status of a food and extend its shelf life by detecting its deterioration.
Micro-WECSs allows the energy supplied by a vertical-axis wind turbine, to be injected into the national single-phase low-voltage grid.
The invention relates to a measuring and wireless transmitting bolt in order to detect and send the data related to a mechanical device.
The developed system, adapting the energy harvesting unit to the particular application, allows for making a computer mouse electrically autonomous.