The dishwasher wastewater, regenerated via a biofilter, can be used as feed to promote plant growth thanks to its nutrient content.
Preview of TSD 2021 – Environmentally Sound Technologies
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.
Innovative IoT system that allows you to manage the cooling of the building through advanced machine learning techniques.
Mitigating sea microplastic pollution, thanks to the contribution provided by the entire naval fleet and the offshore sector.
Variety of tomato, rich in anthocyanins and lycopene; with nutraceutical and beneficial properties within a single food.
Chemical-physical-biotechnological process for the remediation of groundwater contaminated by chlorinated solvents, nitrates and sulphates.
Use of pectin fragments in vivo, to improve a plant's resistance to pathogens by exploiting its innate defence mechanisms.
Process to obtain cellulose from citrus pulp (peels, pulp and seeds) using environmentally friendly solvents and low temperatures.
Synthesis of functionalized polymeric flakes and their use in the removal of pollutants from contaminated fluids.
System able to convert wave energy into electricity through an anchoring system that acts as a reaction mechanism between the device and seabed.
The use of waste wool in the biocomposite / paper manufacturing process without the use of chemicals and binding materials.
The patented technology reduces overall costs by offering the possibility of a prefabricated façade in modular certified wood.
Photoanode for the generation of hydrogen via photocatalytic splitting of water to meet the need for a source of clean energy.
Optimising Redox Flow Batteries used for energy storage in power plants for electricity generation using renewables or within power grids.
SmartComm for the autonomous monitoring of the electrical parameters of networks and the identification of any Power Quality disturbances.
Products that absorb heavy metals, solvents and microparticulate, and in addition induce the degradation of hydrocarbons.
Timely, multilevel and very low flow water delivery system for autonomous irrigation of planters of all sizes.
Multifunctional hybrid material based on sepiolite for the recovery and bioremediation of contaminated sites.
Competitive alternative to the complex and expensive technologies presently used to densify non-oxide ceramics.
Thermal insulation panels for building application, entirely composed of agricultural waste material deriving from oranges.
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.
Environmental monitoring systems to mitigate the effects of environmental disasters due to intense localized precipitation.
Simultaneous recovery of the waste heat in useful electricity and the reduction of the operating temperature of the electronic chips.
Invention which allows to simplify the bonding and separation of objects composed of different parts connected by thermoplastic adhesives.
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.
Colorimetric kit to determine the concentration of chlorine in waters, through the reaction with the synthetic molecule 3.3 ', 5.5'-tetramethylbenzidine.
New adsorbent material with excellent sequestering properties for Arsenic, for the purification of water from toxic contaminants.
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.
Use of the PDVB as a support for the solid-phase synthesis of polypeptides, resulting in less use of toxic solvents and greater production yields.
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 enables to maintain the internal pressure within safe values in case reaction gas is produced or sampling is required.
System to identify and quantify micro and nanoplastics, favoring both the detection and the quantification in water or biological samples.
System which allows smart orchard management, providing savings in labor and production factors, increasing its productivity and sustainability.
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.
Process for the zero impact Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment treatment and the recovery of the ferromagnetic substances contained in them.
Device suitable for monitoring large structures such as slopes, caves and open pit mines and other architectural constructions.
Device with universal compatibility to any type of needle or blade instrumentation aimed for the prevention of biohazard accidents.
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.
Eco-sustainable material suitable for use in construction, with a structural and an insulating function, and for various types of packaging.
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.
Catalysts tha allow the reduction of the process environmental impact, both from the solvents storage and disposal point of view and from the energy side.
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.
System for sharing rechargeable battery packs through appropriate recharging stations that recharge the battery packs and allow the battery sharing.
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 the remediation of contaminated aquifers that allows to overcome limitations connected with injection of nanoparticles produced ex-situ.
Underwater drone intended for surveys inspection (repair/maintenance) and in addition appropriate to perform surveys on large areas of seabed.
Method for treating liquid effluents that allows a reduction of their ammonia load and obtain a slow-release amendment/fertilizer.
Invention able to monitor descriptive operation parameters of electric loads, send commands to the socket and carry out received datas in-depth analysis.
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 for the producion of an edible antibacterial film able to guarantee an improved and long lasting antibacterial power.
Method to improve the biological biogas and volatile fatty acids production through abaerobic digestion processes.
Method for the synthesis of zerovalent bimetallic nanomaterials employing inexpensive and non toxic reductants.
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.
Homogeneous ecological substance that offers the double mechanical compression resistance compared to the other solutions on the market.
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 patent is aimed at treating industrial wastewaters, containing high concentrations of ammonia, by using a bromide enhanced ozonation proces.
Method to improve the effectiveness of groundwater remediation techniques based on the injection of reactive particle suspensions.
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.
This technology allows producing materials with high mechanical properties, starting from quarrying wastes (stone muds).