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Elektronika, IT in telekomunikacije
A Slovenian public research organization has developed a method for continuous blood pressure estimation using a wearable photoplethysmograph sensor. The approach is validated using two distinct datasets, one from a hospital environment and the other collected during every-day activities. Partners are sought in the e-Health industry for technical cooperation, or academia for research cooperation agreements.
Slovenian public and private research organizations have developed a food composition database of food products available on the Slovenian and Eastern European market. The database is constantly updated and used in the national programme for food and physical activity for health to help end-users make informed decisions on consuming food products. The license to use the database is offered to partners in sports, fitness, nutrition organizers, food producers as well as research and academia.
Slovenian researchers have developed an innovative passive linear robot tracks for use in industrial manufacturing processes. Solution enables the movement of the robot without the need of sensors and actuators. This primarily lowers the costs of assembling and manufacturing of the robot and later makes the robot purchase more accessible to companies to use it for the production of smaller series of (diversified) products. Researchers are looking for robot manufacturers for a license agreement.
The Slovenian public research organization has developed a method for detecting the current state of the congestive heart failure (CHF) from heart sounds using a digital stethoscope. Patients have periods when feeling well and periods, where they notice weakness, heavy breathing, which often requires hospital treatment. The system provides early detection of CHF worsening. The industrial partners are sought for licensing, technical cooperation or academia for research cooperation agreements.
Researchers from a leading Slovenian public research institute are developing data mining methods for customer relationship management (CRM) in banking. They are offering a customized solution to the banks based on their data about customers. The system enables extracting frequent questions, supporting business decisions related to customers and more. The researchers are looking for banks interested in the joint development of a customized CRM system under technical cooperation agreements.
The Slovenian public research organization has developed a new system for authenticity assessment of natural flavourings. This system is based on the analysis of specific compounds and their stable carbon isotope composition. The measurement data are analysed by machine-learning algorithms to characterise the authenticity of natural vs. artificial flavourings. Partners are sought among food and aroma industry for technical and research cooperation agreements.
A Slovenian public research organization has developed a cloud-based platform that supports the composition and execution of data and text processing workflows. It fulfils the needs of many companies facing the problem of collecting huge amounts of data but lacking intuitive user-friendly data mining tools. The platform is provided as a hosted service, with the ability for users to install it on a private cloud. Partners are sought for technical/research cooperation agreements.
A Slovenian public research organization has developed a platform built on a portfolio of hardware and software modules for diagnosis and prognosis of the remaining useful time of rotational machinery. The employed algorithms are completely new to the industry. The solution is capable of non-invasive monitoring on a wide range of classic industrial drive components. Partners are sought for licensing and technical cooperation agreements.
Slovenian researchers, experts in the superconductor materials, have developed a memory device for superconducting computing that combines a switchable resistive element with a superconductor element to control the switching between the memory states. The device is highly scalable. Partners are sought for technical and/or research cooperation agreements.
A Slovenian research institute with experience in Ambient Intelligence has developed a personal health system to help congestive heart failure patients to better manage their condition. The system provides accurate advice on disease management adapted to each patient. Its decision models and functions have been validated by medical experts. It is available via license or services agreement to companies and researchers developing healthcare applications.
A Slovenian research institute is offering an algorithm for activity recognition with a smartphone and an optional wristband. The algorithm uses context-specific machine-learning models and therefore does not depend on the position of the smartphone on the body. The algorithm outperforms several consumer devices in terms of accuracy in real life setting. The algorithm is available via licencing or service agreement to companies and researchers developing wellbeing applications.
Slovenian researchers have developed an electronic intelligent door security system able to recognize the users, detect unusual entry/exit, break-in and break-in attempts, predict user presence and offers personalized services and remote control using intuitive GUI or virtual assistant that understands natural language. Researchers are looking for companies interested in licencing in the invention and technical cooperation.
A Slovenian research in institute has developed a system for planning a personalized trip, and guiding tourists using a mobile application with written and spoken descriptions of sights. The system employs artificial intelligence to learn the preferences of a user from his ratings of sights, and from ratings of users with similar tastes. The system brings value to tourist information providers and municipalities. The research institute is seeking technical cooperation and local adoption of the system.
A Slovenian research institute is offering a computer implemented algorithm for stress detection. The algorithm was evaluated in a real-life setting and is integrated in a prototype application for managing mental health and well-being. The researchers are looking for a company able to implement the algorithm in commercial wearable applications in the framework of a license agreement.
Slovenian researchers have invented a solution for detecting a person driving a vehicle while using a mobile computing device by making use of sensor data provided by these mobile computing devices.The researchers are looking for companies interested in licensing the invention and technical cooperation. Possible joint venture agreement.
A Slovenian research institute is offering a solution that uses a single wearable sensor to recognize human activity by exploiting the context of the current activity. The potential applications are in the area of mobile computing, sport, persons with special needs and elderly, medical rehabilitation etc. Further R&D with sensor hardware/software developers or research partners under licence, research or technical agreements are sought.
A Slovenian – Swiss – Italian R&D organization consortium has developed an Electroabsorption modulator (EAM) for use in telecommunications and optical/photonic integrated circuits. Due to its smaller size the device allows for improved signal transmission and is cheaper to produce compared to known EAMs. Industrial partners interested in a license agreement, technical and research cooperation are sought.
Slovenian researchers have developed a virtual assistant platform that answers questions textually and orally in a natural language on the web site. The research institute is looking for partners interested in licensing the technology.
Slovenian researchers have developed a care system for the detection of abnormal short-term events (such as falls), mid- and long-term events, such as unexpected behaviour that may be related to a health problem in elderly. Researchers are looking for companies interested in licensing the invention and technical cooperation.
A Slovenian research institute has developed a new method and a device for non-invasive real-time control of inner (hidden) body temperature variables during therapeutic cooling or heating which is not possible with today’s classical cryotherapeutic devices. The solution allows for personalization of the thermal therapy process to meet the demands of a specific patient and different therapeutic protocols. Researchers are looking for companies for licence agreement and for technical cooperation.
Slovenian research institute has developed an intelligent access control system that learns from experience to distinguish authentic entries from the impostor ones and to detect an unusual behaviour of the regular users. The system improves efficiency of an arbitrary access control in surveillance and security demanding applications. Researchers are looking for partners interested in integration of the system into their products, joint further development and commercialization of the solution.
Nanotehnologije in novi materiali
A Slovenian research institute has developed novel electrodes for supercapacitors and lithium-ion batteries. The electrodes provide excellent high-frequency filtering properties, high reversible capacity and long-term stability. The institute is looking for producers of supercapacitors and lithium-ion batteries for technical cooperation agreements and license agreement to scale up and apply the technology in their production.
A Slovenian research institute has developed a novel method for the deposition of vanadium and other metal oxide nanoparticles. The method is simple and results in unimodal nanoparticle size distributions. The institute is looking for producers of lithium-ion batteries, vanadium redox batteries, catalysts, microbolometers, ethanol sensors and other electronic devices for technical cooperation agreement and license agreement to apply the technology in their production.
A Slovenian research institute has developed an innovative method for the recovery of rare-earth elements from magnet scraps. The method is cost-effective, energy-efficient and environmentally friendly. Partners are sought amongst the companies that recycle magnets and producers of rare-earth oxides and alloys for technical cooperation agreements and license agreement to scale up and apply the technology in their production.
A Slovenian public research organization has developed several types of hard protective coatings to increase the lifetime of tools in machining. The benefit of deposited coatings is in their improved mechanical properties such as hardness, chemical inertness and adhesion. Partners that wish to prolong the lifetime of cutting and forming tolls are sought for commercial agreements with technical assistance.
A Slovenian research institute has developed innovative method for recovery of magnetic grains from bulk sintered magnets. The method is facile, cost-effective, energy efficient and environmentally friendly. Partners are sought amongst the magnet manufacturers and companies that recycle magnets for technical cooperation agreements and license agreement to scale up and apply the technology in their production.
The subject of this technology offer is a method for synthesis of metal molybdates and metal tungstates from molybdenum and tungsten carbides and nitrides. The conversion is done in the presence of a water solution of metal-containing reactive compounds. The main advantage of this process is that the conversion takes place at low temperatures while currently, most syntheses of molybdates and tungstates require high temperatures and sharp reaction conditions, such as solid reactions.
A Slovenian public research organization has developed a method of improving the wetting properties of surfaces by modifying the contact angle appropriately. In printed electronics applications the formation of nano-textured polymeric layers providing well-defined wetting conditions is required for high printing resolution and high stability upon drying. Partners are sought for licensing, technical and research cooperation agreements.
A Slovenian research institute offers technologies for surface treatment of titanium, nitinol (nickel-titanium alloy) and stainless steel vascular stents. The developed methods reduce adhesion and activation of platelets on titanium and nitinol stents, thus preventing thrombosis as well as prevent release of toxic nickel. Producers of vascular stents and other medical devices are sought for technical cooperation and license agreement.
A Slovenian research institute has developed an anisotropic polymerbonded magnetic filament. The filament comprises magnetically anisotropic particles aligned relative to each other. The filament makes possible the manufacturing of arbitrarily shaped permanent magnets using 3D printing technology. Partners are sought amongst the magnet manufacturers for technical cooperation agreements to apply this technology to the 3D printing of permanent magnets.
A Slovenian research institute and a university have developed an innovative antioxidant and antimicrobial flexible plastic material for making films and foils to be used in food industry and where food needs to be preserved for a longer period of time with help by temporary solutions. The Slovenian research institute and university are looking for manufacturers of foils and films for license agreements.
A Slovenian research institute has developed a novel method for surface treatment of polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE, Teflon®) and other fluorinated polymers, which significantly improves wettability of the surface from highly hydrophobic to highly hydrophilic. The institute is looking for producers of PTFE products and other fluoropolymeric products for license agreement.
A Slovenian research institute has developed a novel approach for reaching highly effective antibacterial action in a human- and environmentally- friendly way using active gold. The technology can be used for the formation of implants in orthopaedics, dentistry, plastic surgery, for antibacterial protection in first-aid material, in cosmetics for hygiene etc. The institute is looking for partners interested in a licensing agreement or research cooperation agreement.
A Slovenian research institute offers a method for rapid deposition of uniformly distributed and vertically oriented carbon nanowalls (CNW). The method provides industrially relevant deposition rates of the carbon nanowalls, synthesis is highly controllable and scalable to large surfaces. Companies from the field of fuel cells, photovoltaic devices, lithium ion batteries and sensors of specific gaseous molecules are sought for license agreement.
A Slovenian research institute together with a Polish university offers technology for optimisation of organic reactions. This is achieved by innovative preparation of silver salts and hydrates as reagents for organic reactions (isomerization, dehydrogenation, cracking and coupling). The technology is ecological and energy-efficient. Companies from petrochemical, chemical, pharmaceutical and environmental sector are sought for licence or technical cooperation agreement.
A Slovenian research institute offers technology for surface treatment of titanium vascular stents and other medical devices. The developed method reduces adhesion and activation of platelets on medical devices. Surfaces produced can be used for stents and artificial heart valves in order to reduce thrombus reactions on the implant material surface. Producers of vascular stents and other medical devices are sought for licence or technical cooperation agreement.
A Slovenian and a Spanish research organization have developed a new type of alumina and zirconia ceramics with improved mechanical and electrically conductive properties achieved by nano-particulated cellulose filler. Complex shaped machining as well as electro-discharge machining is possible due to improved properties. Producers of ceramics, especially for automotive and
biomedical applications are sought for licensing and technical cooperation.
A Slovenian research institute offers technology for surface treatment of diagnostic polymeric tools (mostly tubes). The surface treatment enables higher yields and lower fragmentation of microvesicles by preventing their adsorption on the surface of different tools used for collecting, storage, transport and isolation. Producers of equipment for diagnostic laboratories, specifically plasma treatment devices, are sought for licence or technical cooperation agreement.
A Slovenian research institute has developed a method of colouring products made from titanium or titanium alloys. These products are used in medicine (bone screws), the automotive and aerospace industry, and as décor or jewellery. Technology is more biocompatible and environmentally friendly in comparison with other colouring techniques. The researchers are looking for partners for license agreement with producers of titanium products with emphasis on medical implants.
A Slovenian research institute has developed a procedure for synthesizing molybdenum nanowires. The procedure is efficient, low-cost and scalable. Molybdenum nanowires may be used in various applications, including lubricant, catalysis or touchscreen technology. The researchers are looking for industry and research partners for license or technical cooperation agreements.
A Slovenian research institute has developed an invention which refers to a new catalyst for the conversion of lignocellulosic biomass into the liquid fuel with much lower content of oxygen thus having much higher caloric value. The researchers are looking for partners for license agreement with producers of biomass derived oils and producers of MoS2 catalysts.
Nd-Fe-B permanent magnets, which are exposed to the electrophoretic deposition of heavy rare earth (HRE) fluoride powder and subsequent grain-boundary diffusion process (GBDP) achieve up to 30 % higher coercivity, compared to the uncoated magnets. At the same time, the used amount of precious HREs is up to 10-times lower, compared to the magnets, processed only by the powder metallurgy route.
A Slovenian research institute has developed an innovative method that provides three-dimensional and thin film morphologies of fluoro-polymer nanocomposites which reduce friction coefficient of PVDF or FVDF-based coatings for 70%.
A Slovenian research institute has developed an inventive design of the photoelectrocatalytic reactor for wastewater treatment, gas treatment, determination of chemical oxygen demand, or selective synthesis of organic molecules. The invention enables cheaper fabrication and higher photocatalytic activity. The research institute is looking for partners for license agreement and for technical cooperation.
The Jožef Stefan Institute has developed a method for the synthesis of novel alginate hydrogel for use as a bacterial carrier for the removal of hydrophobic pollutants such as oil, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH), total petrolium Hydrocarbons (TPH), pesticides, etc. The institute is looking for partners that specialise in the remediation of contaminated soils and water, especially following oil spills.
A Slovenian research institute and an university have developed a novel method for measurement of antimicrobial and anti-biofilm activity. The method is rapid and enables simultaneous detection of the antimicrobial and anti-biofilm activities. Partners are sought amongst companies that test compounds for antibacterial and anti-biofilm activity and producers of spectrophotometers for technical cooperation agreements and license agreement to apply the technology in their production.
A consortium of Slovenian public research organizations has developed a new method and device for disinfection of water without chemicals. The method has been validated by a laboratory prototype. The researchers are looking for hydroponic plant production farms for technical cooperation and joint venture to further develop commercial water cleaning devices for hydroponic systems. Partners are sought for licensing and technical cooperation agreements.
A Slovenian research organization has developed a new series of plasmids for advanced genetic modification of lactic acid bacterium Lactococcus lactis. The method is useful in the dairy industry as a cell factory and as a host for recombinant protein expression. Partners are sought in industry and academia in biotechnology for technical and research cooperation agreements.
A Slovenian public research organization has developed a novel method for measuring the fluorescence lifetime instead of or in addition to its intensity. The method enables the fluorescence lifetime of a sample to be determined without lengthy data acquisition and photobleaching of the sample. Partners are sought among optical instrumentation manufacturers for licensing and technical cooperation agreements.
A Slovenian research organization has developed a method for controlled aggregation of microbial cells. The method is useful in different biotechnology fields such as plant and food biotechnology, fermentation, remediation, biofouling etc. Partners, who use microbial co-cultures in their biotechnological applications, are sought for technical cooperation agreements to validate the technology in industrial environment.
A Slovenian research institute offers an innovative heating ‘’lab-on-a-disc’’ system for use in biochemical tests and processes, developed by international cooperation. System includes a simple, accurate, fast and cost effective heater, which provides and maintains temperatures suitable for polymerase chain reaction commonly used in bioscience and medicine. Companies engaged in biochemical testing are sought for license agreement.
A research institute from Slovenia developed, tested and optimised biotechnological procedure for heterologous surface display of recombinant proteins in the absence of genetically modified organisms. The proposed solution reduces high regulatory documentation requirements for marketing approval in case of medicinal applications, simplifies the harvesting process, reduces production costs and time to market. Partnership agreement for joint venture, licensing or research cooperation is sought.
A Slovenian research institute developed protein patches applicable for healing chronic skin wounds rapidly and cost efficiently. Patches are biodegradable – disappearing in the wound, leaving no residue and no scars behind, also enabling a targeted and controlled release of therapeutic substances. License agreements and/or research cooperations are sought to enter veterinary market, while clinical trials are sought to enter human medical market.
A spin-out company of a Slovenian research institute is developing conventional and alternative methods for exploiting the genetic potential of heterosis (higher fitness of progeny over the parents) in grasses, particularly common wheat, for the purpose of improved breeding of wheat. Partners for technical cooperation / joint development or a joint venture, or financial partners, are sought.
A Slovenian research institution has developed a specific bio-molecular drug delivery system using a selective cathepsin inhibitor as a guiding molecule towards cancer sites. The invention solves the problem of safety and accuracy of drug delivery to the cancer target site. The researchers seek research cooperation for pre-clinical studies, clinical trials followed by upscaling the production according to the good manufacturing practices.
A Slovenian public research organization has developed a method for assessing the state of spent-fuel facilities at nuclear power plants. The method provides superior accuracy over the state-of-the art techniques that rely on measuring water-level elevation. Critical water levels and the need for evacuation can be more reliably estimated increasing the security of the site and the personnel during an extreme event. Partners are sought for licensing and technical cooperation agreements.
A Slovenian research organization has developed a method for determination of radiation hardness of electronics/materials against neutron and gamma irradiation. All electronics are affected by the radiation including housing, screws, gaskets, etc. The method provides qualitative and quantitative assessment of the radiation hardness and the lifetime of the equipment exposed to radiation. Partners from the nuclear and medical sectors are sought for commercial agreements with technical assistance.
A Slovenian research institute offers its expertise in monitoring of water release from polymer-metalized foils during vacuum heat treatment of high power capacitors. These measurements are essential during the R&D phase and quality control in production of high power capacitors before they are impregnated by special oils. High break-down voltage of a capacitor is required for a high quality device over a long life-time. The institute is offering service, commercial and license agreements.
A Slovenian research institute offers its expertise and related know-how in low-pressure and outgassing related measurement systems. These skills and knowledge are essential during the R&D phase and quality control of any vacuum sealed device with a long life-time such as vacuum insulation panels, vacuum glazing, etc. in order to obtain fast feedback on pressure evolution. The institute is offering service, commercial and license agreements.
A Slovenian research institute and a Slovenian SME jointly developed a sensory system based on silicon photomultipliers (SiPM) useful in research and industrial measurement systems based on SiPM. The system improves the operation of SiPM by reducing the systematic error caused by sensor saturation. License agreement and/or technical cooperation are offered to companies interested in development of new products, or improving existing products with built-in precise SiPM-based sensory systems.
An angle-sensitive camera has been developed for detecting the direction of incident gamma radiation. The camera senses, in real time, the position of the radiation source, which simplifies procedures in cancer radiation therapy and in other radiation-related industries.
A method for preparation of thermo-responsive polymer composite materials (polymer dispersed liquid crystal elastomers) has been developed. Mixing of thermo-active elastomers into polymers allows for controlled and reversible reshaping of the material by changing its temperature. The material can be used for components in macro- and micromechanical devices as well as in 3D printing applications.
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Elektronika, IT in telekomunikacije
A spin-out company of a leading Slovenian scientific research institute has developed a highly specialized instrument for applying transient current technique in research of semiconductors. The company is looking for companies specialized in development and marketing of scientific instruments to jointly develop a new version of mass produced instrument for educational purposes. The company seeks technical agreements, and distributors for cooperation agreements with technical assistance.
A Slovenian manufacturer of electrocardiograph medical device (ECG) related to a long-term cardiac activity monitoring is searching distributors and agents. The light and autonomous wearable body sensor measures the electrical activity of the hart also during sports or exhaustive physical work. Potential partners should be distributors or agents with a network in medical institutes, hospitals, homes for the elderly and health resorts.
A Slovenian research institute has developed an efficient method for degradation of proteins, proteins aggregates and deposits by using a thermally stable serine protease. The method is applicable for sterilization of surgical equipment in hospitals, cleaning of textiles, and in molecular biology protocols, and is efficient in a broad range of temperatures, pH values, and in presence of detergents. The researchers seek license or technical cooperation agreements.
A Slovenian research institute has developed a gene encoding a modified 6-phosphofructo-1-kinase, the key regulatory enzyme in glycolysis. The modified enzyme enables fermentative pentose sugar utilization and enhanced production of ethanol by the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae. The researchers are looking for partners in the field of bioethanol production interested in further development of the technology through research or technical cooperation agreements, and/or license agreements.
Current approaches to biogas composition analysis often include measurements of individual components in separate samples. An apparatus is presented which allows for measuring volumes of individual (bio)gas components as well as total (bio)gas from the same sample, simplifying the analysis and increasing its accuracy.
An apparatus is presented which allows measurements of biochemical oxygen demand (BOD) based on gas pressure equalization. It may be used for simultaneous analysis of multiple solid or liquid samples of different volumes, and incubation temperatures, without pretreatment. It simplifies and reduces the costs of BOD determination.
A procedure has been developed for anaerobic biological treatment of cyanide contaminated wastewater, and production of biogas from the cyanide. The procedure enables cyanide degradation by naturally present microorganisms, and the reactor conditions enable chemical detoxification of excess cyanide that allows for microbial biogas production.
A technology is presented involving production and activity of a thermally stable serine protease that efficiently degrades proteins, protein aggregates, and deposits. The enzyme is produced under mild conditions, and applicable for sterilization of surgical equipment in hospitals, cleaning of textiles, and for purification in molecular biology protocols. The enzyme is efficient in a broad range of temperatures, pH values, and in presence of detergents.
The Slovenian spin-out company is offering a calcium silicate-based cement (CSC), a powder-like dental root sealer used in dentistry for endodontic treatment to permanently fill the root canal system. It is compositionally and chemically formulated to have physical properties, setting requirements and characteristics necessary for a clinically effective dental root canal filling. The company is looking for distributors of dental products under a distribution services agreement.
A spin-out company of Slovenian research institute has developed a device for real time control of stability and uniformity of treatment parameters in industrial plasma reactors suitable for surface functionalization, etching and sterilization of different materials. The company is looking for industrial users and manufacturers of plasma reactors for implementation and technical cooperation under licence or technical agreement.
A Slovenian manufacturer of innovative gamma-ray instruments is looking for a well-established distributor. Partners with an established network and sales channels in the radiation detector market are sought.
A spin-out company of a Slovenian research institute is offering a device for real time control of stability and uniformity of treatment parameters in industrial plasma reactors. The company is looking for industrial users and manufacturers of plasma reactors for technical cooperation agreement.
A Slovenian spin-out company of a leading Slovenian research institute is developing custom nanotechnology solutions based on magnetic nanoparticle clusters – magnetic nanobeads for various biomedical applications and magneto-rheology. The Slovenian company is looking for distributors.
A Slovenian company with a 40-year tradition in automatic systems for product assembly is offering a patent pending hexapod technology as a reconfigurable alternative to dedicated jigs and fixtures in automated production lines. The company is looking for automation integrators for technical cooperation under commercial agreement with technical assistance and an investment partner for collaboration under an investment agreement.
Slovenian SME is a developer of the production management software platform for automatic controlling and managing of production stages. The SME is looking for manufacturing companies in the field of digitalization and automation in order to optimise the costs and increase production efficiency using its own developed production-centered management platform. The company would like to expand its portfolio of clients, and it is looking for new business partners through commercial agreements.
A Slovenian company is offering development and manufacturing of testing and measuring electronic systems for testing single and three-phase portable appliances, machines, welding machines, low voltage switchgear assemblies, EV charging stations, electrical installations, PRCDs, cables, cable extensions etc. The company would like to expand its portfolio of clients and it is looking for new business partners through commercial agreements among enterprises from electronics and other industries.
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Navedene tehnologije, razvite na Institutu “Jožef Stefan”, so na voljo za licenciranje in/ali raziskovalno sodelovanje z industrijo ali drugimi raziskovalnimi inštituti.