Il portale Open Innovation di Regione Lombardia: innovazione è anche conoscenza delle opportunità

Technology and Controls

La piattaforma Open Innovation creata da Regione Lombardia permette di entrare in contatto, avere scambi informativi, proporre o aderire a progetti in partenariato con il sistema della ricerca regionale. In collegamento con la rete europea EEN si ricevono inoltre tutte le offerte o richieste di tecnologia da tutta Europa per partnership internazionali sia commerciali che di ricerca.

Il portale Open Innovation di Regione Lombardia è stato creato negli ultimi tre anni, alla sua realizzazione ha partecipato anche Centrocot con la Community Open RESET, particolarmente attenta alla Ricerca e Sviluppo per un settore tessile sostenibile.
Al portale accedono quasi 5000 utenti, crescenti di giorno in giorno e provenienti dal mondo della ricerca, dell’università, dell’industria e dei servizi avanzati. Il servizio offerto (gratuito) registrandosi in piattaforma consiste principalmente in scambi informativi e di approfondimento sui temi dell’innovazione e dello sviluppo, dai quali è possibile trarre nuove idee per progetti, collaborazioni, ricerche, attività.
Grazie al collegamento con la rete europea EEN (Enterprise Europe Network) si è in collegamento diretto con tutte le offerte e richieste di collaborazione e di trasferimento tecnologico provenienti da tutta Europa.
Si riporta – a titolo puramente informativo – una selezione delle proposte di collaborazione di interesse del settore tessile abbigliamento pubblicate nell’ultima settimana

A Slovak research institute is offering a ferro-fluid production applicable in the treatment of primary or secondary raw materials 
A Slovak research institute has developed a new ferro-fluid. It is composed of 3 basic components: basic liquid, solid magnetic material, and the stabilising agent. Ferro-fluid is a special medium, and its production and density are adjustable under magnetic field. Ferro-fluid can be applicable as a pseudo-heavy separation media in the process of magneto-hydrostatic separation or as wetting agent. The institute is looking for partners to cooperate via joint venture agreement or license agreement.

Dutch fashion brand of natural wool products is looking for distributors or agents in the USA, Canada, Europe, South-Africa, Argentina, Japan, South Korea. 
This Dutch company is specialized in genuine wool products which are manufactured under a private label. The company has a strong position on the Dutch, Belgium and Chinese markets and has approximately 300 points of sale and they are now looking for distributors or agents with a points of sale network in the USA, Canada, Europe, South Africa, Argentina, Japan and South Korea. Also department stores and web portals for e-commerce are welcome to react.

Romanian company from agriculture sector is looking for a new technology to extract fibers from hemp 
Romanian company acting in agriculture field is looking to develop their activity by investing into a processing hemp factory. Because the actual technologies are water polluting they are interested in a new technology to extract fibers from hemp stems based on an enzymatic process. They are interested on a commercial agreement with technical assistance.

Italian producer of hi-tech fabrics, leathers and microfibers, with experience in EU projects, is looking for partners interested in developing innovative products and/or submitting a proposal under Horizon 2020 in the field of advanced textile materials 
An Italian company active in the textile industry for over 20 years is offering its expertise to other companies and R&D institutions interested in developing advanced materials for multi-sectorial applications and/or innovative textile machinery. It is interested in a research cooperation agreement with partners from all over Europe in order to join an EU project consortium. A technical cooperation agreement could also be considered for technological development purposes

Electroluminescent kit Spanish research center developed an electroluminescent kit which could be integrated in end-products to convert inert surfaces into smart lighting surfaces. Textiles, technical films or even glass may be supplied with this device. Market applications are wide. They are looking for an end-consumer product manufacturer interested by a technical agreement to develop a customized product or by producing the device by a manufacturing agreement

A French brand of home textile is looking for commercial agents and/or distributors throughout Europe 
The French company is a manufacturer of a wide range of home textile products such as bathroom linen, kitchen linen, bed linen and linen for children. The French brand is looking for commercial agents and/or distributors in Europe and mainly in the following countries: Germany, Austria, United Kingdom, Switzerland, Czech Republic, and Poland.

Romanian manufacturer of embroidered and printed badges is offering to collaborate as a subcontractor or under a manufacturing agreement 
The Romanian company can offer custom embroidered emblems, embroidered badges, embroidered patches, school emblems, school transcripts, embroidered stitching and is offering manufacturing for clothing manufacturers, sports clubs, shoe manufacturers etc. The company also to open to subcontracting agreements

A method reducing friction of polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) and PVDF- based coatings by 70 % 
A Slovenian research institute has developed a method providing three-dimensional and thin film morphologies of fluoro-polymer nanocomposites which reduce the friction coefficient of polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) or PVDF-based coatings by 70%. The researchers are looking for license and/or technical cooperation agreements with producers of PVDF as well as producers of self-lubricative coatings.

Per un’informazione più diretta e continua l’invito è quindi a registrarsi in questo grande sistema della ricerca regionale, accedendo al sito: http://www.openinnovation.regione.lombardia.it/

Per ulteriori informazioni, potete contattare:

• Ing. Roberto Vannucci, Area Progetti, roberto.vannucci@centrocot.it, +39 0331 696778


Autore: Roberto Vannucci

Responsabile Area Progetti – Centrocot SpA