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Miniature antenna for moisture sensing

Client: Tovalia, France

Domain: Water, Electronics,

Contribution: Design, Development,

Arena: Startup

Technology Readiness Level: 9

Status: Released

Patent: No

October 2016 - October 2016

Printed high gain Yagi array to enable detection of small signals in a miniature moisture sensing application
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Smart combination of growing medium, moisture absorbing cartridges and electronics to simplify urban gardening for non-gardeners
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Project Sphere focused on Bangalore-centric approaches to solve challenges around the resource areas of air, energy, food, waste and water.
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Highly sensitive biomonitor for IMO D2

Client: Martek Marine

Domain: Water,

Contribution: Design, Experiments,

Arena: Startup

Technology Readiness Level: 3

Status: Abandoned

Patent: No

July 2013 - April 2014

Fluorometry + neural networks to detect microbial contamination at extremely low concentrations (IMO D2).
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Novel low cost microwave tunnel design using consumer magnetrons to rapidly dry recycled paper products
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Designed a system to efficiently and progressively dry slurry on conveyor belts without it clumping up.
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Highly efficient, bio-monitor controlled ballast water treatment.
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Polymer filters for ballast water treatment with biocides attached to the surface using microwave chemistry.
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Sensor enabled microwave chamber for safely drying fresh cut timber in 10% of usual drying time.
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Safe and rapid drying of flood affected properties using combination of microwave and traditional techniques.