Low Formaldehyde Emission Adhesive

Low Formaldehyde Emission Adhesive The majority of the non-structural composite wood industry uses urea formaldehyde based adhesive resins. Formaldehyde-based resins are of concern due to the toxicity and carcinogenicity associated with formaldehyde emissions. This technology consists in a method of obtaining a low formaldehyde emission adhesive, to which additives of copper nanoparticles, nanocellulose or nanofibrillated…

Optical Key

Optical Key Reliable and secure access control is necessary for critical physical infrastructures, sensitive communications networks, electronic devices and products against counterfeiting or piracy, among others. This technology aims to overcome the existing vulnerabilities in access control methods through a novel and extremely difficult approach to hack. It consists in the use of photonic crystals…

Podasana

PodaSana Agricoch SPA is a startup dedicated to provide solutions for mitigation and prevention of diseases of wood in fruit trees. Hid firts proyect is “Poda Sana”, a product that unifies the process of pruning and seal of blueberries, which is aimed at producers of the fruit area that make the process faster and protect…

Dacetix

Dacetix BMiTek has developed a sanitizing and disinfectant formulation, called Dacetix, for use on both surfaces and food, that helps to food industry to reduce foodborne pathogens incidence and increase production by using Generally Recognize As Safe (GRAS) compounds as active ingredients.   THE OPPORTUNITY According to World Health Organization (WHO) statistics, every year foodborne…

Prime Tech

Prime Tech Prime has developed a platform technology that load drugs into films in a more stable and less costly manner, resulting on a method for buccal drug delivery. By replacing injectables, we expect to improve patient compliance to treatments, and thus, increasing sales for pharmaceutical companies.   THE OPPORTUNITY Non-adherence to treatment with injections…

‘Lihuen’ New Variety of Kiwifruit

‘Lihuen’ New Variety of Kiwifruit ‘Lihuen’ is a particular genotype, distinguished by its agronomic and organoleptic traits. This new genotype was registered under the name of ‘Lihuen’, which means “light” in the Mapuche language. ‘Lihuen’ is a yellow-fleshed kiwifruit, which presents mid period blooming (End of October) and harvest (150 days after full flower), according…

Natural Antiscalding

Natural Antiscalding Superfictial scald is a Physiological disorder that occurs mostly in apples and pears. It is one of the most common problems during the post harvest and storage, as well as being the cause of rejection of international shipments of these fruits. The research team of the University of Talca, led by Carolina Torres,…

Oral Vaccine for Porcine Circovirus Type 2

Oral Vaccine for Porcine Circovirus Type 2 Vaccine of preferential administration via mucous membranes, for the control of diseases generated by agents or infectious agents that use heparan sulfate (HS) as a cellular receptor, consisting of an immunogenic formulation for veterinary use and comprising an antigen whose cellular receptor is heparan sulfate (HS), a vehicle…

NatPol

NatPol NatPol is a bio-based, rapidly biodegradable pellet used in the production of plastic packing. It helps plastic packing producers to minimize their environmental impact and meet regulatory requirements, while maintaining their current production line.   THE OPPORTUNITY Bioplastics account for approximately 1% of 335 Mill Ton of plastic produced annually. Environmental problems generated by…

OPINIÓN: ESTA GENTE NI SIQUIERA COMPRA EL PAN AQUÍ

NOTICIAS + Noticias OPINIÓN: ESTA GENTE NI SIQUIERA COMPRA EL PAN AQUÍ Con esta frase lapidaria, mi tía resumió la percepción general que los habitantes de San Pedro de Atacama tenían respecto al proyecto ALMA. Solté la anécdota a mansalva en medio de lo que, hasta ese momento, había sido una estupenda y didáctica presentación,…