Better quality of life with Sickle Cell DiseaseDanae Beskers & Rebekka Lennings | 03-06-2021
Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) is a condition that is most common in certain parts of Africa, sometimes even with a prevalence of 45%, however also in the Netherlands about 800 people suffer from the disease. SCD can have serious consequences and targeted treatment is not always available. RR Mechatronics, an experienced developer of diagnostic and analytical lab equipment, therefore intends to develop the instrument ‘Shearox’ supported by a European subsidy.
Washing circular has never been so easyOnne Sypkens & Sijmen Verveer | 16-12-2020
Per persoon gebruiken we per dag gemiddeld 133 liter schoon drinkwater, wat na gebruik vrijwel geheel direct in het riool verdwijnt. Dit is niet alleen belastend voor het milieu, maar het kost ook veel geld. Hydraloop ontwikkelt met verschillende subsidies een zelfreinigend waterrecyclingsysteem: zo wordt het water afkomstig van bad, douche en optioneel wasmachine gezuiverd en hergebruikt. Hydraloop heeft recentelijk maar liefst vier prijzen ontvangen op de Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
Using natural gas without guiltDjennifer Madzia-Madzou & Jasper van Hijfte | 24-11-2020
Most of us are well aware of climate change and have a desire to live more sustainably. However, we prefer not to give up our comforts for this. In the colder months of the year, in many houses the central heating boiler ensures that the house is heated and we have warm tapwater. However, the central heating boiler often runs on natural gas and is therefore commonly not a sustainable heat source.
Planting a forest on barren landMatthijs Mees & Maikel Pauw | 15-05-2020
To stop climate change, just reducing our CO2 emissions is not enough. To make a difference, CO2 must also be actively removed from the air on a large scale. There are different ways to do this, but by far the most effective, natural solution is planting trees. Land Life Company is committed to this by turning infertile and degraded land into forests.
The River Cleanup & ContainersailshipOnne Sypkens & Sijmen Verveer | 16-01-2020
The company eL-Tec develops innovative electrical engineering for various maritime and industrial projects. Since 2006 eL-Tec has been one of the most interesting costumers Innofunding has had, partly because it is an absolute pioneer when it comes to electric inland shipping. The list of maritime and sustainable energy innovations of eL-Tec for their customers is long. Their most recent achievements are the Interceptor and the Ventifoil.
Noisy heat pumps a thing of the pastJaap Bunnik & Rebekka Lennings | 28-11-2019
Optisolar is developing the Thermodule: a soundless and aesthetically pleasing heat source for heat pumps, with the support of several subsidies requested by Innofunding for the various development phases.