Industry Projects

Farmbot 2.0
dav

Re-Design of the robot “Farmbot“ Garden robots are automated units to be used in gardening and agriculture with the aim to automatize and optimize crop cultivation. Garden robots can be controlled via electronic devices like computers, tablets and smartphones. Together with alchemia-nova 2expn+1 plans to develop a modular modell in three sizes, which can also be used for plant cultivation in interior spaces. Farmbot is expected to measure plant... Read more

DRAINGARDEN
9720514308_ed45d0a2ee_z

Application of DRAINGARDEN® next to highways
 Feasibility study of functional greening areas on high volume motorway sites Precipitation runoffs of streets flow off fast and to a great extend complete. Accumulated substances on road surfaces are taken up by precipitation runoffs and evacuated. Runoffs constitute a load for hydrologic balance and can lead in a danger for under- and aboveground waters. Through systems for discharge, retention,... Read more

Wohnwagon
wohnwagon

Residential Wagon, an ideal second home mobile originated from natural materials and honest craftsmanship. To the idea of ​​going self-sufficiency the function was set ahead the design. The company Wohnwagon GmbH has approached us for innovative opportunities - closing resources-, nutrient- and energy cycles. Depending on the task, appropriate technologies have been proposed in order to come closer to the lofty goal. Of interest were the different... Read more

Fairshop
fairnette

In Austria there is no focal point where conscious consumers can buy products for all needs, allowing an eco-social lifestyle at high level. Hence, the idea to create a web-shop tool was born via which products are offered characterised by higher quality in terms of ecological compatibility, resource conservation, social value and sustainability. The website helps enable the customer to quickly and easily obtain comprehensive information about the quality... Read more

Mexico
organic Aloe vera

Ecologically-sustainable agriculture in Yucatán / Mexico In Mexico, the survival in rural areas is almost impossible. Destruction of large tracts of rainforest by slash and burn, absence of economic opportunities, lack of infrastructure, underpaid working conditions and the dependence on the United States characterize not only the lives of farmers, but also the lives of the rest of the rural population. The focus of this project is the... Read more

Loop Linz
Bioplastik-Produkte

Model project with bioplastics As part of the pilot project loop linz, supermarkets in Upper Austria sold different products in plastic packaging made ​​from vegetable starch in the spring of 2005. The new packaging reduces CO2 emissions by up to 50 percent. After use they belong to organic compost. The pilot project aimed to promote and demonstrate how well this innovation works in practice. The initiative was made by alchemia-nova, the Institute... Read more