A collection of case histories of successful collaborations between High Technology Network Laboratories and businesses. These are tangible and customisable examples of the application of new technologies, products, or services that show how industrial research can meet the needs of innovation.

Results: 8

SOSTINNOVI - Device for detecting grapes phenolic ripeness by smartphone

Are the grapes ripe? Real time analysis in the vineyard

The grape ripening degree at harvest is one of the main factors influencing the quality of wine. The parameters most frequently used to monitor the ripening degree of grapes are sugar content, pH, acidity, and phenolic composition. The latter is...

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Development of molecular markers associated with desirable agronomic traits for assisted selection of new processing tomato genotypes

The evolution of agriculture passes through the DNA

Development of a 24 SNP (Single Nucleotide Polymorphism) markers set for the parallel analyses of multiple of molecular markers associated with earliness and resistance to low temperatures in tomato. SNP-based markers are based on single DNA base...

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Planning, design and analysis of 24 molecular markers for assisted selection for “low toxicity gluten” character

From genes toward future plants: low-toxicity gluten

Development of a set of 24 SNP markers (single nucleotide polymorphism) dedicated to the parallel analysis of 192 samples to test genes / markers associated with characters of interest, such as quality and low-toxicity gluten. SNP-based markers...

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NIR spectroscopy for rapid analysis of food (example on wine)

Non-destructive analysis in less than a minute

NIR spectroscopy is a rapid and cheap technique for the analysis of food samples, which do not have to be "prepared", but can be analyzed as they are. In this context, the CHIMSLAB research group of BIOGEST-SITEIA has already successfully implemented...

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Analysis of hyperspectral images

Hyperspectral imaging: what? how much? where?

The hyperspectral images acquired in the near infrared (NIR) range combine the advantages of spectroscopy and imaging, enabling to obtain a sort of "chemical photography" of the sample in which the sample aspects hardly visible or not visible to the...

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Analysis of color images for the characterization of food products

A photo to analyze the sample

The common digital color photographs or the RGB images acquired by a desktop scanner can be processed in order to extract "information" on the characteristics of the sample. Such characteristics may concern the chemical composition of the sample, if...

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Planning, design and analysis of 24 molecular markers for assisted selection in cereal crops

Assisted selection for the plants of the future

Development of a set of 24 SNP (single nucleotide polymorphism) markers that allows 192 samples to be simultaneously analysed in a single day for 24 markers associated with agronomic traits of interest. SNP markers represent polymorphisms due to...

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Alginate-based edible coatings to improve shelf life of fresh food

"Naturally dressed" chicken breasts

Use of transparent coatings made with natural polymers (alginates) able to convey natural molecules with antimicrobial activity, such as essential oils, for slowing down the contaminating and altering microbial proliferation in chicken breasts. The...

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