Periodic Reporting for period 1 - evapEOs2 (New cold and low-energy concentration technology (evapEOs2) for liquid food products)
Reporting period: 2017-08-01 to 2018-01-31
The conclusion is that the best solution is to co-develop the new membrane with a competent industrial partner. EDERNA identified a European company, which has already provided a proof of concept of industrial FO membranes. The company has accepted to collaborate with EDERNA on this development.
The analysis of Intellectual Property and Freedom to Operate conducted by the IP firm IPSIDE did not reveal any patent title that seems likely to oppose the freedom to exploit the forward osmosis by EDERNA in Europe.
The market analysis conducted by Novanexia on 49 experts from the agronomic and pharmaceutical industry confirms the real interest of evapEOs2 among future clients. The study allowed, inter alia, to deepen users’ needs & benefits, the technological positioning & advantages of the innovation and to start business discussions with potential clients.
Saving energy, protecting environment, Ederna is strongly committed to those goals. Our products are involved in processing food, reducing carbon emission thus energy consumption from 30 to 95% depending on the application during processing and additional savings during subsequent transport. Thus, we currently are playing a vital role in areas that are crucial for society, such as energy optimization, environmental protection and food production.