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A Greek manufacturing SME offers multi functional base for beehive boxes and is looking for new collaborations in beekeeping sector


Profile Type
Technology offer
POD Reference
Term of Validity
29 February 2024 - 28 February 2025
Company's Country
Type of partnership
Commercial agreement with technical assistance
Targeted Countries
All countries
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General information

Short Summary
The Greek manufacturing SME has experience of 40 years in the production of high quality wooden beehive boxes and recently came up with a multifunctional base solution. The multifunctional base comes out in two versions and it is certified plus patented. Therefore, the Greek manufacturing SME would like to expand into further markets and is looking for new collaborations in beekeeping sector under commercial agreement with technical assistance.
Full Description
The multifunctional base for beehive boxes is designed in order to provide ease of use and boost time management. It comes out in two versions:
- Lahgstroth Cell Version with Dimensions 417X507mm,
- Dadant Cell Version with Dimensions 425Χ495mm.

The multifunctional base is made out of plastic and it carries a security sink at its top surface. The perforated bottom of the base has holes with a large opening (from the underside) to avoid any effect from the impurities of the hive. Furthermore, the plastic multifunctional base reinforces the physical restrain along the left-right-back-back cell. It is flexible and it has adjustable connectors.
In addition, the base has two entrances and four doors which are always embedded in the hive. Plugs are integrated and they can open automatically very easily at any time. (a) The two small doors have 0.8cmX0.9cm holes for safety reasons, to ensure that mites do not pass and (b) the other doors are used for transport.

The corners of the base have rounded edges for more convenient transport. The base is round, in a style of cardoon with four legs for stability, likewise the wooden hive. Last but not least, the flexible base has a sloping down system to collect rain waters and a smooth landing place for bees.
Advantages and Innovations
Τhe product has been tested and certified for its resistance by a trustworthy engineering partner.

The Greek manufacturing SME produces hives and accessories that have ISO 9001 2008 certification.

The flexible multifunctional base is patented in EU.

The key advantages of the provided technology are:
- The excellent manufacturing quality along with the state of the art machinery,
- highest quality wood in use for the construction of the products,
- highly competitive pricing.
Stage of Development
Already on the market
Sustainable Development Goals
Goal 13: Climate ActionGoal 12: Responsible Consumption and ProductionGoal 17: Partnerships to achieve the GoalGoal 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGoal 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
IPR description
The goal is to find partners and establish new collaborations in beekeeping sector. Cooperation will be based on cooperation agreement with technical assistance.

Partner Sought

Expected Role of a Partner
Companies in beekeeping sector that like and use innovative solutions.
The goal is to find partners and establish new collaborations via commercial agreement with technical assistance.
Type and Size of Partner
SME 50 - 249SME 11-49Big companySME <=10Other
Type of partnership
Commercial agreement with technical assistance

Call details

Coordinator required


Technology keywords
07002005 - Wood Products07001001 - Agriculture Machinery / Technology11009 - Creative products
Market keywords
09004008 - Other manufacturing (not elsewhere classified)08003007 - Other industrial equipment and machinery09004001 - Business products and supplies09005 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Animal Husbandry & Related Products
Targeted countries
All countries