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Italian company with an innovative appliance for waste separation and collection is looking for a manufacturing partner

Country of origin:
Country: 
ITALY
Opportunity:
External Id: 
BRIT20200325001
Published
25/03/2020
Last update
26/03/2020
Expiration date
27/03/2021

Keywords

Partner keyword: 
Home furnishing and housewares
Water treatment equipment and waste disposal systems
Other pollution and recycling related
Manufacture of other special-purpose machinery n.e.c.
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Summary

Summary: 
A small Italian company specialised in precision mechanical engineering has developed an innovative appliance for separate waste collection. The appliance is able to differentiate and compact up to 7 types of waste; it was realised for private household use, hospitals, schools, companies and other similar types of organisations. The company is looking for an industrial partner to establish a manufacturing agreement and develop the prototype appliance designed by itself.

Description

Description: 

Italian small company specialised in precision mechanical engineering has developed an innovative appliance for separate waste collection. The appliance is able to differentiate and compact up to 7 types of waste ( paper, plastic, wet waste, etc. ); it was realised for private household use, hospitals, schools, companies and other similar types of organisations. The innovative solution designed for the appliance was also patented in Italy: the patent deadline is in the year 2035. The company is looking for an industrial partner to establish a manufacturing agreement and develop the prototype appliance designed by itself. The industrial partner will be entitled to be an exclusive producer for European market.
The company has already estimated the cost of the development program: around one million Euro for industrialization prototyping, testing, certifications, European patent, technical documentation preparation. The company would also access to European Investment Bank financial instruments to support its business: the investment topic (innovation, circular economy, sustainability ) is nowadays relevant too. The company can also offer further information about the very high profitability estimation on request.

Advantages & innovations

Cooperation plus value: 
The new appliance is completely innovative: it is the first to be invented all over the world. The appliance main characteristics are: the possibility to separate and collect (also in the kitchen) of seven types of waste elements inside the household as well as hospitals, schools; ergonomic sanitization and deodorization system of wet waste; mini-compaction of waste, extension of collection capacity and time of remittance.

Technical Specification or Expertise Sought

Cooperation sought: 
Industrial partner able to develop the prototype appliance designed by the Italian company. A company with a R&D department focused on household appliances is prefered.

Stage of development

Cooperation stage dev stage: 
Prototype available for demonstration

Partner sought

Cooperation area: 
The partner sought must be a manufacturer of household appliances with a well-established national / European distribution network. After the development of the new industrialized household appliance the company can evaluate the possibility to create a joint new company and extend the manufacturing operations also in Campania, region where a warehouse is available.