Climate-KIC Start-ups from Lund University
Hexagem is yet another spinoff company from NanoLund (formerly known as Nanometer Structure Consortium). Previous companies from this environment include Qnano, Solvoltaics and Glo. Hexagem is in the business of producing GaN wafers with zero threading dislocations. Having devices without threading dislocations means better voltage tolerance, improved device properties, and better device reliability. This in turn also means more energy efficient devices. The company has been awarded support for the first stage of the Climate-KIC accelerator.
Read more about Hexagen here.
Enjay is the company that address the problem of heat wasted in the outgoing air of restaurant kitchen ventilation. It might seem like a small problem and a limited market but it turns out there is a huge potential. The innovative solution is enabled through an integrated design of filter and heat pump. The machine is flushed with hot water on a regulary basis to get rid of ecsess grease. Read more about Enjay here. Enjay has been awarded support for the first and second stage of the Climate-KIC accelerator.
Go to Enjays Facebook here.
BioNote is a fun smartphone app that crowdsource identifications of species that people take photos of. The app enables people to get quick and reliable identification of species they encounter and photograph. The results are logged and can for example create maps of biodiversity. In the end there will be created a collectively provided robust data on biodiversity for the scientific community. BioNote has been awarded support for the first stage of the Climate-KIC accelerator.
Read more about BioNote here
Greinon develops communication devices for LED lighting and smart city systems, including hardware and software. The smart system enables city elements, such as street lights, bus stops, traffic lights and so on to communicate with each other and exchange information. This, in turn, allows city managers to track activities in real-time, adjust various parameters, collect statistical information, and much more. Energy savings is upp to 85% in streetlights. Grenion has been awarded support for the first and second stage of the Climate-KIC accelerator.
Read more about Greinon here.
More information to come.
Soleva Tech works with new and creative ways to dehydrate products containing water. The expertise lies in the areas of food engineering and membrane technologies. The technology can be used, for example, to create fruit pastes and jams from juicy fruits that are difficult to preserve using traditional drying methods. Soleva Tech has been awarded support for the first and second stage of the Climate-KIC accelerator.¨'
Read more about Soleva Tech here.