ecoSurge projects are collaborative and built on top of technologies such as AI, IoT and data analytics, and circular economy principles. They focus on
The design of a new product or service to address a problem/opportunity risen by a partner. An example of this type of projeect is the development of an innovative product ofr the is adherence to therapy of chronic patients co-design with pharmacies.
Data-driven analysis to better assess a sustainability issues and plan ahead. An example of that is the data-driven analysis carried out with SocialMeter srl to analyze the impact of covid-19 on plastic using web and social media contents.
Discussions on specific sustainability problems and cross-sector collaborations among SMEs, startups, research labs and institutions. For instance,
RestartTogether is a think-and-do tank launched at the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic to discuss its impact and collectively identify ways to transform a dramatic event into an opportunity to make a step toward a green transition.
The Sustainable AI-IoT Think-and-do Series starting November 2021, which addresses the problem of making AI-IoT solutions environmentally, socially and economically sustainable at design.
Areas of interest include:
Adherence to therapy for chronic patients
Water management in infrastructures and agriculture
Real-time monitoring in agriculture and food supply chain
Monitoring for material reuse and plastic reduction in F&B
Demand-response management in microgrids, PV integration, energy-efficiency
Sustainable packaging in food-supply chains
This project aims at highlighting success stories from around the world, such as innovative products, initiatives and new business models that have succeeded in reducing plastic packaging in Food&Beverage and providing a competitive advantage to businesses.
We are currently working on the design of an innovative platform to facilitate the sustainability transition of farmers and supply chain.
March 2020 - June 2021
A think-and-do tank launch during the pandemic to discuss the social and business impact of covid-19 and identify opportunities for a green recovery. See RestartTogether page.