Basal electric heating plug and play system for vegetables seedbeds

Italian SME developed and patented an innovative, highly efficient, easy to install basal heating system for seedbeds. The electric system, based on modular heating panels, creates favorable conditions to stimulate plants growth and shorter productive cycles. The company is willing to establish commercial agreements with technical assistance and technical cooperation agreements with manufacturing companies of greenhouse equipments and with greenhouse cultivation and seed growing companies.
Italian SME based in the North-West and specialized in energy efficiency solutions developed and patented an innovative, plug and play basal heating system for seedbeds for vegetables, flowers and plants in general. The hotbed technique has been used since ancient times to allow the growth of delicate plants in cold climates, so by creating a more favorable micro-climate. This method: - stimulates the acceleration of plants development process; - advances vegetative phases; - favors shorter productive cycles. The plug and play system for greenhouses basal electric heating developed by the company is based on modular and flexible heating panels combined with a control system ready to be connected to the electrical socket. Main features are: - Modular, flexible, customized - External coating PVC flame retardant Class 2 - International Protection 65 - Heating element company patented electric textile - Insulating material E-glass fiber - Temperature Adjustable - Electrical double insulation Class 2 - The tension of feeding: 230 volts - Dimensions: standard and/or customized modules; - Installed electric power: from 200 to 300 watts/sqm; - Temperature controlled by company thermostats. The company is willing to establish a commercial agreement with technical assistance with manufacturing companies of greenhouse equipment and with greenhouse cultivation and seed growing companies. The company is also interested in developing furthermore the technology and in adapting it to clients need. Greenhouses' manufacturing and equipment companies are potential partners for further technical improvements.
Type (e.g. company, R&D institution…), field of industry and Role of Partner Sought: 
Manufacturing companies of greenhouse equipments, greenhouse cultivation companies and seed growing companies are sought in order to install the innovative basal electric heating system and suggest further improvements.
Stage of Development: 
Already on the market
IPR Status: 
Patents granted
Comments Regarding IPR Status: 
European patent granted in 2017 USA patent granted in 2018
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