INNOVATION

Partners in an individual and in a collective form in work packages of ITERAMS participate in the radar for innovation following the Innovation Radar methodology (de Prato et al., 2015). The Innovation Radar (IR) is a support initiative that focuses on the identification of high-potential innovations in the ICT FP7, CIP and H2020 projects and the key organization in delivering these innovations to the market. The radar consists of two indicators: the first is the Innovation Potential, aiming to measure the innovation development of the projects towards commercialization and the second is the Innovator Capacity, which aims to capture the innovative capacity of the innovators behind these innovations.

At the same time, the Innovation Potential encompasses three indicators which refer to the Innovation Readiness, Management and Market Potential. On the other hand, the Innovator Capacity indicator encompasses the Innovator’s ability to develop innovation and the Innovator’s Environment, which aims to capture the overall conditions in the Project consortium which an innovator faces (composition and activity of partner organizations, performance and commitment to exploiting innovations).

With this framework in mind, the ITERAMS project innovation has identified the following outputs:

PARTNER INNOVATIVE OUTPUT RESPECT TO PROJECT TYPE OF INNO LEVEL EXPLOIT
WP2 The use of different waste materials as precursors to geopolymers and alkali activated materials Being exploited Significantly improved product Obviously innovative Only deployed as new to the organisation
VTT Microbiology assessment and management in the mineral processing solutions Under development New service Innovative Introduced as new to the market
HMT Using ion exchange polymers Under development Significantly improved process Obviously innovative Only deployed as new to the organisation
On-line water quality monitoring tools for calcium, thiosulfate and sulfate ions Under development Significantly improved product Obviously innovative Only deployed as new to the organisation
CASPEO Water accounting methodology and calculation for implementation in mine sites Under development Significantly improved service Some distinct Introduced as new to the market
BRGM Electrochemical sensors for on-line monitoring of dissolved xanthate in mine process waters Under development Significantly improved process Obviously innovative Introduced as new to the market
Modelling tool of tailings leaching in alkaline conditions, and of the geopolymer formation from the resulting leachates Under development New service Obviously innovative Introduced as new to the market
AMP Coupled hydro-geochemical computational tool for assessing the durability of geopolymer covers made from tailings Under development Significantly improved process Obviously innovative Only deployed as new to the organisation
Improved hydrogeochemical prediction tool to calculate efluent composition from mine tailings Being exploited Significantly improved service Obviously innovative Only deployed as new to the organisation
UCT+AALT+HMT Assisting online monitoring and management of water quality as it relates to flotation outcomes Under development New service Obviously innovative Introduced as new to the market


Partner WP2 refers to the overall contribution of the partners working collaboratively in this work package of the project. You can find more information by contacting the project and indicating your precise interest at the contact under the “innovation” subject.

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