Through konfer, Teesside University is working with Nova Q, a leader in the fields of agriculture, aquaculture, disinfection, renewables and wastewater, to demonstrate the potential of their micro-bubble aeration technology to drive sustainability. Dr Faik Hamad, Associate Professor in Thermofluid Engineering at Teesside University, said:
‘Water is essential to everything from agriculture to industrial processes; as the issue of pathogenic micro-organisms becomes more prevalent, micro-bubble aeration technology has the potential to tackle this issue in a way that is sustainable and safe. We are delighted to be working with konfer, who have provided us with simplified access to a network of thousands of businesses.’
Other companies that have used konfer include University of Bristol spin-out Zeetta Networks Ltd. Zeetta have been working with konfer to identify UK academics to collaborate with on a £9 million 5G project to transform UK manufacturing.
Antser, using virtual reality to tackle a range of issues affecting children and families. Their pilot scheme produced startling results addressing domestic abuse. konfer connected the business with a team of VR specialists from a leading UK university, who are now helping further develop this groundbreaking project.