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INNOVATION

BUSINESS


AT THE FOREFRONT

OF INNOVATION

UI-GREENMATIC

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RANKING 2016

1 ST in Malaysia

2 nd South East Asia

4 th in Asia

34 th in the World

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WELCOME TO INNOVATION OPEN DAY

The Technology Transfer Office

IP Management

PSP is involved with technology transfer activities in Universiti Putra Malaysia

(UPM), moving potential technologies and inventions from the laboratories to the

marketplace.

PSP assists in securing and protecting novel innovations through intellectual

property processes and identifying applicable commercialisation strategies for

the created intellectual property.


METHOD OF PRODUCING CALCIUM

CARBONATE NANOPARTICLES

Prof. Dr Md Zuki

Abu Bakar@Zakaria

Invention

Usefulness &

Applications

Benefits

Market

Potential

A simple, novel and low-cost method for the synthesis of calcium carbonate

nanoparticles with the aragonite polymorph from cockle shells.

• The calcium carbonate nanoparticles with the aragonite phase is easily

replaceable and integral to bone tissue.

• Calcium carbonate nanoparticles can be used in nanobiocomposite

(scaffolds, bone paste) for bone repair, anti carcinogenic drug and non

viral drug carrier.

• Raw material is abundant in nature.

• Cost effective and affordable.

• Easy and environmentally friendly method of preparation

The method has a great potential in industry for the large scale production of

calcium carbonate nanoparticles for biomedical applications.


NANOCOMPOSITE BONE SCAFFOLD

Prof. Dr Md Zuki

Abu Bakar@Zakaria

Invention

Usefulness &

Applications

Nano calcium carbonate synthesized from Cockle shells (source of purely

aragonite CaCO 3 ) combined with alginate hydrocolloid solution through simple

lyophilization and cross linking steps

Benefits

Market

Potential

• The scaffold is biocompatible and bioresorbable.

• Less and cost effective

• Easy and environmentally friendly method of preparation

• Health industry

• Manufacturing industry


NANOCOMPOSITE PASTE FOR BONE REPAIR

Prof. Dr Md Zuki

Abu Bakar@Zakaria

Invention

Usefulness &

Applications

Benefits

Market

Potential

Relates to the nanocomposite paste for bone repair comprises cockle shell-based

calcium carbonate aragonite polymorph nanoparticle and chitosan

• Fracture

• Craniotomy

• Spine

• Dental

• Helping people/patient as well as animals with bone problems either due to

traumatic accident, disease, tumor or inflected bone injury

• The paste is biocompatible and bioresorbable

• The paste gives faster bone healing

• Animal center and veterinary hospitals

• Bone producing companies

• Research institution


NANOCRYSTALS DELIVERY VEHICLE

Prof. Dr Md Zuki Abu Bakar@Zakaria

Invention

Non toxic to normal cells (specificity and selectivity)

Bio-based CaCO3 nanocrystals stimulate osteoblast differentiation and improve

the osteointegration process for orthopaedic applications, and drug delivery

systems.

Usefulness &

Applications

Benefits

Market

Potential

• Calcium carbonate nanocrystal was synthesis using microemulsion

method via High Pressure Homogeniser

• Doxorubicin was used as model drug

• characterisation by FTIR, TEM, FESEM EDX, XRD TGA Zeta

• Higher drug loading, pH-sensitive properties with faster drug release in

acidic environment, and low release at a normal physiological pH

• Easy and environmentally friendly method of preparation.

• Less and cost effective

• Raw material is abundant in nature

• Health industry

• Manufacturing industry


LAMP FOR THE DETECTION OF ISKNV

Prof Dato’ Dr. Mohamed Shariff

Mohamed Din

Invention

Usefulness &

Applications

Benefits

Market

Potential

• Rapid & accurate ISKNV diagnostic kit

• High specificity

• Ready-to-use reaction mixture

• Detection of ISKNV in fish

• Fast & efficient ISKNV diagnostic kit

• Can be used for field surveillance

• User friendly - Can be easily used at fish farm

• Economical - No sophisticated equipment needed

• Time saving - Detects ISKNV within 1 hour

• Fish quarantine centre

• Aquaculture farms

• Private companies handling diagnostic kits/services


B-GREEN BIOFERTILIZER

Prof Madya Dr. Radziah

Othman

Invention

Usefulness &

Applications

Benefits

Market

Potential

B-Green is a compost based product consisting of selected N 2 -fixing and

phosphate-solubilizing bacteria that can improve plant growth at reduced

chemical fertilizer application

• Potted Plant

• Paddy

• Corn

• Increases root and shoot growth and promote higher yield

• Improves the efficiency of nutrient and water uptake

• Reduces N and P fertilizers usage by 30% - 50%

• Improves plant health and resistance to disease

• Small, Medium Enterprise (SME).

• Organic Fertilizers Industry.

• Biofertilizer.

• Organic Farming.


ALLAMANDA-DERIVED BIOFUNGICIDE

FOR THE CONTROL OF PAPAYA ANTHRACNOSE

Prof. Dr. Kamaruzaman Sijam

Invention

Usefulness &

Applications

Benefits

Market

Potential

• An eco-friendly nanoemulsion formulation biofungicide that is non toxic

to humans and animals

• Plumericin as the major active compound found in the leaf extract of

Allamanda cathartica ‘Jamaican Sunset’

• Specifically targets C. gleosporiodes, without damaging commercial

value of fruits

• More effective and efficient as compared to common commercial

fungicide

• Enhance fruit quality

• Effective and easy to handle and apply

• Eco-friendly and biodegradable

• Enforcement agencies, Private entrepreneurs, Small and medium

enterprises (SME) and Postharvest handling houses


SOLAR HEATER BOX

Prof. Dr. Rita Muhamad Awang

Invention

Usefulness &

Applications

Benefits

Market

Potential

Solar (green energy) heat disinfestations is a suitable and efficient method for the

management of stored product insects in tropical countries where sunshine is

abundant throughout the year.

Solar radiation is trapped and concentrated in a predetermined space that

can be used to heat products to a predetermined temperature and the said

temperature is maintained for a predetermine period of time.

• Solar heater boxes ensure high insect mortality, prevents infestation and

preserves the original product qualities

• Solar heater boxes preserve dry agricultural products within shorter time

without affecting the product quality

• Solar heater boxes require no electricity to work

The method has a great potential in industry for the large scale production of

calcium carbonate nanoparticles for biomedical applications.


A COMPUTERIZED DIGITAL IMAGING TECHNIQUE

TO ESTIMATE PALM OIL QUALITY

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Siva K Balasundram

Invention

Usefulness &

Applications

Benefits

Market

Potential

Digital imaging technique to estimate palm oil quality

• Load fruit image(s)

• Import image to the software

• Cluster re-identification

• Cluster re-coloring

• Image re-construction

• Computation and color distribution

• A non destructive technique

• Can serve as decision support tool for oil palm growers and facilitate

implementation of crop yield/quality mapping

Palm oil industry


BIOBASED NANOEMULSION OF ROTENONE FOR

SAFE AND EFFECTIVE INSECT PEST CONTROL

Prof. Dr. Dzolkifli Omar

Invention

Usefulness &

Applications

Benefits

Market

Potential

The nanoemulsion formulations of rotenone from Derris spp. were prepared using

plant based surfactant and carrier.

• The formulation is potent against insect pest of cruciferous and the

formulation is not biodegradable and the rotenone is not persistent

• The toxicity of rotenone against insect pests is comparable with the

some of most potent conventional organic based insecticides

• The nanoemulsion formulated rotenone is under class III for its safety.

• Green product

• Pesticides industry

• Vegetables, organic and herb farm

• Aquaculture farms

• SOM accreditation farm


SHELL-LESS EXTRUDED PKC

Prof. Dr. Norhani Abdullah

Invention

Usefulness &

Applications

Benefits

The technology was designed to reduce the antinutritive components in

Palm Kernel Cake (PKC)

• The shell-less extruded PKC contained more than 50% less

indigestible fibre and shell contamination

• The product contained 60% higher sugars as source of energy

• 280% more manno-oligosaccharides contents compared to the untreated

PKC that is beneficial in strengthening the immune system of broiler chicken

Market

Potential

• Local poultry farmers

• Animal feed manufacturers


UPM TRICHO BEADS

Mr. Fariz Adzmi

Invention

Usefulness &

Applications

A method for preparing encapsulated Trichoderma, usable as biocontrol

agent for agricultural application

• Biological control to control soil borne disease

• Soil/seed application. Improved plant growth and nutrient uptake

Benefits

Market

Potential

• Prolong shelf life

• Enhanced efficacy

• Can used in agricultural application as biocontrol agent or plant growth

regulator

• Shorticulture crops

• Small farmers


OLIGOPKC: GOOD PREBIOTIC

Prof. Madya Dr. Liang Juan Boo

Invention

Usefulness &

Applications

Benefits

Market

Potential

OligoPKC is a prebiotic from Palm kernel cake (PKC). Palm kernel cake (PKC) is a

main byproduct from the palm oil industry.

• The cell wall components of PKC consists of 580 g/kg mannan

• Mannan-oligosaccharides are the main oligosaccharides in OligoPKC

which are good sources of prebiotic

• 17% of OligoPKC (Mannan-oligosaccharides) can be extracted from row

PKC using current extraction method

• Increased population of Lactobacillus and bifidobacteria

• reduced population of Enterobacteriaceae and E-coli in the intestine of

broiler chickens

• increase the immunoglobulin level of serum

• Local poultry farmers

• Animal feed manufacturers


In-Field Oil Palm Fresh Fruit

Bunch Picker

Assoc. Prof. Ir. Dr. Azmi Yahya

Invention

Usefulness &

Applications

Benefits

Market

Potential

A highly versatile and efficient single chassis machine system for in-field

evacuation of randomly located cut oil palm fresh fruit bunches (FFB) on varied

types of terrain conditions where picking, loading, collection and transportation

tasks are embedded together within a single machine trip.

• Mechanizing the oil palm FFB in-field evacuation operation

• Providing a machine system that could overcome labour shortage

problems and increasing field returns by increasing both the labour and

land productivities

• Continuous on-the-go operation without requiring the cut oil palm fresh

to be laid closed to machine path

• Fully mechanized and automated for one man operation

• Self-contained and rugged and for all field terrain condition

• The available 5 million hectares of oil palm cultivation areas that need to

be mechanised and the total dependency of 500,000 millions of foreign

forces for the plantations field operations that need to be reduced


Design and development of a Kenaf

Pneumatic Seeding Machine

Prof. Ir. Dr. Desa Ahmad

Invention

Usefulness &

Applications

Benefits

• The pneumatic seeding machine is a tractor-mounted, includes a 4-row

unit planter that can plant seeds in the furrow or on the bed (furrow

opener is adjustable)

• Each row of the unit planters are substantially identical and connected to

a chassis.

• The chassis is supported to move across and over fields by two ground

wheels (drive and driven wheels) and is adapted to be towed in a given

forward direction by an agricultural tractor

• The planter automatically singularizes pickups and transfers the seed from

the hopper (seed box) to the inside of each furrow

• Based on physical, mechanical and aerodynamic properties of kenaf seed

• The seed plate of this machine has a new design.

• Each opening (hole or cell) of the seed plate is conical which helps to keep

just one seed

• decrease missing and multiplying of seeding and increase seeding

accuracy


Terima Kasih

Thank You

Interested for collaboration and commercialization

Dr. Muhammad Fakri Zaky Ja`afar

Deputy Director

Innovation Marketing Division,

Putra Science Park

Tel : 03-89471254 / 1294 | zakyjaafar@upm.edu.my

For other potential products:

www.sciencepark.upm.edu.my/innotech

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