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  • 2022-09-08

    Polyurethanes from corn derivatives – an alternative to petrochemicals

    Researchers from Gdańsk University of Technology developed a patented method of obtaining bio-based polyester polyols made from fermented corn products, which can replace petroleum derivatives in the production of polyurethanes, while maintaining the same processing parameters. Currently, they pursue European protection of the invention, which has been awarded at international fairs and can be...

  • 2022-08-24

    The Baltic Windustry conference at Gdańsk University of Technology will be held on 8 September

    Registration for the international conference "Baltic Windustry: industrial research in offshore wind energy" is underway. The conference will take place on 8 September at Gdańsk University of Technology. This event is aimed mainly at representatives of industry and science who are active in the field of engineering and innovation, but also at students who have to choose their career path. ...

  • 2022-08-04

    Researchers from Gdańsk Tech creating a germicidal chamber

    Researchers from the Institute of Energy at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Ship Technology are building a germicidal chamber under a project funded by the National Science Center.  Photothermal ablation of gold particles enabling elimination of bacteria and viruses. Project under the name: „Optimization of gold nanostructure shape and size in the germicidal chamber, using the...

  • 2022-07-26

    Prof. Janusz Rachoń, an honorary member of Gdańsk Scientific Society

    Gdańsk Scientific Society celebrates its centenary this year. During a formal session, Prof. Janusz Rachoń was granted the title of Honorary Member of the Society. The eulogy for the Professor was given by Prof. Ryszard Jan Katulski, the head of the Division IV – Engineering Sciences. Prof. Janusz Rachoń graduated from the Faculty of Chemistry at Gdańsk University of Technology in 1969....

  • 2022-07-20

    Digital twin – assistant to the pregnant woman

    Researchers from Gdańsk University of Technology plan to develop an innovative assistance system for pregnant women, which uses artificial intelligence. This will allow to anticipate risks related to pregnancy complications before the symptoms occur. The research team is planning to develop i.a. „a digital twin”, which will support monitoring the state of the patient at home and at a...

  • 2022-07-20

    Hydraulic-mechanical automatic transmission for agricultural vehicles

    Scientists from the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Ship Technology of Gdańsk University of Technology have designed a hydraulic-mechanical automatic transmission for agricultural vehicles and working machines. It will allow for a smooth change of gear at low speed and a step change of gear in the range of high speeds. The gearbox was designed under the Lider VIII program. The project...

  • 2022-07-15

    Scholarships of the Minister of Science and Higher Education for young researchers of Gdańsk Tech

    Four young researchers from Gdańsk University of Technology received scholarships of the Minister of Higher Education and Science, awarded for exceptional research achievements.   This year’s scholarship holders from Gdańsk Tech include Przemysław Falkowski-Gilski, PhD, Aleksander Hejna, PhD,  Wioleta Kucharska, DSc, and Monika Zielińska, PhD. The scholarships amounting to PLN...

  • 2022-07-13

    INZNAK awarded at the Polish Product of the Future 2022 gala

    On July 5, the Polish Agency for Enterprise Development (PARP) and the National Center for Research and Development, together with the representatives of the jury of the Polish Product of the Future competition, awarded prizes and distinctions for the most innovative Polish products and technologies. One of the inventions that was distinguished is the smart road sign system “INZNAK”...