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  • 2022-12-13

    Quick and cheap pesticide detection. Cooperation with researchers from India

    Researchers from Gdańsk University of Technology and Shiv Nadar University in India, the largest food producer in the world, intend to produce and study cheap, elastic diamond sensors for detection of pesticides in the agricultural and food industry. In November, a research team from the Department of Metrology and Optoelectronics at the Faculty of Electronics, Telecommunications and...

  • 2022-11-22

    Unmanned surface vessel to enhance security of Polish ports and offshore wind farms

    A team of researchers managed by Prof. Łukasz Kulas from Gdańsk University of Technology is working on an innovative, unmanned, new generation vessel - „Hornet”. It will be a first vessel of such type in Poland: with options of autonomous and semi-autonomous operation. Ultimately, the vessel can serve to inspect ship canals and offshore wind farms patrol – e.g. to detect objects which...

  • 2022-11-03

    How to detect a virus in immediate surroundings? An early warning system is developed at Gdańsk Tech

    Researchers from Gdańsk University of Technology are working on an innovative technology for detection of SARS-CoV-2 and other influenza viruses in wastewater. Due to a simple and inexpensive solution, it is possible to increase the safety of institutions such as schools, kindergartens, or nursing homes. The project will receive almost PLN 800 thousand as part of the “Science for Society”...

  • 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...

  • 2022-07-20

    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...

  • 2022-06-27

    A new method of corrosion monitoring

    Metal elements of ocean engineering structures are exposed to corrosion damage caused by contact with salt water. Corrosion can cover the entire surface of the tested structure, but it can also take the form of point damage, i.e. pits. Beata Zima, PhD, Eng. from the Institute of Ocean Engineering and Ship Technology is working on creating such a method of monitoring the progress of destruction...

  • 2022-06-23

    Polymers – from algorithm to personalized medical therapy

    Biodegradable implant supporting treatment and disappearing from the organism. Special, multi-layered dressing, not only covering the wound, but also releasing healing substances that induce the healing effects. Tissue scaffold allowing burnt tissue to regenerate and then dissolving.  All of this is possible due to specially-designed properties of polymers, investigated by the researchers from...

  • 2022-04-07

    Bioactive glass – in search of synthetic alternatives

    Natalia Wójcik, PhD, from the  Institute of Nanotechnology and Materials Engineering, is seeking alternative materials, more precisely modified bioactive vitreous materials for the production of composites used in bone implants. This research can contribute to development of more advanced implants in the future, which will regenerate bone defects and will not interfere with the biochemical...