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  • Award: Collaboration with Enel
  • Deadline: 30th Oct 2021
  • Challenge type: Electronic Request for Partners (eRFP)

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Innovative Solutions to Electrify Public Transport

Abstract

Enel X is looking for creative solutions that can augment the existing electric mobility offering for public transportation. The technology must be validated and ready for implementation, while satisfying local public administration requirements and regulations.

Enel X is dedicated to the development of innovative products and digital solutions in sectors showing the greatest potential for transformation_

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Innovative Solutions to Electrify Public Transport

  • Open until 30th Oct 2021
  • Award: Collaboration with Enel

Modifying Engine Oil to Reduce Transport to Combustion Chamber

  • Open until 8th Nov 2021
  • Award: $15000

Utilizing High Performance Thermal Insulation for Medical Devices

  • Open until 6th Dec 2021
  • Award: Collaboration with Seeker

ICL Challenge: Concentrating Hypersaline Brine Solutions

  • Open until 4th Jan 2022
  • Award: $40000

Economical Solid Ammonium Thiosulfate

  • Open until 17th Jan 2022
  • Award: $40000
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// R&D Lead, Global Pharmaceutical

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