A CONSORTIUM OF MULTIDISCIPLINARY EXPERTISE
IMPHORAA consortium consists of Technovative Solutions Ltd (Lead), Nanoé, Quantum Leap JMB Mktg Inc, TWI Ltd, and Brunel University London.
Technovative Solutions Ltd (TVS) is based in Manchester, UK and is coordinating the IMPHORAA project. TVS is working in different industrial domains, such as manufacturing, recycling, renewable energy, robotics, energy storage, transport, energy-efficient buildings, material discovery, healthcare etc. It has a diverse expertise in measurement and monitoring system, machine learning and AI, software development and solutions including cloud computation and deployment, DLT, industrial ontology, IoT, decision support system, design optimisation, knowledge-based engineering, process automation, life cycle analysis, life cycle cost analysis, sustainability etc. Other than managing the project, TVS will be leading the cool box app development, life cycle analysis, and business model and sustainability for the IMPHORAA project.
"Nanoé is a french-malagasy social ventures designing, manufacturing, deploying and operating innovative energy access solutions. Its ambition is to open a new power infrastructure development path for rural areas in developing countries based on renewable energies, digital technologies and local entrepreneurship. Its smart solar nanogrid solutions are deployed in the North of Madagascar since 2017 and already power over 4 000 households, commercial, administrative or community users in over 100 villages. Nanoé employs 40+ staff in its 3 offices in Madagascar and is currently scaling up its activities to support the deployment of its electrification model on a larger scale.
QUANTUM LEAP MARKETING
QLM is a procurement and service company in the power sector from the Philippines in conjunction with the Government of the Philippines. QLM is the conduit between governmental agencies and industry in the delivery of service contracts, infrastructure builds and research. For this project QLM is engaging with local community in the Philippines who does not have access to electricity and clean water supply. It is tasked to gather data, implement and give feedback to the designs and programs that will be developed by the consortium.
TWI is a world leading research and technology organisation. Bases in the UK, North America, South East Asia, China, Australia, Central Asia, India and the Middle East see 800 staff provide technical support in joining and technologies such as material science, structural integrity, NDT, surfacing, electronic packaging and cutting. Services include generic research, contract R&D, technical information, consultancy, standards drafting, training and qualification. TWI offers a single, impartial source of service for joining engineering materials. TWI is internationally renowned for its multidisciplinary teams that implement established or advanced joining technology solving problems at any stage – from initial design, materials selection, production and quality assurance, through service performance and repair.
BRUNEL UNIVERSITY LONDON
Brunel University London, founded in 1966, is the largest campus-based university in London. Home to 13,000 students from over 110 countries worldwide, Brunel offers a wide range of foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. The university has been highly successful in building Brunel Composites Centre (BCC). BCC is an innovation centre that creates shared research and technology capabilities. BCC sits between the knowledge base and industry, supporting industry partners to transfer academic research into industrial application, making it the perfect innovation centre to deliver this project from Brunel University London side.