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The BORING (BurrOwing & Regenerative IN-Ground) Vertical Farm for the Moon, Mars and Beyond
This technology is a vertical farm designed specifically for the controlled-environment crop and food production function of a bioregenerative space life support system. It would enable long-duration crewed missions on the Moon, Mars, and beyond while mitigating the impacts of extreme extraterrestrial environments. Background: Vertical farming is...
Published: 11/30/2022   |   Inventor(s): Joel Cuello, Matteo Pietrobelli, Mackenze McAleer
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Agriculture & Horticulture > Agricultural Engineering, Technology Classifications > Agriculture & Horticulture > Crop Improvement
Carbon Capture Using Microalgae Cultivated in Scalable Photobioreactors Paired with a Particle Filtration System
This invention offers a method to offset carbon emissions for industries where carbon-neutral operations are particularly challenging (e.g., airlines, shipping). Due to the intrinsic scalability of this invention, it has a potential to provide the most cost-effective solution to massive (hundreds of ktons to Gtons-level) CO2 extraction, thereby contributing...
Published: 10/17/2022   |   Inventor(s): Daniel Apai, Joel Cuello
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Energy, Cleantech & Environmental, Technology Classifications > Agriculture & Horticulture > Agricultural Engineering
Design of Intelligent Aeroponic Microgravity & Earth Nutrient Delivery System (I-AMENDS) for Bioregenerative Space Life Support and Earth Applications
This technology allows for the growth of plants in zero-gravity or microgravity in small growth chambers or large-scale crop production. The invention solves the problem of directing water and nutrients to the plant roots in an efficient and effective way. The design incorporates liquid and nutrient emitters that allow for the effective flow of the...
Published: 7/15/2022   |   Inventor(s): Joel Cuello, Kate Stalkfleet, Yaser Mehdipour, Chen-Han Shih, Jack Welchert, Sean Gellenbeck, Torin Hodge
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Agriculture & Horticulture > Agricultural Engineering
The i-Abacus Green Box
This technology is a modular cultivation system that is designed to be used in a vertical farm or plant factory. The box has an expandable and collapsible support frame and growing pods, which contribute to a unique end product. It is amenable to automation and remote control. This product can be used in a warehouse or greenhouse type of vertical farm/plant...
Published: 7/15/2022   |   Inventor(s): Joel Cuello, Yaser Mehdipour
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Agriculture & Horticulture > Agricultural Engineering
The i-Sprout Green Box
This invention is an expandable and collapsible modular cultivation system intended for use in vertical farming or plant factories. It includes the capability to expand or retract in size to fit any volume or spacing restrictions, which efficiently maximizes crop productivity. Background: In an effort to reduce the amount of water and land used...
Published: 7/15/2022   |   Inventor(s): Joel Cuello, Yaser Mehdipour
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Agriculture & Horticulture > Agricultural Engineering
The i-Incline Green Box
This technology is an expandable/collapsible modular system for use in vertical farms. The angle-adjustable growing boards help to expand/collapse the system, allowing for flexible maneuverability and high crop yield. Background: Considered by many to be the next stage in the evolution of agricultural production, vertical farming has become the next...
Published: 7/15/2022   |   Inventor(s): Joel Cuello, Yaser Mehdipour, Jack Welchert
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Agriculture & Horticulture > Agricultural Engineering
Phyto-Mediated Wastewater Treatment Bioreactor (PWBR)
The Phyto-Mediated Wastewater Treatment Bioreactor (PWBR) is a process for treating various types of wastewater through removal of contaminants, including residual forms of Nitrogen, Phosphorus, heavy metals, etc. The PWBR can also remove Contaminants of Emerging Concern (CEC's) which include, but are not limited to, pesticides, pharmaceuticals,...
Published: 7/15/2022   |   Inventor(s): Matthew Recsetar, Joel Cuello
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Agriculture & Horticulture > Agricultural Engineering, Technology Classifications > Energy, Cleantech & Environmental > Remediation
The V-Hive Green Box
This invention maximizes plant cultivation efficiency through vertical modular units. Background: Concerns about excessive land use and a desire for locally-grown food present an opportunity for innovative solutions. Indoor farming allows greater control of variables to optimize processes and grow food that may be unsuited for ambient conditions....
Published: 1/13/2023   |   Inventor(s): Joel Cuello, Yaser Mehdipour, Cody Brown, Ryan Sullivan, Jensen Thelander
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Agriculture & Horticulture > Agricultural Engineering, Technology Classifications > Agriculture & Horticulture > Crop Improvement
The Mobile Vertical Farm (Go-Vertical Farm) for Automation of Vertical Farming Operations
This invention is an original operational process that enables the automation of vertical farming by the use of ambulatory growing modules capable of planting, growing, and harvesting under optimal environmental conditions to achieve maximum yield and nutritive value. Background: Global population will increase from today's 7.6 billion to approximately...
Published: 7/15/2022   |   Inventor(s): Joel Cuello, Jack Welchert
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Agriculture & Horticulture > Agricultural Engineering