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TechEmerge Cooling Temperature Controlled Logistics

Nigerian innovator Eja-Ice is partnering with one of Nigeria’s top dairy producers, L&Z  Integrated Farms, to pilot the use of a solar-powered cooling unit mounted on a tricycle for last mile distribution. They will field test the transport of frozen items between L&Z’s eight depots and retailers nationwide. Learn more
In this pilot, French innovator Koolboks and Nigerian logistics company Alyx will pilot solar-powered storage trailers with local farmers requiring cold chain transport for their fruit and vegetable produce. The pilot aims to reduce Alyx’s last mile distribution costs and prevent food waste and losses for farmers, which can reach 40-60 percent using conventional, unrefrigerated transport methods. Learn more
Canadian innovator Enersion is teaming up with Nigerian logistic company Anthorad to pilot the use of innovative nanoporous cooling technology for the last mile delivery of chilled meat. The solution aims to ensure effective cold storage for durations four times greater than that of commonly used solutions. Learn more
Two Nigerian companies, innovator Tunasha and integrated poultry company Amo Farm, are field testing a smart IoT-based monitor that enables automated temperature and humidity control and monitoring of cold rooms. This pilot aims to dramatically reduce energy wastage associated with unnecessary cooling, give early warning of system failures, and provide information to further reduce consumption. Learn more
Indian innovator PLUSS had developed an innovative solution that enhances polymer properties and phase change materials (PCMs). It is partnering with dairy producer L&Z Integrated Farms and engineering company Lange & Grant to improve the energy efficiency and temperature stability of cold storage rooms. Learn more
Two Nigerian companies, integrated poultry company Amo Farm and engineering company KSR, are teaming up with Indian innovator PLUSS to field test a solution that enhances polymer properties and phase change materials (PCMs) to provide passive cooling for small refrigerated ‘reefer’ trucks. The pilot aims to reducing electricity and fuel usage by these vehicles by up to 40 percent. Learn more
In this project, Indian innovator Pluss is partnering with transport company Kennie-O Cold Chain Logistics and Integrated Motors Industries, to pilot an insulated container & refrigeration unit provider. They are field testing the application of innovative phase change material (PCM) technology to a small refrigerated ‘reefer’ truck and a new solar-powered cold storage room with the aim of… Learn more
Nigerian solar-powered refrigeration and cold chain services innovator Eja-Ice is partnering with Food Concepts, a quick service restaurant and retail chain company, to field test the use of a solar-powered cooling unit mounted on a tricycle to deliver frozen ingredients to more than 100 fast food outlets across Nigeria. Learn more
French innovator Koolboks is teaming up with Nigerian integrated poultry company Amo Farm to pilot an solar-powered freezer equipped with IoT technology to store frozen poultry produce at the last mile. They are also field-testing a Koolboks vaccine fridge to assess future opportunities for Amo Farm to diversify its operations. Learn more
In this pilot, two innovators – Tessol from India and Gricd from Nigeria –  are piloting complementary technologies. They are partnering with Cam Dairy and engineering company Lange & Grant to install Tessol’s PCM-enabled thermal storage solution in vehicles used to transport milk, ice cream and yogurt. Gricd’s real-time cold chain monitor will be used to gauge the performance and efficiency… Learn more
India’s Ecozen, a manufacturer of energy-efficient cold storage solutions, is joining with Agvest Limited, and engineering company Lange & Grant to field test a solar-powered cold room with water-based thermal storage backup for fruits, vegetables and other agricultural commodities, with the aims of establishing how the solution could be scaled up in the Nigerian market and Africa more… Learn more
Nigerian solar-powered refrigeration and cold chain services innovator Eja-Ice is partnering with Fan Milk to improve the distribution of milk, yogurt, and other dairy products, particularly at the last mile, using a solar-powered cooling unit mounted on a tricycle. Learn more
Indian innovator Tessol is teaming up with Nigerian producer of fresh dairy products L&Z Integrated Farms and engineering company Lange & Grant to field test innovative phase change material (PCM) solutions in L&Z’s vehicles used to transport perishable products. Learn more
Indian innovator Sonnenschein is teaming up with Nigerian insulated container and refrigeration unit provider Integrated Motors Industries and engineering company Iron Product Industries to field test a heat-reflective paint on vehicles, warehouses, and local storage sheds, with the aim of decreasing energy consumption with minimal investment. Learn more
UK-based innovator Chill Technologies is field testing an absorption chiller that runs on waste heat in partnership with Nigerian insulated container and refrigeration unit provider TAK logistics and engineering company Lange & Grant. Together they are piloting the use of these chillers to maintain differing temperatures for a range of produce stored in cold rooms. Learn more
French innovator Koolboks has developed a technology that harnesses solar energy and stores it in the form of ice batteries strategically arranged in freezers to maximize temperature retention. In this pilot, Koolboks is partnering with Nigeria’s Fan Milk to pilot this IoT-enabled technology to store milk, ice cream, yogurt and other perishable goods in retail stores. Learn more
In this pilot, Nigerian innovator Mandilas Group, an official distributor for US-headquartered Carrier Transicold, is partnering with JustFood, a Nigerian dairy processor and manufacturer. Mandilas Group is installing an innovative Carrier cooling unit on one of Just Foods’ all-electric trucks to reduce energy use and generate cost savings during the transport of yoghurt, ice cream and other… Learn more