TechConnect Innovation Program

Volcanic Rock Fertilizers

Tecnológico de Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico

TECHNOLOGY SUMMARY

Our researchers developed an electrochemical process to enrich volcanis rock with organic fertilizers. These fertilizers can improve the soil physical properties and can slowly deliver plant nutrients for horticultural crops.

Primary Application Area: Foods & Agriculture

Technology Development Status: Prototype

Technology Readiness Level: TRL 5

FIGURES OF MERIT

Value Proposition: This product can considerably improve the physical properties of the soil while providing fertilizer or pesticide to the soil.

SHOWCASE SUMMARY

Organization Type: Academic/Gov Lab

Showcase Booth #: 640

Website: www.itesm.mx

GOVT/EXTERNAL FUNDING SOURCES

Government Funding/Support to Date:

Primary Sources of Funding: Corporate Partner

Looking for: Development / License Partners