Knowledge Transfer Partnership - details

Partnership Information

Partnership number: 12452
Partnership objective: To develop a hybrid solar-powered off-grid pre-cooling storage system for smallholder farmers clusters in Nigeria to supplement existing cold rooms, minimize agro-food waste, improve cooling efficiency, increase farmers' income and drive business growth in ColdHubs.
Partnership dates: 10 November 2020 - 05 July 2023

Knowledge Base Partner Information

Knowledge Base Partner: Aston University
Department: School of Engineering & Applied Science

Company Partner Information

Company Partner: ColdHubs Limited
Company business: Design, install, commission, build and operate 100% solar-powered walk-in cold rooms, in markets and farm clusters. These are used by smallholder farmers, retailers, and wholesalers, who pay a fee to store and preserve perishable foods (fresh fruits, vegetables etc.)
Area of UK: West Midlands
Company Standard Industrial Classification: Unknown(00000)
Company size: 10 to 49 employees

Other Information

Contact: Dr Ahmed Rezk
This Partnership is supported by: Global Challenges Research Fund (100%)
Grant amount: £148,772.00