Technical areas

VALUA cover areas such as software, mechanics, medical technology, chemistry and biotechnology. Representative technical areas include:

  • Software
  • Mechanical inventions, such as motors and combustion technology
  • Process-technology
  • Foodstuffs, as well as processes for the preparation of foodstuffs
  • Shampoo; effervescent tablets, tablets for cleaning toilets
  • Concrete, to methods for the production of concrete
  • Cleantech
  • Fertilizer
  • Biomedical engineering, such as syringes and devices for surgical insertion
  • The use of magnetic fields for the curative or diagnostic purposes
  • Appliances, such as for tableting, spray technology and measurement of physiological data
  • Imaging technology (equipment and chemical compounds)
  • Other physically demanding and mechanical inventions, such as apparatus and methods to optimize temperature control
  • Temperature Gauges
  • Small molecules (NCEs), peptides
  • Hormones, particularly fertility hormones
  • Chemically modified, naturally occurring molecules
  • Natural substances, herbal plants
  • Methods for the preparation of compounds
  • Purification methods, e.g., proteins and minicells
  • Filtration-technology
  • Crystalline phases
  • Purities of substances
  • Impurities
  • Pharmaceutical formulations; platform technologies / sustained release
  • Methods for the treatment or diagnosis
  • Indications
  • Measurement methods
  • Biomarkers; assays; diagnostic tests
  • Identification of the diseases, for example by the measurement of ion concentrations
  • Apparatus for diagnostics
  • Treatment areas fertility, urology and gastrointestinal diseases such as IBD and Crohn’s