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ICWES15 - Sustainable Solutions. Presented by Ms Sylvia Tulloch, Dyesol, Australia

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ICWES15 - Sustainable Solutions. Presented by Ms Sylvia Tulloch, Dyesol, Australia

  1. 1. Sustainable Solutions - A Personal Experience Sylvia Tulloch International Conference for Women Engineers and Scientists Adelaide July 2011
  2. 2. The 3 Aspects of Sustainable Development <ul><li>The challenge - to use our skills to ensure our projects meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. </li></ul><ul><li>By considering: </li></ul><ul><li>Economic development </li></ul><ul><li>Social development </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental protection </li></ul><ul><li>In </li></ul><ul><li>Project choice </li></ul><ul><li>Project implementation </li></ul><ul><li>Project Legacy </li></ul>ICWES15 Adelaide July 2011
  3. 3. Project Choice ICWES15 Adelaide July 2011 Social <ul><li>To service the demands of an increasingly mobile, hungry, aging, urbanised and connected global population – sustainably. </li></ul>Environment Economy Built Environment Energy Advanced Manufacturing
  4. 4. My “Case Studies” <ul><li>Dyesol Limited – I was the founding Managing Director and am now a non-executive Director, consultant and significant shareholder. </li></ul><ul><li>EcoQuest Limited – I am chairman of EcoQuest, which is ASX listed company developing and soon to be supplying, biodegradable products, such as nappies which are certified 90% biodegradable. </li></ul><ul><li>Perimeter Security Industries Pty Ltd – I am co-founder of PSI, commercialising fibre optic sensor technology and systems for the commercial security sector. </li></ul><ul><li>Uniflow Power Ltd – I am a non-exec Director and significant shareholder of Uniflow, which is commercialising next generation steam engines for electricity generation, and associated energy efficiency products. </li></ul>ICWES15 Adelaide July 2011
  5. 5. Dyesol <ul><ul><li>Founded to commercialize and supply 3 rd </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>generation Dye-Sensitized Solar Cell (DSC) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>technologies worldwide </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dyesol provides technology and materials to </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>global partners with routes to market for solar </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>enabled building products, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dyesol’s credentials as the global leader in 3rd generation solar cell technology are: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>- Demonstrated ability to leverage its R&D and IP portfolio to expand solar applications </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>- The quality of its global partnerships with top tier industrial corporations – Tata and Pilkington </li></ul></ul></ul>ICWES15 Adelaide July 2011
  6. 6. EcoQuest <ul><ul><li>Market Rollout commenced Nov 2010 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Now in IGA state based groups </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(Drakes , Romeos, Chapley) </li></ul></ul><ul><li> Toys-R-Us </li></ul><ul><li> Franklins </li></ul><ul><ul><li>One or both of the 2 major grocery retailers within the next six months </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Listed on the ASX (ECQ) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Product within massive total global market and growth market segment </li></ul><ul><ul><li>$27bn market value </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Green disposable market growing circa 25% p.a. (NBC growth rate) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Large growth in demand in Europe and USA. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Leading edge technology and market leading claim </li></ul><ul><ul><li>90% biodegradable nappy best in supermarkets globally </li></ul></ul>ICWES15 Adelaide July 2011
  7. 7. Uniflow Power <ul><li>Uniflow Power Ltd is an unlisted public company, dedicated to commercialising new technology in renewable energy, and in energy and resource efficiency. </li></ul><ul><li>The HALO Seal dramatically reduces the use and disposal of stainless steel over the life of a pipe system, while also providing high integrity sealing, reducing leaks and fugitive emissions. Initial sales in Australia and other territories will commence in the first quarter of 2011. Uniflow estimates the global market for static seals to conservatively be worth around $1 billion per annum </li></ul><ul><li>The Uniflow Generator is a small scale, biomass fuelled, combined heat and power, 5kW modern steam generator. In the last three years two advanced prototypes of the Uniflow Generator have been built for testing and development work. Hundreds of enquiries have already been received from all over the world for this simple but revolutionary approach to creating electricity using woody fuels and waste, such as coconut husk or sawdust. </li></ul>ICWES15 Adelaide July 2011
  8. 8. Perimeter Security Industries <ul><li>The SecureMat® perimeter system is a new and innovative approach to protecting industrial sites, municipal areas and commercial buildings. </li></ul><ul><li>On ground sensor mats detect any intruders within a monitored area. </li></ul><ul><li>The mats contain fibre-optic cable and any disturbances are electronically processed. </li></ul><ul><li>Genuine alarms are flagged and an alert SMS is sent to nominated mobile phones. </li></ul><ul><li>False alarms are minimal due to detection algorithms that distinguish footsteps from wind and falling debris. </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstration projects are underway with: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Southern Cross Protection </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Group1 Security </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Paramax Security Integration. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Global perimeter security market size is large ($4 billion in 2010) </li></ul><ul><li>Patent, Trademark and website secured </li></ul><ul><li>www.perimeter security.com </li></ul>ICWES15 Adelaide July 2011
  9. 9. Implementation <ul><li>Use project management tools, my favourite being the Work Breakdown Structure. Climate and resource sufficiency within each WBS task. </li></ul><ul><li>Getting the business model right is the first non technical challenge. There is no sustainable solution if the business does not work. </li></ul><ul><li>A good funding plan, and a degree of luck are also vital. </li></ul>ICWES15 Adelaide July 2011
  10. 10. The Legacy <ul><li>The project and the business will make a difference </li></ul>ICWES15 Adelaide July 2011 Satisfying Business Fascinating Science Save the World For Coming Generations

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