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Multi-Parameter Monitoring and Control System for Grain Silo Plants (CTC+)

Total Cost €


EC-Contrib. €






 CTCPlus project word cloud

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ctc    moisture    data    world    storage    commercialisation    worldwide    silos    grain    silo    monitoring    market    solutions    levels    temperature   

Project "CTCPlus" data sheet

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Organization address
address: SANT PERE
city: Almacelles
postcode: 25100
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 Coordinator Country Spain [ES]
 Total cost 1˙238˙500 €
 EC max contribution 866˙950 € (70%)
 Programme 1. H2020-EU.2.3.1. (Mainstreaming SME support, especially through a dedicated instrument)
2. H2020-EU.3.2. (SOCIETAL CHALLENGES - Food security, sustainable agriculture and forestry, marine, maritime and inland water research, and the bioeconomy)
 Code Call H2020-SMEINST-2-2015
 Funding Scheme /SME-2
 Starting year 2015
 Duration (year-month-day) from 2015-08-01   to  2017-07-31


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# participants  country  role  EC contrib. [€] 
1    GESCASER SA ES (Almacelles) coordinator 866˙950.00


 Project objective

Gescaser SA specialises in the manufacture and commercialisation of grain temperature monitoring systems for silos and horizontal storage units. Our current remote control systems provide detailed and continuous measurement of grain temperature at different levels in the grain silo. We currently have over 350 installations in 40 different countries worldwide. Thanks to our over 40 years’ experience, we are experts in our field and we know our market very well. We have identified a market opportunity to develop an intelligent multi-parameter monitoring system for cereal conservation in grain silo plants product that offers improved quality control of stored grain.

The CTC system will consist of ATEX compliant multi-sensors nodes for measuring grain temperature, moisture and CO2 gas concentrations at various levels in the silo, and for accurately monitoring fill level. The measurement data will be transmitted to a central cloud-enabled control platform that processes and analyses that data for controlling the optimum ambient conditions in the silo to prevent losses due to spoilage of the grain by insects and fungi, and to obtain maximum market value for the grain by conserving the stores in a perfect state of temperature, moisture and maturity.

The market launch (2018) and subsequent commercialisation of this new product will position our company as the undisputed world leader in advanced monitoring and control solutions for the growing global grain storage market, which is being fuelled by a rising world population and increased grain production that is leading to increased demand for silos and grain storage solutions. During the first 5 years of commercialisation of the CTC we expect to generate ~ €32.2 Million in turnover. We will also hire an additional 24 staff as a result of a product offering that allows us to better serve and grow our customer base through our expanding worldwide network of distributors.

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