Snail Aid - Technology for Development

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Via Leonardo Fea 10, 16142 Genova
Fiscal Code: 95112630108
VAT n.: 02119750996
Registred at the Chamber of Commerce with the n. GE-460458
IBAN:
IT32L0623024236000030046451
 
Contacts:
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+39 3331655089
 
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    DISARMADILLO is a participatory project that received help in form of funds, working time, given-for-free components from many entities.

    It has received an initial fund by:

    the Rotary Club San Giorgio from Genova,

    that allowed the first version of the machine to be studied and implemented together with several final year students of the technical high school I.p.s.i.a. Attilio Odero in Genova:

    Istituto Professionale di Stato Settore Industria e Artigianato
    ATTILIO ODERO
    Via Briscata, 4 16154 GENOVA
     

    The Odero team is supervised by prof. Gigi Acquilino and the Snail Aid team.

    DISARMADILLO received the contribution of several students of the:

    the PMARlab of the University of Genova, who worked on it during their master theses.

    DISARMADILLO project wouldn't be possible without the extremely kind support of Grillo Spa,

    that made the powertiller on which the machine is built on available. Thanks a million to Mr. Andrea Pinza.

    We would like to thank deeply ISIbond for collaborating to the project by offering us two brake bands to mount on DISARMADILLO rear stubaxles.

    A lot of work on a possible implement to be mounted on DISARMADILLO called the vibrating sieve has been done by Prof. Ross Macmillan, senior fellow in Agricultural Engineering at the University of Melbourne.

     

     

     

     

    We have recently submitted a proposal to work with the Italian Institute of Technology (IIT), a leader research institute in the field of robotics, to establish the GeMAT Hub, the Genova Mine Action Technology Hub, dedicated to the design of new technologies for mine action. The work will start by improving Disarmadillo by working both on the machine, that will become a kit to add-on any type of powertiller, and on new implements.

      

    Snail Aid has recently submitted a proposal to work with the Italian Institute of Technology (IIT), a leader research
    institute in the field of robotics, to establish the GeMAT Hub, the Genova Mine Action Technology Hub, dedicated to
    the design of new technologies for mine action. The work will start by improving Disarmadillo, by working both on the
    machine, that will become a kit to add-on any type of powertiller, and on new implements.