Industrial Innovations


Trash-Fin is a large drone with an underwater cavity capable of collecting up 500 kg of waste before need to deposit it elsewhere for processing. In addition to collecting waste, it also sends back valuable data to ground authorities, including information on the quality of water, the weather, and the depth of the river/harbour. It can be controlled through remote or it is capable to perform its tasks without any human intervention.

Area: Energy Sciences

Innovator: Mr. Lakshay Dang, Software Lead, Sagar Defence Engineering Private Limited,

Funding agency: Ministry of Micro, Small Medium Enterprises (MSME), Govt of India

Benefits: The innovative trashfins has multiple advantages, like hybrid system, round the clock autonomous waste collection, operation can be carried out with multiple boat at same time, scalability can be fitted on any kind of vessel from 1 meter to 25 meters and above, compact, plug and play architecture, modular, customizable, cost effective, highly rugged and available for all weather environment.

Implementing institute: Sagar Defence Engineering Private Limited, Mumbai

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