Validation of a monitoring and supervision system for refrigeration equipment under the Internet of Things (IoT) paradigm.

  • Sarmiento Rojas, Jefferson Steven (CoI)
  • Aya Parra, Pedro Antonio (CoI)
  • Perdomo Charry, Oscar Julian (PI)

Project: Research Project

Project Details


The records of variables such as temperature, humidity and others, in spaces or work areas of institutions providing health services are carried manually, generating loss of information and errors in their records, losing their traceability and security for the processes of qualification and audits which require historical records. The GIBIOME research group has developed a temperature and current monitoring and supervision system for refrigeration equipment in research laboratories and clinical areas. The current system has been tested in a refrigerator at the Universidad del Rosario, and is at a TRL 5 technological maturity level. The objective of this project is to raise its technological maturity level by validating the system in a relevant environment. To this end, the technology will be installed in a clinical area of a health care institution, where surveys will be carried out with the service personnel in order to improve the current technology. At the end, it is expected to have validated the technology in a relevant environment. In this validation it is expected to have recommendations and opportunities for improvement by the actors involved in the clinical area. With these recommendations it will be possible to improve the current system and to document both the hardware and the software of the technology. In addition, it is desired to be able to have a life cycle of the system and to advance in the economic evaluation of the technology.


Cold chain, Internet of Things, Traceability

Commitments / Obligations

Al finalizar el proyecto se espera haber validado la tecnología en un entorno relevante en una institución
prestadora de salud. En esta validación se espera tener recomendaciones y oportunidades de mejora por medio
de los actores que participan en el área clínica. Con estas recomendaciones se podrá mejorar el sistema que se
tiene actualmente y además de ello poder realizar la documentación tanto del Hardware y del Software con los
que cuenta la tecnología. Además de ello, se desea poder tener un ciclo de vida del sistema y avanzar en la
evaluación económica de la tecnología.
Se espera poder realizar esta validación con los convenios marco de la Universidad del Rosario. Para ello, ya se ha
conversado con el Hospital Mayor Méderi, donde nos indicaron que se debe aplicar un protocolo de investigación
Effective start/end date5/1/214/28/23

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Main Funding Source

  • Competitive Funds


  • Bogotá D.C.


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