TechConnect Innovation Program

Nanoparticle Analyzer (NPA)

Spectradyne LLC, California, United States

TECHNOLOGY SUMMARY

The Spectradyne NPA’s innovative combination of nanofluidic circuitry and high sensitivity electronics enables measurements of sub-micron particles that are faster and more precise than competing technologies. Key metrology applications are in protein aggregation for drug development, virus counting, and quality control of additives in nanomaterial-based consumer products.

Primary Application Area: Biotech & Biological Sciences

Technology Development Status: Prototype

Technology Readiness Level: TRL 4

FIGURES OF MERIT

Value Proposition: The Spectradyne NPA is more precise than DLS, faster than TEM, and can measure smaller particles than conventional Coulter counters. Additionally, the NPA is capable of measurements of absolute concentration. The gains in speed and precision will save time and money in the drug formulation and vaccine production industries.

SHOWCASE SUMMARY

Organization Type: Early-stage Startup (Seed)

National Innovation Awardee

Showcase Booth #: 748

GOVT/EXTERNAL FUNDING SOURCES

Government Funding/Support to Date: We have applied for NIH and NSF Phase I SBIR grants.

Primary Sources of Funding: Personal Savings

Looking for: Both Funding and Development Partners