DNATREK, LLC, California, United States
DNATrax is a revolutionary material containing sugar and non-living barcoded DNA. It is used to ensure the effectiveness of contamination control systems and prevent spread of airborne infections in hospitals and prepare military and commercial facilities and vessels against a deliberate or accidental release of a biological agent.
Primary Application Area: Materials & Chemical
Technology Development Status: Prototype
Technology Readiness Level: TRL 7
FIGURES OF MERIT
Value Proposition: Each year 30,000 people die of hospital acquired airborne infections; treatment of patients who acquire airborne infections in hospitals costs over $10billion. DNATrax offers the only safe and effective method to prevent the spread of airborne infections and allow hospitals to reduce their facilities costs preventing unnecessary maintenance.
Organization Type: Early-stage Startup (Seed)
Showcase Booth #: 618
GOVT/EXTERNAL FUNDING SOURCES
Government Funding/Support to Date:
Primary Sources of Funding: Personal Savings
Looking for: Both Funding and Development Partners