TechConnect Innovation Program

NYCOLON - Flame Retardant for BDUs

Alexium Government Solutions (AGS), LLC, South Carolina, United States

TECHNOLOGY SUMMARY

AGS has developed an affordable, effective, and durable FR chemical treatment for Synthetic-Cellulosic fabric blends, such as combat uniforms (Nyco). NYCOLON is low cost, Halogen-free and remains effective after 50+ home launderings.

Primary Application Area: Materials & Chemical

Technology Development Status: Ready to Market

Technology Readiness Level: TRL 7

FIGURES OF MERIT

Value Proposition: Reduced Cost (chemicals and processes), Environmentally Friendly (Halogen Free), and Efficacy after 50+ home laundering cycles. Without requiring any changes in standard finishing equipment, NYCOLON is an add-on treatment finishers can easily transition to production.

SHOWCASE SUMMARY

Organization Type: Early-stage Startup (Seed)

National Innovation Awardee

Showcase Booth #: 632

GOVT/EXTERNAL FUNDING SOURCES

Government Funding/Support to Date: Phase I, MCSC - Marine Corps Systems Command, $80,000, FY13 - FY15, Sponsor SBIR Office MARCORSYSCOM

Primary Sources of Funding: Venture Capital, Federal Grant

Looking for: Both Funding and Development Partners