TechConnect Innovation Program

Methylene malonates,sustainable energy-efficient polymer platform

Sirrus, Inc., Ohio, United States

TECHNOLOGY SUMMARY

Transformative platform of monomers and polymers enable advanced manufacturing via solvent free, high-speed, virtually zero-heat cure materials providing dramatic energy reduction, improved product performance, increased production speeds and broadened material selection. This new class of specialty chemicals also reduces source pollution by eliminating hazards and chemicals of concern.

Primary Application Area: Materials & Chemical

Technology Development Status: Proven Manufacturability

Technology Readiness Level: TRL 7

FIGURES OF MERIT

Value Proposition: Sirrus’ technology platform will have broad, transformative impact, enabling significant industrial energy efficiency and advanced materials benefits. High speed, low to no-heat cure coatings save billions in energy costs and reduced VOC emissions. Overall speed to first market sales could be cut by up to 50%.

SHOWCASE SUMMARY

Organization Type: Mid-stage Startup (A or B)

Showcase Booth #: 844

Website: www.sirruschemistry.com

GOVT/EXTERNAL FUNDING SOURCES

Government Funding/Support to Date: Ohio eight-year jobs tax credit (’12), Governor Kasich’s visit in 2009 to highlight Bioformix expansion and creation of new jobs (’12).

Primary Sources of Funding: Angel, Friends, Family, Venture Capital, Corporate Venture Capital, Corporate Partner

Looking for: Both Funding and Development Partners