Methylene malonates,sustainable energy-efficient polymer platform
Sirrus, Inc., Ohio, United States
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%.
Organization Type: Mid-stage Startup (A or B)
Showcase Booth #: 844
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