TechConnect Innovation Program

Flying Insect Sampling Device (FISDe)

McQ Inc., Virginia, United States

TECHNOLOGY SUMMARY

McQ has developed a state of the art sampling device which attracts, classifies, and contains flying insects for the purpose analyzing possible disease vectors such as West Nile Virus and malaria. McQ’s system can be used to alert populations with the local presence of these dangerous insects.

Primary Application Area: Biotech & Biological Sciences

Technology Development Status: Prototype

Technology Readiness Level: TRL 5

FIGURES OF MERIT

Value Proposition: The spreading of malaria and other diseases by flying insects can be reduced with McQ’s FISDe system, which generates a large potential market and benefit to the general public throughout the world.

SHOWCASE SUMMARY

Organization Type: Corporation

Showcase Booth #: 655

Website: www.mcqinc.com

GOVT/EXTERNAL FUNDING SOURCES

Government Funding/Support to Date:

Primary Sources of Funding: Other

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