TechConnect Innovation Program

DNATrax (byDNATREK,LLC)

DNATREK, LLC, California, United States

TECHNOLOGY SUMMARY

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.

SHOWCASE SUMMARY

Organization Type: Early-stage Startup (Seed)

National Innovation Awardee

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