TechConnect Innovation Program

Bioenabled Plasmonic-Biosilica Nanomaterials for In-situ Detection of Hazardous Chemicals

Oregon State University, OR, United States

TECHNOLOGY SUMMARY

This research targets developing and commercializing bioenabled nanomaterials with ultra-high optical sensing capabilities that can be massively produced in sustainable and eco-friendly methods. The bioenabled nanomaterials are expected to have significant commercial potentials for in-situ detection of hazardous chemicals such as toxic materials, food contamination and water pollution.

Primary Application Area: Materials & Chemical

Technology Development Status: Proven Manufacturability

Technology Readiness Level: TRL 5

FIGURES OF MERIT

Value Proposition: Low cost, ultra sensitive, minimal impact to environment, and ease of use

SHOWCASE SUMMARY

Organization Type: Academic/Gov Lab

Showcase Booth #: 501

GOVT/EXTERNAL FUNDING SOURCES

Government Funding/Support to Date: Matching Fund from ONAMI (Oregon Nanoscience and Micro-product Institute)

Primary Sources of Funding: Federal Grant, University

Looking for: Both Funding and Development Partners