TechConnect Innovation Program

DNATrax

DNATREK, CA, United States

TECHNOLOGY SUMMARY

DNATREK develops nature inspired traceability solutions to ensure the safety, purity and quality of food, air and water resources. The solution is based on the DNATrax technology developed at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory which is exclusively licensed to DNATREK for all fields of use.

Primary Application Area: Foods & Agriculture

Technology Development Status: Proven Manufacturability

Technology Readiness Level: TRL 7

FIGURES OF MERIT

Value Proposition: Our solution is the lowest cost traceability solution with two issued patents and two US patent applications protecting the technology. Commodity producers will achieve FSMA compliance and premium goods producers can achieve branding and differentiation using our traceability method.

SHOWCASE SUMMARY

Organization Type: Early-stage Startup (Seed)

National Innovation Awardee

Showcase Booth #: 629

Website: www.dnatrek.com

GOVT/EXTERNAL FUNDING SOURCES

Government Funding/Support to Date: We just received an STTR from NIH to develop a method to predict the transport of particulate matter in urban environments using DNATrax.

Primary Sources of Funding: Angel, Friends, Family, Personal Savings, Federal Grant

Looking for: Both Funding and Development Partners