TechConnect Innovation Program

Molecular filtration and extraction

Ligar, Waikato, New Zealand

TECHNOLOGY SUMMARY

Polymer beads that are individually designed to filter / extract specific molecular targets from fluids, ranging from agrochemicals to food taints/toxins to valuable compounds to metals. The work across the full pH range and can work at high temperatures.

Primary Application Area: Foods & Agriculture

Technology Development Status: Proven Manufacturability

Technology Readiness Level: TRL 4

FIGURES OF MERIT

Value Proposition: We remove specific molecules, leaving the rest untouched. This opens up new opportunities and removes processing steps, significantly reducing costs.

SHOWCASE SUMMARY

Organization Type: Mid-stage Startup (A or B)

Showcase Booth #: 401

Website: www.ligarpolymers.com

GOVT/EXTERNAL FUNDING SOURCES

Government Funding/Support to Date:

Primary Sources of Funding: Corporate Venture Capital

Looking for: Development / License Partners