TechConnect Innovation Program

Sonic Electrospinning Technology

Revolution Fibres Ltd, Auckland, New Zealand

TECHNOLOGY SUMMARY

Through extensive research and development we evolved lab-scale electrospinning to our proprietary “needle-less” Sonic Electrospinning Technology. Benefits are: • Adaptable – proven production with synthetic and bio-polymers • Variety of solvents and substrates • Uniform deposition, fibres typically 150-300nm • Small to industrial-scale production (2m width) • Scalable

Primary Application Area: Materials & Chemical

Technology Development Status: Ready to Market

Technology Readiness Level: TRL 9

FIGURES OF MERIT

Value Proposition: Revolution Fibres has the infrastructure, the expertise and a commercial track record to design, develop, produce and commercialise nanofibre products.

We have commercialized nanofibre in filtration, skin health, composites, acoustics, biotech and energy.

We create new IP, specialised manufacturing and diversification for our Clients.

SHOWCASE SUMMARY

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

Global Innovation Awardee

Showcase Booth #: 401

Website: www.revolutionfibres.com

GOVT/EXTERNAL FUNDING SOURCES

Government Funding/Support to Date: Technology for Business Growth funding x 3: Development of a unique air filter product; Electrospinning Capability Project and Development of anti-allergy fabrics.

Masters projects - testing of nanofiber in composite structures; nanofibre adhesion to substrates; electrospinning fundamentals.

Various student let projects in commercialization (facemasks, cosmetics and specialized films markets); engineering needs (QA techniques, etc).

Government supported projects we are involved in:
Marine molecules program (collagen)
Architectured materials (acoustics)

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

Looking for: Both Funding and Development Partners