TechConnect Innovation Program

Ceramic Antimicrobial Coatings -Pulsed Pressure CVD

Koti Technologies, Canterbury, New Zealand

TECHNOLOGY SUMMARY

Koti Technologies applies highly active photo-catalytic coatings using a proprietary Pulsed Pressure Chemical Vapor Deposition method (PPMOCVD). PPMOCVD allows the rapid application of highly photo-catalytic ceramic coatings to objects such as door handles, lift buttons and hand rails to impart hard wearing, long lasting, antimicrobial properties.

Primary Application Area: Medical Devices

Technology Development Status: Prototype

Technology Readiness Level: TRL 3

FIGURES OF MERIT

Value Proposition: Koti Technologies offers hard wearing, broad spectrum antimicrobial coatings to prevent disease transmission and propagation in healthcare and other settings. Koti's photocatalysis based coatings offer rapid destruction of pathogens via a long lasting,non-depleting coating with tun-able activity.

SHOWCASE SUMMARY

Organization Type: Early-stage Startup (Seed)

Global Innovation Awardee

Showcase Booth #: 401

Website: www.kotitechnologies.com

GOVT/EXTERNAL FUNDING SOURCES

Government Funding/Support to Date: Callaghan Innovation Repayable Grant Scheme (New Zealand)
$450,000 (2014)

New Zealand Venture Investment Fund (NZVIF) (New Zealand)
$100,000 (2012/2013)

Primary Sources of Funding: Angel, Friends, Family, Venture Capital, Federal Grant, University

Looking for: Both Funding and Development Partners