TechConnect Innovation Program

Calibration and Maintenance free Gas Detection System (Laser based)

Photonic Innovations Ltd, Otago, New Zealand

TECHNOLOGY SUMMARY

A laser spectroscopy based gas detection system that does not need calibration or sensor replacement, does not give false alarms. With detection limits of few ppms and fast response time (milli seconds) it can detect most industrial gases. Option of detecting multiple gases in one device is also available.

Primary Application Area: Environmental, Water & Waste

Technology Development Status: Proven Manufacturability

Technology Readiness Level: TRL 5

FIGURES OF MERIT

Value Proposition: Calibration and Maintenance free gas detection that offers extremely high accuracy, reliability and peace of mind. The technology has completely eliminated false alarms and offers a low whole life cost as compared to other competitor products in market.

SHOWCASE SUMMARY

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

Showcase Booth #: 401

Website: www.photonicinnovations.com

GOVT/EXTERNAL FUNDING SOURCES

Government Funding/Support to Date: Pre Seed Accelerator Fund:$70,941.90
Dunedin City Council EDU Grant:$8,675.31
NZTE EDG Grant:$79,617.21
Technology for Business Growth(TBG):$225,904.80
NZTE EDG Grant:$464,756.43

All funding in New Zealand Dollars.

Primary Sources of Funding: Venture Capital

Looking for: Both Funding and Development Partners