Scalable nanotechnology of processing Lithium based oxide solid electrolyte material for EV Battery
ABM team has developed patented nanotechnology which we believe is the turnkey to the next generation EV battery. ABM Lithium Oxide-based Solid Electrolyte is proven 100 times smaller particle size nanomaterials than any currently available materials in the market. Outstanding performance from particle size, purity to dispersion performance.
Room-temperature Flexible Josephson Junction Superconductive Energy Storage System
Microgrid’s problems are batteries with low energy density, environmental contamination, and unsafe. Our break-through solutions are using room-temperature superconductive Josephson toroidal junction array devices having memcapacitive and memristive functions to store energy with high density, no environmental contamination, and is operational safe without microwave power supplied.
NanoBiomimetic Reagent-free Quantum Sensing
Our Pioneer QSensing(R) device for quantum sensing multiple biomarkers has orders of magnitudes sensitivity for diagnosing diseases based on Flexible Toroidal Josephson Junctions array working at room-temperature measured at zero-bias potential. Superconducting current and the quantum conductance is exponentially proportional to the biomarkers’ concentrations, are free-interference.
Eugris - One-Hour Antibiotics Sensitivity Testing
Astek Diagnostics has developed a platform for rapid antibiotic sensitivity testing. Every year, 1.7 million Americans are evaluated for sepsis - and too many die while waiting days for the correct antibiotic. Our platform determines antibiotic sensitivity in one hour.
A Game-Theoretic Technology for Protecting Control Systems against Cyber-Attacks
The proposed technology solution provides an early detection of cyber-attacks that aim to take over control systems, through ensuring the consistency of the measurement and control signals in the control system.
Today's biomagnetic sensors are large, complex, and require heavy magnetic shielding to mitigate interference from ambient magnetic fields. We have developed a very high resolution magnetic sensor with low size, weight, power, and cost that has enhanced immunity to magnetic interference.
A Fetal Brain Oxygen Monitor
Brimrose Technology together with Johns Hopkins Hospital is developing a sensing system to measure the oxygen levels of the fetus while the mother is in labor. The quick identification of low oxygen levels and rapid correction will dramatically reduce infant mortality and brain disease such as cerebral palsy.
Binding-Induced Nanostructured Dynamic Surface Assays
Chemeleon has created a platform technology for rapid, accurate and affordable diagnostics capable of detecting a broad range of analytes including drugs, proteins and viruses. This in vitro diagnostic assay provides a colorimetric readout in minutes, visual to the naked eye, without any readers, instruments, equipment or training.
Desalination Batteries for Energy-Efficient Desalination and Selective Chloride Removal
The desalination battery combines the functions of desalination and energy generation to reduce the energy and costs associated with desalination, addressing challenges at the intersection of the water-energy nexus. Our technology can also remove salt from water and convert it into value-added chemicals to create a sustainable resource recovery cycle.
Cirrus PolyShield™: Novel Surface-initiated Polymer Protection
Cirrus PolyShield™ technology offers life extension and reduced R&M costs for metallic components exposed to corrosive environments. Uniquely, our patented polymer coating fuses directly with the metal substrate, via a patented surface-initiated electrochemical polymerisation process, creating a clear, durable corrosion barrier ready for post-processing.
CleanMag: A novel material solution for more efficient on-board battery chargers and power converters in EVs
CleanMag is a novel magnetic materials technology for smaller, lighter, and more efficient power electronics. It is a novel material that enables higher efficiency power converters and transformers, consumer hardware, robotics and manufacturing, solar and wind turbines, and more. The CleanMag magnetic cores are 20% more efficient and 50% smaller.
IPASS - non-invasive assessment of intracranial pressure
The IPASS device can assess intracranial pressure (ICP), which is the pressure in the fluid around the brain, without requiring a surgical procedure as in the current gold standard methods. ICP is important int he management of traumatic brain injury (TBI) to prevent secondary brain damage.
Joint Integrated Lifeline System (JILS)
JILS is a sensor-agnostic software system that integrates disparate data sources from various sensors and allows information display on a user interface to facilitate decision-making. JILS can translate data formats, normalize data, compress data, store data, encrypt the transmissions, and produce actionable output in a variety of network protocols.
Development of the haloanilide, ELP-004 to prevent arthritis-induced bone erosion by inhibiting osteoclast differentiation
ELP-004 is a drug to treat rheumatoid arthritis by directly targeting the cells that cause the bone erosion instead immune components elevated in arthritis. ELP-004 is not immunosuppressive. ELP-004 is a small molecule that is easy and inexpensive to produce and is effective when administered orally.
Safe and Sustainable Grid Flow Battery
The Flux XII flow battery is a non-flammable, non-corrosive liquid battery that can be easily scaled for long-duration grid energy storage. It utilizes organic materials that can be sustainably and domestically produced at low-cost. This safe, clean, and affordable technology will ensure a reliable and economical renewable energy transition.
Novel Hydrogels to Heal Wounds Faster with Less Inflammation
GelSana’s novel hydrogels accelerate wound healing, particularly in inflammatory wounds. Based on their chemistry, the hydrogels provide a moist, protected, anti-inflammatory environment. They are easy to apply and remain stable in the wound. These hydrogels can deliver therapeutics in a sustained manner.
An alternative purification process to produce graphite & graphene anode powder from natural graphite
Technology is a chemical process to purify natural graphite/graphene to anode grade purity (+99.95%). This process allows to remove major impurities without consumption of hazardous reagents. The process is envisioned to reduce effluents and overall reagent consumption compared to conventional approaches, thus reducing operating cost and environmental impact.
Green Glycolipids for Rare Earth Metals and Uranium Extraction from Unconventional Sources
GlycoSurf has demonstrated that green glycolipids are excellent ligands for the capture and removal of critical materials, such as rare earth elements and uranium from contaminated aqueous resources. Using our molecules and simple recovery methods, our work promises a green approach to exploit critical material resources heretofore discarded as waste.
flowDx is a laser-based paper-patterning technology that that radically changes the performance and versatility of current lateral flow tests (LFTs)
Our innovative technology provides a route to delivering a step-change in the performance of LFTs by controlling the fluid-flow within. Laser patterning of the paper materials that build the LFTs allows the ‘clever’ flow-control and helps create next-generation LFTs, which allow for both multiplexing and semi-quantification and have enhanced sensitivity.
3S Tunnel Defect Inspector
The world’s first tunnel inspection drone with on-board AI technology using edge computing device for efficient and automatic real-time tunnel defect inspection. It can work efficiently under circumstances of no GPS signal and low light, minimising human errors and reducing safety risks of traditional manual tunnel inspection methods.
Development of Autonomous Vehicle Active Safety Control System Based on Roadside LiDAR and V2X Communication
Due to limitations of autonomous vehicles' sensing and perception system, such as limited detection range and sensor blind spots, their ability to respond to unexpected situations is concerned. An active and cost-effective safety control system with roadside LiDAR based on perception system is necessary for the commercialisation of autonomous vehicles.
OmniTap: Universal Capture and Translation of ICS Communication
OmniTap provides universal capture and translation of both modern and legacy industrial control systems communication, enabling cybersecurity sensors to be deployed within any ICS environment.
Floral Park, NY
Novel 4D Printing Technique for Treatment of Neurological and Orthopedic Disorders
4D Printing is a step up of 3D printing, allowing transplantation of stem cells in novel biotherapeutics such as Parkinson's Disease, and control over the shape of material even after implantation. We also aim to combat the opioid epidemic with our novel analgesic formulation implant
Prolonged Field Care Realistic Immersive Scenario Engine (PFC RISE)
PFC RISE is a rapidly scalable training and performance analytics ecosystem. Its focus is to help standardize training, provide access to geographically dispersed teams, maximize instructor effectiveness, and assess training performance. Tech Stack includes: Dynamic Scenario Authoring; Scenario Management; Physiology Engine; Human Performance Analytics
Athlete Engineering Baseline Ecosystem: innovative technologies to enhance human performance
The Athlete engineering BaseLine Ecosystem (AeBLE) is a collection of integrated innovations impacting human performance, health, and wellness. AeBLE integrates artificial intelligence-driven mobile markerless motion capture, embedded wearable sensors, and extended reality immersive technologies to train healthy movements and mitigate at-risk motion patterns which can lead to musculoskeletal injuries.
AIIM: Advanced Infrastructure Integrity Modeling
AIIM technology integrates big data, big data computing, and multiple machine-learning and advanced spatial models to evaluate energy infrastructure integrity. The innovation of AIIM technology applies data representing the whole natural-engineered offshore system to forecast local infrastructure longevity, inform remediation needs, and support risk-mitigation strategies, delivering real-time energy security insights.
Miniaturized Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS) Harsh Environment Sensor
The LIBS sensor identifies elemental compositions of solids and liquids in the field, in real-time- essential for producing the nation’s energy while protecting the environment. LIBS enhances research of domestic sources of rare earth elements and enables sensing and monitoring of chemical processes, assuring effective carbon storage and groundwater quality.
A non-contact health measurement system
This system is used to measure the subject's vital signs in a non-contact manner. The system's product can be a robot or a functioning box, with the robot having an autonomous navigation system that can model the surrounding environment for accurate indoor navigation.
Wireless Sensing Medical Sutures For Post-Surgery Monitoring
A non-invasive wireless sensing (WISE) device that can communicate information from remote regions like a surgical site to an external device. It has a highly-miniaturised transponder that utilises harmonic backscattering technology. The WISE surgical sutures are able to sense and monitor bleeding, infections and any post-surgical complication in real time.
Florisensor, usage of plant extracts for gas sensing
A chemiresistors made from plant extracts (such as flowers) can be renewable, low-cost and environmentally friendly. The chemiresistors are also able to discriminate between different food (such as flavors of smoothies), their spoilage/fermentation progression and for disease diagnostics (such as gastric cancer). The sensor is reusable.
Adaptive Body-Area Multi-Node Powering
A system for transmitting power over human body comprising a power transmitter and power receivers. Each power receiver is in a wearable device. The power transmitter transmits power to the power receivers where its output power and frequency is adapted according to the power requirement of each power receiver.
Haobotics Back Support Exoskeleton
The Back Support Exoskeleton is a lightweight, portable industrial exoskeleton designed to improve the musculoskeletal health of workers who lift heavy loads. In total, the exoskeleton reduces up to 50% of the peak muscle forces used when lifting a 25 kg load.
Post-traumatic Stress Disorder Diagnostic and Precision Treatment
Neurovation Labs, Inc. is developing the first-ever objective diagnostic and companion precision medication for Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) based on a groundbreaking brain biomarker discovery. PTSD is frequently diagnosed in both military as well as civilians after exposure to trauma. Neurovation Labs is transforming mental healthcare from art to science.
Memristor – Novel Nano Memory Device
A memristor (resistor with memory) is a non-linear passive two terminal electrical component. A memristor is one of the four fundamental circuit elements and was first theorized in 1971 by Leon Chua. A memristor device retains it memory with no need for an external power source.
Multifaceted Robotic Gripping Solutions
We provide intelligent soft gripping solutions to automate production and packaging lines. With the capabilities to customize the finger actuator design with 3D-printing technology, we deliver optimized, safe and compliant gripping solution to the end-user.
Ostendo’s Wearable Displays to Support DoD Training, Operations, and Rapid Sustainment
Ostendo Technologies has created the world's only full color micro, single aperture micro-scale pixels display specifically for smart glasses that wirelessly connect to existing enterprise devices. This is not an incremental innovation - it’s a radical solution.
Circularly Polarized Wearable Antenna for On-Body Applications
This technology reveals a conformal solution towards a compact, lightweight, circularly polarized wearable antenna with super robust and highly-efficient performance when mounted on a human body.
Wearable thermoelectrics to heat, cool, and compress for mobile pain relief.
A wearable solution that accelerates return-to-readiness through a combination of heating, cooling, and compression. It provides safe and accurate temperatures (via thermoelectric coolers/Peltier module) and utilizes a novel compression mechanism to deliver safe yet custom treatment based on the needs/pains of the wearer.
A quick and safe protocol for virus concentration and nucleic acid extraction
The current innovation uses a simpler and faster method to concentrate viruses from large volumes of fluids such as city wastewater. It allows quick extraction of viral genomic material, which can be further analyzed to detect mutations and thereby identify possible rare variants of concern.
Surface Polishing of Additively Manufactured Aluminum-Based Components
Aluminum Additive Manufacturing allows for rapid printing, reduced lead times, and complex designs and features not possible with traditional manufacturing methods. As-printed AM components inherently have rough surface textures that cause component failure and inhibit implementation. Our technology is working to resolve these defects on Aluminum components.
Robossis: Surgical Robot for Long-Bone Fracture Alignment
We are developing Robossis, an orthopedic surgical robotic system, for treating femur fractures in hip and femoral shaft, which benefits surgeons by improving alignment by 90%. Unlike traditional femur fracture surgeries, Robossis enables the surgeon to accurately apply large traction forces and precisely align the fractured bone.
Strathclyde Minor Grove Binders (S-MGBs)
Current and future threats to global biosecurity are predominantly due to infectious pathogens. Our platform technology of molecules bind to DNA at multiple sites to kill pathogens of many different infectious disease types including bacteria, fungi, viruses and parasites, with a unique mechanism of action to delay resistance development.
A new method of electrospinning which collects nanofiber between a set of automated tracks. The tracks can be set to variable angles in order to draw the fibers to a predetermined ratio; altering fiber physical structure, mechanical strength and electrical properties.
High-Performance Supercapacitor Electrolytes based on High-Mole-Ratio Phosphoric Acid/Lauryl 1 Ether Surfactant Liquid Crystalline Gel
The supercapacitors are important energy storage devices mainly composed of electrodes and electrolytes. Our novel gel type electrolyte material for supercapacitors we have developed, we have achieved ultra-high specific capacitance and high energy density, which are high standards and near to lithium ion batteries.
Robust Isolation for Vibration Abating (RIVA)
Robust Isolation for Vibration Abating (RIVA) is integrated in an optical transceiver to reject high frequency base disturbances by 50 dB. RIVA has integrated launch protection for its shock & vibration isolation component. RIVA is applicable to long-range optical telecommunication systems, and sensitive instrument requiring improved performance.
Manufacturability of Stretchable Medical Wearable Electronics
High-performance alternatives to rigid electrodes are needed for biomedical use and physiological monitoring. Stretchable electrodes require highly flexible, low-profile, electrically conductive adhesives suited for direct silicon die (unprotected chip) attach. SRS is using its commercially available technology to produce dry electrodes manufacturable in high-volume in the USA.
World's First Augmented Reality Contact Lens
Our technology overlays images, symbols, and text on the real world without obstructing vision or interfering with productivity, unlike awkward, wired, bulky, and heavy AR goggles or headsets. These contact lenses are comfortable, hands-free, mobile, lightweight and can be covertly worn all day, displaying information only when commanded.
Wireless Charging Extension Methods and Apparatus
Inductively coupled wireless transmission has a very short range. The proposed method and apparatus allows extending of this range significantly using an intermediate passive wireless coil loop. This technique can be applied to power wireless devices which can be placed away from the transmission coil.
Fractionation and Profiling of Heterogeneous Circulating Tumor Cells Using a Hyperuniform-Structured Microchip
The technology is a device used to isolate, identify and categorize in situ the circulating tumor cells (CTCs) that are present in later stages of most forms of cancer utilizing a hyperuniform microchip structure.
Infection and Inflammation Detection Microdevice
This technology consists of a microdevice that separates blood cells based on differences in antigen expression. Cells of the same phenotype are separated based on their activation levels during infection and resting, thus enabling the microdevice to provide differential cell counts as a diagnostic tool for infections and inflammations.
Antimicrobial Cotton Reactive Dye
To reduce the limitations (e.g., cost, environmental concerns, bacterial efficacy) of currently used cotton antimicrobial techniques, researchers at TTU have developed a technique attaching a new type of dye to cotton material/fiber/yarn for protection against infections.
A multimodal intelligence-based mixed reality system for mutual cognitive human-robot collaboration
This innovation technology provides a reliable and efficient intelligent system for intuitive human-robot collaboration in many flexible manufacturing applications. It can achieve accurate holistic scene understanding of human intention, robot status, object and working environment; safe human-robot interactions with adaptive strategies; and vision-based cognitive human-robot planning.
Bioinspired in-sensor visual adaptation for accurate perception
The bioinspired vision sensors based on MoS2 phototransistors exhibit time-varying activation and inhibition characteristics, and match Weber’s law. The dynamic modulation of photo-sensitivity under different lighting conditions, creating an effective perception range of up to 199 dB. Both scotopic and photopic adaptation are realized by the phototransistor arrays.
Posture Training Bodywear for Older Adults with Degenerative Scoliosis
Garment-based, integrated use of rigid, semi-rigid and flexible materials for passive corrective force and sensor-based system for active training. It can: Maintain patients’ current level of body function; Minimize symptom progression; Support body alignment and pain management; Incorporate the active training from biofeedback system
Novel Ferroelectric films for high-performance logic-in-memory electronics
Our innovation pioneers in tailoring the 2D ferroelectric structures by precise phase engineering, via defect and strain control. The large-area ferroelectric films and in-plane ferroelectric hetero-phase junctions can be applied in the semiconductor industry for high-performance logic-in-memory electronics.
Novel Dual-modal Catheter Technology for Intravascular Ultrasound Imaging
This innovation provides high-resolution, high-sensitivity miniature dual-modal catheters using high-frequency piezoelectric materials with special design and micromachining techniques, leading to the improvement of the resolution and sensitivity of ultrasound imaging.
AI-empowered chest X-ray (CXR) and CT quantitative analysis for COVID-19 patient management
Deep learning methods of multiple novel AI-empowered techniques tailored for COVID-19 clinical applications are developed, including AI-empowered chest X-ray imaging, AI-assisted image segmentation, quantitative analysis, and prognostic prediction. It provides an accurate and low-cost imaging method for diagnosing, assessing and monitoring COVID-19.
Portable In-Vivo Oxidative Stress (IVOS) Biosensor
Oxidative stress occurs when there is imbalance between production and accumulation of toxic free radicals which are normally produced during human metabolism. For the first time, this device enables continuous human metabolism and oxidative stress measurement, which can significantly enhance human performance during CBRN environments and for improved clinical outcomes.
Regulation of assembly status and activity of the proteasome as a non-toxic way to mitigate military relevant muscle atrophy
Loss of skeletal muscle mass and strength is a problem in military-relevant settings including operational stress or post-injury immobilization. In affected muscle cells disassembly of proteins progresses faster than their replenishment. We designed non-toxic small molecules that mitigate the protein loss and restore muscle health in animal model.
South Bend, IN
A Mechanical Device for Breast Cancer Diagnosis
MechDiag device detects breast cancers by analyzing a group of cells from a patient's tissue/blood sample. This is done by the application of stress to determine the cells' resistance (stiffness) to stress. This stiffness property is different in normal cells and can be used to diagnose patients with breast cancer.
Portable platform for mobile ELISA tests
We proposed and prototyped a very accurate, cost effective, small portable ELISA-based system that will be easy to use in every urgent care facility or point-of-care. Previously we demonstrated the first mobile ELISA measuring progesterone level with gold standard accuracy, that was able to support both incubation and plate reading.
NeuroVana - A Non-invasive and Portable Diagnostic-support Device for Brain Injury assessment
It is a non-invasive and portable screening technology to help physicians assess the likelihood of a head injury in minutes and track the recovery. The technology consists of a small and portable ultrasound device that connects with the proprietary software on cloud and gives the results directly on your device.
MIMIX™ Sustained Release Patch
MIMIX Patch stabilizes a wide range of molecules into a thin film strip which can be shipped and stored without refrigeration, eliminating the need for the cold-chain. When applied onto the skin, pharmaceutical-loaded biomaterials dissolve gradually in the body, enabling highly effective medicinal delivery and a more sustained immune response.
High-quality perovskite films - Low-temperature formation of perovskite films using supercritical CO2
This invention describes a new process for producing high quality perovskite films for use in solar cells. The process reduces the post processing temperature and time required to produce the necessary film quality.
Smart Work Zone System
Improved roadside work-zone safety requires early detection and informing workers and drivers of dangers. Virginia Tech researchers developed a Smart Work Zone System that communicates between vehicles, road-worker smart vests, and safety cones. Motorists receive information about work zones and worker locations, while the vests alert workers of potential collisions.
A Wearable Computing Cluster and Platform for Multi-agent Cyberphysical Systems
A search-and-rescue backpack that consists of a scalable array of computers allowing human searchers to offload heavy computation from UAV systems while providing supercomputing abilities for Deep Learning. The system is rugged, scalable, and weatherproof and provides enhanced environment sensing capabilities with real-time feedback for the human searcher
A Stimuli Responsive Injectable Hydrogel Platform to Capture and Eradicate Glioblastoma Cells and Glioma Cancer Stem Cells
The technology comprises an injectable hydrogel capable of sustained release of chemokines and sub-lethal electric fields that synergistically direct the selective migration of glioblastoma multiforme and glioma cancer stem cells into the hydrogel through chemotaxis and electrotaxis, respectively. Focused ultrasound can then ablate the entrapped cancer cells.
Self Powered Autonomous Robot for Power Line Vibration Control and Inspection
An autonomous, mobile robot designed for intelligent, wind-induced, inspection of overhead powerlines. The system is lightweight, compact, and allows permanent mounting. The robot controls powerline vibration by intelligently moving to vibrational antinodes and harvests waste energy to power its own movement and sensors for power line monitoring and inspection.
Personalized Medicine Using Additive Manufacturing
A method for additively manufacturing personalized dosage tablets with different polymer architectures. The method opens the door for achieving 3D printed tablets with improved structural stability and pharmacokinetics for personalized dosage medicine.
Compact image-guided system for focal delivery of drugs and electric fields to the brain
System will revolutionize the treatment of neurological and psychiatric disorders by non-invasively delivering and monitoring drugs and therapeutic electric fields using a built-in MRI
Los Angeles, CA
Rapid identification of Coronaviruses including SARS-CoV-2 and detection of its mutations.
Rapid diagnostic assay for the in-field identification of Coronaviruses including SARS-CoV-2 and the detection of mutations in its spike protein from human nasal, buccal or saliva samples. It can be used and easily read by individuals without medical expertise to provide integrated sample-to-answer in less than 30 minutes.