Direct Conversion Process (DCP™)
ACF's patented "Direct Conversion Process", DCP™ enhances the performance utility of carbon fiber materials by converting (not coating) a small portion of the outer layer of the base carbon fiber with a variety of metallic carbides like SiC, TaC, ZrC, HfC, applicable to the aerospace, space, nuclear, and energy, markets.
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Mössbauer spectroscopy for steel quality control
Analytical solutions for steel quality control for industrial use allowing non-invasive qualitative and quantitavive analysis of iron/iron containing materials and products.
Eagle: a self-driving machine that travels along a special patented cable. This single cable completes a circuit which Eagle can run off of. Eagle can be fitted with camaras, lights, loud horns, speakers, microphones for perimeter security. It can turn.
Movement-Synchronous Electrical Stimulation for Remote Patient Physical Therapy Assistance and Monitoring
Articulate Labs builds wearable medical devices that amplify muscle growth throughout everyday activity to help patients conquer functional limitations and to restore physical capability, starting with the knee.
Craitor- Rugged, Portable, Intelligent 3D Printers
Craitor builds rugged portable 3D printers that enable field manufacturing of critical components in the most hostile environments. Craitor has worked alongside the US Marine Corps through a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) to develop 3D printing capabilities that enable distributed manufacturing where and when it is needed.
Quantum-NanoElectroPore: Opto-electrical Platform for Multiplexed Single Biomolecule Sensing and Sequencing
Quantum-NanoElectroPore (Q-NEP) is a multiplexed hybrid tunneling junction-nanopore chip for detecting and sequencing biopolymers at the single-molecule level without requiring sample amplification. It combines single molecule delivery, quantum tunneling current detection and optical analysis in one high throughput chip platform enabling multidimensional analysis with high chemical specificity and accuracy.
Helicoid® technology - bioinspired composite material for ultra-tough, lower weight and lower cost structures
Helicoid® is a disruptive biomimetic composite technology which significantly improves fiber-reinforced composite impact toughness with 10%-40% weight and cost savings. Helicoid® laminates are laid up with smooth inter-ply angles which reduces interlaminar stresses for unprecedented structural integrity. Helicoid® applies to most fiber/resin, disrupting aerospace, automotive, sprots and renewables markets.
Omni-Cool-Breath: A Smart Air-Conditioned Mask
The automatic temperature-controllable mask offers cool air and easy breathing in the mask microclimate for consumers demanding greater comfort and protection under COVID-19 and professionals working in hazardous environments. It reduces temperature by 12°C and humidity by 65% under low voltage via an innovative miniature thermoelectric cooling system.
Antimicrobial thermoplastic polyurethane for medical devices
Inhibit Coatings produce highly effective antimicrobial thermoplastic polyurethanes, which show activity against gram positive, gram negative, antibiotic resistant bacteria, and viruses. The application of our technology into medical devices will reduce incidences of infections caused by these dangerous pathogens, resulting in better patient outcomes.
VestAid: Augmenting Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapy
Successful vestibular rehabilitation (commonly for dizziness) is dependent on patient performance of prescribed at-home gaze stabilization exercises. VestAid is a tablet-based solution that guides patients through these exercises, quantifies performance and compliance, and provides actionable insights to patients and therapists. Through VestAid, we will accelerate the improvement of vestibular patients.
MedPad - A Wearable Data Storage device to support transport of computable data as a patient moves
A wearable data storage device that enables computable data, images, audio and video files to move securely and quickly with a wounded warrior/patient ensuring that critical care information is where and when it is needed by care teams as they are moved and transported from austere locations.
A low sample volume and rapid viscosity sensor for early stage injectability/manufacturability detection of biopharmaceuticals
QATCH developed an acoustic microfluidic viscometer that can tell a formulation is injectable/manufacturable at high concentrations using a tiny drop in 5 minutes. Using this tools, biopharma researchers can select molecules that can become injections early in drug development.
Sustainable And Performance-Advantaged Plastics Made From CO2
CO2 is rarely used as a feedstock for chemical production because most CO2 technologies suffer from large energy and material losses. Our core innovation is a CO2 utilization method that improves manufacturing efficiency by eliminating process steps. We are creating CO2 recycling technologies to produce sustainable chemicals at low cost.
FlowSense, is a platform wireless, noninvasive wearable skin sensor can detect the presence and magnitude of fluid flow (i.e. blood, lymph and cerebrospinal fluid) in patients with chronic conditions starting with hydrocephalus. Its miniaturized, thin construction is like a bandage which can be used in the hospital and home.
Sensobright Tactile Sensor
Although robots were ahead of humans in the other four senses, they were falling behind humans in sense of touch. We removed this last obstacle for robots to catch up with humans by inventing and manufacturing the first touch sensor in the world above the human touch resolution and sensitivity.
Magic silicone is a pad that can be in any uniform/non-uniform shape, which is used for controlling the entertainment or multimedia system from normal looking armrest in cars, planes, furniture, etc. Magic is created by transforming regular surfaces into highly sensitive, multi-touch digital touch surfaces.
Electrochemical Production of Carbon Nanotubes from Carbon Dioxide Pollution
SkyNano has developed a technology to capture and convert carbon dioxide from dilute streams into all-carbon nanomaterials including carbon nanotubes at costs competitive with lower-value carbon additives such as carbon black. Our products have useful applications in batteries, tires, composites, sensors, inks, coatings, etc.
Feelix - A Connected Remote Monitoring System
Sonavi Labs is on a mission to improve patient outcomes globally by combining the most advanced acoustic technology available with clinically proven diagnostic AI software. Sonavi Labs created Feelix, a telehealth system that features apps and patented hardware embedded with diagnostic software capable of diagnosing and remotely managing respiratory diseases.
A 3D printed scalable bioreactor for manufacturing of cells and cell derived exosome, proteins, and vaccine
The technology is to develop a new device which can be used in advanced manufacturing of cells and cell-derived products for regenerative and reconstructive therapeutics, injectables and implantable products, cancer and pandemic treatments, and other applications.
ZTACH® ACE Z-Axis Pressure-less Anisotropic Conductive Epoxy for Flexible Circuitry and Semiconductor Packaging
ZTACH® ACE is an epoxy paste, cured in a magnetic field, either at low temperature or with ultraviolet light, but no pressure. Particles within the paste align, forming micro-wires along the Z-axis. After formation, conductive wires maintain their structure having been immobilization within a now solid, but flexible epoxy matrix.
SurgiField is an ultraportable operating room that fits in a backpack. It offers protection by reducing exposure of surgeons to patient bodily fluids and protecting patients from the surrounding environment. Within hospitals our solution increases operational throughput and decreases cost, and it provides sterility where there is no surgical facility.
Rapid Carbonation Technology for Waste Concrete
Through our developed rapid carbonation technology, high value-added construction chemicals are produced from incineration bottom ash and concrete slurry waste, effectively solving the landfilling problems associated with the wastes. In addition to recycling of waste concrete, this innovation captures and utilizes CO2 leading to significant carbon reduction.
MicroFish: Microfluidic platform for microbe-fish infection models
A rapid high-throughput fish animal-based microfluidic platform that simultaneously monitors waterborne pathogens in contaminated waters and assesses their infection potential.
Microbial solution for enhanced removal and recovery of microplastic pollutants
Microbe with ‘capture-release’ ability was engineered to aggregate and recover microplastics from polluted wastewater or aquatic bodies. ‘Capture’ function promoted microbial aggregation and microplastics bioaccumulation into biofilm-microplastic aggregates. After retrieval of biofilm-microplastic aggregates from polluted waters, the ‘release’ switch was activated to release trapped microplastics for resource recovery.
Moisture-absorbing and sweat-releasing multilayer polylactic acid (PLA) fabric and manufacturing technology
A new type of moisture-absorbing and sweat-releasing multilayer fabric structure with enhanced moisture management and comfort and its manufacturing process using biodegradable polylactic acid (PLA) fibers and double weft knitting technology.
Vital Metrix Noninvasive Cardiac Output Measurement
Vital Metrix has developed a non-invasive cardiac output measurement system that is based on analyzing the optical waveform produced by a pulse oximeter. We use model-based data acquisition and AI techniques to correlate the time-varying pleth waveform with pulsatile pressure and blood flow rate.