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Jun 22 2014 MedTextra: Stay-wet fibers for high-value filters and fabrics
Venture Isles, LLC.
These fibers capture, retain, and manage moisture to specific levels, thus preventing active ingredients from drying out and getting into the body. Sticky active fibers capture pollen, particles, and microbes.
Jun 08 2014 I-MUNE(tm) in-vitro protein immunogenicity testing methods
DuPont
With wide application in health care, skin car, cosmetics, pharma, and agriculture, this portfolio of in-vitro testing patents can reduce allergenicity of products and enhance the immunogenicity of vaccines.
May 25 2014 Trans-dermal delivery of medicines and cosmetics using Dielectric Barrier Discharge
DBD Innovations Pty Ltd
This new method augments the mobility of hydrolyzed molecules, both electrically charged and neutral. It offers advantages over conventional iontophoresis, which only facilitates the transport of ions.
May 18 2014 Robust nitrilase biocatalysts for producing agricultural and pharmaceutical intermediates and specialty chemicals
DuPont
The biocatalysts are extremely robust. In several applications, productivity in excess of 1000g of product per gram microbial nitrilase biocatalyst was obtained.
May 04 2014 Low-cost conductive papers and nonwovens enable flexible and inexpensive RFID in packaging and garments
Kimberly-Clark
Conductive nonwovens are semi-durable and reusable, but low enough in cost to form disposable goods.
Apr 27 2014 Reseatable pressure relief valve for vacuum service
DuPont
Provides a reliable vacuum seal without compromising a pressure-relief valve's purpose: relieving over-pressure conditions.
Apr 13 2014 A novel technology for exploring, investigating oil, gas, fresh- and thermal-water deposits on the depth up to 7000 meters with credibility of 95%

The technology is based on soundings and the use of background radiation.
Apr 06 2014 Dense phase and ultrasonic cleaning of semiconductor substrates
DuPont
Two patents are offered for mid-pressure cleaning. Dense phase fluids retain the properties of liquids but diffuse like a gas, and they act like a solvent to remove contaminants and clean the substrate.
Mar 23 2014 Stabilized hydrogen peroxide and kit for laundry, fabric care, and stain decolorization
Kimberly-Clark
Can be used independently or combined with other detergents or products as a booster or spot treatment. Preproduction samples have been made for testing and to support consumer panel research studies.
Mar 16 2014 Dielectric fluids technology for liquid-filled transformer applications offers improved oil stability and greater than 95% renewable content
DuPont
Oil-filled transformers must endure external and internal heat, rain, and freezing temperatures, and still perform.
Mar 02 2014 Novel method for analyzing dielectric materials
DBD Innovations Pty Ltd
This testing method offers high sensitivity, immediacy, and easily interpreted results. It is inexpensive, painless, non-intrusive, and X-ray radiation-free. Prototype devices have been constructed.
Feb 09 2014 Drop-Top(tm) dispensing closure technology for bottles
StarOne Group
This technology keeps up to three ingredients (liquids, powders, gas, granules, tablets) separate from each other and sealed away until just before consumption or use.
Feb 02 2014 Elplasia well-plates for biological assays promote cell-cell interactions and modulation
Kuraray
3D modeling creates well-plates for cell-based assays at micron scales.
Jan 19 2014 Photochromic coatings technology for optical and other applications
DuPont
Proprietary resins tailored for your application and equipment offer a strong branding and trademark opportunity to the licensee.
Jan 12 2014 Window film reflects high-angle solar heat rays back to the sky rather than warming nearby ground

This film with a saw-toothed cross-section may help reduce heat reflections from a building.
Dec 22 2013 Light fixture retrofitting apparatus and method

Using this fixture, it would be easy for a homeowner or contractor to change lighting in a room from recessed to pendant/hanging or typical ceiling-mounted lighting.
Dec 22 2013 T-Post bracket system

With this system, corner posts do not lean and fall over, no digging or concrete is required, and the system works with a variety of wire fencing, including electrified, barbed, or twisted wire.
Dec 01 2013 Energy Wall -- for converting the kinetic energy of wind and water into electricity

Wind Energy Walls convert the linear motion of the wind to electricity. There are no huge moving parts, as there are with wind turbines.
Nov 24 2013 A binding agent for improved wood preservative
DuPont
There is multi-year field efficacy data covering several formulations and additive combinations. To market a wood preservative, the licensee will need access to a copper registration for wood preservative application.
Nov 10 2013 New pedal mechanism for bicycles allows pedals to be used together or separately
NTPC
Current mechanisms allow only alternate use of pedals, thus halving possible torque. This arrangement allows simultaneous use of both pedals, with applications in bicycles and in hand-cranked cycles.
Nov 03 2013 Low-cost bad breath indicator can tell you what your friends won't
Kimberly-Clark
There are no known simple yes/no indicators, and no low-cost indicators of bad breath currently on the market.
Oct 20 2013 Know-how for high-performance colorant disperants

The prevailing belief is that cubic media would fluidize poorly. This technology provides a way to create high-performance opaque color dispersions for inkjets and paints using substantially cubic media.
Oct 13 2013 (Japanese version) Create arrays of micro-scale shapes, lenses, patterns, and structures more quickly and at lower cost than with conventional photolithography, for shortened development time
Kuraray
Roll-to-roll manufacturing of lenses, light guides, and micro well plates at scales conventional manufacturing cannot match.
Oct 13 2013 Create arrays of micro-scale shapes, lenses, patterns, and structures more quickly and at lower cost than with conventional photolithography, for shortened development time
Kuraray
Roll-to-roll manufacturing of lenses, light guides, and micro well plates at scales conventional manufacturing cannot match.
Sep 29 2013 Anti-diabetes stimulator

This device delivers millivolt-level electromagnetic signals to acupuncture points via conductors and electrodes in direct contact with the skin to stimulate the pancreas to produce more insulin.
Sep 22 2013 Capture and bind odor-causing compounds faster and for longer periods than with traditional methods)
Kimberly-Clark)
Aveho technology mimics biological processes found in nature, where there is strong binding between metal atoms and amino acids containing nitrogen, oxygen or sulfur.)
Sep 08 2013 Concrete accelerated heat-curing with microwave heating form

Cost-effective microwave heating helps these forms cure concrete pourings between three and five times faster than conventional form techniques.
Aug 11 2013 Soil and water remediation by immobilizing heavy metals with zeolites synthesized from fly ash
Techitra
This low-temperature seawater process produces up to 8X the zeolites of other processes, and produces them more cheaply. Zeolites capture and retain heavy metals for environmental remediation.
Jul 28 2013 Time-based solar tracker

Like a clock drive for a telescope, this elegant solar tracker uses time and the calculated position of the sun to increase insolation by 3X over fixed-position solar panels. Works even on days too cloudy for light-sensing trackers.
Jul 21 2013 Ion-thrust powered hovering aerial-vehicles using wireless energy supplied from ground
Personal Flight Systems
Several engineering technologies combine in this device, from beamed power to taming the ion wind to provide flight. Applications extend beyond lightweight UAVs.
Jun 23 2013 Dielectric fluids technology for liquid-filled transformer applications offers improved oil stability and greater than 95% renewable content
DuPont
Oil-filled transformers must endure external and internal heat, rain, and freezing temperatures, and still perform.
Jun 09 2013 Novel locking technology for hardwood and laminate flooring installations

A structural force can be applied to either side of this new floor board locking method that can be disassembled if needed. There may be additional applications in knock-down furniture.
May 26 2013 Proprietary, high-oleic soybean oil replaces petroleum-based, non-renewable industrial fluids
DuPont
Three different formulations offer combinations of 100% renewable oils alone or blended with hydrocarbon oils or synthetics, along with a proprietary DuPont stabilizer.
May 19 2013 Long-lasting hydrophilic coating with optional anti-microbial capability for all non-aluminum metallic surfaces
United Technologies
Originally developed for NASA to help capture and recycle moisture from exhaled air in both the Space Shuttle and the Space Station, the coating presents no toxicity issues such as the off-gassing of semi-volatile organic biocides.
May 05 2013 Reseatable pressure relief valve for vacuum service
DuPont
Provides a reliable vacuum seal without compromising a pressure-relief valve's purpose: relieving over-pressure conditions.
Apr 14 2013 Safety glass with 50% near-infrared heat reflection
DuPont
Laminate glass contains nonmicellar twisted nematic liquid crystals for heat reflection and a polymer sheet with modulus less than 20,000 psi.
Apr 07 2013 All-in-one reactive component packaging
Kimberly-Clark
Mix two solid substances together to form a gas that then permeates the packaging, and activates only when mixed. Applications include fragrances, odor control.
Mar 24 2013 High-tensile and tear strength nonwoven fabric for packaging and sheet applications
DuPont
Low voids in the fabric produce an unusually high tensile strength and tear strength, with full-width bonding.
Mar 17 2013 Lightweight, highly flexible mounting system for body armor protects exposed areas while flexing and conforms to body shape for superior protection
United Technologies
Applicable to a wide variety of materials, the tiles of this vest can be field-configured to suite different missions. There may be additional applications in vehicles, aircraft, and structures.
Feb 24 2013 Low-cost transverse-flux motors/generators for transportation applications
United Technologies
The direction of magnetic flux is perpendicular to the direction of force, instead of parallel to it. TFMs are lighter than standard motors, and have high torque and power-density. They perform well with high-frequency current.
Feb 10 2013 Silver-treated colloidal silica: A cost-effective biocide in many applications

The Company has developed a process to incorporate silver atoms onto the surface of nanometer-sized silicon particles (5 to 25 nm in size). Currently produced in 1000-kg batches and commercially available.
Feb 03 2013 Long-life water-based cooling fluid is unique in reducing corrosion on heat-transfer systems comprising multiple metals including aluminum and copper
United Technologies
Propylene-based formulation is particularly important for heat transfer equipment used in closed-manned environments such as spacecraft, food processing, and environmentally sensitive applications.
Jan 20 2013 Novel engine conversion process doubles performance and reduces emissions

Conversion of diesel and other internal-combustion engines to hydrogen, CNG, LPG, CH4 and other gases increases power and can result in near-zero emissions. Design data is available.
Jan 13 2013 Compact low-cost microwave-based fuel impurity removal technology
United Technologies
This technology couples a traditional sulfur-adsorption bed with a novel athermal process that uses microwave energy to remove the captured impurities from the bed.
Dec 30 2012 Patented technology that finds the single lowest-priced supplier for a market basket of goods
Best Price Purchase, Ltd.
Applicable to a wide range of industries such as office supplies, groceries, safety equipment, and pharma, the technology prices an entire basket and issues the order to the winning supplier.
Dec 09 2012 GENIN -- A new class of power generator

Apparently a cross between a generator and a battery, GENIN promises high electrical efficiency and years of operation.
Nov 18 2012 Passive flow control of liquid nano samples for sensors and diagnostic devices
Venture Isles, LLC
At micron scales, a greater proportion of a fluid is in contact with friction-producing channel walls. This surface-energy gradient coating enhances capillary action.
Nov 11 2012 Electrophysiological method and software to recognize amblyopia in early childhood stage

Amblyopia (lazy eye) is a leading cause of permanent vision loss below age 30 in developed societies. These methods can recognize presence or lack of binocularity as early as six months of age.
Oct 28 2012 Conductive thermoplastic polymers integrate antennas into the case of the electronic device
DuPont
These polymer antennas have a wider bandwidth than do wire or sheet antennas, an advantage for multi-band devices.
Oct 28 2012 Robotic end-effectors -- light weight, rapid response, low power consumption, high precision
Parker-Hannifin
Parker-Hannifin wishes to establish partnerships with manufacturers of robotic end-effectors and other OEMs in the robotics space.
Oct 07 2012 Self-contained automatic water overflow preventer: Hendrix RightAmount(TM) Valve

Water damage is the largest category of property insurance loss. This overflow preventer valve works by timing the flow of water and shutting off automatically when a flow exceeds a preset value.
Sep 16 2012 Self-contained automatic water overflow preventer: Hendrix RightAmount(TM) Valve

Water damage is the largest category of property insurance loss. This overflow preventer valve works by timing the flow of water and shutting off automatically when a flow exceeds a preset value.
Aug 26 2012 A unique and very effective organogel

This organogel is best described as an anhydrous vegetable oil gel intended for on-skin applications such as cosmetics and cosmeceuticals.
Aug 05 2012 Inexpensive meat freshness indicator for packaging monitors actual spoilage, not just refrigeration continuity

This indicator goes to work upon encountering meat juices without requiring any activation.
Jul 29 2012 Silicate-based lightweight building system

Lightweight blocks form the load-bearing framework for external surfacing, and eliminate the need for additional heat or sound insulation.
Jul 22 2012 Security holograms almost impossible to counterfeit
DuPont
Hologram use is widespread for security, but they can be counterfeited. This technology provides two methods that make counterfeiting almost impossible.
Jun 10 2012 Uni-body composite plastic chassis

This chassis provides a single-piece plastic vehicle chassis that resists torsional and bending forces while providing frame-like characteristics, thus reducing cost.
Jun 03 2012 Plastic production system uses 25% less resin
Ventures Isles, LLC
Provides advanced control of directional forces and tearing via calibrated grooves; achieves performance and lower cost in parts, sheets, and packaging.
May 27 2012 Precise mass spectrometric quantitation of proteins and other biopolymers
DuPont
This technology enables the direct, absolute quantitation of biopolymers, such as proteins or nucleotides, in crude solutions by incorporating unique tags using stable isotopes.
May 20 2012 Production strain/whole-genome rapid directed evolution of microorganisms
DuPont
Although numerous technologies exist for mutating single genes, traditionally, they use UV radiation or chemical mutagens that can lead to significant cell damage. This technique uses temperature-sensitive mutator plasmids.
May 13 2012 Piezo-powered precision actuators for robotic end-effectors offer order-of-magnitude weight reduction
Parker-Hannifin
Parker piezoelectric actuators weigh 4X to 50X less than other robotic actuators used in end-effectors, and produce no electro-magnetic field.
May 06 2012 Wireless sensor networking in a new level

At 433MHz, the technology is available in every major trading nation in the world.
Apr 29 2012 A pesticide-free, platform delivery system for pest control of moths in food processing and storage facilities
Exosect
Pheromone-impregnated powder disrupts the moth mating process
Apr 29 2012 Process for producing highly uniform microscopic spheres works with any material that can be polymerized, and eliminates need to classify after processing

Particle size distribution is +/- 0.1 micrometer for smooth particles and +/- 0.2 micrometer for porous particles.
Apr 22 2012 New piezo-actuated valve assemblies for ALD, vapor deposition, plasma etching, semiconductor, and mass-flow applications offer unparalleled precise open/close and can confirm the valve's open-closed position
Parker-Hannifin
Actuation speeds of up to an estimated 20Hz (for actuator and valve assemblies), no electromagnetic interference, and minimal heat signature.
Apr 08 2012 Commercial-scale, high-conductivity graphene inks for printed electronics via flexo, roll-to-roll, screen, and gravure offer 10X more conductivity than carbon, will not flake, but can bend, crumple, and fold
Vorbeck Materials
At prices comparable to carbon-based inks and about a quarter of silver-based inks, Vor-ink offers bulk conductivities greater than 300S/cm at 5 micrometers.
Mar 25 2012 Damage-less cytometer/sorter for identifying and sorting delicate living cells
Furukawa Electric
The major physical factors that cause damage in the sorting process have been reduced to an extremely low level in the Perflow process, which uses a transmission light signal instead of forward scatter for accurate measurement.
Feb 26 2012 Biodegradable silica gel fiber technology for wound care, hard and soft tissue regeneration, and drug delivery
Bayer Innovation
SGF has demonstrated the potential to improve healing with excellent tolerability, safety, and no toxicity profile.
Feb 26 2012 Drop-Top(tm) dispensing closure technology for bottles
StarOne Group
This technology keeps up to three ingredients (liquids, powders, gas, granules, tablets) separate from each other and sealed away until just before consumption or use.
Jan 29 2012 Biodegradable silica gel fiber technology for wound care, hard and soft tissue regeneration, and drug delivery
Bayer Innovation
SGF has demonstrated the potential to improve healing with excellent tolerability, safety, and no toxicity profile.
Jan 01 2012 Biodegradable silica gel fiber technology for wound care, hard and soft tissue regeneration, and drug delivery
Bayer Innovation
SGF has demonstrated the potential to improve healing with excellent tolerability, safety, and no toxicity profile.
Dec 11 2011 Piezo-electric actuated valves for process control systems offer 10X greater control accuracy and repeatability
Parker-Hannifin
Offers repeatable accuracy of 0.25% variability compared to conventional valve actuator accuracy of 20 to 30%.
Dec 04 2011 Positive-displacement multiphase gas compressor and flow meter

A two-apex rotor creates a variable volume chamber during its relative rotation. Sealed apexes and side rotors offer high precision and zero leakage.
Nov 20 2011 SuperSteel

This new type of high-strength steel uses proprietary alloy additions and is made with conventional equipment. Increased strength and reduced weight means that older plants can produce steel that meets high strength demands at a competitive price.
Nov 13 2011 Biodegradable, halogen-free flame retardant composition and methods for use
Interior Protect
These flame retardants preserve the physical, mechanical, and chemical properties of the impregnated materials.
Nov 06 2011 Redesigned pixels reduce manufacturing costs of LCD and OLED TVs by allowing roll-to-roll printing
RD&IP, LLC.
With this technology, multiple rows of pixels are grouped together and selected together to reduce the switching requirement on the transistors. Less stringent requirements on transistors mean much lower costs for panels.
Oct 30 2011 Rifle-scope mount that stays sighted-in after removal & remounting
Venture Isles, LLC.
This mounting technology assures repeatably accurate re-mounting of a device (such as a scope, which requires precise positioning). The technology may be applicable to other devices requiring similar accuracy.
Oct 23 2011 New, highly efficient food/beverage filter media at costs comparable to traditional meltblown nonwovens

90% of the fibers produced by this process have a diameter of one micron or less, about one-sixth the size of conventional filter media.
Oct 16 2011 Unique battery fast-charge technology
Evgentech
This technology recharges batteries in up to one-tenth the time of conventional methods by creating conditions within the battery that allow power to be input as fast as the battery can accept the charge.
Oct 09 2011 Precast concrete footing-shells for faster and less costly construction w/o formwork

New method allows use of computer-controlled mechanical rebar benders in the precast factory to increase productivity and quality. Better results than field work.
Sep 18 2011 Highly accurate piezo-driven pressure controller produces no EM signature, offers 5X power/heat savings over solenoids in lower-speed applications
Parker-Hannifin
APC power consumption is about 20% that of a comparable solenoid in lower-speed applications (APC draws less than 40 mA at 12 VDC).
Sep 04 2011 Cutcher wind turbine generator

This wind turbine generator utilizes the winds that are channeled around buildings and other tall structures, thus eliminating the need for a tower.
Aug 28 2011 Quantitative results from a lateral-flow device
Kimberly-Clark
By marking the molecules of an analyte and passing it through a conditioning zone that slows down un-marked molecules, this technology reduces the hook effect and minimizes dangerous false negatives.
Aug 14 2011 Piezo-electric alternative to conventional step-motors, actuators, transducers, and solenoids offers unparalleled force, speed, and accuracy with minimal heat and no magnetic field
Parker-Hannifin
Able to work in EM- and heat-sensitive applications where solenoids cannot, these PZT piezo-ceramic actuators also provide more force and faster speeds.
Aug 07 2011 Inexpensive, efficient production of hydrogen and oxygen from water using solar power
HyProSys, LLC
High temperatures have been used to dissociate water before, but the oxygen and hydrogen always recombined when temperatures dropped. This device magnetically separates hydrogen from oxygen at the elevated temperature.
Jul 24 2011 Identification of signal arrival direction in cumbersome noise environment
Hokkaido University
This technique allows signal direction identification even when the signal and noise have singular correlation matrices.
Jul 17 2011 Superior mobile therapy systems for pain reduction and healing
ZetrOZ LLC
The ZetrOZ system delivers therapeutic pain relief with the same ulltrasound frequencies found in a doctor's office, but at a weight less than 4 ounces and able to deliver up to six hours of continuous treatment.
Jul 03 2011 Pipe alignment and clamping tool for high-quality alloy welding
Du Pont
The tool eliminates the need for sledge hammers and similar physical pipe-shaping labor that can result in poor welds.
Jun 26 2011 Automatic management of the health of an electrical storage device

Vehicles with automatic transmissions generally lack a feedback mechanism to determine how much additional RPM is required to provide sufficient input to an alternator to keep a battery charged. This tech provides that.
Jun 12 2011 Novel transdermal medical gas delivery technology

The technology delivers all kinds of noble and medical gases through non-invasive means. It is completely mechanical, requires no electricity, and has no moving parts. Cost is a quarter of rival technologies.
Jun 05 2011 Drop-Top(tm) dispensing closure technology for bottles
StarOne Group
This technology keeps up to three ingredients (liquids, powders, gas, granules, tablets) separate from each other and sealed away until just before consumption or use.
May 29 2011 Disruptive technology that overcomes the failure of mobile phones at point-of-sale
MoBeam Inc.
By using the built-in light source on a mobile phone to emulate a bar code, Mobeam creates a reliable method for mobile phones to interact with retailer POS systems.
May 08 2011 Photochromic coatings technology for optical and other applications
DuPont
Proprietary resins tailored for your application and equipment offer a strong branding and trademark opportunity to the licensee.
Apr 24 2011 Semiotic-based natural language search engine technology infers context and user intent from search activities
Virtual Synaptics
Lower resource requirements than keyword searches, requires 90% fewer resources than natural language solutions, and half the per-page index footprint of Google.
Apr 17 2011 Premenstrual Syndrome Escape: PMS Escape
USTech Discovery
An estimated 200 million women worldwide suffer from PMS. This fast-acting, non-drug dietary supplement eases PMS-related disturbances in mood and appetite.
Apr 10 2011 High-performance cryo-tank insulation at easier-to-maintain vacuums

MFF technology delivers more consistent sub-micron fibers at commercial throughput rates than other sub-micron technologies. The fibers do not include binders that can outgas and compromise the insulating vacuum.
Apr 03 2011 Swelling microsphere powder treats tumors and cysts by restricting blood supply
DuPont
A free-flowing embolization powder rapidly increases its volume 100X, yet does not clog needles or catheters or irritate sensitive tissues.
Mar 27 2011 Facing for acoustic batts that contain Melt-Film Fibrillation

Submicron fibers of Melt-Film Fibrillation offer significant savings in weight and cost at equivalent performance or higher performance at comparable economics.
Mar 20 2011 Adaptive membranes for comfortable protective wear
DuPont
This two-or-more layer membrane allows air to pass or closes tightly when a voltage is applied. Ventilated tents, protective gear, and many other applications are possible.
Mar 13 2011 Novel 2nd-generation blockbuster drug-targets slash discovery timeframes and costs
A-Cube, Inc.
Computer-aided design provides novel monoclonal antibodies with enhanced delivery pathways. Extensive database includes 3D structures and antigen binding sites for over 20,000 human proteins and 5,000 pathogens.
Feb 20 2011 Dissolving lip-moisturizer strip
Kimberly-Clark
Single-use strips avoid germ retention or transfer that is possible with stick or tube moisturizers.
Jan 16 2011 Eliminate transition resistance in electric power transmission and distribution lines

The current generation of simple solutions such as contact overlapping do not provide a pure homogeneous metallic contact surface that can be sized exactly. This connector extends life and eliminates overheating.
Dec 19 2010 Crystalline, anti-corrosive waterproofing material works within the cement matrix
Revolutionary Concrete Solutions
Finalist, Clean15. Originally developed to protect nuclear and defense facilities, this material works with the matrix of cement and water to create crystals that block the pores and capillaries in concrete.
Dec 05 2010 LED-based lighting 2X brighter than other technology
Code 3
Already in use by law enforcement and emergency services, the Code 3 technology offers opportunities for lighting in a wide range of vehicles, fixed locations, and industries.
Nov 14 2010 First natural insect repellent with the efficacy of DEET and a clean safety profile
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company
Safe for repeated applications and prolonged exposure even for children, this all-natural insect repellent can be combined with a sunscreen, applied with wipes and sprays, or released into the air to clear a room.
Nov 07 2010 Electronic device for damping impacts

Most impact damping systems only react to forces. This system controls the damping process, and it can anticipate loads in order to handle them efficiently.
Oct 24 2010 Underwater plasma technology removes dissolved organic content from industrial waste waters

Industrial waste waters that contain toxic organic components cannot be purified using conventional biological water treatment technologies. This technology provides a cheaper solution where incineration is unprofitable or not allowed.
Oct 17 2010 New high-performance bio-based hydraulic fluids
E.I. DuPont de Nemours & Company
Hydraulic fluids created with PPD esters are needed to respond to the rapidly growing demand for affordable and effective new products that minimize or eliminate environmental toxicity concerns.
Oct 10 2010 Method of solidifying and detoxifying soil, incinerated ash and coal ash and method of detoxifying polluted water containing dioxins and PCB

This method uses magnesium oxide and inhibits diffusion into water of various harmful substances draining from the soil.
Aug 15 2010 High-strength, fire-resistant binder products offer alternative to cement

Nano-technology-based binder product can include ocean water with no compromise in strength and performance.
Aug 01 2010 Water-dispersible extruded foam with cleaner
Kimberly-Clark Corporation
Shapes and colors make it easy to identify particular cleaning occasions. The included cleaner makes it unnecessary to transport liquids.
Jul 18 2010 A natural preparation for the relief of anxiety

This food supplement developed from a fraction of Echinacea offers effective relief without the side effects that limit the usefulness of other anxiolytic preparations.
Jul 04 2010 ECM: Electrochemical machining

This new ECM process avoids wild electrolyse by pulsing its DC current. It is especially valuable for deburring difficult workpieces.
Jun 13 2010 NDIR CO2 gas sensor features low cost and low energy requirements

Easily powered by a battery or small solar panel, this sensor should be able to be produced for under 15 Euros.
May 30 2010 Prestressed composite riser tubes effectively transfer loads to metal fittings and eliminate fatigue
Northrop Grumman
Drilling risers used in the oil and gas industry can reach over 4000 meters in length. Composite tubes can help eliminate failures.
May 23 2010 Efficient and dust-free aerogel insulation tape, roll, and putty works in tight spaces and extreme conditions
W. L. Gore & Associates
Aerogels are great insulators but have a reputation for being difficult to handle in a production environment because of their dust. This easy-to-process form overcomes that problem.
May 16 2010 Water remediation process removes need for heat, chemicals and filtration; 10x cost savings for hydraulic fracture drilling, offshore, heavy oils, and waste water treatment
Wescorp
H2O Maxx technology removes fines and molecules by creating immense quantities of aeration bubbles that measure 0.5 microns to about 25 microns.
May 09 2010 Size-controlled fabrication of microparticles incorporating active ingredients
Philips
The homogeneity of the particle morphologies is uniform, and below the sensitivity of Coulter counters to measure variation.
Apr 25 2010 High-efficiency positive-displacement water-powered sump pump

This pump takes advantage of municipal water supplies during power outages in storms and heavy rains. Even hurricanes rarely affect municipal water supplies.
Apr 11 2010 Cellular wireless gateway for residential and commercial automation communication
Drayton Weissenfels, Inc.
This technology easily integrates into a head-end solution for utility Demand Response and Energy Conservation programs.
Mar 14 2010 Matrix-tray system automatically releases individual containers on exposure to heat

By freeing an inexpensive matrix of compartments with heat, this system helps automate production situations that would otherwise call for handwork and costly reusable components.
Feb 28 2010 Co-extrusion process prevents ingredient commingling; enables internal and external coating, protection, lubrication, or chemical reaction

The method and apparatus were developed for the food industry to coat the inside and the outside of extruded onion rings.
Feb 14 2010 Detach solid materials with a perfect and clean cut
USTech Discovery LLC
This fully functional business card ordering system and production method results in aesthetically appealing booklets of business cards that detach cleanly.
Jan 17 2010 World's smallest tethered endoscope also provides dramatic cost reduction
PicoEndo
Because of its tether, the body of the endoscope does not have to contain batteries, memory, or processing electronics, as do the much larger camera pills. The size of the camera and lens determines the size of the unit.
Jan 03 2010 Analyzer of soft particles in liquids
Rudjer Innovations Ltd.
Soft particles, particularly liposomes and blood cells, can be detected and characterized by their adhesion to a charged mercury electrode immersed in a liquid medium.
Dec 13 2009 Anti-inflammatory peptides derived from IL-2 and analogues
UsTech Discovery LLC
Peptidic fragments of IL-2 possess anti-inflammatory activity. This technology derives the fragments.
Dec 06 2009 Enhance wound healing with specific microdoses of hydrogen peroxide

Laboratory tests have shown that microdoses of hydrogen peroxide draw leukocytes to the wound to augment the natural supply of the body.
Nov 29 2009 New pharma for treating memory disturbances, including Alzheimer's
UsTech Discovery
Promising, high potency compound apparently leads to more stable memory overall and reactivation of earlier memories.
Nov 22 2009 Positive-locking fastener

Many fasteners are vibration-resistant. This fastener is vibration-proof, is general-purpose, and is not application-specific like a castle nut.
Nov 15 2009 XyloyTM injection-molded zinc/aluminum alloy
Cool Polymers
This alloy enables 3-D net shaped metal parts right from molds and machines previously used only with plastic. It requires no secondary processing steps. Parts are stable to machined tolerances.
Nov 08 2009 Balance King toilet seat incorporates body weight meter

This specialized seat makes it easy for those who cannot stand to weigh themselves.
Nov 01 2009 Fast, quantitative diagnostic reader offers potential for thousands of medical tests
Kimberly-Clark
The reader can perform diagnostic tests on any bodily fluid that attenuates light, such as blood, urine, or sputum. Multiple same, or a mixed set of tests are possible.
Oct 25 2009 Low-cost nanomaterials synthesis and delivery mechanism

Ultra-small nanoparticles do not agglomerate. They can encapsulate and deliver metals, oxides, doped systems, organics and other complex materials.
Sep 27 2009 Linear long-chain polymers with high tensile strength and hydrolytic stability
ALLINCO
All other extenders are branch extenders. These unique extenders increase MW, hydrostabilize, and produce a high-performance end product without the need for SSPC and tumble-dry.
Sep 20 2009 Low-cost, "green" coatings modify metal surface
Greenkote
Wear coatings, anti-corrosion coatings, and adhesion promotion coatings use less powder and energy, offer a simpler process, and are environmentally sensitive.
Sep 13 2009 Tactile perception system and device
Japan Technology Group
Touch sensitivity opens up new capability for applications in virtual reality for medicine, science, and gaming. This technology enables the sensation of being touched without any actual touching.
Sep 06 2009 Low-cost liquid metal cooling for high-thermal-density electronics and devices
Rockwell Collins
Cooling with liquid metal is efficient, but has been costly and unreliable. Rockwell Collins has solved these issues for thermal management in electronics at a cost less than 10% of previous systems.
Aug 16 2009 Rugged, low-cost quick-release connector for outdoor applications

Hold gear securely over rough roads or rough seas with this solid connector that releases with one hand. Restrains even heavy equipment with repeatable positioning.
Aug 16 2009 Solar energy gasification of solid carbonaceous material in liquid dispersion
UsTech Discovery LLC
All synthesis gas production using solar energy is ecologically superior to burning the coal itself for this purpose; this technology provides high yield while other processes do not.
Aug 09 2009 Oxygen generator
CeramPhysics, Inc.
Oxygen production requires either costly cryogenic separation in large plants or for lesser amounts demands frequent service and produces less pure gas. This method can produce 100% pure oxygen in any quantity, at lower costs, with a smaller footprint.
Aug 02 2009 Immunomodulating drug Iodantipyrin for treatment and prevention of viral diseases
UsTech Discovery
This antiviral has shown activity against hemorrhagic fever, bird flu, and swine flu, and is undergoing tests against hepatitis B and Multiple Sclerosis. It shows promise against other diseases.
Jul 26 2009 Microscopically reinforced polymers (thermoplastics, elastomers), without fibers or fillers

Add fracture strength at elevated temperatures, add flex endurance, add product life, minimize particularization with this unique polymer reinforcement technology.
Jul 19 2009 Micro-scale atomic clock technology enables new range of low cost applications in GPS, frequency security, radio channel density

Most atomic clocks are bench-bound. In contrast, this cesium laser atomic clock can be constructed using photoresist MEMS technology.
Jul 05 2009 Cellular-type artificial blood
Japan Technology Group
This technology uses artificial red blood cells/hemoglobin vesicles as a cellular artificial oxygen carrier. Highly stable artificial blood can keep for up to two years at room temperature.
Jun 14 2009 Fluorinated ZDDP improves engine mileage, reduces engine wear, preserves catalytic converters

The fluorine in the molecular backbone makes ZDDP more reactive and more polar, allowing use of smaller amounts of active containing about a third the normal amount of phosphorus. A 3% fuel economy improvement is the result.
May 31 2009 Custom-tailored granular blends
DuPont
Created to blend pesticide granules, each with a single active, into a blend that remains homogeneous when stored, handled, and dispensed, this technology is also applicable to cereals, animal feeds, lawn-care products, and similar.
May 24 2009 Preserving phase for bionic implants

By rearranging the components of a signal, this pioneer technique may allow cochlear implantees to use the telephone or perceive melodies.
May 17 2009 Public-key cryptography for certificate revocation and certificate update
USTech Discovery
This technology implements an efficient public-key certificate system that features both low-computational and low-data-communications loads, and consequent high-update rates.
Mar 15 2009 Algorithm for context-sensitive spelling correction
UsTech Discovery
The current generation of spelling checkers can tell if a word is spelled incorrectly, but not if it's inappropriate to its context. So "sight" is allowed when you mean "site." This algorithm extends spell-checking to include context.
Mar 08 2009 Innovative technology regenerates palladium catalyst
DSM
Easy to perform under mild reaction conditions, in-house recycling can reduce handling costs. There are no steps such as transportation, incineration, or disposal.
Feb 22 2009 Hollow radiopaque bioactive microspheres carry drugs in embolization procedures

Microscopic polymer spheres absorb x-rays and can delivery drugs and be tracked by interventional radiologists. No radiopaque salts are needed.
Feb 15 2009 Innovative algorithm for automatic conversion of text into natural-sounding speech
Philips
Natural-sounding machine speech can benefit products with small or no display, spoken e-books, navigation systems, and a host of hand- and eye-freeing products.
Jan 04 2009 Unique, single-motion extension mechanism for poles applies to a wide range of potential products
Newell Rubbermaid
Able to scale up to greater lengths or to be miniaturized, the principle of this extension pole is applicable to items as diverse as antennae, emergency equipment, and medical devices.
Dec 21 2008 Lossy compression technique can vary data quality in response to bandwidth or time
US Tech Discovery
Using projections of high-dimensional polygon lines on smaller subspaces, the technology represents files or streams so that content can be reconstructed with a partial subset of projections.
Oct 26 2008 Method for secure and efficient metering on Internet (Web) communications
US Tech Discovery
This secure metering method for server accesses in a Web environment does not require the extensive usage of any new communications channels. It is secure against attempts that try to inflate the number of clients and against disruption by clients.
Oct 19 2008 A rapid process for making complex hard-resin foam components with a unique combination of properties

By introducing a high volume of hollow glass spheres into a resin, highly complex parts can be made that are lightweight, mechanically strong, and excellent electrical and thermal insulators.
Oct 12 2008 A modified methyl methacrylate polymer (PMMA) that results in high x-ray absorption and other enhanced characteristics

Radiopaque polymeric bone cement lasts 50% longer, carries and releases antibiotics, offers surgical flexibility during delicate operations, and presents no toxicity.
Oct 05 2008 Proprietary page-rendering software offers built-in content DRM for ebooks and manufacturers

The next generation of ebook readers will require displays that rival the printed page. This proprietary solution offers a superior rendering engine as well as a compact file format under the control of the licensee.
Sep 28 2008 Method and apparatus for color-coded optical profilometer
US Tech Discovery LLC
This new technology allows fast, real-time surface mapping, with high depth measuring range and high horizontal resolution. Applicable to factory automation, inspection, and other 3D measurement tasks.
Sep 14 2008 Vortex Junction: traffic distribution structure

Anyone who has spent time in a busy roundabout in an unfamiliar city can attest to its stress-inducing features. This unique design minimizes driving difficulties and increases smooth traffic flow.
Aug 31 2008 Square-piston engine: a low-emissions, two-stroke engine

The piston and cylinder of this engine are square. Simplicity and modularity of design leads to economy in manufacture, and the port design offers low exhaust and noise emissions.
Aug 10 2008 GPS accessory for MP3 players

An add-on geotagging accessory turns an MP3 player into a location-specific audio tour guide
Jul 27 2008 High-security password system offers strong password protection without special hardware or burden of memorization

Strong, complex passwords are difficult to remember, encouraging people to write them down. This system makes use of visual memory, which is much easier to recall for most people.
Jul 06 2008 Vortex-ring cushion projector

Counter-rotating air tori support this experimental hovercraft able to operate at raised heights sufficient to clear trees and similar low obstructions.
Jun 22 2008 Platform technology for microbial production of aromatics
DuPont
Implementable in existing glucose fermentation equipment with some modification, these techniques produce valuable intermediates much more simply than can current production methods.
Jun 08 2008 Track-conversion kit for construction vehicles

Tracks-into-the-Millennium adds tracks to wheeled vehicles that otherwise can become stuck in unstable terrain such as mud, ice, and snow.
May 25 2008 Superior flavored shelf-stable soy pudding

With a two-year best-by shelf life, these soy-based puddings offer more protein and fiber than leading brands, and offers heart- and bone-healthy soy protein and isoflavones.
May 18 2008 Environmentally friendly perfluoroalkyls impart non-stick properties and resistance to oil, grease, solvents, or water
Hercules Incorporated
Unlike C8 formulations or other C6 formulations that may contain fractions of C8, these products have clearances from multiple regulatory agencies.
May 11 2008 Vector Blind Spot Detector System

This technology alerts drivers to objects with a vehicle's blind spot by using an infrared beam. The technology is suitable to factory installation and aftermarket.
Apr 27 2008 Turn-key Integrated Compliance Management System applies regulatory requirements to any industry
Beyond Compliance, Inc.
BCI is willing to modify the application to suit the technology licensee´s industry, will maintain the application, and host it. This offers a turn-key approach to providing compliance systems anywhere in the world.
Apr 06 2008 Infra-Red Thermal Beacon Identifies Friend, Foe, Objects, and People

Optical mid-IR and far-IR identifies people and objects based on infra-red beacons that can be seen only by FLIR cameras that compensate for IR absorption by the atmosphere. Applications include vessels and vehicles.
Mar 16 2008 New Analytical Technique for Healthcare and Industrial Applications

As a drop of liquid evaporates on the vibrating quartz sensor, it undergoes distinctive phase changes representing the unique chemical and physical characteristics of the sample. This approach to analysis lowers both capital and operating costs per test.
Feb 24 2008 Spherical Golubev Machine

The SGM is an innovative reciprocating device that includes no parts with reciprocating motion. It produces no vibration, changing accelerations, or non-uniform loads.
Feb 10 2008 RealStream Salt-in-Crude Analyzer
Synclast
Access to real-time salt content measurement allows desalters to operate at optimal performance.
Feb 03 2008 Unique DNA "signature" quickly identifies an organism"s genus, species, and strain level
SAIC
This technology offers an efficient way to generate thousands of markers that can identify an organism or rule it out with a tenth the number of false positives as PCR.
Jan 06 2008 Objective Digital Wound Measurement System "Reproducible and Precise," Says Study
WoundMatrix
A Johns Hopkins study shows WoundMatrix browser-based measurement, tracking, and documentation system allows physicians, insurers, and others to follow clinical wound progress and analyze the intervention effects.
Dec 02 2007 Biodegradable Plastic Material and Its Production Process

A greener alternative to conventional plastics, more economical than other biodegradable plastics, natural, and formed using conventional equipment.
Nov 04 2007 Detect Your Level of Hydration

Athletes, soldiers, diabetics, kidney patients, and a host of other people concerned about their hydration may benefit from this quick test.
Oct 21 2007 COB Reactor Speeds Manure-to-Fertilizer Conversion
Science and Technology Licensing
New markets such as environmental technology and energy make this inexpensive biological reactor of interest as add-on equipment as well as for stand-alone applications.
Oct 14 2007 Method of Driving a Field Emission Display that Reduces Manufacturing Costs and Improves Display Quality

This technology may be the only way to correct pixel imperfections on FED/SED displays in real time. It replaces multiple technologies, each of which solves one cause of imperfections, and enables the use of almost any kind of cathode.
Oct 07 2007 Charged Fluid Applications
ZYW
The availability of charged fluids at industrially relevant flow rates enables the creation of a diverse variety of applications including painting, powder-coating, reduction in fuel consumption, and atomizer-based filtration.
Sep 30 2007 Electromagnetic Accelerator Rail Gun
Science & Technology Licensing
With a muzzle velocity of 6000m/sec, this rail gun technology offers accurate, long-range shooting to a distance exceeding a mile without the use of gunpowder and with very low recoil.
Sep 23 2007 Diesel Emission Reducer and Fuel Economizer

The Jettison uses an ionization process to turn pollutants in the emission stream into light, combustible hydrocarbons, and routes them back to the intake manifold to be burned -- without decreasing torque, fuel economy, or performance.
Sep 16 2007 Solid-State Broad-Spectrum Antimicrobial Dressings and Products

Iodine and other antimicrobials are powerful, but overdose and site contamination are possible. This technology releases its dosage continuously and does not contaminate the wound site.
Sep 09 2007 Molecular Vaccine Prevents and Treats Listeriosis
KE Capital LLC
Cytotoxic lymphocyte clones recognize and selectively kill only Listeriosis-infected cells.
Sep 02 2007 Polymer for Transdermal Drug Delivery Creates a "Virtual Patch"

An invisible, durable, and imperceptible hydrogel film based on polymer technology can release drugs or cosmetics at a controlled rate.
Aug 26 2007 Portfolio of High-Peak-Power Laser Micromachining and Process Control Technologies

Two-wavelength laser cutting, shaped laser beams, measuring the amount of material removed are all part of this high-quality laser technology portfolio.
Aug 12 2007 Laser Drilling of Ceramic Composites to Form Smooth-Walled Holes

Cooling holes in turbine blade applications can be so small that any coating used to prevent oxidation of the exposed composite will fill the hole. This technology recasts the composite to form a glassy wall and oxidation barrier.
Aug 05 2007 Mettex Replaces Chrome as Industrial and Decorative Coating
Science & Technology Licensing
Offering superior wear resistance hardness and excellent corrosion resistance under salt spray, by-products from this replacement for chrome coating can be disposed of with simple wastewater treatment.
Jul 29 2007 Precision Feedback-Controlled Laser Drilling for Fluid Flow Apertures

Eliminate the wastage that results when finished parts are tested and their fluid flow does not perform in accordance with requirements. Less-than-optimal machining directly affects profitability.
Jul 15 2007 Decorative Architectural Stone Hanging Panels
ITTC
Made from glass-reinforced concrete, quarry waste, and other textural products, these panels provide a durable, high-value appearance to the outside of buildings.
Jul 08 2007 High-Power Atomizer

These rotating multiple-disc atomizers take the place of electrostatic and air-blast nozzle atomizers, and can match those atomizers in all parameters. However, the discs don4t require high-voltage equipment or air pressurization.
Jul 01 2007 Diagnostic Pattern Recognition Using Mid-IR Spectroscopy

By matching a biomedical spectrogram to a database of spectrograms of known diseases and conditions, a physician may be able to identify even those conditions with few or no visible symptoms.
Jun 17 2007 Chemical Analysis without Reagents

Mid-infrared spectrographic analysis takes a non-destructive snapshot of the molecular content of blood or other bodily fluids. Multiple analytes can be obtained from a single sample and measurement.
Jun 03 2007 Automated, In-Process Method for Surface Contamination Inspection of Panels
Textron
In aerospace construction, critical panels can be hidden or inaccessible after assembly. This method makes 100% in-process inspection feasible for high-throughput lines in any industry, lowering scrap and rework costs.
May 13 2007 Non-Dispersive Infrared (NDIR) Photometer for Gas Detection and Monitoring

Offering a very wide range of detection with accuracy throughout its range, this technology measures from 1 ppm through 10% concentration while being internally compensated for pressure, temperature, and drift.
Apr 22 2007 Novel Condensation Polymers and Diepoxides

These new technologies eliminate the known carcinogen and endocrine disrupter bisphenol-A from the production of polycarbonates and epoxy resins.
Apr 08 2007 Mirapol Surf-S Polymers for Semi-Durable Modification of Hard Surfaces
Rhodia
Boost cleaning performance of conventional cleaners, increase soil resistance, and lessen soil adherence with this line of polymers.
Mar 11 2007 Sodium-Free Table Salt Substitute
Farmavita
The sodium in salt has been linked to high blood pressure and cardiovascular disease, yet humans have evolved to crave foods that taste salty. This salt substitute is sodium-free and offers additional benefits.
Feb 25 2007 New-Generation Biocides
Synclast
Broad-spectrum biocides for industrial disinfection applications. Stable in the environment over several months.
Feb 18 2007 Electromagnetic Induction Superheated Steam Generator
Japan Technology Group
This electromagnetic induction generator can efficiently produce superheated steam. Unlike conventional generators, the temperature inside can be increased and decreased more gradually.
Feb 11 2007 Plastic Joining Technologies
Edison Welding Institute
Through-Transmission Infrared Welding (TTIR) is a non-contact process that is virtually flashless and is less expensive than the electrofusion pipe welding process. It's applicable to a wide variety of thermo plastics.
Jan 14 2007 Flexible Polymeric Films for Contacts and Traces in Circuits and Membranes
ETA Associates
Electrically and thermally conductive films can act as traces, protective coatings, sheets, contacts, and pads.
Jan 07 2007 Probiotic Animal Feed Additive Improves Feed/Weight Ratio, Reduces Antibiotic Use
Ganeden Biotech
Able to stand up to heat and mechanical processing, this feed additive displaces non-beneficial bacteria in the digestive tract.
Nov 19 2006 Scalable Portrait Video for Mobile Phone Conferencing

Video on mobile phones is constrained by bandwidth, transmission speed, and the imaging capabilities of the phone. This technology overcomes those difficulties.
Nov 05 2006 Board Design Test Vehicle
Alcatel
This multi-level test PC board includes a variety of challenges that can help a manufacturer objectively evaluate suppliers' technical capabilities. Saves significant time and money in supplier selection.
Oct 29 2006 Automatic Browsing of Large Pictures on a Mobile Device

Presenting big pictures on little screens is problematic because users' time is spent orienting to the picture and scrolling. This technique offers a new way to present an initial view of large images to users.
Oct 29 2006 Database Interrelation Miner
SystAim
By using fuzzy set theory, this data miner can handle complex, multidimensional data sets with many variables or to very small data sets that may have incomplete information.
Oct 15 2006 Unique Food Additive Strengthens Immune System, Improves Digestive System Functioning and Overall Health
Ganeden Biotech, Inc.
This proprietary form of lactic acid producing bacteria (LAB) stands up to manufacturing processes and the harsh environment of the gut.
Oct 01 2006 Tailor-Made Phosphate Esters for Industrial Applications
Rhodia
A deep understanding of the chemical structure of phosphate esters allows Rhodia to provide ester technology for a wide range of functions.
Sep 03 2006 Rhodia Viscoelastic Surfactant Range for Rheology Modification
Rhodia
This technology provides unique advantages such as self-assemby of small molecular surfactant in worm-like micelles that exhibit thickening and gelling behavior similar to high molecular weight polymers.
Aug 10 2006 Device to Measure the Quality of a Laser Beam and Its Illumination Field
AGFA
Measure and map the characteristics of a line of laser illumination for such applications as laser imaging.
Jul 16 2006 Controlling a Device Using the Ear
Think-a-Move
Sound waves from the mouth, including tongue movements, are captured in the inner ear to control robots, medical devices, wheelchairs, and computers.
Jul 02 2006 Connecting to Multiple 802.11 Networks from One WiFi Card Simultaneously
Microsoft
Using a single WiFi card to connect to multiple networks at the same time opens the personal computer to new applications.
Jun 25 2006 Speaker-Specific DSP Technology Compensates for Audio Hardware

Eliminate "cone cry" and enhance the improvement of lower-end equalized audio equipment with speaker-specific technology.
May 21 2006 Treemaps, Charts, and Other Specialized Data Visualization Tools Available from Microsoft
Microsoft
Large data sets that are difficult or impossible to display in tabular form become understandable with these visualization tools.
Apr 30 2006 Waste Rubber Recycling Technology and Equipment

This technology recycles scrap and rubber waste into several commercially consumed products: a fuel mix and technical carbon. There is no release of decomposition products into the environment.
Apr 23 2006 Rotating Safety Handle Minimizes Vacuum Head Injuries to Infants during Birth

Vacuum extractors have long replaced forceps in assisted births. This safety handle minimizes the danger of torquing by rotating freely in either direction on the stem of the extractor.
Mar 26 2006 Safety Child Seat Unbuckles Remotely

In many countries, children must ride buckled into an automotive safety seat. But what if the driver cannot reach the latch in an emergency?
Mar 19 2006 World's Smallest Wireless Headset
Stevrin & Partners
A powerful DSP chip, a radio chip with thousands of nodes, and a 30-hour talk time make this wireless headset suitable for office environments including call centers.
Mar 12 2006 Project Images Anywhere without Using a Projection Screen

Camera/projector system digitally compensates for an arbitrary background when projecting an image on a wall or other surface. Future applications may include a "virtual green screen" for video conferencing.
Mar 05 2006 Integrate Any Data into Standard JPEG Files
SoundPix
Software suite puts sound, text, other images, spreadsheets, PDFs, etc. into a standard JPEG file, and enables its playback or extraction on the other end. The JPEG remains device-independent and editable.
Feb 05 2006 Ozone-Reducing Technology
Atmospheric Solutions
Ozone pollution can occur near any high-voltage equipment such as copiers, printers, and welders, and when sunlight works on smog. It may be a major component of Sick Building Syndrome. NoZone removes it.
Oct 09 2005 Highly Strengthened, Non-Brittle, Heat-Resistant Ceramic Matrix Composites
German Aerospace Center (DLR)
Components made using WHIPOXTM technology handle extremes of temperature and thermal shock, chemical corrosion and erosion, and yet are easy to manufacture and machine.
Sep 25 2005 High-Quality Fuel Pellets Hold Coal-Equivalent Energy
DSM
This technology creates hard, easily shippable pellets from waste streams that can fuel industrial processes with the energy-equivalence of coal. They can possibly be used to fuel their own production process.
Aug 14 2005 Catalytic Ceramic Airflow and Gas Mixer
DLR
Able to withstand even the high heat of an automobile exhaust, these static mixers are cost-effective, simple to mold, and are particularly suitable for a catalytic coating.
Apr 03 2005 Mycological Extracts Show Promise against Pox and HIV
Fungi Perfecti LLC
Mushroom extracts offer a novel and powerful route to new drugs, preventives, vaccines, and treatments. Several compounds have shown high specificity for pox and HIV.
Nov 14 2004 Unique Technology Offers Opportunity to Enhance, Replace, Chemical Insecticides
Mycopesticide LLC
Metarhizium anisopliae spores are a known killer of ant and termites, but insects avoid them. This technology uses a late-sporulating variety that they can't resist.
Dec 07 2003 The Paper Chase

Although the paperless office is still a dream, this pair of technologies brings new high-tech features to the office paper we all use every day.
Oct 05 2003 Modifying PEO for Melt-Processability
Kimberly-Clark
Poly(ethylene oxide) is tough to extrude and draw. Yet this versatile polymer becomes easier to work into thin films and fibers using polymer modification technology from Kimberly-Clark.
Jul 06 2003 Same New Molecule Applies to Dyes, Lasers, Biological Treatments

Biologically active imidazolium cations make fluorescent dyes, offer non-linear optical properties, fight fungus and viruses, and provide a host of additional applications.
Nov 24 2002 Innovative Modular Component System Could Radically Change Spinal Surgery

Innovative, versatile, modular component system could radically change cervical spinal surgery.
Nov 03 2002 Innovative Gear Combines Several Principles for Precision Motion Control for New Generation of Mechatronics Drives
Deutsches Zentrum fur Luft- und Raumfahrt
Unique alternative to hydraulic or pneumatic actuator uses planetary gearing.
Oct 13 2002 Software Provides Improved Contrast for Sharper Details in Digital Images
AGFA
AGFA's contrast-enhancing software offers improved contrast and sharper details while retaining natural color in digital images.
Jul 29 2001 Innovative Gear Combines Several Principles for Precision Motion Control for New Generation of Mechatronics Drives
Deutsches Zentrum fur Luft- und Raumfahrt
Unique alternative to hydraulic or pneumatic actuator uses planetary gearing.
Jul 22 2001 Semiconductor-Based Digital Data Storage Device Eliminates Moving Parts
Samsung
This digital storage and playback device works without moving parts.
Feb 04 2001 Advanced Microreactors Make Chemical Processing Safer, Faster
DuPont
A rethinking of chemical reactors results in more precise control and increased safety.
Jan 28 2001 New Plastic Laminate Provides Same Quality Paint Surface as Metal
Avery Dennison
Plastic surface supports Class A auto paint quality.
  TechNeed Challenge
Jul 13 2014 Seeking: Cost-efficient topical delivery of hydration and actives to skin
We are seeking an obviously new and different way of delivering hydration and active ingredients to the skin that offers sustained delivery over time, and that is safe and non-irritating.
Jul 06 2014 Seeking: Method to adhere a patch to skin for several hours, and to release it easily and painlessly
Most patch adhesives were developed for use with adhesive bandages that need to work in adverse conditions. As a result, they adhere very well. Perhaps too well for this application.
Jul 06 2014 Seeking: New additives for polyurethane foams to preserve whiteness, provide softer and more resilient touch
We are familiar with most of the additives currently on the market. However, there may be newly developed additives or unique blends of additives that can help achieve the improvements we want.
Jun 29 2014 Seeking: Comfortable and flexible material for extended-wear patches for skin hydration and delivery of actives
Can your material hold moisture and actives comfortably against the skin for extended periods?
Jun 29 2014 Seeking: Polyester binders with enhanced flexibility and durability
Molded polyester does not hold its shape well. Current binders create a shape that is too rigid. Your binders should offer enhanced flexibility and durability so that molded fiber batts will hold their shape.
Jun 22 2014 Seeking: Cost-efficient topical delivery of hydration and actives to skin
We are seeking an obviously new and different way of delivering hydration and active ingredients to the skin that offers sustained delivery over time, and that is safe and non-irritating.
Jun 22 2014 Seeking: New, foam-like materials
We would like to replace polyurethane foam with another foam or foam-like material not subject to degradation as polyurethane is.
Jun 15 2014 Seeking: Fabrics with an inherent thickness derived from their structure
We suspect that new knitting geometries, new weaving techniques, new non-woven manufacturing techniques, advanced fiber technology, or even new materials at the fiber level can create this built-in structural loft.
Jun 15 2014 Seeking: Method to adhere a patch to skin for several hours, and to release it easily and painlessly
Most patch adhesives were developed for use with adhesive bandages that need to work in adverse conditions. As a result, they adhere very well. Perhaps too well for this application.
Jun 08 2014 Seeking: Comfortable and flexible material for extended-wear patches for skin hydration and delivery of actives
Can your material hold moisture and actives comfortably against the skin for extended periods?
Jun 08 2014 Seeking: New additives for polyurethane foams to preserve whiteness, provide softer and more resilient touch
We are familiar with most of the additives currently on the market. However, there may be newly developed additives or unique blends of additives that can help achieve the improvements we want.
Jun 08 2014 Seeking: Ways to monitor and predict battery health in solar-charged systems
It is difficult to determine the health of a battery when current flow into the battery is variable, as it must be in a solar-charged system. Potential solutions work in a lab, but none has succeeded in the real world.
Jun 01 2014 Seeking: Cost-efficient topical delivery of hydration and actives to skin
We are seeking an obviously new and different way of delivering hydration and active ingredients to the skin that offers sustained delivery over time, and that is safe and non-irritating.
Jun 01 2014 Seeking: Polyester binders with enhanced flexibility and durability
Molded polyester does not hold its shape well. Current binders create a shape that is too rigid. Your binders should offer enhanced flexibility and durability so that molded fiber batts will hold their shape.
May 25 2014 Seeking: Continuous sterility verification of a flowing liquid
Your proposed solution must be able to detect non-liquid particles, yeasts, mold, and/or spores in a continuous liquid stream.
May 25 2014 Seeking: Method to adhere a patch to skin for several hours, and to release it easily and painlessly
Most patch adhesives were developed for use with adhesive bandages that need to work in adverse conditions. As a result, they adhere very well. Perhaps too well for this application.
May 25 2014 Seeking: New, foam-like materials
We would like to replace polyurethane foam with another foam or foam-like material not subject to degradation as polyurethane is.
May 18 2014 Seeking: Comfortable and flexible material for extended-wear patches for skin hydration and delivery of actives
Can your material hold moisture and actives comfortably against the skin for extended periods?
May 18 2014 Seeking: Fabrics with an inherent thickness derived from their structure
We suspect that new knitting geometries, new weaving techniques, new non-woven manufacturing techniques, advanced fiber technology, or even new materials at the fiber level can create this built-in structural loft.
May 18 2014 Seeking: System for continuous microbiological verification of sterility and contamination for a manufacturing line that fills medical vials
Current testing requires 3-5 days on random lot samples.
May 11 2014 Seeking: Continuous sterility verification of a flowing liquid
Your proposed solution must be able to detect non-liquid particles, yeasts, mold, and/or spores in a continuous liquid stream.
May 11 2014 Seeking: Cost-efficient topical delivery of hydration and actives to skin
We are seeking an obviously new and different way of delivering hydration and active ingredients to the skin that offers sustained delivery over time, and that is safe and non-irritating.
May 11 2014 Seeking: New additives for polyurethane foams to preserve whiteness, provide softer and more resilient touch
We are familiar with most of the additives currently on the market. However, there may be newly developed additives or unique blends of additives that can help achieve the improvements we want.
May 04 2014 Seeking: Method to adhere a patch to skin for several hours, and to release it easily and painlessly
Most patch adhesives were developed for use with adhesive bandages that need to work in adverse conditions. As a result, they adhere very well. Perhaps too well for this application.
May 04 2014 Seeking: Polyester binders with enhanced flexibility and durability
Molded polyester does not hold its shape well. Current binders create a shape that is too rigid. Your binders should offer enhanced flexibility and durability so that molded fiber batts will hold their shape.
May 04 2014 Seeking: System for continuous microbiological verification of sterility and contamination for a manufacturing line that fills medical vials
Current testing requires 3-5 days on random lot samples.
Apr 27 2014 Seeking: Comfortable and flexible material for extended-wear patches for skin hydration and delivery of actives
Can your material hold moisture and actives comfortably against the skin for extended periods?
Apr 27 2014 Seeking: Continuous sterility verification of a flowing liquid
Your proposed solution must be able to detect non-liquid particles, yeasts, mold, and/or spores in a continuous liquid stream.
Apr 27 2014 Seeking: New, foam-like materials
We would like to replace polyurethane foam with another foam or foam-like material not subject to degradation as polyurethane is.
Apr 20 2014 Seeking: Fabrics with an inherent thickness derived from their structure
We suspect that new knitting geometries, new weaving techniques, new non-woven manufacturing techniques, advanced fiber technology, or even new materials at the fiber level can create this built-in structural loft.
Apr 20 2014 Seeking: System for continuous microbiological verification of sterility and contamination for a manufacturing line that fills medical vials
Current testing requires 3-5 days on random lot samples.
Apr 13 2014 Seeking: Continuous sterility verification of a flowing liquid
Your proposed solution must be able to detect non-liquid particles, yeasts, mold, and/or spores in a continuous liquid stream.
Apr 06 2014 Seeking: System for continuous microbiological verification of sterility and contamination for a manufacturing line that fills medical vials
Current testing requires 3-5 days on random lot samples.
Mar 09 2014 Seeking: Method or device to deliver medium-sized molecules to hair follicles on the scalp
Hair follicles are closely surrounded by capillaries and antigen-presenting cells, associated with sebaceous glands, and adjacent to the host of stem cells in the bulge region of the hair follicle.
Feb 09 2014 Seeking: Products that eliminate the odor in toilets during and after bathroom visits
We're looking for exciting new products that eliminate the odor in toilet bowls and enclosed toilet areas during and after bathroom visits.
Jan 26 2014 Seeking: Ways to dispense and distribute a liquid over a large area with operator ease
In tests, operators tired quickly from hand application of the liquid over larger areas, and yet, heavier mechanical devices have proven to be cumbersome.
Jan 05 2014 Seeking: Minimal packaging dispensing of powders, ingredients
We need food-grade dispensing of very small quantities in a secure, hygienic manner. Product may be pre-packaged or dispensed into small packets. Seeking existing methods or new designs.
Dec 22 2013 Seeking: Biodegradable coating/binder to hold organic compounds to seeds to improve seed handling and performance
The solution could be a polymer, wax, or pigment. Polymeric materials and biodegradable plastics are interesting. Adhesion to seeds can be a challenge. For that reason, the coating can't be completely hydrophobic.
Dec 01 2013 Seeking: Super-cleanable coating for commercial/industrial equipment that is made primarily of aluminum
A variety of sticky, quick-curing materials adhere to this equipment. The coating needs to release these materials when the equipment is power-washed.
Nov 17 2013 Seeking: Biomaterials or delivery system technologies for adhesion on wet surfaces
This need is to form a smooth, homogeneous surface on a substrate under aqueous, slightly acid conditions.
Nov 10 2013 Seeking: Polymeric and non-polymeric additives that can minimize dirt accumulation and release dirt from stucco, decks, and other coated architectural surfaces
Interested in additives that are compatible with water-based systems such as acrylics and styrene-acrylics or alkyds, polyurethanes, and epoxies. Must be water-resistant after application.
Oct 27 2013 Seeking: Moisture vapor barrier technologies for flexible food packaging films that can equal or better transmission rates achieved through vacuum metallizing
High barrier rates can be achieved using resin and filler technology, either as a barrier coating or as a co-extrusion. This need seeks that technology.
Oct 13 2013 Seeking: Small-scale technologies to separate natural gas at source and produce a natural gas stream high in methane concentration
Existing industrial-scale plan processes can remove nitrogen and other impurities, but they can be large, expensive, and energy-intensive to operate. We seek a smaller scale.
Sep 08 2013 Seeking: Innovative methods and devices that deliver soothing and cleansing formulations onto the skin after bathroom visits
Western dry toilet paper can be irritating, and many people find that it does not do an effective job. Bidets are not portable. Moistened wipes have sensory issues, flushability, and septic issues.
Aug 11 2013 Seeking: A processing technology for insects in commercial poultry feed applications
Insects breed quickly and offer an under-utilized source of protein for animal feed. A production process that assures quality, availability, and low cost is needed.
Jul 21 2013 Seeking: New-product ideas from international approaches to personal cleansing after bathroom visits
The world is a big place. Different parts of the world use different products and practices. We are particularly interested in new approaches for people who have special conditions or who face particular problems, such as lack of mobility.
Jul 07 2013 Seeking: Technologies and methods to disperse highly viscous hydrophobic polyisocyanate into a water-based polyol
A pot life of at least 60 minutes is desired to make web-coating applications possible.
Jun 30 2013 Seeking: Methane gas separation from lighter and heavier molecules through adsorption techniques
Methane can be a valuable feedstock, but it is often mixed in streams with a variety of other molecules, some with greater or lesser concentrations. We want to separate methane to a high degree of purity from other molecules in the stream.
Jun 23 2013 Seeking: An active or other method to kill or eliminate C. difficile from hard surfaces
Long-term care facilities in particular are subject to outbreaks of C. diff. It can form a hard shell and enter a vegetative spore state that makes it very difficult to kill.
Jun 23 2013 Seeking: Novel technologies for industrial-scale physical separation of a variety of gases
Novel technologies do not need to do the entire job of separation. An innovative upstream technology may make conventional technologies downstream more efficient. Your solution must scale-up for large process streams.
Jun 16 2013 Seeking: Efficient and cost-effective methods to separate hydrogen from methane
Hydrogen and methane are difficult molecules to separate physically. The multiple steps necessary to reach acceptable levels of purity can become very expensive.
Jun 09 2013 Seeking: Methane gas separation from lighter and heavier molecules through adsorption techniques
Methane can be a valuable feedstock, but it is often mixed in streams with a variety of other molecules, some with greater or lesser concentrations. We want to separate methane to a high degree of purity from other molecules in the stream.
Jun 02 2013 Seeking: Defect-free dielectric coating for large area ceramic substrate, able to withstand high voltages without leakage
The relative permittivity is critical in this coating need. No gaps, voids, cracks, or pinholes are allowed.
Jun 02 2013 Seeking: Novel technologies for industrial-scale physical separation of a variety of gases
Novel technologies do not need to do the entire job of separation. An innovative upstream technology may make conventional technologies downstream more efficient. Your solution must scale-up for large process streams.
May 26 2013 Seeking: A unique nutraceutical or functional food ingredient
Your proposed nutraceutical should use a unique or patentable extraction process and derive from some food source already eaten in most parts of the world.
May 26 2013 Seeking: Efficient and cost-effective methods to separate hydrogen from methane
Hydrogen and methane are difficult molecules to separate physically. The multiple steps necessary to reach acceptable levels of purity can become very expensive.
May 19 2013 Seeking: Easy-to-use ways of adding non-slip features to homes
A spray? A film? How can we add non-slip surfaces to homes so that they are easy to remove and renew when worn?
May 19 2013 Seeking: Methane gas separation from lighter and heavier molecules through adsorption techniques
Methane can be a valuable feedstock, but it is often mixed in streams with a variety of other molecules, some with greater or lesser concentrations. We want to separate methane to a high degree of purity from other molecules in the stream.
May 12 2013 Seeking: Novel technologies for industrial-scale physical separation of a variety of gases
Novel technologies do not need to do the entire job of separation. An innovative upstream technology may make conventional technologies downstream more efficient. Your solution must scale-up for large process streams.
May 05 2013 Seeking: Efficient and cost-effective methods to separate hydrogen from methane
Hydrogen and methane are difficult molecules to separate physically. The multiple steps necessary to reach acceptable levels of purity can become very expensive.
Apr 28 2013 Seeking: Easy-to-use ways of adding non-slip features to homes
A spray? A film? How can we add non-slip surfaces to homes so that they are easy to remove and renew when worn?
Apr 28 2013 Seeking: Ways to relieve stuffy nose by adding novel sensation to saline sprays and washes
Non-drug nasal sprays are popular around the world. This organization is interested in new sensations (cooling, calming, softening, warming) to help relieve stuffy nose or to make moisturizing gentler.
Apr 21 2013 Seeking: New, easy-to-use dispensers and application methods for gelatinous pre-formed or semi-solid adhesive products
The best professional construction and joinery adhesives require mixing, pouring, and spreading. We want to eliminate the hassle and make the operation neat and clean.
Apr 14 2013 Seeking: New-generation viscosity thickeners for adhesive polymer dispersions
Sodium and potassium stearates build body and viscosity, but the stearates adversely affect shear strength after the dispersion cures.
Apr 07 2013 Seeking: Chemical or process technologies that allow low-water cleaning and waste minimization
Equipment and technologies must be compatible with the hygienic manufacture of toiletries, and should be able to recover or clean a range of product viscosities.
Apr 07 2013 Seeking: Easy-to-use ways of adding non-slip features to homes
A spray? A film? How can we add non-slip surfaces to homes so that they are easy to remove and renew when worn?
Apr 07 2013 Seeking: Methods of increasing bond strength by 4X in adhesive polymer dispersion
Adding fillers or thickeners to this polymer dispersion generally lowers bond strength. This organization needs an equivalent viscosity at greater bond strength.
Mar 31 2013 Seeking: New, easy-to-use dispensers and application methods for gelatinous pre-formed or semi-solid adhesive products
The best professional construction and joinery adhesives require mixing, pouring, and spreading. We want to eliminate the hassle and make the operation neat and clean.
Mar 24 2013 Seeking: New-generation viscosity thickeners for adhesive polymer dispersions
Sodium and potassium stearates build body and viscosity, but the stearates adversely affect shear strength after the dispersion cures.
Mar 17 2013 Seeking: Easy-to-use ways of adding non-slip features to homes
A spray? A film? How can we add non-slip surfaces to homes so that they are easy to remove and renew when worn?
Mar 17 2013 Seeking: Methods of increasing bond strength by 4X in adhesive polymer dispersion
Adding fillers or thickeners to this polymer dispersion generally lowers bond strength. This organization needs an equivalent viscosity at greater bond strength.
Mar 10 2013 Seeking: New, easy-to-use dispensers and application methods for gelatinous pre-formed or semi-solid adhesive products
The best professional construction and joinery adhesives require mixing, pouring, and spreading. We want to eliminate the hassle and make the operation neat and clean.
Mar 03 2013 Seeking: New-generation viscosity thickeners for adhesive polymer dispersions
Sodium and potassium stearates build body and viscosity, but the stearates adversely affect shear strength after the dispersion cures.
Mar 03 2013 Seeking: Release material for high-viscosity, high-heat application adhesive
Your proposed solution must be compatible with a high-speed production line running between 300-1000 fpm.
Feb 24 2013 Seeking: Methods of increasing bond strength by 4X in adhesive polymer dispersion
Adding fillers or thickeners to this polymer dispersion generally lowers bond strength. This organization needs an equivalent viscosity at greater bond strength.
Jan 27 2013 Seeking: Enhanced foam generation and stability through chemical/material technologies
Foam is a key indicator of produce efficacy and performance for consumers. Foam also has additional benefits, such as enhancing delivery of an active through skin penetration.
Dec 23 2012 Seeking: Technologies that enable preservation of the natural characteristics of high-water-content fruits and vegetables throughout processing
The natural characteristics of fruit alter during processing. This need seeks to preserve them.
Nov 25 2012 Seeking: Methods and equipment for non-invasive intra-cranial pressure measurement and monitoring
NASA needs to find a pressure-measurement technology for use on the ground and in orbit. It does not need to be flight-ready, but it must be accurate and repeatable& and independent of gravity.
Nov 18 2012 Seeking: Reusable catalyst technologies applicable to the Friedel-Crafts acylation reaction
By recycling the catalyst, this organization hopes to reduce costs and increase yield.
Oct 21 2012 Seeking: Natural food additives for positive mood enhancement
Natural ingredients in food affect mood. One example is caffeine, an adenosine receptor inhibitor. This need seeks cost-effective natural additives for food to promote positive moods.
Sep 23 2012 Seeking: Delivery technologies for liquids over wide viscosity range
Delivery and dispensing technologies rarely are optimized for the viscosity of the liquid product they have to deliver; nor do they add to the sensory aspect of using such liquids.
Sep 02 2012 Seeking: To enable faster, safer, and cheaper production of ceramic items
High-quality vitreous ceramics require hand work to remove sections of the work piece that are created for production purposes. How can this process be simplified and accelerated while maintaining quality?
Aug 26 2012 Seeking: Enhanced stabilization of beverages against microbials
Beverage stability affects product safety and shelf life. This need seeks both additives and process technologies that will counter microbials.
Aug 19 2012 Seeking: New food-grade, heat-seal adhesive for roll-coated film lids
The diverse nature of the materials used for trays and pouches makes a single solution unlikely; consequently we are seeking several possible solutions to the problem.
Aug 12 2012 Seeking: Liquid with polar/non-polar groups to bond dissimilar plastics
Must be able to be dispersed into a water-based matrix that is VOC-free or provided in a water based matrix that can be formulated to meet requirements.
Aug 12 2012 Seeking: Natural petcare food ingredients and supplements for preventing flea and tick infestations
Most technologies for eliminating fleas and ticks are pharmaceutical or therapeutic. This need seeks a food ingredient that is complementary to or that can replace those technologies.
Aug 05 2012 Seeking: Enhanced strengthening and stability of cellulose fibre-based paper board
Each time they are recycled, the fibres of cellulose-based products such as paper and corrugate lose length and strength, and last only 6-8 cycles. This need seeks to extend their useful life.
Aug 05 2012 Seeking: New food-grade, heat-seal adhesive for roll-coated film lids
The diverse nature of the materials used for trays and pouches makes a single solution unlikely; consequently we are seeking several possible solutions to the problem.
Jul 29 2012 Seeking: Liquid with polar/non-polar groups to bond dissimilar plastics
Must be able to be dispersed into a water-based matrix that is VOC-free or provided in a water based matrix that can be formulated to meet requirements.
Jul 22 2012 Seeking: New food-grade, heat-seal adhesive for roll-coated film lids
The diverse nature of the materials used for trays and pouches makes a single solution unlikely; consequently we are seeking several possible solutions to the problem.
Jul 15 2012 Seeking: Liquid with polar/non-polar groups to bond dissimilar plastics
Must be able to be dispersed into a water-based matrix that is VOC-free or provided in a water based matrix that can be formulated to meet requirements.
Jul 08 2012 Seeking: An innovative process/formulation to make fast-cooking pasta
Fast-cooking pasta (only 30% of the time of regular pasta) will require less energy and save time for the consumer.
Jul 08 2012 Seeking: Spray systems to coat entire surface area of a collection of fibers
A bundle of fibers need to be spray-treated, but current spray designs only reach the outer surface of the bundle. We need to reach the underlying fibers, too.
Jul 01 2012 Seeking: Chemical additives or coatings to prevent the migration of polysiloxane
Polysiloxane is used as a buffer between loose fibers and a steel surface, but it migrates away from the collection of fibers during processing.
Jun 24 2012 Seeking: Foam/gel coatings to prevent adhesion of cellulose fibers to steel
Cellulose fibers stick to steel forms in this application, and they need to become un-stuck. If would be best if your solution also could act to hold the fibers together.
Jun 17 2012 Seeking: Easy-to-use, low-cost, disposable diagnostic indicators/test strips
By incorporating test strips on packaging, this organization hopes to help consumers make better health and hygiene selections.
Jun 17 2012 Seeking: Spray systems to coat entire surface area of a collection of fibers
A bundle of fibers need to be spray-treated, but current spray designs only reach the outer surface of the bundle. We need to reach the underlying fibers, too.
Jun 10 2012 Seeking: Chemical additives or coatings to prevent the migration of polysiloxane
Polysiloxane is used as a buffer between loose fibers and a steel surface, but it migrates away from the collection of fibers during processing.
Jun 10 2012 Seeking: Enhanced and longer-lasting shape modulation of protein fibres
Thiol-, aldehyde-, or bisulphite-based technologies can alter the keratin fibre properties of hair, but they have significant drawbacks.
Jun 10 2012 Seeking: Transformative technologies for creating novel optical effects on packaging
The consumer sensory experience is critical to effective packaging. This company seeks packaging technologies that can be triggered by external stimuli.
Jun 03 2012 Seeking: Enhances stability and controlled interactions of proteins in liquid formulations
Consumer, biopharma, food, and agricultural products often consist of liquid formulations containing proteins in combination with a wide variety of other ingredients. We need to keep these proteins stable.
Jun 03 2012 Seeking: Foam/gel coatings to prevent adhesion of cellulose fibers to steel
Cellulose fibers stick to steel forms in this application, and they need to become un-stuck. If would be best if your solution also could act to hold the fibers together.
May 27 2012 Seeking: Easy-to-use, low-cost, disposable diagnostic indicators/test strips
By incorporating test strips on packaging, this organization hopes to help consumers make better health and hygiene selections.
May 27 2012 Seeking: New flame retardant add-in for a glass reinforced nylon 6 or nylon 6-6 base polymer
Your proposed flame retardant must allow the material to pass the UL94 V0 test at 0.8mm thickness.
May 27 2012 Seeking: Spray systems to coat entire surface area of a collection of fibers
A bundle of fibers need to be spray-treated, but current spray designs only reach the outer surface of the bundle. We need to reach the underlying fibers, too.
May 20 2012 Seeking: Chemical additives or coatings to prevent the migration of polysiloxane
Polysiloxane is used as a buffer between loose fibers and a steel surface, but it migrates away from the collection of fibers during processing.
May 20 2012 Seeking: Oxygen barrier materials, ingredients, and additives for improving food/beverage shelf life in TPE and EVA based packaging
Cost is the enemy of blocking oxygen transmission using thermoelastomers. This organization seeks an order-of-magnitude improvement in oxygen blocking, without a substantial increase in cost.
May 20 2012 Seeking: Transformative technologies for creating novel optical effects on packaging
The consumer sensory experience is critical to effective packaging. This company seeks packaging technologies that can be triggered by external stimuli.
May 13 2012 Seeking: Enhances stability and controlled interactions of proteins in liquid formulations
Consumer, biopharma, food, and agricultural products often consist of liquid formulations containing proteins in combination with a wide variety of other ingredients. We need to keep these proteins stable.
May 13 2012 Seeking: Foam/gel coatings to prevent adhesion of cellulose fibers to steel
Cellulose fibers stick to steel forms in this application, and they need to become un-stuck. If would be best if your solution also could act to hold the fibers together.
May 13 2012 Seeking: New flame retardant add-in for a glass reinforced nylon 6 or nylon 6-6 base polymer
Your proposed flame retardant must allow the material to pass the UL94 V0 test at 0.8mm thickness.
May 06 2012 Seeking: Easy-to-use, low-cost, disposable diagnostic indicators/test strips
By incorporating test strips on packaging, this organization hopes to help consumers make better health and hygiene selections.
May 06 2012 Seeking: Oxygen barrier materials, ingredients, and additives for improving food/beverage shelf life in TPE and EVA based packaging
Cost is the enemy of blocking oxygen transmission using thermoelastomers. This organization seeks an order-of-magnitude improvement in oxygen blocking, without a substantial increase in cost.
Apr 29 2012 Seeking: New flame retardant add-in for a glass reinforced nylon 6 or nylon 6-6 base polymer
Your proposed flame retardant must allow the material to pass the UL94 V0 test at 0.8mm thickness.
Apr 29 2012 Seeking: Transformative technologies for creating novel optical effects on packaging
The consumer sensory experience is critical to effective packaging. This company seeks packaging technologies that can be triggered by external stimuli.
Apr 22 2012 Seeking: Enhances stability and controlled interactions of proteins in liquid formulations
Consumer, biopharma, food, and agricultural products often consist of liquid formulations containing proteins in combination with a wide variety of other ingredients. We need to keep these proteins stable.
Apr 22 2012 Seeking: Oxygen barrier materials, ingredients, and additives for improving food/beverage shelf life in TPE and EVA based packaging
Cost is the enemy of blocking oxygen transmission using thermoelastomers. This organization seeks an order-of-magnitude improvement in oxygen blocking, without a substantial increase in cost.
Apr 15 2012 Seeking: New flame retardant add-in for a glass reinforced nylon 6 or nylon 6-6 base polymer
Your proposed flame retardant must allow the material to pass the UL94 V0 test at 0.8mm thickness.
Apr 08 2012 Seeking: Oxygen barrier materials, ingredients, and additives for improving food/beverage shelf life in TPE and EVA based packaging
Cost is the enemy of blocking oxygen transmission using thermoelastomers. This organization seeks an order-of-magnitude improvement in oxygen blocking, without a substantial increase in cost.
Mar 11 2012 Seeking: Materials or processes that form mesh-based sheets/films/fabrics with high optical clarity and low haze
Materials exist that provide the required optical clarity, but the fabric-making process drives the costs too high.
Mar 04 2012 Seeking: New product opportunities around our recycled rubber crumb material
Rubber crumb is used extensively in landscape and construction. This company is looking for innovative new ideas for ways to use the product, and is willing to partner and invest.
Jan 29 2012 Seeking: New product opportunities around our recycled rubber crumb material
Rubber crumb is used extensively in landscape and construction. This company is looking for innovative new ideas for ways to use the product, and is willing to partner and invest.
Dec 18 2011 Seeking: Halogen-free fire retardants for cables that produce minimal smoke/fire, and could meet UL cable-burn testing criteria
A solution that exhibits a thermally insulative char during combustion and that maintains structural integrity during burn testing would be of interest.
Nov 13 2011 Seeking: Manufacturing methods to deposit a consistent and even layer of inorganic material on a large metal substrate
Alternative methods of deposition, more precise crucibles, or other solutions that produce a high-yield, high-precision layer of a salt on a metal substrate are of interest.
Oct 30 2011 Seeking: Natural ingredients for foods that improve insulin-sensitivity and/or post absorptive glucose control
This organization is seeking non-drug ingredients that naturally improve insulin sensitivity.
Oct 16 2011 Seeking: Technologies, methods, processes, or coatings for the surface of steel which decrease the surface frictional coefficient
Is it possible to build steel components that have a lowered coefficient of friction for the service life of the system?
Oct 09 2011 Seeking: Ways to maintain especially tight, minimal-leak distances between rotating and static surfaces in a jet engine
An engine is cold at start-up, must perform at takeoff, handle all flight regimes, and spool down, all without the vanes touching the static engine case.
Sep 18 2011 Seeking: Direct Cysteine recovery from fermentation broth
This organization is looking for competitive methods by which L-Cysteine can be recovered directly from the fermenter.
Sep 11 2011 Seeking: A non-coating surface treatment for stainless steel that offers high-release properties
Your proposed solution should not modify the appearance of the neat metal and should stand up to moderate heat (500F) in an alkaline environment.
Sep 11 2011 Seeking: Pathogen-inactivation technologies for blood transfusion medicine
There is no way to know if blood is free from all known pathogens, and unknown pathogens may emerge. This need seeks a way to inactivate all pathogens in blood, known and unknown.
Aug 21 2011 Seeking: Longer-lasting optical benefits in skin-care formulations
Skin-care products often form films that enhance skin appearance, but the film structure breaks down upon drying. This reduces the effectiveness of particulates in the product.
Aug 14 2011 Seeking: Ways to reduce the fat content of commercial baked goods while maintaining high quality and freshness
Mouth feel and texture are critical to quality baked goods at reduced fat levels. Emulating the plasticizer function of fat may be the key to this need.
Jul 31 2011 Seeking: Crucible and/or electrode + crucible combination for thermal vapor deposition process
An irreproducible thermal shape change in a crucible leads to variations in the vapor cloud. This company needs a method for a more reproducible thickness in the deposited layer.
Jul 17 2011 Seeking: Flexible, streamlined manufacturing in liquid processing
We are looking for discontinuous improvements in process agility, allowing a step-change in responsiveness to changing customer needs: line change-over in 1 minute versus 30 minutes today.
Jul 10 2011 Seeking: Non-smoke, non-halogenated fire retardants for wiring jacket applications
Wiring jackets must be thin enough to flex, yet retard fire and protect wiring, and all without affecting expected performance of the wiring or unacceptably increasing costs.
Jun 05 2011 Seeking: Very sensitive but robust sensors for ethane and methane detection
Ethane and methane are both stable compounds, but their presence in this application indicates a pending failure. Early detection is important, but the environment is challenging.
May 29 2011 Seeking: The process for the deamination of alpha-amino lactones or lactams
Cost and yield are the criteria in seeking a commercially competitive process to manufacture cyclic lactones and lactams.
May 22 2011 Seeking: Process to recover strong acids from sugar and acid mixture
Strong acids can help biomass hydrolysis, but must be recovered and reused.
May 15 2011 Seeking: Process for separating branched-chain amino acids
How can we separate out valine from other BCAAs when molecular sizes and charge groups are very similar? We need high-purity valine.
May 08 2011 Seeking: Process to recover strong acids from sugar and acid mixture
Strong acids can help biomass hydrolysis, but must be recovered and reused.
May 08 2011 Seeking: Ways to preserve the coating on core-shell particles during thermoplastic mix processing
Aggressive mixing action deforms particles and scrapes off, cracks, or otherwise removes the extremely thin particle coating.
May 01 2011 Seeking: Process for separating branched-chain amino acids
How can we separate out valine from other BCAAs when molecular sizes and charge groups are very similar? We need high-purity valine.
May 01 2011 Seeking: The delivery of opacity in paint film that reduces the need for Titanium Dioxide (TiO2)
Titanium dioxide and calcium carbonate help make paint films opaque after they have been applied and have dried. What ways are there to deliver opaque paints without these chemicals?
Apr 24 2011 Seeking: Process to recover strong acids from sugar and acid mixture
Strong acids can help biomass hydrolysis, but must be recovered and reused.
Apr 17 2011 Seeking: Process for separating branched-chain amino acids
How can we separate out valine from other BCAAs when molecular sizes and charge groups are very similar? We need high-purity valine.
Apr 10 2011 Seeking: Ceramic slurry coating/impregnation technology
The ceramic coating is not sufficiently even and homogeneous throughout these foam filters, possibly leading to inconsistent performance. This company needs to increase the consistency and precision of the applied coating.
Apr 03 2011 Seeking: Solution to filter light to high specification
As instrument duties become more exacting and power levels increase, thermal expansion and mechanical resilience become more critical to filter performance.
Mar 27 2011 Seeking: Methods to move non-systemic or non-translaminar molecules into plant
Moving molecules into plants is difficult. A collection of barriers make the uptake of pesticides by plants slow and inefficient. We need a method that allows molecules to penetrate and to open up epidermal cells.
Mar 20 2011 Seeking: Methods to increase insecticide uptake
Insect bodies possess several barriers against insecticides: chitin, cuticle, and gut membranes. This need seeks new ways to move more pesticide molecules past those barriers and into the insect.
Mar 13 2011 Seeking: Pesticides with new mode of action
Over the past century, virtually every herbicide, fungicide, and insecticide has engendered resistance in the pest species treated. New modes of action will overcome this resistance.
Mar 06 2011 Seeking: Methods to move non-systemic or non-translaminar molecules into plant
Moving molecules into plants is difficult. A collection of barriers make the uptake of pesticides by plants slow and inefficient. We need a method that allows molecules to penetrate and to open up epidermal cells.
Feb 27 2011 Seeking: Methods to increase insecticide uptake
Insect bodies possess several barriers against insecticides: chitin, cuticle, and gut membranes. This need seeks new ways to move more pesticide molecules past those barriers and into the insect.
Feb 20 2011 Seeking: Pesticides with new mode of action
Over the past century, virtually every herbicide, fungicide, and insecticide has engendered resistance in the pest species treated. New modes of action will overcome this resistance.
Feb 20 2011 Seeking: Rheology modification for phase-inversion miniemulsion formulation
A Newtonian fluid leaks from its container. Increasing its viscosity would solve the problem& but the fluid must revert to low viscosity outside the container.
Jan 23 2011 Seeking: Methods to reliably extract skin microflora samples from the skin surface including, skin folds, sweat glands, and hair follicles
This organization wants to increase its understanding of the microbial diversity of the skin surface of the human body. Your technique must be robust, but must not harm the underlying skin structure or treat it harshly.
Jan 23 2011 Seeking: Solution for heavy metal and toxin removal
Currently, toxic waste dust must be shipped from steel plants to secure landfill sites. This organization wants to treat the dust locally so that it becomes less toxic and less reactive.
Jan 16 2011 Seeking: Ways to reduce the fat content of commercial baked goods while maintaining high quality and freshness
Mouth feel and texture are critical to quality baked goods at reduced fat levels. Emulating the plasticizer function of fat may be the key to this need.
Dec 26 2010 Seeking Next-generation topical warming innovations that produce heat on the skin
Heat is comforting and therapeutic. This organization wants to create physical heat or the feeling of heat for use with a variety of their actives.
Dec 19 2010 Seeking: Cost-effective, lightweight material that can be used as a steel replacement for containers with a burst pressure of 1200 bar
Hydraulic accumulators offer an alternative hybrid power source for cars and light trucks. The current generation is too big and weighs too much.
Dec 12 2010 Seeking: New energy storage system
Hydraulic hybrid systems potentially provide a lower cost, more efficient alternative to hybrid electric vehicles, and are in use in large trucks. This organization wants to bring them to smaller vehicles.
Dec 05 2010 Seeking: Compact image projection and display technologies, components, or systems able to incorporate augmented reality
Real-time driving information appearing in front of the driver prevents the driver from having to take his eyes off the road.
Nov 28 2010 Seeking: Cost-effective, lightweight material that can be used as a steel replacement for containers with a burst pressure of 1200 bar
Hydraulic accumulators offer an alternative hybrid power source for cars and light trucks. The current generation is too big and weighs too much.
Nov 21 2010 Seeking: New energy storage system
Hydraulic hybrid systems potentially provide a lower cost, more efficient alternative to hybrid electric vehicles, and are in use in large trucks. This organization wants to bring them to smaller vehicles.
Nov 14 2010 Seeking: Compact image projection and display technologies, components, or systems able to incorporate augmented reality
Real-time driving information appearing in front of the driver prevents the driver from having to take his eyes off the road.
Nov 07 2010 Seeking: Cost-effective, lightweight material that can be used as a steel replacement for containers with a burst pressure of 1200 bar
Hydraulic accumulators offer an alternative hybrid power source for cars and light trucks. The current generation is too big and weighs too much.
Oct 31 2010 Seeking: New energy storage system
Hydraulic hybrid systems potentially provide a lower cost, more efficient alternative to hybrid electric vehicles, and are in use in large trucks. This organization wants to bring them to smaller vehicles.
Oct 24 2010 Seeking: Compact image projection and display technologies, components, or systems able to incorporate augmented reality
Real-time driving information appearing in front of the driver prevents the driver from having to take his eyes off the road.
Oct 17 2010 Seeking: Food ingredients or natural actives that enhance sleep duration or quality
Hormones and neurotransmitters are involved in effecting sleep. Potential solutions may include agonists or actives that increase the potency of existing sleep-enhancing ingredients or behaviors.
Oct 17 2010 Seeking: Methods that detect contaminants, microbes, or general cleanliness on hands, surfaces, and the environment
Cleaning should not be a matter of faith. We want to find ways to know if cleaning has been successful or if it is needed, and our interest goes beyond the countertop.
Oct 10 2010 Seeking: Cheap, effective water treatment system to enable the use and/or re-use of dirty waste water
When clothes are washed in a bucket or small tub that contains a minimal amount of water, the wash and rinse water rapidly become burdened with dirt and soap. This organization needs to clean that water, cheaply.
Oct 10 2010 Seeking: Sanitizing and disinfection methods that do not use UV, chemicals, or liquid
Think broadly about new ways to sanitize and disinfect. Remove microbes from hand or countertop without liquid and without leaving behind a chemical residue that achieves the kill.
Oct 03 2010 Seeking: Methods that detect contaminants, microbes, or general cleanliness on hands, surfaces, and the environment
Cleaning should not be a matter of faith. We want to find ways to know if cleaning has been successful or if it is needed, and our interest goes beyond the countertop.
Sep 26 2010 Seeking: Sanitizing and disinfection methods that do not use UV, chemicals, or liquid
Think broadly about new ways to sanitize and disinfect. Remove microbes from hand or countertop without liquid and without leaving behind a chemical residue that achieves the kill.
Sep 19 2010 Seeking: Methods that detect contaminants, microbes, or general cleanliness on hands, surfaces, and the environment
Cleaning should not be a matter of faith. We want to find ways to know if cleaning has been successful or if it is needed, and our interest goes beyond the countertop.
Sep 12 2010 Seeking: High-barrier, non-foil, flexible food packaging for long-duration storage at minimal weight
Weight and foil are two special difficulties this organization is trying to overcome with new food packaging, in an application where every fractional ounce matters.
Sep 12 2010 Seeking: Sanitizing and disinfection methods that do not use UV, chemicals, or liquid
Think broadly about new ways to sanitize and disinfect. Remove microbes from hand or countertop without liquid and without leaving behind a chemical residue that achieves the kill.
Aug 22 2010 Seeking: Greener technologies to inhibit colors from attaching to polyquaternium on fibers and textiles
PQs are used in many personal care products, but they can stain fabrics by picking up color molecules in the wash. We want to find new ways of blocking this behavior.
Aug 15 2010 Seeking: Ammonium (NH4) probe-type sensor for bio-fermentation process monitoring
Commercially available sensors for water treatment monitoring cannot be applied to bio-fermentation processes because they are not autoclavable and their detection range is relatively low.
Aug 01 2010 Seeking: Ammonium (NH4) probe-type sensor for bio-fermentation process monitoring
Commercially available sensors for water treatment monitoring cannot be applied to bio-fermentation processes because they are not autoclavable and their detection range is relatively low.
Jul 18 2010 Seeking: Ammonium (NH4) probe-type sensor for bio-fermentation process monitoring
Commercially available sensors for water treatment monitoring cannot be applied to bio-fermentation processes because they are not autoclavable and their detection range is relatively low.
Jul 18 2010 Seeking: Printable electrical heating element or film, bonded to metal surface
This organization needs to print or otherwise transfer a thin heating element to a metal substrate. The heating element must bond with the metal and not delaminate even after many heating/cooling cycles.
Jul 04 2010 Seeking: Ammonium (NH4) probe-type sensor for bio-fermentation process monitoring
Commercially available sensors for water treatment monitoring cannot be applied to bio-fermentation processes because they are not autoclavable and their detection range is relatively low.
Jun 13 2010 Seeking: Carbon-based nanotubes that scale with better conductivity
It is not clear whether carbon nanotubes will scale well or whether they will be too expensive to use if they do. But nanotube offer exciting conductivity at the single-nanotube scale.
Jun 06 2010 Seeking: System for qualitative analysis of microorganisms and their taxonomic classification
A new single assay is needed to classify a microorganism if known; and if unknown, can flag it for further testing.
May 30 2010 Seeking: Topical delivery options for oil-soluble large molecules
It is especially difficult to get large molecules through the layers of skin where they can encounter the nerves. Dosage control and timed delivery are important.
May 09 2010 Seeking: Topical probiotics for skin care, with anti-aging effects and to help improve problem skin
Until now, most probiotic work has been to bring beneficial microorganisms to internal processes such as digestion. We want to bring probiotics to skin care.
May 02 2010 Seeking: New hand-sanitizing options that help the skin and help stop the spread of infection caused by touching
Can you produce a Log4 reduction within 15 seconds of contact? Is there an additional benefit to your method, device, or ingredient?
May 02 2010 Seeking: New pigment particles and other methods for improving skin coloration, evening its tone, and masking imperfections
Pigments each have a unique shape and reflectance. This need seeks materials or technologies that achieve the proper light reflectance while still appearing natural.
Apr 25 2010 Seeking: A method for attaining extreme cantilever using a coilable material
Extend the loose end of a small coil of lightweight material without external support for more than 168 inches. There is no additional load on the cantilever other than the weight of the beam.
Apr 25 2010 Seeking: Printed electronics technologies that enable lower-cost inks and conductivity of about one amp
Printing approaches make circuitry faster and potentially less expensive to produce, but conductivity of the traces, adhesion, trace thickness, and cost of the ink are all issues.
Apr 25 2010 Seeking: Technologies for disinfecting soft surfaces, electronics, and objects and other parts of the house not conveniently cleaned
Without special effort, a surprising number of surfaces in the home are cleaned only rarely. When did you last disinfect a teddy bear?
Apr 18 2010 Seeking: Polymer/carbon or other lightweight, flexible materials with conductivity approaching copper and aluminum
This organization needs a weight-saving alternative to sheets, and wires of copper and aluminum that can operate at specific frequencies.
Apr 18 2010 Seeking: Preventing growth of and removing microorganisms and biofilms from a potable water system
This water could be stored for as much as a year, and is the sole source for people using the system.
Apr 18 2010 Seeking: Topical probiotics for skin care, with anti-aging effects and to help improve problem skin
Until now, most probiotic work has been to bring beneficial microorganisms to internal processes such as digestion. We want to bring probiotics to skin care.
Apr 11 2010 Seeking: Methods and design for a tape measure with over 4 meters (14 feet) of unsupported horizontal extension
New materials or cross-sections are fair game when redesigning a tool everyone knows and knows how to use.
Apr 11 2010 Seeking: Methods of attaching/grafting linear alpha-olefins onto PE, polyester elastomers, fluoros, and other polymers
The terminal double-bond functional group must be retained in the final polymer.
Apr 11 2010 Seeking: New hand-sanitizing options that help the skin and help stop the spread of infection caused by touching
Can you produce a Log4 reduction within 15 seconds of contact? Is there an additional benefit to your method, device, or ingredient?
Apr 04 2010 Seeking: Preventing growth of and removing microorganisms and biofilms from a potable water system
This water could be stored for as much as a year, and is the sole source for people using the system.
Apr 04 2010 Seeking: Technologies for disinfecting soft surfaces, electronics, and objects and other parts of the house not conveniently cleaned
Without special effort, a surprising number of surfaces in the home are cleaned only rarely. When did you last disinfect a teddy bear?
Mar 28 2010 Seeking: A method for attaining extreme cantilever using a coilable material
Extend the loose end of a small coil of lightweight material without external support for more than 168 inches. There is no additional load on the cantilever other than the weight of the beam.
Mar 28 2010 Seeking: Low-cost surfactant and surface tension modification technologies to boost foam formation
Surfactants are expensive. Your proposed solution should enhance the speed and volume of foam production as well as lower our surfactant costs.
Mar 28 2010 Seeking: Printed electronics technologies that enable lower-cost inks and conductivity of about one amp
Printing approaches make circuitry faster and potentially less expensive to produce, but conductivity of the traces, adhesion, trace thickness, and cost of the ink are all issues.
Mar 28 2010 Seeking: Topical probiotics for skin care, with anti-aging effects and to help improve problem skin
Until now, most probiotic work has been to bring beneficial microorganisms to internal processes such as digestion. We want to bring probiotics to skin care.
Mar 21 2010 Seeking: New hand-sanitizing options that help the skin and help stop the spread of infection caused by touching
Can you produce a Log4 reduction within 15 seconds of contact? Is there an additional benefit to your method, device, or ingredient?
Mar 21 2010 Seeking: Polymer/carbon or other lightweight, flexible materials with conductivity approaching copper and aluminum
This organization needs a weight-saving alternative to sheets, and wires of copper and aluminum that can operate at specific frequencies.
Mar 21 2010 Seeking: Preventing growth of and removing microorganisms and biofilms from a potable water system
This water could be stored for as much as a year, and is the sole source for people using the system.
Mar 14 2010 Seeking: Methods and design for a tape measure with over 4 meters (14 feet) of unsupported horizontal extension
New materials or cross-sections are fair game when redesigning a tool everyone knows and knows how to use.
Mar 14 2010 Seeking: Methods of attaching/grafting linear alpha-olefins onto PE, polyester elastomers, fluoros, and other polymers
The terminal double-bond functional group must be retained in the final polymer.
Mar 14 2010 Seeking: Natural preservatives for beverages
Natural, stable, non-toxic, and antimicrobial preservatives should have an ability to be formulated for a range of different pH values.
Mar 14 2010 Seeking: Technologies for disinfecting soft surfaces, electronics, and objects and other parts of the house not conveniently cleaned
Without special effort, a surprising number of surfaces in the home are cleaned only rarely. When did you last disinfect a teddy bear?
Mar 07 2010 Seeking: Polymer/carbon or other lightweight, flexible materials with conductivity approaching copper and aluminum
This organization needs a weight-saving alternative to sheets, and wires of copper and aluminum that can operate at specific frequencies.
Mar 07 2010 Seeking: Preventing growth of and removing microorganisms and biofilms from a potable water system
This water could be stored for as much as a year, and is the sole source for people using the system.
Feb 28 2010 Seeking: Methods of attaching/grafting linear alpha-olefins onto PE, polyester elastomers, fluoros, and other polymers
The terminal double-bond functional group must be retained in the final polymer.
Feb 28 2010 Seeking: Natural preservatives for beverages
Natural, stable, non-toxic, and antimicrobial preservatives should have an ability to be formulated for a range of different pH values.
Feb 21 2010 Seeking: Polymer/carbon or other lightweight, flexible materials with conductivity approaching copper and aluminum
This organization needs a weight-saving alternative to sheets, and wires of copper and aluminum that can operate at specific frequencies.
Feb 14 2010 Seeking: Methods of attaching/grafting linear alpha-olefins onto PE, polyester elastomers, fluoros, and other polymers
The terminal double-bond functional group must be retained in the final polymer.
Feb 14 2010 Seeking: Natural preservatives for beverages
Natural, stable, non-toxic, and antimicrobial preservatives should have an ability to be formulated for a range of different pH values.
Feb 07 2010 Seeking: Accurate measurement techniques for deep-bone density and structure
The microarchitecture of the bones may predict strength and fracture danger, but soft tissues produce too much noise for good imaging.
Feb 07 2010 Seeking: Chemical or biological approaches to eliminate dark spots and areas on the skin
Over time, conditions such as acne, sun exposure, and aging cause blemishes that make the skin look uneven. Are there chemical or biological solutions for evening out skin tone?
Jan 24 2010 Seeking: Chemical or biological approaches to eliminate dark spots and areas on the skin
Over time, conditions such as acne, sun exposure, and aging cause blemishes that make the skin look uneven. Are there chemical or biological solutions for evening out skin tone?
Jan 17 2010 Seeking: Game-changing technology for drilling/cutting/separating materials
It takes some imagination to supersede ancient concepts like the wedge and the inclined plane (the basis for the saw and the drill), but that is what we are looking for: new concepts for separating and removing material.
Jan 10 2010 Seeking: Chemical or biological approaches to eliminate dark spots and areas on the skin
Over time, conditions such as acne, sun exposure, and aging cause blemishes that make the skin look uneven. Are there chemical or biological solutions for evening out skin tone?
Jan 10 2010 Seeking: New and novel adhesive platform or components
Balancing the compromise of adhesion versus ease of removal and then the moisture management versus erosion resistance is a constant challenge that we are seeking to resolve.
Jan 03 2010 Seeking: Foam booster that reduces final formula cost by 25%
Rich creamy foam is a consumer indicator of quality cleansing products. This company is seeking a way to boost foam and also lower the final formula cost.
Dec 27 2009 Seeking: Novel new sensations and materials for lip products
Lips are one of the most sensitive areas of the body. We want to warm them, cool them, make them tingle, and cause other new sensations. And prolong them.
Dec 20 2009 Seeking: Fast-acting, topical acne treatments for OTC
Fast-acting means able to remove the presence of acne within 24 hours and preferably within 12. An ideal solution has solid safety and efficacy data.
Dec 13 2009 Seeking: Fast-acting, topical acne treatments for OTC
Fast-acting means able to remove the presence of acne within 24 hours and preferably within 12. An ideal solution has solid safety and efficacy data.
Dec 06 2009 Seeking: Foam booster that reduces final formula cost by 25%
Rich creamy foam is a consumer indicator of quality cleansing products. This company is seeking a way to boost foam and also lower the final formula cost.
Nov 29 2009 Seeking: Colourless anti-reflective and ultraviolet-blocking coating at low cost
A key challenge with AR/UV coatings is the colour from the two layers that requires a third layer for compensation and increases the expense.
Nov 29 2009 Seeking: Novel new sensations and materials for lip products
Lips are one of the most sensitive areas of the body. We want to warm them, cool them, make them tingle, and cause other new sensations. And prolong them.
Nov 22 2009 Seeking: Foam booster that reduces final formula cost by 25%
Rich creamy foam is a consumer indicator of quality cleansing products. This company is seeking a way to boost foam and also lower the final formula cost.
Nov 15 2009 Seeking: Fast-acting, topical acne treatments for OTC
Fast-acting means able to remove the presence of acne within 24 hours and preferably within 12. An ideal solution has solid safety and efficacy data.
Nov 15 2009 Seeking: Novel new sensations and materials for lip products
Lips are one of the most sensitive areas of the body. We want to warm them, cool them, make them tingle, and cause other new sensations. And prolong them.
Oct 18 2009 Seeking: Protecting anodized aluminum in a highly alkaline environment
The interior of a dishwasher can reach pH values of almost 12. An anodized aluminum surface exposed to such conditions quickly de-anodizes, exposing the soft metal underneath. How to prevent it?
Sep 27 2009 Seeking: Low-friction surface for ready-to-use catheter
Those who must self-catheterize need a catheter surface that will minimize any tissue trauma. Current methods are messy and may not maintain sterility. A non-coating approach would be best.
Sep 27 2009 Seeking: One-handed ergonomic approach to pliers/cutter that easily snips Romex, strapping, nails, and small screws
Wiring a building requires tens of thousands of wire cuts. The repetitive movement can be enormously tiring. A new-generation tool can help.
Sep 20 2009 Seeking: To improve thermoplastic (especially polyolefin) performance properties by using additives, reinforcers, etc.
No restriction between organic or inorganic additives. Your additive must work with an extruder or compounder.
May 24 2009 One-megapixel infrared light detector
Think of a CCD chip with high sensitivity in the infrared around 1300nm. The pixels must be individually addressable.
May 10 2009 Seeking: A non-fluoro-based textile repellency treatment against oil- and water-borne stains
Fluorochemicals make water and oil exhibit a high contact angle on surfaces. This organization seeks a unique, effective, and solvent-free replacement for fluorochemicals.
Feb 15 2009 Seeking: A drug dosage form and contract manufacturer for tablet-in-tablet prototypes for clinical studies
A dosage form is the physical form that drugs take for delivery. This need seeks a drug developer to design a specific dosage form.
Feb 01 2009 Seeking: Manufacturing method for joining elastic materials
This company needs a way to join natural or synthetic rubber so that it can withstand a 25lb tensile load. Adhesives lack the strength of a chemical bond or weld, weaken over time, and lead to joint failure. The solution must be cost-effective.
Jan 18 2009 Seeking: Lowering the pH of food without affecting taste
High heat treatments for sterilization or the addition of food acids to lower the pH of foods have a detrimental effect on food consistency, taste, and nutritional value. This organization needs a new alternative.
Nov 30 2008 Novel technologies and products for(do-it-yourself shipping
Several billions of packages are shipped in the US alone each year. This need seeks a way for a small enterprise to manage the mailing and shipping process in a timely, reliable manner in a do-it-yourself way.
Aug 17 2008 Seeking a commercially viable way to convert high molecular weight polymer emulsions to a dry form
VOC limits and the cost of shipping lead this company to seek a powdered form of their emulsions. The heavy polymer is not soluble in polar solvents such as acetone or low alcohols.
Jul 20 2008 Reducing free fatty acids (FFA) in frying oil
Fats used for frying undergo specific chemical changes during use. This food manufacturer is looking for a technology to extend the usability of its frying oils by reducing the FFAs created during frying.
Jul 06 2008 Seeking: A way to modulate and control face and body hair growth
Effective management of unwanted body hair is a global unmet consumer need. We seek a technology that can reduce the frequency of shaving, waxing, and tweezing.
Jun 22 2008 New products and technology for the small business and home office market
Seeking new kinds of consumable products — labels, folders, organizers, printed personalization, and software — to enhance office productivity.
Apr 20 2008 Natural technology for food preservation
This organization is seeking a natural preservative for a variety of stages within the food production chain from feedstock through to consumer use. New production processes or application techniques are also of interest.
Mar 30 2008 Therapeutic Thermal Wrap for Knee or Wrist
A self-contained thermal wrap that provides pain relief for 8-12 hours is sought. Temperature control must be accurate and prolonged, and the wrap needs to encompass a knee, wrist, or similar flexible area.
Mar 23 2008 Substance with high affinity for large antigen molecules
Antibodies are used extensively in diagnostics and as therapeutic agents. This need seeks a substance with high affinity to a given analyte and a high speed of binding.
Mar 02 2008 Intelligent Multi-Sensor Control Systems to Manage Lighting
Lighting can enhance the ambience or functionality of a given environment. This need seeks intelligent sensor interpretation to make lighting changes based on individual position, tasks, experience, or other parameters.
Jan 27 2008 Seeking Innovative Consumer Product Packaging Designs and Techniques
Unique and innovative packaging saves money, protects the product, and offers new capabilities such as location tracking or freshness assurance. This need seeks new packaging designs and techniques.
Oct 07 2007 Inhibit or Deactivate Specific Plant Enzymes that Interfere with Processing
Enzymes activated by processing decrease the thickening power of fruit solids. Inhibiting these enzymes, preferably without heat, will help processing and the final product.
Oct 07 2007 Reflective Aerosol
Foggers have been used for many years for visual effects and entertainment. This need seeks an aerosol with specific optical and reflectivity properties that can be manipulated by laser light, and which is safe for human contact.
Aug 05 2007 Low-VOC Binder/Resin System
Upcoming changes in legislation mandate reduction of VOCs present in paints. As an integral component of paint, the binders/resins therefore need to be low-VOC.
Jun 03 2007 Maintain Food Crispiness from Freezer Storage to Microwave Preparation
Frozen foods often become soggy, dry, or rubbery when heated in the microwave. How can this be prevented?
Apr 29 2007 Remote Cloud-Height and Visibility Sensing for Weather and Aviation
Remote or emergency airfields often have no weather reporting facilities. An automated system that can determine and report cloud height and visibility would increase operational safety.
Apr 08 2007 Sustainable Process for Green Polymer Production
Conventional, non-sustainable production processes for polymers are becoming increasingly difficult to justify. This need seeks economical, sustainable green polymers.
Apr 01 2007 Environmentally Friendly Surfactants
The need for green surfactants has grown, but large-scale chemical processes to support them have been lacking. A substantial improvement in sustainability is needed.
Mar 25 2007 Sustainable Process for Green Polymer Production
Conventional, non-sustainable production processes for polymers are becoming increasingly difficult to justify. This need seeks economical, sustainable green polymers.
Mar 18 2007 Replace Existing Solvents with Environmentally "Green" Chemistries
Coatings, inks, adhesives, metal cleaning, and electronics are all industries in need of solvents that minimize environmental impact.
Mar 11 2007 Environmentally Friendly Surfactants
The need for green surfactants has grown, but large-scale chemical processes to support them have been lacking. A substantial improvement in sustainability is needed.
Mar 04 2007 Replace Existing Solvents with Environmentally "Green" Chemistries
Coatings, inks, adhesives, metal cleaning, and electronics are all industries in need of solvents that minimize environmental impact.
Feb 25 2007 Environmentally Friendly Surfactants
The need for green surfactants has grown, but large-scale chemical processes to support them have been lacking. A substantial improvement in sustainability is needed.
Feb 11 2007 Replace Existing Solvents with Environmentally "Green" Chemistries
Coatings, inks, adhesives, metal cleaning, and electronics are all industries in need of solvents that minimize environmental impact.
Nov 19 2006 Technologies to Enhance Moisture Vapor Transmission
Seeking a substance to increase the transmission of moisture and vapor across textiles.
Mar 20 2005 Seeking Patents for LCOS Displays
LCOS promises extremely high-definition displays. This organization wants patents relating to technology that make them thinner, faster, brighter, and with even higher performance.
Oct 17 2004 Seeking MIMO-Related Technologies
Ultra-fast wireless LANs are coming. This organization seeks US patents for the MIMO technologies that may be part of those LANs.
Sep 19 2004 Enhancing MOS/CMOS Image Sensors
MOS image sensor technology is a significant advance over CCD, but also presents problems. This organization seeks US patents that bear on solving MOS problems or on enhancing MOS advantages in an image sensor chip on a camera.
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Feb 20 2014 Heart therapies, solar collector, and OI portals for your company
Jan 22 2014 Applying liquids, reflecting high-angle sun, and overcoming delay
Dec 10 2013 Seed coating, micro-organism detector, and innovation as contact sport
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