Available Technologies by Category
Orthogonally Polarized Light as Selectable Wavelengths
  • Future UDWDM-PON application
  • Simplified ONU
  • Low power dissipation ONU
Organ Transplant Decision Aid
  • Simple – easy-to-use interface for entering patient and donor characteristics
  • Flexible – separate survival models use different variables which enhance the performance of each model
  • Multifaceted – calculates survival probabilities for multiple organs where current technologies only determine survival probability for kidneys
Optimized Boolean Form
  • Eliminates the possibility of causing exponential growth
  • Simplified solution
OptiFlo - A Single Ventricle Heart Repair Device
  • Improved quality of life­– optimizes blood flow and improves post-operative results by reducing recovery time
  • Assistive– reduces work for single ventricle
  • Controllable – proposed device regulates blood flow and pressure
Optical Wireless Communications System Self-Powered by Triboelectric Nanogenerator
  • High capacity: Utilizes optical electromagnetic frequencies for transmission to bypass the crowding from other wireless service providers
  • Sustainable: Sources renewable energy via the TENG
  • Practical: Contains parameters and techniques that can be optimized for different circumstances
Optical Fiber-Based Solar Cells
  • Remote function
  • Greater mobility
  • Can be hidden and located off the surface where sunlight is unavailable
Optical Delay Scanner
  • Efficient – provides 10-times lower wave-front aberration than the best comparable dispersion-free delay line  
  • Simple – simplifies the spectroscopic coherent Raman imaging (CRI) approach
Optical Architecture Enables High-Performance Chips
  • High performance: Provides efficient, practical, and manufacturable optical computing solutions for a variety of platforms
  • Efficient: Permits a new way of designing high-performance computing and decision-making tasks using manufacturable solutions with high-speed processing, despite fabrication imperfections
  • Flexible: Offers photonic chips in a variety of material platforms (i.e., silicon, silicon nitride) and meta-surface arrays implemented in hybrid platforms that combine dielectrics and nonlinear/reconfigurable materials
Online Semantic Analysis by Text Embedding
  • Better performance compared to the conventional natural language processing methods
Novel Wireless Network Architecture with Frame Aggregation Scheme
  • Innovative: Addresses increased latency in the power-saving geophone relay scheme using an optimized frame aggregation analytical model
  • High efficiency: Saves power with a carefully designed FA-PSGR scheme for extended survey duration
  • Intelligent: Maintains real-time data acquisition by turning geophones on “sleep mode” during idle periods, reducing channel bandwidth
Novel Thin-Film Coatings for Enhanced Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (SOFC) Cathodes
  • Enhances activity and stability: Electro-catalytic activity and stability were enhanced in symmetrical and anode-supported cells.
  • Eliminates technical hurdles: By reducing operating temperatures to 700°C or lower, this process makes SOFCs more commercially feasible.
  • Efficient: The efficient one-step infiltration process enables implementation for typical SOFC fabrication.
Novel Silicon Radiation Detector Enabled By Tunnel Oxide Passivating Contact
  • The technology passivates the bottom surface well and suppresses electron recombination near the bottom contact, resulting in low leakage current.
  • Passivating the silicon surface and decreasing hole recombination near the front contact leads to low recombination current density at the surface and low effective contact resistivity.
  • An extremely low J0 for the tunnel oxide passivating contact on both sides yields a higher energy resolution and lower noise level.
Novel Repressor Proteins for Gene Regulation and CRISPRi
  • The new CRISPRi platform uses novel fusion proteins to specifically inhibit target genes of interest and overcome the off-target issues with existing CRISPR platforms already on the market.
  • The technology can be used as a life science tool and/or for diagnostics and therapeutics.
  • The platform aims to limit off-target editing, circumvent incomplete gene knockdown sgRNA sequence-dependent repression activity, and variable performance across human cancer cell lines.
Novel Polymer Hybrid Improves Stability of Implantable Devices
  • Strong: Provides structural stability and enhanced cellular adhesion for implant materials
  • Biocompatible: Reduces the risk for complications that could arise with the use of chemical components
  • Customizable: Permits easy incorporation of various nanomaterials to fine-tune devices to meet patient needs
Novel Pharmaceutical Compounds Based on Tumor-Selective KDM Inhibitors
  • Selective: Can be used to target specific types of tumors
  • Proven efficacy in vitro: Can be used to inhibit proliferation of cells (e.g., cancer or tumor cells), reducing tumor burden, inhibiting tumor growth, or both
  • Enhanced potency: Displayed a 65-fold increase in cytotoxic potency against tested triple negative breast cancer cell lines
Novel Nanofiltration (NF) Membrane Optimizing Concurrent Nutrient Recovery and Micropollutant Removal
  • Effective: Targets mainstream domestic wastewater to recover a greater volume (>30%) of valuable nutrients than the current industry nutrient recovery technology focused on side streams
  • Safer: Reduces EMPs in the fit-for-purpose water used in agricultural irrigation, minimizing the contaminants charge while permitting a lower rejection rate of valuable nutrients
Novel Nanocarriers Strengthen Therapeutic Delivery, Improves Efficacy
  • Greater therapeutic effectiveness is due to the synergistic work of multiple therapeutic agents (hydrophobic/hydrophilic charged) that can be delivered via this dual-loaded biomaterial.
  • The risk of immunotoxicity to a vaccine is reduced because an adjuvant, which can induce the body’s anti-inflammatory immune response, may be loaded and simultaneously delivered with the vaccine. 
  • The novel nanocarrier has broad market application since it can deliver vaccines, gene therapy, small molecule drugs, and even contrast agents.
Novel Hydrogels for Encapsulation, Vascularization, and Transplantation of Cells
  • This hydrolytically degradable poly(ethylene glycol) (PEG) hydrogel leverages ester linkages combined at various ratios with non-degradable macromers to enable tunable degradation kinetics.
  • Potential applications include controlled release and delivery of drugs or proteins as well as cell encapsulation. It can also be used as a delivery vehicle and adhesive for cells in transplantation settings.
  • These innovative hydrogels allow for rapid hydrolytic cleavage in vivo but remain stable in vitro for weeks at neural pH 7 to support regenerative medicine techniques.
Novel Electrochemical Method for Extracting Lithium from Seawater
  • Fast: This method shortens the time for lithium extraction from seawater from years to days.
  • Energy-efficient: The STLFP has outstanding electrochemical storage properties and working potential, which can achieve high energy efficiency and obtain great lithium recovery.
  • Eco-friendly: The recovery process requires no additional heating or chemicals.
Novel Crosslinked Hydrogel Improves Efficacy and Side Effects of Cancer Treatment
  • Versatile: Can integrate with all types of immune checkpoint blockade antibodies and respond to various types of cancers
  • Improved tolerability via local delivery: Limits side effects on nonmalignant tissues and organs—a challenge of other immunotherapies
  • Innovative: Leverages the body’s natural immune response to reduce the likelihood of cancer recurrence