Available Technologies by Category
Self-Titrating Bacterial Protease-Activated Prodrug
  • Effective: Activates an internal dosing mechanism such that the magnitude of an infection locally determines the prodrug dose
  • Robust: Increases the stability of the prodrug form by neutralizing the effective charge of the administered antimicrobial peptide
  • Improves safety: Decreases the potential for off-target effects
Self-Steering Transceiver with Autonomous Beam-Forming
  • Simple operation – operates on phased-array and MIMO systems with zero power consumption
  • Autonomous operation – achieves autonomous beam-forming and beam-alignment towards desired signal
  • High sensitivity – performs automatic dynamic tracking and rejection of unknown interference signals
Self-Roughening Concrete for Mass Concrete and Modular Construction
  • Less time
  • Less cost
  • Reduced safety concerns
Self-Powered Highly Stretchable Sensing Interface for Gesture Recognition
  • Self-contained: Includes a signal processing pipeline, providing gesture recognition for an extensive range of input modalities without the need for external power or sensing equipment
  • Assistive: Enables eyes-free, unobtrusive, and ergonomic interaction with computing devices embedded in wearables
  • Versatile: Demonstrates far-reaching potential for applications beyond gesture recognition including in actuation and data acquisition
Self-Driven, Reusable, Scalable Technique for Harvesting Microalgae with Porous Superabsorbent Polymer
  • Fast: The optimized pore structure of the PSAP beads allows fast and selective absorption of water, greatly reducing standard processing time.
  • Cost effective: Microalgae harvesting with PSAP beads cuts costs, as it does not require any complex instrument and little training is needed to operate the harvesting procedures.
  • Scalable: PSAP beads can be produced in large quantities at a significantly lower cost than conventional harvesting tools.
Self-Assembling Peptides for Cell and Notch-Ligand Delivery
  •  Hydrogels are biocompatible, easy to modify and biodegradable 
  • Could be applied in a more platform-like manner by incorporating other peptides to repair cardiac or other tissues
  • The peptide sequence activates signaling of pathways  improving the growth or replication of tissue or cells 
Self-Aligned HARPSS Micromechanical Variable Capacitors
  • Results in larger-value capacitors
  • Requires only three lithography masks
Segmenting Stroke-Like Structures in Images
  • Computationally efficient
  • User-friendly
  • Operator guidance — correction of errors
Secure QR Code System for Distributed Large Payload Transmissions
  • Increases opportunities for utilization of QR codes for various applications
  • Overcomes limitations such as small payloads and limited linking capabilities in current QR technologies/systems
  • Incorporates the ability to transmit data with different layers – encrypted/unencrypted, compressed/uncompressed and others
ScheduleNet: Advancing Multi-Robot Coordination
  • Superior performance: Outperforms approximate human-robot scheduling methods in both schedule optimization and total number of feasible schedules
  • Robust: Can autonomously learn scalable scheduling heuristics on multiple application domains and attains an order-of-magnitude improved computation speed compared with exact methods
  • Novel: Is the first method to leverage graph neural networks involving simple temporal network (STN)-based scheduling problems with spatial constraints
8515, 8517
Scatter Correction for Cone-beam CT in Radiation Therapy
  • Does not modify either the hardware or the imaging protocols of the clinical system
  • Effectively reduces the scatter signals in the CBCTY scan, and improves image quality
  • Does not require an increase in the dose to the patients
Scalable, Portable Hydrogen Generation
  • Controlled operation: achieves maximum conversion of fuel to hydrogen and CO2
  • Optimal sizing: performs at most favorable operating conditions to optimize output
  • Rapid scale-up: allows reactors to be stacked for increased processing capacity
3824, 3899, 6239
Scalable, Low-Cost, Inversion-Free Method of Enabling Automated Underside Cell Seeding
  • Convenient: Eliminates the need for inversion procedures, which tend to be tedious, difficult to automate, and prone to failure—especially for 96-well inserts due to their limited culture area
  • Generalizable: Developed for screenings that focus on the air-blood barrier, but can also be  applied to gut, skin, oral mucosa, and other organ systems
  • Scalable: Employs a simple method that is extensible to automated processes for high-throughput drug screenings and pharmacological tests
Scalable Vapor Condenser for Power Generation
  • Reduced cost – reduction of sub-cooling in the condenser allows increased thermodynamic efficiency gains for cycles
  • Reduced complexity – simpler components, unlike conventional condenser technologies
  • Scalable – applicable to utility scales ranging from small electronic devices to large power plants
Scalable Polymers of Intrinsic Microporosity for Chemical Separations
  • Scalable: Uses simple chemistry and eliminates production steps to enable large scale polymer manufacturing
  • Solution-processable: Permits the development of a variety of membrane morphologies including dense flat sheets, thin film composites, and hollow fibers
  • High chemical stability: Results in stable structures able to withstand exposure to solvents and other chemicals, enabling stable separation performance and industrial application
Scalable Microfluidic Device with Multiple Constriction Channels for High-Throughput Mechanophenotyping
  • High throughput: Addresses the low-throughput challenges of other similar technologies by handling a sample volume near that of a Coulter counter
  • Low cost: Eliminates the need for costly equipment, highly trained personnel, and long processing times that come with other measuring processes
  • Scalable: Uses a frequency division scheme so that multiple copies of the system can operate concurrently
Scalable Manufacturing Approach of Graded Polymer Thin Film Has Potential for Widespread Use
  • Combines slot die coating with a custom roll-to-roll imaging system to allow for efficient, rapid, and scalable fabrication of high-quality gradient thin films.
  • An improved manufacturing process over existing techniques because it uses broad material combinations and yields higher quality patterned thin films.
  • Incorporates multiple materials to increase the application of patterned thin films across industries, including microelectronics, energy technologies, and environmental systems.
Sampling Interstitial Fluid Using Microneedle Patches
  • Novel biomarkers – access biomarkers found only in ISF
  • Continuous monitoring – lack of clotting allows continuous ISF collection
  • Minimally invasive – no hypodermic needles or large instrumentation needed
Saliva-Based Multiplexed Assay with 25x Higher Sensitivity to SARS-CoV-2 and Influenza A and B
  • New lateral flow assay device achieves enhanced sensitivity with the same sample concentration, significantly reducing the risk of false negatives.
  • Tunable capillary flow allows sample/reagent to be concurrently delivered to multiple regions, enabling multiplexed and repetitive assays on a single device.
  • Transforms a variety of biological assays and tests performed at clinical laboratories into single-use, disposable dipstick tests to be used at the point of care or home.
Salinity Exchange Process for Low-Cost, High-Quality Potable Water
  • Increases water supply: This process takes advantage of abundantly available wastewater to produce clean drinking water.
  • Requires significantly less energy: Salinity exchange uses much less energy than conventional desalination technologies for which energy consumption is still a major obstacle. Georgia Tech’s bench scale prototype has demonstrated energy consumption of less than one-third of conventional reverse osmosis.
  • Publicly acceptable: Drinking desalinated seawater and brackish water is much more cognitively appealing than direct potable reuse of treated wastewater, overcoming public perception obstacles to water treatment.