Available Technologies by Category
Self-Roughening Concrete for Mass Concrete and Modular Construction
  • Less time
  • Less cost
  • Reduced safety concerns
Self-Powered Sensor for Transportation Monitoring
  • Self-powered sensor that does not require an external power source or specific maintenance
  • Easily attached to various surfaces (i.e., it can be attached to the road without interrupting traffic)
  • Can harvest energy under extended environmental conditions, especially with small perturbations, and shows excellent environmental compatibility (this is ideal for road environments)
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.
Safe and Effective von Willebrand factor (VWF) Therapeutic to Prevent Arterial Thrombi
  • Using anti-von Willebrand factor (VWF) agent has the potential to be safer and much more effective for preventing the formation of arterial thrombi.
  • Low doses of N-acetylcysteine (NAC) have been shown to reduce the rate of platelet aggregation, while higher doses completely prevented platelet aggregation.
  • Uses the safe, Federal Drug Administration–approved drug NAC that has a known safety profile.