Featured Opportunities

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Innovative Therapy for Alleviating Cancer Treatment Complications

Combination therapy for cancer treatment, integrating chemotherapeutic drugs with a kinase inhibitor to mitigate or prevent CIPN.

CationGuard: High-Efficiency Removal for Ultra Pure Liquid Streams

Novel chemical compound with a unique ligand structure for efficient removal of cations in industrial settings, aiming to protect equipment and meet stringent environmental standards.

PureFlow: Versatile Platform for Bubble-Free Fluid Systems

An advanced bubble trap for fluid systems, ensuring that only pure liquid flows efficiently removing gas bubbles.

Nano Star: New Platform for Targeted Drug Delivery & Imaging

Novel nanoshell design with star polymer occlusion complexes and inorganic shells, offering versatile applications in biomedical and nanotechnology fields.

Star-Powered Osmosis Solutions

Novel approach to improve thin film composite forward osmosis membranes for sea water desalination, waste water treatment, and other applications.

Measuring Early Shrinkage Strain of Concrete and Grout

A device for accurately measuring autogenous volumetric shrinkage in concrete and grout, offering crucial solution to mitigate shrinkage-related issues in construction. Optimizes concrete mix designs and enhances the durability of structures.

Modular, Full-Body Exoskeleton

Modular exoskeleton system encompassing four innovative designs, providing a comprehensive solution for individuals with motor disabilities. It is lightweight and cost-effective while being practical for long-term, home-based use. 

Boronated Nanoscale Substate and Uses Thereof

A novel method for grafting boron shells onto diamond nanoparticles, resulting in boron-coated diamond nanoparticles (ND-B).

Functionalized Nanoscale Diamonds and Uses Thereof

A technology that enhances the reactivity of nanoscale diamond surfaces, allowing for the formation ofnew chemical bonds at room temperature.

Microbial Platform for Rare Earth Bioaccumulation and Use Thereof

A bacterium is used to bioaccumulate and recover rare earth elements (REEs) from various sources, including electronic waste, offering an environmentally friendly alternative to traditional extraction methods.

Antibacterial Adjuvants and Applications Thereof

Small molecules that increase the susceptibility of multidrug-resistant bacteria to last resort antibiotics known as cationic antimicrobialpeptides (CAPs) thereby providing a life-saving therapeutic option for patients.

Medical Premature Infant Mannequin

A realistic premature infant positioning mannequin designed to train neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) nurses in proper developmental positioning.

Neural Network In-Memory Computing

A solution to the slow training speeds and other issues associated with synapses in Neural Network In-Memory Computing with practical applications in low-power edge devices like security cameras and drones, and high-performance computers.

Smart Breast Pump

A smart robotic breast pumpthat integrates self-adjusting compression and vacuum pressures, along with a temperature control system, to provide a safe, efficient, and comfortable pumping experience for breast feeding mothers.

Variable Channel Doping in Vertical Transistor 

A method for growing verticalpower transistors with gradual doping, allowing for simultaneous reduction in resistance (Ron) and increase in breakdown voltage (BV) that can improve the performance of power electronic circuits by 2-4 X without additional costs or modifications.