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UMass Lowell OTC Available Technologies

The following are technologies that are available for licensing from the University of Massachusetts Lowell.  If you have interest in any of the below technologies please email the Office of Technology Commercialization.

Advanced Materials

Devices

A Bisphenol A-free Replacement for Conventional Epoxy ResinsMethod for hand detection and finger registration for joystick emulation on multi-touch devices
Biodegradable Shape Memory PolymersFiber optic-based miniature ultrasound device using photoacoustic probe
Self-healing Gas Impermeable Elastomeric SealantDevice and Method for In Situ Optical Pathology
Durable Icephobic Polymer CoatingsDetecting Cancer Cells Using Fluorescence Polarization
Femtosecond Laser Irradiation Induced Infrared Absorption on Silicon SurfaceCross Polarized Optical and Terahertz Imaging for the Detection of Cancers
Highly Stable and Environment-Friendly Vinyl ResinsHand-held Collagen Imaging Device
Surfactants Derived From Naturally Occurring PolysaccharidesFrequency Domain Terahertz Coherence Tomography (FD-CT)
Silver Sulfadiazine - Immobilized Fillers: Preparation and UsesNovel Acoustic Wave (AW) Sensing Device Using Living Cells
Environmentally Friendly Tannic Acid based Flame Retardant for NylonWireless RF Passive Strain Sensor
Hydrophilic Polymer Networks with Environmental Sensitivity (New NANI Formulations)An Electronic Tongue Cone Penetrometer
Preparation and Development of Pb-free Nanosolder Enhanced Composite Solder Paste for Improved Joint StrengthDistributed Fiber Sensing Systems For Temperature Field Monitoring Using Optically Generated Acoustic Waves
Bio-inspired High-Performance Non-Aqueous Redox Flow BatteriesAn In-Mold Dimension Sensor
Halogen-Free Flame Retardant MaterialsManufacturing of Novel Polymer Nanopillars
Water-soluble and Synthetic Polycatechins for Cancer Treatment and PreventionNovel Chiral Metamaterials
Conductive Formulations for Use in Electrical, Electronic and RF ApplicationsPrinted Electrical Connector
Manufacture of Microvascular Composite Structures Using Automated Fiber Placement (AFP)Structural Health Monitoring using 3-D Image Correlation without Preliminary Calibration
Manufacturing of Polymeric Omniphobic Surfaces by Roll to Roll ProcessingLow Cost Miniature Optical Fiber Pressure Sensor with all Silica Material
High Strength Polyisobutylene PolyurethanesEarly Stage Cancer Detection Using Laser-Induced Breakdown and Machine Learning
Polyurethanes Made with Hydrogenated Polydiene Diols and Polyether DiolsFully Planar, High-Gain Antenna for High Performance Telecommunications   
BST Ink for Extremely Low Temperature (<200°C) Additive Manufacturing of BST/Polymer Composites Using Direct-ink Writing Methodologies for Agile RF Applications on Flexible Plastic Substrates Non-Contact Fiber Optic Temperature Sensor for Biomedical Applications
BPA-Free Unsaturated Monomers and Oligomers Having Low Viscosities

Clean Energy

Electronics

Catalytic Hydrogen ProductionAll Solid-State Nanowire LEDs
Solar Cells with Built-in Storage CapabilityMethod for Hand Detection and Finger Registration for Joystick Emulation on Multi-touch Devices
Bio-inspired High-Performance Non-Aqueous Redox Flow BatteriesA System for Producing Patterned Silicon Carbide Structures
All Solid-State Nanowire LEDsConductive Formulations for Use in Electrical, Electronic and RF Applications
Printed Electrical Connector
Early Stage Cancer Detection Using Laser-Induced Breakdown and Machine Learning
Fully Planar, High-Gain Antenna for High Performance Telecommunications

Biomedical

Green Chemistry

Biodegradable Shape Memory PolymersHighly Stable and Environment-friendly Vinyl Resins
Silver Sulfadiazine - Immobilized Fillers: Preparation and UsesSurfactants Derived from Naturally Occurring Polysaccharides
Fiber Optic-Based Miniature Ultrasound Device Using Photoacoustic ProbeEnvironmentally Friendly Tannic Acid based Flame Retardant for Nylon
Device and Method for In Situ Optical PathologyHydrophilic Polymer Networks with Environmental Sensitivity (New NANI Formulations)
Detecting Cancer Cells Using Fluorescence PolarizationSafer Paint Stripper Alternatives
Cross Polarized Optical and Terahertz Imaging for the Detection of Cancers"Green" Methods of Making Vinyl Ester Resin
Hand-held Collagen Imaging DeviceSafer Solvents for Contact-Adhesives
Frequency Domain Terahertz Coherence Tomography (FD-CT)Halogen-Free Flame Retardant Materials
Low Cost Miniature Optical Fiber Pressure Sensor with all Silica MaterialWater-soluble and Synthetic Polycatechins for Cancer Treatment and Prevention
High Strength Polyisobutylene PolyurethanesBPA-Free Unsaturated Monomers and Oligomers Having Low Viscosities
Polyurethanes Made with Hydrogenated Polydiene Diols and Polyether Diols
BST Ink for Extremely Low Temperature (<200°C) Additive Manufacturing of BST/Polymer Composites Using Direct-ink Writing Methodologies for Agile RF Applications on Flexible Plastic Substrates
Early Stage Cancer Detection Using Laser-Induced Breakdown and Machine Learning
Non-Contact Fiber Optic Temperature SEnsor for Biomedical Application
BPA-Free Unsaturated Monomers and Oligomers Having Low Viscosities

Imaging

Nanotechnology

Fiber Optic-Based Miniature Ultrasound Device Using Photoacoustic ProbeFemtosecond Laser Irradiation Induced Infrared Absorption on Silicon Surface
Device and Method for In Situ Optical PathologyPreparation and Development of Pb-free Nanosolder Enhanced Composite Solder Paste for Improved Joint Strength
Detecting Cancer Cells Using Fluorescence PolarizationNano-Heater Sources by Exothermic Reacting Nanostructures For Time-Controlled, Nanoscale-Localized Thermal Power and Materials Processing
Cross Polarized Optical and Terahertz Imaging for the Detection of CancersManufacturing of Novel Polymer Nanopillars
Hand-held Collagen Imaging DeviceCatalytic Hydrogen Production
Frequency Domain Terahertz Coherence Tomography (FD-CT)Manufacturing of Polymeric Omniphobic Surfaces by Roll to Roll Processing
Single Channel Terahertz Endoscopic SystemsStructural Health Monitoring using 3-D Image Correlation without Preliminary Calibration

Research Tools

Sensors

Hydrophilic Polymer Networks with Environmental Sensitivity (New NANI Formulations)An In-Mold Dimension Sensor
Novel Acoustic Wave (AW) Sensing Device Using Living CellsLow Cost Miniature Optical Fiber Pressure Sensor with all Silica Material
High Performance QCM Detection DeviceWireless RF Passive Strain Sensor
Tool to Measure the Daily Activities of Nurse PractitionersDistributed Fiber Sensing Systems For Temperature Field Monitoring Using Optically Generated Acoustic Waves
An Electronic Tongue Cone Penetrometer
Naked-eye Coulometric Sensor
High Performance QCM Detection Device
Non-Contact Fiber Optic Temperature Sensor for Biomedical Applications

Others (Cyber Security/Machine/Tools)

Cyber Security NIST Framework Curriculum - "NCSF Controls Factory™"
Extrusion Screws With Multiple Channels
Efficient and highly selective Friedel-Crafts Catalyst Systems Soluble in Nonpolar Media
Tool to Measure the Daily Activities of Nurse Practitioners