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USTAR Funded Projects

DPI-IPG

DPI-IPG is developing a system of sensors to use radio frequency imaging technologies to assess the physical wear and condition of industrial conveyor belts to reduce maintenance time and increase efficiency.

Niivatech

Niivatech is developing a radar system for the purpose of realtime detection of avalanches with accompanying software to alert customers with detailed reporting.

EBM – Emissions Based Maintenance

Emissions Based Maintenance has developed sensor and data analytics that allow for the remote monitoring of diesel engines to reduce pollution, increase gas mileage, and decrease maintenance on diesel trucks.

Learn more at ebmpros.com

OxEon Energy

The OxEon Energy team boasts over 30 years of solid oxide fuel cell development, with the last 10 years focused on the development and improvement of solid oxide electrolyzers. This development history has led to a ruggedized, hermetic stack design that will be capable of utilizing electricity for the production of hydrogen or syngas. The OxEon design will enable energy storage solutions capable of addressing the many challenges facing the integration of renewable energy sources.

Learn more at oxeonenergy.com

Wovyn

Wovyn is developing a series of advanced IoT sensors intended to provide a new level of security and programming capability compatible with any existing software.

Learn more at wovyn.com

Adranos Aerospace

Adranos Aerospace/Energetics is developing rocket propellent that is more efficient and more powerful, as well as more environmentally friend, than traditional fuels. The technology provides enhanced capacity and extended range for a variety of military and aerospace applications.

Learn more about Adranos Aerospace

XEnd Medical Systems

XEnd Medical Systems is developing nested, thin-walled needles that reduce contamination by skin microbes during eye surgery. These will reduce the potential for loss of vision.

XEnd Medical Systems mission is to reduce the incidence of infections caused by hypodermic needle injections. Invented by a world-renowned eye surgeon, the “Antibacterial Hypodermic Needle and Syringe (AHNS)” is designed to prevent bacteria on the surface from being transported to the body’s interior by a hypodermic needle. This is a serious problem for patients receiving injections of medication into spaces with little ability to fight infection, including the eye, certain joints, cerebrospinal fluid and any injection where the patient is severely immunosuppressed. The AHNS is expected to drive better patient outcomes and to sharply lower treatment and liability costs.

Vivcor Systems

Vivcor is developing an illuminated highway lane marking and hazard alert system for intelligent traffic management. Results will include safer roads and less heavy traffic.

Learn more at Vivcorsystems.com

Verde

Verde seeks to create renewable energy by pre-treating green and woody waste to more efficiently create a sustainable source of fuel in the form of biomethane.

 

TherapEase Innovations

TherapEase provides a unique system that assists with mobility exercises during post-surgical knee recovery that reduces recovery time and increases the range of motion.

Learn more at therapease.com

StreamDX

StreamDX has fabricated a urine collection device for the at-home diagnosis of male urinary disorders. The device will improve measurement accuracy, reducing physician costs.

Learn more at streamdx.com

Sharpeyes

Sharp Eyes is developing adaptive lenses with software that continuously adjusts the lens magnification to give clear images at very near and midrange distances, eliminating bifocals.

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RodMax Oil & Gas

RodMax Oil & Gas, a company based out of Lindon, Utah was founded in 2014. RodMax is developing a control mechanism to optimize and automate pumping action of oil well operation to improve energy efficiency of the well and maximize extraction.

Learn more at rod-max.com

Optisys

Optisys, a West Jordan based startup company, is 3D printing lightweight, high quality, metal antennas for aerospace applications. Optisys was formed in the summer of 2016, but their team has over 60 years’ experience between them. Their innovative antenna designs are crafted using the most modern manufacturing methods and meet rigid Mil-spec requirements. The approach shortens lead times, closes variability between systems and improves efficiency.

Learn more at optisys.tech

nView Medical

nView medical is bringing the next generation image guidance products to market. With its flagship technology – insta3D – nView will be able to assist surgeons in achieving greater accuracy than with conventional imaging, in real-time and without interfering with the surgical workflow. nView has developed a 3D imaging system to improve the CT scanners of guided surgical procedures. Advances include higher resolution, less radiation, and improved surgical outcomes.

Learn more at nviewmed.com

NovaBio Technologies

NovaBio is developing a coil-shaped and biodegradeable device that holds together tendons and ligaments that distributes tension, decreasing risk of reruptures and the need for revision surgeries after ligament and tendon repair.

 

Navigen Pharmaceuticals

Navigen Pharmacetuals is a drug discovery and development company that is currently focusing on treatment and prevention of HIV and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) as well as promising immune checkpoint targets for cancer therapies.

Learn more at navigenpharma.com

KiLife Tech

KiLife is developing a wearable device for personal mobility tracking that transmits radio signals from the wearer to a network. This technology will help give peace of mind to those caring for children and the elderly.

Learn more at kilifetech.com

iVeena

iVeena has multiple products at various stages of commercialization that focus on a range of eye issues. The company was awarded TAP funding through USTAR at the start of 2017 to support their minimally invasive glaucoma surgical (MIGS) device called the Schlemm’s stent-sieve. S3 helps control pressure in the eye by draining fluid naturally through the Schlemm’s canal. A stent is strategically placed in the eye to continuously drain fluid and control the pressure that damages vision following cataract and other optical surgery.

Learn more at iveenamed.com

Coreform

Coreform is commercializing the first isogeometric analysis (IGA) finite element analysis (FEA) software for use in crash-simulations. Coreform develops high-end simulation tools that make a tighter connection between design and engineering. The highest demand for this technology is in the automotive and aerospace industries.

Learn more at coreform.com

i-CalQ

i-CalQ, a life science device company based out of Salt Lake City, is using smartphone attachments and corresponding image analysis software applications to accurately perform point-of-care, single-use, lateral flow diagnostic tests. Currently, the company has tests for thyroid disease and another for measuring salivary cortisol levels. These tests can be performed inexpensively and produce results in as little as 20 minutes.

Learn more at i-calq.com

Dentavations

Dentavations has patented a revolutionary new tool that uses a high-pressure stream of water for cavity preparations rather than a drill bit. The Waterjet is quieter, faster, and more versatile. Dentavations is working to complete final stage development and seek FDA approval.

Learn more at dentavations.com

Granite Mountain Technologies

Granite Mountain Technology uses digital circuitry to reduce energy use without compromising performance. This could be transformative for data centers and power plants by reducing expensive energy costs.

Learn more at gmt-semi.com

Go Quiet Pro

Go Quiet Pro, a company administered by Brenkman and Company, LLC and located in the Utah Valley, is applying active noise cancelling (ANC) technology to the trucking and heavy equipment industries. The company has worked in partnership with Brigham Young University (BYU) and Caterpillar to develop an ANC device that can be installed or retro-fitted into the cabs of diesel semi-trucks to cancel engine noise that has been known to cause hearing damage. The active noise cancelling preserves hearing and reduces costs for worker’s comp and medical care.

Blyncsy

Blyncsy uses proprietary sensors, data analytics, and electronic signatures to identify and predict congestion and measure foot traffic to allow companies to better understand their customer base.

Learn more at blyncsy.com

Base2 Genomics

Base2 Genomics provides a costeffective gene discovery analytic platform to discover the cause of rare and ultra-rare inherited conditions at a scale never before attempted.

Learn more at Base2 Genomics.com

Eastwind Networks

Eastwind Networks is building the first-of-its-kind approach in the cybersecurity industry to use minimal signals about malicious activity from different sources to learn new anomalous activity on demand. Their Breach Analytics Cloud platform employs machine learning algorithms, behavior analytics and threat hunter technologies to prevent or even predict data breach problems. If an issue does arise, Eastwind’s technology speeds up response time and enables improved forensic analysis. The company is a proud member of Dell’s Founders 50 program and actively participates with the Utah Tech Council to promote cyber technology and security within the state.

Learn more at eastwindnetworks.com

LightLine Medical

LightLine Medical (formerly Veritas Medical)  has developed a platform technology which will address Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) in multiple areas. LightLine Medical’s devices employs a novel visible light phototherapy technology to actively disinfect the device while residing within a patient’s body.

Learn more at lightlinemedical.com

Pollen Sense

Pollen Sense is a fully-automated pollen sensor that collects and images pollen and other particulates down to less than 5?m in real-time. USTAR funding is being applied toward developing automated classification and identification of pollen.

Learn more at pollensense.com

Metashield

MetaShield is a nanotechnology company operating in the emerging field of advanced materials – engineered materials with extraordinary properties not typically found in nature. MetaShield’s core technologies are currently being used to create coatings that have the ability to impart extraordinary properties to ordinary products without altering their size, weight, or appearance.

Learn more at metashield.com

KP Biosciences

KP Biosciences is a broad-spectrum antiviral company that is developing treatments for some of the world’s most problematic infectious diseases, including pox viruses and herpes viruses.

Learn more at kpbiosciences.com

Knudra Transgenics

Knudra Transgenics was formed in late 2009. The Knudra Team has a combined over 30 years of experience in making transgenic organisms. Knudra uses the latest advances in genome engineering to build powerful platforms of medical discovery. Knudra uses technology licensed from the University of Utah to turn a small-model organisms into a platform for biomedical discovery.

Learn more at knudra.com

Helidyne

Founded in 2008, Helidyne is a privately held company headquartered in Washington, Utah. Its primary focus is the development and manufacturing of the planetary rotor expander and its integration into automated “plug-n-play” power generation packages. Initial target markets include offshore oil platforms, waste pressure recovery, and gas processing applications found in the Oil & Gas industry.

Learn more at helidynepower.com

G3 Engineering

G3 was established in 2008, located in Salt Lake City, Utah, one of the largest composite hubs in the nation. The company is dedicated to using their unique background in the composite industry to improve infusion processes and equipment. Their manufacturing space is dedicated to quality and safety, supplying customers with great products and customer support.

Learn more at g3eng.com

Turner Innovations

Using USTAR funds, Turner Innovations has developed a wireless, portable x-ray imaging device that weighs just 17 pounds. The device, which fits in a carry-on suitcase, can be used in a variety of applications, from the operating room to the slopes to the battlefield.

Learn more at turnerinnovation.com

T3S Technologies

T3S Technologies is advancing protein bio-manufacturing through proprietary bacterial hosts. This will significantly increase the effective yield of product and reduce cost.

Learn more at t3sbio.com

Farhang Wireless

Farhamg Wireless is a developer of state-of-the-art MIMO (multiple-input and multiple-output) technology. Farhang Wireless’ goal is to provide IP cores to chipset makers and companies developing FPGA (field-programmable gate array) solutions. Applications include: cellular tower equipment, LTE small-cells, next generation LTE based broadband for communities without cabled internet, and WiFi.

Learn more at farhangwireless.com

Applied BioSensors

Applied Biosensors are experts in biochemical monitoring. Their breakthrough technology allows continuous biochemical monitoring, which allows for safer, more-cost effective development for a variety of bio-related products.

Learn more at Appliedbiosensors.com

Inertial Sense

Inertial Sense is a privately owned U.S. company that specializes in the development and distribution of miniature high-performance GPS Inertial Navigation Systems, Attitude Heading Reference Systems, and Inertial Measurement Units. The company was founded in July of 2013 is located in Salem, Utah, an hour south of Salt Lake City.

Learn more at inertialsense.com

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