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Highly Efficient Polymerization Induced by Visible Light

A simple, widely applicable technique to produce polymers The Technology This invention is a new living free-radical polymerization technique which uses the external stimulus light as a trigger, and is oxygen tolerant. This invention allows for a high degree of control over the polymerization activation and deactivation such that well-defined po...
Published: 14/04/2014
Category(s): Next Generation Materials
Keywords(s): Biotech, Chemical, Chemical Engineering, Electronics, Material Science, Nanotech, Textiles
Inventor(s): Jiangtao Xu, Cyrille Boyer

Solving Global Water Shortages

Lowering the Cost of Desalination One third of the world’s population lacks sufficient water. The World Health Organisation predicts that by 2050 over two thirds of the world’s population will face severe water shortages. The effects of water shortage are well documented: food shortage, poor health, hunger and disease. The Technology ...
Published: 16/03/2014
Category(s): Renewable Energy & Environment, Miscellaneous, Next Generation Materials
Keywords(s): Agribusiness, Agriculture, Aquaculture, Chemical, Chemical Engineering, Cleantech, Defence
Inventor(s): Richard Pashley, Ganga Chandrasekara

A 'non-invasive' test for Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Point of Care Testing - for Inflammatory Bowel Disease - Capable of distinguishing between Ulcerative Colitisand Crohn’s Disease The Invention Inflammatory bowel disease is a life-long relapsing and remitting inflammatory disorder primarily affecting the gastrointestinal tract. Invasive diagnostic investigations, specifically colonoscopy a...
Published: 19/08/2013
Category(s): Diagnostics, Biomedical Sciences
Keywords(s): Biopharmaceutical, Biotech, Chemical, Diagnostics, Drug Development, Inflammatory Diseases, Investment, Life Sciences, Pharmaceutical
Inventor(s): Valerie Wasinger, Rupert Leong

Genistein - a neuroprotective treatment for brain injury arising from excessive glutamate release such as occurs with stroke and epilepsy.

Background Traumatic brain injury is a major medical problem globally and is one of the leading causes of death and disability. There is no known treatment for stroke or ischaemic brain injury. A stroke is a medical emergency and can cause permanent brain damage and death. Risk factors for stroke include old age, high blood pressure, previous ...
Published: 18/07/2013
Category(s): Therapeutics, Biomedical Sciences
Keywords(s): Biotech, Chemical, Drug Development, Life Sciences, Medical/Clinical, Natural therapies, Pharmaceutical, Veterinarian
Inventor(s): Gary Housley, Youngsoo Kim, Paul Bertrand, Andrew Moorhouse, Ann Chi Yan Wong, Amanda Craig, John Power, Matthias Klugmann, Arun Krishnan, Renee Morris

Improved Fuel System for Scramjets

A Fuel System developed to increase the energy density and lower the ionisation threshold for hydrogen and hydrocarbon fuel in high speed air breathing engines such as scramjets. The Technology The development of scramjet technologies has suffered from the need to improve reliability and reduce requirements for ignition speeds and minimum opera...
Published: 02/05/2012
Category(s): Mechanical, Advanced Materials, Miscellaneous, Easy Access IP
Keywords(s): Aeronautical Engineering, Chemical, Chemical Engineering, Defence, Easy Access IP, Energy, Material Science, Petrochemical, Transport
Inventor(s): Stefan Brieschenk, Sean O'byrne
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