Technologies Available for Licensing:

 

Ultra‐compact spectral imagers for mapping of weeds in precision
agriculture (NPW-2016-WEED)


Status: Available for Non-Exclusive Licensing and/or Research Collaboration

Contact: Daniel Juliano, 406-994-7483

Ultra‐compact and low cost imaging system to detect, identify, and map weeds from the cab of a combine at harvest time.

Ultra‐compact spectral imagers for mapping of weeds in precision
agriculture

Supporting publications:
MREDI project website: https://mus.edu/research/Funded/OpticsAndPhotonics.asp

  

Discrimination of Herbicide-resistant Weeds with Hyperspectral Imaging  (SJA-2016-DETECT) 


Status: Available for Licensing and/or Research Collaboration

Contact: Daniel Juliano, 406-994-7483

At Montana State University, an electrical engineering professor and a weed scientist have used funding from the state to develop a technology that can identify herbicide-resistant kochia, with the potential to save farmers $1 billion per year.  This technology is now available for licensing.

MSU develops technology to help growers fight herbicide-resistant weed

Research Collaboration and Technology Licensing Opportunity: Robust, Compact, Ultraspectral Imaging System (BRJ-2014-AMUSI)


Status: Exclusively Licensed

Contact: Daniel Juliano, 406-994-7483

A highly miniaturized ultraspectral imager based on tunable (spatial and spectral) microcavities.

Robust, compact, ultraspectral imaging system

Trimodal Handheld Probe Based on Raman Spectroscopy and Confocal Imaging for Cancer Detection (DD-2008-PROBE)

Jointly developed with Vanderbilt University (link to VU website above).


Status: Available for Licensing

Contact: Nick Zelver, 406-994-7706

A single handheld device for combined confocal imaging and confocal Raman spectroscopy as well as gross spatial imaging as a clinical diagnostic tool for cancer detection in humans, with a specific emphasis on the skin. 

Biomedical Optics paper: Handheld Scanning Confocal Raman microspectroscopy system

MSU News article: MSU grad's work helps diagnose skin cancer without a biopsy

Patent:
US 8,300,220

System for the Non-Destructive Removal of Radioactive Material from Challenging Porous Surfaces (AR-2006-ATOM)


Status: Available for Non-Exclusive Licensing

Contact: Nick Zelver, 406-994-7706

Effectively and efficiently cleans natural and man-made porous material of radioactive contamination.

System for the Non-Destructive Removal of Radioactive Material from Challenging Porous Surfaces

Patents:
US 7,723,463
US 7,833,357
US 8,070,881

Flying Insect Detection and Identification (SJA-2004-BEES)


Status: Available for Licensing

Contact: Daniel Juliano, 406-994-7483

Flying Insect Detection and Identification

Applied Optics paper: Range-resolved optical detection of honeybees by use of wingbeat modulation of scattered light for locating land mines

Patent:
US 7,511,624