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Technology Transfer Services protects, licenses and commercializes intellectual property developed or enhanced by Utah State University’s world-class faculty, students and staff. The following technologies are some of USU’s most promising commercialization projects.

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Technology Transfer
plants
Plant Varieties
Licensing Opportunities
Food and Agriculture
This cultivar is a dwarf plant of the species Cercocarpus ledifolius var. intracatus. As a dwarf species of broadleaf evergreen plant, it has the potential to fill a need in the landscape industry or to provide a new bonsai application.
"DoubleDown" Littleleaf Mountain Mahogany | Technology Transfer Services

"DoubleDown" Littleleaf Mountain Mahogany

This cultivar is a dwarf plant of the species Cercocarpus ledifolius var. intracatus. As a dwarf species of broadleaf evergreen plant, it has the potential to fill a need in the landscape industry or to provide a new bonsai application.

Technology Transfer
Licensing Opportunities
Outdoor Products
Products Services and Materials
The “Permaquad” is an improved, streamlined, and safer version of the “quad anchor” commonly used by climbers.
"Permaquad" Climbing Anchor | Technology Transfer Services

"Permaquad" Climbing Anchor

The “Permaquad” is an improved, streamlined, and safer version of the “quad anchor” commonly used by climbers.

Electrical and Computer Engineering
Technology Transfer
Licensing Opportunities
A Neuromorphic Approach to LiDAR Point Cloud Processing can be used in autonomous vehicles. Sensors read object data as the vehicle moves while a processor implements maneuvers to avoid objects based on the data.
A Neuromorphic Approach to LiDAR Point Cloud Processing | Technology Transfer Services

A Neuromorphic Approach to LiDAR Point Cloud Processing

A Neuromorphic Approach to LiDAR Point Cloud Processing can be used in autonomous vehicles. Sensors read object data as the vehicle moves while a processor implements maneuvers to avoid objects based on the data.

Electrical and Computer Engineering
Communication
Licensing Opportunities
Technology Transfer
USU faculty have developed a novel method of echo cancellation using convolutive blind source separation.
Acoustic Echo Cancellation | Technology Transfer Services

Acoustic Echo Cancellation

USU faculty have developed a novel method of echo cancellation using convolutive blind source separation.

ASPIRE
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Power Electronics
Technology Transfer
Licensing Opportunities
Due to the continued electrification of transportation and integration of renewable energy, the DC microgrids of the future are expected to be much more dynamic than they have been in the past.
Active Stability Monitoring and Regulation | Technology Transfer Services

Active Stability Monitoring and Regulation

Due to the continued electrification of transportation and integration of renewable energy, the DC microgrids of the future are expected to be much more dynamic than they have been in the past.

Power Electronics
Technology Transfer
ASPIRE
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Licensing Opportunities
USU researchers and collaborators have enabled particular power and energy systems to be compatible with the emerging technology of sea vessels equipped with electromagnetic weapon systems.
Adaptive Energy Control Systems for Sea Vessels with Electromagnetic Weapons | Technology Transfer Services

Adaptive Energy Control Systems for Sea Vessels with Electromagnetic Weapons

USU researchers and collaborators have enabled particular power and energy systems to be compatible with the emerging technology of sea vessels equipped with electromagnetic weapon systems.

Licensing Opportunities
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Technology Transfer
Methods to Improve the Efficiency of an Antenna Designed from Optically Transparent Nanowire Nanotube Film
Antenna Efficency | Technology Transfer Services

Antenna Efficency

Methods to Improve the Efficiency of an Antenna Designed from Optically Transparent Nanowire Nanotube Film

Licensing Opportunities
Products Services and Materials
Water Technology
Technology Transfer
The anti-splash pad uses mechanical engineering technology to reduce splashback from urinals and toilets, creating a more sanitary environment.
Anti-Splash Pad | Technology Transfer Services

Anti-Splash Pad

The anti-splash pad uses mechanical engineering technology to reduce splashback from urinals and toilets, creating a more sanitary environment.

Food and Agriculture
Food & Agriculture
Licensing Opportunities
Technology Transfer
This technology provides three genes which have been proven to induce apomixis in plants by suppressing the meiotic trajectory and inducing the apomeiotic trajectory in ovules. This technology is intended for use in large scale agriculture
Apomixis in Plants by Genetic Engineering | Technology Transfer Services

Apomixis in Plants by Genetic Engineering

This technology provides three genes which have been proven to induce apomixis in plants by suppressing the meiotic trajectory and inducing the apomeiotic trajectory in ovules. This technology is intended for use in large scale agriculture

Power Electronics
Technology Transfer
Licensing Opportunities
Electrical and Computer Engineering
ASPIRE
The converter has a single stage topology that can easily be configured for AC or DC grids. The modular battery integrated approach provides improved battery control for maximum energy utilization and extended lifetime.
Battery Integrated Modular Multifunction Converter | Technology Transfer Services

Battery Integrated Modular Multifunction Converter

The converter has a single stage topology that can easily be configured for AC or DC grids. The modular battery integrated approach provides improved battery control for maximum energy utilization and extended lifetime.

Technology Transfer
Licensing Opportunities
Sensors
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Analysis
With this technology, a signal of opportunity can be utilized to determine the target’s position and trajectory while simultaneously reducing the ability of the target to detect tracking attempts.
Bistatic Radar for Tracking a Moving Target | Technology Transfer Services

Bistatic Radar for Tracking a Moving Target

With this technology, a signal of opportunity can be utilized to determine the target’s position and trajectory while simultaneously reducing the ability of the target to detect tracking attempts.

Licensing Opportunities
Technology Transfer
Food and Agriculture
plants
BluKiss™ is a blue-foliaged selection of the species dianthus gratianopolitanus. It is a hardy, mounding perennial that grows naturally across vast regions of Europe and is now adapted to grow in USDA Hardiness Zones 3-8.
BluKiss | Technology Transfer Services

BluKiss

BluKiss™ is a blue-foliaged selection of the species dianthus gratianopolitanus. It is a hardy, mounding perennial that grows naturally across vast regions of Europe and is now adapted to grow in USDA Hardiness Zones 3-8.

Life Science
Technology Transfer
Pharmaceuticals and Therapeutics
Licensing Opportunities
Biology
USU researchers have developed an innovative method of carbon monoxide (CO) release for use in biological systems.
Carbon Monoxide Releasing Molecules | Technology Transfer Services

Carbon Monoxide Releasing Molecules

USU researchers have developed an innovative method of carbon monoxide (CO) release for use in biological systems.

Licensing Opportunities
Technology Transfer
Aerospace
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Carbon fiber is an important material due to its size to strength ratio and its thermal resistance. This technology proposes a new curing matrix to preserve the size-to-strength ratio of the carbon fiber while maintaining shape in extreme temperatures.
Carbon Reinforced Composites with Thermal Barrier Coating | Technology Transfer Services

Carbon Reinforced Composites with Thermal Barrier Coating

Carbon fiber is an important material due to its size to strength ratio and its thermal resistance. This technology proposes a new curing matrix to preserve the size-to-strength ratio of the carbon fiber while maintaining shape in extreme temperatures.

Catalyst
energy
alternative energy
Environment & Aerospace
Technology Transfer
Licensing Opportunities
Tsung-Cheng Shen, a researcher at Utah State University, has invented another way to create carbon nanotubes (CNTs).
Carbon-Nanotube Based 3D Scaffold for Gas Absorption and Catalysis | Technology Transfer Services

Carbon-Nanotube Based 3D Scaffold for Gas Absorption and Catalysis

Tsung-Cheng Shen, a researcher at Utah State University, has invented another way to create carbon nanotubes (CNTs).

Licensing Opportunities
Water Technology
Technology Transfer
Products Services and Materials
This technology modifies water-borne projectiles to reduce turbulence and noise associated with the collapse of air cavities that form around the projectile, a concern in commercial and military applications, and increase efficiency of movement and energy
Cavity Deflation | Technology Transfer Services

Cavity Deflation

This technology modifies water-borne projectiles to reduce turbulence and noise associated with the collapse of air cavities that form around the projectile, a concern in commercial and military applications, and increase efficiency of movement and energy...

Technology Transfer
Licensing Opportunities
plants
Food and Agriculture
Of the ten species of Cercocarpus in the genus, Cercocarpus montanus is the only deciduous species. However, this cultivar of Cercocarpus montanus is an evergreen variety.
Cercocarpus Montanus 'Coy' | Technology Transfer Services

Cercocarpus Montanus 'Coy'

Of the ten species of Cercocarpus in the genus, Cercocarpus montanus is the only deciduous species. However, this cultivar of Cercocarpus montanus is an evergreen variety.

Products Services and Materials
Technology Transfer
Education
Licensing Opportunities
Commercial Success
Cidi Design Tools is open source software that simplifies the way instructors build course shells and style content in Canvas.
Cidi Design Tools | Technology Transfer Services

Cidi Design Tools

Cidi Design Tools is open source software that simplifies the way instructors build course shells and style content in Canvas.

Biology
Life Science
USTAR
Technology Transfer
Licensing Opportunities
Pharmaceuticals and Therapeutics
Utah State University researchers created a unique panel of three cDNA clones.
Comparative Functional Genomics and Immunological Tools for Zika Virus Research | Technology Transfer Services

Comparative Functional Genomics and Immunological Tools for Zika Virus Research

Utah State University researchers created a unique panel of three cDNA clones.

ASPIRE
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Wireless Power Transfer
Licensing Opportunities
Technology Transfer
USU researchers have developed a concrete-embedded fiberglass rebar for wireless inductive power transfer (WIPT) systems.
Concrete-Embedded Inductive Wireless Charging Apparatus | Technology Transfer Services

Concrete-Embedded Inductive Wireless Charging Apparatus

USU researchers have developed a concrete-embedded fiberglass rebar for wireless inductive power transfer (WIPT) systems.

Technology Transfer
Apomixis
Licensing Opportunities
Food and Agriculture
Food & Agriculture
This technology enables crop hybrids to clone themselves through their own seed.
Crop Hybrid from Apomictic Reproduction | Technology Transfer Services

Crop Hybrid from Apomictic Reproduction

This technology enables crop hybrids to clone themselves through their own seed.

Electrical and Computer Engineering
Power Electronics
ASPIRE
Licensing Opportunities
Technology Transfer
Researchers from Utah State University analyzed the topology and steady state of a series resonant converter with constant current input.
DC Power Supply from a Constant Current Source | Technology Transfer Services

DC Power Supply from a Constant Current Source

Researchers from Utah State University analyzed the topology and steady state of a series resonant converter with constant current input.

Licensing Opportunities
Error Correction
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Technology Transfer
A framework for analyzing any memoryless extrinsic BMP algorithm operating on quantized channel samples.
Decoding LDPC Codes with Maximum-Likelihood Single-Bit Messages | Technology Transfer Services

Decoding LDPC Codes with Maximum-Likelihood Single-Bit Messages

A framework for analyzing any memoryless extrinsic BMP algorithm operating on quantized channel samples.

Life Science
Licensing Opportunities
Biology
Pharmaceuticals and Therapeutics
Technology Transfer
A method for targeting and treating Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV) and other RNA viruses using a full-length SA14-14-2 cDNA strand.
Drug Target and Construct for Japanese Encephalitis Virus Infection | Technology Transfer Services

Drug Target and Construct for Japanese Encephalitis Virus Infection

A method for targeting and treating Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV) and other RNA viruses using a full-length SA14-14-2 cDNA strand.

Licensing Opportunities
Technology Transfer
Wireless power transfer for electric vehicles is a patented technology commercialized through Advancing Sustainability through Powered Infrastructure Roadway Electrification.
Electric Vehicle Wireless Power Transfer | Technology Transfer Services

Electric Vehicle Wireless Power Transfer

Wireless power transfer for electric vehicles is a patented technology commercialized through Advancing Sustainability through Powered Infrastructure Roadway Electrification.

Biology
Technology Transfer
Licensing Opportunities
Life Science
Animal Models
A mouse model for the human enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) that provides an animal model for use in the testing and experimentation of disease treatments.
Enterovirus D68 Mouse Model | Technology Transfer Services

Enterovirus D68 Mouse Model

A mouse model for the human enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) that provides an animal model for use in the testing and experimentation of disease treatments.

Technology Transfer
Sensors
USTAR
Licensing Opportunities
Analysis
Electrical and Computer Engineering
A model for calculating thermal emissivity (the ratio between actual and perfect emissivity) for more accurate precision agriculture thermal imaging has been developed on a more granular scale than is currently available from satellite data.
Estimating Thermal Emissivity for Calculation of Kinematic Temperature | Technology Transfer Services

Estimating Thermal Emissivity for Calculation of Kinematic Temperature

A model for calculating thermal emissivity (the ratio between actual and perfect emissivity) for more accurate precision agriculture thermal imaging has been developed on a more granular scale than is currently available from satellite data.

Technology Transfer
Analysis
Licensing Opportunities
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Sensors
Dr. Heng Ban, the Director of the Center for Thermohydraulics and Material Properties at Utah State University, has developed an optic fiber based probe for thermal property measurement.
Fiber Optic Thermal Property Probe | Technology Transfer Services

Fiber Optic Thermal Property Probe

Dr. Heng Ban, the Director of the Center for Thermohydraulics and Material Properties at Utah State University, has developed an optic fiber based probe for thermal property measurement.

FINIS
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Licensing Opportunities
Analysis
Technology Transfer
Sensors
A spectrometer capable of detecting and mapping a target atmospheric gas by hyperspectral imaging in low Earth orbit.
Filter Incidence Narrowband Infrared Spectrometer | Technology Transfer Services

Filter Incidence Narrowband Infrared Spectrometer

A spectrometer capable of detecting and mapping a target atmospheric gas by hyperspectral imaging in low Earth orbit.

plants
Technology Transfer
Food and Agriculture
Licensing Opportunities
Firelight™ is a cultivar of the well-known species Aquilegia barnebyi munz (also known as oil shale columbine). It was selected for its blue basal foliage and unique two-toned yellow and pink flowers.
Firelight Columbine | Technology Transfer Services

Firelight Columbine

Firelight™ is a cultivar of the well-known species Aquilegia barnebyi munz (also known as oil shale columbine). It was selected for its blue basal foliage and unique two-toned yellow and pink flowers.

Environment & Aerospace
Licensing Opportunities
Rockets
Technology Transfer
energy
A “green” hybrid rocket thruster has been devised by USU researchers as an alternative to more commonly used propellants such as the monopropellant hydrazine and cold gas thrusters.
GOX and Nitrox Hybrid Green Rocket System | Technology Transfer Services

GOX and Nitrox Hybrid Green Rocket System

A “green” hybrid rocket thruster has been devised by USU researchers as an alternative to more commonly used propellants such as the monopropellant hydrazine and cold gas thrusters.

Sensors
Analysis
energy
Environment & Aerospace
Licensing Opportunities
Technology Transfer
USU researchers have developed a navigation system that uses measurements from detected landmarks or objects to provide an estimated global position.
GPS-Denied Navigation | Technology Transfer Services

GPS-Denied Navigation

USU researchers have developed a navigation system that uses measurements from detected landmarks or objects to provide an estimated global position.

Food and Agriculture
food processing
Technology Transfer
Licensing Opportunities
Information on the Genetic Sequence for Thioesterase Production done by Dr. Jeff Broadbent
Genetic Sequence for Thioesterase Production | Technology Transfer Services

Genetic Sequence for Thioesterase Production

Information on the Genetic Sequence for Thioesterase Production done by Dr. Jeff Broadbent

Licensing Opportunities
Food and Agriculture
Food & Agriculture
Technology Transfer
Process for Producing a Glucuronide and Genetically Modified Microorganism Useful in this Process
Glucuronide | Technology Transfer Services

Glucuronide

Process for Producing a Glucuronide and Genetically Modified Microorganism Useful in this Process

Biology
Licensing Opportunities
Life Science
Antimicrobials
Technology Transfer
USU researchers have designed a one-step, inexpensive synthesis of amphiphilic alkyl kanamycins (AKs) that uses all-natural components. The result is a new antifungal compound, KI07, which has in vitro activity against fungal pathogens.
Green Antifungal and Amphiphilic Kanamycin | Technology Transfer Services

Green Antifungal and Amphiphilic Kanamycin

USU researchers have designed a one-step, inexpensive synthesis of amphiphilic alkyl kanamycins (AKs) that uses all-natural components. The result is a new antifungal compound, KI07, which has in vitro activity against fungal pathogens.

Environment & Aerospace
Technology Transfer
Licensing Opportunities
This system idea combines heating and cooling systems in buildings with an innovative thermal energy storage system.
Green Energy Buildings with Integrated Space Heating, Cooling, Hot Water, Heating, and Thermal Storage | Technology Transfer Services

Green Energy Buildings with Integrated Space Heating, Cooling, Hot Water, Heating, and Thermal Storage

This system idea combines heating and cooling systems in buildings with an innovative thermal energy storage system.

Technology Transfer
energy
Licensing Opportunities
Rockets
Environment & Aerospace
In response to a governmental need for a stable “green” alternative to the popular propellant hydrazine, Utah State University researchers developed a hybrid rocket motor using fused deposition modeling.
Green Rockets | Technology Transfer Services

Green Rockets

In response to a governmental need for a stable “green” alternative to the popular propellant hydrazine, Utah State University researchers developed a hybrid rocket motor using fused deposition modeling.

Life Science
Technology Transfer
Silkworms
Licensing Opportunities
USTAR
Spider Silk
Biology
USU faculty have developed a novel method for mass production of hagfish intermediate filament protein through heterologous expression using Escherichia coli.
Hagfish Intermediate Filament Protein Product in E. coli | Technology Transfer Services

Hagfish Intermediate Filament Protein Product in E. coli

USU faculty have developed a novel method for mass production of hagfish intermediate filament protein through heterologous expression using Escherichia coli.

Outdoor Products
Technology Transfer
Products Services and Materials
Licensing Opportunities
A crutch that enables a patient with a lower-leg injury to walk with a more natural gait than existing devices, without bearing weight on the injured portion of the leg.
Hands-Free Crutch with Articulated Knee | Technology Transfer Services

Hands-Free Crutch with Articulated Knee

A crutch that enables a patient with a lower-leg injury to walk with a more natural gait than existing devices, without bearing weight on the injured portion of the leg.

Technology Transfer
Battery and Energy Management Systems
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Licensing Opportunities
This technology reduces component count and system cost with efficacy in a multiport converter. Simplifying this converter allows for more efficient and faster cell balancing speeds.
High Frequency Link Coupled Multiport Converter for Active Cell Balancing Applications | Technology Transfer Services

High Frequency Link Coupled Multiport Converter for Active Cell Balancing Applications

This technology reduces component count and system cost with efficacy in a multiport converter. Simplifying this converter allows for more efficient and faster cell balancing speeds.

food processing
Food and Agriculture
Technology Transfer
Licensing Opportunities
High-intensity ultrasound (HIU) affects the crystallization behavior of lipids to solve the issues of phase separation and oil migration within edible fats increasing the shelf life of fat-based foods.
High Intensity Ultrasound to Delay Phase Separation and Oil Migration in Lipids | Technology Transfer Services

High Intensity Ultrasound to Delay Phase Separation and Oil Migration in Lipids

High-intensity ultrasound (HIU) affects the crystallization behavior of lipids to solve the issues of phase separation and oil migration within edible fats increasing the shelf life of fat-based foods.

Electric Vehicles
Environment & Aerospace
Licensing Opportunities
Technology Transfer
energy
A self-regulating system that utilizes field-focusing techniques to maximize efficient dynamic wireless power transfer, primarily for electric vehicles. The maximum output power of this technology is higher than conventional technology by 102%.
High-Power Field-Focusing Circuit for Dynamic Wireless Power Transfer Systems | Technology Transfer Services

High-Power Field-Focusing Circuit for Dynamic Wireless Power Transfer Systems

A self-regulating system that utilizes field-focusing techniques to maximize efficient dynamic wireless power transfer, primarily for electric vehicles. The maximum output power of this technology is higher than conventional technology by 102%.

Licensing Opportunities
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Technology Transfer
Transformers are needed to convert a high voltage from the grid and bring the voltage down to a more useful voltage.
High-Voltage High-Frequency Transformer | Technology Transfer Services

High-Voltage High-Frequency Transformer

Transformers are needed to convert a high voltage from the grid and bring the voltage down to a more useful voltage.

Power Electronics
ASPIRE
Licensing Opportunities
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Technology Transfer
A novel zero voltage switching topology allows for high voltage and high-frequency operation without sacrificing efficiency.
Improved Resonant-Switch Power Converter | Technology Transfer Services

Improved Resonant-Switch Power Converter

A novel zero voltage switching topology allows for high voltage and high-frequency operation without sacrificing efficiency.

Licensing Opportunities
Food and Agriculture
Technology Transfer
food processing
The indigoidine compound developed at Utah State uses an innovative method to produce a natural, safe deep blue dye that retains its brightness.
Indigoidine Natural Blue Dye | Technology Transfer Services

Indigoidine Natural Blue Dye

The indigoidine compound developed at Utah State uses an innovative method to produce a natural, safe deep blue dye that retains its brightness.

energy
Licensing Opportunities
alternative energy
Technology Transfer
Environment & Aerospace
USU researchers are developing a system that integrates a unique method of freeze desalination.
Integrated Freeze Desalination and Ice Energy Storage Technology | Technology Transfer Services

Integrated Freeze Desalination and Ice Energy Storage Technology

USU researchers are developing a system that integrates a unique method of freeze desalination.

Technology Transfer
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Licensing Opportunities
A reliable, low-cost system for vehicle positioning using roadway-embedded circuits
Intelligent Bread Crumb Navigation for Vehicle Localization and Control | Technology Transfer Services

Intelligent Bread Crumb Navigation for Vehicle Localization and Control

A reliable, low-cost system for vehicle positioning using roadway-embedded circuits

energy
Physics
alternative energy
nuclear fusion
Licensing Opportunities
Environment & Aerospace
Technology Transfer
USU researchers have developed a novel method of containing plasma within magnetic fields
Ion Mode Plasma Containment | Technology Transfer Services

Ion Mode Plasma Containment

USU researchers have developed a novel method of containing plasma within magnetic fields

Biology
Licensing Opportunities
Life Science
Animal Models
Technology Transfer
The KO Hamster Model is a genetically modified Golden Syrian hamster that allows researchers to study human diseases more accurately.
KO Hamster Model | Technology Transfer Services

KO Hamster Model

The KO Hamster Model is a genetically modified Golden Syrian hamster that allows researchers to study human diseases more accurately.

Induced Reactors
Licensing Opportunities
Technology Transfer
Products Services and Materials
The technology is a helical lamella clarifier for separating gases, liquids, and solids in small (1-25 L) upflow anaerobic sludge blanket (UASB) bioreactors.
Laboratory-Scale Gas-Liquid-Solids Separator for UASB Reactor | Technology Transfer Services

Laboratory-Scale Gas-Liquid-Solids Separator for UASB Reactor

The technology is a helical lamella clarifier for separating gases, liquids, and solids in small (1-25 L) upflow anaerobic sludge blanket (UASB) bioreactors.

rock climbing
Safety
Technology Transfer
Products Services and Materials
outdoor recreation
Outdoor Products
Licensing Opportunities
An innovative design for a quickdraw, allowing a climber to fall more safely and result in less injuries from the catch of a quickdraw.
Load Reducing and Adjustable Climbing Quickdraw | Technology Transfer Services

Load Reducing and Adjustable Climbing Quickdraw

An innovative design for a quickdraw, allowing a climber to fall more safely and result in less injuries from the catch of a quickdraw.

Environment & Aerospace
Technology Transfer
Battery and Energy Management Systems
Licensing Opportunities
Zero voltage switching (ZVS) allows for a more efficient AC – DC conversion. In current ZVS systems, there is a level of electromagnetic radiation which results in a loss of energy. This technology proposes a new circuit system to minimize radiation and i
Low RMS current Zero Voltage Switching Assisting Circuit with low power loss and EMI | Technology Transfer Services

Low RMS current Zero Voltage Switching Assisting Circuit with low power loss and EMI

Zero voltage switching (ZVS) allows for a more efficient AC – DC conversion. In current ZVS systems, there is a level of electromagnetic radiation which results in a loss of energy. This technology proposes a new circuit system to minimize radiation and i...

Food and Agriculture
Licensing Opportunities
Animal Feed
Technology Transfer
Information on various Methods to produce biliverdin IXa using Escheria coli
Method for Producing Biliverdin IXa from a Non-Animal Source | Technology Transfer Services

Method for Producing Biliverdin IXa from a Non-Animal Source

Information on various Methods to produce biliverdin IXa using Escheria coli

Electrical and Computer Engineering
LIDAR
Licensing Opportunities
Technology Transfer
Imaging
Information on various Methods for Efficient, High-Quality Rendering of Texel Imagery
Methods for Effecient High Quality Redering of Texel Imagery | Technology Transfer Services

Methods for Effecient High Quality Redering of Texel Imagery

Information on various Methods for Efficient, High-Quality Rendering of Texel Imagery

Environment & Aerospace
energy
Batteries
Technology Transfer
Licensing Opportunities
USU researchers have developed a novel Mg electrolyte capable of use in a high performance, rechargeable battery.
Mg Electrolyte for Rechargeable Mg-S and Mg Ion Batteries | Technology Transfer Services

Mg Electrolyte for Rechargeable Mg-S and Mg Ion Batteries

USU researchers have developed a novel Mg electrolyte capable of use in a high performance, rechargeable battery.

Technology Transfer
Licensing Opportunities
Food and Agriculture
food processing
A USU team has developed a meatless alternative to the traditional chicken nugget.
Moogets | Technology Transfer Services

Moogets

A USU team has developed a meatless alternative to the traditional chicken nugget.

Education
Technology Transfer
Education Administration
Lecture Capture
Licensing Opportunities
The technology uses a camera configuration to create overlapping areas of the whiteboard and then stitches together video frames from each camera to create a single large format video frame.
MultiCamera Lecture Capture System | Technology Transfer Services

MultiCamera Lecture Capture System

The technology uses a camera configuration to create overlapping areas of the whiteboard and then stitches together video frames from each camera to create a single large format video frame.

Technology Transfer
Licensing Opportunities
Food and Agriculture
Information on Breakfast Bites, a project seaking to license the technology to a company for distribution
Nutrient Dense Breakfast Replacement Food | Technology Transfer Services

Nutrient Dense Breakfast Replacement Food

Information on Breakfast Bites, a project seaking to license the technology to a company for distribution

Electrical and Computer Engineering
Licensing Opportunities
Technology Transfer
Power Electronics
ASPIRE
This DAB LCL-T resonant Technology offers generalized three angle modulation for active bridges to convert a DC current source into an outputted DC voltage for these power branching units.
Ocean Cable Constant-Current Resonant Converter | Technology Transfer Services

Ocean Cable Constant-Current Resonant Converter

This DAB LCL-T resonant Technology offers generalized three angle modulation for active bridges to convert a DC current source into an outputted DC voltage for these power branching units.

Licensing Opportunities
Technology Transfer
Page Title | Technology Transfer Services
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Power Electronics
Licensing Opportunities
ASPIRE
Technology Transfer
Parallel Resonant Converter for Constant Current Input to Constant Voltage Output DC-DC Converter Over Wide Load Range
Parallel Resonant Converter for Constant Current Input | Technology Transfer Services

Parallel Resonant Converter for Constant Current Input

Parallel Resonant Converter for Constant Current Input to Constant Voltage Output DC-DC Converter Over Wide Load Range

Electrical and Computer Engineering
Products Services and Materials
Licensing Opportunities
Technology Transfer
Port knocking in code is a method of authentication similar to knocking a secret code onto a door. This technology is a way of using port knocking capabilities to communicate through a firewall.
Port Knocking | Technology Transfer Services

Port Knocking

Port knocking in code is a method of authentication similar to knocking a secret code onto a door. This technology is a way of using port knocking capabilities to communicate through a firewall.

plants
Licensing Opportunities
Technology Transfer
Food and Agriculture
Posey’s Gold™ is a cultivar of the well-known species Heterotheca jonesii (also known as Jones’ false goldenaster).
Posey's Gold | Technology Transfer Services

Posey's Gold

Posey’s Gold™ is a cultivar of the well-known species Heterotheca jonesii (also known as Jones’ false goldenaster).

Technology Transfer
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Power Electronics
Licensing Opportunities
Improvements upon battery control for Battery Management Systems with hot swappable batteries in series, regulated upon charge and discharge, especially pertinent for plug-and-play microgrid applications.
Power Converter Control | Technology Transfer Services

Power Converter Control

Improvements upon battery control for Battery Management Systems with hot swappable batteries in series, regulated upon charge and discharge, especially pertinent for plug-and-play microgrid applications.

ASPIRE
Technology Transfer
Wireless Power Transfer
Licensing Opportunities
Electrical and Computer Engineering
USU faculty have developed a novel method of dynamic wireless power transfer for the use of electric vehicles using constant DC current distribution in an architecture that includes an energy storage and a solar array connecting inductive charging coils t
Power Distribution Architecture and a Transmitter Power Supply for a Dynamic Inductive Wireless Power Transfer | Technology Transfer Services

Power Distribution Architecture and a Transmitter Power Supply for a Dynamic Inductive Wireless Power Transfer

USU faculty have developed a novel method of dynamic wireless power transfer for the use of electric vehicles using constant DC current distribution in an architecture that includes an energy storage and a solar array connecting inductive charging coils t...

ASPIRE
Licensing Opportunities
Power Electronics
Technology Transfer
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Wireless power transfer (WPT) systems are typically two-stage systems comprising a power factor correction rectifier input stage followed by a DC-DC converter.
Quasi-Single Stage AC-to-DC Converter | Technology Transfer Services

Quasi-Single Stage AC-to-DC Converter

Wireless power transfer (WPT) systems are typically two-stage systems comprising a power factor correction rectifier input stage followed by a DC-DC converter.

Technology Transfer
Wireless Power Transfer
Licensing Opportunities
Electrical and Computer Engineering
ASPIRE
This technology is designed to mitigate negative effects on the performance of electromagnetic coils caused by structural materials such as concrete in the process of being embedded in a roadway or pathway.
Roadway Embedded Wireless Power Transfer Coils | Technology Transfer Services

Roadway Embedded Wireless Power Transfer Coils

This technology is designed to mitigate negative effects on the performance of electromagnetic coils caused by structural materials such as concrete in the process of being embedded in a roadway or pathway.

Safety
rock climbing
Products Services and Materials
Technology Transfer
Licensing Opportunities
outdoor recreation
Outdoor Products
As the climber falls and exerts a critical force on this lanyard, it extends in order to minimize injury from a sudden stop.
Rock Climbing Lanyard | Technology Transfer Services

Rock Climbing Lanyard

As the climber falls and exerts a critical force on this lanyard, it extends in order to minimize injury from a sudden stop.

Plant Varieties
Food and Agriculture
plants
Licensing Opportunities
Technology Transfer
Sol Dancer daisy (Tetraneuris acaulis var. arizonica), is a hardy, tufted perennial that grows naturally across vast regions of the Intermountain West between elevations of 4,000-7,000 feet.
Sol Dancer Tetranueris Acaulis Var. Arizonica | Technology Transfer Services

Sol Dancer Tetranueris Acaulis Var. Arizonica

Sol Dancer daisy (Tetraneuris acaulis var. arizonica), is a hardy, tufted perennial that grows naturally across vast regions of the Intermountain West between elevations of 4,000-7,000 feet.

Products Services and Materials
Sun Catcher
Technology Transfer
Licensing Opportunities
Outdoor Products
This solar tracker allows the trajectory of the sun to be calculated and built into the tracker during manufacture of solar panels and concentrators, which reduces the cost of solar energy equipment and increases access to renewable energy.
Solar Tracker | Technology Transfer Services

Solar Tracker

This solar tracker allows the trajectory of the sun to be calculated and built into the tracker during manufacture of solar panels and concentrators, which reduces the cost of solar energy equipment and increases access to renewable energy.

Technology Transfer
Licensing Opportunities
Wireless Power Transfer
ASPIRE
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Static heat exchanger for wireless power transfer power is a patent-pending technology commercialized through Advancing Sustainability through Powered Infrastructure Roadway Electrification.
Static Heat Exchanger | Technology Transfer Services

Static Heat Exchanger

Static heat exchanger for wireless power transfer power is a patent-pending technology commercialized through Advancing Sustainability through Powered Infrastructure Roadway Electrification.

Sun Catcher
Outdoor Products
Licensing Opportunities
Products Services and Materials
Technology Transfer
A reliable, low-cost, mechanical solar tracker that provides optimal shade without the need to adjust throughout the day.
Sun Haven Solar Tracker | Technology Transfer Services

Sun Haven Solar Tracker

A reliable, low-cost, mechanical solar tracker that provides optimal shade without the need to adjust throughout the day.

Technology Transfer
Education Materials
Licensing Opportunities
Education
Commercial Publications
Supporting Knowledge in Language and Literacy (SKILL) is an instructional program focused on improving critical language skills that are aligned with core curricular standards.
Supporting Knowledge in Language and Literacy (SKILL) | Technology Transfer Services

Supporting Knowledge in Language and Literacy (SKILL)

Supporting Knowledge in Language and Literacy (SKILL) is an instructional program focused on improving critical language skills that are aligned with core curricular standards.

Wireless Power Transfer
Technology Transfer
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Licensing Opportunities
ASPIRE
This technology improves the efficiency of dynamic wireless power transfer (WPT) to electric vehicles by implementing a misalignment detection system.
System for Vehicle Misalignment Measurement| Technology Transfer Services

System for Vehicle Misalignment Measurement

This technology improves the efficiency of dynamic wireless power transfer (WPT) to electric vehicles by implementing a misalignment detection system.

Electrical and Computer Engineering
Products Services and Materials
Licensing Opportunities
Technology Transfer
This technology creates a test which can be used by blind and low vision students to assess their spatial ability, while also helping to improve their spatial ability.
Tactile Spatial Ability Test | Technology Transfer Services

Tactile Spatial Ability Test

This technology creates a test which can be used by blind and low vision students to assess their spatial ability, while also helping to improve their spatial ability.

Technology Transfer
Rockets
energy
Environment & Aerospace
Licensing Opportunities
A thrust augmentation system for hybrid rocket engines in which a secondary, tunable injection of oxidizer in the nozzle provides increased and adjustable thrust
Thrust Augmentation of an Additively Manufactured Hybrid Rocket System Using Secondary H2O2 Injection | Technology Transfer Services

Thrust Augmentation of an Additively Manufactured Hybrid Rocket System Using Secondary H2O2 Injection

A thrust augmentation system for hybrid rocket engines in which a secondary, tunable injection of oxidizer in the nozzle provides increased and adjustable thrust

Life Science
Silkworms
Licensing Opportunities
Technology Transfer
Biology
Spider Silk
USU researchers have developed a method of using a heterologous host to produce thread keratins in transgenic silkworms.
Transgenic Silkworms Producing Thread Keratins | Technology Transfer Services

Transgenic Silkworms Producing Thread Keratins

USU researchers have developed a method of using a heterologous host to produce thread keratins in transgenic silkworms.

Licensing Opportunities
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Communication
Speech Recognition
Technology Transfer
Information on a way to combat speech recognition issues with the Turbo Processing System seaking licensing the technology
Turbo Processing of Speech Recognition | Technology Transfer Services

Turbo Processing of Speech Recognition

Information on a way to combat speech recognition issues with the Turbo Processing System seaking licensing the technology

Licensing Opportunities
Technology Transfer
Electrical and Computer Engineering
This AC-AC conversion system efficiently changes the frequencies from 60 Hz grid power to the higher frequencies normally used in wireless charging applications.
Unfolder-Based Single-Stage AC-AC Conversion System for Wireless Charging Applications | Technology Transfer Services

Unfolder-Based Single-Stage AC-AC Conversion System for Wireless Charging Applications

This AC-AC conversion system efficiently changes the frequencies from 60 Hz grid power to the higher frequencies normally used in wireless charging applications.

Technology Transfer
Products Services and Materials
Licensing Opportunities
This is a technology that aims to simplify floodplain mapping. It includes many different geometries that enables an easier and more time efficient method of creating floodplain mapping.
Utah Inundation Mapping System (UTIMS) | Technology Transfer Services

Utah Inundation Mapping System (UTIMS)

This is a technology that aims to simplify floodplain mapping. It includes many different geometries that enables an easier and more time efficient method of creating floodplain mapping.

Technology Transfer
Licensing Opportunities
Environment & Aerospace
energy
Batteries
USU has developed a series of low-cost, highly water soluble viologen compounds as anode materials for pH neutral aqueous organic redox flow battery (AORFB) applications.
Viologen Redox Flow Battery | Technology Transfer Services

Viologen Redox Flow Battery

USU has developed a series of low-cost, highly water soluble viologen compounds as anode materials for pH neutral aqueous organic redox flow battery (AORFB) applications.

ASPIRE
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Wireless Power Transfer
Licensing Opportunities
Technology Transfer
The technology is a wireless inductive power transfer pad for charging electric vehicles.
Wireless Inductive Power Transfer Apparatus with Active Field Cancellation Using Multiple Magnetic Flux Sinks | Technology Transfer Services

Wireless Inductive Power Transfer Apparatus with Active Field Cancellation Using Multiple Magnetic Flux Sinks

The technology is a wireless inductive power transfer pad for charging electric vehicles.

Technology Transfer
Licensing Opportunities
Electrical and Computer Engineering
ASPIRE
Wireless Power Transfer
The technology is a novel control scheme for in-road wireless inductive power transfer pads for dynamic charging of electric vehicles, simplifying the coupling of road and vehicle inductive coils required for charging.
Zero-Crossing Current Detection in Wireless Transfer Systems | Technology Transfer Services

Zero-Crossing Current Detection in Wireless Transfer Systems

The technology is a novel control scheme for in-road wireless inductive power transfer pads for dynamic charging of electric vehicles, simplifying the coupling of road and vehicle inductive coils required for charging.