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Advanced Dual-Layer Compositions for Enhanced Delivery and Stability of Biologically Active Agents
TS-066770 — The Need In the realm of human and mammalian health, delivering biologically active components that are sensitive to moisture or other environmental factors has posed a significant challenge. Traditional methods, such as encapsulation or use of desiccants, often fall short in ensuring stability and…
  • College: Office of Business and Finance
  • Inventors:
  • Licensing Officer: Dahlman, Jason "Jay"

RocketTechs: Igniting Entrepreneurial Ventures
TS-065823 — The Need: In today's rapidly evolving technological landscape, bridging the gap between innovative university technologies and entrepreneurial leaders is paramount. However, existing platforms often lack the efficiency and user-friendliness required for effective matchmaking. RocketTechs address…
  • College: Office of Business and Finance
  • Inventors: Morowit, Lauren; Turnbull, Cheryl
  • Licensing Officer: Dahlman, Jason "Jay"

European Corn Borer mating Cage
TS-065465 — The Need: The agricultural sector faces persistent challenges in controlling pests like the European Corn Borer (ECB), which can devastate corn crops, leading to significant economic losses. Traditional methods often prove inadequate, necessitating innovative solutions to combat these destructive in…
  • College: College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES)
  • Inventors: Michel, Andrew; Basnagala, Suranga
  • Licensing Officer: Dahlman, Jason "Jay"

Indolce™: Elevating Pudding to a Calming Experience
TS-065463 — The Need: In today's fast-paced world, consumers seek not just sustenance but also moments of tranquility amidst the chaos. Indolce™ meets this need by offering a decadent pudding snack infused with mood-boosting ingredients designed to soothe both the palate and the mind. With stress leve…
  • College: College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES)
  • Inventors: Melendrez Alvarez, Ronald; Choriego Marin, Rolando; Kosmerl, Erica; Miller, Celeste
  • Licensing Officer: Dahlman, Jason "Jay"

Adaptive Treadmill Speed Control in Real Time
TS-064662 — The Need: In today's fitness landscape, users demand immersive and intuitive experiences from their exercise equipment. Traditional treadmills lack the ability to adapt to individual users' movements, resulting in a static and often monotonous workout experience. There is a growing need for …
  • College: College of Education & Human Ecology
  • Inventors: Devor, Steven; Schleader, Cory
  • Licensing Officer: Dahlman, Jason "Jay"

Adjustable Squatting Device for Constipation
TS-063959 — The Need Millions of individuals suffer from constipation due to the inability to relax pelvic floor muscles during bowel movements, leading to discomfort and strained efforts. Current solutions, like the Squatty Potty, lack adjustability and portability, limiting their effectiveness for a diverse …
  • College: College of Engineering (COE)
  • Inventors: Ruegsegger, Mark; Chakraborty, Subhankar; Gluzman, Isabella; Li, Yiqun; Piatkowski, Stephen; Puri, Raima
  • Licensing Officer: Bhatti, Hamid

Method to Create Patterned Thin Films of Lithium Niobate for Hybrid Integrated Photonics
TS-062492 — Photonic integration is driven by demand for smaller size, lower cost, lower power consumption, easier assembly, higher reliability, and greater data density in modern photonic devices and systems. Among the many platforms, silicon photonics is particularly promising for photonic integration due t…
  • College: College of Engineering (COE)
  • Inventors: Reano, Ronald; Chen, Li
  • Licensing Officer: Zinn, Ryan

Hemp (Cannabis sativa) Isolated Compounds for Controlling Pests
TS-062422 — The Need In modern agriculture and pest management practices, there is a growing demand for effective insecticides that are environmentally friendly and sustainable. Conventional synthetic insecticides can have adverse effects on ecosystems, non-target species, and human health. Therefore, there is…
  • College: College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES)
  • Inventors: Piermarini, Peter; Canas, Luis; Rakotondraibe, Harinantenaina Liva
  • Licensing Officer: Dahlman, Jason "Jay"

3-D Printed Small Insect Aspirator
TS-062360 — The Need: In modern research, entomologists, biologists, and other scientific professionals often encounter the challenge of efficiently collecting small insects for study and analysis. Traditional methods are time-consuming, potentially damaging specimens, and can lead to inaccurate results. There …
  • College: College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES)
  • Inventors: Haller, Angel; Basnagala, Suranga; Lewis, Maggie; Michel, Andrew
  • Licensing Officer: Dahlman, Jason "Jay"

Advance Washing Machine Performance: Improved Cleaning Efficiency with Superior Fabric Protection
TS-062352 — The Need In today's fast-paced world, efficiency is essential in meeting the growing demands of modern living. Conventional washing machines struggle to meet these demands, with long load cycles that sometimes require additional washing cycles. These wash cycles also damage clothing fibers, wea…
  • College: College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES)
  • Inventors: Sastry, Sudhir; Mok, Jin Hong
  • Licensing Officer: Dahlman, Jason "Jay"

PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT FROM ELECTROSPUN FLEXIBLE FIBER MATS
TS-062224 — The Need: Advancing Nonwoven Fibrous Webs for Personal Protective Equipment The demand for high-performance personal protective equipment (PPE) has been escalating rapidly, necessitating improved nonwoven materials that can meet stringent safety requirements. Traditional nonwoven fibrous webs lack …
  • College: College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES)
  • Inventors: Puskas, Judit
  • Licensing Officer: Dahlman, Jason "Jay"

Novel use of deodorizing compounds as mosquito repellents
TS-062210 — The Need Insect-borne diseases, such as dengue fever, chikungunya fever, malaria, yellow fever, and Zika virus, continue to pose significant health risks worldwide. With the drawbacks of existing repellents, there is a pressing commercial need for innovative and effective compounds and compositions…
  • College: College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES)
  • Inventors: Piermarini, Peter; Marr, William Lyndon
  • Licensing Officer: Dahlman, Jason "Jay"

Fluidic Oscillators with Variable Sweep, Tilt, and Inclination as well as Adjustable Frequency
TS-055514 — Embark on a new era of fluidic control with our state-of-the-art fluidic oscillator technology with variable sweep, tilt, and inclination control as well as adjustable frequency. Experience unmatched precision, adaptability, and efficiency in your fluidic applications. Stay ahead of the curve and revolutionize your industry with our innovative solution. This inventive technology T2018-041 is just one part of a larger, comprehensive suite of fluidic oscillator technologies offered by The Ohio State University for licensing. To learn more about our other designs, please visit https://oied.osu.edu/find-technologies and search using the term: Fluidic Oscillator. To see a descriptive YouTube video of this technology, please visit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g2Hn2q5W958.
In the realm of fluidic engineering, a pressing demand exists for a fluidic oscillator that surpasses the limitations of traditional devices. Current fluidic oscillators struggle with fixed frequencies and sweeping angles, hindering their adaptability to diverse applications. Industries require a …
  • College: College of Engineering (COE)
  • Inventors: Tomac, Mehmet; Gregory, James "Jim"
  • Licensing Officer: Zinn, Ryan

The Buckeye Quit Stick: A novel support device to address the hand-to-oral cigarette habit of patients who are attempting to quit smoking
TS-050189 — A novel support device to address the hand-to-oral cigarette habits of patients who are attempting to quit smoking.
The Need Tobacco addiction is a common problem in cancer patients and more than half of newly diagnosed lung cancer patients are active smokers. Smoking can affect a patient’s surgical safety, quality of life, and cancer recovery and survival outcomes. While treatment products can successfull…
  • College: College of Nursing
  • Inventors: Both, Deborah; Eastep, Christine
  • Licensing Officer: Schultz, Teri

Method to improve natural rubber (hevea/guayule)-toughened poly-(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyvalerate)(PHBV) for food packaging applications
TS-044688 — The Need: In today's world, the environmental impact of non-biodegradable petroleum-based polymers has become a growing concern. Industries that heavily rely on such polymers, like packaging, personal care, and pharmaceuticals, are seeking sustainable alternatives that minimize environmental ha…
  • College: College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES)
  • Inventors: Vodovotz, Yael; Cornish, Katrina; Koelling, Kurt; Venoor, Varun "varun"; Zhao, Xiaoying "Xiaoying"
  • Licensing Officer: Dahlman, Jason "Jay"

Matchmaking app for university research personnel, trainees, equipment, and funding opportunities.
TS-040259 — A matchmaking app designed for university research personnel, trainees, equipment, and funding opportunities.
To connect people, resources, and events within a university, individuals create informative materials, such as websites, videos, and flyers. All of these are passive means of outreach require active engagement from individuals on campus. In addition, materials provided for outreach are typically …
  • College: Office of Academic Affairs
  • Inventors: Hiremath, Kedar
  • Licensing Officer: Dahlman, Jason "Jay"

Semi-crystalline Polymer Nanocomposite and Foam Structure and Method for Making the Same
TS-038002 — A new way to create polymer nanocomposite foam structures with enhanced mechanical properties.
Nanotechnology is a constantly growing field, and has a vast potential to change the world for the better. One of the many things products that the nanotechnology field has given to us is the polymer nanocomposite and their foams. This foam has a greater value than traditional plastic foams, since…
  • College: College of Engineering (COE)
  • Inventors: Lee, L James; Chiu, Debbie Yven; Fu, Dajiong; Li, Dachao; Yen, Ying-Chieh
  • Licensing Officer: Zinn, Ryan

Medical radiation attenuation glove
TS-037860 — Natural rubber gloves that protect medical personnel against radiation without sacrificing physical performance.
The Need The medical industry faces a critical challenge in protecting healthcare professionals (HCP) from occupational exposure to ionizing radiation during various procedures, such as diagnostic arteriography, orthopedic procedures, and interventional cardiovascular interventions. The cumulative …
  • College: College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES)
  • Inventors: Cornish, Katrina; Li, Zhenyu
  • Licensing Officer: Dahlman, Jason "Jay"

Power Harvesting From Fabric Electrochemistry
TS-037500 — A new method of power harvesting based on electroceutical dressings dampened by a saline solution.
On-­body electronics, such as wearable and epidermal sensors, are experiencing significant growth. One of the biggest challenges of on-­body electronics is the development or identification of a sufficient power source. To address the former concern, sensors are becoming available with eve…
  • College: College of Medicine (COM)
  • Inventors: Prakash, Shaurya; Co, Anne; Das Ghatak, Piya; Kiourti, Asimina; Sen, Chandan; Steiner, Shomita; Subramaniam, Vishwanath; Thio, Wesley; Vilkhu, Ramandeep
  • Licensing Officer: Randhawa, Davinder

Topoplogy Based Large Scale Indoor/Outdoor Geo-Navigation for Mobile Platforms Guided by GIS and BIM
TS-037496 — A novel way to complete navigation with a GPS enabled device without maintianing a consistent signal
Mobile devices with GPS systems are seeing increase in use over the last decade, it is not hard to say that geo‐localization and navigation have become important aspects of our lives. GPS is limited in certain settings where the signal is degraded or blocked such as city centers with high‐rise…
  • College: College of Engineering (COE)
  • Inventors: Yilmaz, Alper; Gupta, Ashish
  • Licensing Officer: Zinn, Ryan

Method to enhance light extraction efficiency in tunnel-injected III-Nitrate ultraviolet LEDs
TS-037365 — A novel method to enhance the transverse-electric and transverse-magnetic polarized light via relfective surfaces on top of a tunnel junction based LED structure.
III-Nitride ultraviolet light emitting diodes (UV LEDs) have a variety of promising applications, including sterilization and water purification. Currently, UV LEDs use an absorbing p-GaN top layer for hole injection, which reduces light extraction efficiency to lower than 20%. UV light emissions …
  • College: College of Engineering (COE)
  • Inventors: Rajan, Siddharth; Akyol, Faith; Jamal-Eddine, Zane; Zhang, Yuewei
  • Licensing Officer: Zinn, Ryan

Child-Resistant Lock for Spray Bottles
TS-021847 — A child-resistant trigger lock for spray bottles that automatically reengages after use.
According to the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System database, 267,269 children (≤ 5 years of age) were treated in US emergency rooms for household cleaning product-related injuries between 1990-2006.1 Spray bottles, which accounted for 40.1% of these cases, were the most likely prod…
  • College: College of Arts & Sciences
  • Inventors: Gill, Carolina; Lilly, Blaine; Lothrop, Thornton; Shim, Scott
  • Licensing Officer: Dahlman, Jason "Jay"

On-Chip Optical Polarization Rotator
TS-015265 — Chip-scale broadband and tunable polarization rotator with low insertion loss whose purpose is to dynamically control optical polarization in photonic integrated circuits
Optical polarization controllers and rotators are necessary components to control optical polarization in bulk bench-scale optics. Current approaches to achieve on-chip polarization control on a chip include asymmetric gratings, waveguides with asymmetric slanted sidewalls, dual core waveguides wi…
  • College: College of Engineering (COE)
  • Inventors: Reano, Ronald; Sun, Peng
  • Licensing Officer: Zinn, Ryan

Stretchable and Flexible E-Fiber Wire Antennas
TS-014971 — A new process to fabricate stretchable and flexible wire antennas with conductive fibers (E-fibers)
Current processes to manufacture flexible, mechanically durable antennas on E-fibers yield non-stretchable prototypes and lack fine print details. The geometric accuracy of printed antennas is less than 1 mm, and the devices are prone to failure due to fatigue and wear from deformation. The antenn…
  • College: College of Engineering (COE)
  • Inventors: Volakis, John; Kiourti, Asimina
  • Licensing Officer: Randhawa, Davinder

Efficient Graded III-Nitride Nanowires
TS-014952 — A nanowire that overcomes defect formation normally found in LEDs, leading to higher charge density.
Unlike traditional light bulbs, Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) use less power, last longer, and contain no environmentally harmful substances. However, LEDs struggle with technical errors, such as lattice mismatch and large resistances. As adoption increases, it is necessary to develop LEDs that are…
  • College: College of Engineering (COE)
  • Inventors: Rajan, Siddharth; Myers, Roberto
  • Licensing Officer: Zinn, Ryan

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