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High Purity Extraction of Rubber From Taraxacum
TS-059106 — Rubber is a crucial material used worldwide, but it is becoming scarce due to high demand and limited areas to grow rubber trees. New methods and processes are needed to overcome the shortage of this essential material.
The Need Natural rubber is a critical raw material in many industrial supply chains because of its unique properties, such as high durability, flexibility, and water resistance, make it invaluable for a wide range of products, including high-performance auto and aircraft tires, electronic cables, a…
  • College: College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES)
  • Inventors: Michel, Frederick; Ramirez Cadavid, David
  • Licensing Officer: Dahlman, Jason "Jay"

Method to improve natural rubber (hevea/guayule)-toughened poly-(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyvalerate)(PHBV) for food packaging applications
TS-044688 — Nearly all plastics that are used to produce packaging materials are petroleum-based and non-biodegradable. This makes their use undesirable to consumers in an increasingly sustainability-focused market. Therefore, the development of biologically-derived, biodegradable plastic for packaging materi…
  • 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"

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