New Uses for Bromine

Request Number N115144
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ICL Innovation seeks promising and innovative technologies that use bromine as a main feedstock.



2013103082835.jpgBeginning with bromine extracted from its vast reserves in Dead Sea brines, ICL-IP produces a wide range of bromine-based products; ranging from flame retardants and drilling fluids to biocides. Elemental Bromine is sold and transported to external customers worldwide in designed for purpose and dedicated isotanks. ICL-IP has the largest transportation fleet in the industry ensuring the capability to supply worldwide. Elemental Bromine is used worldwide in the rubber industry as well as a reagent in the pharma and agro industries. It is also used globally to produce a number of Brominated compounds. 


ICL Innovation seeks new outlets for ICL's bromine business.



Key Success Criteria
  • High probability to successfully commercialize technology
  • Uses significant amount of bromine in the process
  • Superior to alternative technologies
  • Economical


Possible Approaches
  • Alternative to chlorine in applications where bromine offers superior performance
  • Alternative to fluorine in applications where bromine can meet the performance of fluorine but at lower overall cost
  • Additional uses for existing brominated products
  • Brominated end products
  • Brominated intermediates


Approaches not of interest

ICL Innovation is not interested in responses which offer approaches which are already commercialized and available on the market.


Preferred Collaboration types
  • Joint Development
  • Contract Research
  • Technology Licensing
  • To Be Negotiated
Items to be submitted

ICL Innovation welcomes responses from academic or research institutions or other organizations who are interested in developing innovative technologies and sharing intellectual property in licensing. Approaches with demonstrated feasibility are preferred, but early stage approaches with sound scientific concepts are also welcome. Technologies aligned with business interest will enjoy full funding until implemented on an industrial scale.


We are looking for concise non-confidential proposals, statements of expertise, and other inquiries if your expertise fits our needs. Please use the Respond button to submit your proposal.




Point of Contact
Kevin Andrews
Area of Interest
  • Aerospace & Defense
  • Agriculture & Forestry
  • Building & Construction
  • Chemical Manufacturing
  • Electronics & Electronic Components
  • Energy & Power Production
  • Energy Storage
  • Environmental Services
  • Medical Equipment & Supplies
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Research Organizations
  • Universities & Colleges
  • Utility Infrastructure
ICL Innovation
Due Date
December 31, 2016
Award Amount
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