PROGRAM MANAGER: Kevin Andrews, Ph.D.
Licensing, contract research, supplier agreement, negotiated as warranted
Potential opportunity to supply 3 to 4 inspection systems within 1-2 years
Phase 1 – Proof of concept in 3-12 months Phase 2 – Engineering development in 6-12 months
Phase 1 – Proof of concept funding commensurate with proposed activity
SOLUTION PROVIDER HELP DESK:
NineSigma, representing a global metal component manufacturer, invites proposals for cost-effective nondestructive evaluation technology to enable inspection of every part it manufactures.
NineSigma’s client manufactures products from alloy steels. Its products perform critical functions within complex mechanical systems. It is required to inspect every component to assure products meet material specifications.
Anticipated Project Phases or Project Plan
Phase 1 – Proof of concept
Phase 2 – Engineering development
Criteria for Moving from Phase 1 to Phase 2
Client will consider for advancement an approach that meets performance criteria with acceptable economics and pathway to commercialization.
The successful technology will:
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APPROPRIATE RESPONSES TO THIS REQUEST
Responses from companies (small to large), academic researchers, other research institutes, consultants, venture capitalists, entrepreneurs, or inventors are welcome. For example:
You represent a company or university that has demonstrated a proof of concept.
You represent a company or university that has reduced method to practice at lab scale.
You represent a company or university that has developed a method for use at pilot scale.
You represent a company or university that has demonstrated a method ready for implementation at industrial scale.
You represent a technology transfer agency that represents an inventor or technology holder who can demonstrate an approach to address the request.
You represent a university research department that has a bench-scale demonstration ready to adapt.