Liquid Activated Textile Biosensing Platform

 

Executive Summary

 

Continuous monitoring of an individual’s health status assists wellness and early disease detection. The emergent market of low-cost wearables addresses this need.

 

Description of Technology

 

The technology is a self-powered biosensor platform for detecting and quantifying disease biomarkers through bodily fluids. The electrochemical sensors are integrated into a wearable fabric that can be wirelessly connected to a smartphone application.

 

Key Benefits

  • Light weight, and unobtrusive: user mobility and comfort are not compromised
  • Low cost diagnostics: overall reduced health care costs for individuals
  • Continuous health care monitoring: smartphone application allows for individuals to easily monitor their health

 

Applications

  • Early disease detection
  • Health monitoring
  • Environmental monitoring

 

Patent Status:

 

Patent pending

 

Licensing Rights Available

 

Full licensing rights available.

 

Inventors: Peter Lillehoj, and Xiyuan Liu.

 

Tech ID: TEC2015-0112

 

Patent Information:

For Information, Contact:

Bradley Shaw
Technology Manager
Michigan State University
shawbr@msu.edu
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