Current Research Projects

IRTF has identified nine highly promising areas of research, with direct apllicability for translation. We have grouped the nine projects by research thrusts. Please select the links below for additional information regarding each project.

Area 1: Alternative Energy

Low-Cost Solar Cell Devices

Area 2: Medical Devices

Automated Venipuncture Device

Area 3: Cosmeceuticals and Nutraceuticals

Skin Matrix Regeneration Therapy

Area 4: Cellular and Molecular Therapies


Controlled Hepatocyte Production from Stem Cells

Gene Isolation and Silencing

Area 5: Next Generation Materials

Fast Detection of High Explosives

Area 6: Lab-on-a-Chip Technologies and Bioinformatics

IbRiSĀ©: Image Based Outcome Prediction for Estrogen Receptor Positive Breast Cancers

Area 7: Artificial Intelligence and Smart Systems

Surface Imaging Camera