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

Nanolipoblockers

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