University of Nevada, Reno spin-out companies
Learn about some of the current companies with products that are based on University of Nevada, Reno intellectual property.
DxDiscovery focuses on the development of medical diagnostics tests for infectious disease. Diagnostic tests are critical to making quick and accurate treatment decisions; however, for many infections there are no diagnostic tests or the tests are not reliable. Importantly, it is estimated that current diagnostic tests account for two percent of the total cost of healthcare in the United States; however, they contribute to eighty percent of medical decisions.
Nanolabz develops and sells laser physics targets for the short-pulse laser R&D sector. The company is creating IP and developing laser physics targets and alignment system technology with the aim to help create a next-generation, compact, high-performance and reduced-cost proton source for research and cancer therapy.
Nevada Nanotech Systems
NevadaNano (Nevada Nanotech Systems, Inc.) develops and manufactures MEMS-based sensor modules and subsystems for a diverse array of government and commercial applications. Our products are used by system integrator partners and by system manufacturers who benefit from the unique characteristics of our sensors - namely small size, low cost, unattended operation, and the ability to detect a broad range of threats with a single, standard sensor configuration.
Optim was formed in Reno, Nevada, during July 1998. Our SeisOpt products provide the petroleum and geotechnical industries with an inexpensive, efficient, and accurate means to predict laterally complex velocity structure from seismic data. Clients around the world are now using SeisOpt software products and services to increase the value of their businesses.
Strykagen is currently working on developing therapeutics for Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), Becker muscular dystrophy (BMD), Merosin deficient congenital muscular dystrophy (MDC1A) and Limb Girdle Muscular Dystrophies (LGMD).