Current Investments

AbSci is a global leader in protein production technologies. The company’s SoluPro™ expression platform achieves revolutionary yields of soluble and active protein products. AbSci’s unique approach accelerates drug discovery timelines, increases manufacturing efficiencies, and drastically reduces costs for the biopharmaceutical industry.

Amber Molecular is commercializing a new class of fluorescent OLED emitters for next generation hyperfluorescence and TADF co-emission based OLED displays for consumer electronics applications.

Autonomic Materials (AMI) is commercializing environmentally responsive self-healing technologies for coatings, as well as for sealants, adhesives and composites. The company’s micro-encapsulated healing agents enable unprecedented self-healing functionality for coatings and provide enhanced protection and reduced down-time for end-user assets.

Portable, ultra-widefield, imaging platform for ophthalmic care and diagnostics.

C3Nano is a spin out from Stanford University that is developing revolutionary transparent electrode materials for significant end market applications including flexible displays, touch screens, and solar cells.

Chromation Inc. is commercializing an ultra-compact spectrometer for integrated and wearable applications based on proprietary Photonic Crystal technology.

COTSWORKS designs and manufactures rugged optical components and subsystems to operate in harsh environments for applications primarily in the commercial aerospace, military, oil & gas and industrial end markets.

Crop Enhancement (CE) is developing green anchoring and sustained release formulation technologies for agrochemicals, such as pesticides, herbicides, and fertilizers. CE’s formulations improve efficacy and reduce leeching liabilities associated with ground water contamination.

Furcifer is developing the next generation of electrochromic film technology for architectural and automotive smart window applications that can be produced with roll to roll processing at a cost point which will enable widespread adoption.

Green Theme Technologies is commercializing proprietary, ultra-high-performance, water-free, sustainable finishing technologies for the apparel and footwear industries, as well as other and other textile-based industries.

Imprint Energy is commercializing a breakthrough, fully printable and rechargeable battery technology, ZincPoly, which enables ultrathin, flexible, high energy density rechargeable batteries at significantly lower cost. Imprint’s battery technology removes the design limitations and safety concerns of other battery technologies.

Workflow automation and data management system for life sciences, healthcare, and other industries.

Lucira Health is commercializing a high selectivity / high sensitivity molecular diagnostic device platform designed for OTC / at-home use. The company’s first product is a completely self-contained molecular diagnostic for SARS-COV-2. A Flu diagnostic is also under development.

Precision microencapsulation systems.

Micropore Inc. has developed a disruptive technology for binding reactive powders using polymer nanostructures for carbon dioxide absorption which results in significantly improved performance versus traditional granular adsorbent packaging techniques.  Current revenue growth is being driven from military, commercial and medical applications with strong prospects in the industrial gas market.

NBD Nano is developing a suite of hydrophobic-oleophobic and water condensing coatings, additives, and surface modifying technologies that offer unprecedented durability and adaptability for numerous industrial and consumer product applications.

NOHMs Technologies, Inc. is commercializing next generation Li-ion battery electrolytes based on ionic liquid technology which will enable the electric vehicle markets.

3D spatial intelligence for transportation and monitoring.

Measurement devices for sports analytics.

ReForm Bioloics is a “stealth mode” company developing novel formulation technologies for biotherapeutic molecules.

Sentinel develops novel systems that monitor the effectiveness of manufacturing processes. We are honored to include global leaders within the life sciences industry as our customers and collaborators. The Sentinel Online Monitor is a multivariate spectroscopic analyzer for real-time monitoring of bioburden and other target analytes. The Sentinel Sample Collector automatically collects excursion samples identified by online monitors and/or periodic samples during production runs. Other Sentinel products currently in development include automated online endotoxin monitoring and near real-time at-line systems for bioburden and specific organisms.

Ultrasound technology to quantify chronic liver disease.

Flywheel energy storage.

Tactus Technology has developed a multi-layer polymeric film technology platform which substantially enhances key physical & optical properties of glass & digital displays.  Our TrueWrite® film creates a natural pen-on-paper writing feel and our HybridGlass® provides substantial shatter protection & enables foldable displays.

Using machine learning and advanced immunoinformatics to identify human tissue-derived antibodies and antigens for cancer and autoimmune diseases

Instruments that improve patients’ sight.

Prior Investments and Companies Founded

Pioneering microfluidics company that developed and commercialized ‘lab-on-a-chip’ technologies for use in genomics R&D and pharmaceutical drug screening.


Developed rapid photo-induced polymers and related process technology for manufacturing ophthalmic lenses.

Acquired / Merged by
Rodenstock GmbH

Turnkey hybrid microgrid solutions.


Ultrasound-based downhole imaging technology.


Mid-infrared laser sources for the life sciences, research, industrial, and defense industries.


Manufacturers a diverse set of materials driven fiber optics components and subsystems for the telecommunications industry.


Innovative Construction and Building Materils LLC commercilaized novel gypsum-polymer technologies for lighter weight, higher strength dry-wall materials and filters.


Metaworks Inc. The leading provider of proprietary clinical meta-analytic databases and tools that support regulatory applications and filings in the pharmaceutical industry.

Acquired by
United BioSource Corporation

Developed proprietary nanomaterials subsrates and processes for photovoltaic, optical, and electronic device product applications.

Acquired by
Teijin Ltd. (TYO:3401)

Spun out of NanoGram Corp to develop nanomaterial batteries for the medical device industry. The company’s technology enabled both higher performance and safer discharge.

Acquired by
Wilson Greatbatch Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:GB)

NanoTex developed a novel polymer technology platform for the surface modification of textiles to confer stain, odor resistance, etc. The technology was incorporated into several commercial products.

Acquired by
Burlington Industries.

A global corporation that develops and manufactures a wide range of novel photonic integrated circuit-based modules, components, and subsystems for use in optical networks.


Develped a novel proteomics platform technology and tools for drug discovery/profiling and developed a series of novel HSP-90 inhibitors that derived from this platform for oncology indications.

Acquired by
Pfizer, Inc. (NYSE: PFE)

Animal husbandry monitoring.


Developed a calibration -free, solid-state, non-glass based pH sensor for bioprocess, in-line process monitoring, industrial and water sensing applications.

Undisclosed transaction

Developing non-electrical basal and bolus drug delivery technologies and devices for large and small molecules. The first product is a basal-bolus insulin pump for the Type II Diabetes market.

Privately Held

VCSELs for atomic sensors and spectroscopy.
(ISIN: DE000LED4000; WKN: LED400;
trading symbol: OSR)

Acquired by

Developed novel gels for high performance electrical composites and cross-linkable polymers for contact lens production. The companies technologies were commercialized with several industrial partners.

Acquired / Licensed