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UM Licensing Philosophy Essentially the same as MSU’s; however UM tends to focus more on growing Montana companies than on maximizing returns to the University.

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1 UM Licensing Philosophy Essentially the same as MSU’s; however UM tends to focus more on growing Montana companies than on maximizing returns to the University

2 UM TT Success Stories

3 Purity Systems, Inc. Private Missoula company funded be two local businessmen. Private Missoula company funded be two local businessmen. Technology from UM Chemistry Department – stable, reusable resins to remove heavy metals (lead, chromium, copper, etc.) from water. Technology from UM Chemistry Department – stable, reusable resins to remove heavy metals (lead, chromium, copper, etc.) from water. Uses- 1) Final “scrubbing” of water before returning to environment; 2) Purify drinking water; 3) To “mine” low concentrations of valuable metals. Uses- 1) Final “scrubbing” of water before returning to environment; 2) Purify drinking water; 3) To “mine” low concentrations of valuable metals.

4 PSI, continued PSI licensed and paid for US and International filings of 3 UM patents, funded research at UM for 5 years, and employs 5 people in Missoula. PSI licensed and paid for US and International filings of 3 UM patents, funded research at UM for 5 years, and employs 5 people in Missoula. PSI was (is) the anchor tenant at MonTEC. PSI was (is) the anchor tenant at MonTEC. PSI has business agreements with companies in China, Taiwan, and Australia, in addition to the USA. PSI has business agreements with companies in China, Taiwan, and Australia, in addition to the USA.

5 Bee Alert Technologies, Inc., S & K Electronics, and Nunza/Sunseeds Two privately held Montana companies and an international Dutch company. Two privately held Montana companies and an international Dutch company. Technology covers methods and devices to “train” honey bees to locate specific chemical odors. Technology covers methods and devices to “train” honey bees to locate specific chemical odors. Uses – Uses – 1) Locate IEDs, land mines, “bomb factories”, and people/vehicles transporting explosives. 1) Locate IEDs, land mines, “bomb factories”, and people/vehicles transporting explosives.

6 BATI, SKE, and N/S continued 2) Enhance crop pollination. 3) Locate chemical of interest – i.e., meth labs, bodies, etc. 4) Use as environmental sentinels. Two UM patents have been paid for by licensees, in addition to funding research. Two UM patents have been paid for by licensees, in addition to funding research. Several million of development $ have come into Montana. Several million of development $ have come into Montana. Four licenses and one option have been granted on the basic technologies. Four licenses and one option have been granted on the basic technologies.

7 Roscoe Steel and Culvert Co. Licensed a UM patent from DBS on technology to assist small animals to cross roads. Licensed a UM patent from DBS on technology to assist small animals to cross roads. Solves an EPA problem with highway construction projects. Solves an EPA problem with highway construction projects. Patent covers a “shelf” for larger animals and a tube for small animals that can be installed as OEM in new culverts or retrofitted into existing culverts. Patent covers a “shelf” for larger animals and a tube for small animals that can be installed as OEM in new culverts or retrofitted into existing culverts.

8 ROSCOE, continued Called “Critter Crawl” or “Critter Crossing” equipment. Called “Critter Crawl” or “Critter Crossing” equipment. Marketing “roll-out” is scheduled for this winter. Marketing “roll-out” is scheduled for this winter.


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