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Explore the innnovaton landscape and identify gaps
Inventing novel solutions through ideation and refinement
Rapid prototyping by building, testing and further iteration
 

OUR TEAM

We are passionate, applied thinkers; a team of creative, analytical and focused minds with deep experience solving a wide range of industry challenges.  Our talent pool of people cover biology, chemistry, physics, materials, devices, engineering, IP management and commercialization.

 

OUR PORTFOLIO

We partner with clients to identify, create and realize growth opportunities through innovation. 

track record

case studies

Xinova: Invention consulting

Seattle, WA

Xinova is the leading managed open innovation provider having established a global innovation community to address innovation needs across a variety of industries.  Keon works closely with the Xinova team to bring the inventor perspective to partner engagements. Keon has been involved with many aspects of Xinova’s business from analytics and innovation consulting, prolifically responding to ‘Requests for Invention’, to prototype development and proof of concept studies.  Xinova has acquired more than 50 inventions from Keon.

Click here for case study on Sweat Monitoring

Meat & Livestock Australia: Cow Tattoo

Sydney, Australia

The industry has been trying to solve the dark cutting meat problem by treating the meat, using blooming agents and dyes, but it continues to be a huge value detractor for the industry.  Our exploration identified the underlying problem of animal stress as the opportunity for real improvement.  We invented and prototyped physiologically responsive tattoos to provide a visual cue of different health monitors especially of importance for production animals.

Case study on Cow Tattoo 

Fortune 50 Food and Beverage Company: Non-thermal Pasteurization

New York, NY

UV is a viable approach for reducing microbial load, however to penetrate into opaque solution, the dose is prohibitively high.  Through a combination of physics and nanotechnology approaches, we invented a UV-based system that requires much lower dose of light to deliver significant kill effect in an opaque solution such as juice. We have built this to bench scale and are currently planning scale up to pilot.

Case study on Non-thermal Pasteurization

Global Good Fund/Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation: Fecal Sludge Dewatering

Seattle, WA

We invented an entirely new approach to sludge dewatering that allows for continuous, low energy, robust dewatering without the need for flocculation or any increase in the footprint of the system.  The system is simple to use and requires minimal maintenance.  We have designed a bench scale system to demonstrate proof of concept.

Case study on Fecal Sludge Dewatering

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