|Location:||North Carolina, US|
|Executive Summary:||Optotrack, Inc. provides foundry services to design and fabricate precision plastic wafers for the markets of healthcare, optoelectronics, and homeland security. The company, founded in 2002 and established its laboratory facilities in late 2006, has developed a rapid prototyping and mass-production technology platform for multiple applications. It has manufactured plastic microfluidic chips for a pharmaceutical company and three R&D groups. The company is planning to have 20 employees and achieve annual sales revenue of $28 million by 2010.
The technology platform developed by Optotrack, Inc. includes precision-embossing, bonding, and surface treatment of plastic devices. The platform is compatible with standard semiconductor processes and can be used to fabricate micro-optical components, MEMS sensors, and microfluidic devices. By combining precision molding with pattern transfer techniques, Optotrack, Inc. can fabricate microfluidic devices for lab-on-a-chip systems. Such systems manipulate microliter volumes of samples and reagents to perform biological and chemical reactions and analyses for automatic operation, fast validation, and real-time monitoring.
Overall, Optotrack\'s technology offers competitive advantages including low production cost, short production cycle, custom surface engineering protocol, and design flexibility, which allows the company to better cope with market dynamics and technology platform transforming.
|Venture is:||Seed Level|