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Project Title: Improving Indoor Air Quality Using A BioEngineered Self-Cleaning Paint Additive

Prinicipal Investigator: Drake Mitchell, Portland State University

Company Principal: Adrian Polliack, CEO, Diatomix Corp.

Project Description: Working with Portland State University, the Diatomix team is developing and characterizing a paint additive to be inserted into paint mixes to improve indoor air quality by photocatalytically reducing VOCs.

Project execution is based on specific success criteria requested by leading paint providers and potential channel partners:

  • Third party testing and validation of Diatomix paint additives.
  • Full-scale testing in residential or commercial properties.
  • Establish a supply agreement with a leading paint supplier for one or more Diatomix paint additives.


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