LASST has a long track record of interacting with Maine companies as well as national and international partners. These activities have been supported by federal SBIR/STTR programs, the Maine Technology Institute, and industrial funding. Service agreements, confidential disclosure agreements, collaboration agreements, patent disclosures, and license agreements are coordinated through UMaine’s Department of Industrial Cooperation.
A portfolio of patents from LASST research & development activities includes technology related to sensors, ion detectors, and microdevices. The following high-tech start-up companies have emerged from LASST technology: