In-Q-Tel was established as an independent, private, not-for-profit company to help the CIA and the greater US Intelligence Community (IC) to identify, acquire, and deploy cutting-edge technologies. One area of focus is nanotechnology.
In addition to lab instruments and supplies, the company provides nanotechnology model kits and components for the scientist and engineer involved in the teaching of design or research and development of nanotechnology.
The company creates value by commercialising technology and working with business partners to develop high value business opportunities. IRL's nanotechnology platform is developing world-class scientific capability focussing on nano/microfluidics, mathematical modelling and quantum dots.
An independent contract research organization providing research, analysis, consultation and technology development services to public and private entities throughout North America. Capabilites include nanoscale materials.
Intelligent Optical Systems, Inc. (IOS) is an R&D company developing cutting-edge technologies in optical sensing and instrumentation. IOS drives innovative technologies through the development cycle all the way to fully-functioning, independent spin-off companies that focus on physical, chemical, remote sensing, and biological sensing instrumentation. Capabiliteis include nanoprobes and nanomaterials for sensing applications.