Technology that could help create paint that can alert people to the presence of a toxin or packaging that changes color with the expiration date of the food inside clearly has potential on the commercial market.

And now two long-time collaborators from Carnegie Mellon University have launched a company designed to take the advancements made possible by polymer-based protein engineering, which was developed at the Pittsburgh university, and enable more companies to use them…

The core of the Biohybrid Solutions business is polymer-based protein engineering — essentially a better way of combining proteins and polymers that was developed at CMU. The company aims to improve polymer-protein conjugation by simplifying and automating the process, while also more efficiently removing waste from the final product.

Read more at Pittsburgh Post Gazette.

This story originally appeared in the Pittsburgh Post Gazette on November 8, 2016.

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