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June

2021

Trace Matters Scientific in collaboration with Thermo Fisher Scientific successfully demonstrated the proof-of-principle for SPion™ Technology for mass spectrometry. The results for the proof-of-principle demonstration have been made available via a technical note published by Trace Matters Scientific.

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 November

2020

Second patent issued for SPion™ 

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued Patent No. 10,840,077 entitled “Reconfigurable Sequentially-Packed Ion (SPion) Transfer Device.”  

 October

2020

SPion™ wins $100,000 prize from NASA's SMD Challenge

SPion™ has been chosen as a winner of the $100,000 prize award from NASA's Science Mission Directorate (SMD) Entrepreneurs Challenge. 

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 July

2020

SPion™ selected for NASA Entrepreneurs Challenge

SPion™ has been selected as one of the 10 finalists for NASA Science Mission Directorate Entrepreneurs Challenge to compete for a $1,000,000 prize pool under the advanced mass spectrometry category.

 July

2020

Key patent issued for SPion™ 

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued Patent No. 10,720,315 entitled “Reconfigurable Sequentially-Packed Ion (SPion) Transfer Device.”  

February

2020

Trace Matters Scientific introduces SPion™ technology that defines a new architecture for the front end of a mass spectrometer. 

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June

2018

Trace Matters Selected for NASA PICASSO award

NASA, UMD, and Trace Matters team receive NASA award under the Planetary Instrument Concepts for the Advancement of Solar System Observations (PICASSO) Program.

 June

2017

Trace Matters selected for NASA STTR award

Trace Matters receives NASA STTR award to develop ambinet ion source for Mars.