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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 is 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.”  The issuance of this patent for Trace Matters’ flexible ion guide technology is an important milestone in the development and commercialization of this technology.

February 2020

Trace Matters Scientific introduces SPion™ technology to enable in vivo mass spectrometry.

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June 2018


NASA, UMD, and Trace Matters team receive NASA award to develop mini ICP-MS system. 

 June 2017


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

SPion is neither offered, marketed, nor intended for use as a “medical device,” as defined by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s regulations. SPion is not intended for use in the diagnosis of disease or other conditions, or in the cure, mitigation, treatment, or prevention of disease, in man or animals. SPion is intended and marketed solely for use in research settings.

Trace Matters, SPion, SPion Tube, SPion Inlet, SPion Motion, SPion Probe, and SPion Endoscope are trademarks of Trace Matters.  The products mentioned on these pages are protected by U.S. and international patents and patent applications listed here

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