Microplastic – Detection Method for Presence in Water under Development

A January 11, 2022 joint Triple Ring Technologies and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) news release https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/triple-ring-technologies-and-woods-hole-oceanographic-institution-collaborate-on-microplastic-sensing-in-water-with-epa-grant-301457917.html reports that they “... are collaborating to fill an unmet need in environmental sensing – providing a fieldable, portable microplastic sensor that quantifies the number of plastic particles in water … There is an urgent need for such measurement information, toward informing the public and policy makers, and toward developing and managing effective mitigation strategies for plastic pollution in the world's water bodies … Triple Ring Technologies has been awarded an SBIR Phase I grant by the Environmental Protection Agency entitled "A fieldable, portable, reagent-free microplastic sensor enabling rapid readout and modular operation" and will work with WHOI to execute the grant …” #MicroPlastics #PlasticWaste #SingleUsePlastic @WHOI