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Membrane Protective Technologies, Inc.

MPTI will provide a 10+% increase in effectiveness of artificial insemination through our patented technology, GameteGuard.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Other
  • Location Fort Collins, CO, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded October 2006
  • Employees 5

Company Summary

Pregnancy,and pregnancy retention are economically important in many agricultural industries. Pregnancy rates in artifically inseminated dairy cattle has declined in past decades and costs today's dairy farmer >$300 mm annually. MPTI's propriety technology, GameteGuard will save $10's mm. A recent cattle breeding trial demonstrated ~30% pregnancy rate improvement using GameteGuard treated sperm. MPTI, a CO c-corp is seeking $700,000.


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    Mr. James Herickhoff

    Mr. Herickhoff, CEO, has 30+ years experience in the development, creation, commercialization and growth of a technology and of a company. His C-level management, Board of Director experiences, and extensive leadership skills are brought to bear on MPTI's growth and development.

    Iin addition to his leadership skills, he is the inventor on 6 patents.

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    Dr. Lisa Herickhoff

    Dr. Lisa Herickhoff, President of MPTI hsa >15 years commercial science experience including antioxidants, and sperm technologies. She is the inventor on over 16 patents which include sperm technology, and commercial applications for antioxidants.

    In addition to her scientific expertise, Dr. Herickhoff holds an M.B.A. and has tehnical sales and management experience focused on commercial use of antioxidants.

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    Dr. Patrick Burns
    Lead Scientist

    Dr. Burns, a UNC professor and project consultant, is a reproductive physiologist leanding significant expertise in breeding trials, bovine reproduction and the bovine industry.

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    Dr. Rupert Amann
    Scientific Advisor

    Dr. Amann is a world renowned andrologist, and Colorado State University Professor Emeritis.

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    Dr. George Seidel
    Scientific Advisor

    Dr. Seidel is also a world renowned andrologist and Colorado State University Professor Emeritis.