The High-Performance Materials Institute (HPMI) is a multidisciplinary research institute at Florida State University. HPMI strives to recruit, develop and retain top quality faculty and staff who will develop HPMI into a center of excellence for research and education in the field of advanced materials. Leading edge, revolutionary technology comes as the result of creativity, vision, talent, dedication and teamwork.
Porifera Inc. was founded with the goal of developing membranes with vastly superior permeability, durability, and selectivity for water purification and other applications such as carbon sequestration. Our vision is to use carbon nanotubes to improve membrane performance, enabling affordable and plentiful fresh drinking water worldwide. Our R&D team includes scientists and engineers with over 25 years commercializing advanced materials, environmental, and membrane technologies.