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Innovator Spotlight: Haley Marie Keith


An innovator’s journey from idea to market can be challenging and complicated – but also rewarding. Our Innovator Spotlight series explores how inventor-entrepreneurs in our network have evolved since their early beginnings.

Spears Business Student Spotlight

Spears School of Business

Power couple Haley and Kevin Keith take a class assignment and turn it into a successful business.

SBIR Phase I: Tough polymer composite materials through iLAMB

National Science Foundation

This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I Project objective is to overcome weaknesses of current composite materials due to delamination and develop composites with more than 100% improvement in interlaminar toughness.

MITO Material Solutions awarded grant from the National Science Foundation

Composite World

MITO Material Solutions has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) SBIR grant for $224,988 to conduct R&D work on a nano-additive that doubles the interlaminar toughness of composite materials utilized in aerospace, recreation, and automotive industries.

Sidewall Additive Producer Wins Grant

RV Pro

“This additive would be infused into the resin used to fabricate fiberglass and composite sidewalls, front caps, tanks, possibly even some thermoplastic components subject to delamination like bumpers or showers.”