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Systems and methods for aerial seeding

NJIT Case No. 15-021


Inventors:  Chrystoff Camacho


Intellectual Property & Development status: Patent Publication No. US20160234997A1. US Patent Protection is pending.

NJIT is currently seeking commercial partners for the further development and commercialization of this opportunity.


Technology Brief: Researchers at New Jersey Institute of Technology in the Department of Chemistry and Environmental Science invented a novel delivery devices and methods to deliver seedlings and/or seeds aerially to reforest areas in need of reforestation.


The invention is a reforestation capsules composed of biodegradable materials are operable to be used in aerial reforestation operations. Capsules may contain one or more seedlings, compacted fertilizer, soil, and/or nutrients. Capsules include a flight platform component and cone tip component. The capsule structure survives impact and may serve as additional nutrient for the seedling(s).

Published Patent is available at



Patent Information:
For Information, Contact:
Simon Nynens
VP, Business Incubation
New Jersey Institute of Technology
Chrystoff Camacho
Patent Pending
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