Patents by Inventor Michel Lonji Kalombo

Michel Lonji Kalombo has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20220233455
    Abstract: The current invention relates to a polymer-lipid nanocomplex for enhanced aqueous solubilisation and absorption of hydrophobic active compounds, a process for producing such a nanocomplex, and to methods of use of such a nanocomplex.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 8, 2020
    Publication date: July 28, 2022
    Applicant: COUNCIL FOR SCIENTIFIC AND INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH
    Inventors: Tshepo Patric Nkuna, Michel Lonji Kalombo
  • Patent number: 11154067
    Abstract: This invention relates to a membrane and method for the preservation of agricultural produce. According to a first aspect of the invention there is provided a membrane for the preservation of agricultural produce comprising first and second outer polymeric layers, at least one of the outer polymeric layers being impregnated with a hydrophilic agent, and an inner layer dispersed in between the outer layers, the inner layer consisting of a polymer being impregnated with a carrier for incorporation of an antimicrobial volatile into the inner layer, the inner layer further including an absorptive agent, wherein in use, the membrane is placed proximate to agricultural produce to be preserved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 26, 2021
    Assignees: Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Agricultural Research Council
    Inventors: Filicity Ann Vries, Michel Lonji Kalombo
  • Publication number: 20190045804
    Abstract: This invention relates to a membrane and method for the preservation of agricultural produce. According to a first aspect of the invention there is provided a membrane for the preservation of agricultural produce comprising first and second outer polymeric layers, at least one of the outer polymeric layers being impregnated with a hydrophilic agent, and an inner layer dispersed in between the outer layers, the inner layer consisting of a polymer being impregnated with a carrier for incorporation of an antimicrobial volatile into the inner layer, the inner layer further including an absorptive agent, wherein in use, the membrane is placed proximate to agricultural produce to be preserved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 9, 2016
    Publication date: February 14, 2019
    Inventors: Filicity Ann Vries, Michel Lonji Kalombo, Patricia Mmatsetlha Kgomotoso Mathabe