Licensing & Ventures Group


Year Founded: 2012

Bob Lloyd, Dave McDaniel


770 Harris Street, Suite 104b

Charlottesville, Virginia 22903

BrightSpec is a commercial-stage life science instrumentation company founded in Charlottesville, VA in the Fall of 2012. BrightSpec IP in molecular rotational resonance (MRR) is based on technology licensed from the University of Virginia. BrightSpec offers MRR as a new, powerful technique for analytical chemistry ranging across R&D, quality assurance, and manufacturing process control applications and across many industries including pharma, chemical, and consumer products. BrightSpec is commercializing a portfolio of instruments and provides supporting lab services. 

CEO: Walter H. Colsman