The Kite team is comprised of a range of passionate professionals devoted to combating mosquito-borne diseases worldwide.
We assembled a world-class team of scientists, engineers, product designers, public health experts, and entrepreneurs to transform our scientific discoveries into real products that can have an impact on the lives of people around the world.
Kite Patch is a product ofieCrowd‘s OlfactorLaboratories, Inc. (OLI). OLI is developing a range of new technologies and products that leverage the company’s patent-pending technologies capable of blocking mosquitoes’ ability to detect C02, among other new developments. Considered a breakthrough in the fight against mosquito-borne diseases, the Kite technology platform is comprised of a range of products in development for use globally in the effort to protect humans from mosquitoes. As an ieCrowd company, OLI benefits from ieCrowd’s business infrastructure and platform for scaling market-driven products to solve global challenges, such as malaria, Dengue, Yellow Fever, and West Nile. OLI’s original intellectual property was licensed from the University of California Riverside (UCR), where the research benefitted from grants from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the National Institutes of Health. OLI has since filed for four patents and benefits from collaborations with the USDA, U.S. Army, multiple non-profits, foundations, consortiums, and governments.