Lixi, Inc. Incorporates
Lixi, Inc. was incorporated April 18, 1978 as an Illinois corporation to manufacture, sell, distribute and service the LixiScope. The LixiScope and its technology are based in U.S. Patent 4,142,101 which was assigned to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) as a result of their initial investment in research and development activities to bring the LixiScope to market.
NASA grants Lixi Research Limited Partnership a partially exclusive license for the isotope version of the LixiScope on November 29, 1982.