LiquiGlide

Developed by MIT Researchers, LiquiGlide is basically a “super slippery” coating made up of nontoxic materials that can be applied to all sorts of food packaging. MIT PhD candidate Dave Smith says LiquiGlide is a unique surface because it’s “kind of a structured liquid – it’s rigid like a solid, but it’s lubricated like a liquid.” The coating works with many types of packaging- glass, plastic – and can be applied in any number of ways, including spraying the coating onto the inside of bottles. Continue reading for three videos and more information.

“Last week, LiquiGlide came in second place, out of 215 teams, in MIT’s $100k Entrepreneurship Competition. His team also took home the audience-choice award. Smith is now in talks with a few bottle companies to market LiquiGlide, though nothing is official yet. It’s still early. The team hasn’t even come up with its own company name, nor been incorporated yet. And their lab is still a complete mess,” reports Fast Co.