Qcept Technologies, a developer of a patented line sensors for industrial manufacturing, has landed $2.1 million in venture capital.

Venture Wire reported Monday that Qcept, a spin-out of the Georgia Institute for Technology, raised the money from Pittco Capital Partners, which was the lead investor, Atlanta technology Ventures, Bergman & Associates, and others.

Qcept was founded in 2000 by Steven Danyluk, the chairman of advanced manufacturing systems in mechanical engineering and director of the manufacturing research center at the Georgia Institute.

Qcept also is a member of Georgia’s Advanced Technology Development Center. According to the ATDC, Qcept also is the first company it has accepted from the Georgia VentureLab program, which is designed to help commercialize technology developed at Georgia’s research universities.

Qcept has developed sensors that “dramatically improve manufacturing inspection and field monitoring of critical components for the semiconductor, power generation and industrial automation markets,” according to ATDC. “Qcept’s system detects and analyzes key geometrical and chemical features of high-value components including semiconductor wafers and industrial thin-film coatings.”

Danyluk is the chairman and chief technology officer of Qcept. Bret Bergman is the president and chief executive officer. Bergman was a former executive at Internet Security Systems and Nexchange Corporation.

Qcept: www.qcept.com