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2011 Tibbetts Awards Ceremony

Posted on Feb 16, 2011
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Washington, DC: February 15, 2011 - Forty-four small businesses and eight individuals were honored for the critical role they play in research and development for the government and for their success in driving innovation and creating new jobs.

The Tibbetts Awards, given by the U.S. Small Business Administration, honor outstanding small businesses and individuals who participate in the SBA’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program.

Named after Roland Tibbetts, pioneer of SBIR program, Tibbetts Awards, are presented to companies and individuals from all over the United States who are beacons of promise and models of excellence in high technology.

Tibbetts Award winners are selected based on the economic impact of their technological innovation, and on whether they have met federal research and development needs, encouraged diverse participation in technological innovation, and increased the commercialization of federal research. 

Award Winners

Individuals and Contributors
Abraham Abuchowski, Prolong Pharmaceuticals - South Plainfield, NJ
Marti Elder - Bozeman, MT.
U.S. Dept. of Energy - Washington, DC
Douglas Maughan - Washington, DC
John H. Ruehe, Phacil, Inc. - Fort Belvoir, VA
Mikhail Plam - Boulder, CO
James Stover - Nashville, TN

3-C ISD - Cary, NC
Adaptive Technologies - Blacksburg, VA
Advanced Cooling Technologies, Inc. - Lancaster, PA
Aerius Photonics, LLC - Ventura, CA
Analysis and Measurement Services Corp. - Knoxville, TN
ANP Technologies - Newark, DE
ATC-NY - Ithaca, NY
Balfour Technologies LLC - Bethpage, NY
BryCoat, Inc. – Oldsmar, FL
Colorado Engineering, Inc. - Colorado Springs, CO
Cornerstone Research Group - Dayton, OH
Corvid Technologies - Mooresville, N.C.
Fiber Materials - Biddeford, ME
FIRST RF Corporation - Boulder, CO
Harris Vaccines - Ames, IA
Hummingbird Scientific - Lacey, WA
Kitware, Inc. - Clifton Park, NY
Kutta Technologies, Inc. - Phoenix, AZ
M4 Sciences - West Lafayette, IN
MedShape Solutions, Inc. - Atlanta, GA
Nanohmics, Inc. - Austin, TX
Network Foundation Technologies, LLC - Ruston, LA
Numerica - Loveland, CO
Ocean Farm Technologies - Morrill, ME
Operational Technologies Corp. - San Antonio, TX
Opto-Knowledge Systems, Inc. - Torrance, CA
Precision Photonics Corp. - Boulder, CO
Quality Electrodynamics, LLC - Mayfield Village, OH
Radiance Technologies, Inc. - Huntsville, AL
RE2, Inc. - Pittsburgh, PA
SA Photonics, LLC - Los Gatos, CA
Safety Dynamics, Inc. - Louisville, CO
Space Micro, Inc. - San Diego, CA
Total Quality Systems, Inc. - Roy, UT
Touch Graphics, Inc. - New York, NY
Trex Hawaii-Advanced Materials Group - Lihue, HI
Variation Reduction Solutions, Inc. - Plymouth, MI
Vecna Technologies, Inc. - Cambridge, MA
ViewPlus Technologies, Inc. - Corvallis, OR
Viocare, Inc. - Princeton, NJ
Weidlinger Associates, Inc. - Mountain View, CA
Williams-Pyro, Inc. - Fort Worth, TX
Windmill International, Inc. - Nashua, NH
Wyatt Technology - Santa Barbara, CA