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Company Information:

Company Name: Nerites Corporation
City: Madison
State: WI
Zip+4: -
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: (608) 443-2440

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $799,160.00 7
SBIR Phase II $4,952,866.00 3

Award List:

Polymer Coatings for Prevention of Bacterial Contamination of Dental Waterlines

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Jeffrey L. Dalsin
Award Amount: $99,073.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Polymer Coatings for Prevention of Bacterial Contamination in Dental Waterlines Copious amounts of water are used for rinsing and cooling purposes in restorative and surgical dental procedures. Bacterial fouling of dental unit waterlines that deliver this water… More

Development of a Biodegradable, Water-resistant Tissue Adhesive based on Mussel A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Bruce P. Lee
Award Amount: $99,752.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Development of a Biodegradable, Water-Resistant Tissue Adhesive based on Mussel Adhesive Proteins Wound closure continues to be one of the most important parts of all surgical procedures. Every operation requires proper wound closure to ensure timely wound… More

Novel Polymer Coatings to Prevent Biofilms on Urinary Stents and Catheters

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $99,985.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Project Summary/Abstract Novel Polymer Coatings to Prevent Biofilms on Urinary Stents and Catheters Nearly all patients with indwelling urinary stents or catheters experience bacterial infections and pro blems with encrustation. For stents, these… More

Bioadhesive Membrane Construct for Hernia Repair

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Bruce P. Lee
Award Amount: $116,307.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): A hernia occurs when part of an internal organ bulges through a weak area of muscle, with most hernias occurring in the abdomen. Surgical hernia repair is one of the most commonly performed surgeries in the US. While us ing prosthetic mesh as a reinforcement has… More

Novel Polymer Coatings for Prevention of Biofilms in Dental Unit Waterlines

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $583,816.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Copious amounts of water are used for rinsing and cooling purposes in restorative and surgical Dental procedures. Bacterial fouling due to biofilm formation in the Dental unit waterlines that deliver this water is a per sistent problem in clinical Dentistry and… More

SBIR Phase I: Bioadhesive Construct to Augment Rotator Cuff Repair

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Laura Vollenweider, BS
Award Amount: $99,990.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project proposes to develop a novel bioadhesive construct to help repair rotator cuff tears. Current methods are limited and frequently result in repair failure. Marine mussels provide the inspiration for the technology presented in this… More

Bioadhesive Membrane Construct for Hernia Repair

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Bruce P. Lee
Award Amount: $2,155,282.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): A hernia occurs when part of an internal organ bulges through a weak area of fascia, with most hernias occurring in the abdomen. Surgical hernia repair is one of the most commonly performed surgeries in the US. While us ing prosthetic mesh as a reinforcement has… More

Bioadhesive Membrane Constructs to Augment Tendon Repair

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Bruce P. Lee
Award Amount: $134,053.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The frequency with which tendon injuries are occurring is increasing due to medical advances that allow an increasingly aging population to remain physically active longer than previously possible. There is a great dea l of controversy among the orthopedic… More

Novel Polymer Coatings to Prevent Biofilms on Urinary Stents and Catheters

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Baiyan Dong
Award Amount: $2,213,768.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Novel Polymer Coatings to Prevent Biofilms on Urinary Stents and Catheters Bacterial infection and subsequent encrustation of urinary stents and catheters is a persistent problem in clinical urology and leads to signifi cant patient morbidity and mortality. Most… More

SBIR Phase I:Biomimetic Adhesive for Seroma Prevention

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Bruce P. Lee, PhD
Award Amount: $150,000.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project proposes to develop a novel biomimetic adhesive for seroma prevention. Commercial bioadhesives have demonstrated mixed results as they are hampered by weak adhesive strengths, the need to mix precursors, and undesirable degradation… More