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Company Information:

Company Name:
PICOCAL, Inc.
Address:
11200 SW 8th St
AHC 3 510
Miami, FL 33199-2516
Phone:
(734) 972-9348
URL:
N/A
EIN:
200463924
DUNS:
132396602
Number of Employees:
2
Woman-Owned?:
No
Minority-Owned?:
Yes
HUBZone-Owned?:
No

Commercialization:

Has been acquired/merged with?:
N/A
Has had Spin-off?:
N/A
Has Had IPO?:
N/A
Year of IPO:
N/A
Has Patents?:
N/A
Number of Patents:
N/A
Total Sales to Date $:
$ 0.00
Total Investment to Date $
$ 0.00
POC Title:
N/A
POC Name:
N/A
POC Phone:
N/A
POC Email:
N/A
Narrative:
N/A

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $949,671.00 6
SBIR Phase II $1,963,535.00 3
STTR Phase I $149,869.00 1

Award List:

SBIR Phase I: Low Noise Scanning Thermal Microscopy for Defect Detection and Characterization of Semiconductor Materials

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,925.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)Phase I project addresses a scanning thermal microscope (SThM) system, which can be used for measuring thermal parameters such as temperature, thermal conductance, and heat capacity in nanotechnology, semiconductor, and biological applications. The SThM… More

SBIR Phase I: Micromachined Four Point Probes for Electrical Characterization at the Nano-Scale

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,844.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project will demonstrate the technical and commercial viability of a state-of-the-art enabling system for measuring sheet resistance in thin films and nanostructures for microelectronics applications at the nanoscale. The proposed micromachined… More

SBIR Phase I: A High-Throughput Scanning Probe Microscope Using Micromachined Ultracompliant Probe Arrays with Embedded Sensors for Simultaneous Topography and Thermal Imaging

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,998.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project will develop a high throughput scanning probe microscopy system for measuring topography and thermal parameters in nanotechnology, bio and semiconductor applications. The need for higher throughput in scanning probe microscopy will be… More

SBIR Phase II: A High-Throughput Scanning Probe Microscope Using Micromachined Ultracompliant Probe Arrays with Embedded Sensors for Simultaneous Topography and Thermal Imag

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$499,694.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project aims to produce a commercial prototype of a state-of-the-art high throughput scanning probe microscope (HT-SPM), which can be used for measuring topography and thermal parameters in nanotechnology, bio, and semiconductor applications.… More

Novel single cell disease markers with a hybrid AFM scanning piezo-thermal probe

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$400,128.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): In this SBIR a powerful new tool for imaging biological samples with sub-nanometer resolution is proposed. This tool allows for information on cellular processes to be measured from the mechanical and thermal properties of living cells. To date there has been no… More

SBIR Phase I: Automated Identification and Rapid Detection of Explosives Using Piezoresistive Micro- and Nano-Cantilever Arrays

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,776.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I research project develops an inexpensive, rugged piezo-resistive micro-cantilever sensor array for explosives and toxins detection with the ability for wireless data transmission. The sensor can identify analytes by changes in the electronic properties… More

STTR Phase I: Advanced Uncooled Infrared Detectors at the Nano-Scale

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,869.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Research Institution:
University of Michigan Ann Arbor
RI Contact:
Cagliyan Kurdak
Abstract:
This Small Business Technology Transfer Phase I project aims to develop highly sensitive and inexpensive uncooled microbolometers using ultra-thin films of metals, metal oxides, or semi-metals. These microbolometers will be attractive for use in portable night vision devices and other thermal… More

SBIR Phase II: ERC-Small Business: Micromachined thermal probes for localized nano-manufacturing

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$199,920.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
NSF invites funding requests from current Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) Phase II grantees to perform collaborative research with an Engineering Research Center (ERC). The goals of this collaborative effort are to provide a mutually beneficial… More

A research and drug development tool for the real time in vitro study of single c

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$1,263,921.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Angelo Gaitas – 734-913-2608
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION: In this SBIR Phase II PicoCal will develop a high throughput apparatus to measure changes in cell adhesion at the level of individual receptor-ligand interactions in real time. This tool finds critical applications in research and drug development and would allow researchers to study… More

SBIR Phase I: Electrophysiology and fluidic delivery with a nano patch-clamp probe

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$150,000.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project aims to develop a micromachined patch-clamp probe that enables sub-cellular imaging, electrophysiology, and fluidic delivery at the nanoscale with control of applied force at pN levels. The probe can operate like a force sensing finger… More