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Company Information:

Company Name: POLY-MED, INC.
City: ANDERSON
State: SC
Zip+4: 29625
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: N/A

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,553,664.00 19
SBIR Phase II $3,187,886.00 5

Award List:

Absorbable Gels for Modulated Bioavailability of Vaccines

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Shalaby W. Shalaby, Ph.d.
Award Amount: $69,828.00
Abstract:
Growing interest in vaccination and diversity of new vaccines which can be administered as a single dose for timely response and prolonged immunity evoked use of absorbable polymers for developing controlled delivery systems. Although absorbable microspheres were explored for controlled delivery of… More

Soy Protein Derivatives as Biodegradable Films

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Dr. Shalaby W. Shalaby , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
Identified needs for new opportunities to enhance agriculture's rold as a reliable supplier of new industrial materials directed the attention to soy protein, an abundant basic agricultural product, to explore its potential as a viable source of such materials. This and the growing interest in… More

Thermoplastic Cation Exchangers for Water Detoxification & heavy Metals Recovery

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: EPA
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $69,736.00

CONTROLLED DELIVERY OF ANTIBIOTICS FOR OSTEOMYELITIS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $99,243.00

Injectable Absorbable Ocular Inserts for Controoled Drug Delivery

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Shalaby W. Shalaby
Award Amount: $99,660.00
Abstract:
It is recognized that delivery of drugs to retina at therapeutic levels through systemic or topical administration is impossible in most cases and blood retinal barrier prevents penetration of many systemic drugs into the retina. For this contemporary investigators focusing on the treatment of… More

BONE REGENERATION ON SURFACE-MODIFIED POLYMERIC IMPLANTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Shalaby, shalaby w
Award Amount: $99,950.00
Abstract:
Two major areas of biomaterials which present the biomedical industry and orthopedic community with a formidable challenge pertain to their use in joint replacement and tissue engineering. Inability of most materials used in orthopedic implants to form an interfacial bond with bone is often… More

SBIR Phase I: Surface-Modified, Ultrahigh Strength Polyethylene Fibers and Their Composites

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Shalaby Shalaby
Award Amount: $74,917.00

POLYMERS FOR AUGMENTING R BOTULINUM VACCINE EFFICACY

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Shalaby, Shalaby W
Award Amount: $99,972.00

HIGHLY ORIENTED PEEK/PEEK COMPOSITES FOR DENTAL IMPLANTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Shalaby, Shalaby W
Award Amount: $99,944.00

CONTROLLED DELIVERY SYSTEM FOR ANTHRAX VACCINE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Shalaby, Shalaby W
Award Amount: $90,462.00

Surface-Modified, Ultrahigh Strength Polyethylene Fibers and Their Composites

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Shalaby Shalaby
Award Amount: $399,590.00

INTRAVAGINAL CONTROLLED DELIVERY OF MISOPROSTOL

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Shalaby W. Shalaby
Award Amount: $99,962.00
Abstract:
Not Available Advances in both hardware and software technology in the areas of pressure sensor technology and automated data acquisition make it feasible to configure complex test equipment in an efficient and cost effective manner. The proposed research involves reviewing available sensor… More

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Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Shalaby W. Shalaby
Award Amount: $99,990.00

Synthetic Substitutes of Surgical Gut Sutures

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Shalaby W. Shalaby
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Prior to introduction of polyglycolide (PG) as braided synthetic absorbable sutures, surgical gut suture (SGS) was the choice suture for many surgical procedures. Although the PG suture was a strong competitor to SGS, the latter remained… More

Gel-forming Systems for Adhesion Prevention

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Shalaby W. Shalaby
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (Verbatim from the Applicant's Abstract): Adhesion formation after abdominal surgery is a significant cause of post-operative morbidity. In gynecological surgery, adhesions can lead to infertility, chronic pain, and obstructive disorder. Numerous adhesion… More

HIGHLY ORIENTED PEEK/PEEK COMPOSITES FOR DENTAL IMPLANT

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Shalaby W. Shalaby
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
The Phase I study demonstrated the feasibility that highly oriented PEEK and carbon-fiber-reinforced PEEK (CFR-PEEK) could be engineered as surface phosphonylated dental implants and these implants could be microtextured to enhance osseointegration. In the Phase I study, surface-phosphonylated and… More

HIGHLY ORIENTED PEEK/PEEK COMPOSITES FOR DENTAL IMPLANT

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Shalaby W. Shalaby
Award Amount: $620,796.00
Abstract:
The Phase I study demonstrated the feasibility that highly oriented PEEK and carbon-fiber-reinforced PEEK (CFR-PEEK) could be engineered as surface phosphonylated dental implants and these implants could be microtextured to enhance osseointegration. In the Phase I study, surface-phosphonylated and… More

LOW-DOSE RADIATION STERILIZATION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Shalaby W. Shalaby
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
Phase I study and recent results demonstrated that (1) polypropylene (PP) monofilament and polyglycolide (PG) braided sutures can be sterilized by 5 and 7.5 kGy gamma radiation in sealed packages in the presence of minute amounts of radiolytically controlled formaldehyde (CH2O) precursors; (2) under… More

LOW-DOSE RADIATION STERILIZATION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Shalaby W. Shalaby
Award Amount: $693,609.00
Abstract:
Phase I study and recent results demonstrated that (1) polypropylene (PP) monofilament and polyglycolide (PG) braided sutures can be sterilized by 5 and 7.5 kGy gamma radiation in sealed packages in the presence of minute amounts of radiolytically controlled formaldehyde (CH2O) precursors; (2) under… More

Gel-forming Systems for Adhesion Prevention

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Shalaby W. Shalaby
Award Amount: $726,047.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Phase I study directed toward minimizing or preventing post-operative adhesion (POA) demonstrated that (1) a drug-free, gel-forming copolyester vehicle is more effective than hyaluronic acid (HA); (2) HA-based formulations are generally less effective than… More

Bioswellable Absorbable Monofilament Sutures

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Shalaby W. Shalaby
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Most mechanical ligations of living tissues using surgical sutures require a combination of a thread and needle combination. In most cases, the needle diameter far exceeds that of the suture, which can result in leakage of bodily fluids, including blood, through… More

Absorbable, Self-setting Bone Cement

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Shalaby W. Shalaby
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Since early development of polymethyl methacrylate bone cement (PMMA-BC), there have been many efforts to develop alternative compositions to circumvent some of its clinical shortcomings, which include (1) monomer cytot oxicity; (3) inability to form strong joint… More

Bioswellable Absorbable Monofilament Sutures

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Shalaby W. Shalaby
Award Amount: $747,844.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Bioswellable Absorbable Monofilament Sutures Abstract Phase I study was intended and did demonstrate the feasibility of applying a new concept in macromolecular chain design to develop novel, synthetic, bioswellable, ab sorbable, compliant, coated and uncoated… More

Absorbable Triphasic Hernial Meshes

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Shalaby W. Shalaby
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Hernial repair is the most frequent operation in general surgery for which synthetic meshes are commonly used in repairing abdominal defects. Frequently used meshes consist of non-absorbable polymers such as polypropyle ne, polyethylene terephthalate, or… More