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Company Information:

Company Name:
QuantaSpec Inc.
Address:
PO Box 163
Essex Junction, VT
Phone:
(802) 861-2728
URL:
EIN:
201008260
DUNS:
126592653
Number of Employees:
9
Woman-Owned?:
No
Minority-Owned?:
No
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:
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POC Email:
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Narrative:
N/A

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $632,990.00 7
SBIR Phase II $2,479,990.00 3

Award List:

Advanced Detection of Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Kenneth A. Puzey, Chief Technology Officer
Abstract:
Standoff detecctors are required to detect IEDs. These detectors are needed to save the lives of american soldiers. QuantaSpec has developed patent pending methods for long-range, sensitive, and selective standoff detection of explosives. These methods have already demonstrated sensitive remote… More

Automated Identification of Foodborne Pathogens

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$93,000.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The broad long term objective of this research is to develop systems for rapid, inexpensive testing of food, environmental and medical samples. These test systems will detect and identify hazards including: pathogenic b acteria, viruses, biotoxins, etc. The… More

Advanced Detection of Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,990.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Kenneth A. Puzey, President
Abstract:
Standoff detectors are required to detect IEDs. These detectectors are needed to save the lives of American soldiers. QuantaSpec has developed patent pending methods for long-range, sensitive, and selective standoff detection of explosives. These methods have already demonstrated sensitive remote… More

Reagent-less Miniature Wireless Chemical Biological Explosive Sensor

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,990.00
Agency:
DHS
Principal Investigator:
Kenneth Puzey, President
Abstract:
This project will design a miniature wireless reagent-less sensor to detect chemical, biological, and explosive materials in solid, liquid, and vapor form. These sensors are needed to implement a wide area hazard detection network to protect the health and welfare of the public. QuantaSpec will… More

Malaria Diagnostic Methods to Replace Microscopy in Clinical Trials

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Kenneth A. Puzey, President
Abstract:
This project will adapt QuantaSpec's FDA funded research to develop a highly specific and sensitive test to detect malaria parasitemia using Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) spectroscopy. Furthermore, this test will be rapid, automated, inexpensive, reagent-less and highly accurate. Malaria… More

Multiplexed Assay for the Detection of Wound-related Pathogens

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Kenneth A. Puzey, President
Abstract:
This project will develop a bench-top system for the rapid identification of bloodstream infections. Rapid accurate infectious diagnostic systems are needed to identify effective therapy, reduce mortality, morbidity, and treatment costs. QuantaSpec will adapt its FDA funded work to develop a rapid… More

Malaria Diagnostic Methods to Replace Microscopy in Clinical Trials

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$730,000.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Kenneth A. Puzey, President – (802) 861-2728
Abstract:
QuantaSpec is a world leader in FTIR spectroscopy applied research. The purpose of this project is to develop and validate methods for the rapid automated detection and identification of Plasmodia in thin film blood smears using FTIR micro spectroscopy. Infrared micro spectroscopy can be used to… More

Micro Combat ID (MID)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / SOCOM
Principal Investigator:
Shaun Abraham, Sr. Research Scientist
Abstract:
QuantaSpec, Inc., proposes to produce a highly efficient, compact, personnel-worn combat ID beacon visible to a large variety of overhead imaging pods. Multiple incidents of fratricide have highlighted the need for improved combat ID and Identify Friend or Foe (IFF) technology. Recent advances in… More

Wollaston prism based interferometer for chemical and biological early warning

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Kenneth Puzey, Principal Investigator – (802) 861-2728
Abstract:
Rugged field spectrometers with no moving parts are needed for detecting chemical, biological, and explosive threats using the long wavelength infrared (LWIR)spectrum. QuantaSpec has successfully designed, developed, and tested a no moving parts spectrometer with a spectral range of 7 to 12 microns… More

Wollaston prism based interferometer for chemical and biological early warning

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$1,000,000.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Kenneth Puzey, President – (802) 861-2728
Abstract:
Rugged field spectrometers with no moving parts are needed for detecting chemical, biological, and explosive threats using the long wavelength (LWIR) spectrum. QuantaSpec has successfully designed and developed a no moving parts spectrometer with a spectral range of 7 to 12 microns in a past… More