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Company Information:

Company Name: Selenium, Ltd.
City: Austin
State: TX
Zip+4: 78738-5515
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: Yes
HUBZone-Owned: No
Phone: N/A

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $149,537.00 1
SBIR Phase II $499,999.00 1
STTR Phase I $296,441.00 2
STTR Phase II $912,942.00 1

Award List:

Antimicrobial Dental Devices and Waterlines

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Research Institution: TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY HEALTH S
Principal Investigator: Ted Reid
Award Amount: $141,054.00
RI Contact: N/A
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Bacterial contamination of Dental water lines is a major concern in modern Dentistry and may cause infection in Dental patients with compromised immune systems. This includes patients with cancer, diabetes, or AIDS; car diac patients who often require… More

Inhibition of Biofilms on Tympanostomy Tubes

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Research Institution: Texas Tech University Health Scis Center
Principal Investigator: Ted W. Reid – 806-743-2417
Award Amount: $155,387.00
RI Contact:
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Bacterial biofilm formation on medical implants is a serious clinical problem. Biofilms can turn a simple implant into a serious complication. Recently we showed that the covalent attachment of micrograms of organo-selenium to the surface of an orthodontic… More

Antimicrobial Dental Devices and Waterlines

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / STTR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Research Institution: Texas Tech University Health Scis Center
Principal Investigator: Ted W. Reid – 806-743-2417
Award Amount: $912,942.00
RI Contact:
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Bacterial contamination of dental water lines is a major concern in modern dentistry and may cause infection in dental patients with compromised immune systems. This includes patients with cancer, diabetes, or AIDS; cardiac patients who often require prophylactic… More

SBIR Phase I: Selenium Biopolymer Spacers to Prevent Biofouling of Reverse Osmosis Modules

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Robert E. Hanes
Award Amount: $149,537.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project proposes to incorporate antimicrobial properties into the materials of a reverse osmosis (RO) membrane module, providing constant protection from bacterial attachment. Bacterial growth on the surface of RO membranes is a significant… More

SBIR Phase II: Selenium Biopolymer Spacers to Prevent Biofouling of Reverse Osmosis Modules

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Robert E. Hanes
Award Amount: $499,999.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase II project will build upon the data compiled during Phase I in which Selenium Ltd. worked with university and commercial partners to develop a novel anti-biofouling technology to be deployed in water filtration membranes and membrane spacers. The… More