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Company Information:

Company Name: SYNKERA TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
City: LONGMONT
State: CO
Zip+4: -
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: (720) 494-8401

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $3,386,125.00 30
SBIR Phase II $8,206,458.00 13
STTR Phase I $619,991.00 6
STTR Phase II $1,249,994.00 2

Award List:

Nanostructures for Electronic and Sensing Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Debra J. Deininger, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
The proposed project will develop sensors and electronic components from metal oxide based nanotubes and nanowires. These nanostructured materials will be grown under controlled conditions and characterized via electron microscopy in order to relate the effects of variations in growth parameters to… More

SBIR Phase I: High Flux Metal-Ceramic Hydrogen Separation Membranes

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Dmitri Routkevitch, PI
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project targets development of an innovative membrane for separation of hydrogen. The development of advanced hydrogen separation membranes based on an innovative nanostructured architecture and a unique fabrication process is proposed. The… More

Composite Metal-Ceramic Hydrogen Separation Membranes

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dmitri Routkevitch, Dr.
Award Amount: $99,999.00
Abstract:
75828-Energy-efficient, cost-effective hydrogen production is necessary to support the increasing demand for clean fuels. Unfortunately, existing technologies for the separation of hydrogen from other gases are expensive and complicated. Membrane separation is a promising technology, which offers… More

Optical Windows from Nanostructured Ceramic Composites

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Research Institution: University fo Colorado at Boulder
Principal Investigator: Dmitri Routkevitch, Product Manager
Award Amount: $70,000.00
RI Contact: Laurence D. Nelson
Abstract:
Future weapon and aircraft systems require IR windows and domes capable of withstanding greater heating rates, greater mechanical loads, and more severe rain and particle impact environments than can be withstood by sapphire. Nanostructured ceramic composites with grain size below 50 nm have the… More

Ceramic Microchannel Plates with Angular-Biased Channels

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Oleg Polyakov, Dr.
Award Amount: $99,984.00
Abstract:
75603-Microchannel plate (MCP) detectors with advanced performance are needed for the high energy and nuclear physics experiments. Conventional glass fiber MCP technology has reached its fundamental limits in spatial and temporal resolution, signal-to-noise capability, high-count rate capabilities,… More

Portable detector for low vapor pressure toxic chemicals

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DHS
Principal Investigator: Debra J. Deininger, Sr. Scientist
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
Synkera Technologies proposes to develop an innovative new field detector for low vapor pressure toxic industrial chemicals (TICs). This detector will be based upon the integration of a unique low power pre-concentrator with an array of solid state electrochemical sensors. The solid state… More

Metal-Organic Framework Adsorbents for Fuel Cell - Relevant Small Molecules

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Research Institution: Colorado State University
Principal Investigator: Oleg Polyakov, Sr. Scientist
Award Amount: $100,000.00
RI Contact: Arundeep S. Pradhan
Abstract:
This Small Business Technology Transfer Phase I project seeks to develop and commercialize novel ceramic membrane-absorbers for hydrogen purification in fuel processing systems associated with polymer electrolyte fuel cells. Our innovation is based on integration of novel highly efficient… More

Acoustic Sensors for Detection of Persistent Organic Contaminants in Water

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOC
Principal Investigator: Debra J. Deininger, Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $75,000.00
Abstract:
This SBIR Phase I project is for an innovative, advanced microsensor for the detection of persistent organic pollutants in natural waters. The proposed sensor is a type of acoustic wave sensor fabricated via micromachining of anodic aluminum oxide, followed by coating with piezoelectric zinc oxide… More

Optical Windows from Nanostructured Ceramic Composites

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / STTR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Research Institution: UNIV. OF COLORADO AT BOULDER
Principal Investigator: Dmitri Routkevitch, Product Manager/Principal Scientist
Award Amount: $499,995.00
RI Contact: Ralph L. Brown
Abstract:
Future weapon and aircraft systems require IR windows and domes capable of withstanding greater heating rates, greater mechanical loads, and more severe rain and particle impact environments than can be withstood by sapphire. Nanostructured ceramic composites with grain size below 50 nm have the… More

Metal-Organic Framework Adsorbents for Fuel Cell - Relevant Small Molecules

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / STTR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Research Institution: COLORADO STATE UNIV.
Principal Investigator: Oleg Polyakov, Sr. Scientist
Award Amount: $749,999.00
RI Contact: Arundeep S. Pradhan
Abstract:
This Small Business Technology Transfer Phase II project seeks to develop and commercialize compact, lightweight, and high-energy-density hydrocarbon fuel processor. The processor will supply contaminant-free hydrogen at a rate sufficient to support a 20-W PEM fuel cell for 72 hours. Our… More

Ammonia Gas Senors for Agricultural Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Clayton Kostelecky
Award Amount: $80,000.00
Abstract:
Animal waste is a substantial source of ammonia. The purpose of this project is to develop sensors to monitor ammonia levels and regulate them to protect human and animal health. In addition, sensor networks utilizing these sensors will aid in assessing ammonia emissions from agricultural systems.

Novel Ceramic Microchannel Plates for Biomedical Imaging

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Oleg G. Polyakov
Award Amount: $346,922.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Biomedical imaging, such as fluorescence microscopy and autoradiography, constantly raises the bar for sensitivity and spatial and temporal resolution of imaging detectors. Many advanced detectors used in biomedical imaging, including intensified CCD cameras,… More

SBIR Phase II: High Flux Metal-Ceramic Hydrogen Separation Membranes

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Dmitri Routkevitch, Dr
Award Amount: $422,292.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project targets development of an innovative membrane for separation of hydrogen. These membranes are based on an innovative nanostructured architecture and a unique fabrication process. The proposed approach enable an ultra-thin Pd separation… More

Ammonia Gas Sensors for Agricultural Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Clayton J. Kostelecky, Senior Engineer
Award Amount: $296,000.00
Abstract:
Animal waste is a substantial source of ammonia. By monitoring and regulating ammonia levels, protection of human and animal health, and increased animal productivity should be realized. Distributed ammonia sensor networks will aid in assessing ammonia emissions from agricultural systems.

Acoustic Sensors for Detection of Persistent Organic Contaminants in Water

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOC
Principal Investigator: Debra J. Deininger, Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $300,000.00
Abstract:
This SBIR Phase II project is for the development of an innovative, advanced microsensor for the detection of persistent organic pollutants in natural waters. The proposed sensor is a type of acoustic wave sensor fabricated via micromachining of anodic aluminum oxide, followed by coating with… More

Nanodielectrics for High Power Capacitors and Passive Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Research Institution: ARIZONA STATE UNIV.
Principal Investigator: Oleg Polyakov, Sr. Scientist
Award Amount: $99,992.00
RI Contact: Lawrence Fallis
Abstract:
This Small Business Technology Transfer Phase I project seeks to develop and commercialize novel nanodielectrics with the internal structure enabling extremely high values of the dielectric constant. Lightweight, compact, high energy density capacitors capable of operation at several MJ per pulse… More

Development of a Neural Co-Culture Bioactive Compound Sensor

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Research Institution: UNIV. OF COLORADO
Principal Investigator: Elizabeth Mirowski
Award Amount: $99,999.00
RI Contact: Randall W. Draper
Abstract:
Synkera Technologies proposes to develop a bipartite Living Neural Networks (LNN) platform capable of sustaining two different types of intercommunicating neuronal modules that can be independently exposed to and record electrical and biochemical perturbations. The focal point of the proposed… More

Nanocatalysts for Hydrocarbon-Fueled Rocket Based Combined Cycle (RBCC) Engines

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Research Institution: COLORADO STATE UNIV.
Principal Investigator: Oleg Polyakov, Sr. Scientist
Award Amount: $100,000.00
RI Contact: Arundeep S. Pradhan
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project involves the development of homogeneous catalysts for cracking of hydrocarbon fuel. Future concept space vehicles employ regeneratively cooled engines which rely on the fuel to absorb engine heat to ensure survival of the engine structure at a… More

Human Detector for Cargo Shipping Containers

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DHS
Principal Investigator: Clayton J. Kostelecky, Senior Engineer
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
Detection of human stowaways in cargo containers is an area of grave concern, and the proposed project will develop a sensor module for the detection of humans hidden within cargo shipping containers. Humans hiding in shipping containers are a threat to homeland security and detectors to reliably… More

CO2 Microsensors for Atmospheric Measurements

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Clayton J. Kostelecky, Senior Engineer
Award Amount: $79,999.00
Abstract:
The atmospheric levels of CO2 have been increasing over the past two centuries due to human activities, and presently about three-quarters of the anthropogenic CO2 emissions are due to fossil-fuel combustion. By providing a new, alternative sensor, that is significantly lower cost than, but provides… More

SBIR Phase I: New Ceramic Sub-Microchannel Plates

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Dmitri Routkevitch, Dr
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project proposes the development of advanced high-resolution ceramic micro-channel plates (MCPs). MCPs are used in many types of astrophysics photon detectors, as well as in scientific instrumentation, medical imaging and in low- and night… More

SBIR Phase I: Catalytic Nanochannel Reactor Arrays for Fuel Reforming

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Dmitri Routkevitch, Dr
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I research project proposes the development of advanced nanochannel array reactors for energy-efficient and cost-effective distributed hydrogen generation. Although catalytic reforming addresses this need, the performance and manufacturability of… More

Advanced Sensor to Identify and Quantify Contaminants in Cockpit Air

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Debra Deininger, Sr. Scientist/ Product Manager
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
This Phase I project will focus on the development of a suite of sensors for detection of cockpit air pollutants including fuel vapor, hydraulic fluid, heat exchanger fluid, carbon monoxide, particle debris and smoke. The sensors will be based upon advances in nanotechnology and ceramic… More

Microelectrochemical Sensors for Hazardous Material Detection

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Clayton J. Kostelecky
Award Amount: $99,000.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Synkera Technologies proposes to develop new electrochemical sensors for the identification of failures in hazardous materials containment systems, such as chemical storage tanks. These sensors will form the basis for m iniaturized devices that can be used for… More

New Nanostructured Sensor Arrays for Hydride Detection

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Debra J. Deininger
Award Amount: $99,998.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The goal of the proposed project is the development of improved sensors for the detection of hydrides (including arsine, phosphine and diborane) for protection of worker health and safety. Current sensors suffer from se vere limitations including lack of… More

Nanostructured CO Sensor for Fuel Cell Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Oleg Polyakov, Dr
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
PEM fuel cells that are fueled by reformate hydrogen could fill a critical need for alternative energy sources, provided that a critical technical challenge can be overcome: the poisoning of the electrocatalyst by CO. An adequate CO sensing system is needed, yet existing CO sensors are not… More

Rapid LSPR detection of cardiac markers

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Oleg G. Polyakov
Award Amount: $186,020.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Cardiovascular disease is the number one killer in the United States and in other developed countries. Many victims of acute myocardial infarction, or heart attack, do not make it to the hospital alive, and a number of those who do don't survive once they get… More

Nanostructured Catalytic Reactors for Air Purification

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Stephen S. Williams, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,996.00
Abstract:
This SBIR Phase I project proposes the development of lightweight compact nanostructured catalytic reactors for air purification from toxic gaseous organic pollutants, particulate matter, and microorganisms. Volatile organic compounds will be catalytically oxidized when the contaminated air stream… More

Nanorod Array Photoelectrochemical Hydrogen Production

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Rikard A. Wind, Dr
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
The development of new technologies for a ¿hydrogen economy¿ would allow the U.S. to substantially reduce its dependence on foreign oil. However, significant technical and economic hurdles keep this potential from being attained. One of these hurdles involves the practical production of… More

Nanorod Array Solid-State Neutron Detectors

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DHS
Principal Investigator: Rikard A. Wind, Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $150,000.00
Abstract:
In this Phase I SBIR project, Synkera proposes to develop and commercialize solid-state neutron detectors of a unique architecture that will enable sensor modules for a variety of operating environment. The neutron detectors are based around nanoporous anodic aluminum oxide, and will be fabricated… More

SBIR Phase II: New Ceramic Sub-Microchannel Plates

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Dmitri M. Routkevitch, PhD
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
This SBIR Phase II research project proposes to develop and commercialize advanced high- resolution ceramic microchannel plates (s-MCPs) for applications in low- and night vision devices, scientific detectors and biomedical imaging. Conventional glass-fiber MCP technology has reached its fundamental… More

SBIR Phase II: Catalytic Nanochannel Reactor Arrays for Fuel Reforming

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Dmitri L. Routkevitch, PhD
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project proposes to develop and commercialize advanced nanochannel array reactors for efficient and cost-effective fuel reforming for fuel cells and other applications. Conventional reformers have significant performance, size, reliability and… More

STTR Phase I: Radial Nanojunction Array Photovoltaic Materials

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Research Institution: Univ of CO Boulder
Principal Investigator: Dmitri A. Routkevitch, Dr
Award Amount: $150,000.00
RI Contact: Steven K. George
Abstract:
This Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase I project involves the development of a new method for fabrication of nanostructured photovoltaics with ultra-high efficiency. Solar energy conversion using photovoltaics (PVs) is an important energy technology. However, to fully realize solar… More

Advanced Personal Gas Detectors for Mining Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Dmitri Routkevitch
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Abstract The risk of explosions in underground mines due to the presence of combustible gases is severe. The overall long-term objective of the proposed project is to develop and commercialize a new generation of afford able, reliable and portable hazardous gas… More

Lightweight, Compact Atmospheric Gas Sensor

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / SOCOM
Principal Investigator: Debra J. Deininger, Product Manager / Sr. Scientist
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
The objective of the SBIR project is to develop a lightweight and compact atmospheric and trace gas sensors that can be safely used within the Scope of Certification boundary to provide real-time monitoring of CO2, O2 and trace contaminant levels in manned compartments or within piping systems… More

Miniature and Reliale Chemical Sensors

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DHS
Principal Investigator: Debra Deininger, Sr. Scientist/Product Manager
Award Amount: $99,990.00
Abstract:
This project will develop a robust and inexpensive miniature sensor system that will enable ubiquitous chemical detection through integration into hand held devices such as cellular phones or attachment to other personal wireless devices that provide for sensor integration, geo-location, and contain… More

Nanorod Array Photoelectrochemical Hydrogen Production

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Rikard A. Wind, Dr
Award Amount: $750,000.00
Abstract:
The absence of a practical method for the production of pure hydrogen fuel keeps the potential of a hydrogen economy from being attained. What is perhaps the most-promising future source of hydrogen fuel ¿ water-splitting via sunlight, or photoelectrochemical (PEC) hydrogen production ¿ is… More

Formaldehyde Molecular Recognition Microsensor

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Oleg G. Polyakov
Award Amount: $204,324.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This three-phase Small Business Innovation Research project addresses one the most significant problems in public health protection: monitoring of indoor air quality and controlling the ventilation systems in residentia l, office and industrial buildings. The… More

A Novel CO2 Sensor for Closed Circuit Mixed Gas Rebreathers

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOC
Principal Investigator: Clayton J. Kostelecky, Senior Engineer
Award Amount: $95,000.00
Abstract:
A new, solid-state, carbon dioxide (CO2) sensor for use with closed circuit mixed gas rebreathers is proposed. This novel, polymer composite sensor will be small, low power, and low cost. This sensor will be incorporated with closed circuit rebreathers, allowing the NOAA Advanced Diving Program to… More

Nanostructured Electrochemical Ozone Monitors

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): No ozone monitors exist today that are small enough, sensitive enough, and selective enough for widespread use in detecting and tracking low part-per-billion (ppb) levels of ozone that can be used for detailed research of the health effects of human exposure to… More

Nanostructured Catalytic Reactors for Air Purification

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Oleg Polyakov, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $587,077.00
Abstract:
This SBIR Phase II project proposes the development of lightweight compact nanostructured catalytic reactors for air purification from toxic gaseous organic pollutants, particulate matter, and microorganisms. Volatile organic chemicals (VOCs) will be catalytically oxidized inside high-density… More

Miniature and Reliale Chemical Sensors for Cell Phones

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DHS
Principal Investigator: Debra J. Deininger, Sr. Scientist/Product Manager
Award Amount: $810,000.00
Abstract:
In the event of a terrorist attack, the ability to measure the extent and location of the attack and rapidly notify first responders will be critical to saving lives. If the widespread use of cell phones could be harnessed with an ability to detect chemical threats and immediately notify authorities… More

New Nanostructured Sensing Arrays for Hydride Detection

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Debra J. Deininger
Award Amount: $750,000.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Development of improved detectors for the detection of hydrides (including arsine, phosphine and diborane) will provide an increase in the protection of worker health and safety. This Phase II proposal aims to develop a nd demonstrate a prototype gas detection… More

Phase II: Advanced Personal Gas Detectors for Mining Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Dmitri Routkevitch
Award Amount: $750,000.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The risk of explosions in underground mines due to the presence of combustible gases is severe. The overall long-term objective of the proposed project is to develop and commercialize a new generation of affordable, rel iable and portable hazardous gas detector… More

Lightweight, Compact Atmospheric Gas Sensor

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / SOCOM
Principal Investigator: Debra Deininger, Product Mgr & Principal S
Award Amount: $721,188.00
Abstract:
The objective of the SBIR project is to develop a lightweight and compact atmospheric and trace gas sensors that can be safely used within the Scope of Certification boundary to provide real-time monitoring of CO2, O2 and trace contaminant levels in manned compartments or within piping systems… More

Multifunctional Sensor for Search and Rescue

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Clayton J. Kostelecky, President
Award Amount: $99,999.00
Abstract:
Search and rescue forces are routinely tasked with performing personnel and material recovery in confined space environments, where they may encounter a full spectrum of environmental threats, including chemical, biological, radioactive, nuclear, and explosive (CBRNE), electrical, and atmospheric… More

Nanostructured Ultrafiltration Membranes for Biological Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Oleg G. Polyakov
Award Amount: $99,997.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Ultrafiltration membranes are being used widely by bio- and health-related research institutions as well as by biopharmaceutical industry for rapid size-based purification and separation of macromolecules, including pro teins, nucleic acids and polysaccharides.… More

Nanorod Array Solid State Neutron Detectors

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Rikard Wind, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,897.00
Abstract:
In this Phase I SBIR project, Synkera proposes to develop and commercialize solid-state neutron detectors of a unique architecture that will enable sensor modules for a variety of operating environment. The neutron detectors are based around nanoporous anodic aluminum oxide, and will be fabricated… More

Ceramic Electron Microscopy Grids for Cell Culturing and Multiscale Imaging

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Brent J. Lutz
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Improved supporting technologies for imaging of molecular and supramolecular structures within cells are needed to facilitate cell biology research, and are sought by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences ( specifically, its Division of Cell Biology… More

Nanostructured Ultrafiltration Membranes for Biological Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Oleg G. Polyakov
Award Amount: $878,293.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This multi-phase SBIR project targets a significant problem within the mission of the National Institute of General Medical Sciences: rapid size-based purification and separation of macromolecules, including proteins, n ucleic acids and polysaccharides. The main… More

Ceramic Electron Microscopy Grids for Cell Culturing and Multiscale Imaging

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Brent J. Lutz – 352-328-4444
Award Amount: $941,608.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Improved supporting technologies for imaging of molecular and supramolecular structures within cells are needed to facilitate cell biology research, and are sought by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (specifically, its Division of Cell Biology… More