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Company Information:

Company Name:
VIRGIN INSTRUMENTS CORPORATION
Address:
BOX 818, 60R UNION AVENUE
SUDBURY, MA 01776-
Phone:
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URL:
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EIN:
120341418
DUNS:
606001134
Number of Employees:
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Woman-Owned?:
No
Minority-Owned?:
No
HUBZone-Owned?:
No

Commercialization:

Has been acquired/merged with?:
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Has had Spin-off?:
N/A
Has Had IPO?:
N/A
Year of IPO:
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Has Patents?:
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Number of Patents:
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Total Sales to Date $:
$ 0.00
Total Investment to Date $
$ 0.00
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Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,844,557.00 10
SBIR Phase II $1,817,362.00 3

Award List:

Low-cost High-performance MALDI-TOF MS and MS-MS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$105,000.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The goal of this project is to develop a new low-cost MALDI-TOF mass spectrometer that outperforms all existing MS-MS techniques currently employed with MALDI. In the proposed instrument multiple segments of fragment sp ectra are required to generate a complete… More

High-performance MALDI-TOF-TOF for Proteomics

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The goal of the goal of this project is to develop a new high-performance MALDI-TOF-TOF instrument that removes a major bottleneck limiting progress in proteomics. It is widely recognized that a combination of tandem m ass spectrometry with efficient separation… More

New Separations for MALDI-TOF Mass Spectrometry

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Summary The ultimate goal of this research is to provide integrated systems that allow complex biological samples to be analyzed with high sensitivity and broad dynamic range. These systems are applicable to proteins, D NA and RNA oligomers, and metabolites from… More

High-performance MALDI-TOF-TOF for Proteomics

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$291,900.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The goal of this project is to develop a new high-performance MALDI-TOF-TOF instrument that removes a major bottleneck limiting progress in proteomics. The new TOF-TOF produces high-quality MS-MS spectra orders of magni tude faster than current MS-MS instruments.… More

Isotope Ratios at ppt level by TOF-MS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Quantitative Measurement of Isotope Ratios at the part-per-trillion Level by TOF MS Summary This project is aimed at developing and demonstrating the performance of a new multi-stage laser desorption time-of-flight mass spectrometer that provides accurate… More

High Resolution MALDI-TOF Mass Spectrometer

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$822,265.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): High-performance MALDI-TOF MS for Peptides and Small Molecules Summary. This project will build on recent advances in MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry to develop new instruments and software that provide resolving power and mass accuracy competitive with electrospray… More

New Separations for MALDI-TOF Mass Spectrometry

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$750,000.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The ultimate goal of this research is to provide integrated systems that allow complex biological samples to be analyzed with high sensitivity and broad dynamic range. These systems are applicable to proteins, DNA and R NA oligomers, and metabolites from bodily… More

Identification and Structural Elucidation of Proteins in MALDI-TOF-TOF MS-MS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This project is focused on developing improved instrumentation and protocols for identification and structural elucidation of large peptides and intact proteins. The proposed instrument is optimized for application to d oubly charged positive ions and provides… More

Comprehensive Database System for Modern MALDI- TOF and TOF-TOF MS and MS-MS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$106,041.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Our research is focused on developing integrated systems that provide analytical tools needed for truly global analyses of biological systems. The approach employs multi-dimensional separations coupled to high- perform ance MALDI TOF mass spectrometers via new… More

Quantitative Measurement of Isotope Ratios by TOF-SIMS MS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$105,001.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Marvin L. Vestal – 978-443-3688
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This project is aimed at developing and demonstrating the performance of a new multi-stage time-of-flight mass spectrometer that provides accurate measurement of the relative abundance of isotopes at very low levels. This instrument will ultimately provide… More

Next-Generation Clinical Mass Spectrometry Platform

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$200,000.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Marvin L. Vestal – 978-443-3688
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Mass spectrometry is now established as an essential tool in the biological research laboratory and is widely used for characterizing clinicaly significant peptides and proteins. However, more than twenty years after the advent of the enabling approaches of… More

Phase II Trial Evaluating the Safety and Efficacy of an Allogeneic Stem Cell for

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$106,250.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Stephen Hattan – 978-443-3688
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION: The objective of this proposal is to attempt a new mode of analysis for biological tissue by matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization imaging mass spectrometry (MALDI-IMS). MALDI-IMS is a powerful analytical technique capable of generating~ 50-100 micrometer resolution images that… More

Next-Generation Clinical Mass Spectrometry Platform

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$775,462.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Marvin L. Vestal – 978-443-3688
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Mass spectrometry is now established as an essential tool in the biological research laboratory and is widely used for characterizing clinicaly significant peptides and proteins. However, more than twenty years after the advent of the enabling approaches of… More