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Company Information:

Company Name: SpherIngenics, Inc.
City: Richmond
State: VA
Zip+4: 23219
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Phone: N/A

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $150,000.00 1
SBIR Phase II $729,999.00 1

Award List:

Technologies for Treating Cartilage Tissue Loss Following Traumatic Injury

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Anthony Nicolini, Principal Investigator – (404) 520-6226
Award Amount: $150,000.00
Abstract:
Regeneration of cartilage and cartilage repair are challenging due to limited cellularity of the tissue and the failure of allografts and tissue engineered cartilage constructs to integrate with host tissue. To overcome this limitation, many surgeons are

Technologies for Treating Cartilage Tissue Loss Following Traumatic Injury

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Anthony Nicolini, Research and Development – (404) 520-6226
Award Amount: $729,999.00
Abstract:
Phase I studies demonstrate that human adipose stem cells (ASCs) exhibit characteristics of chondrocytes when cultured in chondrogenic media (CM) and this is enhanced when they are first encapsulated in low viscosity, high mannuronate content alginate beads that are less than 200fYm in diameter… More