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Company Information:

Company Name: VESTARON CORP
City: Kalamazoo
State: MI
Zip+4: 49008-5601
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: N/A

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $195,565.00 2

Award List:

Enhancement of insecticidal peptide delivery

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Alvar R. Carlson, Senior Research Scientist – 269-372-8709
Award Amount: $95,583.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project proposes to enhance the delivery of a novel class of small insecticidal peptides. Insect damage to crops threatens global food security and as a result farmers grow millions of acres of crops with insecticides expressed as transgenes, and… More

Technology to Enhance Insecticidal Peptides

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Lin Bao – 617-953-2715
Award Amount: $99,982.00
Abstract:
Global food production from plants is at risk from insect pests. To protect their crops farmers spend a great deal of money on insecticides. For example, US farmers spent $1.2 billion in 2009 on insecticides for crop protection, which resulted in $22.9 billion of additional income due to crops saved… More