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Company Information:

Name: Ginkgo BioWorks
Address: 27 Drydock Ave Floor 8
Boston, MA 02210-0000
Located in HUBZone: No
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
Phone: (814) 422-5362

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $300,000.00 2
SBIR Phase II $499,971.00 1

Award List:

Adapting wireless glucometer to boost opioid dependence medication compliance

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Curt Fischer – 814-422-5362
Award Amount: $150,000.00
DESCRIPTION: Plant-derived secondary metabolites have proven to be a rich source of pharmaceuticals. From 1981 to 2010, over 65% of the 1355 new chemical entities introduced worldwide were natural products or natural product derivatives. The benzylisoquinoline alkaloids (BIAs) represent a diverse… More

SBIR Phase II: Novel Proteolysis-based Tools for Metabolic Engineering

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Jason R. Kelly
Award Amount: $499,971.00
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) project aims to engineer microbes for the cost-effective production of specialty chemicals. Currently, engineered microbial strains bear mutations that increase the production of chemicals of interest by inhibiting the cell's ability to produce off… More

SBIR Phase I: Bioproduction of Feedstock Amino Acids

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Austin Che
Award Amount: $150,000.00
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project aims to produce microbes capable of cost-effective production of amino acids used as animal feed supplements. Technical research herein will test the feasibility of applying cutting edge synthetic biology and metabolic engineering… More