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Company Information:

Name: Accacia International LLC
Address: One Tech Plaza
2113 Wells Branch Parkway, Suite 6900
Austin, TX
Located in HUBZone: No
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
URL: N/A
Phone: (512) 782-8204

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $668,204.00 6
SBIR Phase II $1,449,991.00 2
STTR Phase I $79,994.00 1
STTR Phase II $1,348,691.00 1

Award List:

Nanosphere Beacons for Real-Time Detection In Vivo

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Eulalia Sequeira, President
Award Amount: $98,998.00
Abstract:
Current techniques for real-time detection of signaling pathways in live cells are limited. Accacia International LLC, will develop better strategies by combining the signaling properties of molecular beacons and aptamer beacons with the advantages of quantum dot photoluminescence to produce… More

Novel Aptamer:Peptide Based ECL Assays for Homeland Security

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DHS
Principal Investigator: Eulalia Sequeira, President – (512) 784-1861
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
Accacia International LLC is a nascent biotech company, certified as a WBE/MBE, based in the heart of Texas and in the capital city of Austin. Accacia¿s scientists have provided consulting services and performed research work on SBIR projects in collaboration with other awardees, also developed… More

Peptide Based Assays for Homeland Security

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DHS
Principal Investigator: Eulalia Sequeira, President – (512) 784-1861
Award Amount: $750,000.00
Abstract:
Accacia International has produced a potentially powerful system for the detection of a wide variety of biothreat agents. Accacia International proposes to design and prototype a compact, handheld fluorescence polarization based sensor capable of detecting biowarfare agents. Accacia International,… More

Polyvalent Aptamer Networks

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Eula Sequeira, President
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
Aptamers have been selected against a variety of important biodefense targets, including protein toxins such as ricin and pepocin and antigens from pathogenic bacteria such as Yersinia spp. and F. tularemia. To ensure that reagents can be created for any of a variety of chemical and biological… More

SBIR PHASE I, TOPIC 239 HIGH-THROUGHPUT SELECTION OF APTAMERS AGAINST CANCER BIOM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Pothukuchy Arti
Award Amount: $149,944.00

T7 RNA polymerase engineering and RNA amplification

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / STTR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Research Institution: UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN
Principal Investigator: Andrew D. Ellington
Award Amount: $1,348,691.00
RI Contact: N/A
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Expanding use of microarray systems for global gene expression profiling is leading biological research, providing diagnostic and prognostic value to physicians and facilitating target discovery during drug and vaccine development. There is strong interest in… More

Oligonucleotide Enzyme Surrogate (OnES)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / CBD
Principal Investigator: Jean Bishop, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $69,963.00
Abstract:
Historically organophosphorus compounds such as insecticides and nerve agents have been susceptible to decomposition by proteinaceous enzymes. Organophosphate hydrolases (OPH) represent a practical method to deactivate such compounds peripherally and on surfaces. However, when such organophosphates… More

Oligonucleotide Enzyme Surrogate (OnES)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / CBD
Principal Investigator: Jean Bishop, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $699,991.00
Abstract:
Nerve agents (NA) such as sarin, soman, tabun or VX are organophosphate compounds similar to those used as pesticides but with much higher toxicity that can cause death within minutes. Use of NA weapons of mass destruction has become a real threat since the Iraq-Iran war in the 1980s and the sarin… More

The PACeR Gold - Multiplex Pathogen Identification Platform for Detection of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Infections.

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: James Lulo, Principal Investigator – (512) 782-8218
Award Amount: $149,299.00
Abstract:
The World Health Organization estimates that more than one-third of the worldwide population is infected with Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB), the causative agent of most cases of tuberculosis (TB). Patients who are infected with MTB, but do not have active TB disease have latent tuberculosis… More

Probiotics for Maintaining Dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) Health and the Readiness of the U.S. Navy"s Marine Mammal Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Research Institution: Texas A and M University
Principal Investigator: Chitra Wendakoon, Research Scientist – (512) 782-8218
Award Amount: $79,994.00
RI Contact: Douglas E. Becker
Abstract:
Marine mammals like bottlenose dolphins are maintained by US Navy's Marine Mammal Program to protect harbors and detect underwater mines. The maintenance and betterment of health of these dolphins in captivity is a priority in order to improve the fitness and readiness of these animals for… More