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Company Information:

Company Name:
AGENTASE LLC
Address:
3636 Boulevard of the Allies, Suite B-17
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone:
(412) 209-7430
URL:
N/A
EIN:
251821159
DUNS:
41791695
Number of Employees:
20
Woman-Owned?:
No
Minority-Owned?:
No
HUBZone-Owned?:
No

Commercialization:

Has been acquired/merged with?:
N/A
Has had Spin-off?:
N/A
Has Had IPO?:
N/A
Year of IPO:
N/A
Has Patents?:
N/A
Number of Patents:
N/A
Total Sales to Date $:
$ 0.00
Total Investment to Date $
$ 0.00
POC Title:
N/A
POC Name:
N/A
POC Phone:
N/A
POC Email:
N/A
Narrative:
N/A

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $726,258.00 9
SBIR Phase II $2,493,340.00 4
STTR Phase I $198,146.00 3
STTR Phase II $1,243,140.00 2

Award List:

Emzyme-Polymers for Nerve Agent Decontamination

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$98,623.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator:
Keith E. Lejeune, Ph.d.
Abstract:
This Phase I research proposal is directed at demonstrating the feasibility of decontaminating nerve agents on sensitive surfaces and equipment using enzyme-containing polymers. Nerve agent hydrolyzing enzyme polymers have distinct advantages over conventional technologies for agent degradation as… More

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$743,996.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator:
Keith E Lejeune Phd
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$98,146.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Keith E. LeJeune, Chief Executive Officer
Research Institution:
UNIV. OF PITTSBURGH
RI Contact:
Alan Russell
Abstract:
N/a

Biocatalytic Polymer Skin Adhesives

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / STTR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$494,666.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Keith LeJeune
Research Institution:
MIDWEST RESEARCH INSTITUTE
RI Contact:
Jeanette Tombaugh
Abstract:
This Phase II STTR proposal describes the development of a prototype enzyme-containing adhesive capable of attaching biocatalytic activity directly to skin. The adhesive, when containing organophosphorus-hydrolyzing enzymes, shall serve to protectunderlying skin from otherwise toxic applications of… More

PEG-MODIFIED ENZYMES FOR IN-VIVO DECON OF OP TOXINS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$95,950.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Keith E. Lejeune
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION ( Investigator's Abstract): Agentase, LLC seeks Small Business Innovation Research funding to determine the feasibility of using chemically modified enzymes for the treatment and prevention of organophosphorus poisonings. Several known enzymes exhibit… More

SBIR/STTR Phase I:Urea sensing biocatalytic polymers

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$96,180.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)Phase Iproject proposes to develop a urea sensor using enzyme polyurethane polymers. The product concept is inexpensive, very easy to use and requires no additional analytical equipment or electricity. The strict specificity of the enzymes used in its… More

PEG-MODIFIED ENZYMES FOR IN-VIVO DECON OF OP TOXINS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$0.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Agentase, LLC seeks follow-on Phase II Small Business Innovation Research funding to develop prototype formulations of chemically modified enzymes for the treatment and, more importantly, the prevention of organophosphorus poisonings. Several known enzymes… More

PEG-MODIFIED ENZYMES FOR IN-VIVO DECON OF OP TOXINS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,420.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Agentase, LLC seeks follow-on Phase II Small Business Innovation Research funding to develop prototype formulations of chemically modified enzymes for the treatment and, more importantly, the prevention of organophosphorus poisonings. Several known enzymes… More

Disposable Chemical Detection

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
"Agentase has previously developed a nerve agent sensor based upon its proprietary techniques for enzyme-polymer synthesis and their use in a variety of sensing applications. This sensor has many advantages over conventional sensors for chemical weaponsincluding fast responses, simple use… More

Improved Kit for Chemical Detection

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Research Institution:
BATTELLE MEMORIAL INSTITUTE
RI Contact:
Jim Peterson
Abstract:
Agentase seeks Phase I STTR support to develop a kit of sensors for the detection of chemical weapons. The proposed effort builds upon an active program to develop chemical sensors based upon Agentase's patented enzyme-polymer biosensor technology. Workwill be conducted in two major areas. First,… More

SBIR Phase I: Continuously Operating Sensor for Detection of Nerve Agent Contamination in Aqueous Solutions

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,990.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Markus Erbeldinger
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project is to demonstrate the utility of a continuously operating sensor for detection of nerve agent contamination in aqueous solutions. Single-use surface-sensing technology will be adapted to an on-line, real-time sensor format for detection… More

Field use of biocatalytic polymers for pesticide decon

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$95,613.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Agentase, LLC seeks Small Business Innovation Research funding to support the development of enzyme polyurethane based materials with the capacity to detoxify hazardous materials. More specifically, Agentase shall develop anti-pesticide absorbent sponges and… More

SBIR Phase II: Urea Sensing Biocatalytic Polymers

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$499,952.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase II project proposes to develop prototype urine-detecting products based on enzyme-polymerization and chemical sensing technologies for use in nursing homes, daycare establishments and healthcare facilities. These products will include hand-held… More

SBIR Phase II: Continuously Operating Sensor for Detection of Nerve Agent Contamination in Aqueous Solutions

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$499,972.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project is to develop a continuously operating water monitoring device for the detection of chemical warfare agents and hazardous chemicals. Prior Phase I work demonstrated the feasibility of this method and resulted in the construction of a… More

Improved Kit for Chemical Detection

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / STTR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$748,474.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Research Institution:
Battelle Technical Support Operatio
RI Contact:
David W. Morton
Abstract:
Agentase has previously demonstrated that its technologies for enzyme polymerization can be used to detect nerve agent chemical weapons. That successful endeavor has resulted in a fielded product that is used by DoD, the US intelligence community, and emergency first responders. User feedback,… More

Biocatalytic air monitor for detection of nerve agents

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,909.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Agentase seeks Phase I SBIR funding to adapt its single-use surface-sensing technology to an on-line, real-time sensor format for detection of trace amounts of nerve agent contamination in air. The proposed unit will be small, rugged, self-contained,… More

Decontamination Assurance Spray

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,993.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / CBD
Principal Investigator:
Markus Erbeldinger, Sen. Research Engineer
Abstract:
There are many products that can identify chemical weapons. They range in complexity from simple colorimetric chemical test strips or gas tubes, to more complex multi-step test kits, to intricate arrays of gas chromatographs and mass spectrometers. None of the products is specifically designed to… More