2011 Tibbetts Awards Ceremony

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Washington, DC: February 15, 2011 - Forty-four small businesses and eight individuals were honored for the critical role they play in research and development for the government and for their success in driving innovation and creating new jobs.The Tibbetts Awards, given by the U.S. Small Business Administration, honor outstanding small businesses and individuals who participate in the SBA’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program.Named after Roland Tibbetts, pioneer of SBIR program, Tibbetts Awards, are presented to companies and individuals from all over the United States who are beacons of promise and models of excellence in high technology.Tibbetts Award winners are selected based on the economic impact of their technological innovation, and on whether they have met federal research and development needs, encouraged diverse participation in technological innovation, and increased the commercialization of federal research. Award WinnersIndividuals and ContributorsAbraham Abuchowski, Prolong Pharmaceuticals - South Plainfield, NJMarti Elder - Bozeman, MT.U.S. Dept. of Energy - Washington, DCDouglas Maughan - Washington, DCJohn H. Ruehe, Phacil, Inc. - Fort Belvoir, VAMikhail Plam - Boulder, COJames Stover - Nashville, TNNAVAIR Team - MDCompanies3-C ISD - Cary, NCAdaptive Technologies - Blacksburg, VAAdvanced Cooling Technologies, Inc. - Lancaster, PAAerius Photonics, LLC - Ventura, CAAnalysis and Measurement Services Corp. - Knoxville, TNANP Technologies - Newark, DEATC-NY - Ithaca, NYBalfour Technologies LLC - Bethpage, NYBryCoat, Inc. – Oldsmar, FLColorado Engineering, Inc. - Colorado Springs, COCornerstone Research Group - Dayton, OHCorvid Technologies - Mooresville, N.C.Fiber Materials - Biddeford, MEFIRST RF Corporation - Boulder, COHarris Vaccines - Ames, IAHummingbird Scientific - Lacey, WAKitware, Inc. - Clifton Park, NYKutta Technologies, Inc. - Phoenix, AZM4 Sciences - West Lafayette, INMedShape Solutions, Inc. - Atlanta, GANanohmics, Inc. - Austin, TXNetwork Foundation Technologies, LLC - Ruston, LANumerica - Loveland, COOcean Farm Technologies - Morrill, MEOperational Technologies Corp. - San Antonio, TXOpto-Knowledge Systems, Inc. - Torrance, CAPrecision Photonics Corp. - Boulder, COQuality Electrodynamics, LLC - Mayfield Village, OHRadiance Technologies, Inc. - Huntsville, ALRE2, Inc. - Pittsburgh, PASA Photonics, LLC - Los Gatos, CASafety Dynamics, Inc. - Louisville, COSpace Micro, Inc. - San Diego, CATotal Quality Systems, Inc. - Roy, UTTouch Graphics, Inc. - New York, NYTrex Hawaii-Advanced Materials Group - Lihue, HIVariation Reduction Solutions, Inc. - Plymouth, MIVecna Technologies, Inc. - Cambridge, MAViewPlus Technologies, Inc. - Corvallis, ORViocare, Inc. - Princeton, NJWeidlinger Associates, Inc. - Mountain View, CAWilliams-Pyro, Inc. - Fort Worth, TXWindmill International, Inc. - Nashua, NHWyatt Technology - Santa Barbara, CA  

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