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Luna Innovations Incorporated

Company Information
301 1st St SW Ste 200
Roanoke, VA 24011-1909
United States



# of Employees: 420

Ownership Information

HUBZone Owned: No

Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: No

Woman Owned: No

Success Stories

  1. SBIR-STTR Success: Luna Innovations Inc.

    The Air Force is taking aim at its multi-billion dollar aircraft corrosion challenges through a partnership with a Virginia-based small business.Luna Innovations Inc., with support from the Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) Program, developed...
  2. SBIR-STTR Success: Luna Innovations

    A Virginia-based company is better positioned for long-term growth because of its work on a coating technology for the Department of Defense.Luna Innovations has filed for patents for the general coating formulation and signed a licensing agreement with partner UltraTech International for...
  3. SBIR-STTR Success: Luna Innovations, Inc.

    Landing a jet fighter on an aircraft carrier is often cited as one of the most perilous maneuvers Naval and Marine Corps pilots will ever have to perform. Throw in unpredictable weather conditions, like wind and rain, that often cloud the windshield and reduce visibility, and now the task is even...

Award Charts

Award Listing

  1. Distributed Position Sensing for 3D Surface Deformation in Wind Tunnels

    Amount: $749,999.00

    High-definition fiber optic sensing will enable accurate, real-time 3D measurement of position, attitude, and surface deformation of surfaces in wind tunnel environments. Luna’s position sensin ...

    SBIRPhase II2019Department of Defense Air Force
  2. Surface Activation of High Strength Steels

    Amount: $749,998.00

    An atmospheric plasma technique is being adapted to activate high strength steel surfaces for electroplating hard chrome and engineering nickel in landing gear applications. This atmospheric plasma te ...

    SBIRPhase II2019Department of Defense Air Force
  3. Advanced Coating Evaluation Metrics

    Amount: $749,997.00

    The cost of corrosion for Air Force aircraft and missiles is estimated to be $5.7 billion per the 2018 LMI Cost of Corrosion report. The first line of defense and single most important factor in contr ...

    SBIRPhase II2019Department of Defense Air Force
  4. Networked Sensor System for Aircraft Maintenance

    Amount: $1,499,998.00

    The objective of the transition effort is to establish an on-aircraft corrosion risk mitigation tool for in-service evaluation of new non-chromate corrosion protection coatings and generate the necess ...

    SBIRPhase II2019Department of Defense Air Force
  5. Hollow Conductivity-Enhanced Carbon Nanotube Production for Advanced Obscuration

    Amount: $107,999.29

    There is a significant need to improve the IR attenuation performance of military obscurants and advanced nanostructures could fulfill this demand. Very few types of commercially available obscurant m ...

    SBIRPhase I2019Department of Defense Army
  6. Fire Retardant Nylon Yarn

    Amount: $499,999.00

    Current Army Combat Uniforms (ACU) fabricated with 50:50 nylon:cotton (NYCO) blends are relatively inexpensive with the drawback of being extremely flammable. For selected duty missions necessitating ...

    SBIRPhase II2019Department of Defense Army
  7. Smart Environmental Corrosivity Sensor Suite for Aircraft Applications

    Amount: $799,991.00

    Corrosion costs the DoD over $20.6 billion annually accounting for over 20% of maintenance costs. Improved asset corrosion management is needed to reduce total owner ship costs and achieve readiness g ...

    SBIRPhase II2019Department of Defense Navy
  8. Robust, Low Permeability, Water-Filled Microcapsules

    Amount: $139,625.00

    The Navy is actively developing a self-sealing, water-activated fuel bladder to mitigate fuel leaks upon mechanical shock (e.g. penetration by a .50 caliber bullet). To circumvent the requirement of a ...

    STTRPhase I2019Department of Defense Navy
  9. Heterogeneous Silicon Photonics OFDR Sensing System

    Amount: $749,996.00

    Luna will team with Dr. John Bowers of UCSB to continue development of an Optical Frequency Domain Reflectometry (OFDR) system-on-chip using heterogeneous silicon photonics to enable a minimal weight ...

    STTRPhase II2019National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  10. Smart Baseplate for Additive Manufacturing

    Amount: $999,996.00

    Additive manufacturing (AM) has rapidly evolved into a valuable technique for making parts which, at times, cannot be fabricated through conventional machining methods, or for fabrication of small qua ...

    STTRPhase II2019Department of Defense Defense Logistics Agency
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