STTR Phase I: Plant Bioreporters for Arsenic

Award Information
Agency:
National Science Foundation
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$100,000.00
Award Year:
2004
Program:
STTR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
0419742
Agency Tracking Number:
0419742
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
Edenspace Systems Corporation
15100 Enterprise Court, Dulles, VA, 20151
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
Mark Elless
PI
(703) 961-8700
elless@edenspace.com
Business Contact:
Michael Blaylock
(703) 961-8700
blaylock@edenspace.com
Research Institution:
U of Tennessee Knoxville
Neal Stewart
1534 White Avenue
Knoxville, TN, 37996
(865) 974-6487
Nonprofit college or university
Abstract
This Small Business Technology Transfer Research Phase I project is to develop genetically-modified tobacco and fern plants to sense bioavailable arsenic, a humam carcinogen, that is widely dispersed in the environment. The commercial application of this project will be to assist in detection and cleanup of environmental contaminants.

* information listed above is at the time of submission.

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