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:
2004
Solicitation Topic Code:
BT
Solicitation Number:
NSF 03-535
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
Phone: (703) 961-8700
Email: 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.

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