STTR Phase I: Plant Bioreporters for Arsenic

Award Information
Agency: National Science Foundation
Branch: N/A
Contract: 0419742
Agency Tracking Number: 0419742
Amount: $100,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: STTR
Awards Year: 2004
Solitcitation Year: 2004
Solitcitation Topic Code: BT
Solitcitation Number: NSF 03-535
Small Business Information
Edenspace Systems Corporation
15100 Enterprise Court, Dulles, VA, 20151
Duns: N/A
Hubzone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
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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