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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. EA Seat Optimization Platform: Biofidelic tool for model-informed EA device design

    Amount: $139,993.00

    Ground vehicle underbody blast events pose a significant threat to warfighters; therefore, there is a need to develop energy attenuating (EA) seats to mitigate these injuries. Many of the current tech ...

    STTRPhase I2020Department of Defense Navy
  2. Intelligent & Secure Probing for Embedded Condition and Threat Monitoring (INSPECT-M)

    Amount: $239,918.00

    The United States Navy is currently developing Condition Based Maintenance Plus (CBM+) concepts and technologies in order to improve the readiness and availability of Department of Defense assets by m ...

    STTRPhase I2020Department of Defense Navy
  3. Multi-Modal Sensing of Sensitization and Stress Corrosion Cracking Susceptibility in AA5xxx Alloys

    Amount: $1,000,000.00

    In order to travel faster, travel longer, and carry larger payloads, new Navy ships are being designed with light weight alloys and composite materials. High magnesium AA5xxx series alloys provide a h ...

    STTRPhase II2020Department of Defense Navy
  4. Laser Surface Modification and Galvanic Protection of 5XXX

    Amount: $999,997.00

    Exfoliation corrosion of 5XXX series aluminum alloy is an issue related to sensitization of the aluminum substrate wherein internal stresses drive delamination of highly elongated outer layers due to ...

    STTRPhase II2020Department of Defense Navy
  5. Scaled Melanin Production to Enable Advanced Materials

    Amount: $171,497.00

    Melanin is a largely unexplored biomolecule with a large diversity of molecular composition. It has broad electromagnetic absorbance, is capable of absorbing gamma radiation, is a strong antioxidant, ...

    STTRPhase I2020Department of Defense Army
  6. Physical Vapor Deposition (PVD) as a Method to produce High Aspect Ratio Conductive Flakes for Advanced Bispectral or Infrared (IR) Obscuration

    Amount: $166,496.00

    There is a significant need to improve the IR attenuation performance of military obscurants and advanced nanostructures could fulfill this demand. Metal flakes Physical vapor deposition (PVD) affirm ...

    STTRPhase I2020Department of Defense Army
  7. Rapid, High Throughput Epigenetic Assay for Whole Blood PTSD Genes

    Amount: $166,499.00

    Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a forefront of public health concern as the problem is especially acute among war veterans. The current treatment methods for PTSD mainly consist of antidepres ...

    STTRPhase I2020Department of Defense Army
  8. Reusable, Soft Catch System for Large Projectiles Traveling at High Speeds

    Amount: $111,498.75

    The Army has a need to catch and recover projectiles after launch without damage to assess internal ballistics, design strength, and the function of the critical munition components (e.g. deployable f ...

    SBIRPhase I2020Department of Defense Army
  9. Development of the TrueTissue Platform for Non-lethal Weapon Testing and Evaluation

    Amount: $1,099,997.60

    Non-lethal weapons (NLWs), including less-lethal kinetic energy impact munitions, are designed to incapacitate or repel targets with non-penetrating wounds and a low probability of fatality or permane ...

    SBIRPhase II2020Department of Defense Army
  10. Advanced Sealant for Next-Generation Transparent Armor Service Life

    Amount: $1,476,996.00

    The U.S. Marine Corps are organized and equipped as a "force in readiness” and their ability to operate with agility and efficiency often depends on armored tactical vehicles. One portion of this re ...

    SBIRPhase II2020Department of Defense Navy
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