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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. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Advanced Computation Methods towards High-Resolution Fiber Optic Distributed Acoustic Sensing

    Amount: $149,997.00

    Commercial-scale geothermal reservoirs are thousands of feet below the Earth’s surface, so scientists rely on indirect measurements to reconstruct 3D subsurface reservoir maps from seismic vibration ...

    STTRPhase I2019Department of Energy
  5. Real-Time Distributed Quench Detection In High Temperature Superconductor Magnets

    Amount: $999,997.00

    Nuclear fusion has great potential for supplying global energy needs with a clean, abundant energy source. Advanced superconducting magnets will be used to contain the plasma at the center of the reac ...

    STTRPhase II2019Department of Energy
  6. Large Component, High-quality Composite Fabrication Using Nanocarbon Heating Films

    Amount: $124,998.00

    Autoclaves are typically used to fabricate high-quality composite components with acceptable thermal properties and low void volume. They provide elevated temperature processing cycles and external pr ...

    STTRPhase I2019Department of Defense Navy
  7. Energy Scavenging to Power Fielded Unmanned Aerial Systems

    Amount: $139,998.00

    Unmanned aerial systems (UAS) provide strategic advantage for our nation’s warfighters, and the use of micro- and small-scale platforms on the battlefield is expected to increase significantly in co ...

    STTRPhase I2019Department of Defense Navy
  8. Printable Radar Absorbent Materials/Structures for Soldier Uniforms & Other Army Textiles

    Amount: $149,999.55

    Portable Advanced Battlefield and Ground surveillance radar can now provide effective detection of small targets, posing challenges for troop movement and stealth missions. Radar absorbent strategies ...

    STTRPhase I2019Department of Defense Army
  9. Malaria SHIELD™ Delivery System: Long-Term Malarial Chemoprophylactic Drug Releasing Implant

    Amount: $149,999.78

    Malaria infection and transmission is a continual threat to military and civilian communities across the world, but there are very low compliance rates with current preventative treatments due to gast ...

    STTRPhase I2019Department of Defense Army
  10. Durable & Removable Mast Appliqués for Tunable Radio Frequency Absorption

    Amount: $1,951,991.00

    US Navy submarines use masts such as Lockheed’s OE-538/BRC Multifunction Communication Mast Antenna System to communicate. Although these are highly effective, a main drawback to their use is that t ...

    SBIRPhase II2019Department of Defense Navy
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