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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. Lightweight Barrier Coating to Mitigate Galvanic Corrosion

    Amount: $2,195,709.00

    The overall goal of the program is to optimize and transition an environmentally responsible and mechanically rugged coating to limit the galvanic corrosion around structural aircraft components. Luna ...

    SBIRPhase II2021Department of Defense Air Force
  2. MDAnalyst: Field-Level Detection of Metal Deactivator Additive in Aviation Fuel

    Amount: $979,999.60

    Aircraft fuel is one of many critical components required to ensure fleet readiness in the Air Force.  As a result of the high demand for fuel, military aviation is increasingly reliant upon readily ...

    SBIRPhase II2021Department of Defense Air Force
  3. GlacialKNIT – A durable, Kevlar nanofiber, insulative technology wetsuit for improved protection during cold-water diving

    Amount: $146,494.00

    Wetsuits become a key aspect of managing operator safety and performance in the complex and challenging marine environment. Water absorbs heat more efficiently than air, and its movement causes rapid ...

    SBIRPhase I2021Department of Defense Navy
  4. Digital Logistics Challenges for Fragile, Remote Systems

    Amount: $239,987.00

    There is a critical need to mitigate undesirable fouling formation on seawater-based titanium heat exchangers used in US Navy vessels.  Heat exchangers are widely used in Navy ships to cool operating ...

    SBIRPhase I2021Department of Defense Navy
  5. Fire Retardant, High Strength Composite Systems

    Amount: $140,000.00

    The benefits of utilizing polymer composite materials for shipboard components have been recognized by shipbuilders for many years.  The high strength to weight ratios, corrosion resistance, and desi ...

    SBIRPhase I2021Department of Defense Navy
  6. Nondestructive Detection of Flaws through Thick Polymers using Electromagnetic Imaging Technologies

    Amount: $140,000.00

    Luna Innovations Incorporated (Luna) proposes to demonstrate the feasibility of utilizing a low cost 20.0 to 20.25 GHz millimeter wave (mm-wave) frequency modulated continuous wave (FMCW) radar linear ...

    SBIRPhase I2021Department of Defense Navy
  7. Ablation and Temperature Solutions for Hypersonic Vehicles

    Amount: $139,994.00

    Luna’s novel sensing system will quantify in-flight TPS performance that will enable the development of next generation hypersonic vehicles. Current sensor technology with the ability to capture cri ...

    SBIRPhase I2021Department of Defense Navy
  8. Robust Multimodal FOD Characterization

    Amount: $139,996.00

    Foreign Object Damage (FOD) is a leading cause of Class-A mishaps within the aviation community and a major driver of maintenance and repair costs for the Navy.  It is not possible to completely elim ...

    SBIRPhase I2021Department of Defense Navy
  9. HD Shape Tether for Autonomous Non-Destructive Inspection Tools

    Amount: $999,997.00

    Non-destructive testing and evaluation methods on complex structures for US Naval applications are challenging and labor intensive. Luna Innovations, teaming with the Electric Power Research Institute ...

    SBIRPhase II2021Department of Defense Navy
  10. High Fidelity Heat Damage Simulation of Polymer Composite Structures

    Amount: $239,994.00

    Naval aircraft in operation face the risk of over-temperature incidents such as fires and high-temperature exhaust gas impingement. Protection of composite aircraft structures from excessive heat is i ...

    SBIRPhase I2021Department of Defense Navy
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