Development of a Novel, High-Level Protein Expression Platfrom Based on Plant Nectar

Award Information
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Branch: N/A
Contract: 2005-33610-15747
Agency Tracking Number: 2005-00055
Amount: $80,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2005
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
NERP Technologies, Inc.
807 Hodge Avenue, Ames, IA, 50010
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Stephen O`Leary
 (515) 294-7885
 oleary@nerptech.com
Business Contact
 Stephen O`Leary
Phone: (515) 294-7885
Email: oleary@nerptech.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
The ability to produce high levels of therapeutic proteins at low costs could result in improved health care for large numbers of individuals. NERP seeks to create a new biopharmaceutical protein production platform that will have significant advantages by lowering the costs of production and of purification for therapeutic proteins. NERP is considering two potential therapeutic protein targets for expression, interferon-b1a and erythropoietin.

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