PLATYPUS TECHNOLOGIES, LLC

Basic Information

5520 NOBEL D STE 100
MADISON, WI, 53711-4910

http://www.platypustech.com

Company Profile

Platypus Technologies develops and markets cell assays for life science research, and low-cost, high performance liquid crystal sensors for detection of toxic gases. The company’s domain expertise of surface science, interfacial science, and life science underpins its vision of “bringing science to the surface”.

Additional Details

Field Value
DUNS: 118040364
Hubzone Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Woman Owned: N
Number of Employees: 8


  1. Liquid Crystal-based Sensors for Detection of Airborne Toxic Chemicals for Integration with Unmanned Robotic Systems

    Amount: $999,975.00

    In Phase I we successfully reached all goals and milestones in developing liquid crystal sensors that detected 100 ppb of each of four target gases (DMMP, hydrogen sulfide, nitrogen dioxide and ammoni ...

    STTR Phase II 2014 Department of Defense Army
  2. An efficient directed cell migration assay

    Amount: $144,340.00

    Project Summary The goal of this SBIR project is to design and develop an efficient, automation- compatible Directed Cell Migration (DCM) 96-well Assay that distinguishes chemokinetic from chemotacti ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human Services
  3. An Efficient Fully 3-Dimensional Cell Migration Assay

    Amount: $147,446.00

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The goal of this SBIR project is to design and develop an efficient, physiologically relevant and cost-effective 96-well 3-D Cell Migration Assay that is compatibl ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human Services
  4. Liquid Crystal-based Sensors for Detection of Airborne Toxic Chemicals for Integration with Unmanned Robotic Systems

    Amount: $149,998.00

    We aim to develop lightweight and rugged liquid crystal (LC)-based sensors suitable for integration into small unmanned vehicles, including hand-launched UAVs and throwable robots. For Phase I proof ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 Army Department of Defense
  5. SBIR Phase I: Wearable direct read monitors for personal exposure assessment to toxic gases

    Amount: $149,986.00

    This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project will lead to the development of a new class of liquid crystal (LC)-based direct-read monitors (DRMs) for detection of nitrogen dioxide (N ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 National Science Foundation
  6. High throughput cell migration assay amenable to high content imaging

    Amount: $794,468.00

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The long term goal of this project is to develop a 384-well cell invasion assay suitable for high throughput screening (HTS) of chemical libraries. The principal b ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 Department of Health and Human Services
  7. Liquid Crystal-Based End-of-Service-Life-Indicator for Toluene Vapor

    Amount: $169,943.00

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Workers in painting, automobile, textile, printing, and pharmaceutical industries are exposed to vapors from organic solvents that are recognized by National Insti ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of Health and Human Services
  8. High throughput cell migration assay amenable to high content imaging

    Amount: $100,096.00

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The long term goal of this project is to develop a 384-well plate-based cell migration assay suitable for high throughput screening (HTS) of chemical libraries. Th ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Department of Health and Human Services
  9. LC-based Nitric Oxide Breath Monitor for Asthma Management

    Amount: $399,939.00

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The goal of this project is to develop a liquid crystal-based sensor that can detect and measure nitric oxide in exhaled breath. The sensor technology is based on ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 Department of Health and Human Services
  10. Liquid crystal-based sensor for real-time detection of O3, CO and CO2

    Amount: $299,972.00

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant) The goal of this project is to develop a GPS-enabled multi-analyte sensor that can detect and measure exposure to trace gases present in air, specifically oz ...

    SBIR Phase I 2007 Department of Health and Human Services

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