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2014-09-10 23:14:14

NuvOx Pharma has been awarded a Phase I Small Business Innovative Research contract (contract # HHSN268201400045C) for “Development of Molecular Imaging Agents and Methods to Detect High Risk Atherosclerotic Plaque” by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI). Tucson, Arizona (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Evan Unger, MD, President and CEO of NuvOx Pharma announced today that NuvOx Pharma has been awarded a Phase I Small Business Innovative Research contract (contract #...

2014-08-08 23:08:00

IonField Systems is awarded a Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant totaling $1,000,000 for the development of an automated system to clean microplates with cold plasma technology. Moorestown, NJ (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 IonField Systems, the pioneer in plasma cleaning technology for life science applications, is pleased to announce the award of a Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant totaling $1,000,000 for the development of an automated system to...

2014-08-08 16:20:23

WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has selected 23 proposals from small business and research institution teams to continue the development of innovative technologies that will support future agency mission needs and may also prove viable as commercial products and services. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO The Phase II selectees in NASA's Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Program are permitted to enter negotiations for possible...

2014-08-08 08:21:00

Challenge awardees to showcase their energy solutions to military leadership in Honolulu; submissions for Austin Defense Energy Challenge due Friday August 8th. HONOLULU, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 5th bi-annual Defense Energy Technology Challenge awardees will present their energy technology solutions during the Pacific Defense Energy Summit in Honolulu Hawaii, September 15-17, 2014. This program is co-located with the Asia Pacific Clean Energy Summit and the Asia Pacific...

2014-08-06 12:22:11

Challenge Finalists present to corporate, investment, and federal funding agencies at the Defense Energy Summit, co-located with the Fall SBIR/STTR Conference November 11-13, Austin, TX AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The annual Defense Energy Summit (DES) will take place November 11-13, 2014 at the AT&T Executive Education & Conference Center in Austin, TX. The Defense Energy Summit brings together the defense-energy ecosystem, focusing on the needs and...

2014-07-29 08:32:54

Phase I Project to Focus on Advanced Molecular Search Models for the Inverse Design Computational Drug Discovery Platform RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cloud Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a therapeutics company focused on cloud-based drug design and development, announced today that it has been awarded a Phase I grant from the National Science Foundation Small Business Innovation Research (NSF SBIR) program. The grant is valued at $150,000. Cloud...

2014-06-30 23:06:39

$2 Million Round Will Power Continued Growth Pasadena, CA (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 The Pasadena Angels and Wasatch Microfluidics today announced that Wasatch had closed a $2 million funding round from existing investors and Kirk Ririe, founder of BioFire Diagnostics. The funding will be used to expand sales and marketing activity. Wasatch’s product package, which groups early stage antibodies, is already being sold to major pharmaceutical companies. Josh Eckman, the company’s CEO...

2014-06-20 08:23:13

~Company Recognized as Notable Recipient of SBIR Grants CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HemoShear, LLC, the human disease biology company, today announced that CBO Vince Aurentz will be presenting at the BIO 2014 meeting during the BIO Business Forum on Tuesday, June 24 at 11:00 a.m. in the Solana Beach Room. Aurentz's presentation, "Recreating Human Disease Biology for Discovery and Development of Safer and More Effective New Drugs", will focus on HemoShear's...

2014-06-18 12:35:23

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HemoShear, the human disease biology company, has received the prestigious Tibbetts Award, recognizing it as a "Model of Excellence" for the U.S. government's Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program. Over 15,000 companies have received $21 billion of research funding through the SBIR program. Of these companies, only a very small number are chosen as exemplars of the SBIR's mission. Awarded to only 25 companies in 2014, the...

2014-06-18 12:32:49

Award recognizes companies and individuals that promote the mission and goals of the SBIR program and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) DURHAM, N.C., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Parion Sciences, a company dedicated to the development of novel treatments for pulmonary and ophthalmic diseases, announced today that it has received the Tibbetts Award from the U.S. government and the Small Business Association (SBA). Affectionately referred to as the "Tibbie", the Tibbetts...


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