Kentucky SBIR/STTR Matching Funds Awardees

 

Kentucky SBIR/STTR Matching Funds grants to date = 251 
   $61,361,283 = State Funding (total all rounds combined)
   $112,569,437 = Federal SBIR/STTR funds leveraged

Company

     

 

Title

  

Focus
Area

Federal
Agency

Award
Phase   

Matching
Grant

ORB Technologies, LLC         Commercializing and Prototyping a Simplified Zero-Carbon Building   Environmental and Energy NSF Phase 1 $150,000
IOP Technologies, LLC         Advancement of Thermionic Energy Conversion Technology for Space and Terrestrial-Based Applications   Environmental and Energy NASA Phase 1 $124,901
Liberate Medical, LLC         VentFree: A Novel Abdominal Stimulator to Assist with Ventilator Weaning   Human Health and Development NIH Phase 2 $250,000
Hera Testing Labs, Inc.         FRG KO Humanized-Liver Rat   Human Health and Development NIH Phase 2 $400,000
UHV Technologies, Inc.         A Low Cost Instrument for Online Real Time Metal Analysis During Pharmaceutical Manufacturing   Human Health and Development NIH Phase 2 $400,000
Lumenari,          Novel Red Phosphor Materials for Light Emitting Diode Applications   Materials Science and Advanced Manufacturing NSF Phase 2 $255,443
Adanced Energy Materials, LLC         Catalyst Production and Business Development of Products: AdE-Scat and AdE-CCat   Materials Science and Advanced Manufacturing DOE Phase 1 $150,000
PowerTech Water, LLC         Carbon Electrode Manufacturing and Module Development for Inverted Capacitive Deionization (I-CDI) Cost of Goods Sold (COGS) Reduction   Materials Science and Advanced Manufacturing NSF Phase 2  $397,194
Pyrochem Catalyst Company         Commercialization of PyroCat(TM) Catalyst in Leading Reforming and Destructive Oxidation Catalyst Markets   Materials Science and Advanced Manufacturing NSF Phase 2  $390,000
Hummingbird Nano, Inc.         Commercializing an Innovative Microfluidic Platform for Capillary Electrophoresis   Materials and Advanced Manufacturing NSF Phase 2 $268,838
Mercury Data Systems, Inc.         Virtual-IMU   Information Technology and Communications DOD Phase 2 $378,332
TutorGen, Inc.         Student Centered Adaptive Learning Engine-SCALE   Information Technology and Communications NSF Phase 2 $487,500
Odorcept, LLC         Optimization of the Kentucky Assay   Biosciences NSF Phase 1 $150,000
RedLeaf Biologics, Inc.         Functional Red Food Pigment   Biosciences NSF Phase 1 $150,000
Inquiry Technologies, LLC         InquiryCast's Expanded Research in Southeastern Kentucky   Information Technology and Communications USDA Phase 1 $99,995

FasCure Therapeutics, LLC

        Development of ISAS-02 and SA-4-1BBL as Potent Costimulatory Agents for Vaccine Adjuvants, Anti-Cancer Therapeutics, and Antiviral Treatments   Biosciences

NIH

Phase 1

$150,000

Nicolalde R&D, LLC

       

Developing Data Collection Tools for the mRendering Platform

 

Human Health and Development

NIH

Phase 1

$106,486

EndoProtech, Inc.         Novel Drug Carrier System for the Treatment of Liver Disease   Human Health and Development NIH Phase 2 $500,000
Rosellini Scientific, LLC         Medical Nanotechnology for Intravascular Drug Delivery   Biosciences NIH Phase 1 $150,000
PGXL Technologies, LLC         Next-Generation Sequencing to Increase Clinical Utility of NeXosome; a LIquid Biopsy Platform   Biosciences NIH Phase 1 $150,000

Twin Star, TDS

       

Liver Cancer Therapy Using Porous Needles

 

Biosciences

NIH

Phase 1

$150,000

Signal Solutions, LLC

       

Development and Commercialization of Noninvasive and Other Bahavior Analysis Systems for Rodents

 

Biosciences

NIH

Phase 2

$499,987

UHV Technology, Inc.         A Low Cost Instrument for Online Real Time Metal Analysis During Pharmaceutical Manufacturing   Human Health and Development NIH Phase 1 $150,000
True Secure SCADA, LLC         Next Generation Security Preprocessor   Information Technology & Communications DOD Phase 1 $148,721
ORB Technologies, LLC         Near Zero Energy Homes as a Resource   Environmental and Energy Technologies USDA Phase 1 $99993
PowerTech Water, LLC         Determination of Water Pretreatment Needs for a Capacitive Home Water Softening System   Environmental and Energy Technologies NSF Phase 1 $150,000

UHV Technology, Inc.

       

Diamond Thin Films for High Performance X-Ray Windows

  Materials Science and Advanced Manufacturing

 

 

DOE  Phase 2 $491,000
EIE Materials, Inc.         Novel Red Phosphor Materials for Light Emitting Diode Applications   Materials Science and Advanced Manufacturing NSF Phase 2 $474,246
Gen Nine, Inc.         Head-Mounted Activity Tracking (HAM) System Fast Track   Information Technology and Communications NIH Phase 2 $500,000
Biomedical Development Corporation         Nonlinear Computation Tool to Chart Trajectories of Bipolar Disorder   Human Health and Development NIH Phase 2 $500,000
Sunstrand, LLC         Pilot Production and Functionalization of Natural Fibers for Polymer Composites   Materials and Advanced Manufacturing NSF Phase 2 $262,496
Exscien Corporation         Exscien Fusion Protein Development and Manufacturing Set-Up   Biosciences NIH Phase 2 $500,000
Lakota technical Solutions, Inc.         Electronic Warfare Synthetic Environment and Analysis Test Suite (EW-SEATS)   Information Technology and Communications DOD Phase 2 $499,958
Hera Testing Labs         FRG KO Humanized-Liver Rat   Human Health and Development NIH Phase 2 $500,000
Hera Testing Labs         Serpine 1-LUX Reporter Cell Line for Neurotoxicant Assays   Human Health and Development NIH Phase 1 $150,000
Gismo Therapeutics, Inc.         Development of Novel Rheumatoid Arthritis Therapeutics based on Glycosaminolycan Interacting Small Molecules (GISMO) Platform Technology   Human Health and Development NIH Phase 1 $150,000
TutorGen, Inc.         LOGIC: Linkage Objects for Generalized Instruction in Coding   Information Technology and Communications NSF Phase 1 $150,000
TherapyX, Inc.         Scale Up Production of Clinical Grade IL 12-NanoCap   Biosciences NIH Phase 1 $150,000
Bert Thin Films, LLC         Commercialization Efforts for the Scaled-Up Manufacturing of Copper Based Inks Used in the Photovoltaic Industry   Materials and Advanced Manufacturing NSF Phase 1 $150,000
Amelgo, LLC         Development of Effective Non-Antibiotic Dry-Off Agents for the Dairy Industry   Bioscience USDA Phase 2 $228,215
Nanowise, LLC         Development of Nanostructured Materials for High Power Long Endurance Battery   Environmental and Energy Technologies DOD Phase 1 $149,784
MosquitoMate, Inc.         Auto-Dissemination Augmented by Male-Mosquitoes   Bioscience NIH Phase 1 $150,000
Okeanos Technologies, Inc.         Commercial Scale Electrochemically Mediated Desalination Cartridge Prototypes   Environmental and Energy Technologies EPA Phase 2 $215,930
3P Biotechnologies, Inc.         Exosomal Drug Formulations   Human Health and Development NIH Phase 1 $150,000
Advanced Genomic Technology, LLC         Blood-Based, Early Prognostic Tests for Risk of Developing Alzheimer's Disease   Human Health and Development  NIH Phase 2 $500,000
Advanced Energy Materials, LLC         Commercialization and Production of AdeSulfur Catalyst   Materials Science and Advanced Manufacturing NSF Phase 2 $483,003
Mercury Data Systems, Inc.         Virtual IMU   Information Technology and Communications DOD Phase 2 $499,760
Innovative Diagnostics, Inc.         A Market Driven Rapid Point-of-Care Salivary Diagnostic for Periodontal Health   Human Health and Development NIH Phase 1 $150,000
Pyrochem Catalyst Company         Flame Spray Pyrolysis Process for Advanced Manufacturing of PyroCat   Materials Science and Advanced Manufacturing NSF :hase 1 $150,000
Twin Star TDS, LLC         Porous Brain Infusion Catheter   Biosciences NIH Phase 1 $150,000
MEMStim, LLC         Microfabricated Cochlear Electrode Array   Materials Science and Advanced Manufacturing NIH Phase 1 $150,000
Liberate Medical, LLC         VentFree: A Novel Abdominal Stimulator to Assist with Ventilator Weaning   Human Health and Development NSF Phase 1 $149,092
Gradient Engineering, Inc.         Bamboo Fiber Processing for Use in Reinforced Composite   Materials Science and Advanced Manufacturing NSF Phase 2 $487,490
Gen-9, Inc.         Head-Mounted Activity Monitoring System   Information Technology and Communications NIH Phase 1 $150,000
MosquitoMate, Inc.         Biological Vector Control Reducing Arboriruses, Including Dengue and Chikungunya   Biosciences NIH Phase 2 $497,894
Minerva Systems and Technologies, LLC         High Performance GPS Receiver   Information Technology and Communications DOD Phase 1 $149,999

Hummingbird Nano, LLC

       

Framework Building for Innovative Microfluidics Platform for Capillary Electrophoresis Chips

 

Materials Science and Advanced Manufacturing

NSF

Phase 1

$150,000

Science Tomorrow, LLC

     

 

Direct Digital Secondary Electron Signal Acquisition Probe for Scanning Electron Microscope

 

Materials Science and Advanced Manufacturing

DOE

Phase 2

$500,000

UHV Technologies, LLC

     

 

A Commercial Mercury Emissions Monitoring System for Coal Power Plants

 

Environmental and Energy Technologies

DOE

Phase 2

$499,995

Tribo Flow Separations, LLC

     

 

Measurement and Control of Mass and Velocity Rates in Bulk Solids Distribution System

 

Environmental and Energy Technologies

NSF

Phase 1

$150,000

WaveTech, LLC

     

 

Technical Development of a Light Engineering Product to Optimize Photosynthesis

 

Materials Science and Advanced Manufacturing

NSF

Phase 1

$150,000

W-Z Biotech, LLC

     

 

Development of Transapical to Aorta Double Lumen Cannula for a Neonate Left Ventricular Assist Device, LVAD

 

Human Health and Development

NIH

Phase 1

$148,843

Angiomics, Inc.

     

 

Human Microvessel Culture System

 

Biosciences

NIH

Phase 1

$99,506

Sequela, LLC

     

 

Biomarker for Early Detection of Chronic Kidney Disease II

 

Human Health and Development

NIH

Phase 2

$500,000

nGimat, LLC

       

Enhanced Capabilities to Produce Motors for Electric Vehicles with Higher Thermal Performance

 

Materials Science and Advanced Manufacturing

DOE

Phase 2

$499,978

Kentucky Imaging Technologies, LLC

       

Commercialization of Fly-Over Technology for Virtual Colonoscopy

 

Human Health and Development

NIH

Phase 1

$148,821

PGXL Technologies, LLC

       

Optimizing Enrichment Efficiency and Molecular Profiling of Circulating Tumor Cells

 

Biosciences

NIH

Phase 1

$149,910

InfoBeyond Technologies, LLC

       

A Unified Mediation Layer (UML) Design for Multi-Level Security Cross-Domain Environments

 

Information Technology and Communications

DOD

Phase 1

$150,000

Mercury Data Systems, Inc.

       

Tactical Information Management

 

Information Technology and Communications

DOD

Phase 1

$147,908

AllTranz, Inc.

       

Transdermal Naltrexone for Opiate Addiction and Alcoholism

 

Biociences

NIH

Phase 2

$500,000

TutorGen, Inc.

       

SCALE-Student-Centered Adaptive Learning Engine

 

Information Technology and Communications

NSF

Phase 1

$150,000

GISMO Therapeutics, Inc.

       

Development and Commercialization of Glycosaminoglycan Interacting Small Molecules (GISMO) as Novel Alzheimer's Disease Therapeutics

 

Biosciences

NIH

Phase 1

$150,000

Bluegrass Advanced Materials, LLC

       

Microparticle Suspensions of Antioxidant Polymers for Oral Mucositis: Preclinical Efficacy and Scalable Synthesis Strategies

 

Biosciences

NIH

Phase 1

$149,973

CitiLogics, Inc.

       

Improved Model Robustness and Availability Through Data Redundancy and Statistical Modeling

 

Environmental and Energy Technologies

NSF

Phase 1

$150,000

eNomalies, LLC

       

Fusion Cameras: Low-Cost Solutions for 3D Modeling and visualization

 

Information Technologies and Communications

DOD

Phase 1

$150,000

nGimat, LLC

       

Development of Enhanced Processing Capabilities for Atmosphere-Sensitive Nanopowders

 

Materials Science and Advanced Manufacturing

DOE

Phase 2

$500,000

Care Team Solutions, LLC

       

Eye Drop Management System

 

Health and Human Development

NIH

Phase 1

$150,000

Advanced Genomic Technology, LLC

       

Generating Transgenic Mouse Mutants Overexpressing Key Circulating MicroRNAs in Blood Plasma of Mildly Cognitively Impaired Patients

 

Health and Human Development

NIH

Phase 1

$150,000

Noveratech, LLC

       

Reducing Laparotomy Wound Failure

 

Human Health and Development

NIH

Phase 1

$150,000

Okeanos Technologies, Inc.

       

Commercial Scale Electrochemically Mediated Desalination Module Prototypes

 

Environmental and Energy Technologies

EPA

Phase 2

$146,100

Mercury Data Systems, Inc.

     

 

Virtual-IMU (Inertial Measure Units, primary navigation system component for all missile systems)

 

Information Technology and Communications

DOD

Phase 1

$146,043

Care Team Solutions, Inc.

     

 

Using Mhealth to Aid Opioid Medication Adherence

 

Health and Human Development

NIH

Phase 1

$149,307

Apiq Semiconductor

     

 

Direct Inversion Wind Power System Based on Field Balanced WBG Technology

 

Materials Science and Advanced Manufacturing

DOE

Phase 1

$150,000

Bauer Labs, LLC

     

 

Extended Evaluation of a Distributed Multi Agent System to Support Clinical Processes.

 

Human Health and Development

NIH

Phase 1

$150,000

Multi Scale Solutions, Inc.

     

 

Development of Solutions to Complex Life Science Problems through Web-based Text and Data Mining

 

Biosciences

NSF

Phase 1

$149,982

Imaging Systems Technology

     

 

Commercialization of Technology Resulting from Ultra Violet-Non-Line of Sight, (UV-NLOS)

 

Materials Science and Manufacturing

DOD

Phase 2

$499,990

Entrepreneurial Innovation

     

 

Better Patent Data, Better Patent Analytics

 

Infromation Technology and Communication

NSF

Phase 1

$150,000

TwinStar TDS

     

 

Therapeutic Delivery Systems

 

Biosciences

NIH

Phase 2

$500,000

Tier1 Performance Solutions, LLC

     

 

Competency-Based Adaptive Training System

 

Infromation Technology and Communications

DOD

Phase 2

$499,972

CytoInformatics, LLC

     

 

Intelligent and Automatic Image Segmentation Software for High Throughput Analysis

 

Information Technology and Communications

NIH

Phase 1

$150,000

Nicolalde, R&D, LLC

     

 

Scale-up to a an Enterprise-Level Software for an Intelligent Mobile Just-in-time Information Delivery Platform

 

Human Health and Development

NIH

Phase 2

$142,603

Orthopeutics, LP

       

Development of NEXT for Treatmentof Snoring, Sleep Apnea, and Equine dorsal displacement of the soft palate (DDSP)

 

Biosciences

NIH

Phase 1

$150,000

Science Tomorrow, LLC

     

 

Reduced Cost High-Temperature Ceramic-Matrix Composite (CMC) Components Manufacturing Technology

 

Materials Science and Advanced Manuafacturing

DOD

Phase 1

$149,191

Naprogenix, Inc.

     

 

Accelerated Implementation of Commercialization Plan for Novel Pharmacotherapies for Alcoholism

 

Biosciences

NIH

Phase 2

$499,684

Alkymos, Inc.

     

 

Aluminum Removing Filter for Parenteral Nutrition Solutions: Production and Testing

 

Human Health and Development

NIH

Phase 2

$213,542

Signal Solutions, LLC

     

 

Development and Commercialization of Noninvasive REM Sleep Detection Systems and Behavior Analysis Systems for Rodents

 

Biosciences

NIH

Phase 1

$150,000

NOHMs Technologies, Inc.

     

 

Lithium Sulfur Battery Manufacturing and Product Development

 

Environmental and Energy Technologies

NSF

Phase 2

$325,000

Advanced Energy Materials, LLC

     

 

Development of Ultra-Deep Hydrodesulfurization Catalysts

 

Materials Science and Advanced Manufacturing

NSF

Phase 1

$150,000

Vindico NanoBio Technology, Inc.

     

 

Upconverting Nanocrystals for Nanoparticle and Antigen In-Vivo Tracking

 

Biosciences

NIH

Phase 1

$150,000

New Global Systems for Intelligent Transportation Management

     

 

Commercialization of Microscopic Transportation Simulation Software

 

Information Technology and Communications

DOT

Phase 2

$500,000

Hitron Technologies, Inc.

     

 

Liquid Crystal-Based Next Generation E-Paper Devices by Micro-Engineered Surfaces

 

Materials Science and Advanced Manufacturing

NSF

Phase 2

$250,000

SCR, Inc.

     

 

Counterpulsation Device with Integrated EKG Sensing

 

Human Health and Development

NIH

Phase 2

$500,000

CoPlex Therapeutics, LLC

     

 

Mechanism of Action of NFD-L Molecule

 

Biosciences

NIH

Phase 1

$99,791

NuForm Materials, LLC

     

 

Development of Ultra-High Performance Concrete

 

Materials Science and Advanced Manufacturing

DOD (DTRA)

Phase 1

$150,000

3P Biotechnologies, Inc.

     

 

Sustained, Target Delivery for Treatment of Cervical Pathologies

 

Human Health and Development

NIH

Phase 1

$150,000

Four Tigers, LLC

     

 

Development and Commercialization of Berry Extract Products for Oral Health

 

Human Health and Development

NIH

Phase 2

$317,040

Advanced Cancer Therapeutics

     

 

Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM)

 

Human Health and Development

NIH

Phase 1

$150,000

EndoProtech, Inc.

     

 

Commercialization of a Vesicle Carrier System for Alcoholic Liver Disease

 

Human Health and Development

NIH

Phase 1

$150,000

Biomedical Development Corporation

     

 

Evaluating Frio Oral Rinse to Reduce Oral and Systemic Inflammation

 

Human Health and Development

NIH

Phase 2

$299,915

Biomedical Development Corporation

     

 

A Market Driven KIOS Expert System for Patients with Bipolar Disorder

 

Human Health and Development

NIH

Phase 1

$150,000

Minerva Systems & Technologies, LLC

     

 

Low Profile, Electrically Small Antennas for UHF Communications

 

Information Technology and Communications

DOD

Phase 1

$148,260

MosquitoMate, Inc.

     

 

Self-Delivering, Biological Control of Aedes Albopictus Mosquitoes

 

Biosciences

NIH

Phase 1

$150,000

 AllTranz, Inc.

     

 

Transdermal Naltrexone for Opiate Addiction and Alcoholism

 

 Biosciences

 NIH

Phase 1 Fast Track

 $150,000

Rigid Solutions, LLC

     

 

Smart Filter for Fast Chemical Reaction Clean-up

 

Materials Science and Advanced Manufacturing

NSF

Phase 1

$149,999

Okeanos Technology, Inc.

     

 

Highly Parallel Micro-Devices for Ultra Energy Efficient Seawater Desalination

 

Environmental and Energy Technologies

EPA

Phase 1

$79,264

Noveratech, LLC

     

 

A New Technique for Treatment of Hemorrhagic Shock

 

Human Health and Development

NIH

Phase 1

$150,000

Regenerex, LLC

     

 

Delayed Tolerance Induction in Living Related Donor Renal Transplant Recipients

 

Biosciences

NIH

Phase 1

$150,000

Vindico NanoBioTechnology, Inc.

     

 

Modulation of In-Vivo Tumor Oxygenation via Polymersome-Encapsulated Myoglobin

 

Biosciences

NIH

Phase 1

$150,000

Brockman Hastings, LLC

     

 

Enhancing the Regulatory, Technical, and Intellectual Property Aspects of a Novel Intraocular Pressure Sensor

 

Huma n Health and Development

NIH

Phase 1

$150,000

Innovative Energy Solutions,

     

 

Clean, Inexpensive, and Carbon Free Energy from a Toxic Waste

 

Environmental and Energy Technologies

NSF

Phase 2

$252,810

Invenio Therapeutics, Inc.

     

 

Chemical Optimization of GS87 for AML

 

Human Health and Development

NIH

Phase 1

$150,000

InfoBeyond, LLC

     

 

Optimal Matrix Completion (NOMC) for Image Reconstruction

 

Information Technology and Communications

DOD

Phase 2

$256,783

TeleHealth Holdings, LLC

     

 

Sleep Apnea

 

Human Health and Development

NIH

Phase 1

$100,000

TeleHealth Holdings, LLC

     

 

Beyond Pillboxes: Medminding for Universal Drug Delivery

 

Human Health and Development

NIH

Phase 1

$150,000

Minerva Systems and Technologies, LLC

     

 

Thin Film Based Low-Profile, Conformal Antennas for Airborne, Marine and Land

 

Information Technology and Communications

DOD-
Navy

Phase 2

$337,018

Wilson's Cedar Point Farm, LLC

     

 

Does Early Fruiting of Uba tuba Respond to Selection?

 

Biosciences

USDA

Phase 1

  $99,961

Sequela, LLC

     

 

Biomarker for Early Detection of Chronic Kidney Disease

 

Human Health and Development

NIH

Phase 1

$150,000

Alcomed, Inc.

     

 

Naloxone Nasal Spray Development

 

Bioscience

NIH

Phase 2

$500,000

Amelgo, LLC

     

 

Accelerated Commercial Development of an Effective Dairy Cow Dry-off Agent

 

Biosciences

USDA

Phase 1

$100,000

Regenerex, LLC

     

 

FCRx to Induce Tolerance Following Kidney Transplantation

 

Biosciences

NIH

Phase 2

$500,000

AMT Nano, LLC

     

 

Multi-functional Micro robots Using a Common Manufactuing Platform

 

Materials Science and Advanced Manufacturing

NIST

Phase 1

$90,000

customKYnetics, Inc.

     

 

Active Distributed Electrode Array

 

Human Health and Development

NIH

Phase 2

$494,458

Transposagen Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.

     

 

Novel and Cost-effective Technologies to Create High Throughput Mutations in the Rat

 

Biosciences

NIH

Phase 2

$500,000

Invenio Therapeutics, Inc.

     

 

Chemical Optimiazation of Securinine for Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)

 

Human Health and Development

NIH

Phase 2

$434,480

nGimat, LLC

     

 

Commercialization of Nano-Composite Wire Insulation for Advanced Applications at nGimat, LLC

 

Materials Science and Advanced Manufacturing

DOE

Phase 2

$374,996

TiER1 Performance Solutions, LLC

     

 

Human Factors Analysis Support Tool (H-FAST)

 

Information Technology and Communications

NASA

Phase 2

$396,000

Bexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

     

 

SapC-DOPS nanovesicles for treating Glioblastoma Multiforma

 

Biosciences

NIH

Phase 2

$500,000

ParaTechs Corporation

     

 

Expanding the Utility and Market of the Non-Surgical Embryo Transfer (NSET) Device for Mice

 

Human Health and Development

NIH

Phase 2

$459,478

AllTranz, Inc.

     

 

Transdermal Cannabidiol Prodrug Delivery

 

Biosciences

NIH

Phase 1

$150,000

W-Z BioTech, LLC

     

 

Percutaneous double Lumen Cannula for Cardioplumonary Support

 

Health and Human Development

NIH

Phase 1

$150,000

ATI, Inc.

     

 

ATI’s New Aluminum Alloy Weld Wire Development

 

Materials and Advanced Manufacturing

DOD

Phase 1

$98,748

3H Company, LLC

     

 

Split Amine Absorption for CO2 Capture from Post Combustion Flue Gas of Coal Fired Power Plants

 

Environmental and Energy Technologies

NSF

Phase 2

$232,212

Advanced Genomic Technologies, LLC

     

 

Generating Sporadic Alzheimer’s Disease Transgenic Mice as a Preclinical Animal Model

 

Human Health and Development

NIH

Phase 2

$500,000

nGimat, LLC

     

 

Scale-up of Nanopowder Manufacturing Via Cost-Effective, Low Carbon-Footprint Process

 

Material Science and Advanced Manufacturing

DOE

Phase 2

$500,000

Orthopeutics, LP

     

 

Injectable Tissue Revitalization Research for Degenerative Disc Disease and Damaged Tendons and Ligaments.

 

Human Health and Development

NIH

Phase 2

$359,400

NaugaNeedles, LLC

     

 

Business Development/Applications Development for High Aspect Ratio Metallic AFM Probes

 

Material Science and Advanced Manufacturing

NSF

Phase 2

$375,758

Alkymos, Inc.

     

 

Complementary work to support development of a device to remove aluminum from TPN solution

 

Human Health and Development

NIH

Phase 2

$500,000

Advanced Energy Materials

     

 

New Materials for Large Scale Lithium Ion batteries and Dye Sensitized Solar Cells

 

Environmental and Energy Technologies

NSF

Phase 1

$150,000

Alcomed, Inc.

     

 

Naloxone Nasal Spray Administration, Patent and Business Plan Development

 

Human Health and Development

NIH

Phase 1

$150,000

Scout Diagnostics

     

 

Commercialization of an in vitro Diagnostic for Alzheimer’s Disease and Mild Cognitive Impairment

 

Biosciences

NIH

Phase 2

$435,600

Global Quality Corp

     

 

NetSafe Version 2 – Field Testing, Enhancement and Integration of the NetSafe Version 1 Software at Kentucky Water Utilities Resulting in a Robust Potable Water Contaminant Warning System, Improved Water Quality Management and Energy Usage Reduction

 

Information Technology and Communications

DOD-
Army

Phase 2

$364,990

Louisville Biosciences, Inc.

     

 

Operational, Regulatory and Partnership Milestones to Test Drive Commercialization

 

Biosciences

NIH

Phase 2

$249,913

Bexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

     

 

SapC-DOPS nanovesicles for treating Glioblastoma Multiforma

 

Human Health and Development

NIH

Phase 2

$500,000

Transposagen Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.

     

 

A novel high-throughput and cost-effective platform utilizing mobile DNA elements (transposons) to knockout the entire rat genome

 

Biosciences

NIH

Phase 2

$499,936

ParaTechs Corp.

     

 

A nonsurgical transfer device for genetically modified rodents.

 

Human Health and Development

NIH

Phase 1

$111,002

customKYnetics, Inc.

     

 

Phase 1 Match for Concurrent Upper/Lower Extremity SCI Exercise with Stimulation

 

Human Health and Development

NIH

Phase 1

$147,783

NuForm Materials, LLC

     

 

Developing Ceramics Recycled from Coal Combustion Ash for Use in Polyurethane Foam Insulating Materials

 

Materials Science and Advanced Manufacturing

NSF

Phase 1

$149,996

SureGene, LLC

     

 

Genomic Biomarkers for Neuropsychiatric Illnesses

 

Human Health and Development

NIH

Phase 2

$365,579

InfoBeyond Technology

     

 

Implementing the Network Coding and Network Tomograhpy (NCNT) Algorithms for Dynamic Airborne Networks

 

Information Technology and Communications

DOD-
Air
Force

Phase 1

$99,000

Exatherm

     

 

A company dedicated to Hyperthermic Cancer Therapies

 

Human Health and Development

NIH

Phase 2

$500,000

Advanced Dynamics, Inc.

     

 

Variational Asymptotic Beam Section Analysis, VABS Enabled Integrated Design Environment (IDE) for Efficient High-Fidelity Composite Rotor Blade and Wing Section Design

 

Information Technology and Communications

DOD-
Army

Phase 2

$364,999

Vindico NanoBioTechnologies, Inc.

     

 

Fully Biodegradable Polymersome-encapsulated Hemoglobin as a Novel Nanoparticle-based Oxygen Therapeutic

 

Health and Human Development

NIH

Phase 1

$100,000

Advanced Genomic Technologies, LLC

     

 

Generating accelerated aging biomarkers towards an Alzheimer’s disease diagnostic: the animal study.

 

Biosciences

NIH

Phase 1

$100,000

Talon Technologies, LLC

     

 

High Performance Flexible Conduit for use with the Army’s Rapidly Installed Fuel Transfer System (RIFTS)

 

Materials Science and Advanced Manufacturing

DOD-
Army

Phase 1

$99,996

3H Company, LLC

     

 

Split Amine Absorption for CO2 Capture from Post Combustion Flue Gas of Coal Fired Power Plants

 

Environmental and Energy Technologies

NSF

Phase 2

$267,786

Orthopeutics

     

 

Injectable tissue revitalization research for degenerative disc disease

 

Biosciences

NIH

Phase 2

$408,000

nGimat-KY

     

 

nGimat Battery Nanomaterials Manufacturing Research and Development

 

Materials Science and Advanced Manufacturing

DOE

Phase 2

$500,000

NaugaNeedles, LLC

     

 

Batch Fabrication of High Aspect Ratio Metallic AFM Probes

 

Materials Science and Advanced Manufacturing

NSF

Phase 1

$100,000

Atkins and Pearce

     

 

Advanced Fabric Constructions that Improve Success Rates for Land Reclamation Efforts

 

Environmental and Energy Technologies

NSF

Phase 1

$99,983

Oraceuticals, Inc.

     

 

Anti-Inflammatory Activity form the Pecan Carya Illinoinensis

 

Biosciences

NIH

Phase 1

$100,000

Vision Dynamics, Inc.

     

 

Nanocomposite Deposition Using Roll-to-Roll Manufacturing Techniques

 

Materials Science and Advanced Manufacturing

DOE

Phase 1

$100,000

TiER1 Performance Solutions, LLC

     

 

Accelerated Learning for Cyber Insider Threat Reduction (XL-CITR)

 

Information Technology and Communications

DOD-
Air
Force

Phase 2

$395,000

Topasol, LLC

     

 

Anti-Reflective Abrasion-Resistant Optical Nanocoatings

 

Materials Science and Advanced Manufacturing

NSF

Phase 2

$251,000

Pharmacogenetics Diagnostic Laboratory, LLC

     

 

Development of a Personalized Medical Interface for the Safe and Effectvie Treatmnet of Patients Undergoing Warfarin Therapy

 

Biosciences

NIH

Phase 2

$375,000

NuForm Materials, LLC

     

 

Scaling Up the Production of NuForm Materials' Ash derived Ceramics

 

Materials Science and Manufacturing

NSF

Phase 2

$314,000

SCR, Inc.

     

 

Patient Friendly Drvier for Counterpulsation Therapy

 

Health and Human Development

NIH

Phase 2

$430,000

ApoImmune, Inc.

     

 

ApoVax104-HPV as a Novel Therapeutic Vaccine for Cervical Cancer

 

Biosciences

NIH

Phase 2

$430,000

Four Tigers, LLC

     

 

Development and Optimization of Blackberry Chewing gum for Prevention and Treatment of Gingivitus

 

Human Health and Development

NIH

Phase 1

$100,000

3H Company

     

 

Amine Degradation Study Split Amine Absorbent for CO2 Capture from Post Combustion Flue Gas of Coal Fired Power Plants

 

Environmental and Energy Technologies

DOE

Phase 1

$99,989

Transposagen Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.

     

 

Rapid Production of high-value rat models of colorectal cancer (CRC) through a combination of transposon-based technology and site-specific mutagenesis technologies

 

Human Health and Development

NIH

Phase 1

$100,000

NaugaNeedles, LLC

     

 

Expediting the Commercialiation of Ultra-Soft Atomic Force Microscope (USAFM) Technology

 

Materials Science and Manufacturing

NIH

Phase 1

$100,000

SureGene, LLC

     

 

Genomi Biomarkers for Neuropsychiatric Illnesses

 

Human Health and Development

NIH

Phase 2

$361,939

EndoProtech, Inc.

     

 

Commercialization of Anti-Complement Therapy for Ischemia Reperfusion Injury

 

Human Health and Development

NIH

Phase 2

$270,000

Vision Dynamcis, LLC

     

 

Optical Nanocomposite Production Scale-Up

 

Materials Science and Manufacturing

NSF

Phase 2

$250,000

Louisville Biosciences, Inc.

     

 

Establish Kentucky R&D Facilities to Develop a Prototype Autoimmune Disease Test

 

Biosciences

NSF

Phase 1

$99,801

Adaptive Intelligent Systems, Inc.

     

 

A Modified Gas Metal Arc Welding, GMAW, System for Distortion Reduction and Travel Speed Increase through Separate Heat Input and Deposition Rate Control

 

Materials and Advacned Manufacturing

Navy

Phase 2

$449,966

Advanced Dynamics, Inc.

     

 

Towards Efficient Viscous Modeling Based On Cartesian Methods for Automated Flow Simulation

 

Information Technology and Communications

NASA

Phase 1

$99,917

ParaTechs Corp.

     

 

Potent Antimicrobial Peptides from Carrion Beetles

 

Human Health and Development

NIH

Phase 1

$100,000

Transposagen Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.

     

 

Combining mobile DNA Technology with Site-Specific Mutagenesis Technology

 

Biosciences

NIH

Phase 1

$100,000

NeoCytex Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.

     

 

Neuroreplacment Drug therapy for Parkinson's Disease

 

Biosciences

NIH

Phase 1

$100,000

TiER1 Performance Solutions, LLC

     

 

Accelerated Learning for Cyber Insider Threat Reduction (XL-CITR)

 

Information Technology and Communications

DOD-
Air
Force

Phase 1

$99,982

Synergetic Technologies, Inc.

     

 

Instrument for Nanostructure Characterization

 

Materials Science and Advanced Manufacturing

NSF

Phase 1

$99,666

ATI, Inc.

     

 

Innovative Approaches to the Development of Corrosion Resistant Aircraft Alloys

 

Materials Science and Advanced Manufacturing

DOD-
Navy

Phase 1

$99,838

3H Company

     

 

Split Amine Absorbent for CO2 Capture from Post Combustion Flue Gas of Coal Fired Power Plants

 

Environmental and Energy Technologies

NSF

Phase 1

$99,998

Bexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

     

 

A Novel Biotherapeutic Treatment for Pancreatic Cancer

 

Biosciences

NIH

Phase 1

$99,965

Adaptive Intelligent Systems, Inc.

     

 

Monitoring of Arcing Condition in gas-Metal Arc Welding, GMAW and Its Variants

 

Materials Science and Advanced Manufacturing

DOD-
Navy

Phase 1

$100,000

ApoImmune, Inc.

     

 

ApoVax104-TB as a Novel Vaccine for Tuberculosis

 

Biosciences

NIH

Phase 1

$100,000

ApoImmune, Inc.

     

 

ApoVax104-HPV as a Therapeutic Vaccine for Cervical Cancer

 

Biosciences

NIH

Phase 2

$500,000

Naprogenix, Inc.

     

 

Native Hypericum Species as Anti-Relapse Agents with Antidepressant Properties

 

Biosciences

NIH

Phase 2

$199,000

SCR, Inc.

     

 

Development of a Counter-Pulsation Therapy Device

 

Human Health and Development

NIH

Phase 2

$500,000

Pharmacogenetics Diagnostic Laboratory, LLC

     

 

Development of a Personalized Medicine for the Safe and Effective Treatment of Patients Undergoing Warfarin Treatment

 

Biosciences

NIH

Phase 2

$500,000

Adaptive Intelligent Systems, Inc.

     

 

Sensor Torch Based Adaptive Intelligent Control System for Circumferential Welding of Pipes

 

Materials Science and Advanced Manufacturing

Navy

Phase 2

$599,678

customKYnetics, Inc.

     

 

Adaptive High Intensity Electrical Stimulation for Post-Surgical Rehabilitation

 

Human Health and Development

NIH

Phase 2

$741,809

Mersive Technologies, Inc.

     

 

The Stingray Workstation: Scientific Visualization and Collaborative Display

 

Information Technology and Communications

NSF

Phase 2

$499,564

Turbo Wheelchairs Company, Inc.

     

 

Lightweight, Dynamically Compliant Manual Wheelchair for High Tone Children

 

Human Health and Development

NIH

Phase 2

$741,924

Allylix, Inc.

     

 

Chemoenzymatic Production of Innovative Sesquiterpene-Based Fragrance Libraries 

 

Biosciences

NSF

Phase 1

$100,000

NeoCytex Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.

     

 

Small Molecule Drug therapy for Neurodegenerative Diseases

 

Biosciences

NIH

Phase 1

$100,000

Sequela, Corporation

     

 

A Test for Salt Sensitivity in People with Essential Hypertension

 

Human Health and Development

NIH

Phase 2

$965,273

Tova Industries, LLC

     

 

Facilitating Expedited Food Traceability and Data dissemination in Emergency Situations

 

Information Technology and Communications

USDA

Phase 1

$80,000

Alkymos

     

 

A Device Containing Immobilized Chelator to Remove Aluminum from Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN) Solutions

 

Human Health and Development

NIH

Phase 1

$99,646

Atkins & Pearce

     

 

Deep Submergence Rated Flexible Hoses and Piping System Connectors

 

Materials Science and Advanced Manufacturing

DOD

Phase 1

$88,900

Stallion Therapeutics, Inc.

     

 

Novel Neuroprotectants for Traumatic Brain Injury

 

Human Health and Development

NIH

Phase 1

$100,000

customKYnetics

     

 

Stimulation Augmented Recumbent Stepper for Stroke Rehabilitation

 

Human Health and Development

NIH

Phase 1

$100,000

Direct i2i LLC

     

 

Eye Gaze Correction for More Effective Telepresence

 

Information Technology and Communications

NSF

Phase 1

$100,000

Peptides International

     

 

Accelerated Development of Novel Peptide Libraries for Early Cancer Detection

 

Biosciences

NIH

Phase 1

$100,000

Adaptive Intelligent Systems, Inc.

     

 

A Modified Gas Metal Arc Welding, GMAW, System for Distortion Reduction and Travel Speed Increase through and Deposition Rate ControlSeparate Heat Input

 

Materials Science and Advanced Manufacturing

NAVY

Phase 1

$100,000

Novera, LLC

     

 

Partial thickness wound Healing via Topical ATP

 

Biosciences

NIH

Phase 2

$846,500

Topasol, LLC

     

 

Low-Cost Manufacturing of Silica Composite Nanocoatings and Methods Development for Analytical Characterization

 

Materials Science and Advanced Manufacturing

NSF

Phase 1

$99,100

NuForm Materials, LLC

     

 

Improved Manufacturing Methodology for Aluminum Ash Metal Matrix Composite, MMC, Materials from Powder Metallurgy, P/M

 

Materials Science and Advanced Manufacturing

NSF

Phase 1

$98,602

Vision Dynamics, LLC

     

 

Lens Forming Nanocomposites using High Refractive Index Nanoparticles Synthesized via Solvethermal Process

 

Materials Science and Advanced Manufacturing

NSF

Phase 1

$99,589

Assenti, LLC

     

 

An Implantable System to Monitor Eye Pressure for Glaucoma

 

Biosciences

NIH

Phase 2

$374,985

Transposagen Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.

     

 

Mutagenesis for Rat Models of Human Disease

 

Biosciences

NIH

Phase 2

$1,000,000

Tribo Flow Separations, LLC

     

 

Microbe and Cell Assay (MICA) Device for Monitoring Bacterial Antibiotic Susceptibility

 

Biosciences

NSF

Phase 1

$100,000

Advanced Dynamics, Inc.

     

 

Integrated Variable-Fidelity Tool Set for Modeling and Simulation of Aeroservothermoelasticity-Propulsion (ASTE-P) Effects for Aerospace Vehicles Ranging from Subsonic to Hypersonic Flight

 

Information Technology and Communications

NASA

Phase 2

$599,990

Alltranz, Inc.

     

 

Cannabidiol for Transdermal Delivery

 

Human Health and Development

NIH

Phase 1

$100,000

Pharmacogenetics Diagnostic Laboratory, LLC

     

 

Development of a Personalized Medicine for the Safe and Effective Treatment of Warfarin Patients

 

Biosciences

NIH

Phase 1

$100,000

Advanced Dynamics, Inc.

     

 

Physics-Based Identification, Modeling and Management Infrastructure for Aeroelastic Limit-Cycle Oscillations 

 

Information Technology and Communications

DOD- AFOSR

Phase 1

$99,999

SCR, Inc.

     

 

Portable Pneumatic Driver for Counterpulsation Therapy

 

Health and Human Development

NIH

Phase 1

$100,000

Naprogenix, Inc.

     

 

Transgenic (and Aquatic) Plant Cells as a Source for Hetaprotective Drugs

 

Biosciences

NIH

Phase 2

$498,460

Naprogenix, Inc.

     

 

Hypericum extracts as potential anti-relapse medications in Alcoholism

 

Biosciences

NIH

Phase 1

$100,000

ParaTechs Corp.

     

 

Enhancement of the Baculovirus Expression Vector System

 

Biosciences

NIH

Phase 2

$743,666

ApoImmune

     

 

ApoFasL as a Novel Immunotherapeutic for Type 1 Diabetes

 

Biosciences

NIH

Phase 1

$100,000

Hosting.com, Inc.

     

 

A Real Time Collaborative Click Fraud System

 

Information Technology and Communications

NSF

Phase 1

$100,000

Sequela

     

 

A Uroguanylin Based Elisa for Salt Sensitivity

 

Health and Human Development

NIH

Phase 1

$100,000

Scout Diagnostics

     

 

Development of a Diagnostic Test for Alzheimer’s Disease

 

Health and Human Development

NIH

Phase 1

$99,843

Wilson's Cedar Point Farms, LLC

     

 

Production and Storability of Capsicum Baccatum, a Novel Specialty Pepper (Uba Tuba)

 

Biosciences

USDA

Phase 1

$79,729

Advanced Dynamics, Inc.

     

 

Integrated Variable-Fidelity Tool Set for Modeling and Simulation ofAeroservothermoelasticity-Propulsion (ASTE-P) Subsonic to Hypersonic FlightEffects for Aerospace Vehicles Ranging from Subsonic to Hypersonic Flight

 

Information Technology and Communications

NASA

Phase 1

$99,900

Regenerex, LLC

     

 

Induction of Donor Tolerance in Renal Transplants

 

Human Health and Development

NIH (NIDDK)

Phase 1

$100,000

Topasol LLC

     

 

Smart Coatings for Detection of Thermal and Impact Damage

 

Materials Science and Advanced Manufacturing

Navy

Phase 1

$78,000

Neathery Technologies, Inc. 

     

 

A Biomass Energy System for Poultry Growing Operations

 

Environmental and Energy technologies

EPA

Phase 1

$70,000

Oraceuticals, Inc.

     

 

Identification of Anti-cariogenic/Low-glycemic Activity Factors from Lo Han Kuo

 

Health and Human Development

NIH

Phase 1

$100,000

Naprogenix, Inc.

     

 

Novel Extrogen Receptor Ligands from Plant Genomics

 

Health and Human Development

NIH

Phase 1

$100,000

Lumenware, LLC

     

 

A Secure Biometric Personal Authentication System

 

Information Technology and Communications

NSF

Phase 1

$100,000

Adaptive Intelligent Systems, LLC

     

 

Sensor Torch Based Adaptive Intelligent Control for Circumferential Welding of Pipes

 

Materials Science and Advanced Manufacturing

DOD-
Navy

Phase 1

$69,999

ParaTechs Corp.

     

 

Development of a New Production System for Baculovirus Pesticides

 

Biosciences

USDA

Phase 1

$80,000

Potentia Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

     

 

Targeting Drug-Delivery Nanoparticles to Sites of Inflammation

 

Health and Human Development/Biosciences

NIH

Phase 1

$100,000

SureGene, LLC

     

 

Genetic Test for Schizophrenia Susceptibility: A Targeted Approach

 

Health and Human Development

NIMH

Phase 1

$100,000

ECM Biosciences, LLC

     

 

Peptidomimetics for Manipulation of Growth Cone Motility and Axon Generation

 

Biosciences

NIH (NINDS)

Phase 1

$100,000

ApoImmune, Inc.

     

 

Chimeric CD80-SA as a Novel Cancer Vaccine

 

Biosciences

NIH

Phase 1

$100,000

Mersive Technologies, Inc.

     

 

The Media Fusion Project: A Distributed Architecture for Mega-Pixel Displays

 

Information Technology and Communications

NSF

Phase 1

$98,222

SCR, Inc.

     

 

A Counterpulsation Device to Promote Myocardial Recovery

 

Human Health and Development

NIH

Phase 1

$100,000

customKYnetics, Inc.

     

 

Stimulation-Augmented Exercise and Neuromotor Therapy

 

Human Health and Development

NIH

Phase 1

$100,000

 

News and Events

Save the date -- July 21, 2017
The 2017 SBIR Road Tour is coming to Kentucky and the "big five" are guaranteed! 
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