CRCF Award Recipients

FY2014

The following organizations and principal investigators (PIs) were awarded CRCF funding in FY2014:

Commercialization Program

  • AxonAI, LLC (Harrisonburg), Ant-Based Cyber Defense, Dr. Sven Brueckner, $50,000, Cyber Security
  • AxonAI, LLC (Harrisonburg), Information Discovery with Active Models, Dr. Sven Brueckner, $50,000, Data Analytics
  • AxonDx, LLC (Harrisonburg), Development of a Circulating Tumor Cell Identification and Characterization System, Dr. Jeffrey Smith, $50,000, Life Sciences
  • Cardinal Mechatronics (Blacksburg), Non-Contact Measurement of Patient Respiratory Rate with a LWIR Camera System, Dr. John Bird, $49,960, Life Sciences
  • Nanofoundry, LLC (Glen Allen), Development of In-Line Monitoring of Magnetic Properties in a Micro-Channel Reactor System for Nanoparticle Manufacturing, Dr. Everett Carpenter, $15,000, Energy
  • Aperiomics (formerly NextGen Diagnostics) (Ashburn), Commercializing NextGen Diagnostics, Dr. Keith Crandall, $50,000, Life Sciences
  • Ultrasonic Probe LLC (Glen Allen), UltraSonographic Periodontal Probe, Mr. Jack Singer, $50,000, Life Sciences
  • UpHex (Charlottesville), UpHex Commercialization, Mr. Bradley Kipp, $50,000, Data Analytics

Eminent Researcher Recruitment Program

  • University of Virginia (Charlottesville), Companion Diagnostics and Targeted Therapeutics for Treating SAS1B Positive Cancers, Dr. John Herr, $249,862, Life Sciences
  • Virginia Tech (Blacksburg), Recruitment of Eminent Researcher in Infectious Diseases and Immunology, Dr. Michael Friedlander, $250,000, Life Sciences
  • Virginia Tech (Blacksburg), Recruitment of Eminent Researcher in Nanoparticle Cancer Therapeutics Development, Dr. Michael Friedlander, $250,00, Life Sciences

Matching Funds Program

  • College of William and Mary (Williamsburg), Algal Aquaculture for Nutrient Assimilation and Removal, Dr. William Cooke, $100,000, Environment
  • College of William and Mary (Williamsburg), Developing Sonic Net Technology to Reduce the Risks of Bird-Aircraft Collision, Dr. John Swaddle, $99,781, Aerospace
  • College of William and Mary (Williamsburg), Manufacturing Polymers with Advanced Performance Through Graphene-Based Nanoparticle Additives, Dr. Hannes Schniepp, $100,000, Advanced Manufacturing
  • Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing (Disputanta), Knowledge Capture and Integration, Dr. Kevin Fairholt, $99,810, Advanced Manufacturing
  • Eastern Virginia Medical School (Norfolk), Development and Commercialization of a New, Sensitive and Chemo-Responsive Anti-SIAH-Based Monoclonal Antibody Detection Kit to Determine and Quantify the Efficacy of Chemotherapies in Real Time for Virginia Breast Cancer Patients with Metastatic Diseases, Dr. Amy Tang, $100,000, Life Sciences
  • Eastern Virginia Medical School (Norfolk), Development of Selective 12-Lioxygenase Inhibitors for Type 1 Diabetes, Dr. Jerry Nadler, $100,000, Life Sciences
  • Eastern Virginia Medical School (Norfolk), New Combination Therapy for Type I Diabetes, Dr. Yumi Imai, $100,000, Life Sciences
  • George Mason University (Fairfax), Manufacture Large-Area Two-Dimensional Semiconductor Materials for Portable, Flexible and Transparent Electronics, Dr. Quilang Li, $100,000, Advanced Manufacturing
  • The George Washington University (Ashburn), Technical Feasibility and Potential Commercial Impact of High-Efficiency Solar Cells Enhanced with Quantum Dots, Dr. Andrei Afanasev, $50,000, Energy
  • Old Dominion University Research Foundation (Norfolk), Advanced Single Axis Solar Tracking System for Enhanced Energy Generation, Dr. Michael Seek, $25,000, Energy
  • Old Dominion University Research Foundation (Norfolk), Real-Time Fusion of Medical Images for Personalized Image Guided Diagnosis and Therapy, Dr. Nikos Chrisochides, $100,000, Life Sciences *
  • Randolph College (Lynchburg), Assessing the Quality of Harvested Rainwater for Residential Use, Dr. Sarah Lawrence, $23,910, Environment
  • Region 2000 Research Institute dba CAER (Forest), Impact of Digital I&C Failures on Human Performance, Mr. Bob Bailey, $79,712, Energy
  • Region 2000 Research Institute dba CAER (Forest), Wireless Broadband Using LTE Repeater, Mr. Bob Bailey, $97,981, Communications
  • Southern Virginia Higher Education Center (South Boston), Advancing Commercialization in Virginia of Southern Yellow Pine Cross-Laminated Timbers Through Materials and Process Testing, Mr. David Kenealy, $78,724, Advanced Manufacturing
  • Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center Foundation (Abingdon), Novel Lyme Disease Vaccine for Wildlife and Other Mammals, Mr. Ed Rogers, $86,883, Life Sciences
  • University of Virginia (Charlottesville), Efficient Programming for Automata Processors, Dr. Kevin Skadron, $100,000, Information Technology
  • University of Virginia (Charlottesville), Integration of Nano-Structured Oxides as Energy Generating Thermal Barrier Coatings, Dr. Patrick Hopkins, $100,000, Energy
  • University of Virginia (Charlottesville), Micromachined Probes for Manufacturing Diagnostics of High-Speed Electronic Components, Dr. Robert Weikle, $100,000, Advanced Manufacturing
  • University of Virginia (Charlottesville), New Molecular Imaging Technology for Safe and Inexpensive Cancer Screening, Dr. John Hossack, $100,000, Life Sciences
  • University of Virginia (Charlottesville), A pH-Resistant Nanoparticle Platform for Oral Delivery of Insulin, Dr. Mark Kester, $100,000, Life Sciences
  • Virginia Commonwealth University (Richmond), A New Strategy for Buprenorphine Oral Delivery, Dr. Phillip Gerk, $100,000, Life Sciences
  • Virginia Commonwealth University (Richmond), Olfactory Impant Device, Dr. Richard Costanzo, $100,000, Life Sciences
  • Virginia Institute of Marine Science (Gloucester Point), Optimizing Commercial Production of Triploid Crassostrea Virginica Through Development of Elite Tetraploid Brood Stock, Dr. Standish Allen, $100,000, Life Sciences
  • Virginia Military Institute Research Laboratories (Lexington), 21st Century Laser Wireless R&D with Ultrashort Pulse Lasers, Dr. Stacey Vargas, $99,576, Communications
  • Virginia Tech (Blacksburg), Advanced Manufacture and Testing of a Brain Cancer Treatment, Dr. Robert Gourdie, $100,000, Life Sciences
  • Virginia Tech (Blacksburg), Development and Manufacturing of Fiberoptic Microneedle Devices for Cosmetic and Cancer Treatments, Dr. Christopher Rylander, $100,000, Advanced Manufacturing
  • Virginia Tech (Blacksburg), Hydrokinetic Energy Harvesting for Distributed Power Supply, Dr. Mark Stremler, $61,414, Energy
  • Washington and Lee University (Lexington), Simultaneous Localization and Mapping in Python for RF-Denied Environments, Dr. Simon Levy, $19,286, Modeling & Simulation
  • Washington and Lee University (Lexington), Structure from Motion (SfM) Geological Modeling Using Terrestrial and Aerial Imagery from a Vertical Take Off and Landing Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (VTOL UAV), Dr. Christopher Connors, $38,000, Modeling and Simulation

SBIR Matching Funds Program

  • algorithmRx LLC (North Chesterfield), Computer-Assisted Clinical Decision-Support Tool for Management of Statins, Mr. Stephen Hutcherson, $50,000, Life Sciences
  • Biosensor Tech LLC (Richmond), Development of a Highly Reliable Continuous Wireless Monitoring System for Cardiac Patients Through Implantable Sensors, Dr. Xinchaun Liu, $50,000, Life Sciences
  • NextGen Diagnostics (Ashburn), NextGen Diagnostics Proof of Concept, Dr. Keith Crandall, $50,000, Life Sciences
  • PaneraTech, Inc. (Chantilly), Structural Imaging of High Temperature Furnace Walls, Dr. Yakup Bayram, $49,996, Advanced Manufacturing
  • Rivanna Medical (Crozet), Needle Guidance with High-Resolution Handheld Ultrasound, Dr. F. William Mauldin, $50,000, Life Sciences
  • Rivanna Medical (Crozet), New Sensor Technology for Guidance of Orthopedic Joint Injections Using Compact Ultrasound, Dr. F. William Mauldin, $50,000, Life Sciences
  • SoundPipe LLC (Charlottesville), Methods for Simultaneously Guiding and Effecting Neointimal Hyperplasia Prevention, Dr. Joseph Kilory, $48,428, Life Sciences
  • VoltMed Inc. (Blacksburg), Developing a Minimally Invasive Catheter-Based Probe for Targeted Drug Delivery to the Brain, Dr. Michael Sano, $50,000, Life Sciences *

STTR Matching Funds Program

  • Cell Free Bioinnovations Inc. (Blacksburg), Mobile Electricity Generation Powered by Biohydrogen from Biomass Sugars Catalyzed via Cell-Free Biosystems, Dr. Zhiguang Zhu, $49,999, Life Sciences
  • Springbok, Inc. (Charlottesville), Big Muscle Data Tool that Transforms Athletic Training, Dr. Xue Feng, $50,000, Life Sciences
  • VoltMed Inc. (Blacksburg), INSPIRE Therapy: Real Time Treatment and Monitoring of Pancreatic Cancer, Dr. Rafael Davalos, $50,000, Life Sciences

FY2013

The following organizations and principal investigators (PIs) were awarded CRCF funding in FY2013:

Commercialization Program

  • CyberSheath Services International, LLC (Great Falls), Cyber Security Health Assessment, Mr. Eric Noonan, $42,500, Cyber Security
  • CyberSheath Services International, LLC (Great Falls), Data Breach Cost Quantification Model, Mr. Eric Noonan, $42,500, Cyber Security
  • IgM Immunotherapy, LLC (Charlottesville), Naturally-Occurring Immunoglobulin M (IgM) Antibodies to Prevent Autoimmune Diabetes, Dr. Kenneth Brayman, $50,000, Life Sciences
  • Leone Bioventures, LLC (Roanoke), Development of an Agricultural Fungicide, Mr. Edward Goyette, $49,920, Life Sciences
  • Neoantigenics LLC (Charlottesville), Critical Characterization of Candidate Monoclonal Antibodies for Generating Cancer Therapeutics, Dr. Brian Pollock, $50,000, Life Sciences
  • Neoantigenics LLC (Charlottesville), Survey of Human Urogenital Tumors Expressing the SAS 1B Oocyte-Associated Cancer Biomarker, Dr. Brian Pollock, $50,000, Life Sciences

Matching Funds Program

  • Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing (Disputanta), Abrasive Blasting - Understanding and Optimizing the Process, Mr. Matt Stremler, $100,000, Advanced Manufacturing
  • Eastern Virginia Medical School (Norfolk), Pre-Clinical Development of New Characterized Compounds That Preserve Functional Beta Cell Mass in Diabetes, Dr. David Taylor-Fishwick, $100,000, Life Sciences
  • Eastern Virginia Medical School (Norfolk), Proton Therapy Simulation and Treatment Planning Algorithm Development, Dr. Cynthia Keppel, $100,000, Modeling & Simulation
  • George Mason University Research Foundation (Fairfax), Sequencing Instrumentation Support for the Commercialization of Diagnostics of Dysbiosis in Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases, Dr. Patrick Gillevet, $95,564, Life Sciences
  • Old Dominion University Research Foundation (Norfolk), Advanced Nano-Architecture for High Efficiency Energy Convergence Systems, Dr. Helmut Baumgart, $100,000, Energy
  • Old Dominion University Research Foundation (Norfolk), Efficient Diesel Exhaust Remediation Using a Nonthermal Plasma Reactor, Dr. Richard Heller, $99,471, Environment
  • Old Dominion University Research Foundation (Norfolk), Reducing Energy Use and Emissions through Innovative Technologies and Community Designs: Methodology and Application in Virginia, Dr. Asad Khattak, $100,000, Transportation
  • Old Dominion University Research Foundation (Norfolk), Smart Combiner for Residential Photovoltaic Systems, Dr. Shirshak Dhali, $75,000, Energy
  • Southeastern Universities Research Association (Newport News), Development of Method for Reduced Dose Breast Specific Gamma Imaging, Dr. Andrew Weisenberger, $98,235, Life Sciences
  • Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center Foundation d/b/a Clean Energy R&D Center (Abingdon), Tazewell County Renewable Natural Gas, Mr. Edwin Rogers, $100,000, Energy
  • University of Virginia (Charlottesville), Generation of T Regulatory Cells for Type I Diabetes, Dr. Mary Laughlin, $100,000, Life Sciences
  • University of Virginia (Charlottesville), Hacker-Proofing the Web, Dr. Jack Davidson, $36,500, Cyber Security
  • University of Virginia (Charlottesville), Monoclonal Antibodies to Target Tumor Surface Metalloprotease, Dr. John Herr, $100,000, Life Sciences
  • University of Virginia (Charlottesville), System-Aware Cyber Security Sentinel, Dr. Barry Horowitz, $100,000, Cyber Security
  • University of Virginia (Charlottesville), Therapeutic Targeting of Glioblastoma Stem Cells with Cav3.2 Blockers, Dr. Roger Abounader, $100,000, Life Sciences
  • University of Virginia (Charlottesville), Thermal Transport across GaN Interfaces: Linking Structural Imperfections to Thermal Properties, Dr. Patrick Hopkins, $100,000, Energy
  • Virginia Commonwealth University (Richmond), A Minimally Invasive Treatment for Cerebral Palsy Using Engineered Hydrogels, Dr. Ning Zhang, $100,000, Life Sciences
  • Virginia Commonwealth University (Richmond), Developing New Products to Prevent Healthcare-Associated Infections, Dr. Xuejun Wen, $100,000, Life Sciences
  • Virginia Tech (Blacksburg), High Frequency Irreversible Electroporation for Lung Cancer and Other Endoscopic Ablation Applications, Dr. Rafael Davalos, $100,000, Life Sciences
  • Virginia Tech (Blacksburg), Use of Electric Fields for the Isolation of Tumor Initiating Cells and Other Rare Cells, Dr. Rafael Davalos, $100,000, Life Sciences

SBIR Matching Funds Program

  • algorithmRx, LLC (North Chesterfield), Computer Assisted Clinical Decision Support Tool for Management of Statins, Mr. Steve Hutcherson, $50,000, Life Sciences
  • Bear Technologies, LLC (Oilville), Design and Modeling of a Revolutionary Commercial High Torque Motor, Mr. Tom Myrick, $50,000, Modeling & Simulation
  • Ceres Nanosciences, Inc. (Manassas), Nanotrap-Enabled Biofluid Collection and Preservation Toolset, Mr. Ben Lepene, $50,000, Life Sciences
  • ClearEdge3D, Inc. (Herndon), Novel Algorithms for Automated 3D Building Models and 3D Street Maps, Mr. Christopher Scotton, $49,965, Modeling & Simulation
  • Designed Material Technologies LLC (Richmond), Modeling Growth of Crystalline Oxides on Silicon for High-K and Ferroelectric Applications, Dr. Christopher Ashman, $49,973, Modeling & Simulation *
  • HemoShear, LLC (Charlottesville), Development of a Human Hepatocyte Predictive Pharmacology and Toxicology System, Dr. Brian Wamhoff, $49,996, Life Sciences
  • HemoShear, LLC (Charlottesville), Creating a Predictive Vascular System for Early Development, Dr. Brian Wamhoff, $50,000, Life Sciences
  • iTi Health, Inc. (Charlottesville), Development of a Targeted Therapy for Pancreatic Cancer, Dr. Greg Fralish, $50,000, Life Sciences
  • Parabon NanoLabs, Inc. (Reston), A Nano Pharmaceutical Platform for Creating Artificial Vaccines, Dr. Steven Armentrout, $50,000, Life Sciences
  • Power Fingerprinting, Inc. (Blacksburg), Active Software Defense to Reduce Threat Capability Effectiveness, Dr. Carlos Aguayo Gonzalez, $50,000, Cyber Security
  • RetiVue, LLC (Charlottesville), Atlas - A Handheld High Resolution Wide-Field Retinal Imager, Dr. Paul Yates, $50,000, Life Sciences
  • Rivanna Medical, LLC (Crozet), X-Ray Replacement for Bone Imaging with a Portable Ultrasound Device, Dr. Frank Mauldin, $50,000, Life Sciences
  • Rivanna Medical, LLC (Crozet), Three-Dimensional Ultrasound for Neuroaxial Anesthesia Guidance, Dr. Frank Mauldin, $50,000, Life Sciences
  • S34A, Inc. (Arlington), Forensic Analysis of Solid State Drives, Mr. Hank Wallace, $30,000, Cyber Security
  • Serpin Pharma, LLC (Nokesville), Efficacy Testing of SP16 in NOD Mice, Dr. Soren Mogelsvang, $50,000, Life Sciences
  • SphynKx Therapeutics LLC (Charlottesville), Evaluation of Sphingosine Kinase Inhibitors for the Treatment of Chronic Kidney Disease, Dr. Kevin Lynch, $50,000, Life Sciences

STTR Matching Funds Program

  • Power Fingerprinting, Inc. (Blacksburg), Security for Wireless Devices: Security Monitoring and Intrusion Detection in SDR and CR Using Power Fingerprinting, Dr. Carlos Aguayo Gonzalez, $50,000, Cyber Security

 

FY2012

The following organizations and PIs were awarded CRCF funding in FY2012:

Commercialization Program

  • Black Laboratories, LLC (Hampton Roads), Processing and Testing of Hydroformed SRF Cavities, Dr. Roy Crooks, $91,992, Nuclear Physics
  • BrinkID (Northern Virginia), Defining Backward Compatibility Algorithms of Ultra-High-Density Single Nucleotide Polymorphism Forensic Results with Forensic STR DNA Results, Dr. Kevin McElfresh, $125,000, Life Sciences
  • ClearEdge3D, Inc. (Northern Virginia), 3D Modeling and Simulation Software for Defense and Security Operational Planning, Mr. Kevin Williams, $145,717, Modeling and Simulation
  • Eastern Virginia Medical School (Hampton Roads), Automated Intelligent Mentoring System (AIMS), Mr. Geoffrey Miller, $244,441, Modeling and Simulation
  • ElectraWatch, Inc. (Charlottesville), Aluminum Sensitization Probe and Portable Potentiostat, Mr. Guy Davis, $250,000, Advanced Manufacturing/Aerospace
  • HemoShear, LLC, (Charlottesville), Interspecies Drug-Induced Vascular Injury (DIVI) Consortium, Dr. Brian Wamhoff, $500,000, Life Sciences
  • HemoSonics, LLC (Charlottesville), Design for Manufacture of the Sensor Interface for a Novel In-Vitro Diagnostic Instrument, Dr. Francesco Viola, $100,000, Life Sciences
  • Innovative Marine Products and Solutions (Hampton Roads), Biodegradable Panels for Crab and Lobster Pots, Dr. Donna Marie Bilkovic, $108,500, Environment
  • NanoSafe Inc. (Roanoke-Blacksburg), NanoSafe Tested™ - A Commercial Testing Platform for Safe Nanomanufacturing and Nano-Enabled Consumer Products, Dr. Christopher Detzel, $65,915, Advanced Manufacturing/Environment
  • Phthisis Diagnostics, Inc. (Charlottesville), Commercialization of Cryptosporidium/Giardia Molecular Diagnostic, Dr. Crystal Icenhour, $499,477, Life Sciences
  • PocketSonics, Inc. (Charlottesville), SonicWindow Low-Cost Ultrasound Vascular Access Device, Dr. Karen Morgan, $53,769, Life Sciences/Advanced Manufacturing
  • RetiVue (Charlottesville), Bringing Affordable Retinal Screening Technology and Services to the Primary Care Clinic,  Dr. Paul Yates, $250,000, Life Sciences
  • SpydrSafe Mobile Security, Inc. (Northern Virginia), Data Loss Prevention for Mobile Applications, Mr. Kevin Sapp, $100,000, Cyber Security/Information Technology
  • Southern Virginia Higher Education Center (Southern Piedmont), Use of Southern Yellow Pine as an Alternative Material for the Manufacture of Cross-Laminated Timbers for Use in Commercial Construction, Mr. David Kenealy, $250,000, Advanced Manufacturing
  • Cavion (formerly Tau Therapeutics LLC) (Charlottesville), Commercialization of Mibefradil, A Novel Cancer Therapy, Dr. Lloyd Gray, $200,000, Life Sciences
  • Virginia Tech (Roanoke-Blacksburg), Additive Manufacturing System for Nanocomposites, Dr. Thomas Campbell, $200,000, Advanced Manufacturing
  • WeatherFlow Inc. (Hampton Roads), Development of an Operational Tuned Forecast System for Use in Offshore Wind Energy, Mr. Jay Titlow, $242,000, Energy/Environment

Eminent Researcher Recruitment Program

  • Old Dominion University (Hampton Roads), Recruitment of Dr. Michael Kong, Dr. Richard Heller, $250,000, Life Sciences
  • Virginia Tech (Roanoke-Blacksburg), Recruitment of Eminent Scholar in Heart Regenerative Medicine Research, Dr. Michael Friedlander, $250,000, Life Sciences

Facilities Enhancement Loan Program

  • Old Dominion University (Hampton Roads), Frank Reidy Center for Bioelectrics Facility Expansion, Mr. Robert Fenning, $500,000, Life Sciences *

Matching Funds Program

  • Old Dominion University Research Foundation (Hampton Roads), Development and Commercialization of Pulse Power Technology, Dr. Richard Heller, $100,000, Life Sciences
  • Old Dominion University Research Foundation (Hampton Roads), Embedded Health Monitoring for Large-Scale Solar Power Systems, Dr. Sylvain Marsillac, $150,000, Energy/Environment
  • Old Dominion University Research Foundation (Hampton Roads), A Nonchemical Approach for Creating Platelet Gel, Dr. Richard Heller, $100,000, Life Sciences
  • Region 2000 Research Institute (Region 2000), Center for Safe and Secure Nuclear Energy, Mr. Bob Bailey, $100,439, Energy
  • Region 2000 Research Institute dba CAER (Region 2000), A Regional Cognitive Radio Testbed, Mr. Bob Bailey, $150,000, Communications
  • University of Virginia (Charlottesville), Bone Imaging: Technology Development and Pilot Study, Dr. John Hossack, $120,000, Life Sciences
  • University of Virginia (Charlottesville), Innovative Nano-Textured Protective Coatings for Structurally Integrated Panels, Dr. Eric Loth, $150,000, Advanced Manufacturing/Energy
  • Virginia Institute of Marine Science (Hampton Roads), Near-Infrared Reflectance Spectrometry (NIRS) for Evaluation of Oyster Physiology in Selective Breeding, Dr. Standish Allen, $97,435, Life Sciences
  • Virginia Tech (Roanoke-Blacksburg), Bottomless GaN Power Devices, Dr. Louis J. Guido, $150,000, Advanced Manufacturing/Energy
  • Virginia Tech (Roanoke-Blacksburg), Chemical Synthesis of Square Quantum Dots, Dr. Thomas Campbell, $50,000, Advanced Manufacturing *
  • Virginia Tech (Roanoke-Blacksburg), Photovoltaic Inverter Development for Virginia Manufacturing Industries, Dr. Jih-Sheng Lai, $148,998, Energy

SBIR Matching Funds Program

  • AFrame Digital, Inc. (Northern Virginia), Continuous Fall Risk Monitoring System: Walking vs. Activities of Daily Living, Dr. Amy Papadopoulos, $49,997, Life Sciences
  • AFrame Digital, Inc. (Northern Virginia), Non-Intrusive Automated Portable Data Collection System for Aging Surveys, Dr. Amy Papadopoulos, $50,000, Life Sciences/Information Technology
  • Alexander BioDiscoveries, LLC (Charlottesville), Novel Anti-Viral Agents to Treat Influenza, Dr. Dipanwita Basu, $50,000, Life Sciences
  • BioSpherex LLC (Northern Virginia), Development of an LH-PCR Based Diagnostic for Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Dr. Thomas Kuehn, $50,000, Life Sciences
  • GATACA LLC (Roanoke-Blacksburg), Integrated Desktop Software for Management of Hepatitis C Data, Dr. Johanna Craig, $50,000, Information Technology/Life Sciences
  • Gencia Corp. (Charlottesville), Treatment of Sepsis Bioenergetics Using a Protein Biologic, Dr. Rafal Smigrodzki, $50,000, Life Sciences
  • HemoSonics, LLC (Charlottesville), Development of Quality Control System for In-Vitro Assessment of Hemostasis, Dr. Francesco Viola, $49,734, Life Sciences
  • HemoSonics, LLC (Charlottesville), Reagent Optimization for In-Vitro Assessment of Hemostasis, Dr. Elisa Ferrante, $49,994, Life Sciences
  • INCOGEN, Inc. (Hampton Roads), Commercialization Strategy for Cancer Biomarker Intellectual Property, Dr. Maciek Sasinowski, $49,915, Life Sciences
  • Indoor Biotechnologies Inc. (Charlottesville), Multiplex Array for Mold Biomarkers, Dr. Martin Chapman, $50,000, Life Sciences
  • Innovative Biologics, Inc. (Northern Virginia), Synthesis and Testing of Potential Anti-MRSA Therapeutics, Dr. Vladimir Karginov, $49,990, Life Sciences
  • iTi Health, Inc. (Charlottesville), Comparing Imaging Agent Modalities for Optimal Detection of Pancreatic Cancer, Dr. Greg Fralish, $50,000, Life Sciences
  • iTi Health, Inc. (Charlottesville), Developing a SPECT Imaging Agent for Early Diagnosis of Pancreatic Cancer, Dr. Greg Fralish, $50,000, Life Sciences
  • Jericho Sciences, LLC (Northern Virginia), A Novel CNS-Penetrable Antiretroviral, Dr. Heidi Kay, $50,000, Life Sciences *
  • LC Technologies, Inc. (Northern Virginia), Eyetracking Comprehension Assessment System (ECAS): Improving Validity of Comprehension Assessment for People with Brain Injury, Mr. Dixon Cleveland, $49,992, Life Sciences
  • Parabon NanoLabs, Inc. (Northern Virginia), Mixed-Ligand Targeting of a Nano-Pharmaceutical Against GBM Stem Cells, Dr. Steven Armentrout, $50,000, Life Sciences
  • Phthisis Diagnostics, Inc. (Charlottesville), Molecular Diagnostic for Microsporidia, Dr. Crystal Icenhour, $49,400, Life Sciences
  • Synthonics Inc. (Roanoke-Blacksburg), Levodopa Pharmacokinetic Optimization by Metal Coordination, Dr. Thomas Piccariello, $50,000, Life Sciences
  • Xyken, LLC (Northern Virginia), An Intelligent Capsule Endoscopy Video Analysis Software Platform, Dr. Steven Yi, $50,000, Life Sciences *
  • Xyken, LLC (Northern Virginia), Next Generation Capsule Endoscopy Video Data Acquisition and Visualization Platform, Dr. Steven Yi, $50,000, Life Sciences

 

For questions regarding the CRCF program or the award recipients, please contact crcf@cit.org.


 

* Declined awards