CRCF Award Recipients by Industry

The information that follows reflects project details at the time of award. To view award recipients by solicitation and program, click here.

Advanced Manufacturing

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

  • College of William and Mary | Dr. Hannes Schniepp
    Manufacturing of Boron Nitride Nanotube-Based Thermal Management Materials for High-Performance Electronics, $100,000, Williamsburg, FY2017 Matching Funds Program
  • College of William and Mary | Dr. Hannes Schniepp
    Manufacturing Polymers with Advanced Performance through Graphene-Based Nanoparticle Additives, $100,000, Williamsburg, FY2014 Matching Funds Program
  • Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing | Mr. Matt Stremler
    Abrasive Blasting -- Understanding and Optimizing the Process, $100,000, Disputanta, FY2013 Matching Funds Program
  • Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing | Mr. Benjamin Zimmerman
    High-Speed Telemetry for Machining, $100,000, Disputanta, FY2015 Matching Funds Program
  • Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing | Dr. Kevin Farinholt
    Knowledge Capture and Integration, $99,810, Disputanta, FY2014 Matching Funds Program
  • ElectraWatch, Inc.* | Mr. Ryan Dunn
    Field Probe to Measure Degree of Sensitization (DoS) of 5XXX Aluminum Alloys, $50,000, Charlottesville, FY2017 STTR Matching Funds Program
  • George Mason University | Dr. Quilang Li
    Manufacture Large-Area Two-Dimensional Semiconductor Materials for Portable, Flexible, and Transparent Electronics, $100,000, Fairfax, FY2014 Matching Funds Program
  • Ghodousi, LLC | Dr. Arman Ghodousi
    Assistive Digital Vision for the Blind, $49,940, Alexandria, FY2017 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • Ghodousi, LLC | Dr. Arman Ghodousi
    Assistive Digital Vision for the Blind, $50,000, Alexandria, FY2015, SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • metallum3d Inc. | Mr. Nelson Zambrana
    Microwave Densification for Metal 3D Printing, $50,000, Crozet, FY2017 Commercialization Program
  • NanoSafe Inc. | Dr. Christopher Detzel
    NanoSafe Tested -- A Commercial Testing Platform for Safe Nanomanufacturing and Nano-Enabled Consumer Products, $65,915, Blacksburg, FY2012 Commercialization Program
  • PaneraTech, Inc. | Dr. Yakup Bayram
    IMECSFab for Inline Inspection of Touch Sensors, $49,963, Chantilly, FY2015 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • PaneraTech, Inc. | Dr. Yakup Bayram
    Structural Imaging of High Temperature Furnace Walls, $49,996, Chantilly, FY2014 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • Southern Virginia Higher Education Center | Dr. David Kenealy
    Advancing Commercialization in Virginia of Southern Yellow Pine Cross-Laminated Timbers through Materials and Process Testing, $78,724, South Boston, FY2014 Matching Funds Program
  • Southern Virginia Higher Education Center | Dr. David Kenealy
    Use of Southern Yellow Pine as an Alternative Material for the Manufacture of Cross-Laminated Timbers for Use in Commercial Construction, $250,000, South Boston, FY2012 Matching Funds Program
  • University of Virginia | Dr. Patrick Hopkins
    Fiber-Optic-Based Thermoreflectance and Optical Property Measurement System, $100,000, Charlottesville, FY2017 Matching Funds Program
  • University of Virginia | Dr. Eric Loth
    Innovative Nano-Textured Protective Coatings for Structurally Integrated Panels, $150,000, Charlottesville, FY2012 Matching Funds Program
  • University of Virginia | Dr. Robert Weikle
    Micromachined Probes for Manufacturing Diagnostics of High-Speed Electronic Components, $100,000, Charlottesville, FY2014 Matching Funds Program
  • Virginia Institute of Marine Science | Dr. Kirk Havens
    Eliminating Plastic Shotgun Wads as a Source of Harmful Aquatic Debris, $83,971, Gloucester Point, FY2015 Matching Funds Program
  • Virginia Tech | Dr. Thomas Campbell
    Additive Manufacturing System for Nanocomposites, $200,000, Blacksburg, FY2012 Matching Funds Program
  • Virginia Tech* | Dr. Thomas Campbell
    Chemical Synthesis of Square Quantum Dots, $50,000, Blacksburg, FY2012 Matching Funds Program
  • Virginia Tech | Dr. Chris Rylander
    Development and Manufacturing of Fiberoptic Microneedle Devices for Cosmetic and Cancer Treatments, $100,000, Blacksburg, FY2014 Matching Funds Program
  • Virginia Tech | Dr. Louis Guido
    GaN-on-Metal Power Devices, $150,000, Blacksburg, FY2012 Matching Funds Program

Aerospace

The following organization and principal investigator (PI) was awarded CRCF funding in aerospace:

  • College of William and Mary | Dr. John Swaddle
    Developing Sonic Net Technology to Reduce the Risks of Bird-Aircraft Collision, $99,781, Williamsburg, FY2014 Matching Funds Program

Communications

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

  • Region 2000 Research Institute (CAER) | Mr. Bob Bailey
    A Regional Cognitive Radio Testbed, $150,000, Forest, FY2012 Matching Funds Program
  • Region 2000 Research Institute (CAER) | Mr. Bob Bailey
    Wireless Broadband using LTE Repeater, $97,891, Forest, FY2014 Matching Funds Program
  • Virginia Military Institute | Dr. Stacey Vargas
    21st Century Laser Wireless R&D with Ultrashort Pulse Lasers, $99,576, Lexington, FY2014 Matching Funds Program

Cybersecurity

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

  • 418 Intelligence Corp. | Mr. Mark Jaster
    Development of a Reusable Cyber Tournament Module for Competition-Based Analyst Skills Development, $50,000, Herndon, FY2017 Commercialization Program
  • AxonAI, Inc. | Dr. Sven Brueckner
    Ant-Based Cyber Defense, $50,000, Harrisonburg, FY2014 Commercialization Program
  • AxonAI, Inc. | Mr. Michael Markulec
    Internet-of-Things Security, $50,000, Harrisonburg, FY2015 Commercialization Program
  • Blue Ridge Envisioneering | Mr. Harley Green
    Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Attack Alert Extensions (AE) to Border Gateway Protocol (BGP), $49,937, Chantilly, FY2016 Commercialization Program
  • CyberRock Inc. | Dr. Xinyuan Wang
    CyberTrack: Automated Attack Attribution across Large-Scale Networks in Real-Time, $50,000, Clifton, FY2015 Commercialization Program
  • CyberSheath Services International, LLC | Mr. Eric Noonan
    Cyber Security Health Assessment, $42,500, Great Falls, FY2013 Commercialization Program
  • CyberSheath Services International, LLC | Mr. Eric Noonan
    Data Breach Cost Quantification Model, $42,500, Great Falls, FY2013 Commercialization Program
  • DeepSig Inc. | Mr. Benjamin Hilburn
    Wireless Cyber Intrusion Detection, $25,000, Arlington, FY2018 Commercialization Program
  • D-Tech, LLC | Dr. Nick Duan
    A Dynamic and Scalable Identity Federator for Enhanced Cloud Security, $50,000, Herndon, FY2015 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • eTrans Systems | Mr. John Estrada
    Connected Vehicle Cyber Security, $50,000, Fairfax, FY2016 Commercialization Program
  • eTrans Systems | Mr. Manuel Villar
    Connected Vehicle Validation and Security, $50,000, Fairfax, FY2015 Commercialization Program
  • Fend Incorporated | Mr. Colin Dunn
    Low-Cost Data Diodes for Physical Protection of Connected Infrastructure, $50,000, Arlington, FY2019 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • G2 Ops Global, Inc. | Ms. Corren McCoy
    A Model-Based Framework for Quantifying Information Risk, $42,984, Virginia Beach, FY2019 Commercialization Program
  • George Mason University | Dr. Kenneth Ball
    Recruiting Eminent Cybersecurity Researcher, $250,000, Fairfax, FY2018 Eminent Researcher Recruitment Program
  • Key Cybersecurity, Inc. | Mr. Shawn Key
    CyberMerlin -- Illicit File Activity (IFA) Detection Solution, $50,000, Dumfries, FY2015 Commercialization Program
  • Locurity Incorporation | Mr. Shrikant Palaskar
    Identity and Access Management for Enterprise by Recognizing Common Patterns in User's Gait (Biometric) and in User's Home-Office Commute to Determine User's Relative Location at Access Time using Smartphone Sensor Data, $50,000, Herndon, FY2016 Commercialization Program
  • Old Dominion University | Dr. Sachin Shetty
    Cyber Risk Scoring and Mitigation, $100,000, Suffolk, FY2018 Matching Funds Program
  • Pierce Global Threat Intelligence, Inc. | Mr. Roy Stephan
    Extended Identification and Tracking of Malicious Actors, $49,980, Dunn Loring, FY2016 Commercialization Program
  • Power Fingerprinting, Inc. | Dr. Carlos Aguayo Gonzalez
    Active Software Defense to Reduce Threat Capability Effectiveness, $50,000, Blacksburg, FY2013 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • Power Fingerprinting, Inc. | Dr. Carlos Aguayo Gonzalez
    Security for Wireless Devices: Security Monitoring and Intrusion Detection in SDR and CR using Power Fingerprinting, $50,000, Blacksburg, FY2013 STTR Matching Funds Program
  • S34A, Inc. | Mr. Hank Wallace
    Forensic Analysis of Solid State Drives, $30,000, Fincastle, FY2013 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • Shevirah Inc. | Ms. Georgia Weidman
    Commercialization of Mobile Device and Internet of Things Operating System Security Testing Software, $50,000, Herndon, FY2016 Commercialization Program
  • Shevirah Inc. | Ms. Georgia Weidman
    Commercialization of Mobile Phishing Awareness Training Software, $50,000, Herndon, FY2016 Commercialization Program
  • SpydrSafe Mobile Security, Inc. | Mr. Kevin Sapp
    Data Loss Prevention and App Control for Mobile Devices, $100,000, McLean, FY2012 Commercialization Program
  • Status Identity, Inc. | Mr. Nakul Munjal
    Continuous Authentication and Identification by Distinctive Characteristics, $25,000, Burke, FY2019 Commercialization Program
  • Syncurity Corporation | Mr. Jean Bourget
    Syncurity Forensic Artifact Collection, $50,000, Falls Church, FY2015 Commercialization Program
  • University of Virginia | Dr. Jack Davidson
    Hacker-Proofing the Web, $36,500, Charlottesville, FY2013 Matching Funds Program
  • Unviersity of Virginia | Dr. Kamin Whitehouse
    Safe and Secure Cyber-Physical Systems, $195,000, Charlottesville, FY2016 Eminent Researcher Recruitment Program
  • University of Virginia | Dr. Barry Horowitz
    System-Aware Cyber Security Sentinel, $100,000, Charlottesville, FY2013 Matching Funds Program
  • Virgil Security, Inc. | Mr. Dmitry Dain
    Moving to a Distributed Trust Model to Accelerate Commercialization of Virgil Security's Application Security Infrastructure, $50,000, Manassas, FY2016 Commercialization Program
  • Virginia Tech | Dr. Charles Clancy
    Cybersecurity for the Internet of Things, $250,000, Arlington, FY2018 Eminent Researcher Recruitment Program

Energy

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

  • AVEC, Inc. | Mr. Kyle Schwartz
    Noise Reduction of a Continuous Miner Scrubber Fan System using an Acoustic Liner, $50,000, Blacksburg, FY2018 Commercialization Program
  • BEM Controls, LLC | Dr. Saifur Rahman
    An Agent-Based Self-Learning System for Efficient Building Operations and Automated Participation in Electricity Markets, $49,650, Falls Church, FY2017 STTR Matching Funds Program
  • BlueTherm Corp.* | Mr. Carl Bailey
    Thermal Management for Energy Efficient Computing, $50,000, Charlottesville, FY2015 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • College of William and Mary | Dr. John Swaddle
    Developing Acoustic Technology to Reduce Birds' Risks of Collision with Wind Turbines: Expanding Wind Energy Opportunities in Virginia, $99,711, Williamsburg, FY2018 Matching Funds Program
  • Commonwealth Center for Advanced Logistics Systems (CCALS) | Dr. James Lambert
    Aviation Drop-In Biofuels: Sustainable Supply Chain in Virginia in Support of Farm-to-Fly 2.0 and State Agricultural / Economic Objectives, $99,988, Charlottesville, FY2015 Matching Funds Program
  • DHK Storage, LLC | Mr. David Klein
    Data Center Power Efficiency and Cooling, $50,000, Herndon, FY2017 Commercialization Program
  • Excavation Alert Systems, LLC | Mr. Ryan Dunn
    SignalTape Utility Protection System, $25,000, Arvonia, FY2017 Commercialization Program
  • FluxTeq LLC | Mr. Rande Cherry
    Inexpensive BTU Meter Used to Increase Building Energy Efficiency, $46,650, Blacksburg, FY2017 Commercialization Program
  • The George Washington University | Dr. Saniya LeBlac
    Next-Generation Power Generators with Selective Laser Melting of Thermoelectric Materials, $99,342, Ashburn, FY2016 Matching Funds Program
  • The George Washington University | Dr. Andrei Afanesev
    Technical Feasibility and Potential Commercial Impact of High-Efficiency Solar Cells Enhanced with Quantum Dots, $50,000, Ashburn, FY2014 Matching Funds Program
  • Green kW Energy, Inc. | Dr. John Novak
    On-Site Waste Biomass-to-Energy Modules, $50,000, Blacksburg, FY2016 Commercialization Program
  • James Madison University | Dr. Giovanna Scarel
    Sustainable Energy from Radio Waves, $59,533, Harrisonburg, FY2018 Matching Funds Program
  • MOVA Technologies, Inc. | Mr. James Compton
    Panel-Bed Filter Proof-of-Concept, $50,000, Pulaski, FY2019 Commercialization Program
  • Nanofoundry, LLC | Mr. Everett Carpenter
    Development of In-Line Monitoring of Magnetic Properties in a Micro-Channel Reactor System for Nanoparticle Manufacturing, $15,000, Glen Allen, FY2014 Commercialization Program
  • National Institute of Aerospace | Dr. Tian-Bing Xu
    Ultra-High Energy Efficiency Footwear Power Generators, $100,000, Hampton, FY2016 Matching Funds Program
  • Old Dominion University | Dr. Helmut Baumgart
    Advanced Nano-Architecture for High-Efficiency Energy Convergence Systems, $100,000, Norfolk, FY2013 Matching Funds Program
  • Old Dominion University | Dr. Michael Seek
    Advanced Single Axis Solar Tracking System for Enhanced Energy Generation, $25,000, Norfolk, FY2014 Matching Funds Program
  • Old Dominion University | Dr. Gon Namkoong
    Development of Hybrid Boron Nitride / Carbon Nanotube Supercapacitators for High-Density Energy Storage, $100,000, Norfolk, FY2015 Matching Funds Program
  • Old Dominion University | Dr. Sylvain Marsillac
    Embedded Health Monitoring for Large-Scale Solar Power Systems, $150,000, Norfolk, FY2012 Matching Funds Program
  • Old Dominion University | Mr. Hani Elsayed-Ali
    Highly-Transmissive Colored Coatings for Architectural Photovoltaic Systems, $100,000, Norfolk, FY2018 Matching Funds Program
  • Old Dominion University | Dr. Shirshak Dhali
    Smart Combiner for Residential Photovoltaic Systems, $75,000, Norfolk, FY2013 Matching Funds Program
  • Pancopia, Inc. | Mr. William Cumbie
    Rapid Activation of Biological Wastewater Treatment Systems, $49,939, Hampton, FY2016 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • Polymer Exploration Group, LLC | Dr. Wei Zhang
    Ice-Release Coatings, $50,000, Ashland, FY2016 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • Region 2000 Research Institute (CAER) | Mr. Bob Bailey
    Center for Safe and Secure Nuclear Energy, $100,439, Forest, FY2012 Matching Funds Program
  • Region 2000 Research Institute (CAER) | Mr. Bob Bailey
    Impact of Digital I&C Failures on Human Performance, $79,712, Forest, FY2014 Matching Funds Program
  • Sentek Instrument, LLC | Dr. Bo Dong
    Ultra-High Temperature Sensors for Clean Power Generation Systems, $50,000, Blacksburg, FY2018 Commercialization Program
  • Sonotherm LLC | Dr. Don Jordan
    Energy Efficient, Ductless HVAC System using Thermoacoustic Technology, $49,466, Charlottesville, FY2017 Commercialization Program
  • Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center Foundation | Mr. Ed Rogers
    Tazewell County Renewable Natural Gas, $100,000, Abingdon, FY2013 Matching Funds Program
  • University of Virginia | Dr. Mool Gupta
    Anti-Icing Surfaces for Wind Energy Turbine Blades and Energy Savings in Refrigeration Systems, $100,000, Charlottesville, FY2018 Matching Funds Program
  • University of Virginia | Dr. Gary Koenig
    Development of a Device to Improve Lithium-Ion Battery Reliability, $100,000, Charlottesville, FY2017 Matching Funds Program
  • University of Virginia | Dr. Patrick Hopkins
    Integration of Nano-Structured Oxides as Energy Generating Thermal Barrier Coatings, $100,000, Charlottesville, FY2014 Matching Funds Program
  • University of Virginia | Dr. Patrick Hopkins
    Thermal Transport across GaN Interfaces: Linking Structural Imperfections to Thermal Properties, $100,000, Charlottesville, FY2013 Matching Funds Program
  • Virginia Commonwealth University | Dr. M. Samy El-Shall
    Development of Highly Efficient Materials for the Conversion of Solar Energy into Heat for Domestic Water Heating and Solar Water Desalination, $100,000, Richmond, FY2017 Matching Funds Program
  • Virginia Commonwealth University | Dr. Puru Jena
    Nano-Inspired Electrolytes and Cathode Materials for a New Generation of Li and Na-Ion Batteries, $100,000, Richmond, FY2015 Matching Funds Program
  • Virginia Tech | Dr. Zheng Li
    An Automated and Cost-Effective Lithium-Ion Battery Direct Recycling Process, $100,000, Blacksburg, FY2018 Matching Funds Program
  • Virginia Tech | Dr. Lei Zuo
    Energy-Harvesting Vehicle Suspensions, $100,000, Blacksburg, FY2015 Matching Funds Program
  • Virginia Tech | Dr. Mark Stremler
    Hydrokinetic Energy Harvesting for Distributed Power Supply, $61,414, Blacksburg, FY2014 Matching Funds Program
  • Virginia Tech | Dr. Lei Zuo
    Ocean Wave Energy Harvesting, $100,000, Blacksburg, FY2016 Matching Funds Program
  • Virginia Tech | Dr. Jih-Sheng Lai
    Photovoltaic Inverter Development for Virginia Manufacturing Industries, $148,998, Blacksburg, FY2012 Matching Funds Program
  • Virginia Tech | Dr. Lei Zuo
    Railroad Energy Harvesting System, $100,000, Blacksburg, FY2016 Matching Funds Program
  • Virginia Tech | Dr. Yizheng Zhu
    Ultra-Miniature Ultra-High Temperature Sapphire Sensor for Power Generation, $100,000, Blacksburg, FY2018 Matching Funds Program
  • WeatherFlow Inc | Mr. Jay Titlow
    Development of an Anchored Wind Monitoring and Forecasting System for Offshore Wind Energy, $242,000, Poquoson, FY2012 Commercialization Program

Environment

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

  • College of William and Mary | Dr. William Cooke
    Algal Aquaculture for Nutrient Assimilation and Removal, $100,000, Williamsburg, FY2014 Matching Funds Program
  • GreenOps Ammo Inc. | Mr. Jason McDevitt
    Commercialization of Environmentally Benign Shotgun Ammunition, $49,600, Williamsburg, FY2017 Commercialization Program
  • Innovative Marine Products and Solutions | Dr. Donna Marie Bilkovic
    Biodegradable Panels for Crab and Lobster Pots, $108,500, Hayes, FY2012 Commercialization Program
  • Land Design Technologies LLC | Dr. Randy Dymond
    Storm Quality Quantity Toolset (Storm Q2) Software Development, $50,000, Blacksburg, FY2017 Commercialization Program
  • NanoSafe Inc. | Dr. Cary Hill
    Mobile Analytical Platform for Lead Detection in Drinking Water, $50,000, Blacksburg, FY2017 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • Old Dominion University | Dr. Richard Heller
    Efficient Diesel Exhaust Remediation using a Nonthermal Plasma Reactor, $99,471, Norfolk, FY2013 Matching Funds Program
  • Pancopia, Inc. | Mr. William Cumbie
    Commercialization Testing of Low-Cost Nitrogen Removal Technology, $50,000, Hampton, FY2018 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • Randolph College | Dr. Sarah Lawson
    Assessing the Quality of Harvested Rainwater for Residential Use, $23,910, Lynchburg, FY2014 Matching Funds Program
  • Virginia Institute of Marine Science | Dr. Kirk Havens
    An Innovative Mechanism for Reducing Nitrogen and Phosphorus Inputs to Virginia Waters, $99,450, Glouster Point, FY2017 Matching Funds Program

Information Technology (including Data Analytics)

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

  • Amruta Inc | Dr. Beju Rao
    Self-Learning System for e-Discovery, among Large Text Corpus Data Sets to Improve Compliance, Forensics, and Customer Service, using Machine Learning, $50,000, Fredericksburg, FY2019 Commercialization Program
  • Arcus Analytics* | Mr. David Perkins
    An Integrated Data Management Platform for Maintaining Civil Infrastructure, $49,909, Alexandria, FY2017 Commercialization Program
  • AxonAI, Inc. | Dr. Sven Brueckner
    Information Discovery with Active Models, $50,000, Harrisonburg, FY2014 Commercialization Program
  • BEAM Diagnostics, Inc | Dr. Sarah Snider
    Using Behavioral Economics to Identify Best-Fit Personality Profiles among Employment-Seeking Individuals, $29,750, Roanoke, FY2019 Commercialization Program
  • BlackBoiler, LLC | Mr. Jonathan Herr
    Automatic Contract Editing in Two Party Negotiation with Lexical Decomposition and Deep Learning-Based Semantic Understanding, $50,000, Arlington, FY2018 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • Clockwork, LLC | Mr. Alexander Goodman
    1st Diligence, $50,000, Charlottesville, FY2018 Commercialization Program
  • College of William and Mary | Dr. Gang Zhou
    Reducing Smartphone Application Delay through Read/Write Isolation, $99,998, Williamsburg, FY2015 Matching Funds Program
  • Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing | Dr. Huda Al-Ghaib
    Advanced Analytics Framework for Deploying Automated Defect Detection in Manufacturing, $99,166, Disputanta, FY2019 Matching Funds Program
  • eTrans Systems | Mr. Robert Baily
    Connected Vehicle Data Analytics, $50,000, Fairfax, FY2016 Commercialization Program
  • GATACA LLC | Dr. Johanna Craig
    Integrated Desktop Software for Management of Hepatitis C Data, $50,000, Newport, FY2012 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • Service Robotics & Technologies | Dr. Gregory Scott
    SRT's Map-Based Facility Management System for Robots and Smart Devices, $50,000, Arlington, FY2017 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • SynaptiCAD | Dr. Peter Menegay
    Commercialization of Blockchain Technologies, $49,783, Blacksburg, FY2017 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • University of Virginia | Dr. Mircea Stan
    Accelerating Data Analytics (Bioinformatics) Applications using the Automata Processor, $100,000 Charlottesville, FY2015 Matching Funds Program
  • University of Virginia | Dr. Kevin Skadron
    Accelerating Machine Learning with FPGAs, $100,000, Charlottesville, FY2016 Matching Funds Program
  • University of Virginia | Dr. Kevin Skadron
    Efficient Programming for Automata Processors, $100,000, Charlottesville, FY2014 Matching Funds Program
  • University of Virginia | Dr. Kevin Skadron
    High-Bandwidth Line-Speed Network-Processing Framework, $100,000, Charlottesville, FY2017 Matching Funds Program
  • UpHex, LLC | Mr. Bradley Kipp
    Multi-Channel Advertising Analysis, $50,000, Charlottesville, FY2016 Commercialization Program
  • UpHex, LLC | Mr. Bradley Kipp
    UpHex Commercialization, $50,000, Charlottesville, FY2014 Commercialization Program
  • Virginia Institute of Marine Science | Dr. Jon Derek Loftis
    Leveraging Deep Lens Technology for Form a Video Inundation Monitoring System for StormSense, $49,612, Glouster Point, FY2019 Matching Funds Program
  • Virginia Tech | Dr. Nazila Roofigari-Esfahan
    Development of a Connected Smart Vest for Improved Roadside Work Zone Safety, $91,069, Blacksburg, FY2019 Matching Funds Program

Life Sciences

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

  • Acomhal Research, Inc. | Dr. Samy Lamouille
    Development of Biodegradable Nanoparticles Encapsulating a Novel Therapeutic Peptide to Eradicate Glioblastoma Cancer Stem Cells, $50,000, Roanoke, FY2017 STTR Matching Funds Program
  • AFrame Digital, Inc. | Dr. Amy Papadopoulos
    Continuous Fall Risk Monitoring System: Walking vs Activities of Daily Living, $49,997, Reston, FY2012 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • AFrame Digital, Inc. | Dr. Amy Papadopoulos
    Non-Intrusive Automated Portable Data Collection System for Aging Surveys, $50,000, Reston, FY2012 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • AgroSpheres | Dr. Mark Kester
    AgroSpheres Enhanced Crop Protection, $50,000, Charlottesville, FY2018 Commercialization Program
  • AgroSpheres | Dr. Mark Kester
    AgroSpheres Enhanced Delivery of Active Ingredients, $50,000, Charlottesville, FY2019 Commercialization Program
  • Alexander BioDiscoveries, LLC | Dr. Dipwanita Basu
    Novel Anti-Viral Agents to Treat Influenza, $50,000, Charlottesville, FY2012 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • Alexander BioDiscoveries, LLC | Dr. Cyrille Gineste
    Small Molecule Inhibitors of the Influenza Virus Nucleoprotein for Drug Development, $50,000, Charlottesville, FY2019 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • algorithmRx LLC | Mr. Mark Tripodi
    Commercial Operation of aRx Statin Advisor in an Established Electronic Medical Record (EMR) System, $45,000, North Chesterfield, FY2016 Commercialization Program
  • algorithmRx LLC | Mr. Steve Hutcherson
    Computer-Assisted Clinical Decision Support Tool for Management of Statins, $50,000, North Chesterfield, FY2013 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • algorithmRx LLC | Mr. Steve Hutcherson
    Computer-Assisted Clinical Decision Support Tool for Management of Statins, $50,000, North Chesterfield, FY2014 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • Altede LLC | Mr. Edward Champion
    Altede -- Allergy Test Development: Fast, Easy, and Affordable Tests for Food Allergens, Starting with Gluten, $50,000, Blacksburg, FY2017 Commercialization Program
  • Analogic Corporation | Dr. Karen Morgan
    SonicWindow Low-Cost Ultrasound Vascular Access Device, $53,769, Charlottesville, FY2012 Commercialization Program
  • Aperiomics, Inc. | Dr. Keith Crandall
    Commercializing NextGen Diagnostics, $50,000, Ashburn, FY2014 Commercialization Program
  • Aperiomics, Inc. | Dr. Keith Crandall
    NextGen Diagnostics Proof-of-Concept, $50,000, Ashburn, FY2014 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • AxonDx, LLC | Dr. Jeffrey Smith
    Development of a Circulating Tumor Cell Identification and Characterization System, $50,000, Harrisonburg, FY2014 Commercialization Program
  • BEAM Diagnostics, Inc | Dr. Sarah Snider
    BEACON: A Commercial Tool for Clinicians to Assess Alcohol Reinforcer Pathology with Behavioral Economic Tasks, $14,720, Roanoke, FY2018 Commercialization Program
  • Biosensor Tech LLC | Dr. Xinchuan Lin
    Development of a Highly Reliable Continuous Wireless Monitoring System for Cardiac Patients through Implantable Sensors, $50,000, Richmond, FY2014 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • Blue Point Materials Research LLC | Dr. Ratna Prakash Kolli
    Development of a Material for Reduction of Infections in Orthopedic Implants, $50,000, Herndon, FY2018 Commercialization Program
  • Bonumose LLC* | Dr. Daniel Wichelecki
    Enzyme Production for Rare Sugar Manufacturing, $50,000, Charlottesville, FY2018 Commercialization Program
  • BrachyFoam, LLC | Dr. Timothy Showalter
    Development and Validation of Delivery System for Commercialization of Self-Expanding Hydrogel for Pelvic Brachytherapy, $50,000, Charlottesville, FY2018 STTR Matching Funds Program
  • BrinkID | Dr. Kevin McElfresh
    Defining Backwards Compatibility Algorithms of Ultra-High-Density Single Nucleotide Polymorphism Forensic Results with Forensic STR DNA Results, $125,000, Woodbridge, FY2012 Commercialization Program
  • Cambrian Design and Development LLC | Mr. Michael Abbott
    Objective Tremor Detection System for Continuous Monitoring, Assessment, and Treatment Planning for Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome, $49,992, Blacksburg, FY2015 STTR Matching Funds Program
  • Cambrian Design and Development LLC | Mr. Michael Abbott
    Real-Time, Continuous Acoustic Monitor for Characteristic Crying of Babies with NAS, $50,000, Blacksburg, FY2016 Commercialization Program
  • Cardinal Mechatronics LLC | Dr. John Bird
    Non-Contact Measurement of Patient Respiratory Rate with a LWIR Camera System, $49,960, Blacksburg, FY2014 Commercialization Program
  • Cavion, Inc. | Dr. Lloyd Gray
    Commercialization of Mibefradil, a Novel Cancer Therapy, $200,000, Charlottesville, FY2012 Commercialization Program
  • Cell Free Bioinnovations Inc. | Dr. Zhiguang Zhu
    Developing a Sugar Biobattery Prototype with High-Power and High-Energy-Density, $50,000, Blacksburg, FY2015 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • Cell Free Bioinnovations Inc.* | Dr. Daniel Wichelecki
    Low-Cost Biosynthesis of Sugar Phosphates by Enzyme Cocktails with ATP, $50,000, Blacksburg, FY2016 STTR Matching Funds Program
  • Cell Free Bioinnovations Inc. | Dr. Zhiguang Zhu
    Mobile Electricity Generation Powered by Biohydrogen from Biomass Sugars Catalyzed via Cell-Free Biosystems, $49,999, Blacksburg, FY2014 STTR Matching Funds Program
  • Ceres Nanosciences, Inc. | Mr. Ben Leprene
    Development of Nanotrap-Enabled Dried Matrix Spot Collection Cards, $49,990, Manassas, FY2016 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • Ceres Nanosciences, Inc. | Mr. Ben Leprene
    Nanotrap-Enabled Biofluid Collection and Preservation Toolset, $50,000, Manassas, FY2013 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • Cerillo, LLC | Mr. Kevin Seitter
    Improvement of a Miniaturized Multiwell Plate Reader, $50,000, Charlottesville, FY2017 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • College of William and Mary | Mr. Oliver Kerscher
    SUMO Biomarker Detection Reagents for Prostate Cancer Diagnostics, $48,327, Williamsburg, FY2016 Matching Funds Program
  • Commonwealth Center for Advanced Logistics Systems (CCALS) | Dr. Dayanjan Wigesinghe
    Addressing the Logistical Challenge of Medication Reconciliation in Emergency Medical Settings, $100,000, Richmond, FY2018 Matching Funds Program
  • Commonwealth Center for Advanced Logistics Systems (CCALS) | Dr. Thomas Roper
    Development of Secure Compartmentalized Automated Refrigerated Storage (SeCARS) for Controlled Medicines, $100,000, Richmond, FY2018 Matching Funds Program
  • Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing | Dr. Barbara Boyan
    Additive Manufacturing of Metal Alloys for 3D Medical Devices, $99,988, Richmond, FY2019 Matching Funds Program
  • Contraline, Inc. | Dr. John Herr
    Contraline: An Echogenic, Vas-Occlusive Male Contraceptive, $50,000, Charlottesville, FY2016 Commercialization Program
  • Contraline, Inc. | Mr. Kevin Eisenfrats
    Development of a Photoreversible, Vas-Occlusive Male Contraceptive, $50,000, Charlottesville, FY2017 Commercialization Program
  • Covenant Therapeutics, LLC | Dr. Yun Shim
    Development of a New Clinical Diagnostic Test to Assess Inflammation Relevant in COPD, $50,000, Charlottesville, FY2016 Commercialization Program
  • Covenant Therapeutics, LLC | Dr. Mikell Paige
    Drug Discovery for Gram-Negative Rod Bacterial Infection, $49,995, Charlottesville, FY2019 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • Covenant Therapeutics, LLC* | Dr. Mikell Paige
    Optimization of New Anti-Inflammatory Agent to Treat Lung Disease, $50,000, Charlottesville, FY2016 STTR Matching Funds Program
  • DialySensors Inc | Dr. John Robertson
    Dialysensing: Improving the Efficacy and Patient Outcomes of Hemodialysis and Peritoneal Dialysis through the Use of Raman Spectroscopy and Multivariate Statistical Analysis, $50,000, Floyd, FY2015 Commercialization Program
  • Eastern Virginia Eye Institute | Dr. Sandeep Samudre
    Corneal Endothelial Allograft Transport and Transplant Device, $100,000, Chesapeake, FY2015 Matching Funds Program
  • Eastern Virginia Medical School | Dr. Amy Tang
    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, $100,000, Norfolk, FY2014 Matching Funds Program
  • Eastern Virginia Medical School | Dr. Jerry Nadler
    Development of Selective 12-Lipoxygenase Inhibitors for Type 1 Diabetes, $100,000, Norfolk, FY2014 Matching Funds Program
  • Eastern Virginia Medical School | Dr. Yumi Imai
    New Combination Therapy for Type 1 Diabetes, $100,000, Norfolk, FY2014 Matching Funds Program
  • Eastern Virginia Medical School | Dr. Yumi Imai
    New Strategy to Regain Beta Cells in Diabetes, $100,000, Norfolk, FY2016 Matching Funds Program
  • Eastern Virginia Medical School | Dr. Kenji Cunnion
    Peptide Inhibitor of Complement C1 (PIC1): Pre-Clinical Toxicology, $100,000, Norfolk, FY2016 Matching Funds Program
  • Eastern Virginia Medical School | Dr. David Taylor-Fishwick
    Pre-Clinical Development of a Novel Approach to Preserve Beta Cell Function in Diabetes, $100,000, Norfolk, FY2016 Matching Funds Program
  • Eastern Virginia Medical School | Dr. David Taylor-Fishwick
    Pre-Clinical Development of New Characterized Compounds that Preserve Functional Beta Cell Mass in Diabetes, $100,000, Norfolk, FY2013 Matching Funds Program
  • Eastern Virginia Medical School | Dr. Jerry Nadler
    Recruitment of Eminent Investigator in HealthCare Science and Discovery Research, $250,000, Norfolk, FY2015 Eminent Researcher Recruitment Program
  • Eastern Virginia Medical School | Dr. Xiaoli Zhao
    Screening for Safe Biochemical Methods to Induce Expression of Tissue Repair Protein, $100,000, Norfolk, FY2017 Matching Funds Program
  • Embody LLC | Dr. Michael Francis
    Additive Manufacturing of Collagen Microfibers as an Internal Brace for Regenerating Ligaments of the Knee, $50,000, Norfolk, FY2019 Commercialization Program
  • Embody LLC | Dr. Michael Francis
    Biofabrication of Telocollagen-Based Regenerative Medical Devices for Ligament and Tendon Repair, $50,000, Norfolk, FY2018 Commercialization Program
  • EpoDose | Dr. Cyrille Gineste
    Weekly EPO Peptide Analog with No Immunological Side Effects, $37,800, Charlottesville, FY2016 Commercialization Program
  • Gencia Corp. | Dr. Rafal Smigrodzki
    Treatment of Sepsis Bioenergetics using a Protein Biologic, $50,000, Charlottesville, FY2012 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • George Mason University | Dr. Monique van Hoek
    Development of DRGN1, a Komodo Dragon-Inspired Peptide for Wound Care, $100,000, Fairfax, FY2017 Matching Funds Program
  • George Mason University | Dr. Lance Liotta
    From Unidentifiable and Undruggable to the Future of Pharmaceuticals: Protein Painting Reveals High-Value Protein-Protein Interactions as Drug Targets, $99,586, Fairfax, FY2018 Matching Funds Program
  • George Mason University | Dr. Carolina Salvador-Morales
    A Multiplexing Photoacoustic Theranostic System for Treatment of Breast Cancer, $99,989, Fairfax, FY2017 Matching Funds Program
  • George Mason University | Dr. Kenneth Ball
    Recruitment of Eminent Scholar in Bioengineering in Partnership with INOVA Health System, $250,000, Fairfax, FY2017 Eminent Researcher Recruitment Program
  • George Mason University | Dr. Patrick Gillevet
    Sequencing Instrumentation Support for the Commercialization of Diagnostics of Dysbiosis in Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases, $95,564, Fairfax, FY2013 Matching Funds Program
  • George Mason University | Dr. Siddhartha Sikdar
    Wearable Ultrasound System for Robust Sensing of Muscle Activation, $98,456, Fairfax, FY2019 Matching Funds Program
  • The George Washington University | Dr. Zhenyu Li
    A Wireless Wearable Electrocardiogram (ECG) Sensor on a Finger Ring, $100,000, Ashburn, FY2015 Matching Funds Program
  • HemoShear Therapeutics, LLC | Dr. Brian Wamhoff
    Creating a Predictive Vascular System for Early Development, $50,000, Charlottesville, FY2013 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • HemoShear Therapeutics, LLC | Dr. Brian Wamhoff
    Development of a Human Hepatocyte Predictive Pharmacology and Toxicology System, $49,996, Charlottesville, FY2013 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • HemoShear Therapeutics, LLC | Dr. Brian Wamhoff
    Interspecies Drug-Induced Vascular Injury (DIVI) Consortium, $250,000, Charlottesville, FY2012 Commercialization Program
  • HemoSonics, LLC | Dr. Francisco Viola
    Design for Manufacture of the Sensor Interface for a Novel In-Vitro Diagnostic Instrument, $100,000, Charlottesville, FY2012 Commercialization Program
  • HemoSonics, LLC | Dr. Francisco Viola
    Development of Quality Control System for In-Vitro Assessment of Hemostasis, $49,734, Charlottesville, FY2012 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • HemoSonics, LLC | Dr. Elisa Ferrante
    Reagent Optimization for In-Vitro Assessment of Hemostasis, $49,994, Charlottesville, FY2012 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center | Dr. Alex Tan
    Injection of Nanoparticle for Ablation of Ganglionated Autonomic Plexi to Prevent Atrial Fibrillation, $99,970, Richmond, FY2016 Matching Funds Program
  • ICBiome | Dr. Srini Iyer
    A Cloud-Based WGS Platform for Routine Surveillance of Hospital Pathogens, $50,000, Dulles, FY2019 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • Iconovast | Dr. David Green
    Janus Nanoparticles for the Detection and Treatment of Cancer, $50,000, Charlottesville, FY2018 Commercialization Program
  • IgM Immunotherapy, LLC | Dr. Kenneth Brayman
    Naturally-Occurring Immunoglobulin M (IgM) Antibodies to Prevent Autoimmune Diabetes, $50,000, Charlottesville, FY2013 Commercialization Program
  • iHealthScreen Inc. | Dr. Alauddin Bhuiyan
    A Novel Image-Based Screening System for Early Detection of Age-Related Macular Degeneration, $48,750, Charlottesville, FY2016 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • INCOGEN, Inc. | Dr. Maciek Sasinowski
    Commercialization Strategy for Cancer Biomarker Intellectual Property, $49,915, Williamsburg, FY2012 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • Indoor Biotechnologies Inc | Dr. Martin Chapman
    Multiplex Array for Mold Biomarkers, $50,000, Charlottesville, FY2012 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • Innovative Biologics, Inc. | Dr. Vladimir Karginov
    Synthesis and Testing of Potential Anti-MRSA Therapeutics, $49,990, Herndon, FY2012 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • Ischemalert, LLC | Mr. Gerard Eldering
    Point-of-Care Device for Detection of Acute Cardiac Ischemia, $49,776, Herndon, FY2015 Commercialization Program
  • Jericho Sciences, LLC* | Dr. Heidi Kay
    A Novel CNS-Penetrable Antiretroviral, $50,000, Fairfax Station, FY2012 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • JKM Technologies, LLC | Dr. D. Casey Kerrigan
    Local Footwear Manufacturing using a Novel Cost-Effective Pellet-Based 3D Printing Process, $50,000, Charlottesville, FY2019 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • LC Technologies, Inc. | Mr. Dixon Cleveland
    Eyetracking Comprehension Assessment System (ECAS): Improving Validity of Comprehension Assessment for People with Brain Injury, $49,922, Fairfax, FY2012 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • Leone Bioventures, LLC | Mr. Edward Goyette
    Development of an Agricultural Fungicide, $49,920, Roanoke, FY2013 Commercialization Program
  • Metabiomics Corporation | Dr. Thomas Kuehn
    Development of an LH-PCR-Based Diagnostic for Inflammatory Bowel Disease, $50,000, Potomac Falls, FY2012 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • Microbiologics, Inc. | Dr. Crystal Icenhour
    Commercialization of Cryptosporidium/Giardia Molecular Diagnostic, $499,477, Charlottesville, FY2012 Commercialization Program
  • Microbiologics, Inc. | Dr. Crystal Icenhour
    Molecular Diagnostic for Microsporidia, $49,400, Charlottesville, FY2012 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • MRTechnologies | Dr. Jason Reed
    The Cytogenetic Diagnostic Tool: PRECYSE, $49,963, Midlothian, FY2018 Commercialization Program
  • Neoantigenics LLC | Dr. Brian Pollok
    Critical Characterization of Candidate Monoclonal Antibodies for Generating Cancer Therapeutics, $50,000, Charlottesville, FY2013 Commercialization Program
  • Neoantigenics LLC | Dr. Brian Pollok
    Survey of Human Urogenital Tumors Expressing the SAS1B Oocyte-Associated Cancer Biomarker, $50,000, Charlottesville, FY2013 Commercialization Program
  • NIRSleep Inc | Dr. Ryan Casey Boutwell
    Home Sleep Monitoring with a Compact and Inexpensive Wearable Neuro-Imaging Device, $50,000, Richmond, FY2019 Commercialization Program
  • Old Dominion University | Dr. Richard Heller
    Development and Commercialization of Pulse Power Technology, $100,000, Norfolk, FY2012 Matching Funds Program
  • Old Dominion University* | Mr. Robert Fenning
    Frank Reidy Center for Bioelectrics Facility Expansion, $500,000, Norfolk, FY2012 Facilities Enhancement Loan Program
  • Old Dominion University | Dr. Richard Heller
    A Nonchemical Approach for Creating Platelet Gel, $100,000, Norfolk, FY2012 Matching Funds Program
  • Old Dominion University* | Dr. Nikos Chrisochoides
    Real-Time Fusion of Medical Images for Personalized Image Guided Diagnosis and Therapy, $100,000, Norfolk, FY2014 Matching Funds Program
  • Old Dominion University* | Dr. Nikos Chrisochoides
    Real-Time Fusion of Medical Images for Personalized Image Guided Diagnosis and Therapy, $100,000, Norfolk, FY2015 Matching Funds Program
  • Old Dominion University | Dr. Richard Heller
    Recruitment of Dr. Igor Efimov, $250,000, Norfolk, FY2012 Eminent Researcher Recruitment Program
  • Overa, Inc. | Dr. David Kroeger
    Development of a Non-Hormonal Female Contraceptive using an Egg-Specific Antibody-Drug Conjugate, $50,000, Charlottesville, FY2019 Commercialization Program
  • Parabon NanoLabs, Inc. | Dr. Steven Armentrout
  • Mixed-Ligand Targeting of a Nano-Pharmaceutical Against GBM Stem Cells, $50,000, Reston, FY2012 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • Parabon NanoLabs, Inc. | Dr. Steven Armentrout
    A Nano-Pharmaceutical Platform for Creating Artificial Vaccines, $50,000, Reston, FY2013 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • PhotonVision, LLC | Dr. Yunjing (Dorothy) Wang
    Noninvasive Blood Glucose Monitor Based on Fiber-Optic Distributed Sensing, $50,000, Charlottesville, FY2016 Commercialization Program
  • ReAlta Life Sciences | Dr. Neel Krishna
    Peptide Inhibitor of Complement C1 (PIC1) as a Treatment for Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia in Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, $50,000, Norfolk, FY2019 Commercialization Program
  • RetiVue LLC | Dr. Paul Yates
    Atlas -- A Handheld High-Resolution Wide-Field Retinal Imager, $50,000, Charlottesville, FY2013 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • RetiVue LLC | Dr. Paul Yates
    Bringing Affordable Retinal Screening Technology and Services to the Primary Care Clinic, $250,000, Charlottesville, FY2012 Commercialization Program
  • RioGin | Dr. Cyrille Gineste
    In Vivo Validation of PYY Antiobesity Drug with Weekly Administration, $50,000, Charlottesville, FY2015 Commercialization Program
  • RioGin | Dr. Cyrille Gineste
    Long-Lasting HIV Entry Inhibitor, $50,000, Charlottesville, FY2015 Commercialization Program
  • Rivanna Medical, LLC | Dr. Will Mauldin
    Bone Fracture Detection by 3D Bone-Enhanced Ultrasound in the Emergency Department, $50,000, Charlottesville, FY2016 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • Rivanna Medical, LLC | Dr. Will Mauldin
    Needle Guidance with High-Resolution Handheld Ultrasound, $50,000, Charlottesville, FY2014 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • Rivanna Medical, LLC | Dr. Will Mauldin
    New Sensor Technology for Guidance of Orthopedic Joint Injections using Compact Ultrasound, $50,000, Charlottesville, FY2014 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • Rivanna Medical, LLC | Dr. Will Mauldin
    Three-Dimensional Ultrasound for Neuroaxial Anesthesia Guidance, $50,000, Charlottesville, FY2013 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • Rivanna Medical, LLC | Dr. Will Mauldin
    X-Ray Replacement for Bone Imaging with a Portable Ultrasound Device, $50,000, Charlottesville, FY2013 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • SeeHear LLC | Dr. Silvio Eberhardt
    Commercialization of an NIH- and NSF-Supported Web-Based Speech Perception Training System for Adults with Hearing Loss, $50,000, Arlington, FY2019 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • Serpin Pharma, LLC | Dr. Soren Mogelsvang
    Efficacy Testing of SP16 in NOD Mice, $50,000, Manassas, FY2013 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • SoundPipe LLC | Dr. Joseph Kilroy
    Co-Injection Drug Delivery with Contrast-Enhanced Intravascular Ultrasound, $50,000, Charlottesville, FY2016 Commercialization Program
  • SoundPipe LLC* | Dr. Joseph Kilroy
    Co-Injection Drug Delivery with Contrast-Enhanced Intravascular Ultrasound, $50,000, Charlottesville, FY2015 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • SoundPipe LLC | Dr. Joseph Kilroy
    Dose Control with GUIDE-Tx for Patient-Tailored PAD Therapy, $50,000, Charlottesville, FY2016 Commercialization Program
  • SoundPipe LLC | Dr. Joseph Kilroy
    Enhanced Drug Delivery with GUIDE-Tx and Microbubbles, $50,000, Charlottesville, FY2017 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • SoundPipe LLC | Dr. Joseph Kilroy
    Methods for Simultaneously Guiding and Effecting Neointimal Hyperplasia Prevention, $48,428, Charlottesville, FY2014 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • SoundPipe LLC* | Dr. Joseph Kilroy
    Patient-Tailored 3D Drug Delivery with Intravascular Ultrasound, $50,000, Charlottesville, FY2015 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • Southeastern Universities Research Association | Dr. Andrew Weisenberger
    Development of a Disposable Surgical Probe for Nuclear Medicine-Assisted Surgery, $99,986, Newport News, FY2016 Matching Funds Program
  • Southeastern Universities Research Association | Dr. Cynthia Keppel
    Development of High-Resolution Radiotherapy Beam Characterization Technology using Micropattern Gas Detection, $100,000, Newport News, FY2019 Matching Funds Program
  • Southeastern Universities Research Association | Dr. Andrew Weisenberger
    Development of Method for Reduced Dose Breast-Specific Gamma Imaging, $98,235, Newport News, FY2013 Matching Funds Program
  • Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center Foundation | Mr. Ed Rogers
    Novel Lyme Disease Vaccine for Wildlife and Other Mammals, $86,883, Abingdon, FY2014 Matching Funds Program
  • SpherIngenics, Inc. | Dr. Christopher Dosier
    Product Development for a Sustained Release Biologic Delivery System, $50,000, Richmond, FY2017 Commercialization Program
  • SpherIngenics, Inc. | Dr. Christopher Dosier
    Sustained Release Delivery System for Treatment of Chronic Wounds, $50,000, Richmond, FY2017 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • SphynKx Therapeutics, LLC* | Dr. Brandon Thorpe
    Development of a High-Throughput Screening Assay for Sphingosine Kinase Inhibitor Therapeutics, $50,000, Charlottesville, FY2016 Commercialization Program
  • SphynKx Therapeutics, LLC | Dr. Kevin Lynch
    Evaluation of Sphingosine Kinase Inhibitors for the Treatment of Chronic Kidney Disease, $50,000, Charlottesville, FY2013 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • Springbok, Inc. | Dr. Xue Feng
    Big Muscle Data Tool that Transforms Athletic Training, $50,000, Charlottesville, FY2014 STTR Matching Funds Program
  • Springbok, Inc. | Dr. Xue Feng
    A Non-Invasive Image-Based Skeletal Muscle Analytics Tool, $50,000, Charlottesville, FY2017 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • StemCellLife LLC | Dr. Xiaoyan Liu
    Highly Bioactive, Synthetic Peptides-Coated Cultureware for the Culture of Human Pluripotent Stem Cells, $50,000, Richmond, FY2015 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • Synthonics Inc. | Dr. Thomas Piccariello
    Levodopa Pharmacokinetic Optimization by Metal Coordination, $50,000, Blacksburg, FY2012 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • Synthonics Inc. | Dr. Thomas Piccariello
    Levodopa Pharmacokinetics Optimization by Metal Coordination, $50,000, Blacksburg, FY2016 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • Tympanogen | Dr. Elaine Horn-Ranney
    Manufacturing Feasibility of a Gel Patch for Nonsurgical Eardrum Repair, $50,000, Williamsburg, FY2018 Commercialization Program
  • Tympanogen | Dr. Elaine Horn-Ranney
    A Novel Gel Patch for Nonsurgical Treatment of Eardrum Perforations, $49,489, Williamsburg, FY2015 Commercialization Program
  • Ultrasonic Probe LLC | Mr. Jack Singer
    Periodontal Probe Based on Ultrasound Technology, $25,000, Ashland, FY2017 Commercialization Program
  • Ultrasonic Probe LLC | Mr. Jack Singer
    UltraSonagraphic Periodontal Probe, $50,000, Ashland, FY2014 Commercialization Program
  • University of Virginia | Dr. John Hossack
    Bone Imaging: Technology Development and Pilot Study, $120,000, Charlottesville, FY2012 Matching Funds Program
  • University of Virginia | Dr. John Herr
    Companion Diagnostics and Targeted Therapeutics for Treating SAS1B-Positive Cancers, $249,862, Charlottesville, FY2014 Eminent Researcher Recruitment Program
  • University of Virginia | Dr. Bryan Berger
    Designer Enzymes as Green Alternatives to Protect High-Value Agricultural Products Pre- and Post-Harvest from Microbial Infection, $100,000, Charlottesville, FY2019 Matching Funds Program
  • University of Virginia | Dr. Mary Laughlin
    Generation of T Regulatory Cells for Type 1 Diabetes, $100,000, Charlottesville, FY2013 Matching Funds Program
  • University of Virginia | Dr. Mark Kester
    Insulin-ORAL Renewal Application, $100,000, Charlottesville, FY2015 Matching Funds Program
  • University of Virginia | Dr. John Herr
    Monoclonal Antibodies to Target Tumor Surface Metalloprotease, $100,000, Charlottesville, FY2013 Matching Funds Program
  • University of Virginia | Dr. Craig Slingluff
    Nano-Enhanced Vaccine for Melanoma, $100,000, Charlottesville, FY2018 Matching Funds Program
  • University of Virginia | Dr. John Hossack
    New Molecular Imaging Technology for Safe and Inexpensive Cancer Screening, $100,000, Charlottesville, FY2014 Matching Funds Program
  • University of Virginia | Dr. Mark Kester
    A pH-Resistant Nanoparticle Platform for Oral Delivery of Insulin, $100,000, Charlottesville, FY2014 Matching Funds Program
  • University of Virginia | Dr. Brandon Bowman
    Optimizing Anemia Dosing Algorithms by Leveraging EMR Data to Improve Outcomes in End Stage Renal Disease, $99,944, Charlottesville, FY2018 Matching Funds Program
  • University of Virginia | Dr. Roger Abounader
    Therapeutic Targeting Glioblatoma Stem Cells with Cav3.2 Blockers, $100,000, Charlottesville, FY2013 Matching Funds Program
  • University of Virginia | Dr. Mark Roeser
    VADstent to Prevent Cavity Collapse and Adverse Cardiac Remodeling, $54,578, Charlottesville, FY2019 Matching Funds Program
  • Virginia Commonwealth University | Dr. Keith Ellis
    Chelation-Directed C-H Activation Reactions Catalyzed by Palladium(II) Supported on Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes [Pd(II)/MWCNT], $100,000, Richmond, FY2016 Matching Funds Program
  • Virginia Commonwealth University | Dr. Xuejun Wen
    Developing New Products to Prevent Healthcare-Associated Infections, $100,000, Richmond, FY2013 Matching Funds Program
  • Virginia Commonwealth University | Dr. Barbara Boyan
    Development of a Click Hydrogel Carrier for in Situ Delivery of Bioactive Agents, $100,000, Richmond, FY2018 Matching Funds Program
  • Virginia Commonwealth University | Dr. Weining Wang
    Development of a Highly Efficient Air Filter for Inactivation of Airborne Germs, $100,000, Richmond, FY2019 Matching Funds Program
  • Virginia Commonwealth University | Dr. Nicholas Farrell
    Dual-Function Anti-Metastatic Agents for Triple Negative Breast Cancer Treatment, $100,000, Richmond, FY2017 Matching Funds Program
  • Virginia Commonwealth University | Dr. Barbara Boyan
    Eminent Scholar in Pharmaceutical Engineering, $250,000, Richmond, FY2016 Eminent Researcher Recruitment Program
  • Virginia Commonwealth University | Dr. Richard Marconi
    Human Lyme Vaccine Proof-of-Concept for Commercial Development, $50,000, Richmond, FY2017 Matching Funds Program
  • Virginia Commonwealth University | Dr. Ning Zhang
    A Minimally-Invasive Treatment for Cerebral Palsy using Engineered Hydrogels, $100,000, Richmond, FY2013 Matching Funds Program
  • Virginia Commonwealth University | Dr. Jason Reed
    A Nanotechnology Approach for Streamlining Detection of Prognostic Translocations in Multiple Myeloma (MM), $100,000, Richmond, FY2019 Matching Funds Program
  • Virginia Commonwealth University | Dr. Phillip Gerk
    A New Strategy for Buprenorphine Oral Delivery, $100,000, Richmond, FY2014 Matching Funds Program
  • Virginia Commonwealth University | Dr. Richard Costanzo
    Olfactory Implant Device, $100,000, Richmond, FY2014 Matching Funds Program
  • Virginia Commonwealth University | Dr. Christopher Ehrhardt
    Rapid Cell Typing Technology for Forensic DNA Casework, $100,000, Richmond, FY2019 Matching Funds Program
  • Virginia Commonwealth University | Dr. Umesh Desai
    Rapid Measurement of Plasma Antithrombin, $100,000, Richmond, FY2015 Matching Funds Program
  • Virginia Commonwealth University | Dr. Peter Pidcoe
    Rehab Fingerprint -- A Patient-Centered System to Measure the Impact of Physical Rehabilitation, $29,263, Richmond, FY2015 Matching Funds Program
  • Virginia Commonwealth University | Dr. Woon-Hong Yeo
    Skintronics: Wireless, Skin-Wearable Electronics for Monitoring of Electrocardiogram, $98,585, Richmond, FY2016 Matching Funds Program
  • Virginia Commonwealth University | Dr. Nicholas Farrell
    Sulfated Glycosaminoglycans as Disease Biomarkers and Molecular Targets for Precision Medicine in Cancer, $100,000, Richmond, FY2019 Matching Funds Program
  • Virginia Institute of Marine Science | Dr. Standish Allen
    Near-Infrared Reflectance Spectrometry (NIRS) for Evaluation of Oyster Physiology in Selective Breeding, $97,435, Gloucester Point, FY2012 Matching Funds Program
  • Virginia Institute of Marine Science | Dr. Standish Allen
    NIRS-Based Quantification of Chronic Oyster Disease for Advanced Breeding Objectives, $68,796, Gloucester Point, FY2016 Matching Funds Program
  • Virginia Institute of Marine Science | Dr. Standish Allen
    Optimizing Commercial Production of Triploid Crassostrea Virginica through Development of Elite Tetraploid Brood Stock, $100,000, Gloucester Point, FY2014 Matching Funds Program
  • Virginia Institute of Marine Science | Dr. Standish Allen
    Progeny Tests of Triploids to Establish Additive Advantages from Tetraploid Parents for Commercial Oyster Culture, $83,207, Gloucester Point, FY2018 Matching Funds Program
  • Virginia Tech | Dr. Robert Gourdie
    Advanced Manufacture and Testing of a Brain Cancer Treatment, $100,000, Blacksburg, FY2014 Matching Funds Program
  • Virginia Tech | Dr. Guohua Cao
    Computed Tomography without Moving Parts for Fast and Portable Biomedical Imaging, $100,000, Blacksburg, FY2017 Matching Funds Program
  • Virginia Tech | Dr. Rafael Davalos
    High-Frequency Irreversible Electroporation for Lung Cancer and Other Endoscopic Ablation Applications, $100,000, Blacksburg, FY2013 Matching Funds Program
  • Virginia Tech | Dr. William Ducker
    Novel Coatings to Prevent Bacterial Colonization of Medical Implants, $99,704, Blacksburg, FY2015 Matching Funds Program
  • Virginia Tech | Dr. Robert Gourdie
    Precision Medicine Exosomal Drug Delivery Medtech for Heart Attack, $100,000, Blacksburg, FY2019 Matching Funds Program
  • Virginia Tech | Dr. Michael Friedlander
    Recruitment of Eminent Researcher in Infectious Diseases and Immunology, $250,000, Blacksburg, FY2014 Eminent Researcher Recruitment Program
  • Virginia Tech | Dr. Michael Friedlander
    Recruitment of Eminent Researcher in Nanoparticle Cancer Therapeutics Development, $250,000, Blacksburg, FY2014 Eminent Researcher Recruitment Program
  • Virginia Tech | Dr. Michael Friedlander
    Recruitment of Eminent Scholar in Heart Regenerative Medicine Research, $250,000, Blacksburg, FY2012 Eminent Researcher Recruitment Program
  • Virginia Tech | Dr. Rafael Davalos
    Use of Electric Fields for the Isolation of Tumor-Initiating Cells and Other Rare Cells, $100,000, Blacksburg, FY2013 Matching Funds Program
  • Virongy LLC | Mr. Yuntao Wu
    Commercialization of Infectin, $48,791, Manassas, FY2019 Commercialization Program
  • VoltMed Inc.* | Dr. Michael Sano
    Developing a Minimally-Invasive Catheter-Based Probe for Targeted Drug Delivery to the Brain, $50,000, Blacksburg, FY2014 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • VoltMed Inc. | Dr. Rafael Davalos
    INSPIRE Therapy: Real-Time Treatment and Monitoring of Pancreatic Cancer, $50,000, Blacksburg, FY2014 STTR Matching Funds Program
  • VoltMed Inc. | Dr. Paulo Garcia
    Minimally-Invasive Surgical Platform for H-FIRE and Chemotherapy Treatment, $50,000, Blacksburg, FY2015 STTR Matching Funds Program
  • VoltMed Inc. | Dr. Christopher Arena
    Testing of an MRI-Compatible Electrode for Treating Brain Tumors with Non-Thermal Ablation, $50,000, Blacksburg, FY2019 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • WynnVision LLC | Dr. Kenneth Wynne
    Antimicrobial and Biocompatible Endotracheal Tubes, $50,000, Richmond, FY2019 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • WynnVision LLC | Dr. Kennard Brunson
    Antimicrobial Catheters with Cell and Tissue Compatibility, $50,000, Richmond, FY2018 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • Xyken, LLC* | Dr. Steven Yi
    An Intelligent Capsule Endoscopy Video Analysis Software Platform, $50,000, Vienna, FY2012 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • Xyken, LLC | Dr. Steven Yi
    Next-Generation Capsule Endoscopy Video Data Acquisition and Visualization Platform, $50,000, Vienna, FY2012 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • ZielBio | Dr. Greg Fralish
    Comparing Imaging Agent Modalities for Optimal Detection of Pancreatic Cancer, $50,000, Charlottesville, FY2012 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • ZielBio | Dr. Greg Fralish
    Developing a SPECT Imaging Agent for Early Diagnosis Pancreatic Cancer, $50,000, Charlottesville, FY2012 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • ZielBio | Dr. Greg Fralish
    Development of a Targeted Therapy for Pancreatic Cancer, $50,000, Charlottesville, FY2013 SBIR Matching Funds Program

Modeling & Simulation

The following organizations and principal investigators (PIs) were awarded CRCF funding in modeling & simulation:

  • AxonAI, Inc. | Dr. Sven Brueckner
    Echosight Modeling and Prediction Software, $50,000, Harrisonburg, FY2015 Commercialization Program
  • Bear Technologies, LLC | Mr. Tom Myrick
    Design and Modeling of a Revolutionary Commercial High Torque Motor, $50,000, Oilville, FY2013 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • ClearEdge3D, Inc. | Mr. Kevin Williams
    3D Modeling and Simulation Software for Defense and Security Operational Planning, $145,717, Herndon, FY2012 Commercialization Program
  • ClearEdge3D, Inc. | Mr. Christopher Scotton
    Novel Algorithms for Automated 3D Building Models and 3D Street Maps, $49,965, Herndon, FY2013 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • Designed Material Technologies LLC* | Dr. Christopher Ashman
    Modeling Growth of Crystalline Oxides on Silicon for High-K and Ferroelectric Applications, $49,973, Richmond, FY2013 Matching Funds Program
  • Eastern Virginia Medical School | Mr. Geoffrey Miller
    Automated Intelligent Mentoring System (AIMS), $244,441, Norfolk, FY2012 Commercialization Program
  • Eastern Virginia Medical School | Dr. Cynthia Keppel
    Proton Therapy Simulation and Treatment Planning Algorithm Development, $100,000, Norfolk, FY2013 Matching Funds Program
  • Virginia Commonwealth University | Dr. Supriyo Bandyopadhyay
    A Modeling and Simulation Hub for Straintronic Logic and Memory Technology, $100,000, Richmond, FY2015 Matching Funds Program
  • Washington and Lee University | Dr. Simon Levy
    Simultaneous Localization and Mapping in Python for RF-Denied Environments, $19,286, Lexington, FY2014 Matching Funds Program
  • Washington and Lee University | Dr. Christopher Connors
    Structure from Motion (SfM) Geological Modeling using Terrestrial and Aerial Imagery from a Vertical Take Off and Landing Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (VTOL UAV), $38,000, Lexington, FY2014 Matching Funds Program

Nuclear Physics

The following organization and principal investigator (PI) was awarded CRCF funding in nuclear physics:

  • Black Laboratories, L.L.C. | Dr. Roy Crooks
    Processing and Testing of Hydroformed SRF Cavities, $91,922, Newport News, FY2012 Commercialization Program

Transportation

The following organization and principal investigator (PI) was awarded CRCF funding in transportation:

  • Old Dominion University | Dr. Asad Khattak
    Reducing Energy Use and Emissions through Innovative Technologies and Community Designs: Methodology and Application in Virginia, $100,000, Norfolk, FY2013 Matching Funds Program

Unmanned Systems

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

  • Adaptive Aerospace Group, Inc. | Mr. Jesse Couch
    High-Integrity Safe Autonomy Flexible Innovation Testbed (SAFIT), $50,000, Hampton, FY2018 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • AVEC, Inc.* | Mr. Kyle Schwartz
    Advancement of Software-Based Noise Prediction Tools for Multirotor Aircraft, $49,997, Blacksburg, FY2019 Commercialization Program
  • Casper Drones* | Dr. Max DePiro
    An Unmanned Aerial System to Peacefully Fly Around People, $48,400, Hampton, FY2019 Commercialization Program
  • Counter-Drone Research Corporation | Mr. Tim O'Shea
    Rogue UAS Detection -- Prototype Development, $49,963, Vienna, FY2016 Commercialization Program
  • Counter-Drone Research Corporation | Mr. Tim O'Shea
    Rogue UAS Detection and Interdiction -- Mobile Prototype Development, $50,000, Vienna, FY2017 Commercialization Program
  • dbS Productions LLC | Mr. Robert Koester
    Integration of Enhanced UAV Sensor Sweep Widths with Search & Rescue FIND Software, $50,000, Charlottesville, FY2017 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • dbS Productions LLC | Mr. Robert Koester
    Integration of UAV Optimal Search Allocation Algorithm with Search and Rescue FIND Software, $50,000, Charlottesville, FY2016 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • Eksdyne Inc. | Mr. Joshua Eckstein
    Integrated System for Evolving Developing Devices, $49,936, Blacksburg, FY2019 Commercialization Program
  • Gradient Consulting | Dr. Justin Selfridge
    Achieving Eternal Flight with a Tethered Uni-Rotor Network (TURN) System, $50,000, Newport News, FY2019 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • Micro Harmonics Corporation | Ms. Diane Kees
    Commercialization of Cryogenic Millimeter-Wave Isolators, $50,000, Fincastle, FY2019 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • Netarus, LLC | Mr. Christopher Machut
    Automated Data Capture and Analysis of Unmanned Vehicle Data, $45,000, Norfolk, FY2016 Commercialization Program
  • NOVI LLC | Dr. Amit Mehra
    Next Generation, Intelligent, and Autonomous Satellites for an Emerging New Space Industry, $48,700, Arlington, FY2019 SBIR Matching Funds Program
  • Quest Knight Enterprises | Mr. Timothy Tingler
    Unmanned Systems Platform Sensor Workforce Development, $48,635, Leesburg, FY2018 Commercialization Program
  • Responsible Robotics Corporation | Mr. Christian Manasseh
    A Robotics Monitoring and Control Platform, $49,625, Tysons, FY2019 Commercialization Program
  • Ryzing Technologies | Mr. Ryan Gundling
    Braided Inflatable Robotic Technology, $45,000, Staunton, FY2016 Commercialization Program
  • Ryzing Technologies | Mr. Ryan Gundling
    Braided Inflatable Robotic Technology (BIRT) for Dexterous Maritime Manipulation System (D2MS), $49,953, Staunton, FY2019 Commercialization Program
  • Sentinel Robotic Solutions, LLC | Mr. John Robinson
    Mobile Sentinel -- Mobile Unmanned Automated Traffic Control Sensor and Gate System, $250,000, Wallops Island, FY2019 Commercialization Program
  • Service Robotics & Technologies | Dr. Gregory Scott
    SRT's Map-Building Robot for Creating Visual Facility Maps, $50,000, Arlington, FY2018 Commercialization Program
  • Southeastern Universities Research Association | Dr. Andrew Weisenberger
    Development of Lightweight, Low-Power Neutron Sensor Compatible with Unmanned Systems, $75,000, Newport News, FY2016 Matching Funds Program
  • TruWeather Solutions | Mr. Donald Berchoff
    Micro Road Weather Data to Accelerate Fielding of Autonomous Transportation Vehicle, $50,000, Reston, FY2017 Commercialization Program

 

 

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


 

* Declined awards