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Company Information:

Name: ChromoLogic LLC
Address: 180 N Vinedo Ave
Pasadena, CA 91107-3490
Located in HUBZone: No
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
Phone: (626) 381-9974

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $2,289,487.00 20
SBIR Phase II $4,917,827.00 8

Award List:

Human Hydration Status Monitor

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Naresh Menon, Managing Partner
Award Amount: $69,944.00
Abstract:
To address the Army's need for a non-invasive, rapid, field-deployable and inexpensive hydration status monitoring technology, ChromoLogic proposes to develop a new Ocular Hydration Monitor (OCHYMO). OCHYMO is based on measuring the plasma omolality by non-invasively measuring the osmolality of the… More

DNA-based barcoding for identification of Army materiel

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Naresh Menon, Managing Partner
Award Amount: $69,991.00
Abstract:
In order to address its urgent need to track and identify critical material, the Army is in need of a DNA based barcoding system that would enable unforgible, unambiguous and easily readable system for labeling and tracking military material. To meet this need, ChromoLogic proposes to develop a new… More

Human Hydration Status Monitor

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Naresh Menon, Managing Partner
Award Amount: $742,322.00
Abstract:
To address the Army's need for a non-invasive, rapid, field-deployable and inexpensive hydration status monitoring technology, in Phase I, ChromoLogic LLC (CL) developed and demonstrated a new Ocular Hydration Monitor (OCHYMO) system. OCHYMO is based on measuring the plasma omolality by… More

Surgical Debridement Assist Device

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Nicholas Booth, Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $69,940.00
Abstract:
In order to address the Army's need for a handheld device capable of locating any foreign body as well as differentiate between viable and non-viable tissue, ChromoLogic LLC (CL) proposes to develop a Debridement And Vitality Assessment by Near Infrared Spectroscopy (DAVANIS) system. The… More

DNA-based barcoding for identification of Army materiel

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Naresh Menon, CEO
Award Amount: $366,304.00
Abstract:
To address the Army's urgent need for a DNA based barcoding system that would enable unforgeable, unambiguous and easily readable system for labeling and tracking military material, in Phase I, ChromoLogic LLC (CL) has developed and demonstrated a new reagent-free DNA based barcode and reader (RDB)… More

Environmental Boundary System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Matthew Michaelis, Director of Manufacturing
Award Amount: $99,933.00
Abstract:
To address the Air Force need for an environmental boundary to shield aircraft surfaces from environmental contaminates during in-field repair, ChromoLogic proposes to develop a new secure anchoring environmental boundary (OCTOPUS) as an environmental boundary that protects composite aircraft… More

Label-Free In-Situ Biofilm Analysis (LIBA) System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Naresh Menon, Dr.
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
The DOE is interested in new instrumentation that can be used to reveal the function roles in biofilms with depth and to identify non-cellular biofilm constituents. Current instrumentation techniques are often destructive and/or prohibitively expensive, and no instruments are capable of real-time… More

Novel Fluid Preservation System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Nicholas Booth, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,988.00
Abstract:
To address NASA's need for a method to preserve blood and urine samples from astronauts collected during flight, Chromologic (CL) proposes to develop a novel Fluid Preservation System (FPS). FPS is based on collecting and sealing fluids in a sterile, hermetically sealed volume, with automatic… More

Surgical Debridement Assist Device

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Nicholas Booth, Research Manager
Award Amount: $729,994.00
Abstract:
To address the Armyf?Ts need for a hand-held device to assist surgeons in locating all types of foreign bodies (FBf?Ts) and devitalized tissue during wound debridement procedures, in Phase I, ChromoLogic LLC (CL) has developed and demonstrated a new Debridement And Vitality Assessment by Near… More

Combat Diagnostic Chest Dressing

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Nicholas Booth, Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $69,960.00
Abstract:
In order to address the Navy's need for a diagnostic chest seal to autonomously alert care providers of the onset of tPTX/hPTX, ChromoLogic LLC (CL) proposes to develop a Pressure-Reactive Chest Seal (ReSeal) that is based on adapting a liquid manometer into a compact, microfabricated structure that… More

Novel Fluid Preservation System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Nicholas Booth, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $599,950.00
Abstract:
To address NASA's need for a method to preserve human biological samples, mostly blood and urine, from astronauts collected during flight under ambient conditions, ChromoLogic (CL) has developed a novel Fluid Preservation System (FPS). FPS is based on collecting and sealing fluids in a sterile,… More

AN OPTICALLY-BASED RNA BIOSENSOR

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Robert Purnell – 626-381-9974
Award Amount: $199,887.00
Abstract:
Accurately detecting early cancer biomarkers can dramatically improve cancer treatment and prevention. Non-coding RNAs (ncRNAs) have recently shown promise as cancer-related biomarkers that could be used in early detection and treatment of cancer. However,current methods for detection of ncRNAs are… More

Pipeline Radionuclide Identification and Mapping (PRIAM) System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Joseph W. Stevick, Dr. – 626-381-9974
Award Amount: $99,936.00
Abstract:
The Department of Energy (DOE) is interested in innovative research involving fiber-optic radiation detectors and associated signal processing electronics for the identification of specific radioisotopes. Specifically, the DOE is keenly interested in new fiber-optic instrumentation to be used to… More

Biological Sample Ambient Preservation (BioSAP) Device

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Peter Bui, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $124,589.00
Abstract:
To address NASA's need for alternative methods for ambient preservation of human biological samples collected during extended spaceflight and planetary operations, Chromologic (CL) proposes to develop a novel Biological Sample Ambient Preservation (BioSAP) device. BioSAP device is based on an… More

Minimally Invasive, Self-Collection of Large Volume Biospecimens

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Robert Purnell, Research Scientist – (626) 381-9974
Award Amount: $99,993.00
Abstract:
Human plasma offers the promise of a revolution in biomarker-based disease diagnosis and therapeutic monitoring. Absence of a trained phlebotomist in remote locations limits the diagnostic potential of the human proteome, as current self-administered point-of-care extraction volumes are insufficient… More

Objective Diagnostic Tool for Tinnitus in Military Populations

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Nicholas Booth, Director Medical Devices – (626) 381-9974
Award Amount: $149,941.00
Abstract:
To address the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Defense Health Program"s (OSD/DHP) need for an innovative concept for effective, objective diagnosis of subjective tinnitus in military personnel, ChromoLogic (CL) proposes to develop the OPical TINnitus Assessment or (OPTINAS) system based on… More

Non-invasive Detection System for Assessment of Oxidative Status

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Nick Booth, Director of Medical Devices – (626) 381-9974
Award Amount: $149,975.00
Abstract:
To address the Army"s need for an innovative concept for non-invasive, compact, robust monitoring system to monitor the oxidative status of military personnel, ChromoLogic (CL) proposes to develop the OCular Oxidative Stress Monitor (OCOSMO) technology based on non-invasive optical measurements… More

Archive of Samples for Long-term Preservation of RNA and Other Nucleic Acids

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Cheryl Tan, Research Scientist – (626) 381-9974
Award Amount: $99,993.00
Abstract:
The Army seeks a novel and practical approach for the collection and long-term preservation of RNA and other nucleic acids (e.g., microRNA, DNA) from blood products at near room temperature conditions. To address this unmet need, ChromoLogic, LLC, (CL) proposes to develop an Integrated Membrane for… More

Provide Human Reticulocytes for in vitro Culturing of Malaria Parasites

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Julian Down, Director of Biologics – (626) 381-9974
Award Amount: $99,984.00
Abstract:
The parasite Plasmodium vivax, transmitted by the Anopheles mosquito, is the second major cause of malaria worldwide and the major cause of malaria outside Africa. The infection is characterized by a chronic course of malaria with acute episodes of relapse after months to years of asymptomatic… More

Handheld Ocular Flare Meter Clinical Study

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Naresh Menon – 626-381-9974
Award Amount: $155,466.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Although there are ~300,000 to 600,000 individuals in the United States with active uveitis, there is no clinically accepted method for quantitative assessment of ocular flare that would result in rapid, non-invasive diagnosis of uveitis. Current methods of… More

Marking of Components for Avoidance of Counterfeit Parts

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Robert Purnell, Research Scientist – (626) 381-9974
Award Amount: $149,991.00
Abstract:
Counterfeit parts, by definition are substandard, which compromises long life-cycle systems overseen by the Missile Defense Agency (MDA). Recent investigations by the Senate Armed Services Committee uncovered 1800 cases of suspected counterfeit electronic parts, with the total number of counterfeit… More

Archive of Samples for Long-term Preservation of RNA and Other Nucleic Acids

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Herman Lelie, Research Scientist – (626) 381-9974
Award Amount: $619,413.00
Abstract:
The Army seeks a novel and practical approach for the collection and long-term preservation of RNA and other nucleic acids (e.g., microRNA, DNA) from blood products at ambient conditions. Nucleic acids form the basis of numerous diagnostics and long-term health monitoring military protocols and are… More

Provide Human Reticulocytes for in vitro Culturing of Malaria Parasites

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Julian Down, Director of Biologics – (626) 381-9974
Award Amount: $609,961.00
Abstract:
The parasite Plasmodium vivax, transmitted by the Anopheles mosquito, is the second major cause of malaria worldwide. Research focusing on P. vivax has been hindered by lack of a practical continuous culture system as the parasite preferentially invades young erythrocytes (reticulocytes), which are… More

Nondestructive Evaluation of Thick Outer Mold Line Paints and Coatings

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Robert Purnell, Research Scientist – (626) 381-9974
Award Amount: $149,988.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: The Air Force is experiencing a number of premature failures of urethanes and epoxies used on the Outer Mold Line (OML) of high performance aircraft which cannot be detected by standard lifetime predictions based on visual, electrical, or mechanical inspection. Consequently, changes in… More

Specimen Uniform Preservation from Fluid-Extraction (SuperFLEX)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Herman Lelie – (626) 381-9974
Award Amount: $149,994.00
Abstract:
"Current methods for the collection, preservation and transportation of biological materials are costly and time consuming. The Specimen Uniform Preservation from Fluid-Extraction (SuperFLEX) addresses these issues through the integration of the steps required to obtain and preserve a biological… More

Portable Hyposia Training (PHYTR) System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2014 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Naresh Menon, CEO – (626) 381-9974
Award Amount: $79,994.00
Abstract:
In order to address the Navy"s need for a new mask-on mobile device to train aviators for altitude exposure (hypoxia training), ChromoLogic LLC (CL) proposes to develop a Portable Hypoxia Training (PHYTR) system. The PHYTR system will be based on a novel concept that takes ambient air and… More

Non-invasive Detection System for Assessment of Oxidative Status

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2014 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Mark Mackanos, Research Scientist – (626) 381-9974
Award Amount: $499,889.00
Abstract:
To address the Army"s need for a non-invasive, compact, robust system to monitor the oxidative status of military personnel, ChromoLogic (CL) proposed and demonstrated during Phase I a OCular Oxidative Stress Monitor (OCOSMO) system based on non-invasive optical measurements of oxidative stress… More

Nondestructive Evaluation of Thick Outer Mold Line Paints and Coatings

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2014 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Mark Mackanos, Research Scientist – (626) 381-9974
Award Amount: $749,994.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: To address the Air Force"s need for a nondestructive evaluation tool for aircraft outer mold line (OML) urethane and epoxy integrity assessment to address and identify premature failures, ChromoLogic (CL) proposed and demonstrated during Phase I a Coating Integrity Monitoring by… More