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Company Information:

Company Name:
Innovative Surface Technologies, Inc.
Address:
1000 Westgate Drive
St. Paul, MN 55114-8612
Phone:
(651) 209-9757
URL:
N/A
EIN:
208134118
DUNS:
148070860
Number of Employees:
13
Woman-Owned?:
No
Minority-Owned?:
No
HUBZone-Owned?:
No

Commercialization:

Has been acquired/merged with?:
N/A
Has had Spin-off?:
N/A
Has Had IPO?:
N/A
Year of IPO:
N/A
Has Patents?:
N/A
Number of Patents:
N/A
Total Sales to Date $:
$ 0.00
Total Investment to Date $
$ 0.00
POC Title:
N/A
POC Name:
N/A
POC Phone:
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POC Email:
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Narrative:
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Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $2,563,424.00 16
SBIR Phase II $1,748,154.00 2
STTR Phase I $149,033.00 1
STTR Phase II $499,424.00 1

Award List:

Microsphere Coatings for Immunoassays

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,894.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This project is designed to develop and demonstrate a facile, cost-effective, and broadly applicable thin-film coating technology for micro/nanoparticles in diagnostic, biotech, and therapeutic uses. This approach requires the preparation and use of amphiphilic… More

SBIR Phase I: Biomolecule Immobilization Chemistry for Nanomagnetic/Spintronic Biosensor Array

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,644.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project is designed to adapt a Giant MagnetoResistive (GMR) sensor device into a "spintronic" multianalyte biosensor. The potential value of biosensor technology is being recognized for a wide range of applications, from medical diagnostics to… More

Photoreactive nanofibers for biomolecule immobilization

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,595.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This SBIR project is designed to demonstrate and develop an improved composition for nanofibers especially suitable for surface modification and biomolecule binding for cell culture and tissue engineering applications. A new trifunctional photoactivatible… More

MULTIDRUG DELIVERY MICROPARTICLE COATINGS FOR ORTHOPEDIC DEVICES

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,505.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The goal of this SBIR project is to develop drug-eluting biocompatible coatings for implantable orthopedic devices. The specific goal for the Phase I effort is the coating of orthopedic material for extended simultaneous delivery of three classes of antimicrobial… More

Multianalyte Nanomagnetic Biosensor Array for Pathogen Detection

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$142,300.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This SBIR Phase I project is designed to adapt a Giant Magneto-Resistive (GMR) sensor device into a "spintronic" multianalyte biosensor for pathogen detection. The potential value of biosensor technology is being recognized for a wide variety of applications,… More

Microsphere Coatings for Protein Arrays

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,933.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This SBIR project is designed to develop a versatile and cost-effective coating technology for surfaces used in microarray devices, especially for proteomic and genomic analyses. The virtual well strip, slide or plate array will be developed with new… More

STTR Phase I: Superhydrophobic Corrosion Resistant Coatings

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,033.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Research Institution:
Univ MN Twin Cities
RI Contact:
William H. Smyrl
Abstract:
This Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase I project will demonstrate improved corrosion resistance of iron and aluminum alloys by coating the alloys with a durable superhydrophobic coating. The corrosion of metal has a major effect on the economy of industrial nations. The costs… More

A Novel Combination of Thermoresponsive and Nanofibrillar Surface for Cell Cultur

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,682.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This SBIR Phase I study is designed to develop and provide to the cell culture market, significantly improved surfaces for cell growth, differentiation control, and harvesting. The combination of two recently demonstrat ed improvements (thermally-responsive… More

SBIR Phase I: Chlorhexidine Releasing Superhydrophobic Coatings

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,939.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I research project aims to develop super hydrophobic coatings for endotracheal tubes that can deliver antimicrobial drugs as well. The coatings and the process to coat the surfaces are proprietary, but the technology, if successful, may provide… More

Phosphane Functionalized Diblock Copolymers for Targeted siRNA Delivery

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,857.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This SBIR project is designed to develop a new non-viral carrier for target-specific delivery of small interfering RNA (siRNA). One of the major challenges in transforming siRNA from laboratory reagents to therapeutics is developing a target-specific delivery… More

STTR Phase II: Superhydrophobic Coatings for Water Repelling and Corrosion Control

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / STTR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$499,424.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Research Institution:
University of Minnesota Corrosion Research Center
RI Contact:
Kevin McKoskey
Abstract:
This Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase II project will develop a superhydrophobic nanotextured coating that is highly water repelling and anti-corrosive. The coating will be applied to specific hearing aid surfaces (i.e., microphone ports, receiver, joints, battery, and case) to impart… More

Catechol-functionalized Coatings for Cardiovascular Medical Devices

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,788.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This project is designed to develop novel catechol-functionalized polymers for medical device coatings with increased lubricity. Catechols have been shown to be key components in the adhesive proteins that mussels secre te to attach to underwater surfaces. The… More

A Novel Combination of Thermoresponsive and Nanofibrillar Surface for Cell Cultur

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,047.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This SBIR project is designed to develop thermo-responsive nanofibers as microcarriers for cell culture. Nanofiber surfaces provide a more in vivo like growth surface for mammalian cell growth and function. The use of t hermo-responsive polymer allows the cells… More

Zwitterionic Graft Coatings for Enhanced Orthopedics

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,958.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Project Summary This Phase I SBIR project is designed to develop new zwitterionic graft methodology for orthopedic surfaces with enhanced durability. As Americans live longer and more active lives, total joint replaceme nt is becoming more common. Current… More

Innovative technologies to effectively treat Multi-drug resistant and/or biofilm-

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$172,763.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This Phase I project is to evaluate a series of novel drug combinations to prevent and treat wound infections. Wounds have certain characteristics that promote the development of infections: the presence of devitalized tissue, foreign bodies, clots, fluid… More

A Miniaturized Fluidic Chip For Long-term Maintenance and Impedance Monitoring of

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$164,957.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Kristin S. Taton – 651-209-9757
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This SBIR project is designed to develop miniaturized cell-based biosensors for low cost, portability and enhanced shelf life by extending the viability of the cultured mammalian cells. We will demonstrate the benefit of our current technology by creating… More

Neural Tract-tracing Nucleic Acid Carriers

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$699,973.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Eric S. Guire – 651-209-9757
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Neural Tract-tracing Nucleic Acid Carriers Existing transfection reagents perform very poorly in mature neurons in vitro, and are not suitable for in vivo use. This Phase I project will test the performance of a novelnucleic acid carrier under development at… More

Catechol-functionalized Coatings for Medical Devices

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$999,107.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Kristin S. Taton – 651-209-9757
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This project is designed to develop novel catechol-functionalized polymers for medical device coatings with increased lubricity and biocompatibility. Catechols have been shown to be key components in the adhesive proteins that mussels secrete to attach to… More

Zwitterionic Clicking for Enhanced Orthopedics

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$186,625.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Laurie Lawin – 651-209-9757
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project is designed to develop new zwitterionic click methodology for orthopedic surfaces with enhanced durability. As Americans live longer and more actives lives, totaljoint replacement is becoming more common.… More

SBIR Phase I: Novel Polymer Brush-like Architecture for Temperature Dependent Cell Release and Attachment

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,011.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project is designed to offer two uniquely tailored thermoresponsive surfaces for the attachment and release of weakly and strongly adherent cells. The commercially available surfaces are highly crosslinked hydrogels that do not work well with… More