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Company Information:

Name: Ocean Nano Tech LLC
Address: Springdale, AR
Located in HUBZone: No
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
URL: N/A
Phone: N/A

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $2,933,953.00 14
SBIR Phase II $4,179,954.00 5
STTR Phase I $2,935,886.00 5

Award List:

Nano Porous Azobenzene Dendron Films for Laser Eye and Sensor Protection

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Y. A. Wang, Principle Scientist
Award Amount: $120,000.00
Abstract:
We have developed an innovative lensless optical power limiting system for green region exploiting photoanisotropy of azobenzene films for low power continuous wave and high power nanosecond pulsed lasers (also with picosecond in solutions). It is a promising technique for next generation laser eye… More

Fabrication of Azobenzene Mesoporous Films with Large Photoanisotropy for Laser Eye and Sensor Protection

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Y. A. Wang, Principal Scientist
Award Amount: $729,961.00
Abstract:
We have developed an innovative lensless optical power limiting system for green region exploiting photoanisotropy of mesoporous films for low power continuous wave and high power nanosecond pulsed lasers. In Phase I, nanosecond response time has been obtained by the MesoPAD system we proposed. It… More

Adaptor Protein-Quantum Dot Conjugates as Biological Labels

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Y. A. Wang
Award Amount: $99,982.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This NIH SBIR program intends to develop triblock copolymer coated quantum dot (QD) and adaptor protein G fragment bioconjugates as fluorescent probes for biomedical applications. The strategy and design of this project are based on our recent success in the… More

SBIR Phase I: Development of Cadmium-Free, Water-Soluble and Multicolor Quantum Dots by Chemical Doping

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Lin Song A. Li, PhD
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project will synthesize cadmium-free, water-soluble, and multicolor quantum dots (QDs) by chemical doping, which can be used as fluorophores in the fields of biology and biomedicine. As the popularity of QD labeling soars, concerns are raised on the… More

SBIR Phase I: Affordable Multicolor Nanocrystal Emitters at Electronic Grade

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Yongqiang A. Wang, PhD
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) project is to develop affordable multicolor nanocrystals emitters for optoelectronic application. Semiconductor nanocrystals have been considered with potential applications in many fields. However, they have faced some challenges regarding their… More

STTR Phase I: Magnetic Nanoparticle Microfluidics for High Efficient Capture, Separation and Concetration of Foodborne Pathogens

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Research Institution: University of Arkansas Fayetteville Campus
Principal Investigator: Yongqiang A. Wang, PhD
Award Amount: $150,000.00
RI Contact: Rosemary Ruff
Abstract:
This Small Business Technology Transfer Phase I research demonstrates the feasibility to use the new generation of oxide magnetic nanoparticles for rapid and high efficient separation of foodborne pathogens. Rapid detection of foodborne pathogens is urgently needed to ensure food safety and… More

Development of Cadmium-free and Multicolor Quantum Dots as Lifetime Imaging Probe

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $174,596.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Since semiconductor nanocrystals [quantum dots (QDs)] have been adopted as a new class of fluorescent labels, many studies have indicated a broad range of potential applications using QDs as new probes in vivo and in vi tro imaging. Because of QDs long lifetimes… More

SBIR Phase II: Development of Cadmium-Free, Water-Soluble and Multicolor Quantum Dots by Chemical Doping

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Lin Song Li, PhD
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
This NSF Small Business Innovation Research Phase II project is to synthesize cadmium-free, water-soluble, and multicolor quantum dots (QDs) by chemical doping. The project will focus on the synthesis of high quality doped ZnSe QDs using a newly developed phosphine-free approach. From these cadmium… More

Nanoparticle-based Mannetic Microluidic Enrichment System (MMES)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $173,282.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Enriched abnormal cells will enable genomic, proteomic, and epigenomic analyses to detect cancer-specific alterations in expressed genes, protein/peptide profiles, and epigenetic markers. The ability to carry out such e nrichment in high efficiency in a routine… More

Nanoparticle Based Magnetic Microfluidic concentrator (MMC)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Research Institution: N/A
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $100,000.00
RI Contact: N/A
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Enriched abnormal exfoliated cells and biomolecules will enable genomic, proteomic, and epigenomic analyses to detect cancer-specific alterations in expressed genes, protein/peptide profiles, and epigenetic markers. The ability to carry out such enrichment and… More

SBIR TOPIC 252 - MAGNETIC IRON OXIDE NANOPARTICLES FOR IMAGING ENHANCER

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Andrew Wang
Award Amount: $149,991.00
Abstract:
Iron oxide magnetic nanoparticles with high magnetization value and well controlled size and surface chemistry are currently under intense study due to their broad applications in biomedical research. Recent advances in iron oxide synthesis in organic solv ents at elevated reaction temperature… More

Quantum Dots and Magnetic Nanoparticles for Ante-mortem Diagnosis of Prion Infect

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Zoraida P. Aguilar
Award Amount: $270,509.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): NIH Phase I Quantum dots and Magnetic nano-particles for Ante-mortem Diagnostics of m Prion Infection Ocean Nano Tech proposes to develop a portable, rapid, sensitive, high throughput, inexpensive, and easy to use syste m for the ante-mortem diagnosis of prion… More

Multifunctional nanoparticles for multiplex detection of breast cancer biomarkers

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Y. A. Wang
Award Amount: $749,993.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The presence of Her-2, estrogen receptor (ER) or progesterone receptor (P) on breast cancer cells is a very important biomarker which facilitates physicians in making decisions on treatment schemes and in proposing prog nosis of the disease. Current methods for… More

Iron oxide nanoparticle probes for target specific MR molecular imaging

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Research Institution: STANFORD UNIVERSITY
Principal Investigator: Y. A. Wang
Award Amount: $482,273.00
RI Contact: N/A
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This NIH SBIR project intends to develop a new generation of iron oxide nanoparticles as target specific MRI contrast agents for early detection of breast cancer. Recent advances in iron oxide synthesis in organic solve nts at elevated reaction temperature allow… More

Application of QDs-based nanotyping technology in the evaluation of chemotherapy

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Y. A. Wang
Award Amount: $400,929.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The goal of this SBIR project is to develop a multiplexing method to simultaneously quantify the expression levels of biomarkers in heterogeneous tumor tissue. The current method for diagnostic and prognostic classifica tions of biomarkers is based on… More

Magnetic Nanoparticles and Quantum Dots for Diagnosis of Early Stage Ovarian Canc

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Zoraida P. Aguilar
Award Amount: $300,000.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Ocean NanoTech proposes to develop a portable, sensitive, high throughput, low cost, and user friendly system for the early stage diagnosis of ovarian cancer using magnetic nanoparticles (MNPs), quantum dots (QDs), and a nanoelectrode array (NEA) all integrated… More

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Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Y. andrew Wang – (479) 236-7147
Award Amount: $150,000.00
Abstract:
Quantum dots (ODs) with unique optical properties such as size-tunable emission , simultaneous excitation,  high brightness, and very slow photobleaching ¿can be used as powerful cancer diagnostic tools providing the  -"'¿cile-cular¿ profiles of cancer cases based… More

STTR Phase I: Surface- and Structural Engineering of Colloidal Quantum Dots Towards Efficient and

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Research Institution: Pennsylvania State Univ University Park
Principal Investigator: Yongqiang A. Wang, PhD
Award Amount: $150,000.00
RI Contact: Jian Xu
Abstract:
This Small Business Technology Transfer Research Phase I project will develop high-efficiency two-photon lasers based on microbeads doped with colloidal quantum dots (QDs) for applications in coherent-optical coding. Current two-photon lasing materials are generally organic dyes which exhibit fast… More

SBIR Phase I: Nanoparticle Enhanced Antibody Production

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Zoraida Aguilar
Award Amount: $150,000.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project proposes to demonstrate the feasibility of using nanoparticles as an adjuvant for enhanced antibody production. A number of adjuvants are commercially available for use in animals to boost antibody production, but most of them pose potential… More

Quantum Dot-based Qualitative and Quantitative Multiplex Strip Test for Malaria I

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Y. A. Wang – 479-751-5500
Award Amount: $594,664.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Our goal is to develop easy to use, inexpensive, and sensitive quantum dots beads (QDBs) based strip test for multiplex diagnosis of human malaria infection called MAL-QDBTest that can detect as low as 1 parasite/uL ina lt 20 min assay. The MAL-QDBTest consists… More

Targeted Nanoparticles of Bismuth Organo Complexes for Spectral CT Imaging of Cor

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Research Institution: UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON
Principal Investigator: Y. A. Wang – 479-751-5500
Award Amount: $2,053,613.00
RI Contact:
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Chest pain in patients presenting to the emergency department (ED) present a clinical dilemma: transfer for emergent coronary revascularization, admit overnight for cardiac telemetry and stress testing, or discharge home with medical follow-up. In this proposal,… More

OTHER FUNCTIONS TARGET SPECIFIC AND DRUG LOADED IRON OXIDE NANOPARTICLES FOR CANCER IMAGING AND THERAPY.

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Andrew Wang – 479-236-7147
Award Amount: $1,200,000.00
Abstract:
Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer and the second leading cause of cancer death among women with more than one million new cases and 370,000 deaths worldwide yearly. Chemotherapy drugs, such as Doxorubicin, have been used in both pre- and post-operative adjuvant therapy or as the main… More

IGF::OT::IGF OTHER FUNCTIONS RandD- MEDICAL: BIOMEDICAL (BASIC RESEARCH), MULTI-BIOMARKER IMAGING USING QUANTUM DOTS FOR PREDICTION OF HPV-ASSOCIATED CANCER

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Y. andrew Wang – 479-236-7147
Award Amount: $1,000,000.00
Abstract:
The goal of this project is to develop multiple-biomarker imaging for detection of human papillomavirus (HPV) associated human cancer. Quantum dots (QDs) with multiple emission colors were chosen as optical probes to label the biomarkers on tissue. Attribute to the unique optical properties of… More

Quantum Dots for Quantitative Multiplex strips test for Folate and Surrogate Metabolites.

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Zoraida Aguilar
Award Amount: $150,000.00
Abstract:
Our goal is to develop easy1to use, inexpensive, and sensitive quantum dots(QDs) or quantum dots nano beads (QDnBs or QDBs) based rapid diagnostic strip test for folate and surrogate metabolites (homocysteine and methylmalonate) in a multiplex assay using quantum dots/quantum dots nano beads based… More