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Company Information:

Company Name: Tasso, Inc
City: Madison
State: WI
Zip+4: 53703-
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Phone: N/A

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $546,426.00 2
SBIR Phase II $1,000,000.00 1

Award List:

Integrated, self-actuated, blood collection and biomarker purification device

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Erwin Berthier, President – (608) 556-7606
Award Amount: $149,825.00
Abstract:
Blood-based assays require upstream mechanisms to acquire sample from a patient, extract the analyte of interest, and preserve the analyte until it can be quantified. Current point-of-care assays overwhelmingly rely on lancet puncture, which is inconvenient because of the presence of blood that is… More

DC-SIGN Inhibitors for the Treatment of HIV Infection

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Erwin Berthier – 608-556-7606
Award Amount: $396,601.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Economic, logistical, and physical barriers limit HIV viral load quantification, the gold standard for HIV diagnostics. The cost of the test is high (approximately 100 per test) and the intricate equipment required limits testing to laboratories staffed by… More

Integrated, self-actuated, blood collection and biomarker purification device

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2014 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Ben Casavant, Vice President – (408) 966-5815
Award Amount: $1,000,000.00
Abstract:
Blood-based point-of-care (POC) diagnostics or remote diagnostics that require specialized equipment only available in centralized, commercial laboratories are currently limited by major logistical and technical barriers. Blood collection can be a traumatic, inconvenient, and inconsistent process… More