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Company Information:

Company Name:
Accacia International LLC
Address:
One Tech Plaza
2113 Wells Branch Parkway, Suite 6900
Austin, TX
Phone:
(512) 782-8204
URL:
N/A
EIN:
742971514
DUNS:
084994735
Number of Employees:
2
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:
N/A
POC Email:
N/A
Narrative:
N/A

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $668,204.00 6
SBIR Phase II $1,449,991.00 2
STTR Phase I $79,994.00 1
STTR Phase II $1,348,691.00 1

Award List:

Nanosphere Beacons for Real-Time Detection In Vivo

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$98,998.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Eulalia Sequeira, President
Abstract:
Current techniques for real-time detection of signaling pathways in live cells are limited. Accacia International LLC, will develop better strategies by combining the signaling properties of molecular beacons and aptamer beacons with the advantages of quantum dot photoluminescence to produce… More

Novel Aptamer:Peptide Based ECL Assays for Homeland Security

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
DHS
Principal Investigator:
Eulalia Sequeira, President – (512) 784-1861
Abstract:
Accacia International LLC is a nascent biotech company, certified as a WBE/MBE, based in the heart of Texas and in the capital city of Austin. Accacia¿s scientists have provided consulting services and performed research work on SBIR projects in collaboration with other awardees, also developed… More

Peptide Based Assays for Homeland Security

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$750,000.00
Agency:
DHS
Principal Investigator:
Eulalia Sequeira, President – (512) 784-1861
Abstract:
Accacia International has produced a potentially powerful system for the detection of a wide variety of biothreat agents. Accacia International proposes to design and prototype a compact, handheld fluorescence polarization based sensor capable of detecting biowarfare agents. Accacia International,… More

Polyvalent Aptamer Networks

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Eula Sequeira, President
Abstract:
Aptamers have been selected against a variety of important biodefense targets, including protein toxins such as ricin and pepocin and antigens from pathogenic bacteria such as Yersinia spp. and F. tularemia. To ensure that reagents can be created for any of a variety of chemical and biological… More

SBIR PHASE I, TOPIC 239 HIGH-THROUGHPUT SELECTION OF APTAMERS AGAINST CANCER BIOM

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,944.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Pothukuchy Arti
Abstract:
N/a

T7 RNA polymerase engineering and RNA amplification

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / STTR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$1,348,691.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Research Institution:
UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN
RI Contact:
N/A
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Expanding use of microarray systems for global gene expression profiling is leading biological research, providing diagnostic and prognostic value to physicians and facilitating target discovery during drug and vaccine development. There is strong interest in… More

Oligonucleotide Enzyme Surrogate (OnES)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,963.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / CBD
Principal Investigator:
Jean Bishop, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Historically organophosphorus compounds such as insecticides and nerve agents have been susceptible to decomposition by proteinaceous enzymes. Organophosphate hydrolases (OPH) represent a practical method to deactivate such compounds peripherally and on surfaces. However, when such organophosphates… More

Oligonucleotide Enzyme Surrogate (OnES)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$699,991.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / CBD
Principal Investigator:
Jean Bishop, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Nerve agents (NA) such as sarin, soman, tabun or VX are organophosphate compounds similar to those used as pesticides but with much higher toxicity that can cause death within minutes. Use of NA weapons of mass destruction has become a real threat since the Iraq-Iran war in the 1980s and the sarin… More

The PACeR Gold - Multiplex Pathogen Identification Platform for Detection of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Infections.

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,299.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
James Lulo, Principal Investigator – (512) 782-8218
Abstract:
The World Health Organization estimates that more than one-third of the worldwide population is infected with Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB), the causative agent of most cases of tuberculosis (TB). Patients who are infected with MTB, but do not have active TB disease have latent tuberculosis… More

Probiotics for Maintaining Dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) Health and the Readiness of the U.S. Navy"s Marine Mammal Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,994.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Chitra Wendakoon, Research Scientist – (512) 782-8218
Research Institution:
Texas A and M University
RI Contact:
Douglas E. Becker
Abstract:
Marine mammals like bottlenose dolphins are maintained by US Navy's Marine Mammal Program to protect harbors and detect underwater mines. The maintenance and betterment of health of these dolphins in captivity is a priority in order to improve the fitness and readiness of these animals for… More