Ekos Corporation

Bothell, WA 98011

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 15
Total Value of Awards $2.2MM
First Award Date 02/01/97
Most Recent Award Date 09/30/04

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Diamond Scott L Diamond 3
Hansmann Douglas R Hansmann 12

15 Awards Won

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 09/30/04 - 08/31/05

Stroke is a deadly and debilitating disease striking 700,000 Americans each year. Nearly 75% of these strokes are ischemic or caused by blood clots which stop blood flow to areas of the brain resulting in brain cell death. Once a patient seeks medical care, the largest challenge to preventing stroke-related disability is rapidly achieving lysis ...

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 02/01/02 - 01/31/05

DESCRIPTION (Verbatim from Applicant's Abstract): The goal of this project is to demonstrate the feasibility of using ultrasound to temporarily make vascular tissue and cell membranes more permeable to deliver drug to vessel walls. EKOS has developed an ultrasound-catheter device for transmural drug delivery that may be ...

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 02/01/01 - 01/31/02

DESCRIPTION (Verbatim from Applicant's Abstract): The goal of this project is to demonstrate the feasibility of using ultrasound to temporarily make vascular tissue and cell membranes more permeable to deliver drug to vessel walls. EKOS has developed an ultrasound-catheter device for transmural drug delivery that may be ...

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 12/01/00 - 11/30/02

Stroke is a deadly and debilitating disease striking 700,000 Americans each year. Nearly 75% of these strokes are ischemic or caused by blood clots which stop blood flow to areas of the brain resulting in brain cell death. Once a patient seeks medical care, the largest challenge to preventing stroke-related disability is rapidly achieving lysis ...

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 09/01/00 - 08/31/01

Phase 2 STTR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 09/01/00 - 08/31/03

DESCRIPTION (Adapted from Applicant's Abstract): The applicant organization, EKOS, has developed a drug delivery catheter device that utilizes low energy ultrasound to enhance drug-mediated thrombolysis. Despite the progress in animal studies and human trials, the underlying acoustic and biochemical mechani...

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 06/01/00 - 11/30/00

Stroke is a deadly and debilitating disease striking 700,000 Americans each year. Nearly 75% of these strokes are ischemic or caused by blood clots which stop blood flow to areas of the brain resulting in brain cell death. Once a patient seeks medical care, the largest challenge to preventing stroke-related disability is rapidly achieving lysis ...

Phase 2 STTR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 09/22/99 - 08/31/00

DESCRIPTION (Adapted from Applicant's Abstract): The applicant organization, EKOS, has developed a drug delivery catheter device that utilizes low energy ultrasound to enhance drug-mediated thrombolysis. Despite the progress in animal studies and human trials, the underlying acoustic and biochemical mechani...

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 09/20/99 - 08/31/00

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 06/01/99 - 11/30/01

DESCRIPTION (Adapted from Applicant's Abstract): An estimated two million people a year are affected by arterial and venous thrombosis. Treatment with thrombolytic drugs is effective, but current procedures are only successful in dissolving thrombi in 70% to 80% of the patients. EKOS has developed an ultrasound...

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