Cambridge Polymer Group, Inc.

BOSTON, MA 02129

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 5
Total Value of Awards $606K
First Award Date 08/01/01
Most Recent Award Date 09/01/17

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Braithwaite Gavin James Braithwaite 4
Ruberti Jeffrey W Ruberti 1

5 Awards Won

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-15-269
Budget: 09/01/17 - 08/31/18

Project Summary Retinal disorders are a common cause of debilitating vision loss. For many of these conditions, including retinal detachments and macular holes, the only treatment is surgery. The first step of all such surgeries is vitrectomy, the process of removing the vitreous gel through tiny ports in the front of the eye. Each year, 1.1 mil...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-08-050
Budget: 09/15/09 - 08/30/11

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) affects 13 million people in the United States per year [2], and some studies have suggested that at least 2% of healthcare costs result from urinary incontinence [3]. Although not a life- threatening condition, the personal cost associated with the condition, and quality-of-...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-08-050
Budget: 08/01/09 - 10/31/10

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Lower back pain affects over 65 million people in the US alone, costing an estimated $100B annually. About 12 million of these cases arise from degeneration of the intervertebral disc (IVD) through trauma or natural aging. Additionally, disc degeneration results in compromised biomechanics with frequent progr...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 08/01/02 - 04/30/04

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Tissue engineering has produced a clinically successful equivalent of human skin (Integra). Similar efforts, applied to the cornea, an avascular and relatively acellular connective tissue, should also yield beneficial results. Although two corneal constructs have been produced, there is little hope of their u...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 08/01/01 - 03/31/02

DESCRIPTION (Applicant's abstract verbatim): In this SBIR phase I proposal, we will develop a new radiation dosimetry technique for use in the ionizing radiation industry. Radiation is frequently used to sterilize biomedical polymers, and improve through crosslinking, the properties of these implants. Polymer...