Techtown Ventures,, Inc.

Detroit, MI 48202

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 2
Total Value of Awards $349K
First Award Date 05/01/10
Most Recent Award Date 09/09/11

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Eliason James Frederick Eliason 2

2 Awards Won

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-10-050
Budget: 09/09/11 - 09/08/12

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Direct reprogramming of somatic cells with the transcription factors Oct4 (also called Pou5f1), Sox2, Klf4 and Myc1 yields induced Pluripotent Stem (iPS) cells with marked similarity to Embryonic Stem (ES) cells. When the source of the cells is patients affected by various disorders iPS cells promise to be...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: RFA-OD-09-009
Budget: 05/01/10 - 10/30/11

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The demonstration that mature adult cells can be reprogrammed to create induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs), which are like embryonic stem cells with respect to their self-renewal and differentiation capacities, has sparked a great deal of interest in this technology. The initial methods for reprogramming ...