Innovative Elements, LLC

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, NJ 07632

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 9
Total Value of Awards $2.77MM
Active Awards 1 valued at $225K
First Award Date 09/09/09
Most Recent Award Date 12/01/17

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Fu Susan Fu 5
CHEN MO CHEN 1
LIU YONGXING LIU 2
Liu James Yongxing Liu 2 Message

9 Awards Won

Phase 1 SBIR Active

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-16-302
Budget: 12/01/17 - 11/30/18

Project summary Articular cartilage lesions are prevalent disorders affecting millions of Americans. Deprived of spontaneous healing capacity, cartilage lesions may further deteriorate and lead to the onset of osteoarthritis (OA). OA represents a leading cause of chronic disabilities in the U.S. and ultimately warrants total joint arthroplasty. ...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: National Science Foundation
Topic: BM
Budget: 12/15/16 - 11/30/17

The broader impact/commercial potential of this Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project is to prevent or reduce the high risk of post-meniscectomy osteoarthritis (OA) following partial meniscectomy which is a popular treatment for meniscus tears. Meniscus tears represent common lesions injuries prevailing in ~36% of people with...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-15-269
Budget: 09/20/16 - 02/28/17

Summary Low back pain causes severe morbidity and imposes high socioeconomic burden. Degeneration of the intervertebral disc (IVD) is one of the common causes for low back pain. Cell therapy is an emerging solution to restore cellularity and functionality of the nucleus pulposus (NP) of the IVD, with potential to reverse disc degeneration or re...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-15-269
Budget: 07/01/16 - 12/31/16
PI: MO CHEN

? DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Periodontitis, the inflammation of the periodontium, affects ~30-50% of the U.S. population. Untreated periodontitis leads to progressive loss of the periodontal ligament, cementum and alveolar bone, ultimately resulting in tooth loss. Bone grafting procedures are performed for patients with severe bone ...

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-11-096
Budget: 06/01/13 - 05/31/14
PI: Susan Fu

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Dentin forms the bulk of the tooth and is covered by enamel in the crown of the tooth and cementum in the root. When dental caries breaks down enamel and involves the dentin, the patient experiences pain and thermal sensitivity. The acute phase of dental pulp infection is typically associated with excruciati...

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-11-096
Budget: 06/01/12 - 05/31/13
PI: Susan Fu

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Dentin forms the bulk of the tooth and is covered by enamel in the crown of the tooth and cementum in the root. When dental caries breaks down enamel and involves the dentin, the patient experiences pain and thermal sensitivity. The acute phase of dental pulp infection is typically associated with excruciati...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: RFA-EB-09-001
Budget: 09/01/10 - 08/31/12
PI: Susan Fu

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Disparities of oral health care are a significantly under-addressed area of health disparities. A substantial population, primarily those who are socioeconomically disadvantaged and of ethnic groups including Hispanics, African Americans and Native Americans, have alarmingly poor access to oral health care. D...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: RFA-EB-09-001
Budget: 09/30/09 - 08/31/10
PI: Susan Fu

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Disparities of oral health care are a significantly under-addressed area of health disparities. A substantial population, primarily those who are socioeconomically disadvantaged and of ethnic groups including Hispanics, African Americans and Native Americans, have alarmingly poor access to oral health care. D...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-08-050
Budget: 09/09/09 - 08/31/11
PI: Susan Fu

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Dental pulp is soft connective tissue in the central core of a tooth, and maintains homeostasis of the tooth as a biologically viable organ. When caries or trauma involves dental pulp, endodontic therapies are indicated. In irreversible pulpitis, the dentist or endodontist extirpates dental pulp, and obturat...