Escagenetics Corp.

830 Bransten Road
San Carlos, CA 94070

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 5
Total Value of Awards $411K
First Award Date 01/01/84
Most Recent Award Date 01/01/88

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
kitchell Barbara s. kitchell 4
Henkens Robert W. Henkens 1

5 Awards Won

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: National Science Foundation
Topic: 1988
Budget: 01/01/88 - 12/31/88

A NEED EXISTS FOR NEW ELECTROCHEMICAL SENSORS CAPABLE OF RELIABLY MEASURING CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL COMPOUNDS IN THE ENVIRONMENT, PROCESS STREAMS AND IN BODY FLUIDS. ELECTROCHEMICAL SENSORS BASED ON ENZYME SPECIFICITY HAVE BROAD POTENTIAL IN MEDICAL DIAGNOSTICS, ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING, AND PROCESS CONTROL. MAJOR PROBLEMS IN CURRENT COMMERCIAL ...

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Energy
Topic: 1987
Budget: 01/01/87 - 12/31/87

THE OBJECTIVE OF THIS PROJECT IS TO DEVELOP A NEW CLASS OF BIOSENSORS BASED ON THE USE OF COLLOIDAL GOLD DIRECTLY OR DEPOSITED AS A POROUS GOLD FILM. THE KEY TO THE APPROACH ISTHE IMMOBILIZATION OF ENZYMES ON GOLD SURFACES THAT PROVIDE FOR HIGHFLUX, HETEROGENEOUS ELECTRON TRANSFER. THE FEASIBILITY OF CONSTRUCTING THIS NEW CLASS OF BIOSENSORS WIL...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: National Science Foundation
Topic: 1987
Budget: 01/01/87 - 12/31/87
PI: Unavailable

IMMOBILIZED FORMS OF ENZYMES HAVE OUTSTANDING PROMISE AS INDUSTRIAL CATALYSTS TO MAKE OR MODIFY PRODUCTS; AND ADVANCES IN IMMOBILIZED ENZYME TECHNOLOGY CAN HAVE A MAJOR ECONOMIC IMPACT ON THE PRODUCTION OF FOODS AND OTHER MATERIALS. ENZYME TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH GROUP, INC. IS DESIGNING THE DEVELOPING UNIQUE CARRAGEENAN-BASED SUPPORTS FOR IMMOBILIZ...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Energy
Topic: 1986
Budget: 01/01/86 - 12/31/86

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: National Science Foundation
Topic: 1984
Budget: 01/01/84 - 12/31/84

IMMOBILIZED ENZYMES SHOW OUTSTANDING PROMISE AS INDUSTRIAL CATALYSTS. BUT WIDE-SPREAD ADOPTION OF THESE CATALYTIC MATERIALS IN THE FOOD AND CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES REQUIRES BETTER IMMOBILIZATION TECHNOLOGY. THE ENZYME TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH GROUP, LOCATED IN THE RESEARCH TRIANGLE OF NORTH CAROLINA WILL CARRY OUT RESEARCH ON CARRAGEENAN IMMOBILIZATION O...