Metbolic Technologies

2711 S. Loop Dr., Suite 4400
Ames, IA 50010

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 1
Total Value of Awards $150K
First Award Date 01/01/13
Most Recent Award Date 01/01/13

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Rathmacher John A. Rathmacher 2 Message

1 Award Won

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: National Science Foundation
Topic: BC-2012
Budget: 01/01/13 - 12/31/13

This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project aims to evaluate the use of a marine organism for production of the polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA), docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). DHA is important for maintaining good health and is in serious supply shortage worldwide. Metabolic engineering will be used to increase DHA production i...