Phi Optics, Inc.

60 HAZELWOOD DRIVE
Champaign, IL 61820

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 2
Total Value of Awards $894K
First Award Date 01/01/13
Most Recent Award Date 01/01/14

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Chiritescu Catalin Chiritescu 4 Message

2 Awards Won

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: National Science Foundation
Topic: BC-2013
Budget: 01/01/14 - 12/31/14

This Small Business Innovation Research Phase II project proposes to develop a faster and more accurate optical instrument for studying live cells and tissues. The study of live cells has yielded numerous discoveries (e.g. germ theory, the Krebs cycle, cell division) and is important for drug discovery and disease treatment. Live cells are trans...

Phase 1 SBIR

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

This Small Business Innovation Research Program Phase I project proposes a new instrument for imaging live cells and tissues. The instrument addresses the current shortcomings of state-of-the art techniques: expensive and invasive contrast agents that bias the results and shorten the lifetime of the experiment, extensive sample preparation and h...