SilkTears, Inc

3700 Annapolis Lane North Array
Plymouth, MN 55447

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 2
Total Value of Awards $1.03MM
First Award Date 09/21/15
Most Recent Award Date 06/29/16

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Lawrence Dr. Brian Lawrence 2 Message
Nordness Joelle Nordness 2 Message

2 Awards Won

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Defense
Topic: Non-DoD
Budget: 06/29/16 - 11/29/17

The company has developed a silk-derived protein (SDP) for use as a novel ophthalmic formulation excipient that will help to treat the ocular injuries and dry eye pathology that affects over 40 million Americans annually and hundreds of millions of people

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Army
Topic: A15-061
Budget: 09/21/15 - 04/20/16

Chronic and severe eye wounds are extremely painful, and may fail to heal leading to a potential loss of vision. It is estimated that over 17% of all military field casualties are due to a traumatic ocular injury. There is a need to develop new approaches to treat the injured eye that enhance regeneration of the ocular surface. The proposed nove...