Impedx Diagnostics


SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 2
Total Value of Awards $515K
First Award Date 12/15/16
Most Recent Award Date 08/01/17

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
O'Connor Stephen D O'Connor 3 Message

2 Awards Won

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-16-302
Budget: 08/01/17 - 01/31/18

Tuberculosis (TB) is one of the major public-health challenges in the world today, with an estimated 1.5 million deaths in 2013. More alarmingly, the incidence of multi-drug resistant (MDR) TB is rapidly increasing, especially in low resource environments. The goal of this project is to develop an inexpensive portable system and method using whi...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: National Science Foundation
Topic: BM
Budget: 12/15/16 - 08/31/17

This Phase I SBIR project is directed at developing a portable, sensitive, and affordable device to detect M. tuberculosis (Mtb) in sputum samples and simultaneously determine the multidrug resistance profile of the pathogen, all within 3 days of sputum collection (It takes more than 6 weeks using current technology). By significantly reducing t...