Archive for October 2015

DynSan, LLC leverages $5k Alabama Launchpad Phase 0 assistance into a $150K SBIR award from the Department of the Navy

All Roads Lead to Assistance:  The DynSAN Case Maciej Pindera, founder of DynSAN LLC, first got to know Alabama Launchpad, a program of the Economic Development Partnership of Alabama, when his company was nominated for an Alabama Innovation Award.  Dynsan, a three-person company in Madison, is a research and development contractor in the physical, engineering,…

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Alabama Launchpad programming support described as “invaluable” to helping Mobile early stage bio-tech company land $3 million NIH grant for potential life-saving treatment

In Mobile, Exscien Corporation, an early stage bio-tech company, is working diligently to develop life-saving drug treatments to repair damage to mitochondrial DNA, aiming to provide treatment for diseases, ranging from organ transplant to multi-organ system failure. The startup company recently received a $3 million federal funding boost, winning a Phase II of the Small…

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Advance Your Innovation Beyond the Idea Stage: A Case Example with Dr. Joonyul Kim

Advance Your Innovation Beyond the Idea Stage: A Case Example with Dr. Joonyul Kim The Story In January 2014, the Auburn University’s Office of Innovation Advancement and Commercialization (IAC), formerly the Office of Technology Transfer, contacted Alabama Launchpad to request a commercial assessment report on an invention disclosure from Dr. Joonyul Kim, an assistant research…

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