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KIYATEC, Inc. performs standard and custom in vitro cell based assays through contract service offerings for the medical device and pharmaceutical industries. The company creates and utilizes live phenotypic 3D cell-based models for drug response profiling and applies them to generate information relevant to preclinical testing, clinical trials and clinical cancer diagnostics applications.
VRM Labs owns a technology for production of new natural antioxidant, called Prot-X, that is a cost-effective substitute for synthetic preservatives used in pet food. The natural antioxidant has been proven to safely increase the shelf life of pet and animal feed. VRM Labs is a spin-off from Clemson University and has received several grants for their research.
Aptus will provide sophisticated yet easy to use laboratory equipment for developing and testing tissue-engineered and regenerative-medicine products. We will work with our customers using these products to help bring their research to clinical applications. Future expansion will offer clinical grade bioreactors for these tissues engineered products.
Medical Beam Laboratories
Medical Beam Laboratories, LLC is a Clemson University spin-off company that was founded by a small group of medical physicists, engineers and entrepreneurs. They are dedicated to fighting health disparities worldwide by applying the results of their research towards the development of innovative technologies and strategies for stereo-tactic radiosurgery (SRS). They are developing a dedicated SRS device for the veterinary market that will ameliorate the lives of pet cancer patients. Medical Beam Laboratories, Inc. was awarded an Academic Start-up Assistance Program grant valued up to $25,000 to support their efforts in testing, design, patent filing and federal compliance.
Purilogics makes the Puri™, a disposable membrane chromatography column that increases purification speed and productivity during drug discovery and early stage research and development efforts. The end result helps scientists get biologics to market faster. The line of columns come pre-packed and are compatible with chromatography systems.
Elastrin Therapeutics Inc. is a biotech startup company that uses a proprietary platform to restore hardened and damaged arteries and tissue by targeting the elastic fibers that make them work.
Nectero Medical is an early-stage medical device company that focuses on producing a treatment for abdominal aortic aneurysms. The treatment uses a patented compound that stabilizes elastin and improves tissue strength.
NUBAD, LLC focuses on targeting RNA and DNA structures that are a factor in causing human disease. The company uses technologies developed in the chemistry department at Clemson University to produce novel probes, assays and small molecule therapeutic agents that target nucleic acids.