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National Research Council (US) Committee for Capitalizing on Science, Technology, and Innovation: An Assessment of the Small Business Innovation Research Program; Wessner CW, editor. Venture Funding and the NIH SBIR Program. Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2009.

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Venture Funding and the NIH SBIR Program.

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CNIH List of Firms Excluded on the Grounds of Venture Capital Ownership*


Altus Biologics, Inc.

Applied Genetic Technologies Corp.

Arginox Pharmaceuticals

Argolyn Bioscience, Inc.

Arizeke Pharmaceuticals

Ascenta Therapeutics, Inc.

Aspect Medical Systems, Inc.

Biospect Inc./Predicant Biosciences

BrainCells, Inc.

Calypso Medical Technologies, Inc.

Cell Biosciences

Cengent Therapeutics, Inc.


Cerus Corporation



Diversa Corp.

Encysive Pharmaceuticals

FivePrime Therapeutics

GlycoFi, Inc.

Gryphon Therapeutics, Inc.

Handylab Inc.

IDM Pharma, Inc.

Infigen, Inc.

Inotek Pharmaceuticals

Lincoln Technologies

Macrogenics, Inc.


Metabolon, Inc.

MicroOptical Corporation

MicroOptical Engineering Corporation

Myomatrix Therapeutics

NanoMix, Inc.

NanoString Technologies, Inc.

Natus Medical (BioLogics)

Nephros Therapeutics, Inc.

Neurogenetics, Inc.

Norak Biosciences, Inc.

Northwest Medical Physics Equipment

Paratek Pharmaceuticals

Peptx, Inc.

Phenomix Corp.

PTC Therapeutics, Inc.

Saegis Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Sentrx Surgical/Carbylan Biosurgery

Sirtris Pharmaceuticals

Threshold Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Transave, Inc.

Traxtal, Inc.

Trellis Bioscience

Tularik, Inc.

Vion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Virxsys Corp.

VisEn Medical, Inc.

Yasoo Health, Inc.



These firms were submitted by NIH as an illustrative list of firms they believe were excluded.

Copyright © 2009, National Academy of Sciences.
Bookshelf ID: NBK26463


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