The company develops unique molecular delivery systems. Its spherical micrometer sizes polymer particles act like micro sponges and absorb molecules while the sub-micrometer sized Hollow silica shells have an internal void space and act much like a standard container.
Keystone Nano has an exclusive license to Penn State patented technology that allows the creation of stable, non-toxic, 5 to 50 nm-composite particles that they call Molecular Dots (MDs). These Molecular Dots can encapsulate drugs and/or fluorescent molecules.
The combination of a protected blood transporting nanocarrier system and a tumor specific activation technology makes LiPlasome Pharma very competitive in a commercially attractive and dynamic anticancer market, where drug delivery systems will gain increasing importance over the coming years.
Living Cell is developing cell-based products to treat life threatening human diseases. The company has developed proprietary nanobiocapsules which allow encapsulated pig insulin producing cells, DiabeCell, to be implanted without the use of toxic immune suppressive drugs.
Makefield Therapeutics has licensed Intellectual Property covering a novel platform technology from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University for the generation of powders comprised of hydrogel/glassy matrix (hybrid) nanoparticles that in a first application are delivering controlled and sustained therapeutic levels of gaseous nitric oxide
Nanocopoeia is a therapeutic particle engineering company providing nano-enabled particle design, services, and equipment to the pharmaceutical industry. Their patented ElectroNanospray™ (ENS) process is used to produce homogeneous nanoparticles in a unique one-step continuous process. They have the ability to engineer multicomponent particles. ENS is a non-destructive process operating at ambient temperature and pressure. The modular equipment design allows for easy entry at R&D scale moving to pilot and full scale production.
NanoMedical Systems (NMS) is a startup company, which will commercialize the patented research of Dr. Mauro Ferrari at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston, a sponsored research site and a source of licensed IP for NMS. The company's Personalized Molecular Drug-delivery System (PMDS) is a small drug delivery device that is implanted subcutaneously (just under the skin) for slow and consistent release of a therapeutic agent over many weeks or months. A nanochannel delivery system (nDS) embodied on a silicon chip regulates the flow of therapeutic molecules.
NanoStar Health aims to become a global leader in the emerging technology arena of nanomedical devices specifically designed for premature infants. The Company began operations in March 2009 and was incorporated in May 2009 to capitalize on the founder's expertise in nanotechnology, neonatal and pediatric medicine, and medical device commercialization.
An early stage therapeutic drug company, NanoVector Inc. is commercializing a patent pending nanoparticle drug delivery system developed at North Carolina State University. The NanoVector nanoparticle is a plant virus. Central to our technology, this virus, which has evolved over millions of years, has several inherent characteristics essential for a successful nanoparticle delivery system and superior to any designed and engineered by humans.
NOD Pharmaceuticals uses patented platform technology, nanoparticle oral delivery or NOD technology, to develop oral formulations for biopharmaceuticals, including insulin, exenatide, interferon, human growth hormone and more.