VCU start-up companies in the past 10 years 

40

Start-ups launched

24

Currently in operation

$64M

Start-up funding

8

Products to market

Select start-up companies

Based on technologies licensed from VCU Innvations Gateway

Cancer Targeting Systems

Cancer Targeting Systems (CTS) is developing a new non-viral, gene therapy-based approach for the treatment of cancer. Nanoparticles are administered systemically, distribute throughout the patient’s body and address metastatic tumours. Gene expression of a therapeutic payload is cancer cell specific, and triggers local activation of the immune system, leading to cancer cell destruction.

http://www.cts-bioscience.com

Data Blueprint

Data Blueprint is a data management consulting firm that puts organizations on the right path to leverage data for competitive advantage and operational efficiency.

https://www.datablueprint.com

Global Lyme Diagnostics

The company is marketing and selling a novel diagnostic for Lyme Disease. It is based on a chimeric protein recognizing all prevalent strains of the hetero organism causing Lyme Disease in the US and Europe.

https://glymedx.com

NIVasc

NIVasc Inc was formed to commercialize innovative non-invasive hemodynamic monitoring technologies for improved healthcare delivery, monitoring, care, and prevention.

http://www.nivasc.com

Quench Medical

Quench Medical is developing novel formulations of approved inhaler medications to significantly decrease symptoms of lung diseases. Our platform technology is able to address the entire $40 billion inhaler market. The first indication is severe asthma, where patients suffer costly exacerbations from uncontrolled symptoms.

http://www.quenchmedical.net

Respiratory Drug Delivery

RDD coordinates meetings and sessions with special interest groups such as the Inhalation and Nasal Technology Focus Group of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, the International Society for Aerosol in Medicine, and the Product Quality Research Institute, in an attempt to maximize delegate participation in important issues.

https://www.rddonline.com

Sanyal biotechnology

Sanyal Biotechnology offers contract research services to clients who seek a more physiologically relevant small animal model for their preclinical research into liver disease and other comorbidities resulting from the metabolic syndrome.

https://www.sanyalbio.com

Static Sim LLC

The company offers an anesthesia training tool which is the only training aid that demonstrates the distribution and behaviors of medications with various densities within the intrathecal space post medication injection.

https://staticsim.com

Teclison

Teclison is a venture backed company developing novel stilben derivatives for cancer treatment. The team is distinguished for their induced tumor hypoxia treatments for liver cancer with a focus in the US, EU, and China.

http://www.teclison.com

Wingspan

The company offers a nationally recognized early childhood prevention program, Al’s Pals: Kids Making Healthy Choices and the companion parent education program, Here, Now and Down the Road…Tips for Loving Parents.

http://wingspanworks.com