Though Lift Off, LEONID’s SBIR/ STTR Financing Program, the company is supporting a bioengineering firm pursuing the development of cloud-based bio analysis and microfluidics to help assist warfighters with rapid pathogen threat detection in aerial and field environments.
The facility is secured by the firm’s small business innovation and research award (SBIR)through the US Air Force Research Laboratory. The funds will be used for working capital, namely staffing growth and additional contract capture efforts.
“Our team was immediately impressed by the technology being developed, and the critical life-saving mission our client’s work upholds. It is an honor to help support these brilliant engineers” Chris Lay, Co-Founder of LEONID, said. “And we look forward to providing them with the scalable funding that meets their needs in a high-speed, low friction manner.”