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ArcScan, Inc

Category: Medical / Diagnostics Instrumentations
Campus: Weill Cornell Medicine
Incubator: Center for Life Science Ventures

ArcScan, Inc., is developing Artemis 3, a high-resolution ultrasound scanner that enables eye surgeons to design phakic and accommodative lenses to reduce the risk of bad outcomes in corneal surgeries and lens implants.

Location: Golden, CO

Foundation Cornell Technology Licensed: 2007

Aufbau Medical Innovations Ltd.

Category: Therapeutics
Campus: Weill Cornell Medicine
Incubator: Center for Life Science Ventures

Aufbau Medical Innovations is an Irish Operating Company that develops novel therapeutics and diagnostics for ophthalmic diseases.

Location: Dublin, Ireland / Ithaca, NY

Foundation Cornell Technology Licensed: 2020

Bactana Animal Health

Category: Veterinary
Campus: Ithaca
Incubator: Center for Life Science Ventures

Bactana Animal Health is a global development stage animal health company. Its product development platform (FPS-4) is initially being developed for food animals and has demonstrated increases in yield efficiency, weight gain, and improved gut health through enhancement to an animal’s microbiome.

Location: Lewes, DE

Foundation Cornell Technology Licensed: 2016

Conamix, Inc.

Category: Material (Semiconductor, Energy Conversion & Storage, etc.)
Campus: Ithaca
Incubator: Center for Life Science Ventures

Conamix is commercializing high performance battery materials based on proprietary Cornell technology. The company’s unique battery materials allow higher energy density in existing lithium ion architectures and are manufactured using low cost and highly commercial methods.

Location: Ithaca, NY

Foundation Cornell Technology Licensed: 2015

Dimensional Energy, Inc.

Category: Cleantech
Campus: Ithaca
Incubator: Center for Life Science Ventures

Through effective utilization of light energy, Dimensional Energy’s HI-Light Reactor makes it possible to lower the pressures and temperatures necessary for energy-intensive chemical reactions to occur. This makes it possible to convert molecules such as carbon dioxide into feedstocks for downstream chemical and fuel processes. Dimensional Energy’s creative business model and artificial photosynthesis process aim to actively address the problem of climate change by providing profitable pathways to utilize renewable energy in carbon-intensive industries. The company has raised $1.2M in venture capital to date.

Location: Ithaca, NY

Foundation Cornell Technology Licensed: 2018

Ecolectro, Inc.

Category: Material (Semiconductor, Energy Conversion & Storage, etc.)
Campus: Ithaca
Incubator: Center for Life Science Ventures

Ecolectro develops structurally robust and highly conductive polymer membranes for a range of applications, including electrolysis and fuel cell systems that not only improve performance but also dramatically decrease costs.

Location: Ithaca, NY

Foundation Cornell Technology Licensed: 2015

Embark Veterinary, Inc.

Category: Veterinary
Campus: Ithaca
Incubator: Center for Life Science Ventures

Embark is a veterinary science-focused company specializing in canine genetics. Through the use of cutting-edge genetic testing and analysis, Embark offers 21st century pet wellness advice coupled with comprehensive ancestry, morphological trait, and genetic disease information for dog owners.

Location: Ithaca, NY

Foundation Cornell Technology Licensed: 2015

Esper BioSciences, Inc.

Category: Diagnostics
Campus: Ithaca
Incubator: Center for Life Science Ventures

Esper Biosciences aims to develop a low-cost, high-speed DNA sequencer, for use in point-of-care medical diagnostics and scientific research.

Location: Ithaca, NY

Foundation Cornell Technology Licensed: 2017

Forte Protein Inc.

Category: FoodTech
Campus: Ithaca
Incubator: Center for Life Science Ventures

Forte Protein uses a plant-based technology to produce a broad spectrum of meat, fish, and dairy proteins without the need for animals eliminating the carbon footprint involved in animal agriculture.

Location: Trumansburg, NY

Foundation Cornell Technology Licensed: 2022

Inso Biosciences

Category: Biotech Research & Production Tools
Campus: Ithaca
Incubator: Center for Life Science Ventures

Inso Biosciences is developing a cell sample preparation platform designed to perform cellular sample processing. The company’s platform separates and isolates cellular components, enabling users to perform long-read DNA sequencing and multi-omic analysis. The company joined the NSF I-Corps Spring 2020 Program in April 2020 and received $225,000 funding in the form of grants.

Location: Ithaca, NY

Foundation Cornell Technology Licensed: 2020

Kanvas Bioscience, Inc.

Category: Diagnostics
Campus: Ithaca
Incubator: Center for Life Science Ventures

Kanvas Biosciences, Inc. has developed an approach to identify dense microbial organisms at a single-microbe resolution through spatially resolved metagenomics and a combination of multi-spectral imaging and innovative software. This technology circumvents metagenomic sequencing and can be applied as a diagnostic to identify microbial communities or study tumor-microbiome relationships.

Location: Ithaca, NY

Foundation Cornell Technology Licensed: 2021

VitaMe Technologies, Inc.

Category: Digital Health
Campus: Ithaca
Incubator: Center for Life Science Ventures

VitaMe Technologies (DBA VitaScan™) has developed a smartphone based diagnostic platform enabling accurate, fast, convenient, and low cost testing of vitamins and micronutrients in the home and at local pharmacies and clinics. The company received $1.15 million of grant funding from the United States Department of Defense in 2020.

Location: Ithaca, NY

Foundation Cornell Technology Licensed: 2016

ZYMtronix, Inc.

Category: Biotech Research & Production Tools
Campus: Ithaca
Incubator: Center for Life Science Ventures

ZYMtronix is a biotechnology startup that services enzyme and pharmaceutical manufacturers. ZYMtronix immobilizes and optimizes biocatalysts for continuous manufacturing using green chemistry principles to lower the costs and increase the yields of drug manufacturing.

Location: Ithaca, NY

Foundation Cornell Technology Licensed: 2014