Company Profile

Heliobiosys Inc
Profile last edited on: 11/13/20      CAGE: 6LL05      UEI: MV45Y5NBX6N7

Business Identifier: Marine cyanobacteria
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Location Information

16363 Skyline Boulevard
Woodside, CA 94062
   (650) 722-2063
Location: Single
Congr. District: 14
County: San Mateo

Public Profile

A biotechnology company specializing in marine cyanobacteria, Heliobiosys uses these organisms that grow on air, seawater, and sunlight to produce a variety of complex biopolymers. These sustainably-derived biomaterials havIng applications in cosmetics, sunscreens and bioplastics, HelioBioSys has developed cost-effective ways to harvest and process them into concentrated polysaccharides and hydrogels. In September 2017 it was announced that Sandia National Laboratories was working with HelioBioSys Inc. learn whether farming cyanobacteria on a large scale would be successful in producing sugar for biofuels

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Less than .5M
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Privately Held
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Most Recent SBIR Projects

Year Phase Agency Total Amount
2023 2 NSF $1,162,595
Project Title: Purification of Mycosporine-like Amino Acids using Aptamers

Key People / Management

  Rocco Mancinelli -- Co-Founder and CEO

  Charles Krenz -- CFO

  David Smernoff