Company Profile

Tribofilm Research Inc
Profile last edited on: 5/15/17      CAGE: 1ZCU5      UEI: UFJ5KEMVE414

Business Identifier: Optical Coatings and silicone-free lubrication systems
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Location Information

625 Hutton Street Suite 105
Raleigh, NC 27606
   (919) 838-2844
Location: Single
Congr. District: 04
County: Wake

Public Profile

TriboFilm Research Inc. specializes in surface engineering and tribological technologies. These technologies have applications in lubrication challenges involving medical devices and pre-filled containers, particularly syringes. The company's technology has been used to solve problems such as lubricant-induced protein aggregation, dose inaccuracy, and inconsistent syringe forces. Tribofilm has already commercialized two next-generation coating technologies that offer alternatives to silicone oil: TriboGlide-DS® and TriboLink-Si®

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Most Recent SBIR Projects

Year Phase Agency Total Amount
2019 2 NIH $1,724,581
Project Title: Plastic Parenteral Container with Superior Barrier Properties for Biologics
2019 2 NIH $1,753,084
Project Title: Improved Silicone Lubrication to Reduce Sub-Visible Particles in Parenteral Containers
2013 2 NIH $1,691,680
Project Title: Silicone-Free Glass Pre-Filled Syringe System for Biological Drugs.
2006 2 NIH $908,517
Project Title: Superior Scratch Resistant Coating for Safety Eyewear
2006 2 NIH $1,497,827
Project Title: Silicone-Free Low Friction Coating For Syringes

Key People / Management

  Jerome J Cuomo -- Chairman, Board of Directors and President

  Jerome J Cuomo -- Chairman and Board of Directors

  Dan Jonsen -- Principal Scientist

  Robert Mineo -- Vice-President Legal and IP

  Vinay G Sakhrani -- VP of Technology

  Jackson Thornton

  Jackson D Thornton -- Associate Director of Research

  Paul M Vernon -- Former President