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ZeptoMetrix Corporation (AKA:Cellular Products Inc~Zeptogen Corporation)
Profile last edited on: 4/2/2021

Microorganisms for quality control
Year Founded
1982
First SBIR Year
1988
Latest SBIR Award
2003
Program Status
Inactive (Acquired)

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Location Information

878 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14202
   (716) 882-0920
   custserv@zeptometrix.com
   www.zeptometrix.com
Multiple Locations:   
Congressional District:   26
County:   Erie

Public Profile

In January 2021, it was announced that ZeptoMetrix Corporation had been acquired by Cole-Palmer LLC - a developer of specialized lab and industry products. The deal wasorchestrated through that firm's backer - GTCR LLC is a private equity firm focused on leveraged buyout, leveraged recapitalization, growth capital and rollup transactions. Zeptometrix (ZMC) has functioned since 1982 as a fully integrated biotechnology facility manufacturing and distributing products for the research and biotechnology communities - having laboratories at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute enabling collaboration with scientists within the Institute on new product R&D. The firm manufacture of cytokines, cytokine support products, antibodies and AIDS testing kits for research. The cytokines produced include human platelet-derived growth factors, lymphokine recombinant human interleukin-2 (rIL-2), human T-cell growth factors (interleukin-2) and human immune interferons (Gamma IFN). The cytokine support products include gentamicin sulfate, a leukocyte isolation agent and scrubbed nylon fibers for separating leukocytes from peripheral blood. Originally - in July 1999 - Cellular Products, Inc. was purchased by ZeptoMetrix Corporation, a newly formed company established by the former management of Cellular Products, Inc.

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Synopsis: Awardee Business Condition

Employee Range
100-149
Revenue Range
10M-15M
VC funded?
No
Public/Private
Privately Held
Stock Info
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IP Holdings
1-4

Awards Distribution by Agency

Most Recent SBIR Projects

Year Phase Agency Total Amount Project Title
2003 2 NIH $600,000
Assays for ROS Induced DNA Damage
2002 2 NIH $848,886
HTLV Supplemental Testing Device
1993 1 NIH $29,981
Surface protein of HTLV-1
1991 2 NIH $550,000
Neutralization of HIV
1989 1 NIH $50,000
Development of Elisia based reverse transcriptase assays

Key People / Management

  Carl Franzblau -- President

  Shawn R Smith -- President and Chief Executive Officer

  Harold C Box --

  Gregory R Chiklis --

  James C Hengst -- Co-Founder

  Lawrence D Papsidero --

  Karuna Sharma -- Vice President & Chief Scientific Officer

  Ronald Urmson -- Vice President & Chief - Financial Officer

  David Waterman -- Vice President, Operations

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