Company Profile: NIRvana Sciences

CED Life Science Conference 2017 - Innovation Room

www.nirvanasciences.com                                                                        
Sub-sector: Diagnostic
Year Founded: 2011

COMPANY PROFILE
NIRvana Sciences is commercializing novel near infrared fluorescent dyes with ultra-narrow spectral properties to enable other companies to develop superior reagents for multiplexing diagnostic and imaging applications. We are a NC State spin-out company located at First Flight Venture Center in Research Triangle Park, NC utilizing both chemistry and biology labs with five full-time employees. NIRvana is greatly appreciative of many entrepreneurial system supporters including NC IDEA, NC Biotech Center, Blackstone Entrepreneurs Network, CED, and angel investor groups who have helped and continue to help it become successful.

FOUNDERS/MANAGEMENT TEAM
Russell Thomas, CEO
Bruce Pitner, CSO

KEY MILESTONES TO DATE

  • $1.5 million STTR grant from NIH Closed
  • $1.4 million Series A

POWERED BY
Blackstone Entrepreneurs Network (BEN); CED; First Flight Venture Center; NC Biotechnology Center; NC IDEA; NC State Office of Technology Transfer (OTT); SBTDC

CONTACT
Russell Thomas
russell@nirvanasciences.com
Research Triangle Park, NC

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