Valitor News Archive:
April 1, 2016
Valitor has been awarded a Phase I SBIR grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences. This project will support the translation of our wound healing platform to a wider range of growth factors and other therapeutic proteins that have demonstrated safety in previous clinical studies. The results of this award will facilitate strategic partnerships and commercialization of our technology.
October 28, 2015
Valitor has been accepted into the Spring 2016 cohort at SkyDeck. SkyDeck is a joint venture of UC Berkeley’s College of Engineering, the Haas School of Business, and the Vice Chancellor for Research Office. This unique ecosystem, is designed to give startup companies the opportunity to launch and compete with industry leaders.
October 7, 2015
Valitor, Inc. has been selected into the 2015-16 NIH SBIR/STTR Commercialization Accelerator Program (CAP) for Phase II awardees. The CAP is a technical assistance program to help efficiently move NIH-funded technology towards commercialization. It is co-sponsored by the LARTA institute, which offers accelerator programs for entrepreneur and commercialization training to startup companies and university spin outs.
July 30, 2015
Valitor has been selected to participate in the Fall 2015 session of the All Stars FAST Advisory Program. The FAST program is sponsored by the California Life Sciences Institute and provides select entrepreneurs with intensive team review and coaching to perfect their business model, product development plans, and to build a compelling commercialization strategy.
December 1, 2014
Valitor has recruited and hired Mavish Mahomed to join our team as a research associate. Mavish is a recent graduate of the UC Davis department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology. She has extensive experience in methods of protein synthesis and characterization. She will apply her knowledge in these areas to expand our protein conjugation platform and to develop bioassays to validate their capabilities.
May 1, 2014:
Valitor has been awarded a Phase II SBIR grant from the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases. This project will enable us to refine an IND-candidate for our lead compound, as well as to identify additional related applications for our multivalent protein conjugation technology.
August 12, 2013:
Valitor has been awarded a Phase I SBIR grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences. This project is designed to investigate the use of our multivalent protein technology to accelerate wound closure for a wider set of indications related to impaired wound healing.
October 22, 2012:
Valitor, Inc. has successfully recruited and hired Taylor Holstlaw to join our team as a research associate. Taylor has worked for life sciences startup companies since graduating from the UC Berkeley Department of Bioengineering, and she will apply her experience in assay development and process optimization to the R&D for our multivalent protein conjugate technology.
September 10, 2012:
Valitor, Inc. has been awarded a Phase I SBIR grant from the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases. This project is designed to evaluate proof-of-concept for our multivalent protein conjugation technology to accelerate wound closure for patients who exhibit impaired wound healing associated with diabetes.