Prototype Manufacturing Grant from uFluidixuFluidix

April 15, 2017 – Shaw Mountain Technology has been awarded The Prototyping Grant from uFluidix (Toronto, Canada), a manufacturing company specialized in the scalable manufacturing of lab-on-a-chip and microfluidic devices.  This grant will cover production and development costs at uFluidix where the MSM Micropump will be redesigned using professional, scalable manufacturing practices.

Finalist for Idaho Innovation Award – Early-Stage Innovation of the Year

September 20, 2016 – Stoel Rives, in collaboration with the Idaho Technology Council, announced this year’s finalists for the Idaho Innovation Award. Shaw Mountain Technology is one of three finalists for the Early-Stage Innovation of the Year. The nominated innovation is the Magnetic Shape Memory µPump, a new microfluidic technology for research and medicine. The winner will be announced at a Hall of Fame banquet later in October.

NSF STTR Phase I Grant AwardedNSF Logo

July 1, 2016 – Shaw Mountain Technology has been awarded a Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase I grant from the National Science Foundation.  With this award, SMT will collaborate with Boise State University in developing the MSM micropump for medical and biomolecular research.

First place at the Idaho Entrepreneurial Challenge

April 1, 2016 – Shaw Mountain Technology competed in the Idaho Entrepreneur Challenge, a statewide competition where entrepreneurs vet their business ideas to three separate panels consisting of seasoned business-people, industry experts and technology developers.  The judges awarded a cash prize, donated by Zions Bank, to Shaw Mountain Technology for winning the technology category.

STTR Phase 0 Grant Awarded From SBDC

March 15, 2016 – Shaw Mountain Technology has been awarded an SBIR/STTR Phase 0 grant from the Idaho Small Business Development Center for developing an STTR Phase I proposal.  SMT aims to identify early adopters to refine the MSM micropump technology to their application.