I  Advanced Science and Technology Commercialization Center (ASTeCC)

http://www.uky.edu/econdev/astecc-campus-incu bator





     Office Locations:

262 ASTeCC Building
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40506-0286
Phone: 859-281-6563
Fax: 859-257-2489

 

Stages:

  • Early
  • Seed


 

Industries:

  • Food & Agriculture
  • Information Technology

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    Description:

    The University of Kentucky manages the Advanced Science & Technology Commercialization Center, better known as ASTeCC. Opened in 1994, ASTeCC is UK's premier business incubator and also provides a central location for the programs and services offered by the Office for Commercialization & Economic Development, including leasing space in ASTeCC, intellectual property protection, commercialization and licensing, university-industry partnerships, and the Von Allmen Center for Entrepreneurship. Located within the engineering complex, the 80,000 sq. ft., $17 million building project was funded by the U.S. Economic Development Administration and the Small Business Administration. Thirty-five new companies have 'graduated' from ASTeCC. Startup companies and UK researchers share ASTeCC core facilities including the Center for Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CeNSE), the electron microscopy center, and the mass spectrometry facility. AgTeCC, located at the Kentucky Tobacco Research and Development Center (KTRDC), is an optimal laboratory environment for startup and emerging companies conducting research on crop-based agriculture and provides access to plant-growth and tissue-culture resources and services at KTRDC.



    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
       
       
       
    COMPANY STAGEREVENUE
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Revenue
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    $2M-$7M
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B
       
       
     

    Investment Team:


    Name   Title
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    Denichiro Otsuga Executive Director
    Larry Farmer Operations
    Tanya Floyd Leasing
    Taunya Phillips Asst. VP Engineering Commercialization

     

    Portfolio companies include:


      3H Company
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      Advanced Semiconductor Processing Technology
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      BrainChem
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      Coldstream Digital
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      CoPlex Therapeutics
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      DermVantage
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      Emagin Therapeutics
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      Escent Technologies
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      Exatherm
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      Kentucky Space
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      M2 Technologies
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      Nano-Mite Technologies
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      Naprogenix
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      New Ace Research
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      Oraceuticals
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      Outrider Technologies
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      ParaTechs
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      PureLight Labs
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      Scout Diagnostics
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      Seikowave
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      Synergetic Technologies
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      TrackFive Diagnostics


      Transposagen Biopharmaceuticals
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      Triboflow Separations
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      Vindico NanoBioTechnology
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      W-Z Biotech
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