US Army awards $150,000 to SilkTech to support R&D efforts into exploring the potential ocular healing attributes of the company’s Silk-Derived Protein (SDP) material.

SilkTech received a $150,000 SBIR Phase 1 award from the US Army. The award will support R&D efforts in exploring potential therapeutic effects of the company’s patented SDP material within in vitro models of the ocular surface.