From UCI Beall Applied Innovation News, March 31, 2021: "UC Irvine (UCI) startup Cartilage Inc., a Wayfinder team, recently received a $256,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) phase one Small Business Innovation Researcher (SBIR) grant. The funds will be used to develop their latest product, a special injectable cartilage glue designed to fix Cartilage’s and other commercially available implants and to help with the integration and healing of cartilage implants into surrounding tissues. This is the second SBIR grant the team has received in less than six months."
From UCI Beall Applied Innovation News, October 20, 2020: "UC Irvine startup Cartilage Inc., a Wayfinder team, recently received a Phase I $252,000 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The startup will use this grant to investigate the feasibility of their product Hyaleon®, a scaffold-free, tissue-engineered cartilage implant, capable of healing both large and small cartilage defects."