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Kulira Technologies Inc.

Kulira Technologies goal is to become the gold standard for safe, low cost shipping and room temperature storage of bio-specimens globally, an $800M market.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Biotechnology
  • Location Peoria, AZ, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded August 2012
  • Employees 2
  • Website

Company Summary

Kulira Technologies has developed Solid State Biologic Preservation at ambient temperatures. The fast setting bio friendly polymer epoxy, once mixed, transitions from a liquid to solid state, encapsulating the tissue or bio specimen in a solid and clear polymer media that preserves the RNA, DNA and Proteins at ambient temperatures for more than two weeks. The product is supplied in poly/foil burst packets for easy handling and transportation.


  • Mark Banister, co-founder and inventor of the Kulira proprietary gel technology, has 12 issued patents and over 30 pending patents, has authored several published technical papers on smart polymer materials and devices. Mark was PI on over $1.6M in grant funding and leveraged that into $6M for his last startup Medipacs Inc. Mark has over 35 years experience in business, product design, polymer chemistry, mechanical engineering, manufacturing.

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    David Chan
    Operations Manager

    David Chan received his MBA with a specialization in marketing analysis and distribution management. He has launched five companies in various industries and has experience as an entrepreneurial consultant. David contributed to the launch of the $50M Camp Verde Project, a venture featuring eight separate business lines designed to bolster the community of Camp Verde, Arizona.

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    Betty Weaver
    Chief Financial Officer

    Betty Weaver has >11 years of experience as a Controller and CFO for small and mid-sized privately-held companies. Her experience includes the development and implementation of financial policies and procedures, corporate valuations, designing and implementing accounting, information technology, and control systems. Betty will aid in the financial management of the company, development of profit maximization strategies, and capital acquisition.


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    Paul Tauber, Esq.
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    Betty Weaver, CPA

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