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Company Information:

Name: Balcones Technologies LLC
Address: 10532 Grand Oak Circle
Austin, TX 78750-3851
Located in HUBZone: No
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
URL: N/A
Phone: (512) 785-6728

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $122,027.00 1
STTR Phase I $424,588.00 4
STTR Phase II $1,299,499.00 2

Award List:

Active Vibration Isolation System for Mobile Launch Platform Ground Support Equipment

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Research Institution: University of Texas- Center for Electromechanics
Principal Investigator: Joseph H. Beno, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,885.00
RI Contact: Joseph Beno
Abstract:
Balcones Technologies, proposes to adapt actively controlled suspension technology developed for high performance off-road vehicles to address NASA's requirement for Active Vibration Control for Ground Support Equipment (GSE). This innovative approach to meeting NASA needs exploits approximately… More

Active Vibration Isolation System for Mobile Launch Platform Ground Support Equipment

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / STTR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Research Institution: University of Texas - Center for Electromechanics
Principal Investigator: Joseph Beno, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $599,949.00
RI Contact: N/A
Abstract:
During our Phase I STTR effort, Balcones Technologies, LLC and The University of Texas Center for Electromechanics (CEM) successfully achieved all Phase I objectives and developed a concept design for an active Vibration Isolation System (VIS) that fully meets all requirements defined or implied in… More

Active Electromechanical Suspension System for Planetary Rovers

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Research Institution: University of Texas, Center for Electromechanics
Principal Investigator: Joseph H. Beno, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,992.00
RI Contact: Joseph Beno
Abstract:
Balcones Technologies, LLC proposes to adapt actively controlled suspension technology developed by The University of Texas at Austin Center for Electromechanics (CEM) for high performance off-road vehicles to address STTR 2009-1 Subtopic T1.02, Information Technologies for Intelligent Planetary… More

Superconducting Magnetic Bearings for Space-Based Flywheel Energy Storage Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Research Institution: University of Texas - Center for Electromechanics
Principal Investigator: Joseph Beno, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,938.00
RI Contact: Courtney Frazier Swaney
Abstract:
Balcones Technologies, LLC proposes to adapt technologies developed by and resident in The University of Texas at Austin Center for Electromechanics (CEM) in the areas of superconducting Trapped Field Magnet (TFM) motors, magnetic bearings, terrestrial and space-based flywheel energy storage… More

Controlled Canfield Joint as Improved Gimbal for Flywheel Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Research Institution: University of Texas - Center for Electromechanics
Principal Investigator: Joseph H. Beno, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $124,773.00
RI Contact: Courtney Frazier Swaney
Abstract:
Balcones Technologies, LLC proposes to adapt technologies developed by and resident in The University of Texas at Austin Center for Electromechanics (CEM) in the areas of dynamically controlled precision actuators and flywheel energy storage systems to address STTR 2011-1 Subtopic T3.01,… More

High Energy Density, High Power Density, High Cycle Life Flywheel Energy Storage Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Richard J. Hayes, V.P. Programs
Award Amount: $122,027.00
Abstract:
Balcones Technologies (BT), LLC proposes to leverage technologies developed by and resident in BT, The University of Texas Center for Electromechanics (CEM) and Applied Nanotech Incorporated (ANI) in the areas of carbon nanotube composites (CNT) and terrestrial and space-based flywheel energy… More

Canfield Joint - Vibration Isolation System for High Precision Pointing

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / STTR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Research Institution: University of Texas - Center for Electromechanics
Principal Investigator: Joseph Beno, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $699,550.00
RI Contact: Courtney Frazier Swaney
Abstract:
During our Phase I STTR effort, Balcones Technologies, LLC (BT) and The University of Texas at Austin Center for Electromechanics (CEM) successfully achieved all Phase I objectives and developed concept designs for controlled Canfield Joint Systems (CJS) for numerous applications that currently… More