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Company Information:

Company Name: Vorbeck Materials Corp.
City: Jessup
State: MD
Zip+4: -
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: http://www.vorbeck.com
Phone: N/A

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $568,425.00 5
SBIR Phase II $1,227,243.00 2

Award List:

Disruptive fibers and textiles for flexible protection

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: John Lettow, President
Award Amount: $69,988.00
Abstract:
Disruptive fibers for flexible armor and related applications require high modulus, tenacity, and thermal/environmental stability. In organic fibers, high stiffness arises from high molecular orientation, often coupled with high crystallinity within the polymer chains. On the other hand, the… More

SBIR Phase I: Graphene Conductive Inks for Flexible Printed Electronics

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: John Lettow
Award Amount: $149,925.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project aims to develop high-performance conductive inks based on graphene technology for the printed electronics industry. Emerging printed electronics market applications require stringent flexibility and conductivity of conductive inks.… More

Functionalized Graphene Based Supercapacitors

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: John Lettow, President – (301) 497-9000
Award Amount: $99,120.00
Abstract:
The power requirements of many devices and applications, ranging from transportation to portable telecommunications, exceed the capabilities of conventional batteries. Supercapacitors can provide such high powers due to their high charge-discharge rates and have the advantage of being stable for… More

SBIR Phase I: Functionalized Graphene-Based Biosensors

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Christian Punckt
Award Amount: $149,892.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project aims to develop specialized materials formulations based on functionalized graphene sheets (FGS) for electrochemical biosensor platforms. While carbon-based electrodes have been applied in a wide range of electrochemical sensor… More

SBIR Phase II: Graphene Conductive Inks for Flexible Printed Electronics

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Christy Martin
Award Amount: $497,243.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project aims to develop high-performance graphene-based conductive inks for printed electronics to meet its stringent cost, flexibility, and conductivity requirements. Components printed with existing conductive inks are challenged by repeated… More

Disruptive fibers and textiles for flexible protection

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: John Lettow, President – (301) 497-9000
Award Amount: $730,000.00
Abstract:
Disruptive fibers for flexible armor and related applications require high modulus, tenacity, and thermal/environmental stability. In organic fibers, high stiffness arises from high molecular orientation, often coupled with high crystallinity within the polymer chains. On the other hand, the… More

Low Rolling Resistant Materials for Fuel Efficient Military Tires

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Christy Martin, Director - Development – (301) 497-9000
Award Amount: $99,500.00
Abstract:
Substitution of standard military tires for low rolling resistance tires have yielded 7% fuel costs savings on Army demonstrator vehicles. However, tire changes to improve rolling resistance affect other areas of tire performance. A tire is a composite structure made up of different rubber… More