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Company Information:

Company Name: Eikos, Inc.
City: Franklin
State: MA
Zip+4: -
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: http://www.eikos.com
Phone: (508) 528-0300

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $3,279,043.00 38
SBIR Phase II $9,292,285.00 13
STTR Phase I $250,000.00 2

Award List:

Hand Held High Resolution Imagin Devices for Aircraft Substructures

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Michael Tilleman
Award Amount: $99,495.00
Abstract:
Eikos LLC will evaluate two approaches, millimeter waves and opto-acoustics, for locating edges and holes in substructure that are hidden under exterior panels and skins during aircraft assembly. These devices will work in a camera-like fashion to allow non-destructive remote imaging. Eikos has… More

TOS Enhanced Phthalonitrile Resins with MDC Composite Stitching Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Mr Joseph Piche
Award Amount: $96,452.00
Abstract:
Eikos LLC will modify and enhance the chemistry of the NRL developed phthalonitrile resin to meet the 700F TOS requirements of high temperature RTM and RFI aerospace composites. Eikos is intimately familiar with the chemistry of the phthalonitrile resin because of our efforts to scale the… More

Drug Discovery Through Geration of Gene-Sequence Tags of the P. Falciparum Genome

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Joseph Piche
Award Amount: $99,792.00
Abstract:
Eikos LLC will carry out research designed to address the shortage of drug discovery research for malaria. Using a genes first approach to sequencing the genome of P. Falciparum, Eikos will produce a library of over 2,500 gene sequence tags of P. Falciparum and analyze the resulting database with… More

Carbon Nanotube Composites for Tailored EM Radiation Shielding

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dr. Paul Winsor
Award Amount: $99,729.00
Abstract:
Eikos will develop EM radiation shielding materials suitable for incorporation into non-metallic composites. The basis of the approach is use of ordered high conductivity carbon nanotubes as developed in the laboratories of Professor Charles Lieber at Harvard University. This approach to… More

High Temperature Phthalonitrile Resin Systems for RFI/RTM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Mr Joseph Piche
Award Amount: $736,000.00
Abstract:
Eikos LLC will modify and enhance the chemistry of the NRL developed phthalonitrile resin to meet the 700F TOS requirements of high temperature RTM and RFI aerospace composites. Eikos is intimately familiar with the chemistry of the phthalonitrile resin because of our efforts to scale the… More

High Performance Capacitor Dielectrics From Self Assembled Monolayer Based Fabrication

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Dr. Paul Winsor
Award Amount: $69,736.00
Abstract:
Eikos will develop high performance capacitor dielectrics based on self-assembled monolayer buildup processing. This approach to building a capacitor dielectric will include incorporation of a graft conducting polymer as at least one of the electrodes, resulting in superior stored energy density… More

Hyperbranched Cyanocarbon Flame Retardant Additives for VARTM Resins

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Partick E. Mack
Award Amount: $99,786.00
Abstract:
Hyperbranched Cyanocarbon Flame Retardant Additives for VARTM resins address the fire, smoke and toxicity (FST) issues that have limited composite use on-board Navy warships. Eikos LLC will rapidly push the development of Hyperbranched Cyanocarbon FR Additives into a commercial reality with… More

High Energy Density Capacitors using Phosphine Oxide Dielectrics and Chemical Graft Electrodes

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Dr. Paul Winsor, Iv
Award Amount: $64,926.00
Abstract:
Eikos has proposed to develop a high energy density pulse power capacitor based on use of Polyphosphine Oxide Arylene Ether polymers. The ultra-high energy density will be achieved not only by the high dielectric constant of the polymer but also by development of a novel chemical graft polymer… More

Novel Transparent Coating for Canopy ESD Protection

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Paul Glatkowski
Award Amount: $95,216.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Joseph Piche
Award Amount: $749,411.00

Low Viscosity PETI-5 for RTM/RFI Processing

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Joseph W. Piche, President/CEO
Award Amount: $69,969.00

Platforms for Rapid Microarray Prototyping

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Jeffery Conroy
Award Amount: $119,201.00
Abstract:
Not Available This project will produce a 3D Pointer for fishbowl 3D and volumetric 3D displays. Virtual 3D displays using 2D devices have become standard tools for simulations. These displays can provide virtual environments where users may train for complex tasks. Alternatively, developers… More

Electrically Switchable Membrane for Chemical and Biological Protection

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Paul Glatkowski
Award Amount: $69,886.00
Abstract:
Not Available We propose carbon-doped polycrystalline silicon or silicon-germanium (SiGe) gate contacts for metal-oxide semiconductor field effect transistors (MOSFETs). Polycrystalline SiGe is a promising alternative for gate contacts in MOSFETs, with useful properties including the ability to… More

Novel Transparent Coating for Canopy ESD Protection

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Paul J. Glatkowski
Award Amount: $745,443.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Joseph W. Piche, President/CEO
Award Amount: $0.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Joseph W. Piche, President/CEO
Award Amount: $599,945.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Joseph Piche, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $69,983.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Pierre Leblanc
Award Amount: $99,720.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Jeffrey L. Conroy
Award Amount: $299,524.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Pierre R. Leblanc
Award Amount: $101,472.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Paul J. Glatkowski
Award Amount: $0.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Paul J. Glatkowski
Award Amount: $716,838.00

Platforms for Rapid Microarray Prototyping

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Jeffrey Conroy
Award Amount: $729,450.00

Inherently Electrostatic Dissipative Polymers for Space

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Paul Glatkowski, Vice President of Engineering
Award Amount: $69,988.00
Abstract:
In orbit, a satellite is exposed to solar radiation and to plasma, which has the effect of accumulation charge on the outer surface. On insulating surfaces in shadow, potentials of 18kV are measured, whereas the illuminated surfaces have potentials of zero. Such differences cause electrical… More

Stabilization of Enzymes for the Destruction of Toxic Materials and Chemical Agents

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Jeffrey Conroy, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $69,915.00
Abstract:
Eikos will exploit the power of microarray technology to rapidly identify and isolate a wide variety of ultra-stable organophosphorous anhydrolases (OPA's) to formulate an enzyme cocktail capable of decontaminating OP nerve and blistering agents across aspectrum of temperatures and pH's without loss… More

Next Generation Polymeric Optical Host Materials

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Paul Glatkowski, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,880.00
Abstract:
Eikos, Inc. will develop thermoplastic optical host materials that have high laser damage threshold (LDT) for next generation optical components. The world class team of researchers brought together at Eikos and Virginia Polytech will develop thesematerials with high single and multiple pulse laser… More

Selective Application of Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) Protection and Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) Conformal Coatings Onto Circuit Card As

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Nelson Landrau, Senior Chemist
Award Amount: $69,950.00
Abstract:
Eikos Inc. proposes to use a functionalized version of Nanoshield¿ (polymer nanocomposites developed by Eikos Inc.) which when formulated with commercially available conformal coatings will provide EMI shielding to CCA's (circuit card assemblies). Theadditives in Nanoshield¿ are used in such… More

High Energy Density Dielectrics for Pulse Power Capacitors

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Paul Glatkowsi, Vice President
Award Amount: $99,967.00
Abstract:
Eikos Inc. proposes to develop high dielectric constant (K), low loss nanocomposite polymers to meet the design objectives of high energy density (HED) capacitors. In the proposed Phase I program, we will apply rigorous computational techniques to predictthe properties of this new class of… More

Inherently Electrostatic Dissipative Polymers for Space

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Paul Glatkowski, Vice President of Engineering
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
In orbit, a satellite is exposed to solar radiation and to plasma, which has the effect of accumulation charge on the outer surface. On insulating surfaces in shadow, potentials of 18kV are measured, whereas the illuminated surfaces have potentials of zero. Such differences cause electrical… More

Inherently Electrostatic Dissipative Polymers for Space

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Paul Glatkowski, Vice President of Engineering
Award Amount: $599,882.00
Abstract:
In orbit, a satellite is exposed to solar radiation and to plasma, which has the effect of accumulation charge on the outer surface. On insulating surfaces in shadow, potentials of 18kV are measured, whereas the illuminated surfaces have potentials of zero. Such differences cause electrical… More

High Eneregy Density Nanocomposite Dielectric For Power Capacitors

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Paul J. Glatkowski, Vice President
Award Amount: $69,996.00
Abstract:
"Eikos Inc. proposes to develop a nanocomposite with high dielectric constant (K), low loss, and high breakdown strength, to meet the design objectives of high energy density (HED) capacitors. This technology offers substantial improvements in energystorage by lowering size, weight, and system cost… More

VALIDATION OF PROSTATE CANCER ONCOGENES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Paul Abato
Award Amount: $125,427.00
Abstract:
We propose the creation of a comprehensive tissue microarray consisting of all pathologic stages of adenocarcinoma of the prostate as a tool for testing promising cellular markers - genes and proteins that will serve as an aid to researchers in validating the potential usefulness of any given… More

Infrared Transparent Electromagnetic Shielding Utilizing Carbon Nanotubes

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Paul Glatkowski, Vice President Engineerig
Award Amount: $99,496.00
Abstract:
"Eikos Inc. proposes to develop transparent EMI shielding materials to meet the design objectives of Naval IR transparent optics. In the proposed Phase I program, single walled carbon nanotubes (SWnT) will be incorporated into inorganic polymers to impartEMI shielding while maintaining optical… More

Nonmetallic Compliant Conductive Materials for Airframe Electrical Continuity

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Paul Glatkowski, Vice President
Award Amount: $729,963.00
Abstract:
Eikos Inc. successfully demonstrated the use of carbon nanotube additives to polymer based systems, Nanoshield¿, to tailor electrical conductivity and provide electromagnetic shielding. In Phase I, Eikos used its Nanoshield¿ technology to provide 40 dB EMIshielding in a very low resistivity (

Inherently EMI Shielding Conformal Coatings

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Paul Glatkowshi, Vice President
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
Smart munitions, unmanned vehicles, and the total integration of air, ground, and sea forces has generated a significant need for advanced electronics. The drive for compact electrical systems, reduced weight, and increased heat dissipation has taxed theElectrical Engineer. A prominent area… More

Inherently EMI Shielding Conformal Coatings

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Paul Glatkowshi, Vice President
Award Amount: $728,986.00
Abstract:
Smart munitions, unmanned vehicles, and the total integration of air, ground, and sea forces has generated a significant need for advanced electronics. The drive for compact electrical systems, reduced weight, and increased heat dissipation has taxed theElectrical Engineer. A prominent area… More

Nanotube Transparent Electrodes for Nanomaterial Photovoltaics

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Research Institution: NATIONAL RENEWABLE ENERGY LABORATOR
Principal Investigator: Paul Glatkowski, VP of Engineering
Award Amount: $100,000.00
RI Contact: Timothy Coutts
Abstract:
Eikos Inc. and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory propose to develop nanomaterial transparent electrodes to enhance the efficiency of three junction solar cells. Eikos leads the world in developing transparent conductive electodes based on carbon nanotubes (CNTs). Branded as Invisiconr, our… More

Advanced Space Power Technologies

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Paul Glatkowski, CTO, VP of Engineering
Award Amount: $99,994.00
Abstract:
Eikos Inc. proposes to develop composite carbon nanotube-metal oxide transparent electrodes to enhance the efficiency of three junction solar cells. Eikos leads the world in developing transparent conductive electodes based on carbon nanotubes (CNTs). Eikos also has demonstrated that the performance… More

High Performance Hole Conducting Electrode for Transparent Thin Film PVs

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: David Britz, Senior Engineer
Award Amount: $99,999.00
Abstract:
Eikos, Inc proposes using Invisiconr, the world's only high performance transparent hole conductor, to increase the performance of flexible thin film photovoltaics (TFPVs). The most efficient TFPVs have an active layer of Copper Indium diSelenide doped with Gallium (CIGS). These devices have reached… More

STTR Phase I: Novel organic photovoltaic device construction using carbon nanotube transparent electrodes

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Research Institution: National Energy Renewable Laboratory
Principal Investigator: David A. Britz, DPhil
Award Amount: $150,000.00
RI Contact: Teresa Barnes
Abstract:
This Small Business Technology Transfer Phase I project will determine the feasibility of carbon nanotubes as transparent electrodes in inverted and top tandem organic solar cells. Organic solar cells performance is limited by series resistance, inefficient solar spectrum response, and high… More

Radiation Resistant Carbon Nanotube ESD & AR Coatings

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: David A. Britz, Senior Engineer
Award Amount: $859,796.00
Abstract:
Eikos, Inc proposes using carbon nanotubes combined with mesostructured thin films to form a radiation stable, electrostatic discharge, and antireflective layer on solar cell cover glass. This composite structure will maintain high power output throughout the operation lifetime of space based solar… More

SBIR Phase I: Inkjet Printed Nanotube Inks for Rapid Prototyping

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: David A. Britz, DPhil
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project will develop inkjet printable carbon nanotube inks for rapid prototyping of electronics and displays. LCDs, touch screens, and next generation solar cells all require transparent conductive coatings to conduct electricity while allowing… More

Developing Centrifugation Based Length Separation of SWCNTs for Advanced Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOC / NIST
Principal Investigator: Mike O'Connell
Award Amount: $89,999.00
Abstract:
Carbon nanotubes are one of the most studied and potentially useful nanoparticles known. However, presently even the purest are only commercially available in mixtures of chiralities and lengths. Even though numerous lab scale methods to separate them have been demonstrated, few offer the potential… More

Advanced Canopy and Window Materials for Improved Helicopter and Aircrew Survivability

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Paul Glatkowski, Vice President & CTO
Award Amount: $80,000.00
Abstract:
There is a need to incorporate the application of advanced transparent coating materials to reduce the exposure of aircrew cockpit and avionics to EMI and laser energy. Eikos proposes the use of new processes, structures, and materials based on low cost coating technology that exploits inherent… More

20% Efficiency Rad Hard Thin Film Multi-Junction Solar Cells

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: David Britz, lead scientist
Award Amount: $99,998.00
Abstract:
Eikos Inc proposes to create 20% efficient radiation hard dual junction thin film photovoltaics. We will utilize our unique hole conducting transparent electrode made from carbon nanotubes as an interconnecting layer between the two junctions. These devices will demonstrate high efficiency, and the… More

Large-Volume Production of Monodisperse Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: David Britz, Senior Engineer
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
The holy grail of nanotube research is to obtain batches of specific types, chiralities and diameters of carbon nanotubes. Eikos proposes to assess several methods already verified methods for producing monodisperse nanotubes for their scalability. Eikos will attempt several aqueous-based methods to… More

Nanotube Electrodes for Dust Mitigation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Paul Glatkowski, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,910.00
Abstract:
Dust mitigation is critical to the survivability of vehicle and infrastructure components and systems and to the safety of astronauts during EVAs and planetary surface operations. The proposed project seeks to demonstrate a broadly applicable and extremely space durable dust mitigation technology by… More

Canopy/Transparency Advanced Coating Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Paul Glatkowski, VP/CTO
Award Amount: $99,818.00
Abstract:
Eikos proposes to provide electrical conductivity to proven surface coating formulations to enable a complete solution to protect polymeric aircraft transparencies. Resultant nanocomposite coatings will provide the full range of protection to environmental and operational conditions by combining… More

Inherent Electrical Conductivity in Qualified Aircraft Transparency Materials

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Paul Glatkowski, VP/CTO
Award Amount: $79,978.00
Abstract:
This program seeks to impart P-static control and EMI protection within current aircraft transparencies. This will be accomplished by using multiple carbon nanotube based composite layers to impart electrical conductivity to materials used in the manufacture of F-18 canopies. Eikos, along with… More

Advanced Canopy and Window Materials for Improved Helicopter and Aircrew Survivability

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Paul Glatkowski, VP/CTO – (508) 528-0300
Award Amount: $749,848.00
Abstract:
This program seeks to demonstrate a new EMI/RF control and protective coating technology for aircraft transparencies. This will be accomplished by using carbon nanotube (CNT) coatings as transparent electrodes within multi-layer aircraft canopies, provided by Texstars Inc.. The result of this work… More

Nanotube Electrodes for Dust Mitigation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Paul J. Glatkowski, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $599,631.00
Abstract:
Dust mitigation is critical to the survivability of vehicle and infrastructure components and systems and to the safety of astronauts during EVAs and planetary surface operations. By coupling Eikos Invisicon<SUP>REG</SUP> nanocomposite conductors with existing dust mitigation Dust Shield… More

Robust, Thin Resistive Films

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Paul Glatkowski, Vice President – (508) 528-0300
Award Amount: $99,841.00
Abstract:
Modern military aircraft utilize thin resistive films on many surfaces to meet specific electromagnetic design requirements. However, currently available films, such as those based on metalized or carbon black filled polymers, fall short in offering the desired combination of durability, electrical… More

Robust, Thin Resistive Films

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Paul Glatkowski, Vice President – (508) 528-0300
Award Amount: $747,092.00
Abstract:
Modern military aircraft utilize thin resistive films on many surfaces to meet specific electromagnetic design requirements. These films are traditionally produced films do not offer the combination of durability, electrical resistance control, and material substrate compatibility that is ideal for… More