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Company Information:

Company Name: Envirogen, Inc.
City: Lawrenceville
State: NJ
Zip+4: 08648
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: (609) 936-9300

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $2,497,159.00 34
SBIR Phase II $6,152,848.00 13

Award List:

"ISOLATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF MICROBIAL GENES FOR DESTRUCTION OF PCB'S WHICH ARE ENVIRONMENTAL CONTAMINANTS"

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Dr Ronald Unterman , Vp Res & Dev
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
The polychlorinated biphenyls are a highly stable family of compounds that have accumulated in the environment over the past 50 years at sites of their production, use, storage, or disposal. their persistence in soil and sediment and possible effects on human health have sparked an intense interest… More

LIQUID-PHASE BIOREACTOR FOR DEGRADATION OF TRICHLOROETHYLENE AND BENZENE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Brian R Folson , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $50,000.00

LIQUID-PHASE BIOREACTOR FOR DEGRADATION OF TRICHLOROETHYLENE AND BENZENE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Brian R Folson , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $445,077.00
Abstract:
The overall objective of this project is to design and operate a laboratory-scale biological treatment system capable of degrading trichloroethylene and benzene, each present at concentrations as high as 50 ppm, to concentrations of 4 ppb or less per contaminant. the process design will entail the… More

AN ADHESION-DEFICIENT METHYLOSINUS TRICHOSPORIUM OB3B FOR IN SITU BIOREMEDIATION OF TRICHLOROETHYLENE-CONTAMINATEDAQUIFERS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Mary Deflaun
Award Amount: $50,000.00

AN ADHESION-DEFICIENT METHYLOSINUS TRICHOSPORIUM OB3B FOR IN SITU BIOREMEDIATION OF TRICHLOROETHYLENE-CONTAMINATEDAQUIFERS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Mary Deflaun
Award Amount: $298,829.00
Abstract:
The pollution control field is in need of an efficient, cost-effective in situ treatment process to remediate aquifers contaminated with chlorinated aliphatic compounds such as trichloroethylene (tce). successful in situ treatment of saturated zone soils and liquid requires the presence of… More

IN MANY CASES OF GROUNDWATER POLLUTION, IN SITU BIOREMEDIATION MAY BE THE ONLY COST-EFFECTIVE, TIME-EFFICIENT TREATMENT TECHNOLOGY. SUCCESSFUL TREATMENT, HOWEVER, MAY REQUIRE THE PRESENCE OF METABOLICALLY CAPABLE BACTERIA IN THE POLLUTED TARGET ZONE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Mary Deflaun
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
. in the absence of a favorable groundwater gradient, the problem becomes one of installing enough injection and recovery wells to draw nutrients or metabolically active bacteria through the contaminated zone. electrokinetics is suggested as an in situ treatment technology for drawing charged… More

SPECIFIC PHAGE PARTICLES FOR BIO-SORPTION OF HEAVY METALS IN WASTE WATERS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Robert J Steffan
Award Amount: $65,000.00
Abstract:
Researchers are developing, by using phage display technology, bacteriophage particles that specifically bind heavy metals (mercury and chromium). random phage libraries are being generated by cloning degenerate nucleotides into genes encoding coat proteins of the bacteriophage m13. the resulting… More

Arbitrarily-Primed Polymerase Chain Reaction (AP-PCR) for the Identification of Degradative Bacteria

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Robert J. Steffan
Award Amount: $60,000.00
Abstract:
Effective in situ bioremediation relies on an assessment of the degradative potential of naturally occurring organisms at contaminated sites, and/or our ability to monitor the performance of added microorganisms. Arbitrarily-primed polymerase chain reaction (AP-PCR) involves the use of a short piece… More

A BIOREMEDIATION SYSTEM FOR THE DEGRADATION OF OZONE-DEPLETING SUBSTANCES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Mary Deflaun
Award Amount: $65,000.00

DEVELPMENT AND APPLICATION OF GENE PROBES TO DETERMINE DEGRADATION POTENTIAL AND TO IMPROVE IN-SITU BIROMEDIATION EFFORTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: R Robert J Steffan
Award Amount: $75,000.00

Dev and Deployment of Special Microoganisms for InSitu Remediation of Aquifers Cont w/Volatile Organchloride Compds

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Robert J. Steffan, Phd
Award Amount: $60,000.00

A BIOREMEDIATION SYSTEM FOR THE DEGRADATION OF OZONE-DEPLETING SUBSTANCES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Mary Deflaun
Award Amount: $300,000.00
Abstract:
Concern over the use of chemicals that potentially contribute to ozone depletion and the greenhouse effect has led to a ban on chlorofluorocarbons (cfcs) and a phase-out on the use of methyl bromide. cfc replacement compounds, the hydrohalocarbons, also have either ozone depletion potential or are… More

Utilization of Stable Carbon Isotope Analysis in the Verification of Bioremediation of Chlorinated Hydrocarbons

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Mary F Deflaun, Phd
Award Amount: $77,783.00
Abstract:
In Situ bioremediation systems, such as bioventing, have been applied at numerous sites to remediate petroleum hydrocarbons and other common organic contaminants. Monitoring the progress of biodegradation for in situ systems has been problematic. One monitoring method examined at a limited number… More

DEVELPMENT AND APPLICATION OF GENE PROBES TO DETERMINE DEGRADATION POTENTIAL AND TO IMPROVE IN-SITU BIROMEDIATION EFFORTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: R Robert J Steffan
Award Amount: $683,583.00
Abstract:
The goals of this project are to develop a method to rapidly generate gene probes to identify and monitor indigenous degradative microorganisms at polluted sites and degradative organisms added to augment natural populations, and to use the probes as a predictive tool for determining degradative… More

Dev and Deployment of Special Microoganisms for InSitu Remediation of Aquifers Cont w/Volatile Organchloride Compds

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Robert J. Steffan, Phd
Award Amount: $646,179.00
Abstract:
The proposed project involves the development of specialized bio-catalysts to remediate aquifers contaminated with volatile organochloride compounds (VOCs) such as trichloroethylene (TCE), dichloroethylene (DCE), and vinyl chloride (VC). It is hypothesized that bioaugmentation of contaminated… More

Development of Bictrickling Filters to Treat Sulfur and VOC Emissions

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: A. Paul Togna, Ph.d.
Award Amount: $70,000.00

Isolation of DNA Promotors Induced by Environmental Stimuli and Their Use In The Construction of Improved Bi

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Robert Steffan
Award Amount: $64,989.00

Molecular Engineering of a Biocatalyst for the Destruction of Chlorinated Solvents

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Robert Steffan
Award Amount: $65,000.00

Development of Bictrickling Filters to Treat Sulfur and VOC Emissions

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: A. Paul Togna, Ph.d.
Award Amount: $200,000.00
Abstract:
This Phase I SBIR effort involves the feasibility testing of a biological treatment system called a biotrickling filter to treat odorous and noxious air emissions of significance to the Navy. Sources of odors on Naval ships include holding tanks for sewage, garbage, and oily bilge. Sources of… More

SBIR PHASE I: Enhanced Subsurface Injection of Chlorinated Solvent Degrading Microorganisms

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Mary Deflaun
Award Amount: $75,000.00

SBIR PHASE I: Biosensors for Measuring Trichloroethylene (TCE) in Groundwater and Monitoring In Situ Bioremediation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Robert Steffan
Award Amount: $75,000.00

SBIR Phase I: Biodegration of the Gasoline Oxygenate Methyl tert-Butyl Ether (MTBE)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Michael Shannon
Award Amount: $75,000.00

Molecular Engineering of a Biocatalyst for the Destruction of Chlorinated Solvents

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Robert Steffan
Award Amount: $299,983.00

SBIR PHASE I: Biosensors for Measuring Trichloroethylene (TCE) in Groundwater and Monitoring In Situ Bioremediation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Robert Steffan
Award Amount: $300,000.00

Multiple Co-Substrates for In Situ Biostimulation of TCE Degradation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dr. Robert J. Steffan
Award Amount: $750,000.00
Abstract:
This Phase I SBIR project involves the use of multiple co-substrates to stimulate in situ bioremediation of chlorinated solvent-contaminated aquifers. Several groups of naturally-occurring bacteria are capable of co-metabolically degrading chlorinated solvents while growing on different… More

Biofilter Process for Treatment of Combined Paint Stripping (Methylene Chloride) and Spray Paint Solvents

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: A. Paul Togna, Ph.d.
Award Amount: $750,000.00
Abstract:
This Phase I SBIR effort involves the development and feasibility testing of an open-bed biofilter process for the simultaneous destruction of stripping solvents (methylene chloride) and paint solvents (toluene, xylene, methyl ethyl ketone, and n-butyl acetate) in air exhausts. Biofiltration is a… More

Multiple Co-Substrates for In Situ Biostimulation of TCE Degradation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dr. Robert J. Steffan
Award Amount: $99,956.00
Abstract:
This Phase I SBIR project involves the use of multiple co-substrates to stimulate in situ bioremediation of chlorinated solvent-contaminated aquifers. Several groups of naturally-occurring bacteria are capable of co-metabolically degrading chlorinated solvents while growing on different… More

Biofilter Process for Treatment of Combined Paint Stripping (Methylene Chloride) and Spray Paint Solvents

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: A. Paul Togna, Ph.d.
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
This Phase I SBIR effort involves the development and feasibility testing of an open-bed biofilter process for the simultaneous destruction of stripping solvents (methylene chloride) and paint solvents (toluene, xylene, methyl ethyl ketone, and n-butyl acetate) in air exhausts. Biofiltration is a… More

SBIR Phase I: Improved Biocatalyst for Methyl Tert-Butyl Ether (MTBE) Degradation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Robert Steffan
Award Amount: $100,000.00

SBIR PHASE I: Enhanced Subsurface Injection of Chlorinated Solvent Degrading Microorganisms

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Mary Deflaun
Award Amount: $300,000.00

A High Performance, Gravity Insensitive, Enclosed Aeroponic System for Food Production in Space

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $69,242.00

Development of Stable Isotope Labeling and Deteciton Methods

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: David Scott
Award Amount: $100,000.00

In Situ Remediation of Heavy Metals Using Surfactant Foams

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
Not Available Large scale integrated systems are often plagued by sneak conditions because they are comprised of several different components that are designed independently by different groups. Design reuse, cross-pollination of requirements, insufficient system component modeling, continual… More

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Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Richard J. Stoner, President
Award Amount: $69,856.00

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Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Paul Hatzinger
Award Amount: $99,985.00

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Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Robert Steffan
Award Amount: $99,915.00

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Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Robert J. Steffan
Award Amount: $100,000.00

An Acoustically Enhanced Pervaporation Bioreactor (APB)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Robert J. Steffan, Vice President
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
65536 Gaseous alkanes such as methane, ethane, propane, and butane are the most abundant and least expensive hydrocarbon feedstocks available; however, the processes used to convert them into more useful products are too energy intensive. There is a need to develop catalysts and associated… More

Barrier Coatings for NBC Mask Rubber Materials

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / CBD
Principal Investigator: Robert Steffan, VP Technology Development
Award Amount: $69,996.00
Abstract:
This Phase I Small Business Innovative Research project will involve the construction of DNA expression vectors that will facilitate the production and secretion of high levels of peptides and other fermentation products in bacteria. The vectors willallow for simultaneous production and secretion… More

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Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Paul Mlyniec
Award Amount: $495,582.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II Project is designed to develop and demonstrate a new in situ treatment technology for the destruction of methyl tert-butyl ether (MTBE) in groundwater. The gasoline additive MTBE is the second most prevalent groundwater contaminant in the… More

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Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Paul Mlyniec
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II Project is designed to develop and demonstrate a new in situ treatment technology for the destruction of methyl tert-butyl ether (MTBE) in groundwater. The gasoline additive MTBE is the second most prevalent groundwater contaminant in the… More

Auto-folding lipases for enantio-specific hydrolysis

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Robert J. Steffan
Award Amount: $99,308.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The goal of this Phase I SBIR project is to develop a broadly applicable process for purpose of creating improved type 1.1 and 1.2 lipases used in pharmaceuticals and fine chemicals production. Lipases are useful for chemical synthesis… More

Analysis of Methyl tert-Butyl Ether (MTBE) Metabolism

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Robert J. Steffan
Award Amount: $91,178.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The goal of this Phase I SBIR research is to begin to elucidate the genetic and enzymatic mechanisms of methyl tert-butyl ether (MTBE) metabolism. MTBE has been identified as the second most common contaminant of urban ground waters in the… More

Enhanced In Site Extraction of Heavy Metals Using Surfactant Foams

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: EPA
Principal Investigator: Randi Rothmel
Award Amount: $69,975.00
Abstract:
The Phase I objective is to assess the use of surfactant colloidal gas aphron (CGA) foams for remediation of heavy metals in contaminated aquifers. One of the most important factors limiting pump-and-treat methods for metal as well as organic pollutant remediation is poor transport of extraction… More

Integrated Expression and Process Monitoring System for Biomanufacturing

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / CBD
Principal Investigator: Robert Steffan, Vice Pres., Technology De
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
"The goal of this Phase II SBIR project is to develop an improved process monitoring and control system for biomanufacturing. The completed system will include expression vectors that can be used to produce and secrete commercially useful peptides andother fermentation products, and a process… More

Integrated Expression and Process Monitoring System for Biomanufacturing

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / CBD
Principal Investigator: Robert Steffan, Vice Pres., Technology De
Award Amount: $683,615.00
Abstract:
"The goal of this Phase II SBIR project is to develop an improved process monitoring and control system for biomanufacturing. The completed system will include expression vectors that can be used to produce and secrete commercially useful peptides andother fermentation products, and a process… More

SBIR/STTR Phase i: Bioremediation of N-nitrosodimethylamine in Groundwater

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Paul Hatzinger
Award Amount: $99,976.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Phase I Project is to develop a bioremediation technology for treating groundwater contaminated with N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA). NDMA is a potent carcinogen and an emerging groundwater contaminant in the United States. Accordingly, the State of California has established an… More