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Company Information:

Company Name: Front Edge Technology, Inc.
City: Baldwin Park
State: CA
Zip+4: -
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Phone: N/A

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $604,521.00 6
SBIR Phase II $4,702,705.00 6

Award List:

Development of Novel Boron-Based Multilayer Thin-Film

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr. Simon Nieh , President
Award Amount: $73,420.00
Abstract:
41 Development of Novel Boron-Based Multilayer Thin-Film--Front Edge Technology, Inc., 13455 Brooks Drive Suite A, Baldwin Park, CA 91706-2299; (818) 856-8979 Dr. Simon Nieh, Principal Investigator Mr. Stephen Denlinger, Business Official DOE Grant No. DE-FG03-97ER82404 Amount: … More

Development of Novel Boron-Based Multilayer Thin-Film

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr. Simon Nieh , President
Award Amount: $750,000.00
Abstract:
41 Development of Novel Boron-Based Multilayer Thin-Film--Front Edge Technology, Inc., 13455 Brooks Drive Suite A, Baldwin Park, CA 91706-2299; (818) 856-8979 Dr. Simon Nieh, Principal Investigator Mr. Stephen Denlinger, Business Official DOE Grant No. DE-FG03-97ER82404 Amount: … More

Alternative Power Sources

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / SOCOM
Principal Investigator: Simon K. Nieh, President
Award Amount: $99,429.00
Abstract:
This program will develop a series of lightweight highly-reliable power sources (5, 10, and 25Wh/day capacities) for installation by SOF at remote sensor sites. Front Edge Technology's (FET's) proposed approach is to integrate ultra-high-reliability solar cells and FET's new long-life solid-state… More

Advanced Submarine Compatible Electric Power Source for Miniaturized Mine-Neutralization Vehicle Power

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Simon K. Nieh, President
Award Amount: $68,826.00
Abstract:
The proposed Phase I work will demonstrate the feasibility of developing an advanced UUV/ROV battery by adapting the LiPON technology originally developed at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). Front Edge Technology (FET) has licensed and advanced the ORNL technology, and has produced over 50,000… More

Portable, lightweight, amalgamated thin-film photovoltaic/battery combination

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Simon K. Nieh, President
Award Amount: $69,555.00
Abstract:
Front Edge Technology's (FET) work will demonstrate the feasibility of combining solar-cells and thin-film batteries to create a practical self-contained power source for Marine expeditionary forces. A subscale 28-volt breadboard system, using high-efficiency Spectrolab solar-cells, FET's existing… More

Alternative Power Sources

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / SOCOM
Principal Investigator: Simon K. Nieh, President
Award Amount: $746,097.00
Abstract:
This program will develop a lightweight highly-reliable regenerative power source for installation by SOF at remote sensor sites. Front Edge Technology's (FET's) approach is to integrate ultra-high-reliability solar cells and FET's new long-life solid-state energy-storage-devices into a robust… More

Portable, lightweight, amalgamated thin-film photovoltaic/battery combination

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Simon K. Nieh, President
Award Amount: $729,128.00
Abstract:
The Phase II program will complete the development and demonstration of a portable, lightweight, self-contained solar/battery power system that can be carried by individual soldiers to power their electronics gear (radio, NOD, etc). Phase I demonstrated the system feasibility by combining Front… More

Rechargeable Implantable Thin-Film Lithium Battery

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Simon K. Nieh
Award Amount: $193,786.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Battery-powered implantable systems are now being used in a wide array of therapeutic and prosthetic applications such as cardiac pacemakers/defibrillators, drug pumps, and more recently, neurostimulators for Parkinson' s, pain relief, and cochlear implants. For… More

Development of Rechargeable Batteries for BTE Cochlear Devices

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Simon K. Nieh
Award Amount: $99,505.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): For many years cochlear devices were primarily powered by zinc-air hearing-aid batteries. However, given the inconvenience, cost and environmental impact due to the replacement and disposal of non-rechargeable zinc-air batteries, the cochlear industry recently… More

Rechargeable Implantable Thin-Film Lithium Battery

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Simon K. Nieh
Award Amount: $749,262.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Battery-powered implantable systems are now being used in a wide array of therapeutic and prosthetic applications such as cardiac pacemakers/defibrillators, drug pumps, and more recently, neurostimulators for Parkinsons , pain relief, middle-ear implant and… More

Portable, lightweight, amalgamated thin-film photovoltaic/battery combination

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Simon Nieh, President – (626) 856-8979
Award Amount: $984,430.00
Abstract:
Solid-state thin film battery (TFB) is a new class of battery which has longer life, higher energy density, and safer than the Li-ion and Li-polymer batteries. Front Edge Technology has demonstrated the feasibility of producing large capacity, high energy density, and high specific energy TFB for… More

Development of Rechargeable Batteries for BTE Cochlear Devices

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Simon K. Nieh – 626-856-8979
Award Amount: $743,788.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Hearing loss is the number one disability in the world. There are currently over eight million Americans that wear hearing aids and approximately 200,000 cochlear implants in use worldwide. For many years, hearing aids and cochlear devices were primarily… More