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Company Information:

Company Name: NANO TERRA, INC.
City: Brighton
State: MA
Zip+4: 02135-1104
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Phone: (301) 270-0671

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,037,936.00 9
SBIR Phase II $4,026,331.00 4

Award List:

Affordable Electro-Magnetic Interference (EMI) Grid Application

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Brian Mayers, Senior Scientists
Award Amount: $69,440.00
Abstract:
In this document, Nano-Terra proposes to develop a repeatable, low-cost method for the application of a rectangular grid with very small feature sizes to a concave surface in order to protect sensitive missile systems from electromagnetic interference. To accomplish this goal, Nano-Terra will apply… More

Using Nanowires to Improve Environmental Protection of Zinc Sulfide

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: David Coffey, Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $69,925.00
Abstract:
Nano Terra and its subcontractor, Raytheon Missile Systems, proposes a radically different approach to create a coating for ZnS that strengthens the materials by the use of nanowires. By carefully ordering these layers, we will not only form a protective layer, but also form a graded index of… More

Thermal Sensing and Responsive Materials for Environmental Monitoring

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Joe McLellan, Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $69,985.00
Abstract:
In this proposal, Nano Terra outlines an innovative approach to develop a flexible integrated time-temperature sensor that is easy to apply to a variety of materials and is easily read by the naked eye. Furthermore, our device will be based off of technology that will allow us to rapidly produce a… More

Affordable Electro-Magnetic Interference (EMI) Grid Application

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Brian Mayers, Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $729,943.00
Abstract:
In this document, Nano Terra (and its partner, Surmet) describes its approach to build on its success in Phase I, in which our researchers proved that Soft Lithography can be used to cost-effectively decorate the inside of a dome with a fine gold grid. We estimate that our final process will cost at… More

Affordable Electro-Magnetic Interference (EMI) Grid Application

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Brian Mayers, Senior Scientist – (617) 621-8506
Award Amount: $1,547,950.00
Abstract:
In this document, Nano Terra (and its partner, Surmet) describes its approach to build on its success in Phase I, in which our researchers proved that Soft Lithography can be used to cost-effectively decorate the inside of a dome with a fine gold grid. We estimate that our final process will cost at… More

Development of a Novel Highly-Efficient Nanofiber-based CO2 Absorbing Material

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / SOCOM
Principal Investigator: Joseph McLellan, Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $99,831.00
Abstract:
Nano Terra proposes the design and development of nanofiber-based CO2 absorbing materials which will increase the sorbent capacity while decreasing breathing resistance and increasing the rate of CO2 absorption. Metal oxide nanofibers capable of absorbing CO2 will be fabricated using… More

Anti-reflective Nanowire Coatings for IR Optics

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Joseph McLellan, Senior Scientist – (617) 621-8500
Award Amount: $748,821.00
Abstract:
Nano Terra proposes a novel approach utilizing nanowires to decrease the retroreflectivity of night vision systems. We will develop nanowire GRIN coatings for IR optics and, in particular, germanium windows. The coatings will minimize or eliminate retroflection at visible wavelengths, preserve or… More

Lithography-free Manufacturing of Polymer Photonic Devices

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Matthew Stewart, Senior Scientist – (617) 621-8500
Award Amount: $148,969.00
Abstract:
Photonic devices are used to produce, transmit, modulate, and detect light. These devices are widely used in the data storage and communications industries. Commercial photonic devices are typically made of rigid materials including inorganic oxides and semiconductors, however, these materials are… More

Optical Limiting System Based on Shape-Controlled Plasmonic Nanoparticles

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Joseph McLellan, Head of Govt Business Dev – (617) 621-8500
Award Amount: $79,965.00
Abstract:
The proliferation of threat lasers from multiple wavelengths present a significant danger to ground vehicle crew members looking through direct view optics (vision blocks/unity periscopes). Current technologies utilize narrow band filters to block threats at specific wavelengths of common lasers.… More

Lithography-free Manufacturing of Polymer Photonic Devices

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Mitchell Zankin, Government Development& – (617) 621-8500
Award Amount: $999,617.00
Abstract:
This program is directed at developing nanomanufacturing for photonic devices. Photonic devices are typically manufactured out of rigid materials such as silicon, inorganic oxides, and semiconductors using conventional photolithographic methods and highly dedicated infrastructures. The proposed… More

A broad-spectrum reactive nanocomposite gel coating to sequester chemical warfare agents

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Xinhua Li, Senior Scientist – (617) 621-8500
Award Amount: $99,899.00
Abstract:
Chemical warfare agents, such as nerve and mustard agents, pose serious threats to our soldiers and civilians. An efficient barrier coating which can sequester and deactivate chemical agents is urgently needed. We propose a broad spectrum responsive nanocomposite gel coating that can irreversibly… More

Single Crystal Self-Assembly

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Joseph McLellan, Senior Scientist – (617) 621-8500
Award Amount: $99,974.00
Abstract:
The overall objective of this program is to develop a practical process for the production of large crystals of BaTiO3 via solid phase consolidation of nanoscale powders. To accomplish this goal three key challenges need to be addressed: 1) a facile synthetic procedure for generating micron-scale… More

SBIR TOPIC 314: DEVELOPMENT OF A HUMAN TISSUE CULTURE SYSTEM THAT MIMICS THE TUMO

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Paul Sweetnam – 617-621-8500
Award Amount: $299,948.00
Abstract:
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