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Company Information:

Company Name: Ocean Power Technologies, Inc.
City: Pennington
State: NJ
Zip+4: -
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: (609) 730-0400

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $447,001.00 5
SBIR Phase II $699,947.00 2

Award List:

Hydro-piezoelectricity: A new approach to Underwater Autonomous Power Generation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Dr. George W. Taylor
Award Amount: $69,900.00

Hydro-piezoelectricity: A new approach to Underwater Autonomous Power Generation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Dr. George W. Taylor
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
The solicitation addresses the need for a large rechargeable battery cache to be used for continuously supplying power to the rechargeable propulsion system of Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUV)s. Further, for extremely compelling economic reasons, it is desired that the recharge energy be… More

Hydro-Piezoelectricity: A New Approach to Self Powered, Remote Data Acquisition Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: George Taylor
Award Amount: $98,654.00
Abstract:
The solicitation addresses the need for an electrical generator to be used for continuously supplying power to a rechargeable battery or capacitor which powers a remote data acquisition system completer with an RF data link for data telemetry. Further, for compelling reasons, it is desired that the… More

Large-Area Appliqu¿ Removal

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Joseph Burns, Exec. Vice President
Award Amount: $98,775.00
Abstract:
The program proposed by OPT is a multi-pronged effort aimed at improving the energy conversion efficiency of ocean waves to electrical power by a factor of 5. It is about fundamental improvements in the physics and engineering of the conversion process andnot about, e.g., building larger structures… More

Efficiency Improvements in Modular Ocean Wave Powered Generators

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: David Stewart, Director, Elec. Eng.
Award Amount: $599,947.00
Abstract:
"Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (OPT) successfully demonstrated inPhase I that the efficiency of existing Wave Energy Converter(WEC) systems can be improved at least 5 times by making changesin the areas of hydrodynamic design, hydraulic system design andelectric power conversion system design.… More

Distributed Buoy Vessel Detection System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DHS
Principal Investigator: James E. Eder, Director, Systems Engineering – (609) 730-0400
Award Amount: $99,955.00
Abstract:
Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (OPT) ?Distributed Buoy Vessel Detection System? addresses the need for a forward-deployed buoy system to detect and track non-cooperative vessels. OPT proposes a network of proprietary passive acoustic sensors and COTS communication equipment, all powered by OPT?s… More

Persistent Easy-to-Deploy Stationkeeping Sonar PowerBuoy

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: David Stewart, Principal Technologist/In – (609) 730-0400
Award Amount: $79,717.00
Abstract:
Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (OPT) and its subcontractor ASSETT leverage their many years of experience with US Navy programs, energy harvesting buoys/vessels, and sonar systems to address the US Navy"s current and future needs for autonomous, anchorless, easy-to-deploy active sonar systems.… More