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Company Information:

Name: OXAZOGEN, INC.
Address: 1910 West St. Andrews Road
Midland, MI 48640
Located in HUBZone: No
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
URL: N/A
Phone: (989) 832-5590

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $976,142.00 11
SBIR Phase II $3,331,647.00 5
STTR Phase I $134,683.00 2
STTR Phase II $492,115.00 1

Award List:

Dendrimer - Based Oxazoine Derivative Protection Coatings

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Larry A. Milco
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
This proposal responds to the DOD requirement for a dendrimer-based coating to protect materials from chemical agent contamination and degradation due to environmental and POL (petroleum, oil, lubricant) exposure. The benefits of such protection include enhanced reliability, improved safety,… More

Dendritic Polymer-Based Protective Coatings

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Larry A. Milco
Award Amount: $750,000.00
Abstract:
This proposal responds to the DOD requirement for a dendrimer-based coating to protect materials from chemical agent contamination and degradation due to environmental and POL (petroleum, oil, lubricant) exposure. The benefits of such protection include enhanced reliability, improved safety,… More

PIBO Dielectric Film for Advanced Microelectronics Packaging

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Research Institution: MICHIGAN MOLECULAR INSTITUTE
Principal Investigator: David A. Dalman, Business Devel. Mgr.
Award Amount: $64,724.00
RI Contact: Robert M. Nowak
Abstract:
Electronics products in applications including mobile communications, work stations, small computers, automotive controls, and aerospace and military weapons systems are moving relentlessly toward smaller, thinner, and lighter formats in lower costpackages. Interconnect density requirements in… More

PIBO Film Dielectric for Advanced Microelectronics Packaging

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / STTR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Research Institution: MICHIGAN MOLECULAR INSTITUTE
Principal Investigator: David A. Dalman, Development Mgr.
Award Amount: $492,115.00
RI Contact: Ardith Chapman
Abstract:
This proposal is the result of the successful completion of a Phase I program of the same name (contract F33615-01-M-2174). The purpose of this program is to extend that research and development program into the birth of an enabling new technology andproduct.Polyimidebenzoxazole (PIBO) film is a… More

Tough Polyfluorosiloxane Networks as Anti-icing Coatings For Military Rotorcraft

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Jin Hu, Associate Scientist
Award Amount: $98,846.00
Abstract:
Ice formation on projections on aircraft is a leading cause of aircraft fatalities. There is a need for efficient ice-phobic technology for both civilian and military aircraft. For military aircraft, including military rotorcraft, there are additionalrequirements of being lightweight, low energy… More

Novel, Durable, Rapid-Cure, Advanced Nonskid Deck Covering Material

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Peter I. Carver, Research Associate
Award Amount: $67,764.00
Abstract:
Nonskid coatings onboard naval ships are essential. The coatings need to be resistant to oil, chemicals, fire and moisture, while still being durable and aesthetically pleasing. Most nonskid deck coverings to date are based on multilayered systems of epoxy resins, polyurethanes or acrylics. These… More

Tough Polyfluorosiloxane Networks as Anti-icing Coatings For Military Rotorcraft

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Jin Hu, Senior Associate Scientis
Award Amount: $746,809.00
Abstract:
A polyfluorocarbosiloxane anti-icing coating system for military rotorcraft was developed in a Phase I study (Contract No. DAAH01-03-C-R239). This coating system was mechanically tough and had an extraordinarily low surface energy (water contact angle 120-123¿). The program described in this… More

Instant-Blackening Laser Protection Material Based on Combinatorial Linear and Nonlinear Approaches

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Abhijit Sarkar, Associate Scientist
Award Amount: $69,941.00
Abstract:
To date, there are no light-activated instant-blackening optical materials for use in eye and sensor protection that can properly integrate with other essential equipments. This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I proposal offers to develop materials to meet requirements of (1) fast response… More

Skin-Friction Drag Reduction from Superhydrophobic Coatings of Textured Hyperbranched Polymers

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Research Institution: UNIV. OF MICHIGAN
Principal Investigator: Jin Hu, Senior Associate Scieinti
Award Amount: $69,959.00
RI Contact: Marc Perlin
Abstract:
Previous studies have shown that superhydrophobic surfaces have skin-friction drag reducing properties in the laminar flow region, but not in the turbulent flow region. The drag reducing properties of superhydrophobic surfaces are recognized to result from air voids trapped in the surface, and the… More

Chemically Resistant Polymer-Based Oxygen Permeable Membrane for Lithium Air Batteries

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Abhijit Sarkar, Associate Scientist
Award Amount: $99,952.00
Abstract:
This Phase I program seeks to design and develop novel polymer membranes that are highly permeable to oxygen, and also impermeable to organic carbonates and ethers. The membranes will be used in the air cathode of lithium-air batteries, a unique battery system because the cathode material is not… More

Instant-Blackening Laser Protection Material Based on Combinatorial Linear and Nonlinear Approaches

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Abhijit Sarkar, Senior Associate Scientis
Award Amount: $729,720.00
Abstract:
To date, there are no light-activated instant-blackening optical materials available for use in eye and sensor protection that can properly integrate with other essential equipment. This SBIR Phase II proposal will build upon the desirable material properties obtained in Phase I, with an emphasis on… More

SBIR Phase I: Nano-scale Siloxane Hyperbranched Polymer Particles for Improved Fiber-Reinforced Epoxy Composites

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Ken A. Bruza, DSc
Award Amount: $99,916.00
Abstract:
The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) project will develop toughened epoxy resin and hardener systems for fiber reinforced composites that are well suited for resin infusion processes such as Vacuum Assist Resin Transfer Molding (VARTM). The common use of carboxyl-terminated butadiene… More

Non Focal Plane Laser Protection Technology Based on Combinatorial Optical Limiting Approaches

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Abhijit Sarkar, Senior Associate Scientist
Award Amount: $99,992.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I proposal offers to develop a solid, non-focal plane based laser protection technology that will meet the requirements of fast response time, high transparency under normal illumination conditions, and increased broadband (400 to 1400 nm) spectral… More

Radiation Resistant Elastomer Containing POSS, Phenylsiloxane and Ce(IV) Compositions for a Space Solar Cell Adhesive

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Jin Hu, Senior Associate Scientist
Award Amount: $99,963.00
Abstract:
There is an unmet need for an adhesive for advanced multiple-junction space solar cells to provide improved long-term resistance to electron, proton and UV radiation, while maintaining high transparency over the range of 400 nm to 2000 nm. The adhesive must also provide robust adhesion to the solar… More

SBIR Phase I: Oxidation Resistant Carbon Supports For Fuel Cells

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Dennis Hucul, PhD
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project deals with improving the long-term durability of fuel cells. Polymer electrolyte membrane (PEM) fuel cells offer a potential environmentally friendly source of power but performance improvements are required before costs justify more widespread… More

Radiation Resistant Elastomer Containing POSS, Phenylsiloxane and Ce(IV) Compositions for a Space Solar Cell Adhesive

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Claire Hartmann-Thompson, Senior Associate Scientis
Award Amount: $632,983.00
Abstract:
This SBIR Phase II program will develop a space solar cell adhesive that will lose less than 3% transmittance from 400 nm to 2000 nm after 15 years in geosynchronous or medium earth orbit. In order to achieve this, transmission, adhesion, and proton-, electron- and UV-resistance must all be… More

Radiation Resistant and Conformable Polyhedral Oligosilsesquioxane (POSS) Protective Coatings for Flexible Space Solar Cells

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Claire Hartmann-Thompson, Senior Associate Scientist
Award Amount: $99,777.00
Abstract:
This SBIR Phase I program will develop a flexible space solar cell coating that will lose less than 5% transmittance from 350 nm to 2000 nm after 15 years in geosynchronous orbit or 5 years in low earth orbit. The current standard space solar cell sealing material, DC-93-500, is vulnerable to… More

SBIR Phase II:Oxidation Resistant Carbon Supports For Fuel Cells

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Dennis Hucul
Award Amount: $472,135.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project addresses the need in the marketplace for fuel cells with improved durability. Polymer electrolyte membrane (PEM) fuel cells offer a potential environmentally friendly source of power, but performance improvements are required before… More

Form-Fitting HAZMAT Diving Suit System for Protection Against Contaminated Water for Free-Swimming Diver

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Peter Carver, Associate Scientist
Award Amount: $69,991.00
Abstract:
Dry diving suits currently available for use in category 1 contaminated water are not elastomeric. They are bulky, heavy, require assistance with both donning and removing and are therefore incompatible with the precepts of speed, agility, maneuverability and stealth, which form the foundation of… More