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Company Information:

Company Name: QM Power, Inc
City: Lee's Summit
State: MO
Zip+4: -
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: http://www.qmpower.com
Phone: (816) 537-5306

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,038,220.00 9
SBIR Phase II $3,411,161.00 6

Award List:

SBIR Phase I: High Power Density, High Efficiency Actuation for Robotic Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Charles J. Flynn, UKNW
Award Amount: $91,755.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I research proposal will demonstrate a family of high efficiency and high power density actuators utilizing Parallel Magnetic Circuit (PMC) technology. This magnetic force control technology will be applicable to any electromagnetic device. Unlike… More

SBIR Phase I: Novel Low-Cost Electric Motors for Variable Speed Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Charles J. Flynn, UKNW
Award Amount: $96,567.00
Abstract:
This SBIR Phase I research proposal will analyze, develop, and demonstrate a novel, optimized, high power density and high efficiency electric motor technology capable of operating at high speeds using Parallel Magnetic Circuit (PMC) technology. PMC technology is a breakthrough magnetic force… More

Lightweight High Efficiency Electric Motors and Actuators for Low Temperature Mobility and Robotics Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Charles J. Flynn, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,962.00
Abstract:
Space Exploration Vehicles and Lunar Surface Systems require electromechanical systems that are varied and include long life capability, high reliability, high thermal tolerance, high vacuum tolerance, significantly lower mass and volume, higher mass specific power and improved efficiency over the… More

Advanced Lightweight Scalable Marine Generators for Combatant Crafts

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Joseph Flynn, CTO
Award Amount: $79,992.00
Abstract:
The objective of this proposal is demonstrate the design feasibility of an innovative QM Power 25-30 kW combatant craft generator with a weight-to-power ratio of 20 lbs/kW or less, perform bench top experimentation to demonstrate concepts and complete a preliminary design that addresses the needs as… More

Improved Robot Actuator Motors for Medical Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Joseph Flynn, President and CEO
Award Amount: $69,980.00
Abstract:
Medical robotic applications require numerous actuation devices that must be both lightweight and efficient. In the case of mobile medical robotics, Space, Weight, and Power efficiency (SWaP) are the key performance drivers for most designs. The objective of this proposal is to design and prototype… More

SBIR Phase II: Novel Low-Cost Electric Motors for Variable Speed Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Charles J. Flynn
Award Amount: $458,194.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project furthers the research and development of a completely new low cost high efficiency electric motor for use in HVAC compressors and transportation (electric and hybrid electric) power trains. Parallel Magnetic Circuit (?PMC?) technology… More

SBIR Phase I: Advanced Portable Power Generators

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Patrick J. Piper
Award Amount: $150,000.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project evaluates a completely new low cost/high efficiency generator system called Q-Gen? Portable for use in portable recharging devices. The Q-Gen? Portable will recharge handheld electronic devices (laptops, cell phones etc) without… More

Lightweight High Efficiency Electric Motors and Actuators for Low Temperature Mobility and Robotics Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Charles J. Flynn, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $599,994.00
Abstract:
QM Power will build and empirically test Space and Cryogenic qualified preproduction Parallel Magnetic Circuit [PMC] 1-5 HP motor/actuators with electronic controllers. These preproduction prototypes will demonstrate lower operating power requirements for cryogenic motor/actuator components used in… More

High Efficiency Commercial Refrigeration Motors

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: John Lebo, Dr. – 443-672-2588
Award Amount: $150,000.00
Abstract:
Refrigeration and air conditioning in buildings, industry, and transportation account for approximately 10 quads of U.S. primary energy consumption. Motors power the equipment and control the environment in advanced cooling applications and thus their energy consumption represents a significant part… More

SBIR Topic 6b: Advanced High Power Density Generators for Hydropower Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Patrick J. Piper, Dr. – 857-350-3100
Award Amount: $150,000.00
Abstract:
Today, conventional hydropower generation accounts for 75% of the United States renewable energy generation (over 270,000 GWH) despite utilizing less than 20% of the usable hydropower available for development. Recent studies indicate that advances in lower cost higher performing generator… More

Improved Robot Actuator Motors for Medical Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Joseph Flynn, CTO – (816) 235-5054
Award Amount: $779,821.00
Abstract:
Medical robotic applications require numerous actuation devices that must be both lightweight and efficient. In the case of mobile medical robotics, Space, Weight, and Power efficiency (SWaP) are the key performance attributes for most designs. The objective of this proposal is to design and… More

SBIR Phase II: Advanced Portable Power Generators

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Patrick J. Piper
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project evaluates a low cost, high efficiency portable power system called the QM Power ?PoD?? (Power on Demand). The PoD will power handheld consumer electronic devices (cell phones, tablets, laptops etc) utilizing a rechargeable battery and… More

Advanced Lightweight Scalable Marine Generators for Combatant Crafts

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Charles Flynn, CTO – (816) 246-4200
Award Amount: $600,000.00
Abstract:
In this Phase II SBIR project, QM Power will build and integrate the high performance alternator researched, analyzed and developed during the Phase I SBIR effort with an internal combustion engine using load following power electronics and demonstrate through empirical testing in a simulated… More

3 kW High Performance Permanent Magnet Alternator

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: John Lebo, Chief Operating Officer – (816) 246-4200
Award Amount: $149,964.00
Abstract:
The objective of this proposed SBIR Phase I effort is to design, analyze, and demonstrate a high performance 3kW alternator that has no rare earth content and simultaneously is smaller, lighter, quieter and more efficient than alternators based on induction machines currently in the Armys inventory.… More

3 kW High Performance Permanent Magnet Alternator

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: John Lebo, Chief Operating Officer – (443) 672-2588
Award Amount: $473,152.00
Abstract:
QM Power will design, build and test a high performance 3kW alternator using Parallel Path Magnetic Technology (PPMT) with no at risk rare earth magnet materials that is smaller, lighter and more efficient than the existing alternator that uses rare earth magnets. The Parallel Path Magnetic… More