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Company Information:

Company Name:
Rini Technologies Inc
Address:
582 South Econ Circle
Oviedo, FL 32765-
Phone:
(407) 359-7138
URL:
EIN:
593465749
DUNS:
608777798
Number of Employees:
16
Woman-Owned?:
No
Minority-Owned?:
No
HUBZone-Owned?:
No

Commercialization:

Has been acquired/merged with?:
N/A
Has had Spin-off?:
N/A
Has Had IPO?:
N/A
Year of IPO:
N/A
Has Patents?:
N/A
Number of Patents:
N/A
Total Sales to Date $:
$ 0.00
Total Investment to Date $
$ 0.00
POC Title:
N/A
POC Name:
N/A
POC Phone:
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POC Email:
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Narrative:
N/A

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $2,134,653.00 24
SBIR Phase II $9,758,226.00 12
STTR Phase I $269,895.00 3
STTR Phase II $1,094,775.00 2

Award List:

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$64,992.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Daniel P. Rini, President
Abstract:
N/a

Advanced Cooling System for High Power Solid State Lasers

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$974,097.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Daniel Rini, President
Abstract:
Through the Phase I SBIR process, Rini Technologies Inc. has demonstrated the feasibility of using evaporative spray cooling to reduce the temperature of high power laser diode stacks below the temperature at which they currently operate. This reductionin temperature, while operating at high power,… More

Highly compact, light-weight and effective recuperator with low pressure loss for next-generation, ultra-reliable reverse-Brayton cryocooler

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$63,670.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Daniel P. Rini, President
Abstract:
"RTI will design and optimize a recuperative heat exchanger that is compact, lightweight, and has high effectiveness with low pressure loss, using a novel design concept. Based on preliminary analysis, the heat exchanger is expected to be approximately3X3X7.5 cm in linear dimensions, weigh about… More

Increased Performance of GCSEL Arrays by Improved Thermal Management

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,974.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Daniel P. Rini, President
Abstract:
This Phase I SBIR effort will demonstrate the feasibility of using RTI's patent pending cooling technology, Evaporative Spray Cooling (ESC), to enable a revolutionary GCSEL diode laser technology to be scaled to high power. The GCSEL array has the abilityto cut any material in a rapid and precise… More

Two Phase Cooling Technologies for Electric Weapon Platforms

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,981.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator:
Dan Rini, President
Abstract:
"Effective two-phase cooling techniques with high heat transfer rates and low surface superheat are essential for the thermal management of high-power electric weapons. The thermal management system must be designed and built so that it can operate on DODplatforms under realistic operating… More

Design of a Reliable Reverse Turbo Brayton Cryocooler

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,992.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Daniel P. Rini, President
Abstract:
RTI will develop a highly reliable, single-stage reverse turbo Brayton cycle (RTBC) cryocooler for space based applications. While ensuring a high reliability, the proposed design also delivers a relatively high coefficient of performance (COP), compactsize and light weight. The reliability will be… More

Highly Efficient and Compact Microclimate Cooling System for Encapsulated Personal Protection Ensemble

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,930.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Dan Rini, President
Abstract:
RTI proposes to develop a lightweight, compact, reliable and efficient microclimate cooling system that can provide heat stress relief to individuals operating under hazardous conditions or in elevated temperatures while wearing protective clothing. Thiswill be accomplished with recent advances in… More

Advanced Thermal Management of Very High Power Electronics

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,964.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Daniel P. Rini, President
Research Institution:
UNIV. OF CENTRAL FLORIDA
RI Contact:
Louis Chow
Abstract:
The proposed program will develop an integrated thermal management system to cool IGBT modules at heat fluxes up to 1000 W/cm2 while keeping the junction temperature within 125¿C. An AlN (or CVD diamond or BeO) substrate works as a good electricalinsulator as well as a good heat spreader. Water… More

Highly Efficient and Compact Microclimate Cooling System for Encapsulated Personal Protection Ensemble

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$729,551.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Daniel Rini, President
Abstract:
In this Phase II effort, RTI will develop an Ultra compact and lightweight solider cooling system for the Future Force Warrior program. The development effort proposed here targets newer technology enabled by recent advances in miniaturization technology in order to offer the design of a complete… More

Two Phase Cooling Technologies for Electric Weapon Platforms

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$741,981.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator:
Daniel P. Rini, President
Abstract:
Thermal management is critical for electric weapons on tactical military platforms. These systems pose unique challenges in that the cooling system must dissipate high heat fluxes over large surface areas with limited heat rejection, while functioning in harsh operational environments. Effective… More

Advanced Thermal Management of Very High Power Electronics

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / STTR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$494,787.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Daniel P. Rini, President
Research Institution:
University of Central Florida
RI Contact:
Louis Chow
Abstract:
The Integrated Power System (IPS) architecture of the Navy's 21st century electric warships will distribute electric power to all shipboard systems including: integrated propulsion plants, crew support, electromagnetic aircraft launching systems, high-power radar and sensors, and high-power electric… More

Innovative Diode Laser Pump Array for Directed Energy Weapons

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,917.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Daniel P. Rini, President
Abstract:
Rini Technologies Inc. (RTI), proposals to demonstrate the feasibility of a new diode laser packaging concept that simultaneously features a lower thermal resistance, a simpler manufacturing process, an innovative beam shaping device, and a more compact cooling system than any diode package… More

Heat Spreader for High Power Amplifier Device Material Stack-up

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,986.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Daniel P. Rini, President
Abstract:
We propose to develop a novel cost-effective process to produce carbon nanotube enhanced copper nanocomposites with ultra high thermal conductivity. The process can also tailor the coefficient of thermal expansion (CTE) to match those of all semiconductors. This new nanocomposite is well suited… More

Compact and Efficient Cooling Techniques for High Energy Solid State Lasers

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$98,967.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Daniel P. Rini, President
Abstract:
State-of-the-art diode-pumped solid-state laser (SSL) technologies make it possible to design 100 kWo electric laser weapons that are compact enough to be packaged into tactical platforms. These electric laser systems pose unique challenges in that the cooling system must dissipate heat loads that… More

MEMS-Fabricated, Highly Effective, Compact Recuperative Heat Exchanger for a Miniature, Reliable Cryocooler

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$98,807.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Dan Rini, President
Abstract:
RTI will demonstrate the MEMS technologies for a recuperative heat exchanger for a reverse turbo Brayton cycle (RTBC) cryocooler. In the phase I efforts, the heat exchanger would be designed for a 20 W (cooling load), 77K RTBC cryocooler. Selection of this relatively high-temperature cycle is for… More

Lightweight and Efficient Cooling System for First Responder Suits

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,841.00
Agency:
DHS
Principal Investigator:
Dan P. Rini, President
Abstract:
Clothing that protects first responders from chemical, biological, and nuclear threats can subject the individuals to heat stress. These hazardous environments require the use of PPE with level A protection, which can significantly diminish the ability of the body to reject heat to the external… More

A Compact, Light-weight, Reliable and Highly Efficient Heat Pump for

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,955.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Daniel Rini, Principal Investigator
Research Institution:
University of Central Florida
RI Contact:
Tom O'Neal
Abstract:
RTI proposes to develop an efficient, reliable, compact and lightweight heat pump for space applications. The proposed effort is expected to lead to (at the end of Phase II) a microclimate system that can remove 300 Watts of heat (in the cooling mode) requiring 92 Watts of electrical power. In the… More

Development of a 77K Reverse-Brayton Cryocooler with Multiple Coldheads

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,758.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Daniel Rini, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
RTI will design and optimize an 80 W, 77K cryocooler based on the reverse turbo Brayton cycle (RTBC) with four identical coldheads for distributed cooling. Based on preliminary analysis, the single centrifugal compressor with integrated motor will be 10 cm in diameter and 15 cm in length, and rotate… More

Thermal Management for Space Based High Energy Lasers

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,951.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Daniel P. Rin, President
Abstract:
In the proposed SBIR effort RTI will investigate an innovative cooling approach to dissipate the high heat fluxes generated by diode-pumped solid-state laser (SSL) systems. SSL systems require efficient heat transfer techniques that are capable of managing high heat fluxes and high transient loads… More

Micro-Scale Nozzle Technology Used in a Compact Thermal Management System for Solid-State Lasers

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,956.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Daniel P. Rini, President
Abstract:
Solid-state lasers (SSL's) are the most likely near term lasers that can be considered for deployment on space-based platforms. These electric laser systems pose unique challenges in that the cooling system must dissipate heat loads that are often ten times greater than the laser output, with high… More

Compact and Efficient Cooling Techniques for High Energy Solid State Lasers

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,210.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Daniel P. Rini, President
Abstract:
In Phase I of this effort RTI performed ammonia evaporative spray cooling (ESC) experiments on both 2 cm^2 and 21 cm^2 surfaces to establish feasibility and scalability of ESC to cool 500 W/cm^2 while maintaining temperature uniformity within +/-2.5C over the entire surface area. RTI's two-phase… More

A Compact, Light-weight, Reliable and Highly Efficient Heat Pump for Space Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / STTR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$599,988.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Dan Rini, Principal Investigator
Research Institution:
University of Central Florida
RI Contact:
Dan Rini
Abstract:
Extra-vehicular activities (EVA) on the Moon and Mars will require suits with sophisticated thermal control systems allowing astronauts to work for extended periods of time. Use of consumables such as water that cannot be easily replaced should be of particular concern. In this aspect the EVA suits… More

Passive thermal Management for High-Temperature Aircraft Actuation Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,733.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Daniel P. Rini, President
Abstract:
The proposed program will develop an integrated passive thermal management (TM) system to support the "power-by-wire" technology originated with the Air Force Research Laboratory. The TM system can operate in a wide range of environmental temperature (from -55 to 200 C) and under a variable gravity… More

High Thermal Conductivity, CTE Matched Heat Spreader with MicroChannel Structures

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,979.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Daniel P. Rini, President
Abstract:
Thermal management of radar systems requires the removal of large amounts of waste heat, and in order to maximize the rate of waste heat removal it is critical that the thermal resistance of the heat path be minimized. RTI has successfully developed a nanocomposite material that has a significantly… More

Passive Liquid/Vapor Separation Using an Inertia Driven Rotating Drum

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,976.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Daniel P. Rini, President
Research Institution:
UNIV. OF CENTRAL FLORIDA
RI Contact:
Louis Chow
Abstract:
We plan to develop a passive liquid/vapor phase separation technology that is based on a freely rotating drum. The drum can separate the liquid and vapor phases with less than 1% carryover for both. It is driven by the inertia of the incoming two-phase fluid and no power is needed. The rotation… More

Passive thermal Management for High-Temperature Aircraft Actuation Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$746,863.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Daniel P. Rini, President
Abstract:
Electronic actuation systems provide many benefits to aircraft such as enhancement of the flexibility of redundancy systems; simplification of power generation and distribution systems; reduction in aircraft weight; and improvement of survivability and maintainability. The high operation temperature… More

Centrifugal Blower for Personal Air Ventilation System (PAVS)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,916.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / CBD
Principal Investigator:
Daniel P. Rini, President
Abstract:
Clothing that protects Special Reaction Teams from chemical, biological, and nuclear threats can subject the individuals to heat stress. These hazardous environments require the use of PPE with level A protection for several hours, which can diminish the body's ability to reject heat, leading to… More

Lightweight and Efficient Cooling System for Special Reaction Teams

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,942.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Daniel P. Rini, President
Abstract:
Clothing that protects Special Reaction Teams from chemical, biological, and nuclear threats can subject the individuals to heat stress. These hazardous environments require the use of PPE with level A protection for several hours, which can diminish the body's ability to reject heat, leading to… More

Passive Two-Phase FADEC Cooling System

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,986.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Daniel P. Rini, President
Abstract:
Rejecting heat from a FADEC unit 2m away over a temperature differential of only 13oC results in a very challenging problem for a LHP cycle, especially when considering the body forces expected on an aircraft. An ideal LHP cycle with only hydrostatic pressure head considerations shows that ammonia… More

Advanced Packaging for Cryogenic Spray Cooled Laser Diodes Arrays

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,624.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Daniel P. Rini, President
Abstract:
Laser diode bars have demonstrated ultra high electro-optical efficiencies >80% when operated at cryogenic temperatures

Active Heating System for Diving Gloves

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,944.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Daniel P. Rini, President
Abstract:
Divers performing deep submersion operations are often exposed to extreme cold conditions resulting in cold stress. Cold stress impairs diver performance, shortens dive duration, and creates an unnecessary health risk to divers. These issues are exacerbated at the extremities of the human body such… More

Lightweight and Energy Efficient Heat Pump

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,930.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Dan Rini, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Future Spacecraft and instruments for NASA's Science Mission Directorate will require increasingly sophisticated thermal control technology. A need exists for efficient, lightweight Vapor Compression Cycle (VCC) systems, for medium-to-low cooling loads (i.e. less than 2 kW). While conventional VCC… More

Lightweight and Efficient Cooling System for Special Reaction Teams

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$447,680.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Daniel P. Rini, President
Abstract:
Clothing that protects Special Reaction Teams from chemical, biological, and nuclear threats can subject the individuals to heat stress. These hazardous environments require the use of PPE with level "A" protection for several hours, which can diminish the body's ability to reject heat, leading to… More

Heating System for Free-Swimming Diver

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$1,749,468.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Daniel P. Rini, President – (407) 359-7138
Abstract:
Deep submersion operations performed by free-swimming divers often expose them to extreme cold conditions. This condition can induce cold stress which in turn impairs diver performance, shortens dive duration and creates an unnecessary health risk to divers. An appropriate heating solution must be… More

Lightweight and Energy Efficient Heat Pump

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$599,824.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Dan Rini, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Future Spacecraft from the JPL will require increasingly sophisticated thermal control technology. A need exists for efficient, lightweight Vapor Compression Cycle (VCC) systems, for medium-to-low cooling loads (less than 2kW). While conventional VCC technology is relatively compact and efficient… More

Untethered Diver Cooling and Heating System

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,946.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Daniel Rini, President
Abstract:
The objective of this project is to prove the feasibility and develop the components of a system for cooling a diver in the Shallow Water Combat Submersible (SWCS). RINI Technologies, Inc. is developing a Free Diver (untethered) Heating System (FDHS) for NAVSEA through a Phase II SBIR and proposes… More

Untethered Diver Cooling and Heating System

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$748,137.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Daniel Rini, President
Abstract:
The objective of this project is to prove the demonstrate prototype systems for heating and cooling a diver in the Shallow Water Combat Submersible (SWCS). Rini Technologies, Inc. has demonstrated the feasibility of a miniature heat pump and proposes to build complementary heating and cooling… More

Thermal Management of Electrical Actuation System via Enhanced Air Circulation and Thermal Energy Storage

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,931.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Daniel P. Rini, President – (407) 359-7138
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: In the proposed Phase I program, we will validate and optimize a thermal management (TM) concept for High Performance Electric Actuation System (HPEAS). The TM system does not interfere with the Environment Control System (ECS) nor the Power and Thermal Management System (PTMS). The… More

Thermal Management of Electrical Actuation System via Enhanced Air Circulation

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,989.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Daniel P. Rini, President – (407) 359-7138
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: In the proposed Phase II program, RINI will demonstrate the key attributes of a thermal management (TM) concept for High Performance Electric Actuation System (HPEAS). The TM system does not interfere with the aircraft Environment Control System (ECS) nor the aircraft Power and Thermal… More

Compact Quiet Microclimate Cooling System

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2014 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$961,437.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / SOCOM
Principal Investigator:
Daniel P. Rini, President – (407) 359-7138
Abstract:
The Tactical Assault Light Operator Suit (TALOS) is being developed by the United States Special Operations Command (USSCOM). Warfighters operating in hot regions while wearing encapsulating Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) will require a Compact and Quiet Microclimate Cooling System (CQ-MCS) to… More

Untethered Diver Cooling and Heating System

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2014 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$559,989.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
daniel Rini, President – (407) 359-7138
Abstract:
The objective of this project is to finish the development and qualification testing of Diver Heating and Cooling Systems. Both units are capable of operation from a similarly size battery for greater than 3 hours but can also be plugged into SDV boat power for very long durations. Each of the units… More