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Company Information:

Company Name: Utility Development Corporation
City: Livingston
State: NJ
Zip+4: 07039-
Woman-Owned: Yes
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: (973) 994-4334

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $2,319,633.00 29
SBIR Phase II $7,709,462.00 12
STTR Phase I $169,495.00 2
STTR Phase II $499,951.00 1

Award List:

THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMER (TPE) COATED FABRIC FOR TOXICOLOGICAL AGENTS PROTECTIVE SUIT

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Harry 6. Katz
Award Amount: $42,545.00
Abstract:
During the phase i program, we propose to develop a relatively thin laminate that will have good permeation barrier and decon characteristics, along with ease of processing, heat sealing and low cost. we will make thin laminates of various thermoplastic elastomers (tpe) with fabric. these laninates… More

LOW OUTGASSING MARKING INKS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Harry S Katz , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $43,338.00

Latex Coated Fabric for CB Protective Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Harry S. Katz
Award Amount: $42,593.00
Abstract:
During the Phase I program, we propose to develop latex coated cloth that will have good permeation barrier and decon characteristics, with ease of processing and capability of high volume production at low cost. We will coat fabrics with various types of latex materials. We will also study various… More

Light Weight High Performance Syntactic Foam

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Harry S Katz
Award Amount: $58,028.00

Light Weight High Performance Syntactic Foam

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Harry S Katz
Award Amount: $170,000.00
Abstract:
During this Phase I program, we will develop a syntactic foam or similar material with less than 20 pounds per cubic foot density and greater than 200 ksi compressive modulus, which can be used to provide positive buoyancy to submarines by filling void spaces. Our objective will be achieved by… More

Breathable Release Coatings for Ceramic Tooling

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Harry S. Katz
Award Amount: $99,460.00
Abstract:
The main objective of this Phase I program will be to develop a release coating for use with ceramic tooling that will be capable of withstanding cure temperatures in excess of 700F and will have high solvent vapor permeability. The main approach will be to formulate a high temperature film forming… More

High Temperature Bagging and Sealant Materials for Composite Manufacture

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Harry S. Katz
Award Amount: $89,619.00
Abstract:
The main objective of this Phase I program will be to develop bagging and/or sealant formulations for use with high temperature (>650F) curing of aerospace quality advanced composite structures. Our main approach will be to formulate a high temperature processable resing system by… More

Integration of 3-D Woven Preforms into 2-D Laminates

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Harry S. Katz
Award Amount: $69,748.00
Abstract:
The main objective will be to investigate, develop and optimize manufacturing methods for integration of 3-D woven preform and 2-D laminates to fabricate efficient structural parts. During the Phase I program, UDC will evaluate and demonstrate the design concepts and fabrication of cost and… More

Breathable Release Coatings for Ceramic Tooling

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Harry S. Katz
Award Amount: $738,780.00
Abstract:
The main objective of this Phase I program will be to develop a release coating for use with ceramic tooling that will be capable of withstanding cure temperatures in excess of 700F and will have high solvent vapor permeability. The main approach will be to formulate a high temperature film forming… More

Dental Restorative Materials with Improved Long-Term Storage Stability, Processability and Performance

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Harry S. Katz
Award Amount: $99,699.00
Abstract:
Our main objective will be to investigate and develop, test, and deploy polymeric based dental restorative materials that are suitable for minimum 5 years storage, and are temperature and humidity insensitive for use under deployed conditions. During this Phase I program, UDC will perform the… More

Affordable, Improved Plastic Patterns for Percision Investment Castings

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Harry S. Katz
Award Amount: $99,065.00
Abstract:
Our main objective will be to investigate and develop an affordable injected plastic for pattern making of investment cast jet engine components. The developed plastic will have better cs than currently used pattern materials and will be readily moldable for fine details and… More

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Harry S Katz
Award Amount: $738,808.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Harry S. Katz, President
Award Amount: $99,752.00

Non-Hermetic Electronic Encapsulant Materials

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Harry Katz, President
Award Amount: $109,877.00
Abstract:
Our main objective will be to investigate and develop an affordable, high performance organic material formulation and application/molding process that will significantly advance the state-of-the-art in current encapsulation material performance fornon-hermetic integrated circuits (ICs). The… More

Low Flammability Non-Halogenated Vinyl Ester Resin Containing Nanofillers for Production of RTM Composite Structures

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Research Institution: THE UNIV. OF NORTH CAROLINA
Principal Investigator: Harry S. Katz, President
Award Amount: $69,829.00
RI Contact: Toby A. Rufty
Abstract:
UDC proposes to develop a low flammability vinyl ester resin that contains no halogens and has similar processibility (viscosity, cure properties) and mechanical properties to the Navy standard vinyl ester Derakane 510A. Lower flammability includesless smoke and carbon monoxide generation and… More

Lightweight Advanced Composite Hatches and Scuttles

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Harry Katz, President
Award Amount: $69,962.00
Abstract:
Our main objective will be to investigate and develop flexible, abrasion resistant, environmentally compliant, waterborne acrylic marking paint for use on Portland Concrete Cement airfield pavements. The developed paint will have reduced shrinkageupon cure and better adhesion to Portland… More

Flexible Marking Paint for Asphaltic Airfield Pavements

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Harry Katz, President
Award Amount: $69,830.00
Abstract:
Our main objective will be to investigate and develop flexible, abrasion resistant, environmentally compliant, waterborne acrylic marking paint for use on asphaltic airfield pavements. The developed paint will have reduced shrinkage upon cure andbetter adhesion to asphalt surface than … More

Interference Suppression Techniques Development for Future Combat Scenarios

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Harry Katz, President
Award Amount: $210,430.00
Abstract:
The main objective will be to optimize and improve the performance of a low stress (residual cure stress, moisture induced stress, and thermal stress), flexible, abrasion resistant, environmentally compliant, waterborne acrylic marking paint for use onasphaltic airfield pavements. This will be a… More

Non-Hermetic Electronic Encapsulant Materials

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Harry Katz, President
Award Amount: $728,935.00
Abstract:
The main objective will be to optimize the non-hermetic encapsulants that were developed and tested in the Phase I program. The Phase II research will result in an increase of the thermal stability so that these encapsulants will be capable ofwithstanding temperatures at the 600F… More

Individual Plastic Component Water Sealing

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Harry S. Katz, President
Award Amount: $99,156.00
Abstract:
Our main objective will be to develop and evaluate material and process to prevent moisture absorption by plastic parts at the component level during storage prior to use in building next-level assembly, during storage as spares, storage of higher levelassemblies, and while in operational use.… More

Tailored Adhesives for Damage Tolerant Joints

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Harry S. Katz, President
Award Amount: $99,906.00
Abstract:
"Our main objective will be to develop and improve the integrity and reliability of aerospace- grade adhesives in bonded joints. This will increase ballistic survivability and allow reduction of fasteners with subsequent savings in cost and weight. UDCwill develop methods to align short fibers… More

Intermediate Temperature Carbon/Carbon Structures

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Research Institution: Case Western Reserve University
Principal Investigator: Harry S. Katz, President
Award Amount: $99,666.00
RI Contact: Robin W. Trail
Abstract:
"The main objective will be to develop and evaluate carbon/carbon (C/C) structures designed for long term applications at 700-1200¿F and with at least 2X improvement in compressive and tensile strength over current C/C composites in this temperature range.These C/C composites will provide a… More

Advanced Lightweight NBC Protective Clothing

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / SOCOM
Principal Investigator: Harry S. Katz, President
Award Amount: $99,850.00
Abstract:
Our main objective will be to design, fabricate, and evaluate a lightweight semi-permeable or selectively permeable electrospun membrane, allowing ventilation of the wearer without exposure to outside chemical or biological hazards for NBC protectivesuits. These light weight semi permeable… More

Individual Plastic Component Water Sealing

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Harry S. Katz, President
Award Amount: $745,893.00
Abstract:
The main objective will be to optimize the coating formulations that were developed and tested during the Phase I program. Formulations, ingredient concentrations, application and curing methods will be fine tuned in the Phase II program. Among teststo be conducted will be moisture barrier,… More

Advanced Lightweight NBC Protective Clothing

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / SOCOM
Principal Investigator: Harry S. Katz
Award Amount: $717,160.00

Single Component, Zero Volatile Organic Compound, Chemical Agent Resistant Primer

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Harry S. Katz, President
Award Amount: $69,736.00
Abstract:
Our main objective will be to develop a single component chemical agent resistant primer which has performance suitable for U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) land based equipment as a drop-in replacement for the current exterior primers while having zerovolatile organic compounds (VOCs). UDC will … More

Light Weight Material for Ballistic Armor

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Harry S. Katz, President
Award Amount: $69,652.00
Abstract:
Our main objective will be to develop and evaluate lightweight armor that provides reliable ballistic protection at low cost. Our approach will include developing and evaluating materials, design and manufacturing concepts. The new armor will allowmultiple impacts without ballistic performance… More

Single Component, Zero Volatile Organic Compound, Chemical Agent Resistant Primer

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Harry S. Katz, President
Award Amount: $599,970.00
Abstract:
The main objective will be to optimize the environmentally compliant, waterborne primers that were developed and tested during the Phase I program. Phase II research will further optimize and improve the performance of a single component, zero volatile organic compounds (VOC's), chemical agent… More

Low Cost, Low Weight, Self-Sealing Fuel Tank Technology Development

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Harry S. Katz, President
Award Amount: $69,962.00
Abstract:
The objective will be to develop a self-sealing fuel tank coating that is low cost, rugged, lightweight, and non-flammable; which will enable vehicle operation in hostile environments and minimize loss of fuel due to a direct/indirect hit. These coatings will be easy to install on existing fuel… More

Flexible Composite Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) Barrier for the Joint Expeditionary Collective Protection System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / CBD
Principal Investigator: Harry S. Katz, President
Award Amount: $69,565.00
Abstract:
The main objective will be to develop a high-performance flexible composite barrier that provides protection from Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) agents and Toxic Industrial Materials (TIMs). UDC will develop a thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) coated fabric to provide CBRN … More

Lightweight, Corrosion Resistant Valve Materials

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Harry S. Katz, President
Award Amount: $99,957.00
Abstract:
The main objective will be to improve the reliability and reduce the overall system weight for the numerous currently pneumatically actuated flight qualified valves used by the Airborne Laser (ABL) program. Important steps in successfully achieving the main objective will be UDC'S formulation,… More

Low Cost, Low Weight, Self-Sealing Fuel Tank Technology Development

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Harry S. Katz, President
Award Amount: $599,910.00
Abstract:
The main objective will be to optimize a self-sealing fuel tank coating that is low cost, rugged, lightweight that were developed and tested during the Phase I program. Phase II research will further optimize and improve the performance of a self-sealing fuel tank coating which will enable vehicle… More

Flexible Composite Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) Barrier for the Joint Expeditionary Collective Protection System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / CBD
Principal Investigator: Harry S. Katz, President
Award Amount: $717,157.00
Abstract:
The main objective will be to optimize the formulations developed and tested during the Phase I program for a high-performance, flexible, composite barrier that provides protection from Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear agents and Toxic Industrial Materials. UDC will work toward the… More

Lightweight, Corrosion Resistant Valve Materials

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Harry S. Katz, President
Award Amount: $998,774.00
Abstract:
The main objective will be to optimize and improve the reliability and reduce the overall system weight for the numerous currently pneumatically actuated flight qualified valves. The Phase I formulations of lightweight and chemical resistant composites will be optimized for performance and ease… More

Carbon Nanotube (CNT) Based Material for Rocket Propulsion or Tether Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Harry S. Katz, President – (973) 994-4334
Award Amount: $40,000.00
Abstract:
The objective will be to develop and demonstrate CNT based composites that will prove the feasibility for utilizing the new high performance ultra-lightweight and high strength materials for Liquid Rocket Engine nozzle extensions and Solid Rocket Motor exit cones. These new composites will be… More

Modular Lightweight Armor System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Harry Katz, President – (973) 994-4334
Award Amount: $69,923.00
Abstract:
The objective will be to research, develop and build a lightweight modular armor package that will provide reliable ballistic protection at low cost. UDC will identify promising alternative lightweight ballistic armors and designs for ballistic protection of EFV. The new armor will allow multiple… More

Modular Lightweight External Fuel Tank System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Harry Katz, President – (973) 994-4334
Award Amount: $69,684.00
Abstract:
The objective will be to develop a lightweight and non-flammable survivable modular external fuel tank system, which will enable vehicle operation in hostile environments and minimize loss of fuel due to a direct/indirect hit. UDC will improve the structural integrity and strength of the… More

Low density 6500 meter man-rated syntactic foam

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Harry Katz, President – (973) 994-4334
Award Amount: $79,558.00
Abstract:
The objective will be to develop and evaluate a low density 6500 meter syntactic foam material capable of being man-rated with a composite density of 30 +2/-1 pcf. The syntactic foam will be capable of use on a 6500 meter operational depth Human Occupied Vehicle (HOV). The selected formulations will… More

Environmentally Acceptable Conversion Coating for Un-Coated Aluminum Alloys

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Radha Agarwal, Vice President – (973) 994-4334
Award Amount: $79,881.00
Abstract:
The objective will be to develop and evaluate an advanced, environmentally acceptable, anticorrosion coating that will be inexpensively applied to un-coated, marine-grade, aluminum alloys. We will develop and evaluate a single component, zero volatile organic compound (VOC's) coating which has… More

Low density 6500 meter man-rated syntactic foam

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Harry Katz, President – (973) 994-4334
Award Amount: $743,645.00
Abstract:
UDC proposes to further optimize and improve the performance of a low density, 6,500 meter man-rated syntactic foam material at a composite density of 30 +2/-1 pcf. The Phase I program proved the feasibility of developing a formulation for producing a low density material that is capable of use on a… More

Wide Area Collective Protection

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Radha Agarwal, Research Director – (973) 994-4334
Award Amount: $99,953.00
Abstract:
The objective will be to develop innovative technologies for rapid sensing and filtration/neutralization of threat agents for wide area chemical, biological, and radiological (CBR) collective protection (COLPRO). The proposed shelter fabric will be a single layer shelter fabric that meets all… More

Nano-scale Coatings for the Protection of Electronics and Sensitive Equipment in Marine Environments

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Radha Agarwal, Vice President – (973) 994-4334
Award Amount: $129,392.00
Abstract:
The objective will be to develop nano-scale coatings for protection of electronics and other sensitive items from seawater and fresh water. A thorough analysis of various commercial and academic superhydrophobic nanoscale coatings will be conducted for protection of electronics from salt fog,… More

REUSABLE FORWARD CLOSURE SYSTEM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2014 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Radha Agarwal, Vice President – (973) 994-4334
Award Amount: $79,942.00
Abstract:
The objective will be to develop and evaluate a lightweight, high performance 3D fabric reinforced polymer system that will be used to engineer a reusable forward closure system. The polyurethane resin matrix will provide protection from marine environments and not produce load force on the payload.… More