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Company Information:

Company Name:
Vortex Hydro Energy LLC
Address:
330 East Liberty
Lower Level
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Phone:
(734) 645-8990
URL:
N/A
EIN:
161712137
DUNS:
171220416
Number of Employees:
2
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 $150,000.00 1
STTR Phase I $149,990.00 1
STTR Phase II $500,000.00 1

Award List:

STTR Phase I: Havesting Hydrokinetic Energy Using Vortex Induced Vibration and Fish Biomimetics: 1-5 kW System Development

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,990.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Research Institution:
University of Michigan
RI Contact:
Elaine Brock
Abstract:
This Small Business Technology Transfer Phase I project will transition an innovative 1-5 kW energy generating system from the University of Michigan (UM) Marine Renewable Energy Laboratory (MRELab) towards the commercial market place. The system is based on a system of cylinders that are made to… More

STTR Phase II:Havesting Hydrokinetic Energy Using Vortex Induced Vibration and Fish Biomimetics

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / STTR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$500,000.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Research Institution:
University of Michigan Ann Arbor
RI Contact:
Steven Ciccio
Abstract:
This Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase II project will advance the development and prototype testing necessary to transition an innovative large scale generating system from concept to commercialization. The underwater energy generation system is based on the naturally occurring… More

Current Energy Harnessing using Synergistic Kinematics of Schools of Fish-Shaped Bodies

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$150,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
Renewable energy generation is one of todays most challenging global dilemmas. The energy crisis requires tapping into every source of energy and developing every technology that can generate energy at a competitive cost within the next 50 years. Development of the FiSH-MHK transformative technology… More