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Company Information:

Company Name: Cambrian Innovation, Inc.
City: Boston
State: MA
Zip+4: 02210-0000
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: N/A
Company Name: Cambrian Innovation, Inc.
City: Boston
State: MA
Zip+4: 02210-0000
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: N/A

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $374,849.00 3
SBIR Phase II $1,690,775.00 4

Award List:

SBIR Phase I: A low-cost real-time bio-electrochemical nitrate sensor for surface water monitoring

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Justin D. Buck
Award Amount: $150,000.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project will demonstrate the feasibility of a revolutionary, low-cost, real-time, amperometric sensor technology based on bio-electrochemical systems. The proposed device utilizes exo-electrogen microbes to detect levels of target substances,… More

A Variable-Output Bio-Electrochemical System for Wastewater Treatment and Increased Loop Closure in Exploration Life Support Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Matthew Silver, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
In this project IntAct Labs proposes to develop a novel system to increase loop closure for water treatment in regenerative life support using bio-electrochemical processes (BEC processes). One of the limiting factors in space exploration, particularly outside of low earth orbit (LEO), involves the… More

Energy Efficient Ethanol Stillage Treatment using a Bio-Electrochemical System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: EPA
Principal Investigator: Matthew Silver, CEO – (617) 307-1755
Award Amount: $225,000.00
Abstract:
Reducing energy and water intensity of fuel-ethanol production is a critical national need, particularly if we are to realize the renewable fuel standards of 2010 mandating 36 million gallons of renewable fuels by 2022. Because the ethanol tolerance of yeasts used in commercial cellulosic ethanol… More

Bio-Electrochemical Carbon Dioxide Removal for Air Revitalization in Exploration Life Support Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Zhen Huang, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $124,849.00
Abstract:
An important aspect of the ISS air revitalization system for life support is the removal of carbon dioxide from cabin air and retrieves oxygen from CO2. The current state of art technology for CO2 reduction is Sabatier reaction, which is energy intensive and results in excess CO2. Cambrian… More

SBIR Phase II: Energy Efficient COD Removal and De-nitrification for Re-circulating Aquaculture Facilities with a Combined Bio-electrochemical Process

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Matthew R. Silver
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project will optimize and pilot test a novel, energy-positive approach to de-nitrification for the global aquaculture industry. Recirculating aquaculture systems suffer from high wastewater treatment costs. Leveraging recent advances in… More

SBIR Phase II: Exogen: Enhanced Anaerobic Digestion of Wastewater Using Bio-electrodes

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Matthew R. Silver
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project will optimize and pilot test the patent-pending Exogen system for the generation of biogas during wastewater treatment. Based on a newly discovered process called electromethanogenesis, ExogenTM uses applied voltages and bio-electrodes… More

SBIR Phase II: A low-cost real-time bio-electrochemical nitrate sensor for surface water monitoring

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Justin D. Buck
Award Amount: $465,775.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project will continue the development of a low-cost real-time bio-electrochemical nitrate sensor for surface water monitoring initially funded as an NSF SBIR Phase I project. In Phase I, Cambrian Innovation demonstrated the feasibility of a… More