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Company Information:

Company Name: InnoSense LLC
City: Torrance
State: CA
Zip+4: 90505-
Woman-Owned: Yes
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Phone: (310) 530-2011

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,179,997.00 8
SBIR Phase II $2,999,999.00 3
STTR Phase I $300,000.00 2
STTR Phase II $1,000,000.00 1

Award List:

Aerogel Impregnated Polyurethane Piping and Duct Insulation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: David Hess, Dr. – (310) 530-2011
Award Amount: $999,999.00
Abstract:
The Department of Energy has identified an overall need to improve home and other building energy efficiency. One possible approach is to develop aerogel-based additive for existing insulation products and rendering them capable of offering 30% or better thermal barrier performance enhancement. The… More

Refractory Oxides with Tunable Porosity and Geometry as Versatile Fast-Release Solid Catchers for Rare Isotopes

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Uma Sampathkumaran, Dr. – (310) 530-2011
Award Amount: $150,000.00
Abstract:
Short-lived isotopes are expected to play a key role in unravelling the unanswered questions in nuclear physics, nuclear astrophysics and fundamental interactions at low energies. The Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (FRIB), planned for construction in the US, will have unique capabilities for… More

Polymer Nanowire Sensor Array for Subsurface CO2 Monitoring

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Research Institution: Los Alamos National Laboratory
Principal Investigator: Maksudul Alam, Dr. – 310-530-2011
Award Amount: $150,000.00
RI Contact:
Abstract:
Reliable and cost-effective monitoring is important for making carbon capture and storage/sequestration (CCS) safe and acceptable. Monitoring is required for tracking the location of the plume, and detecting and quantifying leakage of CO2 in the geological formations. The Carbon Sequestration… More

Calibration-Free and Reliable Early Warning Leak Detector for Hypergolic Hazard Mitigation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Uma Sampathkumaran, Vice President – (310) 530-2011
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
The overall goal of this project is to develop a low-cost, reliable and lightweight hypergolic leak detector, HyperAlarm2, with at least four years of operational life without calibration in a canister environment. Existing hypergolic propellants and oxidizers are highly toxic and flammable, posing… More

Removable, Sequestration Coatings for Mitigating Hazardous Contaminants Related to Deactivation and Decommissioning Activities

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Uma Sampathkumaran, Dr.
Award Amount: $150,000.00
Abstract:
The Department of Energy (DOE) has identified the need for tools and technologies to ensure the safety of personnel who carry out decontamination and decommissioning work at unused nuclear facilities. Strippable, fixative coatings with a visual indication of contaminant (e.g., elemental mercury and… More

Modular Hypergolic Leak Detector

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Maksudul Alam, Deputy Director – (310) 530-2011
Award Amount: $149,998.00
Abstract:
The U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) is seeking a highly reliable, compact, low-power and low-cost transducer to detect rapid changes in concentration of hypergolic fuels and oxidizers. To meet this MDA need, InnoSense LLC (ISL) will develop a chemical transducer-based hypergolic leak detector… More

Low-Cost, Durable and Non-Toxic Flame-Resistant Fabric Treatment for Combat Uniform

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: David Hess, Deputy Director – (310) 530-2011
Award Amount: $80,000.00
Abstract:
The United States Marine Corps is interested in developing affordable and durable flame resistant fabric treatments for NYCO (50% nylon-50% cotton) fabrics like those used in the Marine Corps Combat Utility Uniforms (MCCUU). The proposed treatment must not increase the overall price by more than $4… More

Polymer Nanowire Sensor Array for Subsurface CO2 Monitoring

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / STTR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Research Institution: Los Alamos National Laboratory
Principal Investigator: Maksudul Alam, Dr.
Award Amount: $1,000,000.00
RI Contact:
Abstract:
The DOEs & quot;Monitoring Verification and Accounting (MVA) program goal is to confirm permanent storage of CO2 in geologic formations by real-time monitoring should CO2 leak. Remote technologies, effective for atmospheric or above ground CO2 monitoring, are ineffective for subsurface, and it… More

Refractory Oxides with Tunable Porosity and Geometry as Versatile Fast-Release Solid Catchers for Rare Isotopes

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Uma Sampathkumaran, Dr.
Award Amount: $1,000,000.00
Abstract:
Short-lived isotopes are expected to play a key role in unraveling the mysteries of nuclear physics, nuclear astrophysics, and fundamental interactions at low energies. With collaborators from the Department of Energy (DOE) laboratories, InnoSense, LLC (ISL) will develop high- temperature-capable… More

TOPIC 324 PHASE I NOVEL IMAGING AGENTS TO EXPAND THE CLINICAL TOOLKIT FOR CANCER

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Uma Sampathkumaran – 310-530-2011
Award Amount: $249,999.00
Abstract:
This project aims to demonstrate the feasibility of an in vivo diagnostic platform for recognizing indicators of tumor-microenvironment, unambiguously, in biological fluids, tissue phantoms and small animal imaging. Specific project aims are to synthesizeand evaluate cancer-specific,… More

YSZ Coated Ferritic Stainless Steel

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2014 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Raymond Winter, Mr.
Award Amount: $150,000.00
Abstract:
The Department of Energy (DOE) desires technologies that will extend the nations energy reserves with efficient, less costly, environmentally responsible electric energy and reduce our dependence on foreign oil. Integrated into the nations power grid system, Solid Oxide fuel cells (SOFCs) have the… More

Removable, Sequestration Coatings for Mitigating Hazardous Contaminants Related to Deactivation and Decommissioning Activities

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2014 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Uma Sampathkumaran, Dr.
Award Amount: $1,000,000.00
Abstract:
This project will support DOEs Environmental Management Division objectives to mitigate hazards during remediation, cleanup, maintenance, decommissioning and demolition activities at superfund sites. The strippable coating developed in this project will capture contaminants such as mercury and… More

Thermo-Mechanically Stable Tungsten Powders as Solid Catchers for the Fast Release of Stopped Rare Isotopes

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2014 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Research Institution: Argonne National Laboratory
Principal Investigator: Uma Sampathkumaran, Dr.
Award Amount: $150,000.00
RI Contact:
Abstract:
The Department of Energy (DOE) seeks useful methods of generating intense beams of reaccelerated rare isotopes for the next-generation Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (FRIB), which is currently under construction at Michigan State University. Stopping high-energy, heavy- ion reaction products in… More

Optically Transparent Inorganic Conductive Polymer-Based Flexible Material System for ITO Repair

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2014 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Kevin Yu, Director, Process Engineering – (310) 530-2011
Award Amount: $150,000.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: InnoSense LLC (ISL), in this project, will demonstrate the feasibility of an ITO repair method that can be applied under ambient conditions. Upon reviewing the state-of-the-art techniques, ISL focused on developing a repairing matrix that promotes strong adhesion of ITO-compatible… More