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Novel Biosensor for Rapid Determination of Biochemical Oxygen Demand in…

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
Program Year/Program:
2012 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
N121-053-0110
Solicitation Year:
2012
Solicitation Topic Code:
N121-053
Solicitation Number:
2012.1
Small Business Information
Lynntech, Inc.
2501 Earl Rudder Freeway South College Station, TX -
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 2012
Title: Novel Biosensor for Rapid Determination of Biochemical Oxygen Demand in Wastewater
Agency: DOD
Contract: N00024-12-P-4058
Award Amount: $79,994.00
 

Abstract:

Due to increasingly strict regulations on the discharge of shipboard wastewater, the Navy has begun installing Coast Guard certified type II marine sanitation devices (MSDs) onboard ships to allow wastewater to be discharged overboard in restricted waters. To ensure treated wastewater is safe to discharge, the Navy must monitor effluent quality parameters such as the biochemical oxygen demand (BOD). However, current laboratory methods for BOD measurement take 5 days to complete. Lynntech is developing a novel bioelectrochemical method to measure BOD which takes

Principal Investigator:

G. Hitchens
Sr. Scientist
(979) 764-2200
duncan.hitchens@lynntech.com

Business Contact:

G. Hisaw
Sr. Contracts Administrat
(979) 764-2218
renee.hisaw@lynntech.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

Lynntech, Inc.
2501 Earl Rudder Freeway South College Station, TX -

EIN/Tax ID: 742463014
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No