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Company Information:

Company Name: ADAPTIVE MATERIALS, INC.
City: Ann Arbor
State: MI
Zip+4: 48108 8108
Woman-Owned: Yes
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: (734) 302-7632

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $447,286.00 5
SBIR Phase II $2,079,478.00 3
STTR Phase I $99,977.00 1

Award List:

Small Scale Fuel Cells for Ground Personnel

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Aaron Crumm, President
Award Amount: $98,308.00
Abstract:
"Adaptive Materials Inc. will explore the feasibility of small scale power generation using microtubule solid oxide fuel cells as outlined in Topic Area 3; Materials and Processes for Electrochemical Energy Conversion. We believe microtubule solid oxidefuel cells are the key to a soldier portable,… More

Liquid Hydrocarbon Fueled Portable Solid Oxide Fuel Cells

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Aaron Crumm, President
Award Amount: $729,721.00
Abstract:
Adaptive Materials intends to leverage its Phase I design work and previous microtubule SOFC development success to develop and demonstrate a soldier portable 150 watt SOFC system with a minimum specific energy of 1,500 Whr/kg. We believe the solid oxide fuel cell technology recently… More

Intelligent Hybrid Power Management Device

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Timothy Labreche, Senior Engineer
Award Amount: $99,081.00
Abstract:
Our goal is to deliver a integrated hybrid power management device to the special operations soldier to minimize the burden of carrying unnecessary weight due to various batteries. Our proposed device includes a programmable voltage output, simple user interface, and a modular design that allows… More

Intelligent Hybrid Power Management Device

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Tim LaBreche, Chief Power Engineer
Award Amount: $749,757.00
Abstract:
Adaptive Materials Inc. is proposing to further the development of a Phase I SBIR Power Manager. The Power Manager Phase I device has demonstrated the ability to efficiently manage and provide power to multiple sources. The Phase I device also demonstrates a user interface that is intuitive and… More

Long-Endurance Power Systems for Small Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Timothy LaBreche, Engineer
Award Amount: $99,974.00
Abstract:
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) are one of the most valuable emerging technologies used to improve the survivability and lethality of our Armed Forces. Current advances in the alternative energy industry have created interest in integrating new technologies into small UAVs. This integration would… More

Advanced Solid-Oxide Fuel Cell Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Research Institution: UNIV. OF MICHIGAN
Principal Investigator: Shaowu Zha, Research Scientist
Award Amount: $99,977.00
RI Contact: John Halloran
Abstract:
Low temperature (550 C) SOFC will be developed and characterized with a combination of impedance spectroscopy and high resolution microscopy (FIB, SEM, TEM, XEDS, EELS, SAED, CBED methods). Initial focus will be on a low temperature samarium doped ceria electrolyte and low temperature cathodes to… More

Tactical Power Analysis and Development for Distributed Operations Squad

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Tim Labreche, Director of R&D
Award Amount: $69,981.00
Abstract:
Adaptive Materials, Inc. (AMI) proposes to evaluate technologies and mission profiles for use in the development of an efficient power management system for the United States Marine Corps Distributed Operations Squads. The base Phase I effort will focus on optimizing existing AMI power management… More

Highly Integrated, Highly Efficient Fuel Reformer/Fuel Cell System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Tim LaBreche, Director of Research
Award Amount: $79,942.00
Abstract:
At the completion of all the phases of SBIR topic N101-033, Highly Integrated Highly Efficient Fuel Reformer/Fuel Cell System, Adaptive Materials will provide a highly integrated, highly efficient Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (SOFC) system that will be fueled by JP-5 without external reforming suited for… More

Tactical Power Analysis and Development for Distributed Operations Squad

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: John Muczynski, Senior Software Engineer
Award Amount: $600,000.00
Abstract:
Company Commanders looking to effectively employ renewable energy systems need a planning tool to ensure that the impact of renewable energies is positive on company operations. With the development of a suitable software application and standard operating procedures renewable energy technologies… More