Award Data

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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY19 is not expected to be complete until September, 2020.

  1. A High Voltage Fast Switching Power Module for Active Control of Magnetic Fields and Edge Plasma Currents in Fusion Validation Platforms

    SBC: Eagle Harbor Technologies, Inc.            Topic: 21d

    Fast, reliable, real-time control of plasma is critical to the success of magnetic fusion science and is thought to be required for successful deployment of future power producing reactors. The development of efficient and robust solid-state switches for power systems for fast control of large inductance magnetic field coils, pulsed and/or modulated auxiliary radio frequency (RF) heating, neutral ...

    SBIR Phase II 2017 Department of Energy
  2. Advanced Light Extraction Material for OLED Lighting

    SBC: Pixelligent Technologies, LLC            Topic: 13c

    Replacing the current lighting with solid-state lighting will lead to energy savings of about 50% in the United States. The success of this SBIR project will greatly improve the efficiency, versatility, and competitiveness of OLED lighting in the market. This new technology could have profound impact on the energy outlook of the nation.

    SBIR Phase II 2017 Department of Energy
  3. AlphaBear2

    SBC: Spry Fox LLC            Topic: EDIES17R0006

    This project team will fully develop and test AlphaBear 2, a vocabulary learning game for grade 4 to 7 students. Vocabulary is a prerequisite for academic success, as it is linked to stronger performance across academic subjects and improved reading comprehension. It is more difficult for students to participate in educational activities without understanding the key vocabulary associated with tha ...

    SBIR Phase II 2017 Department of EducationInstitute of Education Sciences
  4. Application and Communication Platform for Smart Grid Automation

    SBC: Machfu Inc.            Topic: 08a

    Grid modernization requires adoption of modern information technologies in an incremental manner to continue support of legacy assets and use case while enabling seamless integration of and transition to modern paradigms. Empowering domain experts and stakeholders to easily customize modern technologies to the unique needs of grid operation and maintenance is critical. In the Phase I effort Machfu ...

    SBIR Phase II 2017 Department of Energy
  5. Comprehension aid for cyber analyst

    SBC: Machine Understanding, LLC            Topic: 03a

    The project will develop methods and technology aimed at facilitating situation comprehension and radically reducing cognitive burden experienced by cyber analysts.

    SBIR Phase II 2017 Department of Energy
  6. Developing Biomineralization Technology for Ensuring Wellbore Integrity

    SBC: Montana Emergent Technologies, Inc.            Topic: 17a

    Since drilling the earliest gas and oil wells, migration of hydrocarbons to the surface has challenged the oil and gas industry. With the recent onset of geologic CO2 sequestration activities, it has become even more important to develop well leakage mitigation strategies that can seal even microscopic apertures around injection, abandoned, and monitoring wells—especially in cases where traditio ...

    STTR Phase II 2017 Department of Energy
  7. Development of an In-situ Environmental Fluid Cell Electrical Biasing and Heating Platform for Synchrotron X-ray Microscopy

    SBC: Hummingbird Precision Machine Inc.            Topic: 03d

    Continuous miniaturization of devices surrounding people demands for improvements in materials design and manufacturing, which in turn requires high resolution compositional and chemical analysis. This proposal focuses on the development of a tool for material property and structure characterization studies in the environment those materials operate using X-ray microscopy.

    SBIR Phase II 2017 Department of Energy
  8. Development of an In-Situ Method for Cable Condition Monitoring Nuclear Power Plants


    The sustainability of current fleet of nuclear power plants depends on the performance of key components such as cables which cannot easily or economically be replaced. The product of this project will provide the technology to verify the performance of cable insulation material that can degrade as plants age.

    SBIR Phase II 2017 Department of Energy
  9. Gas Imaging and Monitoring Camera

    SBC: Amethyst Research Incorporated            Topic: 18a

    Amethyst Research, in collaboration with InView, and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory is developing an infrared imaging system to detect and quantify greenhouse gas emissions, to better understand their life cycle and role in global earth system dynamics.

    SBIR Phase II 2017 Department of Energy
  10. High Quality Natural Graphite for Lithium Ion Batteries

    SBC: Edward Buiel Consulting            Topic: 14a

    This project will develop state-of-the-art processes for the conversion of natural flake graphite and other graphitic materials into high quality lithium-ion battery (LIB) grade anode materials. This will enable a $1B industry to develop and create a supply chain for graphite that does not exist in the United States today. This project will complete 4 years of work by Coulometrics to develop new e ...

    SBIR Phase II 2017 Department of Energy
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