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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY21 is not expected to be complete until September, 2022.

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  1. Renewable electricity-powered carbon dioxide conversion to ethanol for storage and transportation

    SBC: Opus 12 Incorporated            Topic: DEFOA0001563

    Cost-effective electrochemical reduction of CO2 (ECO2R) in the atmosphere, is the holy grail of green chemistry. Using only water and electricity as other inputs, ECO2R has been demonstrated to produce ethanol with pure oxygen as a co-product. Ethanol is a versatile fuel that can be used in fuel cells, reformed to make hydrogen, or burned in an internal combustion engine. Ethanol produced from air ...

    SBIR Phase II 2017 Department of EnergyARPA-E
  2. Biofueled Thermoelectric Cookstove

    SBC: HI-Z TECHNOLOGY, INC.            Topic: 15NCER02

    Over 820 million Indians, about 65% of its population, cook on polluting open fires, causing ~1 million premature deaths annually. Fifty million households have no electricity. The Power Stove is a household energy solution combining clean cooking and reliable, ondemand power. Clean combustion and thermoelectric power technology, make it a high performance, user desirable solution based on low cos ...

    SBIR Phase II 2017 Environmental Protection Agency
  3. High-Efficiency Nutrient Removal and Recovery for Achieving Low Regulatory Limits

    SBC: MICROVI BIOTECH, INC.            Topic: 15NCER05

    Discharging nutrients such as phosphorus and ammonia to surface waters can have far reaching health and environmental impacts, including the formation of toxic algae blooms, eutrophication, and loss of water_x000D_ quality. The wastewater industry has a significant need for high-efficiency nutrient removal technologies. However, current nutrient removal treatment technologies can be costly and in ...

    SBIR Phase II 2017 Environmental Protection Agency
  4. Stationary Wide-Angle Concentrator PV System

    SBC: Glint Photonics, Inc.            Topic: MOSAIC

    Concentrator PV systems using highly efficient multijunction photovoltaic cells hold out the promise of very low-cost solar electricity generation, but their adoption has been hamstrung by the requirement for bulky mechanical trackers that add cost, diminish land use, increase maintenance, and exclude roof-top installations. The Stationary Wide-Angle Concentrator (SWAC) PV system will provides the ...

    SBIR Phase II 2016 Department of EnergyARPA-E
  5. Retrofittable and Transparent Super-Insulator for Single-Pane Windows

    SBC: NANOSD, INC.            Topic: DEFOA0001429

    NanoSD, Inc. with its partners will develop a transparent, nanostructured thermally insulating film that can be applied to existing single-pane windows to reduce heat loss. To produce the nanostructured film, the team will create hollow ceramic or polymer nanobubbles and consolidate them into a dense lattice structure using heat and compression. Because it is mostly air, the resulting nanobubble s ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of EnergyARPA-E
  6. Renewable electricity-powered carbon dioxide conversion to ethanol for storage and transportation

    SBC: Opus 12 Incorporated            Topic: DEFOA0001563

    Cost-effective electrochemical reduction of CO2 (ECO2R) in the atmosphere, is the holy grail of green chemistry. Using only water and electricity as other inputs, ECO2R has been demonstrated to produce ethanol with pure oxygen as a co-product. Ethanol is a versatile fuel that can be used in fuel cells, reformed to make hydrogen, or burned in an internal combustion engine. Ethanol produced from air ...

    SBIR Phase II 2017 Department of EnergyARPA-E
  7. Retrofittable and Transparent Super-Insulator for Single-Pane Windows

    SBC: NANOSD, INC.            Topic: DEFOA0001429

    NanoSD, Inc. with its partners will develop a transparent, nanostructured thermally insulating film that can be applied to existing single-pane windows to reduce heat loss. To produce the nanostructured film, the team will create hollow ceramic or polymer nanobubbles and consolidate them into a dense lattice structure using heat and compression. Because it is mostly air, the resulting nanobubble s ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of EnergyARPA-E
  8. Adaptive Lens for Ocular Correction in Respiratory Protection Systems

    SBC: Physical Optics Corporation            Topic: CBD152001

    To address the CBDs need for adjustable optical correction technology for respiratory protective systems, Physical Optics Corporation (POC)proposes to continue the development of a new low-cost Adaptive Lens for Ocular Correction (ALOC). The ALOC is formed by thin-filmmicroarrays of wavefront correctors (MWCs), which are conformably laminated onto the facemask visor and controlled by a miniature d ...

    SBIR Phase II 2017 Department of DefenseOffice for Chemical and Biological Defense
  9. Polyoxometalate/Graphene Gas Sensor Coupled with Infrared Motion Detector for Human Proximity Sensor Array

    SBC: International Scientific Technologies Inc            Topic: DTRA143001

    In Topic DTRA143-001, a need has been identified to improve monitoring human presence near containers, stored items, and secured areas in order to monitor activities, particularly in remote locations that are not patrolled all day every day. The use of smart materials to detect human presence by sensing volatile organic compounds emanating from the human body is a major area of interest within th ...

    SBIR Phase II 2017 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  10. Smartphone Application for Mask Sizing and Projecting Quantitative Fit

    SBC: CFD Research Corporation            Topic: CBD161005

    Typical procedures for respirator masks sizing and protective fit test are time-consuming and user intensive, requiring taking anthropometricmeasurements of the wearer, sampling the wearers breathing zone and the use of specialized tools and equipment. The proposed softwareapp aims to quickly, accurately and automatically perform respirator mask sizing and predict protective fit using only 2D imag ...

    SBIR Phase II 2017 Department of DefenseOffice for Chemical and Biological Defense
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