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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 April, 2020.

  1. Plasma-Enhancement of Absorbers for Improved Removal of PFOS and PFOA from Water

    SBC: AA Plasma LLC            Topic: 17NCER1A

    New regulations and advisory levels for perfluoroalkyl substances have resulted in increased drinking water treatment costs or abandonment of drinking water sources. Treatment technologies are needed that can achieve low parts-per-trillion levels. Presently, there are insufficient treatment technologies that can destructively remove perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and/or perfluorooctane sulfonic aci ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Environmental Protection Agency
  2. Reverse Engineering Technical Data Packages for P/N: BL5D-7.9A, NSN 6130-01-132-6975 (POWER SUPPLY)

    SBC: QorTek, Inc.            Topic: DLA173002

    There are many challenges with sustainment of long term supply chain of electronics parts necessary to ongoing support of fielded defense vehicles.One such example is the keyboard power supply installed on the Naval Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) vehicle. These supplies are no longer readily available and the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) has need for an alternate supplier that can qualify as a ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseDefense Logistics Agency
  3. Extending Shelf Life of Strawberries, Spinach, Kale and Lettuce via Non-Equilibrium Short-Pulsed Plasma Activated Water Fog

    SBC: AA Plasma LLC            Topic: DLA182002

    Current methods for food transportation and storage are insufficient in eliminating contamination threats from food-borne pathogens, resulting in frequent cases of foodborne illness or costly recalls. Perishable products within the DLAs subsistence supply chain are no exception to this problem. AAPlasma LLC proposes a non-equilibrium (cold) plasma-based solution that will continuously disinfect co ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseDefense Logistics Agency
  4. Building Materials from Scrap Tires and Waste Plastics

    SBC: PROFESSIONAL ANALYTICAL AND CONSULTING SERVICES INC            Topic: 15NCER06

    Two major waste streams, thermoplastics and used automotive tires, need a technological and economic method to decrease their entry into our environment. Both have long life-cycles as waste, causing many deleterious environmental problems. The Phase I, II , and Ill goal is to divert plastic and tire waste and its pollution away from landfills and the environment into transformational new technolog ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Environmental Protection Agency
  5. Biofuel Production from Grease Trap Waste

    SBC: Environmental Fuel Research, LLC            Topic: 13NCERF1

    Environmental Fuel Research, LLC (EFR-LLC), has demonstrated the technical feasibility of separating fats, oils, and greases (FOG) from grease trap waste (GTW) and converting FOG to biodiesel that can meet ASTM specifications. GTW is a dirty and low-value waste from the food service industry that is high in FOG and currently is treated as a liability. The EFR-LLC process uses a bubble column react ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Environmental Protection Agency
  6. Biofuel Production from Grease Trap Waste

    SBC: Environmental Fuel Research, LLC            Topic: F

    Environmental Fuel Research, LLC, proposes to commercialize a grease trap waste to biofuel process based on process research from Drexel University. Grease trap waste is dirty and low-value material produced by the food service industry that is high in lipids that can be converted to biodiesel. The quantity of grease trap waste in the United States could produce one-half billion gallons of biodies ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Environmental Protection Agency
  7. Novel Lignin-Based Magnetite Nanocomposites for Removal of Phosphate from Contaminated Waters

    SBC: SYNANOMET, LLC            Topic: B

    Phosphorus (P) remediation is an extremely difficult and costly environmental problem and could cost $44.5 billion dollars for treatment using conventional water treatment plants to meet EPA requirements. Phosphorous runoff can lead to“dead zones” due to eutrophication and can also cause hypoxia, leading to death of aquatic life that thrive in an oxygen-rich environment. None commercial prod ...

    SBIR Phase II 2013 Environmental Protection Agency
  8. Cost-Effective Rare Earth Element Recycling Process from Industrial Scrap and Discarded Electronic Products to Valuable Magnetic Alloys and Permanent Magnets

    SBC: Electron Energy Corporation            Topic: C

    Rare earth element (REE) based Nd-Fe-B and Sm-Co permanent magnets have been widely used because of their excellent magnetic properties. The applications of Nd-Fe-B and Sm-Co rare earth permanent magnets include hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), power generator for wind turbines, high performance industrial motors, hard disk drives for computers, travelling wave tubes for satellite communications, ...

    SBIR Phase II 2013 Environmental Protection Agency
  9. Novel Lignin-Based Magnetite Nanocomposites for Removal of Phosphate from Contaminated Waters

    SBC: SYNANOMET, LLC            Topic: B

    This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project will explore the synthesis and use of novel lignin-derived carbon-magnetite nanocomposites for removal of aqueous phosphate– a run off pollutant from agricultural farms that leads to eutrophication of lakes and other water reservoirs. The intellectual property related to nanocomposite synthesis (and associated applications) is exclu ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 Environmental Protection Agency
  10. Cost-Effective Rare Earth Element Recycling Process from Industrial Scrap and Discarded Electronic Products to Valuable Magnetic Alloys and Permanent Magnets

    SBC: Electron Energy Corporation            Topic: C

    Rare-earth element (REE) based Nd-Fe-B and Sm-Co magnets have been widely used because of their excellent magnetic properties. The applications of Nd-Fe-B and Sm-Co rare earth permanent magnets include hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), power generator for wind turbines, high performance industrial motors, hard disk drives for computers, travelling wave tubes for satellite communications, headphone ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 Environmental Protection Agency

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