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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 June, 2020.

  1. Manufacturing Design of Bio-based Ceiling Tiles using Nanocellulose

    SBC: REVOLUTION RESEARCH, INC.            Topic: 15NCER06

    Suspended ceiling tiles are widely used in commercial and residential construction because they offer flexibility and easy access to utilities. Most of the available tiles absorb water, resulting in sagging, staining, and mold/mildew growth. They also contain potentially hazardous chemicals and release airborne fibers when broken or cut. Existing tiles are not durable, requiring frequent replaceme ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Environmental Protection Agency
  2. Using Automated Abstractions to Classify System States for Software Health Monitoring

    SBC: Aries Design Automation, LLC            Topic: 9040477

    In most critical software systems, a state that is partially visible through values passed across interfaces contains information that could determine the health of the software system, and whether a failure is likely in the future. Some of this information behaves in a continuous fashion, e.g., the available memory or disk space is easily interpreted to monitor system health. Other values are nom ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of CommerceNational Institute of Standards and Technology
  3. Recycling of Greenhouse Gases to Fuels & Chemicals

    SBC: Skyre, Inc.            Topic: D

    "Technologies that prevent Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emission from natural and man-made sources are needed to address the environmental and human health implications of climate change. One approach is to capture the GHG emissions and secure them in long term storage, i.e., carbon sequestration. However, current carbon sequestration technologies may: A) produce undesirable by products; B) contamina ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Environmental Protection Agency
  4. Development of a Scalable, Low-Cost, Ultrananocrystalline Diamond Electrochemical Process for the Destruction of Contaminants of Emerging Concern (CECs)

    SBC: Advanced Diamond TechNologies, Inc.            Topic: E

    This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) project will develop and ready for commercialization a scalable, low-cost process for purification of water containing Contaminants of Emerging Concern (CECs) using anodic oxidation with boron-doped ultrananocrystalline diamond (UNCD®) thin films. Resent research demonstrated that there is considerable potential for the development of electrochemica ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Environmental Protection Agency
  5. L-(+) Lactic Acid Production from Biodiesel Waste Using Pelletized Fungal Fermentation

    SBC: Omnilane, Inc.            Topic: H

    "With the rapid growth of biodiesel industry, the production of crude glycerol as one of major biodiesel byproducts has been dramatically increased. Fully utilizing such a large quantity of crude glycerol is critical to the sustainability of biodiesel industry. Lactic acid is an important industrial chemical that is widely used as a food additive for flavoring and preservative, a moistener in co ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Environmental Protection Agency
  6. Industrial Flue Gas Cleanup using DFC Technology

    SBC: FuelCell Energy, Inc.            Topic: D

    "The increasing atmospheric concentrations of carbon dioxide and nitrous oxides has been linked to climate change, which has a myriad of environmental and human health implications. In response to this growing concern, FuelCell Energy (FCE) has developed novel system concepts for separation of Carbon dioxide from greenhouse gas (GHG) emission sources, using Direct FuelCell® (DFC®) technology. ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Environmental Protection Agency
  7. ELIMINATION OF TOXIC EFFLUENT AND METALLIZING PROCESS WASTE VIAL JET VAPOR DEPOSITION

    SBC: Jet Process Corporation            Topic: N/A

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    SBIR Phase I 1992 Environmental Protection Agency
  8. HIGH EFFICIENCY ACTIVATED CARBON FOR DRINKING WATER TREATMENT

    SBC: Mega-carbon            Topic: N/A

    A HIGH EFFICIENCY ACTIVATED CARBON GRANULE WILL BE DEVELOPED FOR DRINKING WATER TREATMENT. THE FOUNDATION FOR THIS HIGH EFFICIENCY GRANULE IS A SUPERACTIVATED CARBON WITH A BET SURFACE AREA IN EXCESS OF 3000 M(2)/GM USING THE STANDARD PROCEDURE BY BRUNAUER, EMMETT, AND TELLER, AND AN IODINE NUMBER GREATER THAN 3000 MG/G. TWO GRANULATIN TECHNOLOGIES WILL BE EXPLORED: SPHERICAL AGGLOMERATION AND EXT ...

    SBIR Phase I 1992 Environmental Protection Agency
  9. ELECTROLYTIC REGENERATION OF ACID COPPER CHLORIDE ETCHANT

    SBC: Oxley Research, Inc            Topic: N/A

    THE PROPOSAL CONCERNS DEVELOPMENT OF AN ELECTROLYTIC PROCESSFOR THE ON-LINE REGENERATION OF ACID CUPRIC CHLORIDE ETCHING BATHS. CHEMICAL REGENERATION ON A BATCH BASIS IS GENERALLY PRACTICED TODAY, UTILIZING CHLORINE AND/OR HYDROGEN PEROXIDE TO RE-OXIDIZE THE CU(+), FORMED BY THE ETCHING PROCESS, BACK TO CU(2+). THESE PROCESSES SUFFER THE DISADVANTAGE OF RESULTING IN A NET INCREASE IN SOLUTION INVE ...

    SBIR Phase II 1992 Environmental Protection Agency
  10. CATALYTIC LEAN BURN GASOLINE ENGINE

    SBC: Precision Combustion, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    PRECISION COMBUSTION, INC., PROPOSES TO EXPLORE CATALYTIC COATINGS ON THE COMBUSTION CHAMBER WALLS OF SMALL UTILITY ENGINES IN A CONTINUING MODIFICATION OF SMALL GASOLINE ENGINES SO THAT ULTIMATELY THEY WILL BE ABLE TO OPERATE AT TRULY LEAN FUEL/AIR RATIOS FAVORING LOW HC, CO, AND NOX EMISSIONS. THE CURRENT SIMPLICITY OF THESE ENGINES OFFERS SOME GOOD OPPORTUNITIES FOR THIS APPROACH TO SUCCEED. A ...

    SBIR Phase II 1992 Environmental Protection Agency
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