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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. Low Cost, Efficient Microchannel Plasma Ozone System for Point of Use Water Treatment

    SBC: EP Purification, Inc.            Topic: A

    A team at EP Purification has performed research for the development and commercialization of low-cost microchannel plasma reactor modules capable of efficiently producing ozone for water treatment and other environmental applications in a slim form factor and size. The conservation of water resources for human consumption is a growing national priority. Ozone is a unique purification agent as it ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Environmental Protection Agency
  2. Low-power, Small Form-factor Benzene Sensor for Mobile Devices-based Exposure Monitoring

    SBC: N5 Sensors, Inc.            Topic: D

    Measuring individual exposure in real-time can revolutionize air quality monitoring in communities everywhere. Such information would allow citizens to take preventive measures to reduce their exposures to air toxics, which would impact their health and quality of life tremendously. Mobile devices such as smart-phones and tablets represent a powerful infrastructure that could be leveraged to devel ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Environmental Protection Agency
  3. High-Power Vertical-Junction Field-Effect Transistors Fabricated on Low-Dislocation-Density GaN by Epitaxial Lift-Off [Phase IIS]

    SBC: MicroLink Devices            Topic: 1

    In this program, we will develop a breakthrough technology that will enable wafer-scale epitaxial lift-off (ELO) of GaN power device heterostructures from low-dislocation-density bulk GaN substrates. This technology will be used to provide a low-cost vertical junction field effect transistors (VJFETs) with high breakdown voltage (greater than 1,200 V) and high current capability (greater than 100 ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of EnergyARPA-E
  4. Mycological Biopolymer as a Replacement for Expanded Plastic Foams

    SBC: Ecovative Design Llc            Topic: B

    Plastics and petroleum-based foams are a conventional solution for the material needs of many industries. Today these non-biodegradable, fossil fuel derived products compose 13 percent of all municipal solid waste streams, as opposed to 1 percent in 1960. This waste stream is associated with a number of environmental concerns, including greenhouse gas generation from incineration, as well as land ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Environmental Protection Agency
  5. Advanced Concrete Materials for Water and Wastewater Pipeline Repair and Construction

    SBC: CeraTech, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    CeraTech, Inc., proposes the development of novel (patent pending) phosphate-based concrete for fresh water and wastewater pipeline. The materials being investigated utilize a very high percentage of residual materials (coal ash, municipal solid waste ash, bio-solids ash, etc., up to 80 wt%). The concrete exhibits zero shrinkage as well as extremely high bondability to both concrete and reinforc ...

    SBIR Phase I 2003 Environmental Protection Agency
  6. Colorimetric Monitoring of Trace Toxic Air Pollutants

    SBC: ChemSensing, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    One of the program areas of interest to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is the development of rapid, non-invasive monitors to detect exposure to toxic air pollutants at trace (ppt) levels. Of the 356 chemicals listed on the Chemical Emergency Preparedness and Prevention Office¿s List of Extremely Hazardous Substances (Section 302 of the Emergency Planning and Community Right-To-Kn ...

    SBIR Phase I 2003 Environmental Protection Agency
  7. Development of a DYNAJET Cavitation System for High-Rate Disinfection of Combined Sewer Overflow

    SBC: DYNAFLOW, INC            Topic: N/A

    Dynaflow, Inc., proposes the development of a novel hydrodynamic cavitation process for high-rate disinfection of combined sewer overflows (CSOs) that would be economical and readily applicable to both large- and small-scale systems. This process would not produce potentially hazardous by-products (as does chlorination), and would operate in the presence of suspended solids. Ultrasonically induc ...

    SBIR Phase I 2003 Environmental Protection Agency
  8. Near-Zero VOC General OEM Bake Enamel

    SBC: Finishes Unlimited, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Finishes Unlimited, Inc., produces baking enamels for general purpose original equipment manufacturers who make sundry metal products such as lockers, tool boxes, compressors, folding chairs, storage racks, etc. Although it is a small company, Finishes Unlimited, Inc., has been among the leaders in one type of environmentally friendly coatings (i.e., waterborne bake enamels). In 1993, it became ...

    SBIR Phase I 2003 Environmental Protection Agency
  9. An Innovative Sampler as a Reference Standard for Measurement of Particulate Matter Mass in Ambient Air

    SBC: Rupprecht& Patashnick Co., Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Ambient particulate matter (PM) mass exposure is determined by collecting the PM on a sample filter over a period of 24 hours. Because the composition of ambient PM is constantly changing, the PM mass measured using the reference method may not be representative of the PM levels in the atmosphere, primarily due to the loss of collected semi-volatile material that is present in the atmosphere duri ...

    SBIR Phase II 2003 Environmental Protection Agency
  10. Development of a Cavitating Jet System for Removal of Pesticides and Other Pollutants From Wastewater Discharge

    SBC: DYNAFLOW, INC            Topic: N/A

    Dynaflow, Inc., proposes the development of a novel jet-induced cavitation process for the removal of various pollutants¿including pesticides from wastewater discharge¿ that would be economical, readily applicable to both large- and small-scale systems, and that does not produce potentially hazardous by-products of chlorination and ozonation. Ultrasonically induced cavitation is known to be capa ...

    SBIR Phase I 2002 Environmental Protection Agency

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