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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. 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. 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
  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. Micro-discharge Based Multi-Metal Emissions Monitoring System

    SBC: Cavition, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Caviton has developed a novel technique for the continuous monitoring of trace metals emissions. This technique is based on a microdischarge light, which is collected by a spectrometer and analyzed. All metals tested to date can b detected and the focus of this Phase II project is to develop a sampling system, carry out laboratory tests, then move to field tests of sampling and analysis. Finall ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Environmental Protection Agency
  5. Detecting Metals in Ambinet Particulate Matter: X-Ray Fluorescdence Analysis of High Volume Impaction Deposits

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

    The design, construction and feasibility testing of X-ray fluorescence (XRF) based instrumentation capable of detecting the presence of atomic species within ambient particulate mater (PM) on near real time basis has been successful completed. The XRF analysis is made feasible for hourly ambient PM samples through the implementation of novel high volume flow impaction and post-impaction concentra ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Environmental Protection Agency
  6. Detecting Metals in Ambient Particulate Matter: X-Ray Fluorescence Analysis of High Impaction Deposits.

    SBC: Rupprecht& Patashnick Co., Inc.            Topic: C3NCERA2

    The goal of this Phase I research project is to develop a prototype instrument capable of performing specialized elemental speciation of ambient particulate matter (PM) in near real time (1-hour batch collection/analyses). The prototype monitor will incorporate high-volume impaction and x-ray fluorescence technology to accomplish the stated task. Through previous research, Rupprecht & ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Environmental Protection Agency
  7. Microdischarge-Based Multi-Metal Emission Monitoring System

    SBC: Cavition, Inc.            Topic: C3NCERC2

    Caviton, Inc., has developed an ideal microsensor for the continuous monitoring of multiple metals. These detection systems rely on microdischarge technology (patent pending), utilizing the power of emission spectroscopy for parts per billion-level sensitivity and laboratory instrument-level selectivity. Microdischarge sensors provide real-time continuous monitoring of metals (and othe ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Environmental Protection Agency
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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