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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. Green Materials for Doubling the Life of Drinking Water Pipeline

    SBC: HJ3 Composite Technologies, LLC            Topic: B

    Of the18,000 miles of pre-stressed concrete cylinder pipe (PCCP) within the drinking water transmission infrastructure laid between 1945 and 1996 in the United States, almost one-half, or 8,600 miles of pipe, is considered to be end-of-life infrastructure, awaiting funding for replacement. The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) gave the United States a grade of D for its drinking water inf ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Environmental Protection Agency
  3. Nanoporous Metal Organic Framework Filters for Removal of Gaseous Pollutants

    SBC: Cbana Laboratories            Topic: 09NCERC1

    The objective of this project is to evaluate the feasibility of using some newly discovered materials, water-stable metal-organic frameworks (MOF), as filters for pollutants common in indoor air. By way of background, recent Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)-supported work from Professor Masel’s laboratory has shown that a new class of water-stable MOFs shows unprecedented a ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Environmental Protection Agency
  4. Antimicrobial Coated Granular Filter Media for Drinking Water Treatment

    SBC: Coating Systems Laboratories, Inc.            Topic: 09NCERE1

    Coating Systems Laboratories, Inc., of Chandler, Arizona, has developed a quaternary ammonium chloride (QAC) coating with antimicrobial properties that may be attached to common granular filter media such as sand and zeolite. The potential for coating filter media to improve drinking water treatment with respect to both disinfection efficiency and the production of disinfection by-products co ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Environmental Protection Agency
  5. A New Innovative Low Cost Manufacturing Process to Produce Titanium

    SBC: Environmental Abrasives, LLC            Topic: 08NCERP1

    Titanium with its inherent lightweight, corrosion resistance and mechanical properties is a critical and strategic metal in civilian and defense aviation, oil extraction and processing, water purification, the general chemical industry, and would be in automotive transportation if it were more economical. The entire world’s supply of titanium as a sponge has been produced by the Kroll process f ...

    SBIR Phase II 2009 Environmental Protection Agency
  6. Highly Bright, Heavy Metal-Free, and Stable Doped Semiconductor Nano-Phosphors for Economical Solid State Lighting Alternatives

    SBC: NANOMATERIALS AND NANOFABRICATION LABORATORIES            Topic: 07NCERP1

    There is growing concern about how to limit the release of mercury into the environment. One significant source of mercury is found in fluorescent lamps. Recently, however, compact fluorescent lamps have been heavily promoted in order to conserve electrical energy. While it is true that switching to energy efficient lighting is one of the easiest ways to save energy, reduce CO2 emissions, and s ...

    SBIR Phase II 2008 Environmental Protection Agency
  7. A New Innovative Low Cost Manufacturing Process to Produce Titanium

    SBC: Environmental Abrasives, LLC            Topic: 07NCERA1

    All titanium is produced by the Kroll process, which is a batch process for the magnesium (Mg) reduction of titanium tetrachloride (TiCl4). Separate operations are required to produce the toxic and very corrosive TiCl4, which must be stored and transported. Magnesium also is produced separately in liquid form via the electrolysis of magnesium chloride (MgCl2), which requires storage and transport ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Environmental Protection Agency
  8. Outdoor Biomass Gasifier Hydronic Heater (OBGHH)

    SBC: Chip Energy            Topic: 07NCERM1

    America needs a clean, affordable, reliable and sustainable product or system to obtain heat for residences in cold climates using renewable, carbon-neutral, plentiful, low-cost biomass fuels of diverse types found close to the location of usage. The available biomass could heat hundreds of thousands of homes, and costly natural gas could be directed to higher-value usage. Gasifiers” are de ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Environmental Protection Agency
  9. Development of a Reliable, Low-Cost and User-Friendly Spot Test Kit for Leaded Dust Based on Recent Advances in Bionanotechnology

    SBC: ANDALYZE, INC.            Topic: 06NCERP1

    Lead in household paint and dust is a serious health hazard, as low-level lead exposure can result in a number of adverse health effects, especially in children. Onsite and real-time detection and quantification of lead in paint/dust are very important to homeowners and certified lead-based paint removal professionals. Toward this end, both field-portable equipment (such as X-ray fluorescence inst ...

    SBIR Phase II 2007 Environmental Protection Agency
  10. Highly Bright, Heavy Metal-Free, and Stable Doped Semiconductor Nanophosphors for Economical Solid State Lighting Alternatives

    SBC: NANOMATERIALS AND NANOFABRICATION LABORATORIES            Topic: 06NCERA1

    At present, the most economically efficient lighting technologies rely on discharge emission from mercury vapors. Mercury, however, is extremely toxic and has the potential to accumulate in the human body over time. The alarming increase in mercury levels in our soils, sediments, and waters is driving the push to find economically viable alternative lighting sources that do not contain mercury. ...

    SBIR Phase I 2007 Environmental Protection Agency

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