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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY20 is not expected to be complete until September, 2021.

  1. Integrating Sensors, Remote Sensing and DNDC Model for Quantifying GHG Emissions

    SBC: Dagan, Inc.            Topic: 1

    Spatial and temporal variability of soil carbon stocks and soil environmental drivers that cause the production and flux of nitrous oxide (N2O) across agricultural systems create challenges for cost effective quantification of N2O emissions and soil carbon stock changes at scale. Technological innovations sensor technologies, remote sensing technologies, cost effective metagenomics sequencing and ...

    SBIR Phase II 2020 Department of EnergyARPA-E
  2. Hardening of DOE UQ Codes for Ultra-Deep Proactive Geosteering in Oilfield Service

    SBC: CYENTECH CONSULTING LLC            Topic: 02b

    Most of future oil and gas exploration and production will be moving into more challenging environments and directional drilling is an essential technique for tapping the “difficult” oil and gas deposits. As the key technology that enables directional drilling, geosteering is the act of adjusting the well trajectory on the fly. The goal of geosteering is to increase production, reduce cost and ...

    SBIR Phase II 2018 Department of Energy
  3. Dynamic Gamma-ray Imaging for In Vivo Tracking of Microelement Transport Across Plant-Microbial Systems

    SBC: PHDS Co.            Topic: 27a

    The Department of Energy Office of Biological and Environmental Research (DOE BER) Mesoscale to Molecules Bioimaging Technology Program aims to develop new imaging and measurement technology to enable in situ and dynamic imaging across a range of spatial and temporal scales. Various imaging modalities are required to span the complete spatiotemporal landscape for bioenergy and environmental bioima ...

    SBIR Phase II 2020 Department of Energy
  4. 1a Cryo-Electron Microscopy Multiplexed Analysis (cryo-EMMA) with Big-Data Methods

    SBC: Ligo Analytics, Inc.            Topic: 01a

    Experimentally obtained, structural models of macromolecules provide information that helps us to understand biochemical and chemical reactions and to design compounds that modulate these reactions. Therefore, methods that generate such structural models are highly significant to research and development efforts in industrial and governmental laboratories. Cryo-electron microscopy single particle ...

    SBIR Phase II 2020 Department of Energy
  5. Turnkey hydro geophysical monitoring and decision support system for environmental cleanup and energy applications

    SBC: Subsurface Insights            Topic: 03a

    Actionable understanding of subsurface processes is required by multiple small and medium size companies involved in environmental cleanup and subsurface energy production. Having actionable understanding means that stakeholders (1) can assess and evaluate the merits and risks of different operational strategies given certain initial conditions and (2) modify these strategies over time as a functi ...

    SBIR Phase II 2020 Department of Energy
  6. Continuous Casting of Metallic Nuclear Fuel Pins

    SBC: CREARE LLC            Topic: 19b

    Economical production methods for metal nuclear fuel are needed to support the development of safe and environmentally friendly nuclear power plants. This SBIR project aims to develop advanced technology for low-cost production of nuclear fuel from uranium alloy.

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of Energy
  7. Quantitative Methods for Reliability and Fault Tolerance Testing of Digital Instrumentation and Control


    Replacement of obsolete analog systems with software-based digital systems in nuclear facilities has been hindered by significant costs associated with traditional quality assurance testing. This project proposes advanced software validation tools that will ensure that digital systems are safe, reliable, and cost effective for the nuclear industry.

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of Energy
  8. High-Speed, NaNoscale Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry

    SBC: zeroK NanoTech Corporation            Topic: 24a

    Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry (SIMS) is an important tool in the study of nanoscale composition of materials; however current instrumentation is slow, requiring long data acquisition times and providing limited resolution. The overall aim of this research proposal is the development of improved SIMS instruments, made possible by new ion source technology. SIMS has been used successfully to study ...

    SBIR Phase II 2019 Department of Energy
  9. Flexible Pipe Couplers for Molten Salt

    SBC: BRAYTON ENERGY, LLC            Topic: 06c

    Reliable, cost-competitive thermal storage is critical to the growth of the concentrated solar power market. The proposed program focuses on a key component which impacts future trough systems, addressing chronic reliability problems, and providing a pathway to higher plant operating temperatures and resulting higher efficiency. Todays solar trough plants use synthetic oil heat transfer fluids whi ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of Energy
  10. Condition Monitoring of Live Cables in Nuclear Power Plants


    As the current fleet of operating nuclear power plants ages, equipment degrades and causes increased incidences of failures which lead to plant shutdowns. This proposal offers to develop testing technology for fault detection in live electrical circuits to identify and resolve problems as they occur.

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of Energy
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