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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. Novel Method for Ferrate Production

    SBC: Lynntech Inc.            Topic: N/A

    New environmental regulations have identified many of the currently used oxidizing agents employed for industrial waste control, disinfection, and wastewater treatment as a caveat that must be addressed. Ferrate has potential for becoming the alternative of choice because of its aggressive oxidation properties and its negligible impact on the environment. However, there has been little industrial ...

    SBIR Phase II 2002 Environmental Protection Agency
  2. 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
  3. A Portable Flow Cytometer Suitable for the Rapid Detection of Adenovirus in Wastewater

    SBC: Geomet Technologies, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    The goal of this project is to develop a portable system for the real-time detection and quantification of adenovirus in wastewater. The system is based on a small, portable flow cytometer that was developed and is being marketed by Becton Dickinson Biosciences (BDB) under the trade name FACSCount¿ for use in selected medical and research applications. Unlike previous efforts to apply flow cytome ...

    SBIR Phase I 2002 Environmental Protection Agency
  4. A Universal Technique for Antimicrobial Surface Preparation Using Quaternary Ammonium-Functionalized Dendrimers

    SBC: Lynntech Inc.            Topic: N/A

    A novel, environmentally benign antimicrobial surface modification based on immobilized quaternary ammonium-functionalized dendrimers is proposed for the prevention of biofilm formation. Dendrimers are unique nanomaterials that have attracted attention as possible antimicrobial agents due to their compact structure, high local charge density of functional surface groups, unique carrier properties, ...

    SBIR Phase I 2002 Environmental Protection Agency
  5. SELEX DNA Aptamer Filter for Removal of Pesticides and Chloroaromatics

    SBC: OMNISITE BIODIAGNOSTICS, INC.            Topic: N/A

    OmniSite BioDiagnostics, Inc. (OmniSite) proposes to develop artificial receptors composed of DNA oligomers (called "aptamers") for binding and removal of organophosphorous and chlorinated pesticides. Aptamers will be generated by the systematic evolution of ligands by exponential enrichment (SELEX) combinatorial chemistry technique. SELEX aptamers offer several major advantages over antibody tech ...

    SBIR Phase I 2002 Environmental Protection Agency
  6. Low-Cost Machining Without Cutting Fluids

    SBC: CREARE LLC            Topic: N/A

    Cutting fluids have been used in machining processes for many years to decrease the temperature during machining by spraying the coolant into the machining zone, directly on the cutting tool and the part. This has the effect of decreasing the tool temperature, which increases tool life and improves the part quality. These benefits come with significant drawbacks. Cutting fluids are environmenta ...

    SBIR Phase I 2002 Environmental Protection Agency
  7. IMPROVEMENTS IN MOTOR OPERATED GATE VALVE DESIGN AND PREDICTIVE MODELS FOR RELIABILITY IMPROVEMENTS IN NUCLEAR POWER PLANT SAFETY SYSTEMS

    SBC: KALSI ENGINEERING, INCORPORATED            Topic: N/A

    MOTOR OPERATED GATE VALVE OPERABILITY PROBLEMS AND FAILURES AT NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS ARE A MAJOR SAFETY CONCERN AS STATEDIN NRC IE BULLETIN 85-03 AND GENERIC LETTER 89-10. THIS PROPOSAL IS AIMED AT IMPROVING GATE VALVE PERFORMANCE BY (1) DEVELOPING COMPREHENSIVE PERFORMANCE PREDICTION MODELS FOR USE OVER A RANGE OF OPERATING CONDITIONS, (2) DEFINING LIMITS, BASED ON SPECIFIC DESIGNS, BEYOND WHICH E ...

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  8. STEAM REFORMING OF MUNICIPAL WASTEWATER SLUDGE

    SBC: Manufacturing And Technology Conversion Int'l, Inc            Topic: N/A

    THE MTIC INDIRECT STEAM REFORMING PROCESS OFFERS A COST EFFECTIVE ALTERNATIVE TO THE EXISTING WASTE-TO-ENERGY INCINERATION OF MUNICIPAL SLUDGE WASTE (MSW) OR REFUSE- DERIVED FUEL (RDF). THE PROCESS HAS THE POTENTIAL FOR RESOLVING MANY OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES ASSOCIATED WITH INCINERATION, ESPECIALLY IN THE CONTROL OF CHLORINATED DIOXINS AND FURANS AS WELL AS EMISSIONS OF TOXIC METALS; PARTICULA ...

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Environmental Protection Agency
  9. Novel Method for Ferrate Production

    SBC: Lynntech Inc.            Topic: N/A

    New environmental regulations have identified many of the currently used oxidizing agents employed for industrial waste control, disinfection, and wastewater treatment as a caveat that must be addressed. Ferrate has potential for becoming the alternative of choice because of its aggressive oxidation properties and its negligible impact on the environment. However, there has been little industrial ...

    SBIR Phase I 2002 Environmental Protection Agency

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