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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.

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  1. Portable microfluidic platform for real-time, high sensitivity identification and analysis of microbes and microbial populations

    SBC: HJ Science & Technology, Inc.            Topic: 18a

    New technologies are needed for long-term and continuous monitoring of the remediation process of contaminants in the subsurface environment. The proposed technology provides the required sensitivity and selectivity, thus provides just such a means to accomplish this goal.

    SBIR Phase II 2017 Department of Energy
  2. Renewable electricity-powered carbon dioxide conversion to ethanol for storage and transportation

    SBC: Opus 12 Incorporated            Topic: DEFOA0001563

    Cost-effective electrochemical reduction of CO2 (ECO2R) in the atmosphere, is the holy grail of green chemistry. Using only water and electricity as other inputs, ECO2R has been demonstrated to produce ethanol with pure oxygen as a co-product. Ethanol is a versatile fuel that can be used in fuel cells, reformed to make hydrogen, or burned in an internal combustion engine. Ethanol produced from air ...

    SBIR Phase II 2017 Department of EnergyARPA-E
  3. Production of C5 Hydrocarbons from Waste Biomass

    SBC: Visolis, Inc            Topic: 11b

    Obtaining sustainable sources of chemicals and processing organic waste in an environmentally responsible manner remains a challenge. This proposal aims to solve these problems by converting organic waste into chemicals with widespread use in polymer and transportation industries.

    SBIR Phase II 2017 Department of Energy
  4. Ultra Low Background Time Projection Alpha Particle Detector

    SBC: XIA LLC            Topic: 29b

    The search for rare-events, such as double beta decay or dark matter detections, is primarily a fight to reduce the incidence of background events to sufficiently low levels so that the events of interest can be seen. Background sources include trace radioisotopes found within the materials used to construct, support, and shield these experiments, and any surface contamination caused by exposure t ...

    SBIR Phase II 2017 Department of Energy
  5. Design and Fabrication of the ASoC: a System-on-Chip Data Acquisition System

    SBC: Nalu Scientific, LLC            Topic: 22b

    Future basic science, engineering and medical discoveries depend upon tools with ever more precise timing measurements. Our technology provides low-cost, low power solutions usable by scientists across multiple disciplines.

    SBIR Phase II 2017 Department of Energy
  6. Wellbore Integrity Mapping using Well-Casing Electrodes and Surface Based Electrical Fields, Phase II

    SBC: Groundmetrics, Inc.            Topic: 13b

    This project will develop a new way to efficiently assess casings in oil and gas wells. Breached and corroded casings can leak contaminants into soil and water. The proposed system will give oil and gas production companies a quick and efficient way to identify potentially problem wells.

    SBIR Phase II 2017 Department of Energy
  7. Borehole-deployed electric field sources and sensors for permanent monitoring of CO2 sequestration in deep reservoirs, Phase IIB

    SBC: Groundmetrics, Inc.            Topic: 13b

    It is important to understand where CO2 goes when it is stored underground. This project will productize a novel method to detect and observe these changes over time. A low‐cost monitoring system could positively impact the economics of CO2 storage and reduce the risk to the public of potential leaks.

    SBIR Phase II 2017 Department of Energy
  8. High Oxygen/Nitrogen Selectivity Membrane

    SBC: COMPACT MEMBRANE SYSTEMS, INC.            Topic: 12d

    This program develops a novel membrane module which produces low cost oxygen enriched air. This program will 1) reduce energy requirements for small or medium size furnaces by up to 60% and 2) provide high CO2 concentration exhaust streams for enhanced concentrating of CO2 for CO2 sequestering.

    SBIR Phase II 2017 Department of Energy
  9. Robust S-Band thermionic RF gun with improved back-bombardment suppression (topic 4b)

    SBC: Far-Tech, Inc.            Topic: 04b

    Thermionic electron sources operating at microwave frequencies are current limited by electrons that reflect back from the radio frequency fields and heat the cathode. A novel cavity design is being investigated that will decrease the number of reflected electrons and improve the efficiency of the overall electron source.

    SBIR Phase II 2017 Department of Energy
  10. Fiber Optic Network Signal Integrity Analyzer

    SBC: Physical Optics Corporation            Topic: 01b

    To advance the nation’s capabilities to continuously monitor the integrity of high-performance computing networks, high-quality optical signal test-support equipment is required. Low-cost, user-adjustable data rate optical signal test support equipment for long-distance, wide area and other fiber optic networks operating in electronically noisy environments is proposed.

    SBIR Phase II 2017 Department of Energy
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