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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 September, 2020.

  1. SBIR Phase I: Novel Thermochromic Roofing Materials with Excellent Weatherability

    SBC: Sommer Materials Research, Inc.            Topic: BC

    This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project will incorporate thermochromic pigments into inorganic coatings to be used as a replacement for colored clay-coatings on roofing shingle granules. This novel inorganic coating will turn dark in low temperatures and light at higher temperatures, to absorb solar heat in the winter and reflect solar radiation in the summer, thereby increasing th ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 National Science Foundation
  2. SBIR Phase I: Novel Utilization of Fly Ash using a Sustainable Process

    SBC: Novoreach Technologies LLC            Topic: NM

    This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project will develop a novel and sustainable process to utilize industrial waste materials and energy to prepare high value commercial structural materials. Fly ash from coal power plants will be formulated and reacted with flue gas to develop proppant materials for hydraulic fracturing in oil and gas exploration. The use of fly ash will not only red ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 National Science Foundation
  3. SBIR Phase I: Multilayer Ceramic Electrolyte Membrane (ML-CEM) for a sodium metal-chloride electrochemical cell

    SBC: Na 4 B, LLC            Topic: NM

    This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project aims to confirm the performance of a novel, freestanding, nano-structured, multilayered ceramic electrolyte membrane (ML-CEM) design. The ML-CEM will be produced from an anodic aluminum oxide (AAO) membrane in a vapor phase method. The Na+ conductive ML-CEM has an open-porous√°-alumina layer providing the required structural strength, ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 National Science Foundation
  4. SBIR Phase I: A new conducting, transparent, solution-processable polymer

    SBC: Voltaic Coatings LLC            Topic: PH

    The broader impacts/commercial potential of this Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project involves the development of a variety of conducting polymers which can be solution processed into thin films with high transparency and high conductivity. These films will be used as transparent conductors in devices ranging from flexible displays to photovoltaic cells. The ease of solution p ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 National Science Foundation
  5. SBIR Phase I: Copper-based Antimicrobial Plastic Masterbatch Pellets

    SBC: QTEK LLC            Topic: MI

    This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project will address a growing market demand for advanced antimicrobial plastic surfaces by employing a newly-developed ionic copper-based antimicrobial additive technology. The potential of this project lies in the ubiquity of plastics in consumer products. It is desirable that plastic products remain free of bacteria and fungi in a wide variety of ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 National Science Foundation
  6. SBIR Phase I: Design And Implementation Of A Self-Contained Sensor For 3-Dimensional State Estimation And Ground-Based Sense-And-Avoid System For Small Unmanned Aerial Systems.

    SBC: SkySpecs, Inc            Topic: EW

    The broader impact/commercial potential of this project is the development of a commercial UAS positioning and sense-and-avoid technology that will enable future UAS to operate safely in the NAS while delivering revolutionary new capabilities in emergency response, search and rescue, law enforcement, infrastructure inspection (e.g. wind turbines, bridges, road), agriculture, forestry, and a multit ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 National Science Foundation
  7. SBIR Phase I: Bandages for Wound Healing

    SBC: Bionic Concepts            Topic: BM

    The broader impact/commercial potential of this project is in enabling the development of inexpensive miniature pumps that can be integrated with bandages in order to apply negative pressure therapy to wounds. Negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) is the most commonly prescribed therapy for wounds that do not heal by themselves (i.e. chronic wounds), or to make wounds heal faster. However, a limi ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 National Science Foundation
  8. SBIR Phase I: Active Radar Multi-Path Mapping for High-Precision Ranging Applications

    SBC: Greina Technologies            Topic: IC

    The broader impact/commercial potential of this Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project derives from the fact that modern Real Time Location Service (RTLS) systems offer the potential to improve the efficiency of warehouses, offices, and hospitals, and to increase the safety of first responders during an emergency. The high-precision radio frequency (RF) ranging technology to be ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 National Science Foundation
  9. SBIR Phase I: 4th Generation Advanced High Strength Steel (AHSS) Produced via Novel High-Temperature Deformation Manufacturing

    SBC: DETROIT MATERIALS, INC.            Topic: MI

    This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project will focus on the development a new family of nanoengineered low-alloy steels that surpass the state-of-the-art in coupling high strength (>2,000 MPa tensile strength) with high elongation (>20%). The outcome of this project will be the creation of a domestically-designed and produced, and lower cost advanced high strength steel (AHSS), based ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 National Science Foundation
  10. SBIR Phase I: Metal Matrix Composite Diamond Blades

    SBC: REL, INC.            Topic: MI

    This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project will develop a metal matrix composite concrete cutting diamond blade. This project has the potential to address a distinct need in a $2 billion domestic market. The technology for cutting concrete hasn't changed in over 20 years and the industry continues to deal with the same issues: blade overheat and warping, slow cutting speed ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 National Science Foundation
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