Award Data

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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 June, 2020.

  1. Dynamic NMR Logging Technologies for High-Resolution Measurement of Hydrogeologic Properties and Soil Response

    SBC: Vista Clara Inc.            Topic: 19b

    This proposal addresses the challenge of measuring the hydrogeologic response of geologic formations in-situ and at high-resolution to determine flow and storage parameters governing groundwater availability, contaminant fate, and other dynamic subsurface processes. How this problem is being addressed: We will develop direct-push and borehole instrumentation and methods for efficiently acquiring h ...

    SBIR Phase II 2018 Department of Energy
  2. An isogeometric approach to streamlining high-end structural dynamics simulation for automotive and other applications

    SBC: Coreform LLC            Topic: 02a

    A significant problem in automotive, defense, and other industries is the complexity of setting up and running simulations for various aspects of a design to ensure accuracy, assess failings, and predetermine fatal and non-fatal errors. A high-prole and increasingly important type of simulation is the modeling of crash phenomena, where today's best methods require millions of dollars of manual lab ...

    SBIR Phase II 2018 Department of Energy
  3. Real-time Dissolved Oxygen Monitoring for Understanding Biogeochemical Processes in the Hanford Reach Columbia River Hyporheic Zone

    SBC: OPTI 02, LLC            Topic: 19a

    One of the overarching goals of the Department of Energy’s Biological and Environmental Research (DOE- BER) program is the quantification of biogeochemical processes in complex subsurface environments at the Hanford Reach of the Columbia River in Washington and East River flood plain in Colorado. The models informed by this data are useful for predicting both short- and long-term changes to econ ...

    SBIR Phase II 2018 Department of Energy
  4. Persistent Monitoring of Dissolved Oxygen for Investigations of Biogeochemical Cycles Across the Terrestrial-Aquatic Ecosystem Interface

    SBC: OPTI 02, LLC            Topic: 19b

    Environmental sensor networks capable of taking data quickly enough to capture minute-scale fluctuations and durable enough to capture these data for entire seasons provide essential information for studying the seasonal and annual effects of environmental activity across complete ecosystems. The models informed by this data are useful for predicting both short- and long-term changes to economical ...

    SBIR Phase II 2018 Department of Energy
  5. SBIR/STTR Commercialization Assistance- Ease of use and deployment for a fast, scalable data movement infrastructure

    SBC: VISUS, LLC            Topic: 02b

    In recent decades, High Performance Computing (HPC) has risen as one of the key enablers of innovation in science and engineering. However, complexity and cost of deploying applications impedes industrial adoption. Problems include the quality, speed, and flexibility of software tools and the specialized expertise required to adapt solutions given the profusion of hardware configurations. Efficien ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of Energy
  6. High temporal and spatial resolution measurement of hydrometeor mass for automated assessment of precipitation rate and type

    SBC: Particle Flux Analytics Inc.            Topic: 07a

    The Particle Flux Analytics Inc. (PFA) Multi Angle Snowake Camera (MASC) has been operating at the DOE Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Oliktok Point site since 2015, providing the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement program community with unprecedented information about hydrometeor shape, size, and fallspeed. However, no technology currently exists for completing the critically needed suite of dat ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of Energy
  7. Leveraging the Uintah Computational Framework for Commercial Simulation of Industrial Flares

    SBC: Reaction Engineering International            Topic: 17b

    Advanced modeling and simulation software, such as the Uintah Computational Framework (Uintah), has been developed in the US, through significant funding by the Department of Energy Office of Advanced Scientific Computing, but has been underutilized by US industry. We will leverage Uintah for commercial simulation of industrial flares on publicly available HPC facilities, and we will further devel ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of Energy
  8. Raster Foundry: A Cloud-Based Platform for High-Resolution Imagery Management

    SBC: Azavea Inc.            Topic: 01c

    Advances in small satellite and remote sensing technology are revolutionizing the Earth observation industry and providing critical new sources of consistent, continuous data for atmospheric, ocean, and land use studies at a range of spatial and temporal extents. The increasing availability and falling cost of this data has created the need for innovative new tools that can help organizations rapi ...

    SBIR Phase II 2018 Department of Energy
  9. High-efficiency Post Combustion Carbon Capture System

    SBC: Precision Combustion, Inc.            Topic: 17c

    PCI’s innovation is a compact, modular Post Combustion Carbon Capture System (PCCCS) utilizing high internal volume nanosorbents for carbon capture, supported on a tailorable substrate. Our system enables low pressure drop, high volumetric utilization and high mass transfer, and is suitable for the rapid heat transfer and low temperature swing regeneration operating modes needed for cost-effecti ...

    SBIR Phase II 2018 Department of Energy
  10. Controlled-porosity ceramic materials for high temperature downhole applications

    SBC: Olympic Research, Inc.            Topic: 16a

    Development of high performance downhole components and materials is necessary to enable geothermal exploration and production capabilities in high pressure and high temperature applications. Conventional well materials are poorly suited for corrosive environments. Steel casing, screens, and other wellbore components are susceptible to corrosion in extreme geothermal conditions. An ideal replaceme ...

    SBIR Phase II 2018 Department of Energy
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