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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. Transformation of carbon emissions to high-value products through a two-step electrochemical platform

    SBC: LECTROLYST LLC            Topic: G

    Carbon dioxide utilization can help reduce carbon emissions, but gaps remain in the value chain from initial capture to high-value products. Lectrolyst LLC will develop an electrochemical platform centered on selective two-step conversion of CO2 to acetic acid and ethylene, to fill this need. Preliminary life cycle assessment and techno-economic analyses indicate ~200 million metric tons of CO2 em ...

    SBIR Phase I 2020 Department of EnergyARPA-E
  2. STTR Phase I: BedDot: A Contactless Sensor Device for Sleep Activity Monitoring

    SBC: Intelligent Dots LLC            Topic: I

    The broader impacts of this Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase I project include the technology advancement of smart sensing and the improvement of the quality of life and care of seniors, by providing real-time safety, activity and health monitoring during sleep; and sending alerts, reports and analysis to their loved ones and caregivers. The growth of this demographic segment, the r ...

    STTR Phase I 2020 National Science Foundation
  3. STTR Phase I: A Machine Learning Framework for Comprehensive Dental Caries Detection

    SBC: Dentuit Imaging LLC            Topic: DH

    The broader/commercial impact of this Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase I project will be the development of an artificial intelligence software solution that enables automated detection of dental cavities in digital X-rays. Routine misdiagnosis of dental cavities (tooth decay) is a global challenge; cavities alone account for over 5% of healthcare costs in developed countries, with ...

    STTR Phase I 2020 National Science Foundation
  4. Novel Proton Alignment Aid for Isotope Production

    SBC: Applied Diamond, Inc.            Topic: 35a

    Accelerator produced radioisotopes are used every day for medical imaging techniques such as positron emission tomography PET). Importantly, research into the development of new isotopes suitable for this technique has expanded the biological characteristics which can be studied using this non-invasive method. This technique relies on robust production of these isotopes for the expansion of this e ...

    SBIR Phase I 2020 Department of Energy
  5. Detector with Adjustable Aperture for Electron Beam Monitoring

    SBC: Applied Diamond, Inc.            Topic: 33f

    Recently new high energy electron cooling beam projects, LEReC and CeC, were proposed at BNL as part of a transition to a future electron-ion collider EIC). Both projects are based on new principles and aimed at the improvement of luminosity for EIC operations. Efficient electron cooling of hadron beams requires a high quality high power electron beam with tight parameters energy and space traject ...

    SBIR Phase I 2020 Department of Energy
  6. Hyporheic Zone Sensing System

    SBC: Subsurface Insights            Topic: 26a

    Actionable understanding of watershed and ecosystem behavior is required for a wide spectrum of societal and engineering needs by both government entities and commercial entities. These needs include, for example, water resource management, precision agriculture and hydropower. Such actionable understanding requires the ability to numerically model various coupled processes and associated reaction ...

    SBIR Phase I 2020 Department of Energy
  7. In-situ Stress Estimation from Downhole Drilling Dynamics Data using Signal Processing and Data Analytics

    SBC: Petrolern LLC            Topic: 23c

    To ensure safe and cost-effective subsurface operations - including drilling, production, stimulation, and injection - knowledge of the state of stress is essential. Specifically, in CO2 sequestration operations, characterizing the in-situ stress state in the complex storage reservoirs and cap rocks is critical for safe storage of CO2 and minimizing of predicted potential environmental hazards rel ...

    SBIR Phase I 2020 Department of Energy
  8. Early Prediction and Prevention of Frac Screen-out using Deep Reinforcement Learning

    SBC: Petrolern LLC            Topic: 23b

    Screen-out is a costly problem in hydraulic fracturing operations for stimulation of conventional and unconventional reservoirs that could potentially lead to massive downtime and increased capital spending on a well. It can happen due to either operational reasons, such as equipment malfunction, or issues related to the formation. We believe that screen-out can be potentially diagnosed ahead of t ...

    SBIR Phase I 2020 Department of Energy
  9. RheoSurfR Neutron Reflectivity-Rheology Sample Environment for Studying Soft Matter, Biology and Materials Processing at Air-Liquid and Liquid-Liquid Interfaces

    SBC: STF Technologies LLC            Topic: 18a

    There is a critical, unmet scientific need for simultaneous measurement of surface rheological moduli, both shear and bulk, and molecular structure, both in plane and through the interface, across a broad range of interfaces, temperatures, surface area per molecule, and sample preparation DOE neutron scattering user facilities, and international facilities more generally, are currently unable to p ...

    STTR Phase I 2020 Department of Energy
  10. Advanced Multifunctional Battery Separators for Novel Liquid Electrolytes

    SBC: TalosTech LLC            Topic: 19a

    There exists an urgent need for advanced ion-selective membranes to enable new energy storage chemistries and architectures (beyond lithium ion batteries, for example, sodium ion batteries) Some novel liquid electrolytes, such as highly concentrated ionic liquids and water-in-salt electrolytes, have shown great potential to improve safety, rate performance and cycling stability of rechargeable bat ...

    STTR Phase I 2020 Department of Energy
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