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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.

  1. SBIR Phase I: Portable, Low-Cost, and Robust Black Carbon Measurement Instrument using Radio Frequency Sensing

    SBC: Filter Sensing Technologies, Inc.            Topic: BC

    This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project will investigate the feasibility of using radio-frequencies to provide a real-time measurement of black carbon emissions. There is a growing demand for black carbon measurement systems in response to increasingly stringent emissions regulations. Accurate measurement and characterization of ambient and source black carbon emissions are ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 National Science Foundation
  2. SBIR Phase I: Low-Cost High Performance Cold Plate for Power Electronics Thermal Management

    SBC: ADVANCED THERMAL TECHNOLOGIES            Topic: EI

    This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project is focused on the development of a novel, low-cost cold plate for power module thermal management. This cold plate is enabled by a unique integrated package and heat sink assembly technology. The target application for the integrated package and heat sink assembly is high-temperature silicon carbide (SiC) power modules. SiC power modul ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 National Science Foundation
  3. SBIR Phase I: Energy Efficient and Miniaturized Power Conversion

    SBC: Arctic Sand Technologies, Inc            Topic: EI

    This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project leverages the game changing Transformative Integrated Power Solution (TIPS?) power conversion technology, to bring a radical breakthrough to the traditional tradeoff between efficiency and circuit size, pushing this figure of merit to a new frontier. By storing the required energy primarily electrically (capacitive energy storage) rather than ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 National Science Foundation
  4. SBIR Phase I: A novel 1 kW micro-turbine for distributed generation applications

    SBC: Dynamo Micropower            Topic: BC

    This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project proposes to create a novel low-cost micro-turbine engine that will revolutionize small-scale distributed power generation. The end goal is to install the generator onto residential HVAC systems to provide combined heat and power (CHP) for single-family homes. The engine will generate 1kW of electricity and the excess heat will be used ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 National Science Foundation
  5. SBIR Phase I: A Tunable Supersaturating Drug Delivery System for Cocrystals of Poorly Soluble Drugs

    SBC: Renovo Research LLC            Topic: BC

    This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project will develop a drug delivery platform for drugs with poor water solubility. Poor water solubility significantly hinders the delivery of some drug compounds into the body, which leads to poor drug performance. Cocrystals are new materials that can improve the water solubility of a poorly water soluble drug compounds. In order to take ad ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 National Science Foundation
  6. SBIR Phase I: Tunable Terahertz Quantum Cascade Lasers for Spectroscopy

    SBC: LONGWAVE PHOTONICS LLC            Topic: EI

    This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project will focus on the demonstration of a frequency tunable quantum cascade laser (QCL) operating at terahertz frequencies (1-10 THz) for applications including spectroscopy and non-destructive imaging. This novel source is based on external micropositioning driver for actuated the tuning mechanism that manipulates the QCL's optical wa ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 National Science Foundation
  7. SBIR Phase I: High Efficiency Near Isothermal Rotary Compressor for Improved Efficiency in Industrial Manufacturing

    SBC: OsComp Systems            Topic: NM

    This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project aims to further develop a breakthrough compression technology for industrial compressed air applications. We have developed an innovative hybrid-rotor geometry which leads to extremely high power density and enables the use of a proprietary liquid injection system that can directly cool the gas as it is compressed, leading to near isothermal ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 National Science Foundation
  8. SBIR Phase I: Chemically Vapor Deposited Hydrophobic Dielectric Polymer Thin Films

    SBC: GVD CORPORATION            Topic: NM

    This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project will explore the failure mechanisms associated with hydrophobic dielectric coatings used in electronic paper (E paper) displays. Specifically, electrowetting (E paper) displays require such coatings in order to modulate the contact angle of colored fluids and produce visual images. In order to provide adequate electrical insulation, conventio ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 National Science Foundation
  9. SBIR Phase I: On chip Raman spectroscopy solution for Biomedical applications

    SBC: Askari Murtaza            Topic: EI

    This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project proposes to implement a low-cost compact, wide-band, and high-resolution on-chip spectrometer and other components for Raman spectroscopy applications. The proposed architecture consists of silicon-nitride (SiN) spectrometer bonded with a silicon detector array to detect the output power of different spectral channels. A bandwidth of 2 ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 National Science Foundation
  10. SBIR Phase I: High Efficiency, Compact Thermoelectric Generator (TEG)

    SBC: VECARIUS, INC.            Topic: IC

    This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project will pursue the development of a novel design architecture for recovering exhaust waste heat energy from an internal combustion engine by converting heat into electricity. As vehicles become increasingly electrified, recovering a fraction of such heat by generating significant electrical power would off-load the vehicle alternator and ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 National Science Foundation
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