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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. Compact Heat Exchanger for High Temperature High Pressure Applications Using Advanced Cermet

    SBC: Comprex, LLC            Topic: N/A

    In this proposal, CompRex, LLC (“CompRex”) seeks to realize a transformational and disruptive advancement in heat exchange technology for high temperature and high pressure applications through 1) the use of advanced metal and ceramic composite material, 2) development of a new simplified manufacturing approach, and 3) optimization of heat exchanger design to maximize the performance benefits ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of EnergyARPA-E
  2. A 2-5 MW Supercritical CO2 micro tube recuperator: manufacturing, testing, and laser weld qualification

    SBC: International Mezzo Technologies, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Mezzo and its partners will design, manufacture, and test a supercritical CO2 recuperator designed for high pressure of 275 bar and high temperature of 800 0C. The recuperator will incorporate a new manufacturing approach (laser welded micro tubes) that offers potential to reduce cost. It is well known that recuperator costs are currently very high for applications that involve high temperature an ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of EnergyARPA-E
  3. Irradiation, Heat, and Corrosion Resistant Hexagonal Boron Nitride-Cement Coating for Mitigating Aging and Irradiation Effects in Nuclear Power Plants

    SBC: C-Crete Technologies, LLC            Topic: N/A

    The goal of this project is to develop a novel experimental protocol utilizing the fundamentals of cutting-edge materials science, chemistry, and advanced nanoengineering to create a first-of-its-kind multifunctional cementitious coating material that mitigates the detrimental effects of irradiation, heat, and corrosive in nuclear power plants. Capitalizing on our promising preliminary results, th ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of EnergyARPA-E
  4. Rapid-ID: A comprehensive reach-back solution for fielded Rapid DNA systems

    SBC: PARABON NANOLABS, INC.            Topic: HSB0191001

    In this Phase I SBIR project, Parabon NanoLabs will develop a practical and affordable plan to establish a comprehensive reach-back support system for Rapid DNA analysis.The proposed solution, code-named Rapid-ID, will enhance DHS identity testing and kinship verification capabilities by enabling DNA analysts to review Rapid DNA profiles with OBIM Store/Match/Share software and re-run DNA analyses ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of Homeland Security
  5. Concept of Operations for Reach-Back Capability for Fielded Rapid DNA Systems

    SBC: SNA International, LLC            Topic: HSB0191001

    Currently, there is no analytical reach-back support or Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA) laboratory (lab) within Department of Homeland Security (DHS) accredited to review DNA results using the Office of Biometric Identity Management (OBIM) DNA Store/Match/Share capability. The purpose of Phase I is to analyze the feasibility of developing an accredited DHS reach-back capability to review results from ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of Homeland Security
  6. 8.1(6).Fire Weather Observation Sensor

    SBC: Intellisense Systems, Inc.            Topic: 81

    New technology that facilitates detection and management of wildfires on forest lands is criticalfor enhancing the protection of the nation's forested lands and forest resources. The newtechnology will also help maintain the existence of healthy and productive forest ecosystems aswell as provide new information to fire service personnel for understanding wildfire events.Intellisense Systems Inc. ( ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of Agriculture
  7. A Scalable and Rechargeable Antimicrobial Coating for Food Equipment

    SBC: Antimicrobial Materials, Inc.            Topic: 85

    We propose to develop effective robust rechargeable and economic antimicrobial coatings tofight cross-contamination in food manufacturing and improve food safety. The severeconsequences of microbiological contamination (e.g. foodborne illnesses food recalls branddamage and economic losses) demand food industry to re-examine the current food safetycontrol strategies and introduce novel technologies ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of Agriculture
  8. 915 MHz Microwave Heating Technology for One Pass Drying of Rice

    SBC: APPLIED MICROWAVE TECHNOLOGY, INC.            Topic: 85

    he proposal addresses development of an innovative one-pass drying technology that uses 915MHz microwave heating characteristics to maximize head rice yield (HRY) recovery. Head rice-- which is the mass of milled rice kernels that are at least three-fourths of the original kernel lengthafter milling of brown rice--is the high-value portion of processed/dried rice. National revenuelosses related to ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of Agriculture
  9. Handheld Optical Spectrometer for Real-Time Characterization of Digestible Protein in Soybeans

    SBC: SK Infrared, LLC            Topic: 85

    SK Infrared LLC proposes to conduct research and technology development toward a novelhandheld optical sensor that provides real time characterization of the quality of soybeans.Specifically the sensor will quantify five essential amino acids (cysteine lysine methioninethreonine tryptophan) that indicate digestibility of protein within the soybean product. Thistechnology directly responds to the s ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of Agriculture
  10. Rapid and Low Cost Toxin Analysis for Shellfish Food Safety

    SBC: Giner, Inc.            Topic: 85

    he contamination of shellfish with marine toxins produced during Harmful Algal Blooms (HAB)have become an increasingly common occurrence near U.S. shores. Consumption of contaminatedshellfish causes serious nervous and intestinal system illnesses which often require hospitalizationand fishing closures. The only way to minimize the risk to the consumer is to ensure that theshellfish product does no ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of Agriculture
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