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WILMINGTON, DE 19804-2410
United States



# of Employees: 22

Ownership Information

HUBZone Owned: No

Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: No

Woman Owned: No

Success Stories

  1. SBIR-STTR Success: Compact Membrane Systems

    When customers in the petrochemical, power, marine and other industries need sophisticated chemical separation techniques, they rely on Delaware-based Compact Membrane Systems (CMS) to provide these critical services. One significant service is the process of separating olefins from paraffins that...

Award Charts

Award Listing

  1. Energy efficient process for solvent extraction of oil from microalgae using green solvents

    Amount: $100,000.00

    Solvent extraction by hexane is the most common choice for extraction of oil/lipids from algae. However, hexane is not the best choice of solvent for algae oil extraction because of the need to market ...

    STTRPhase I2010Department of Energy
  2. Surface Enhanced Biocompatible Blood Oxygenators

    Amount: $127,123.00

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Compact Membrane Systems, Inc. proposes to develop novel blood oxygenator membranes with enhanced blood biocompatibility. These will be used to enhance conventiona ...

    SBIRPhase I2010Department of Health and Human Services National Institutes of Health
  3. Recovery Act- Scale-Up of Nano-Catalyst Membrane Reactors

    Amount: $150,000.00

    DOE-ITP Nanomanufacturing Initiative has given high priority to commercializing catalysts for chemical industries. There is ongoing need to develop low cost manufacturing infrastructure to support thi ...

    SBIRPhase I2010Department of Energy
  4. Recovery Act- Novel Membrane Reactor for the Manufacture and Purification of THF

    Amount: $150,000.00

    This project will develop a unique membrane reactor system for the production of tetrahydrofuran. In 2004 about 200 million kg of tetrahydrofuran were produced. The most widely used industrial manufac ...

    SBIRPhase I2010Department of Energy
  5. Recovery Act- Novel Membrane Reactor for the Manufacture and Purification of THF

    Amount: $998,192.00

    The conventional process for making dry tetrahydrofuran is very energy intensive because of the need for azeotropic distillation. Substituting distillation by membrane drying can reduce the energy con ...

    SBIRPhase II2010Department of Energy
  6. Recovery Act- Novel Membranes for Dehydration of Organic and Inorganic Acids

    Amount: $150,000.00

    Distillation is a very valuable chemical engineering unit operation but is energy intensive and capital intensive. This is especially true for removing water from organic and inorganic acids where co ...

    SBIRPhase I2010Department of Energy
  7. Novel Ethanol Dehydration Membranes

    Amount: $992,265.00

    There continues to be a need for production of fuel-grade ethanol from renewable sources. Ethanol from agricultural sources has many advantages including development of fuel independence. While there ...

    SBIRPhase II2010Department of Energy
  8. Novel Membranes for Enhancing Value of Bio-Oil

    Amount: $989,128.00

    Bio-oil is a liquid fuel made from biomass such as wood chips and low grade wood byproducts by fast pyrolysis process. Presence of carboxylic acids in raw-bio-oil makes the bio-oil very acidic and co ...

    SBIRPhase II2010Department of Energy
  9. Recovery Act- Recovery of Solvent from Solvent-Deasphalting Process by Novel Solvent-Resistant Nanofiltration Membranes

    Amount: $150,000.00

    In crude oil refining, asphaltenes are removed from heavy oil fractions to upgrade the quality of oil by solvent-deasphalting process. Solvents used in the solvent deasphalting process are recovered b ...

    SBIRPhase I2010Department of Energy
  10. Low Cost Fuel Grade Ethanol

    Amount: $400,000.00

    The membrane drying process for ethanol plants should be of great value in increasing capacity and/or reducing energy consumption for existing ethanol plants. We will manufacture modules of the novel ...

    SBIRPhase II2010Department of Agriculture
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