Pressurized Forward Osmosis for Man-Portable Desal

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: W91CRB-10-C-0036
Agency Tracking Number: A092-116-0048
Amount: $70,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2009
Solitcitation Year: 2009
Solitcitation Topic Code: A09-116
Solitcitation Number: 2009.2
Small Business Information
Cornerstone Research Group, Inc.
2750 Indian Ripple Road, Dayton, OH, 45440
Duns: 130020209
Hubzone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Richard Hreha
 Research Scientist
 (937) 320-1877
Business Contact
 Stephen Vining
Title: VP Government Programs
Phone: (937) 320-1877
Research Institution
Cornerstone Research Group Inc. (CRG) will investigate new techniques for efficient portable desalination devices with high product flow rates. CRG will utilize forward osmosis (FO) technology to increase the efficiency of current reverse osmosis (RO) powered devices. FO systems maintain several advantages over RO systems including passive desalination and minimal membrane fouling. By combining features from both RO and FO desalination devices, the effluent flow rate can be greatly increased. The proposing team''s track record of innovation of new materials positions CRG for successful implementation of a portable desalination device meeting the Army’s operational needs.

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