SBIR Phase I: Lightweight Oxygen Generator

Award Information
Agency:
National Science Foundation
Branch:
N/A
Amount:
$99,994.00
Award Year:
2006
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
0610619
Agency Tracking Number:
0610619
Solicitation Year:
2005
Solicitation Topic Code:
BT
Solicitation Number:
NSF 05-605
Small Business Information
GINER, INC.
89 Rumford Avenue, Newton, MA, 02466
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
Y
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
N/A
Principal Investigator
 John Kosek
 Dr
 (781) 529-0505
 jkosek@ginerinc.com
Business Contact
 Anthony LaConti
Title: Mr
Phone: (781) 529-0501
Email: alaconti@ginerinc.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project aims to develop a lightweight, quiet oxygen generator for use by patients suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The oxygen generator, based on the use of electrochemical concentrator, would replace cylinders, liquid oxygen or pressure-swing adsorption units currently used for in-house therapy. This project addresses a large market opportunity that is partially subsidized by Medicare as well as providing an in crease in the quality of life for its users.

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