Spire Corporation

Basic Information

One Patriots Park
Bedford, MA, 01730-2396

Company Profile

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Additional Details

Field Value
DUNS: 065137978
Hubzone Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Woman Owned: N
Number of Employees: 65


  1. Portable Laser Hazard Identification and Monitoring System

    Amount: $99,820.51

    Laser beams present potentially serious hazards to the human eye. Retinal damage can occur for laser eye exposure to milliwatts power levels. The purpose of this proposed program is to develop a porta ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of Homeland Security
  2. A Synthetic Biology Toolbox for Natural Product Discovery from Actinomycetes

    Amount: $216,334.00

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The incidence of traumatic facial injuries relative to injuries at the other anatomic locations has risen sharply during combat operations in Iraq and Afghanistan ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of Health and Human Services
  3. Nano-Crystalline Ceramic Coatings for the Reduction of Sliding Resistance of Orth

    Amount: $1,490,513.00

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This Small Business Innovation Research project aims to develop hard ceramic coatings that will reduce the sliding resistance of archwires in their brackets during ...

    SBIR Phase II 2013 Department of Health and Human Services
  4. Nano-Crystalline Ceramic Coatings for the Reduction of Sliding Resistance of Orth

    Amount: $114,173.00

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): In this program, nano-crystalline ceramics will be applied to the surface of orthodontic archwires using ion beam assisted deposition (IBAD) to reduce sliding resi ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of Health and Human Services
  5. High Temperature Resistant Zirconia Coating for In-space Propulsion

    Amount: $99,575.00

    To enhance NASA systems, Spire proposes a novel technique for growing a graded nanocrystalline ZrON/ZrO2 protective coating with superior heat tolerance on relevant in-space substrates. The proposed c ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  6. Next-Generation, LED-based, Adjustable Spectrum, Pulsed Solar Simulator

    Amount: $999,214.00

    Solar simulators are needed for measuring the performance of solar cells and solar panels. These instruments currently use filtered high-intensity xenon lamps with poor spectral control, high voltage ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 Department of Energy
  7. Photoluminescense for Solar Cell Crack Detection

    Amount: $999,587.00

    In the manufacturing process for photovoltaic (PV) cells and modules, a significant percentage of crystalline silicon wafers and solar cells contain microcracks that are difficult or impossible to det ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 Department of Energy
  8. Large-Area UV-Selective Silicon-Based Avalanche Photodiodes

    Amount: $97,815.00

    This Phase I SBIR proposal aims to develop for the first time high efficiency large-area, low-noise UV avalanche photodiodes on silicon-on-insulator (SOI) structures. These devices will benefit from ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of Defense Army
  9. Photoluminescense for Solar Cell Crack Detection

    Amount: $99,745.00

    In the manufacturing process for photovoltaic (PV) cells and modules, a significant percentage of both single- and multi-crystalline silicon wafers and solar cells used in the industry today contain m ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Department of Energy
  10. Next-Generation, LED-based, Adjustable Spectrum, Pulsed Solar Simulator

    Amount: $99,623.00

    A key step in the manufacture of photovoltaic (PV) solar modules is their final test under simulated solar illumination. Manufacture of modules to produce megawatts of solar-generated power requires a ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Department of Energy

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