SBIR Phase I: Advanced Catalysts for Hydrogen/Air Proton-Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells

Award Information
Agency:
National Science Foundation
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$99,992.00
Award Year:
2002
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
n/a
Agency Tracking Number:
0128400
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
GINER ELECTROCHEMICAL SYSTEMS, LLC
89 Rumford Avenue, Newton, MA, 02466
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
Kwang Kim
(781) 529-0528
kkim@ginerinc.com
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project is for the development of platinum catalysts for hydrogen/air proton-exchange membrane fuel cells. The proposed catalysts will be more active than the current catalysts. The goal is to develop advanced fuel cell catalysts that are sufficiently active to meet DOE's goal for precious metal loading for fuel cells. More active Platinum catalysts will help commercialize hydrogen/air proton-exchange membrane fuel cells for vehicle and low- to medium-power generator applications. Fuel cell manufacturers and users will benefit greatly if the proposed research becomes successful.

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