Bench to pilot scale prototype for electrospinning biorenewable chitin sorbents for uranium from seawater: Process development, cost, and environmental analysis

Award Information
Agency: Department of Energy
Branch: N/A
Contract: DE-SC0010152
Agency Tracking Number: 213910
Amount: $1,498,846.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: 19g
Solicitation Number: DE-FOA-0001072
Timeline
Solicitation Year: 2014
Award Year: 2014
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2014-07-28
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2016-07-27
Small Business Information
720 2nd Street, Tuscaloosa, AL, 35487-0204
DUNS: 168844087
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Gabriela Gurau
 Dr.
 (205) 239-0892
 gabriela.gurau@525solutions.com
Business Contact
 Gabriela Gurau
Title: Dr.
Phone: (205) 239-0892
Email: gabriela.gurau@525solutions.com
Research Institution
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Abstract
525 Solutions will manufacture highly economical and biodegradable uranium-from-seawater sorbents from fishing industry waste, and provide them to government-designated mining companies, at the same time leveraging the governmental funds to create a sustainable chitin products business, enabling economic growth and job creation in both the chitin products and fishing industries.

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