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  1. b: Membrane Technologies for the Petroleum and Petrochemical Process Industries

    Release Date: 07-29-2011Open Date: 08-02-2011Due Date: 09-17-2011Close Date: 09-17-2011

    This subtopic solicits innovation research for the development of membrane technology to reduce distillation energy in petroleum refinery and petrochemical separation processes. Large-scale industrial distillation accounts for about one-sixth of the annual energy consumed by the petroleum and petrochemical process industries, making it the single most energy intensive process of all US industrial ...

    SBIRPhase IDepartment of Energy
  2. c: Industrial Membrane Process Systems

    Release Date: 07-29-2011Open Date: 08-02-2011Due Date: 09-17-2011Close Date: 09-17-2011

    Grant applications are sought to enhance the separation capabilities of membranes used in industrial process streams. Proposed research should be aimed at developing and commercializing innovative membrane systems, using new or currently existing membranes, that can be robust when integrated within real-world processes (e.g., inert gas removal, isomer separation, aromatic/non-aromatic separations, ...

    SBIRPhase IDepartment of Energy
  3. d: Other

    Release Date: 07-29-2011Open Date: 08-02-2011Due Date: 09-17-2011Close Date: 09-17-2011

    In addition to the specific subtopics listed above, the Department invites grant applications in other areas that fall within the scope of the topic description above.Questions - contact Charles Russomanno, Charles.Russomanno@hq.doe.gov

    SBIRPhase IDepartment of Energy
  4. 19: Advanced Clean Energy Research

    Release Date: 07-29-2011Open Date: 08-02-2011Due Date: 09-17-2011Close Date: 09-17-2011

    For the foreseeable future, the energy needed to sustain economic growth will continue to come largely from hydrocarbon fuels. In supplying this energy need, however, the Nation must address growing global and regional environmental concerns, supply issues, and energy prices. Maintaining low-cost energy in the face of growing demand, diminishing supply, and increasing environmental pressure requir ...

    SBIRPhase IDepartment of Energy
  5. a: Novel Sequestration Concepts- Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Conversion to Fuels and Chemicals

    Release Date: 07-29-2011Open Date: 08-02-2011Due Date: 09-17-2011Close Date: 09-17-2011

    Utilization of carbon dioxide (CO2) has become an important global issue due to the significant and continuous rise in atmospheric CO2 concentrations, accelerated growth in the consumption of carbon-based energy worldwide, depletion of carbon-based energy resources, and low efficiency in current energy systems. Proposals are sought to develop novel and advanced concepts for conversion of CO2 from ...

    SBIRPhase IDepartment of Energy
  6. b: Genomic Enhancement of Microbial or Biomimetic Means of Solid Hydrocarbon Conversion

    Release Date: 07-29-2011Open Date: 08-02-2011Due Date: 09-17-2011Close Date: 09-17-2011

    At least half of the U.S. solid hydrocarbon fuel deposits are not economically recoverable according to EIA. Uneconomic deposits are usually situated in geologically challenging, environmentally restricted or costly locations. Research is sought that evaluates or demonstrates man-made modifications to existing biomimetic microbial methods of exploiting known genetic attributes of microbial mechani ...

    SBIRPhase IDepartment of Energy
  7. c: High-Temperature Sealing Systems Based on Viscous Glass

    Release Date: 07-29-2011Open Date: 08-02-2011Due Date: 09-17-2011Close Date: 09-17-2011

    High temperature (650°C to 850°C) planar solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) stacks are comprised of alternating fuel and air chambers, which are sealed from each other and connected to fuel and air delivery manifolds, respectively. These seals are subject to a demanding set of performance criteria due to the extreme operating environment. The seals must have a low electrical conductivity, be chemicall ...

    SBIRPhase IDepartment of Energy
  8. d: Long-life Thermal Barrier Coatings (TBC) For High Temperature Applications

    Release Date: 07-29-2011Open Date: 08-02-2011Due Date: 09-17-2011Close Date: 09-17-2011

    Applications—Gas turbine efficiency can be improved by maximizing inlet temperature and/or reducing the amount of cooling air required for airfoils. In order to enable the highest temperatures while protecting super alloy substrates thermal barrier coatings (TBCs) are used. Grant applications are sought to develop materials and methodologies that advance the state-of-the-art and address new cera ...

    SBIRPhase IDepartment of Energy
  9. e: Other

    Release Date: 07-29-2011Open Date: 08-02-2011Due Date: 09-17-2011Close Date: 09-17-2011

    In addition to the specific subtopics listed above, the Department invites grant applications in other areas that fall within the scope of the topic description above.Questions – contact Doug Archer, douglas.archer@hq.doe.gov

    SBIRPhase IDepartment of Energy
  10. 20: High Performance Materials for Nuclear Application

    Release Date: 07-29-2011Open Date: 08-02-2011Due Date: 09-17-2011Close Date: 09-17-2011

    To achieve energy security and greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction objectives, the United States must develop and deploy clean, affordable, domestic energy sources as quickly as possible. Nuclear power will continue to be a key component of a portfolio of technologies that meets our energy goals. Nuclear Energy R&D activities are organized along four main R&D objectives that address challenges ...

    SBIRPhase IDepartment of Energy
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