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Grantee Research Project Results

Small Business Innovative Research:
FY90 - FY15 Phase I and Phase II Awards: Nanotechnology


Name and Address of Awardee Title of SBIR Project Phase I Award Phase II Award Total
Contract Number RFA FY $ Contract Number RFA FY $
Nanotechnology
Name: Lynntech Inc.
State: TX
City: Bryan
Zip: 77803

Microelectrochemical Capillary System for Environmental Analytical Lab on a Chip EPD11029
Final Report
2011 $70,000 EPD12036
Final Report
2012 $299,999 $369,999
Name: Cbana Labs, Inc.
State: IL
City: Champaign
Zip: 61820

Nanoporous Metal Organic Framework Filters for Removal of Gaseous Pollutants EPD10018
Final Report
2010 $70,000       $70,000
Name: Defiant Technologies, Inc.
State: NM
City: Albuquerque
Zip: 87109

Handheld Detection System for TCE and PCE EPD10021
Final Report
2010 $70,000 EPD11068 2011 $225,000 $295,000
Name: Instrumental Polymer Technologies, LLC
State: CA
City: Westlake Village
Zip: 91361

Silane-Terminated Aliphatic Polycarbonate Dendrimer Solutions for Environmentally Green Coatings EPD10028
Final Report
2010 $70,000 EPD11072 2011 $225,000 $295,000
Name: Omega Optics, Inc.
State: TX
City: Austin
Zip: 78758

Photonic Crystal Slot Waveguide Spectrometer for Monitoring of Volatile Organic Compounds in Groundwater and Hazardous Pollutants in Air EPD10047
Final Report
2010 $70,000       $70,000
Name: EcoArray Inc.
State: FL
City: Alachua
Zip: 32615

Using Flathead Minnow Microarrays to Test Toxicity of Nanoparticles EPD08026
Final Report
2008 $69,500       $69,500
Name: Intelligent Optical Systems Inc.
State: CA
City: Torrance
Zip: 90505

LSPR Nano-Immunosensor for Simple and Sensitive Water Monitoring EPD08036
Final Report
2008 $69,998       $69,998
Name: Intelligent Optical Systems Inc.
State: CA
City: Torrance
Zip: 90505

Nanoparticle-Based Lateral Flow Microarray Test Strip Assay EPD07031
Final Report
2007 $70,000       $70,000
Name: Leak Indicator Paint Systems, Inc.
State: WA
City: Dupont
Zip: 98327

Regenerable Biocidal Nanocomposite Through a Green Process EPD07033 2007 $69,665       $69,665
Name: Lynntech Inc.
State: TX
City: Bryan
Zip: 77803

Environmentally Benign Production of Nanoscale Materials EPD06046 2006 $70,000       $70,000
Name: PolyNew, Inc.
State: CO
City: Golden
Zip: 80403

Sustainable Polymeric Nanocomposites EPD06052
Final Report
2006 $69,469 EPD07088
Final Report
2007 $224,988 $294,457
Name: ADS Technologies, Inc.
State: IL
City: Monee
Zip: 60449

Nanoadsorbent and Microwave Technology To Capture and Recover Organic Vapors EPD05009 2005 $69,953       $69,953
Name: Luna Innovations Incorporated
State: VA
City: Blacksburg
Zip: 24060

Magnetite Nanoparticles for Enhanced Environmental Remediation EPD05027
Final Report
2005 $69,939 EPD06079
Final Report
2006 $224,963 $294,902
Name: Nanomaterials & Nanofabrication Laboratories
State: AR
City: Fayetteville
Zip: 72702

A Nanocrystal Biosensor Array for Simultaneous Detection of Multiple Waterborne Pathogens EPD05028
Final Report
2005 $70,000       $70,000
Name: NanoScale Materials, Inc.
State: KS
City: Manhattan
Zip: 66502

Solvent-Free Production of Alkaline Earth Metal Titanates for Electronics Applications EPD05029 2005 $70,000 EPD06080 2006 $225,000 $295,000
Name: nGimat Co.
State: GA
City: Chamblee
Zip: 30341

Engineered Magnetic Nanoparticles for Advanced Biosensor Signal Processing and Detection of Waterborne Pathogens EPD05032 2005 $70,000 EPD06083
Final Report
2006 $225,000 $295,000
Name: TDA Research Inc.
State: CO
City: Wheat Ridge
Zip: 80033

Chromate-Free Nanoparticle Corrosion Inhibitors for Steel EPD05042 2005 $70,000       $70,000
Name: Atmospheric Glow Technologies
State: TN
City: Knoxville
Zip: 37922

Sterilizing Medical Equipment With One Atmosphere Uniform Glow Discharge Plasma EPD04029
Final Report
2004 $69,941       $69,941
Name: Eltron Research & Development Inc
State: CO
City: Boulder
Zip: 80301

Combustion Synthesis of Nanoparticle Metal Phosphate Cathode Materials for Improved Lithium Ion Batteries EPD04033
Final Report
2004 $69,999       $69,999
Name: MiCell Technologies Inc.
State: NC
City: Raleigh
Zip: 27617

Metal Deposition for Microelectronics Using CO2 as a Solvent EPD04042
Final Report
2004 $70,000 EPD05052 2005 $225,000 $295,000
Name: Montana Biotech SE Inc.
State: SC
City: Rock Hill
Zip: 29732

Conversion of Natural Adhesive to Marketable Form EPD04043
Final Report
2004 $69,588       $69,588
Name: NanoMech LLC
State: AR
City: Fayetteville
Zip: 72701

Biomimetic Nanostructured Coating for Dry Machining EPD04044
Final Report
2004 $70,000 EPD05053 2005 $225,000 $295,000
Name: Nanomix Inc.
State: CA
City: Emeryville
Zip: 94608

Multi-Analyte Nanoelectronic Air Pollutant Sensors EPD04045
Final Report
2004 $70,000       $70,000
Name: Princeton Trade and Technology Inc.
State: NJ
City: Princeton
Zip: 8540

Environmentally Safe Wood Preservatives EPD04046
Final Report
2004 $70,000       $70,000
Name: TDA Research Inc.
State: CO
City: Wheat Ridge
Zip: 80033

Triggered-Release Biocidal Nanocomposite Coatings EPD04047
Final Report
2004 $70,000 EPD05054
Final Report
2005 $225,000 $295,000
Name: Technova Corporation
State: MI
City: Okemos
Zip: 48864

A Versatile Biomimetic Approach to Environmentally Friendly and Energy-Efficient Processing of Nanostructured Composites EPD04048
Final Report
2004 $70,000       $70,000
Name: CeraMem Corporation
State: MA
City: Waltham
Zip: 2453

Low-Cost Zeolite Membrane Modules for Solvent Dehydration 68D03013
Final Report
2003 $70,000       $70,000
Name: E Paint Company
State: MA
City: East Falmouth
Zip: 2536

Copper-Free Antifouling Coatings 68D03016
Final Report
2003 $70,000       $70,000
Name: Eltron Research & Development Inc
State: CO
City: Boulder
Zip: 80301

Aluminum Plating With Ambient Temperature Ionic Liquids 68D03019
Final Report
2003 $69,996       $69,996
Name: Foster-Miller Inc.
State: MA
City: Waltham
Zip: 2451

Low-to-No VOC "Chromium-Free, Permanent Primer" (CFPP) Coating 68D03025
Final Report
2003 $69,988       $69,988
Name: Intelligent Optical Systems Inc.
State: CA
City: Torrance
Zip: 90505

Nanoparticle-Enhanced Immunoassay for Monitoring Organic Pollutants 68D03026
Final Report
2003 $69,996 EPD04055
Final Report
2004 $224,996 $294,992
Name: Lec Tech Inc.
State: MI
City: East Lansing
Zip: 48823

Separation Process for Biobased Lactic Acid 68D03027
Final Report
2003 $69,966       $69,966
Name: Lynntech Inc.
State: TX
City: Bryan
Zip: 77803

A Universal Technique for Antimicrobial Surface Preparation Using Quaternary Ammonium-Functionalized Dendrimers 68D02030
Final Report
2002 $70,000       $70,000
Name: TDA Research Inc.
State: CO
City: Wheat Ridge
Zip: 80033

Fluorine-Free Hybrid Surfactants for Fire-Fighting Foams 68D02037
Final Report
2002 $70,000 EPD04062 2004 $225,000 $295,000
Name: Argonide Corporation
State: FL
City: Sanford
Zip: 32771

Nano Alumina Arsenic Filter 68D02087
Final Report
2002 $99,923       $99,923
Name: Materials Modification Inc.
State: VA
City: Fairfax
Zip: 22031

Nanocomposite-Based Filter for Arsenic Removal in Drinking Water 68D02095
Final Report
2002 $100,000       $100,000
Name: TDA Research Inc.
State: CO
City: Wheat Ridge
Zip: 80033

Nanocomposite Anchored Plasticizers 68D01045 2001 $70,000 68D02060
Final Report
2002 $225,000 $295,000
Nanotechnology: Total     $2,647,921      $2,999,947  $5,647,868 
Total     $2,647,921      $2,999,947  $5,647,868 

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