Small Business Innovative Research:
FY20 Phase I and Phase II Awards: Full List


Name and Address of Awardee Title of SBIR Project Phase I Award Phase II Award Total
Contract Number RFA FY $ Contract Number RFA FY $
Air
Name: Aerodyne Research Inc.
Address: 45 Manning Road
City: Billerica
State: MA
Zip: 1821

Ethylene-Oxide Monitor With Ultra-Low Limit of Detection 68HERC20C0029
Final Report
2020 $99,998       $99,998
Name: Mesa Photonics, LLC
Address: 1550 Pacheco St.
City: Santa Fe
State: NM
Zip: 87505

Compact High-Performance Sulfur Dioxide Monitor 68HERC20C0030
Final Report
2020 $100,000       $100,000
Name: NanoAffix Science LLC
Address: 1225 Discovery Pkwy
City: Wauwatosa
State: WI
Zip: 53226

A Low-Cost Handheld Sulfur Dioxide Tester with a Hybrid Nanomaterials-Based Sensor Chip 68HERC20C0031
Final Report
2020 $100,000       $100,000
Name: MicroAeth Corporation dba AethLabs
Address: 1640 Valencia St
City: San Francisco
State: CA
Zip: 94110

Black Carbon and UV Particulate Matter, Multi-gas, Multi-pollutantSensor Platform 68HERD19C0021
Final Report
2019 $98,834 68HERC20C0049 2020 $299,919 $398,753
Air: Total     $398,832      $299,919  $698,751 
Air Monitoring and Remote Sensing
Name: Aerodyne Research Inc.
Address: 45 Manning Road
City: Billerica
State: MA
Zip: 1821

Ethylene-Oxide Monitor With Ultra-Low Limit of Detection 68HERC20C0029
Final Report
2020 $99,998       $99,998
Name: Mesa Photonics, LLC
Address: 1550 Pacheco St.
City: Santa Fe
State: NM
Zip: 87505

Compact High-Performance Sulfur Dioxide Monitor 68HERC20C0030
Final Report
2020 $100,000       $100,000
Name: NanoAffix Science LLC
Address: 1225 Discovery Pkwy
City: Wauwatosa
State: WI
Zip: 53226

A Low-Cost Handheld Sulfur Dioxide Tester with a Hybrid Nanomaterials-Based Sensor Chip 68HERC20C0031
Final Report
2020 $100,000       $100,000
Name: Intellisense Systems, Inc.
Address: 20600 Gramercy Pl
City: Torrance
State: CA
Zip: 90501

Remote Air Quality Reporting (RAQR) Device 68HERD19C0022
Final Report
2019 $99,999 68HERC20C0056 2020 $300,000 $399,999
Air Monitoring and Remote Sensing: Total     $399,997      $300,000  $699,997 
Air Quality
Name: KWJ Engineering Incorporated
Address: 8430 Central Ave
City: Newark
State: CA
Zip: 94560

Ultralow Power Sensor Package for Ground Level Air Pollution Levels fromWildland Fires 68HERD19C0020
Final Report
2019 $100,000 68HERC20C0053 2020 $300,000 $400,000
Air Quality: Total     $100,000      $300,000  $400,000 
Clean and Safe Water
Name: Opticslah, LLC
Address: 2350 Alamo Avenue SE, Suite 280
City: Albuquerque
State: NM
Zip: 87106

Infrared Hyperspectral Microscope for Rapid Characterization of Microplastics 68HERC20C0019
Final Report
2020 $100,000       $100,000
Name: Lucendi, Inc.
Address: 570 Westwood Plaza, Bldg. 114, Rm 6350
City: Los Angeles
State: CA
Zip: 90095

Cost-Effective, Portable and Automated Platform for Microplastics Characterization 68HERC20C0020
Final Report
2020 $99,996       $99,996
Name: RemWell, LLC
Address: 716 Noyes Road
City: Potsdam
State: NY
Zip: 13676

In Situ Remediation Technology (InSRT) for Remediation of PFAS Contaminated Groundwater 68HERC20C0021
Final Report
2020 $100,000       $100,000
Name: Creare Incorporated
Address: 6 Great Hollow Rd
City: Hanover
State: NH
Zip: 3755

Destruction of PFAS Using Hydrodynamic Cavitation 68HERC20C0022
Final Report
2020 $99,980       $99,980
Name: CTI and Associates, Inc.
Address: 28001 Cabot Drive, Suite 250
City: Novi
State: MI
Zip: 48377

Pilot-Testing a Novel "Concentrate-&-Destroy" Technology for 'Green' and Cost-Effective Destruction of PFAS in Landfill Leachate 68HERC20C0023
Final Report
2020 $100,000       $100,000
Name: Onvector LLC
Address: 3700 Horizon Drive
City: King of Prussia
State: PA
Zip: 19406

Advanced Plasma Vortex Equipment for the Destruction of PFAS Contaminants in Water 68HERC20C0024
Final Report
2020 $99,838       $99,838
Name: Espira Inc.
Address: 825 North 300 West, NE #300
City: Salt Lake City
State: UT
Zip: 84103

Integrated System for Water Disinfection and Bacteria Monitoring 68HERC20C0025
Final Report
2020 $100,000       $100,000
Name: Scientific Methods, Inc.
Address: 12441 Beckley Street
City: Granger
State: IN
Zip: 46530

Development of Simple, Field-Deployable Kit for Detecting Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria in Wastewater 68HERC20C0026
Final Report
2020 $99,998       $99,998
Name: AquaRealTime, Inc.
Address: 2201 Pearl Street Apt. 317
City: Boulder
State: CO
Zip: 80302

Early Detection and Prediction of Harmful Algal Blooms Using Low Cost, Networked IOT Sensors and Machine Learning 68HERC20C0027
Final Report
2020 $100,000       $100,000
Name: Triangle Environmental Health Initiative
Address: PO Box 3560
City: Durham
State: NC
Zip: 27702

Electrodialytic Nutrient Recovery From Wastewater 68HERC20C0028
Final Report
2020 $100,000       $100,000
Clean and Safe Water: Total     $999,812      $0  $999,812 
Cleanup of Contaminated Sediments
Name: Faraday Technology Inc.
Address: 315 Huls Drive
City: Englewood
State: OH
Zip: 45315

Electrochemical Extraction and Remediation of PFAS in Soils 68HERD19C0023
Final Report
2019 $100,000 68HERC20C0054 2020 $300,000 $400,000
Cleanup of Contaminated Sediments: Total     $100,000      $300,000  $400,000 
Homeland Security
Name: PHYSICAL OPTICS CORPORATION
Address: 1845 West 205th Street
City: Torrance
State: CA
Zip: 90501

Radiation Contamination Visualization and Mapping (RaCOM) System 68HERC20C0034
Final Report
2020 $99,999       $99,999
Name: Syntrotek Corporation
Address: 2800 Dartmouth Ave
City: Boulder
State: CO
Zip: 80305

Low-Cost Multiparameter Sensors for Enabling Maintenance Free Deployments in Water Distribution Systems 68HERC20C0035
Final Report
2020 $100,000       $100,000
Homeland Security: Total     $199,999      $0  $199,999 
Land Revitalization
Name: Hedin Environmental
Address: 195 Castle Shannon Blvd
City: Pittsburgh
State: PA
Zip: 15228

Carbonation of Mine Water to Increase Limestone Dissolution and Alkalinity Generation 68HERC20C0032
Final Report
2020 $99,523       $99,523
Land Revitalization: Total     $99,523      $0  $99,523 
Mining
Name: AirLift Environmental, LLC
Address: 5900 N. 58th Street, Suite #5
City: Lincoln
State: NE
Zip: 68507

Removing PFAS in Investigation Derived Wastes (IDW) with Electrocoagulation and Electrochemically Activated Persulfate 68HERC20C0033
Final Report
2020 $99,004       $99,004
Mining: Total     $99,004      $0  $99,004 
Mining and Mine Waste Management
Name: Hedin Environmental
Address: 195 Castle Shannon Blvd
City: Pittsburgh
State: PA
Zip: 15228

Carbonation of Mine Water to Increase Limestone Dissolution and Alkalinity Generation 68HERC20C0032
Final Report
2020 $99,523       $99,523
Name: AirLift Environmental, LLC
Address: 5900 N. 58th Street, Suite #5
City: Lincoln
State: NE
Zip: 68507

Removing PFAS in Investigation Derived Wastes (IDW) with Electrocoagulation and Electrochemically Activated Persulfate 68HERC20C0033
Final Report
2020 $99,004       $99,004
Mining and Mine Waste Management: Total     $198,527      $0  $198,527 
Toxic Chemicals
Name: Skyhaven Systems, LLC
Address: 25557 Bella Vista Circle
City: Steamboat Springs
State: CO
Zip: 80487

Paint and Coating Removal System with Ozonated Foam 68HERC20C0041
Final Report
2020 $99,999       $99,999
Name: TDA Research Inc.
Address: 12345 West 52nd Avenue
City: Wheat Ridge
State: CO
Zip: 80033

Development of a Non-Toxic Paint Stripper 68HERD19C0028
Final Report
2019 $100,000 68HERC20C0050 2020 $300,000 $400,000
Toxic Chemicals: Total     $199,999      $300,000  $499,999 
Water Quality
Name: 2W iTech, LLC
Address: 7964 Arjons Drive
City: San Diego
State: CA
Zip: 92126

Rapid Field Trace Detection of Perfluoroalkyl Substance in Water 68HERD19C0010
Final Report
2019 $100,000 68HERC20C0052 2020 $300,000 $400,000
Name: Faraday Technology Inc.
Address: 315 Huls Drive
City: Englewood
State: OH
Zip: 45315

Electrochemical Pretreatment of PFAS-Contaminated Aqueous Effluents 68HERD19C0011
Final Report
2019 $100,000 68HERC20C0058 2020 $300,000 $400,000
Name: Framergy, INC
Address: 4023 Kennett Pike #924
City: Wilmington
State: DE
Zip: 19807

A Novel, Nanostructured,Metal-OrganicFrameworks-BasedPretreatmentTechnology for the Remediationof PFAS inIndustrial Wastewater 68HERD19C0012
Final Report
2019 $100,000 68HERC20C0055 2020 $300,000 $400,000
Name: Polykala Technologies, LLC
Address: 11831 Ranchwell Cove
City: San Antonio
State: TX
Zip: 78249

Development of “Smart” Polymer Nanofiber Mats for Selective andEfficient Removal of PFAS from Landfill Leachate 68HERD19C0016
Final Report
2019 $99,815 68HERC20C0057 2020 $292,848 $392,663
Water Quality: Total     $399,815      $1,192,848  $1,592,663 
Water Security
Name: Syntrotek Corporation
Address: 2800 Dartmouth Ave
City: Boulder
State: CO
Zip: 80305

Low-Cost Multiparameter Sensors for Enabling Maintenance Free Deployments in Water Distribution Systems 68HERC20C0035
Final Report
2020 $100,000       $100,000
Water Security: Total     $100,000      $0  $100,000 
Total     $3,295,508      $2,692,767  $5,988,275