Research Grants/Fellowships/SBIR

Small Business Innovative Research:
FY15 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 Monitoring and Remote Sensing
Name: Vista Photonics, Inc.
State: NM
City: Las Cruces
Zip: 88001

Inexpensive High Performance Continuous Ammonia Monitor EPD14015
Final Report
2014 $100,000 EPD16008 2015 $300,000 $400,000
Air Monitoring and Remote Sensing: Total     $100,000      $300,000  $400,000 
Air Pollution Monitoring and Control
Name: Precision Combustion, Inc.
State: CT
City: New Haven
Zip: 6511

Low-Cost, Regenerable Air Filter for Efficient Gaseous Pollutants Removal EPD14017
Final Report
2014 $99,897 EPD16006 2015 $299,972 $399,869
Name: ETSVP-JV, LLC
State: VA
City: Roanoke
Zip: 24012

Innovative Filters Using Nanomaterials for Removal of Gaseous Pollutants and Particulates from Contaminated Air Streams EPD14022
Final Report
2014 $99,902 EPD16003 2015 $299,985 $399,887
Air Pollution Monitoring and Control: Total     $199,799      $599,957  $799,756 
Air and Climate
Name: ADVANCED RECOVERY AND RECYCLING LLC
State: NY
City: Baldwinsville
Zip: 13027

Circuit Board Component Recovery for Electronic Waste Reduction EPD15021
Final Report
2015 $96,360       $96,360
Name: INDUSTRIAL MICROBES, INC.
State: CA
City: Emeryville
Zip: 94608

Low-Cost Biological Solution for Reducing Carbon Pollution in Chemical Manufacturing EPD15022 2015 $100,000       $100,000
Name: SIOTEX CORPORATION
State: TX
City: San Marcos
Zip: 78666

Industrial Process Pollution Reduction by Development of Amorphous Biogenic Silica to Replace Fumed Silica EPD15024 2015 $99,756       $99,756
Name: MICROCHEMICA, LLC
State: CO
City: Fort Collins
Zip: 80523

Microchip Analytical System for Inexpensive, Real-Time Aerosol Chemical Speciation EPD15025
Final Report
2015 $99,999       $99,999
Name: 3D ARRAY TECHNOLOGY LLC
State: CT
City: Vernon
Zip: 6066

Manufacturing of Ultra‐efficient and Robust Nano‐array based Lean NOx Trapping Devices EPD15026
Final Report
2015 $100,000       $100,000
Name: ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES & TESTING LABORATORIES INC.
State: FL
City: Tampa
Zip: 33612

Photo‐electro‐catalytic Nano‐air Filtration EPD15027
Final Report
2015 $98,931       $98,931
Name: Waddan Systems LLC
State: CA
City: Northridge
Zip: 91325

Multi Air Pollutant Lab-On-a-Chip (MAPLOC) EPD15039
Final Report
2015 $100,000       $100,000
Name: Precision Combustion, Inc.
State: CT
City: New Haven
Zip: 6511

Novel high-capacity, thermally stable, filter nanomaterials for multi-pollutant removal EPD15040
Final Report
2015 $99,828       $99,828
Air and Climate: Total     $794,875      $0  $794,875 
Biofuels
Name: Sustainable Bioproducts, LLC
State: MT
City: Bozeman
Zip: 59718

Direct Conversion of Municipal and Agricultural Wastes to Biodiesel and Ethanol Utilizing a Unique Extremophilic Fungus EPD14014
Final Report
2014 $99,944 EPD16007 2015 $300,000 $399,944
Biofuels: Total     $99,944      $300,000  $399,944 
Building Materials
Name: METNA CO.
State: MI
City: Lansing
Zip: 48906

An Alternative Concrete Chemistry with Significantly Enhanced Durability, Sustainability, Economy, Safety and Strength EPD15036
Final Report
2015 $100,000       $100,000
Name: BIO-ADHESIVE ALLIANCE, INC.
State: NC
City: Greensboro
Zip: 27410

Production of Bio-Rejuvenated Recycled Shingles (BR2S) for Pavement Construction EPD15037 2015 $100,000       $100,000
Building Materials: Total     $200,000      $0  $200,000 
Drinking Water Treatment and Monitoring
Name: Aspen Products Group, Inc.
State: MA
City: Marlborough
Zip: 1752

High Flux Nanofiltration Membrane for Emerging Contaminant Control EPD14007
Final Report
2014 $100,000 EPD16001 2015 $300,000 $400,000
Drinking Water Treatment and Monitoring: Total     $100,000      $300,000  $400,000 
Green Buildings Materials and Systems
Name: Lucid Design Group, Inc.
State: CA
City: Oakland
Zip: 94607

Software Framework for Enabling Innovation in Behavior-based Energy Conservation in Commercial Buildings EPD14020
Final Report
2014 $99,584 EPD16004 2015 $295,507 $395,091
Green Buildings Materials and Systems: Total     $99,584      $295,507  $395,091 
Homeland Security
Name: SURFPLASMA INC.
State: FL
City: Gainesville
Zip: 32606

Surface plasma-based decontamination for pathogen removal from water pipes EPD15038 2015 $99,798       $99,798
Homeland Security: Total     $99,798      $0  $99,798 
Manufacturing
Name: Faraday Technology Inc.
State: OH
City: Dayton
Zip: 45420

Hard Gold Plating for Electronics Applications from a Non-Cyanide Bath EPD15028
Final Report
2015 $100,000       $100,000
Manufacturing: Total     $100,000      $0  $100,000 
Nanomaterials
Name: MesoCoat, Inc.
State: OH
City: Euclid
Zip: 44117

Development of Zinc Coatings on Steel by CermacladTM to Replace Pickling Lines EPD14013
Final Report
2014 $99,939 EPD16005 2015 $299,999 $399,938
Nanomaterials: Total     $99,939      $299,999  $399,938 
Toxic Chemicals
Name: TIAX, L.L.C.
State: MA
City: Cambridge
Zip: 2140

Non-fluorinated Omniphobic Coatings for Stain Resistant Textiles EPD15029
Final Report
2015 $99,964       $99,964
Name: TDA Research Inc.
State: CO
City: Wheat Ridge
Zip: 80033

Isocyanate-Free Polyurethane Coatings EPD15030
Final Report
2015 $100,000       $100,000
Toxic Chemicals: Total     $199,964      $0  $199,964 
Waste to Energy Systems
Name: Environmental Fuel Research, LLC
State: PA
City: Philadelphia
Zip: 19123

Biofuel Production From Grease Trap Waste EPD14019
Final Report
2014 $100,000 EPD16002 2015 $300,000 $400,000
Waste to Energy Systems: Total     $100,000      $300,000  $400,000 
Water
Name: dTEC Systems LLC
State: WA
City: Seattle
Zip: 98119

Phosphorus recovery and high efficiency biological nutrient removal from wastewater with an innovative aerobic granular sludge sequencing batch reactor process EPD15031
Final Report
2015 $100,000       $100,000
Name: GreenTechnologies, LLC
State: FL
City: Gainesville
Zip: 32635

Phosphorus Removal and Recovery through Newly Developed Adsorption Technology EPD15032 2015 $98,389       $98,389
Name: LJJW AQUASOLUTION, LLC
State: WA
City: Dupont
Zip: 98327

Novel Nutrient Recovery Process from Wastewater EPD15033
Final Report
2015 $100,000       $100,000
Name: PHYSICAL OPTICS CORPORATION
State: CA
City: Torrance
Zip: 90501

Regenerative Capacitive Electro-Desalination System (RECED) EPD15034
Final Report
2015 $99,993       $99,993
Name: SPORIAN MICROSYSTEMS INC
State: CO
City: Lafayette
Zip: 80026

Cost-effective Molecularly Imprinted Polymer Based Monitoring Technologies to Improve the Performance and Reliability of Small Drinking Water Systems EPD15035 2015 $99,998       $99,998
Water: Total     $498,381      $0  $498,381 
Total     $2,692,283      $2,395,463  $5,087,746