Small Business Innovative Research:
FY90 - FY18 Phase I and Phase II Awards: Innovation in Manufacturing


Name and Address of Awardee Title of SBIR Project Phase I Award Phase II Award Total
Contract Number RFA FY $ Contract Number RFA FY $
Innovation in Manufacturing
Name: Reactive Innovations, LLC
Address: 410 Great Road, Suite C-2
City: Littleton
State: MA
Zip: 1460

Micro Channel Electrochemical Production of Dimethyl Carbonate EPD14008
Final Report
2014 $99,999       $99,999
Name: NEI Corporation
Address: 400 Apgar Dr, Suite E
City: Somerset
State: NJ
Zip: 8873

Lithium-ion Batteries Based on Aqueous Electrolyte: A New Generation of Sustainable Energy Storage Devices EPD14009
Final Report
2014 $99,992       $99,992
Name: Grow Plastics, LLC
Address: 9027 Bothell Way NE
City: Bothell
State: WA
Zip: 98011

Process Development for Sandwich Core Structure PLA Thermoformed Objects EPD14023
Final Report
2014 $98,812       $98,812
Name: UltraCell Insulation, LLC
Address: 844 Elm Street. Suite 100
City: Manchester
State: NH
Zip: 3101

UltraCell - Advanced Cellulose Insulation EPD14024
Final Report
2014 $100,000       $100,000
Name: Instrumental Polymer Technologies, LLC
Address: 717 LAKEFIELD RD STE B
City: Westlake Village
State: CA
Zip: 91361

Soy-Capped Polycarbonate Dendrimers for Tough, Sustainable Water Based Wood Coatings EPD13020
Final Report
2013 $80,000 EPD15010 2014 $300,000 $380,000
Name: ACEA Biosciences, Inc.
Address: 6779 Mesa Ridge Rd # 100
City: San Diego
State: CA
Zip: 92121

Development of Pathway Selective Cells and Assays for Sensitive Detection of Environmental Toxicants via High Throughput Label-Free Cell-Based Screening EPD13015
Final Report
2013 $78,881       $78,881
Name: ArunA Biomedical, Inc.
Address: 425 River Rd
City: Athens
State: GA
Zip: 30602

Developmental Neurotox Assay Using Scalable Neurons and Astrocytes in High-Content Imaging EPD13018
Final Report
2013 $79,993 EPD15002 2014 $300,000 $379,993
Name: Ecovative Design, LLC
Address: 1223 Peoples Avenue
City: Troy
State: NY
Zip: 12180

Growth of a Fungal Biopolymer to Displace Common Synthetic Polymers and Exotic Woods EPD13021
Final Report
2013 $80,000 EPD15005 2014 $295,579 $375,579
Name: Liquid Lignin Company
Address: 102 Russell Street #104
City: Easley
State: SC
Zip: 29640

Environmentally Friendly Borate-Based Wood Preservative EPD13033
Final Report
2013 $80,000       $80,000
Name: RegeneMed, Inc.
Address: 9855 Towne Centre Dr
City: San Diego
State: CA
Zip: 92121

3D Breast Tissue Co-Cultures for Screening Mammary Carcinogens EPD13034
Final Report
2013 $80,000       $80,000
Name: Compact Membrane Systems Inc.
Address: 814 First State Boulevard
City: Wilmington
State: DE
Zip: 19804

Enhanced Processing of Green Solvents EPD13038
Final Report
2013 $80,000 EPD15004
Final Report
2014 $300,000 $380,000
Name: Physical Sciences, Inc.
Address: 20 New England Business Center
City: Andover
State: MA
Zip: 1810

A Low-Cost Rare Earth Elements Recovery Technology EPD13039
Final Report
2013 $79,985       $79,985
Name: Faraday Technology Inc.
Address: 315 Huls Drive
City: Englewood
State: OH
Zip: 45315

Environmentally Conscious Electrochemical Machining for Zero Discharge and Metal Recycling EPD13040
Final Report
2013 $80,000       $80,000
Name: National Recovery Technologies Inc.
Address: 566 Mainstream Drive
City: Nashville
State: TN
Zip: 37228

Automated Identification and Sorting of Rare Earth Elements in an E-Waste Recycling Stream EPD13036
Final Report
2013 $79,968 EPD15011
Final Report
2014 $300,000 $379,968
Name: Membrane Technology and Research Inc.
Address: 1360 Willow Road, Suite 103
City: Menlo Park
State: CA
Zip: 94025

Membrane Process for Solvent Reclamation and Reuse EPD12008
Final Report
2012 $80,000       $80,000
Name: OnTo Technology LLC
Address: 63221 Service Rd., Suite F
City: Bend
State: OR
Zip: 97701

Recycling Rare Earth Metals from Nickel Metal Hydride Batteries EPD12009
Final Report
2012 $80,000       $80,000
Name: GVD Corporation
Address: 45 Spinelli Pl.
City: Cambridge
State: MA
Zip: 2138

Environmentally-Benign Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTEE) Coating for Mold Release EPD12012
Final Report
2012 $79,357 EPD13048
Final Report
2013 $298,009 $377,366
Name: Sunocs LLC
Address: 5907 Murvihill Road
City: Valparaiso
State: IN
Zip: 46383

A Non-Toxic Composite Flame Retardant EPD12018
Final Report
2012 $80,000       $80,000
Name: Electron Energy Corporation
Address: 924 Links Ave.
City: Landisville
State: PA
Zip: 17601

Cost-Effective Rare Earth Element Recycling Process from Industrial Scrap and Discarded Electronic Products to Valuable Magnetic Alloys and Permanent Magnets EPD12030
Final Report
2012 $80,000 EPD13047 2013 $300,000 $380,000
Name: Membrane Technology and Research Inc.
Address: 1360 Willow Road, Suite 103
City: Menlo Park
State: CA
Zip: 94025

Novel Membranes for Natural Gas Dehydration EPD11043
Final Report
2011 $80,000       $80,000
Name: Faraday Technology Inc.
Address: 315 Huls Drive
City: Englewood
State: OH
Zip: 45315

Functional Chrome Coatings on Hard to Access, Internal Surfaces of Industrial Parts from an Environmentally Benign Trivalent Chromium Bath EPD11044
Final Report
2011 $80,000 EPD12040 2012 $299,981 $379,981
Name: Eltron Research & Development Inc
Address: 4600 Nautilus Court South
City: Boulder
State: CO
Zip: 80301

A Solvent-Free, Nanopowder Production Method EPD11055
Final Report
2011 $80,000       $80,000
Innovation in Manufacturing: Total     $1,836,987      $2,393,569  $4,230,556 
Total     $1,836,987      $2,393,569  $4,230,556