Tag: SBIR

U.S. Department of Energy releases SBIR and STTR funding opportunities

U.S. Department of Energy releases SBIR and STTR funding opportunities

November 17, 2020 |

In Washington, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science announced a funding opportunity under its SBIR and STTR programs. Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs are highly competitive programs that encourage domestic small businesses to engage in Federal Research/Research and Development with the potential for commercialization. BIOENERGY The […]

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EERE gives $43.6M for Phase II innovation projects

EERE gives $43.6M for Phase II innovation projects

July 28, 2019 |

In Washington, D.C., American small businesses received a near-$44 million boost from the Energy Department’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program. Selected small businesses are receiving Phase II Release 2 grants that demonstrate commercial feasibility for innovations during the second phase of their research. Awards range from […]

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Why “less dry” when you can “dry for less,” says Forest Concepts with Biomass Drying research grant 

Why “less dry” when you can “dry for less,” says Forest Concepts with Biomass Drying research grant 

August 9, 2015 |

In Washington state, Forest Concepts has been awarded an SBIR research contract from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Institute of Food and Agriculture. The two-year, $499,997 contract will support development of advanced model-predictive control systems for biomass dryers used in the biofuel and bioproducts supply chain. Innovations and technologies resulting from this project can […]

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Calysta Energy awarded SBIR Phase 1 grant.

Calysta Energy awarded SBIR Phase 1 grant.

January 17, 2013 |

In California, Calysta Energy has been awarded a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase 1 grant from the National Science Foundation. The grant supports development of a production platform for a new class of modified lipids (fats) with applications in a range of industrial products including plastics, detergents, and cosmetics. In particular, the research will […]

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NextCAT lands $500K grant for biofuels catalyst research

NextCAT lands $500K grant for biofuels catalyst research

September 26, 2011 |

In Michigan, Detroit-based NextCAT has been awarded nearly $500,000 in a Phase II Small Business Innovation Research award from the National Science Foundation based on its commercialization of a class of biofuel catalysts developed at Wayne State University. The catalysts focus on waste-based feedstocks such as waste oils and animal fats. Total grant funding for […]

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