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Company Information:

Name: eSpin Technologies, Inc.
Address: 7151 Discovery Drive
Chattanooga, TN
Located in HUBZone: No
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
Phone: (423) 267-6266

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $739,986.00 9
SBIR Phase II $1,979,998.00 3
STTR Phase I $150,000.00 1

Award List:

SBIR Phase I: Development of High Efficiency NanoFilter Media

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Jayesh Doshi
Award Amount: $99,993.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project proposal focuses on providing a feasibility demonstration of producing electrospun nanowebs of nanofibers, and combining them with conventional filter media to form novel NanoFilter media for specific filtration applications. These… More

Development of High Surface Area Material and Filter Media

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: EPA
Principal Investigator: Jayesh Doshi
Award Amount: $69,995.00
Abstract:
The 21st century has begun with the promise of nanotechnology, which is expected to harness novel properties of materials and unique features of phenomena at the nanometer scale. This is likely to lead to significant breakthroughs that will have major implications for environmental protection. Thus,… More

SBIR/STTR Phase II: Development of High Efficiency NanoFilter Media

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Jayesh Doshi
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase II project will demonstrate using a prototype design the commercial feasibility of electrospinning to produce nanofibers. Nanofibers will be combined with conventional filter media to form a novel NanoFilter media for liquid and air filtration… More

SBIR/STTR Phase II: Development of High Efficiency NanoFilter Media

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Jayesh Doshi
Award Amount: $499,999.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase II project will demonstrate using a prototype design the commercial feasibility of electrospinning to produce nanofibers. Nanofibers will be combined with conventional filter media to form a novel NanoFilter media for liquid and air filtration… More

Filter for Airborne Pathogens and Toxic Liquids

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Jayesh Doshi, CEO, PI
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
Recent terrorist activities have left virtually no question that futureprotection systems for warriors will need to address chemical-biologicalfiltration. Although filters are presently available for CB threat, thereremains a need for regenerating, signature-less filters that can… More

SBIR Phase I: Carbon Nanofiber Based Supercapacitor

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Jayesh Doshi
Award Amount: $99,999.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project aims to develop activated carbon nano-fiber based ultra-capacitor with ability to store large energy and power density. Super-capacitors are increasingly becoming attractive because of their potential to provide highly reliable peak power but… More

Filter for Airborne Pollutants and Pesticides

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Jayesh Doshi
Award Amount: $750,000.00
Abstract:
Recent terrorist activities leave no question that protection systems for warriors will need to address pesticide and pollutant filtration. Although filters are currently available for particulates, there remains a need for regenerating, signature-less filters that can trap pesticides and … More

SBIR Phase I: Electrode Material Development for SuperCapacitor

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Michael Mainz, Mr
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project intends to develop low cost activated carbon nanofiber based ultracapacitor electrode material with ability to store large energy and power density. Polymer precursor nanofibers from polyacrylonitrile, pitch, phenolic, and lignin will be… More

SBIR Phase I: Surface Modification of Nonwovens Via Plasma Processing

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Jayesh Doshi, PhD
Award Amount: $99,999.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I research project will develop a low cost plasma treatment methodology capable of increasing adhesive strength between electrospun nanofibers and substrates, as well as change the functionality of nanofibers to develop functional textile material for… More

STTR Phase I: Nanofiber Based Lithium Ion Battery Separator with Reversible Thermal Shutdown Capability

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Research Institution: Vanderbilt University
Principal Investigator: Ravinder Reddy Nagireddy, DEng
Award Amount: $150,000.00
RI Contact: Ravinder Reddy Nagireddy
Abstract:
This Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase I project seeks to establish the feasibility of an entirely new class of liquid electrolyte separator for Li ion batteries that has a built-in reversible thermal shutdown mechanism. With increasing use of Li ion batteries, safety is of particular… More

Manufacturing Development of Biomimetic Tissue Engineering Scaffolds

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Jayesh Doshi, President – (423) 267-6266
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
In the last decade, researchers have investigated nanofiber based medical vehicles for various biomedical applications. The challenge is to produce nanofiber vehicles outside laboratory environment for clinical trial. This proposed effort is targeted at developing a cGMP compliant prototype process… More

Manufacturing Development of Biomimetic Tissue Engineering Scaffolds

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Jayesh Doshi, President – (423) 267-6266
Award Amount: $729,999.00
Abstract:
With tissue engineering science offering promising biomedical interventions for previously untreatable injuries or diseases, many researchers are investigating the use of nanofiber-based medical vehicles for regenerative medicine. The challenge is to produce such vehicles outside of a small-scale… More

High Flow, Extended-Wear Respirators for Ambient Particulate Matter Protection

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Jayesh Doshi, Principal Scientist – (423) 267-6266
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
This SBIR Phase I proposal proposes to design, develop, and produce high performance air filter media with low pressure drop and longer life for dust mask application. Non-woven composite filter media with macro and nanofiber will be produced to obtain design specifications. Fiber size, packing… More