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Company Information:

Company Name:
NanoScale Materials, Inc.
Address:
1310 Research Park Drive
Manhattan, KS
Phone:
(785) 537-0179
URL:
EIN:
481172548
DUNS:
946856804
Number of Employees:
35
Woman-Owned?:
No
Minority-Owned?:
No
HUBZone-Owned?:
No

Commercialization:

Has been acquired/merged with?:
N/A
Has had Spin-off?:
N/A
Has Had IPO?:
N/A
Year of IPO:
N/A
Has Patents?:
N/A
Number of Patents:
N/A
Total Sales to Date $:
$ 0.00
Total Investment to Date $
$ 0.00
POC Title:
N/A
POC Name:
N/A
POC Phone:
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POC Email:
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Narrative:
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Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $2,179,507.00 26
SBIR Phase II $5,581,658.00 10
STTR Phase I $847,562.00 9
STTR Phase II $3,432,257.00 6

Award List:

Destructive Adsorbents for Chemical Agents and Hazardous Chemicals

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$63,280.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Kenneth J. Klabunde
Abstract:
N/a

Destructive Adsorbents for Chemical Agents and Hazardous Chemicals

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,537.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Kenneth J. Klabunde
Abstract:
Destructive Absorption Technology (DAT) is a non-polluting treatment process that has been demonstrated to be theoretically capable of treating hazardous substances, including chemical warfare agents, chlorocarbons, and contaminated soil and debris while allowing for reclamation of valuable… More

Development of Reactive Topical Skin Protectants Against Sulfur, Mustard, and Nerve Agents

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$97,027.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Kenneth J. Klabunde
Abstract:
The potential of Destructive Adsorbent Technology (DAT) to detoxify sulfur mustard and nerve agents has been demonstrated in the laboratory. DAT employs a new class of reactive adsorbent materials, known as nanoparticles, to detoxify such hazardous substances by removing halogen or phosphorous… More

Reactive Topical Skin Protectants Against Sulfur Mustard and Nerve Agents

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,692.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Kenneth J. Klabunde
Abstract:
The potential of Destructive Adsorbent Technology (DAT) to detoxify sulfur mustard and nerve agents has been demonstrated in the laboratory. DAT employs a new class of reactive adsorbent materials, known as nanoparticles, to detoxify such hazardous substances by removing halogen or phosphorous… More

Reactive Nanoparticles as Destructive Adsorbents for Biolog

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1998 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$98,955.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Kenneth Klabunde
Research Institution:
Kansas State University
RI Contact:
R.W. Trewyn
Abstract:
The objective of this Phase I is to demonstrate the use of Reactive Nanoparticles (RNP) for the decontamination/sterilization of biological agents and their mimics. Recent studies have shown that RNPs are very effective for chemical agent decontamination at ambient or higher temperature. Examples… More

Catalytic Topical skin cream Protectants Based on Nanoparticles and Polyoxometalates

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,882.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator:
K Klanbunde & Olga Koper
Abstract:
Catalytically reactive topical skin protectant (rTSP) for soldiers against chemical warfare agents will be developed based on two complimentary technologies. The first will be an outgrowth of nanoparticle metal oxides as destructive adsorbents, where catalytic action is facilitated by placing… More

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,652.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator:
K Klanbunde & Olga Koper
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$0.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Kenneth Klabunde
Research Institution:
KANSAS STATE UNIV.
RI Contact:
R.w. Trewyn
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,976.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / CBD
Principal Investigator:
Kenneth J. Klabunde, Chief Technology Officer
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,931.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Kenneth J. Klabunde and O
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,756.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Kenneth Klabunde
Abstract:
N/a

SBIR Phase I: High Rate Synthesis of Highly Reactive Solvated Metal Atom Dispersion Nanoparticles.

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,853.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) Phase I project focuses on the development of a Solvated Metal Atom Dispersion (SMAD) synthesizer for high rate production and eventual commercial adoption of metal nanoparticle materials. Several high value applications (from magnetic tapes to highly… More

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$0.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project focuses on the development and optimization of a continuous, easily scalable and economical synthesis of reactive nanoparticles (RNPs); characterization and control of physical and chemical properties of these materials; development of… More

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$499,995.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project focuses on the development and optimization of a continuous, easily scalable and economical synthesis of reactive nanoparticles (RNPs); characterization and control of physical and chemical properties of these materials; development of… More

Optimized Optical Parametric Oscillator (OPO) Converter for Solid State Standoff CB Sensors

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,991.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / CBD
Principal Investigator:
Olga Koper, Director of R&D
Abstract:
The objective of this Phase I proposal is to develop novel decontaminating adsorbents based on Reactive Nanoparticle Technology to address chemical and biological threats. Nantek's reactive nanoparticles have demonstrated excellent results as reactivedecontaminants for of both chemical and… More

Nanoparticle Based Hand-Portable Waterless Decontamination System

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$0.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / CBD
Principal Investigator:
Olga Koper, Director of Research and
Abstract:
"The objective of this Phase II proposal is to develop a hand-portable waterless decontamination system based on Reactive Nanoparticle Technology to address chemical and biological threats. Currently fielded chemical warfare decontamination technologieseither rely on harsh oxidants (such as bleach)… More

Nanoparticle Based Hand-Portable Waterless Decontamination System

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,760.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / CBD
Principal Investigator:
Olga Koper, Director of Research and
Abstract:
"The objective of this Phase II proposal is to develop a hand-portable waterless decontamination system based on Reactive Nanoparticle Technology to address chemical and biological threats. Currently fielded chemical warfare decontamination technologieseither rely on harsh oxidants (such as bleach)… More

Nanoparticles: Are They Viable Reagents for Upgrading the Quality of Raw Natural Gas?

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,820.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
70125 The economics of natural gas could be improved if its quality could be enhanced before entering the pipeline. Some of the natural gas contaminants that need to be efficiently removed are hydrogen sulfide, carbon dioxide, water, natural gas liquids and nitrogen. This project will… More

SBIR/STTR Phase II: High Rate Synthesis of Highly Reactive Solvated Metal Atom Dispersion Nanoparticles

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$0.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase II project focuses on the development and implementation of a Solvated Metal Atom Dispersion (SMAD) technique to support high rate production and commercial application of metal nanoparticle materials. Synthesis of gold and silver nanoparticle colloids… More

SBIR/STTR Phase II: High Rate Synthesis of Highly Reactive Solvated Metal Atom Dispersion Nanoparticles

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$499,959.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase II project focuses on the development and implementation of a Solvated Metal Atom Dispersion (SMAD) technique to support high rate production and commercial application of metal nanoparticle materials. Synthesis of gold and silver nanoparticle colloids… More

SBIR Phase I: Studies on Preparation and Reactivity of Surface Derivatized NanoActive Metal Oxides

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Shyamala Rajagopalan
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project will develop new surface derivatized reactive nanoparticles. These nanoparticles are expected to be highly active adsorbents and should be important in a number of applications. In the project, attention will be focused on preparing… More

Nanoparticles for Filtration of TICs

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,992.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The proposed work is focused on the development of a novel air filtration media utilizing nanoparticle metal oxides. The system will be capable of purifying air from a broad range of toxic industrial chemicals that do not effectively adsorb on currently used air… More

Nanoparticle Based Chemical / Biological Decontamination System for Air Force Parts and Components

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Franklin Kroh, Senior Scientist
Abstract:
Although the surface decontamination of parts / equipment exposed to chemical and biological warfare agents takes place at forward operating areas, there is need for a system to eliminate the possibility of exposure to repair depot personnel and facilities from contaminated parts / components (e.g.,… More

Novel Sorbents Based on NanoActive tm Materials and Expanded Starches for Toxic Agent Removal

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$80,000.00
Agency:
USDA
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
There is a growing need for improved sorbents that can be incorporated into chemical protective clothing, filtration materials, gas masks, etc. for protection from chemical hazards. The primary objective of this project is to develop a new composite sorbent material to address protective needs in… More

From Nanoparticles to Novel Protective Garments

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This project will lay the groundwork to investigate the untapped potential of highly adsorbent and reactive nanoparticles in the area of protective garments manufacturing. The overall objective of this collaborative Phase I research between NanoScale and… More

NanoActive¿ Materials: Unique Sorbents for Perchlorte Removal from Water

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency:
EPA
Principal Investigator:
Shyamala Rajagopalan, Senior Scientist
Abstract:
Perchlorate (ClO4) contamination of ground and surface waters has placed drinking water supplies at risk in communities through out the U.S. Perchlorte is a human health concern at high doses due to its capability to interfere with iodine uptake and the ability of the thyroid to requlate hormone… More

New Generation Nanocrystalline Materials for CB protection

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Ravichandra Mulukutla, Senior Scientist
Research Institution:
KANSAS STATE UNIV.
RI Contact:
Paul R. Lowe
Abstract:
The objective of this STTR Phase I proposal is to develop new generation nanocrystalline materials which would be superior to surface modified activated carbon in terms of adsorption capacity and selectivity towards chemical agents and very importantly are expected to have unique capabilities of… More

Solvent Free Production of Alkaline Earth Metal Titanates folr Electronics Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency:
EPA
Principal Investigator:
David A. Jones, Sr. Director Engin. & Prod
Abstract:
As the electronics industry grows and the trend toward miniaturization continues, the need for high performance electroceramic materials and environmentaly friendly processes for their production will become more prevalent. Barium and strontium titanate are ferroelectric materials commonly used in… More

NanoScale Oxide-base Solid Sorbent Trap for the Safe Handling of Chemical Contaminated Materials

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,999.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Slawomir Winecki, Senior Scientist
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project focuses on the development and implementation of a nanoparticle metal-oxide based collection, neutralization, and preservation of battlefield materials and evidence of a chemical and/or biological agent. The key component of the proposed… More

New Generation Nanocrystalline Materials for CB protection

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / STTR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$748,728.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Ravichandra S. Mulukutla, Senior Scientist
Research Institution:
KANSAS STATE UNIV.
RI Contact:
Paul R. Lowe
Abstract:
The objective of this STTR Phase II proposal is to optimize the new generation nanocrystalline formulation that was downselected from the Phase I project, which would be superior to surface modified activated carbon in terms of adsorption capacity and sel

Solvent Free Production of Alkaline Earth Metal Titanates folr Electronics Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$345,000.00
Agency:
EPA
Principal Investigator:
David A. Jones, VP Prod Dev & Eng
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase II project focuses on (1) Development and optimization of a continuous, easily scalable , and economical green manufacturing process for production of barium titanate (BaTiO3); (2) Characterization and control of physical and chemical properties of the… More

Nanocrystalline Filters of Cleanup of Used Non-destructive Testing Fluids

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Slawomir Winecki, Senior Scientist
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project focuses on the development and implementation of nanoparticle metal-oxide based filters for cleanup of wastes generated by non-destructive testing fluids. The key component of the proposed system will be a highly reactive nanocrystalline solid… More

Residue-Free Decontamination Wipes With Reactive Nanoparticles

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / CBD
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
Military equipment requires rapid and thorough means of decontamination from chemical warfare agents (CWAs) so that it can return to safe and usable condition. Current decontaminants include powdered sorbents that leave residues that impair the performance of sensitive equipment such as optics and… More

Nano-LiMoO2 as an Improved Cathode Material

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$200,000.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The objective of this proposal is to synthesize high surface area mesoporous nano-LiMoO2 and explore its use as a new, high charge density and rate cathode material in a lithium battery. NanoScale's long term goal is to utilze this novel material in advanced… More

Residue-Free Decontamination Wipes With Reactive Nanoparticles

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$263,063.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / CBD
Principal Investigator:
Franklin Krohn, Senior Scientist
Abstract:
Military equipment requires rapid and thorough means of decontamination from chemical warfare agents (CWAs) so that it can return to safe and usable condition. Current decontaminants include powdered sorbents that leave residues that impair the performance of sensitive equipment such as optics and… More

Nanocrystalline Materials for Removal of Reduced Sulfur and Nitrogen Compounds from Fuel Gas

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency:
EPA
Principal Investigator:
Slawomir Winecki, Senior Scientist
Abstract:
Integrated gasification combined cycle, or IGCC, which uses a gasifier to convert coal to fuel gas, and then uses combined cycle power block to generate electricity, is one of the most promising technologies to meet the challenge of generating electricity from coal in an environmentally sustainable… More

Nanocrystalline Materials for Removal of Reduced Sulfur and Nitrogen Compounds from Fuel Gas

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$225,000.00
Agency:
EPA
Principal Investigator:
Slawomir Winecki, Senior Scientist
Abstract:
Integrated gasification combined cycle (IGCC), which uses a gasilier to convert coal to fuel gas, and then uses a combined cycle power block to generate electricity. is one of the most promising technologies for generating electricity from coal in an environmentally sustainable way. IGCC has many… More

Engineered Reactive Metal Oxyhydroxides (ERMO) for Detection and Decontamination of Toxic Reagents

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Shyamala Rajagopalan, Manager, Research & Project Dev.,
Research Institution:
KANSAS STATE UNIV.
RI Contact:
Kenneth Klabunde
Abstract:
Several shortcomings such as lack of reactivity and selectivity are associated with currently available sorbent-based decontaminants. For example, carbon based sorbents can only physisorb toxins without neutralizing them. Secondly, all solid sorbents are sensitive to humid air. Thirdly, reduced… More

From Nanoparticles to Novel Protective Garments

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$750,000.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The goal of this project is to develop breathable, lightweight and disposable chemical protective clothing for use by personnel associated with law enforcement agencies, emergency medical services, medical/triage facili ties, and other federal, state, or local… More

SBIR TOPIC 252 - FUNCTIONALIZED BIMAGNETIC CORE/SHELL FE/FE3O4 STEALTH NANOPARTIC

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$150,000.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Frank Kroh
Abstract:
Early diagnosis and early treatment of cancer greatly improve the likelihood of long-term survival and health. Chemical structures that are selectively taken by cancerous tissue can be used to pull diagnostic and therapeutic moieties to cancerous tissue. A ppropriately sized iron and/or iron oxide… More

Engineered Reactive Metal Oxyhydroxides (ERMO) for Detection and Decontamination of Toxic Reagents

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / STTR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$750,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Shyamala Rajagopalan, Manager, Research & Project Develop
Research Institution:
Kansas State University
RI Contact:
Kenneth J. Klabunde
Abstract:
Based on the successful feasibility studies performed in Phase I, NanoScale Corporation and Kansas State University propose herein the continued development, and testing of Dye containing, Detecting, and Decontaminating Engineered Reactive Metal Oxyhydro

STTR Phase I: Intelligent Low-Toxicity Nanoparticles for Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$150,000.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Research Institution:
Kansas State University
RI Contact:
Paul Lowe
Abstract:
This award is funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Public Law 111-5). This Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase I project focuses on synthesis and delivery of nanoparticles for determination of the progression of cancer. Besides diagnosis, the nanoplatform… More

Bimetallic Nanoparticle Catalysts for Reforming of Logistics Fuels

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Franklin Kroh, Senior Scientist
Research Institution:
Kansas State University
RI Contact:
Paul Lowe
Abstract:
High efficiency, low pollution, and long lifetime make hydrogen-powered fuel cells desirable for portable power generation by the Army. However, it is impractical to transport hydrogen to where it is needed. Instead, reforming a transportable liquid fuel such as JP-8 or diesel fuel can produce the… More

Chemical-Biological Forensic Evidence Container with Agent and Tamper Resistant Tools

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Shyamala Rajagopalan, Manager, Research & Project Develop
Research Institution:
Clemson Apparel Research
RI Contact:
Christine W. Cole
Abstract:
The proposed research incorporates several inventions to produce structural components that can be assembled into a highly enhanced chemical-biological (CB) forensic evidence container for transport and storage of contaminated articles. Bio-hazardous materials are frequently encountered in standard… More

High Surface-Area Metal Oxide Sorbent for Sampling and Infrared Detection of Water Contaminants

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$98,607.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Slawomir Winecki, Senior Scientist
Research Institution:
University of Vermont
RI Contact:
Christopher Landry
Abstract:
Detection and identification of toxic chemical in water is vital for various military, environmental, and industrial applications. Specifically, the Joint Services have a need for rapid detection of trace levels of chemical contamination in water systems. This Small Business Technology Transfer… More

Odor Control in Spacecraft Waste Management

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Franklin Kroh, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Spacecraft and lunar bases generate a variety of wastes containing water, including food wastes, feces, and brines. Disposal of these wastes, as well as recovery of water, is necessary. However, evaporation of water also evaporates compounds with foul odors, some of which are much more volatile… More

Metal Oxide-Carbon Nanocomposites for Aqueous and Nonaqueous Supercapacitors

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Slawomir Winecki, Principal Investigator
Research Institution:
Battelle Memorial Institute
RI Contact:
N/A
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I effort focuses on development of novel metal-oxide-carbon nanocomposites for application in pseudocapacitive electrochemical supercapacitors. Specifically, nanocomposites based on manganese, titanium, tantalum and vanadium oxides will be incorporated,… More

Metal Oxide-Carbon Nanocomposites for Aqueous and Nonaqueous Supercapacitors

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / STTR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$600,000.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Slawomir Winecki, Principal Investigator
Research Institution:
Battelle Memorial Institute
RI Contact:
Gail Engel
Abstract:
This Small Business Technology Transfer Phase 2 effort focuses on development of a supercapacitor energy storage device based on novel metal oxide-carbon nanocomposites. In the Phase 1 project, NanoScale discovered a group of cathode nanocomposites with an exceptionally high capacitance of 270 F/g… More

Bimetallic Nanoparticle Catalysts for Reforming of Logistics Fuels

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / STTR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$492,713.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Franklin Kroh, Senior Scientist – (785) 537-0179
Research Institution:
Kansas State University
RI Contact:
Paul Lowe
Abstract:
High efficiency, low pollution, and long lifetime make hydrogen-powered fuel cells desirable for portable power generation by the Army. However, it is impractical to transport hydrogen to where it is needed. Instead, reforming a transportable liquid fuel such as JP-8 or diesel fuel can produce the… More

Chemical-Biological Forensic Evidence Container with Agent and Tamper Resistant Tools

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / STTR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$340,838.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Shyamala Rajagopalan, Manager, Research and Project Devel – (785) 537-0179
Research Institution:
Clemson Apparel Research
RI Contact:
Christine W. Cole
Abstract:
The proposed research incorporates several inventions to produce structural components that are assembled into a highly enhanced Toxic Material Forensic Container (TMFC) for transport and storage of contaminated articles. Bio-hazardous materials are frequently encountered in investigations, and the… More