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Company Information:

Name: APECOR
Address: 3267 Progress Drive, Ste. 106A
Orlando, FL 32826-2930
Located in HUBZone: No
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
Phone: (407) 275-1174

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $645,746.00 6
SBIR Phase II $2,670,605.00 4
STTR Phase I $70,000.00 1

Award List:

Parallel-Connected Converters with Innovative Control

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Zaki Moussaoui, President
Award Amount: $96,200.00
Abstract:
"This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project intends to develop a solar-based expandable, parallel-connected power system with robust maximum power point tracking (MPPT) capability.Solar energy is regarded as an important resource of power energy in the future. As the need for flexible,… More

Advanced Development of Parallel-Connected Converters with Innovative Control

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Nattorn Pongratananukul, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $741,428.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase II project proposes a solar-based expandable, parallel-connected power system with robust maximum power point tracking (MPPT) capability. As the need for flexible, scalable solar power requirements increases,and in an effort to avoid the redesign of the… More

High-Power, High-Voltage, Bidirectional DC-DC Converter

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Rod A. Muhaisen, Principle Engineer
Award Amount: $119,949.00
Abstract:
The objective of this research is to investigate the technical feasibility of building a bidirectional converter to achieve the power density, efficiency, and coolant temperature objectives using an innovative marriage of state-of-the-art technologies. These technologies each represent innovations… More

Compact, High-Power, High-Voltage, Bidirectional DC-DC Converter

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Rod A. Muhaisen, Principle Engineer
Award Amount: $729,879.00
Abstract:
The inherent limitations relating to power density, conversion efficiency, and thermal tolerance establish barriers to future development in key military, automotive, and aerospace applications. This research aims to overcome these limitations and develop an unprecedented compact, high power, high… More

Power Generating Backpack

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Research Institution: UNIV. OF CENTRAL FLORIDA
Principal Investigator: Khalid Rustom, Vice President
Award Amount: $70,000.00
RI Contact: Issa Batarseh
Abstract:
The purpose of the Power Generating Backpack is to allow soldiers to generate electricity while walking. This backpack represents an alternative to bulky battery systems soldiers often carry on the battlefield. The adoption of this backpack will result in a lighter load, thus improved comfort and… More

DEVELOPMENT OF LOW-COST, HIGH-EFFICIENCY, HIGH-DENSITY, DIGITALLY-CONTROLLED DC-DC CONVERTER

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Khalid Rustom, Vice President
Award Amount: $79,974.00
Abstract:
The unique requirements of the high-voltage capacitive load DC/DC converter for the Navy's non-explosive based acoustic source provide an exciting opportunity for applying innovative design concepts not commonly encountered in commercial power supply product design. The objective of this SBIR… More

Integrated Three-Port Converters for Compact and Efficient Power Management

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Khalid J. Rustom, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,966.00
Abstract:
To meet the ever-increasing power demand of today's spacecraft systems, an integrated power electronics system capable of interfacing, and simultaneously controlling, three power ports will be designed and demonstrated in Phase I of the proposed project. This new proposed power electronic… More

Integrated Three-Port Converters for Compact and Efficient Power Management

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Khalid Rustom, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $599,947.00
Abstract:
To meet the increasing power demand of today's spacecraft systems, an integrated power electronics system capable of interfacing, and simultaneously controlling, three power ports is proposed in this project. This new proposed power electronic architecture employs a single-stage power topology, thus… More

High-Temperature, Wirebondless, Ultra-Compact Wide Bandgap Power Semiconductor Modules for Space Power Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: John C. Elmes, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,738.00
Abstract:
Silicon carbide (SiC) and other wide band-gap semiconductors offer great promise of high power rating, high operating temperature, simple thermal management, and ultra-high power density for both space and commercial power electronic systems. However, this great potential is seriously limited by the… More

High-Temperature, Wirebondless, Ultra-Compact Wide Bandgap Power Semiconductor Modules for Space Power Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: John Elmes, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $599,351.00
Abstract:
Silicon carbide (SiC) and other wide band-gap semiconductors offer great promise of high power rating, high operating temperature, simple thermal management, and ultra-high power density for both space and commercial power electronic systems. However, this great potential is seriously limited by the… More

High Efficiency Electric Power Manager for Man-Portable Photovoltaic Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2014 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: John C. Elmes III, VP of Advanced Technology – (407) 476-4747
Award Amount: $149,919.00
Abstract:
Apecor will develop an advanced portable power manager for rapid field recharging of military rechargeable batteries from foldable photovoltaic (PV) panels as well as scavenged energy from any available power source. This power manager will be to directly support the soldier by reducing the… More