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Small Business Innovation Research: FY89 - FY03 Awards: Water


Name and Address of Awardee

Title of SBIR Project

Phase I Award

Phase II Award

Total

FY

$

FY

$

WATER
Enzyme Technology Research Group, Inc.
710 West Main Street
Durham, NC 27701
(919) 683-3161
Electrochemical Enzyme Immunoassay To Study Alternative Drinking Water Treatment

1990

$49,978

 
 
 
Novatek
10 West Ross Avenue
Oxford, OH 45056
(515) 523-1545
Removal of Chlorine Dioxide By-products from Drinking Water

1990

$50,000

 
 
 
S. R. Taylor & Associates
516 SW Kaw
Bartlesville, OK 74003
(918) 337-0264
Novel Cleanup of Metal Working Wastewaters

1990

$49,550

 
 
 
TDA Research, Inc.
12345 West 52nd Avenue
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
(303) 422-7819/940-2300
Emulsion Liquid Membrane Extraction of Phenolics from Industrial Wastewaters

1990

$50,000

1991

$150,000

$200,000

Clear Corporation Enterprises, Inc.
1750 30th Street, #605
Boulder, CO 80301 (303) 530-5686
A New Control/Optimization Instrument for Coagulation Management

1991

$50,000

 
 
 
Eckenfelder, Inc.
227 French Landing Drive
Nashville, TN 37228 (615) 255-2288
Offgas Recycle for Enhanced VOC Biodegradation - An Innovative VOC Control Strategy

1991

$49,800

 
 
 
Gray & Osborne, Inc.
P.O. Box 2069
Yakima, WA 98907 (509) 453-4833
Automated ORP Process Control for an Oxidation Ditch Internal Anoxic Mixing System

1991

$50,000

1992

$150,000

$200,000

ICET, Inc.
916 Pleasant Street, Unit 12
Norwood, MA 02062 (617) 769-6064
New Sorbents for Trace Heavy Metal Removal from Drinking Water

1991

$50,000

 
 
 
Western Environmental Engineers
1235 East Fourth Avenue
Olympia, WA 98506 (206) 357-9000
Improved Anaerobic Digestion Through Biological Enhancement

1991

$48,837

 
 
 
Energy & Environmental Engineering, Inc.
P.O. Box 215
East Cambridge, MA 02141 (617) 666-5500
A Low Life-Cycle Cost UV Source and Reactor To Oxidize Aqueous Phase Organics

1992

$50,000

1993

$150,000

$200,000

Mega-Carbon
801 Business Center Drive
Mt. Prospect, IL 60056
(708) 299-9200
High-Efficiency Activated Carbon for Drinking Water Treatment

1992

$49,582

 
 
 
LSR Technologies, Inc.
898 Main Street
Acton, MA 01720 (508) 635-0123
A Novel Process for Heavy Metal Removal from Industrial Wastewater

1993

$50,000

1994

$165,000

$215,000

Membran Corporation
Hennepin Business Center
1037 10th Avenue, SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414 (612) 378-2160
Membrane Dissolution of Hydrogen Gas for Nitrate Removal from Drinking Water and Brines

1993

$50,000

 
 
 
Polar Spring Corporation
3501 Edison Way
Menlo Park, CA 94025 (415) 368-2852
Drinking Water Treatment by Directional Freeze Crystallization

1993

$50,000

 
 
 
TDA Research, Inc.
12345 West 52nd Avenue
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033 (303) 422-7819/940-2300
Emulsion Liquid Membrane Extraction of Selenium from Refinery Wastewaters

1993

$50,000

1994

$165,000

$215,000

Boulder Innovative Technologies
686 South Taylor Avenue, Suite 102
Louisville, CO 80027 (303) 673-0098
A Unique Driving Force Regenerable Zeolite Ion Exchange System for Waste Water Treatment and Strategic Resources Recovery

1994

$54,937

 
 
 
CeraMem Corporation
12 Clematis Avenue
Waltham, MA 02154 (617) 899-0467
Fouling-Resistant Ceramic Membranes for Treatment of Metastable Oil/Water Emulsions

1994

$55,000

1995

$220,000

$275,000

Clear Corporation Enterprises, Inc.
1750 30th Street, #605
Boulder, CO 80301 (303) 530-5686
Fiber Optic Probe for Disinfection By-Product Coagulation Optimization

1994

$55,000

 
 
 
Clear Corporation Enterprises, Inc.
1750 30th Street, #605
Boulder, CO 80301 (303) 530-5686
A New Charge Based Coagulant Dose Control Instrument

1994

$55,000

1995

$220,000

$275,000

Membran Corporation
Hennepin Business Center
1037 10th Avenue, SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414 (612) 378-2160
Bubbleless Oxygen Dissolution for Reducing VOC Emissions from Wastewater Treatment Plants

1994

$54,700

 
 
 
TDA Research, Inc.
12345 West 52nd Avenue
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033 (303) 940-2301
A Novel Extractant for the Selective Removal of Arsenic from Industrial Wastewaters

1994

$55,000

1995

$220,000

$275,000

The Nitrate Elimination Company, Inc.
334 Hecla Street
Lake Linden, MI 49945 (906) 296-1000
Enzymatic Nitrate Elimination Technology for Small Systems

1994

$54,735

1995

$219,898

$274,633

Universal Fuel Development Associates, Inc.
223 Circle Hills Drive
Grand Forks, ND 58201 (701) 777-5155
Novel Method for DBP Precursor Removal

1994

$55,000

1995

$220,000

$275,000

ICET, Inc.
916 Pleasant Street, Unit 12
Norwood, NJ 02062 (617) 769-6064
Novel Sorbents for Sorption and Recovery of Heavy Metals from Wastewater

1995

$65,000

 
 
 
ICET, Inc.
916 Pleasant Street, Unit 12
Norwood, MA 02062 (617) 769-6064
Trace Heavy Metal Removal from Drinking Water

1995

$65,000

 
 
 
MCP Urethanes
A Division of MCP Industries, Inc.
P.O. Box 1839
Corona, CA 91720 (909) 736-1881
Hazardous Metal Filter

1995

$47,281

 
 
 
Media and Process Technology, Inc.
1155 William Pitt Way
Pittsburgh, PA 15238 (412) 826-3711
On-Site Recovery of Glycols from Airport Deicing Fluid Using Polymeric/Ceramic Composite Membranes

1995

$64,690

1996

$225,000

$289,690

Membrane Technology and Research, Inc.
1360 Willow Road, Suite 103
Menlo Park, CA 94025-1516
(415) 328-2228
Novel Nonporous Nanofiltration Membrane for Wastewater Treatment

1995

$65,000

 
 
 
TDA Research, Inc.
12345 West 52nd Avenue
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033 (303) 940-2334/940-2301
Zeolite Membranes for Removal of Contaminants in Drinking Water

1995

$65,000

 
 
 
UV Technologies, Inc.
P.O. Box 410186
East Cambridge, MA 02141-0002 (617) 666-5500
On-Line Production of Oxidant for Oxidation Processes

1995

$65,000

1996

$225,000

$290,000

BPF, Inc.
1555 Valwood Parkway,
Suite 100
Carrollton, TX 75006 (214) 247-5928
Treatment of Produced Water from Coal-Bed Methane Production Using Carbon Aerogel Technology

1996

$69,854

 
 
 
Poly-Med, Inc.
6309 Highway 187
Anderson, SC 29625 (864) 646-8544
Thermoplastic Cation Exchangers for Water Detoxification and Heavy Metals Recovery

1996

$69,736

 
 
 
Technochem Company
203-A Creek Ridge Road
Greensboro, NC 27406
(910) 370-9440
Innovating Complexing Agents for Recovery of Heavy Metals in Municipal and Industrial Wastewater

1996

$70,000

1997

$225,000

$295,000

UV Technologies, Inc.
P.O. Box 410186
East Cambridge, MA 02141-0002
(617) 666-5500
Investigation of Catalysts To Enhance the
Photo-Oxidation of Organics in Wastewaters

1996

$70,000

 
 
 
Clear Corporation Enterprises, Inc.
1750 30th Street, #605
Boulder, CO 80301 (303) 530-5686
An Automated Electrophoretic Mobility Instrument for Coagulant Dose Control

1997

$70,000

 
 
 
Compact Membrane Systems, Inc.
814 First State Boulevard
Wilmington, DE 19804
(302) 984-1762/(215) 499-8860
Enhanced Ozone Treatment of Wastewater With Perfluoromembranes

1997

$70,000

 
 
 
Lynntech, Inc.
7610 Eastmark Drive, Suite 105
College Station, TX 77840
(979) 693-0017
Low-Cost Heavy Metals Removal from Hazardous Wastewaters

1997

$70,000

 
 
 
Media and Process Technology, Inc.
1155 William Pitt Way
Pittsburgh, PA 15238
(412) 826-3721
One-Step Ceramic Membrane Process for Small Drinking Water Treatment Facilities

1997

$69,558

1998

$224,830

$294,388

Membrane Technology and Research, Inc.
1360 Willow Road, Suite 103
Menlo Park, CA 94025-1516 (415) 328-2228
Novel Nonporous Capillary Nanofiltration Membrane for Wastewater Treatment

1997

$70,000

 
 
 
Pharmacognetics, Inc.
10513 Weymouth Street, #103
Bethesda, MD 20814
(301) 564-9655
Development of a Low Toxicity Treatment for Zebra Mussels

1997

$70,000

 
 
 
TPL, Inc.
3921 Academy Parkway North, NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109-4416 (505) 342-4444
Silica Materials for Mercury Recovery from Wastewater

1997

$70,000

 
 
 
Wangtec Inc.
6804 Hobson Valley Drive, Unit 115
Woodridge, IL 60517
(630) 852-0104
An Innovative Photocatalytic Process for Silver Recovery

1997

$69,465

 
 
 
GMS Technologies
P.O. Box 2353
Cranberry Township, PA 16066
(412) 776-3977
Development of an Improved BIO-SOK7 for Use in Bilge to Reduce Nonpoint Source Pollution

1998

$69,932

 
 
 
HYDRO-Solutions and Purification, LLC.
P.O. Box 71330
Fairbanks, AK 99707
(907) 451-1116
Development and Demonstration of a Bench-Scale Prototype for the Effective Removal of Selenium in Wastewater

1998

$70,000

 
 
 
Lynntech, Inc.
7610 Eastmark Drive, Suite 105
College Station, Texas 77840
(979) 693-0017
Electrochemical Treatment of Textile Effluents with Simultaneous Recovery of Toxic Metals

1998

$70,000

 
 
 
SolmeteX, Inc.
29 Cook Street
Billerica, MA 01821
(978) 262-9890
The Development and Scale Up of an Enhanced Mass Transport Resin for Efficient and Cost Effective Heavy Metals Removal and Recovery

1998

$67,916

 
 
 
UHV Technologies, Inc.
113B West Park Drive
Mount Laurel, NJ 08054
(609) 608-0311
Development of a Novel Ferroelectric, Cathode-Based Ozonator for Drinking Water Treatment

1998

$67,832

 
 
 
Applied Research Associates, Inc.
4300 San Mateo Boulevard, NE, Suite A220
Albuquerque, NM 87110
(850) 914-3188
Fax: (850) 914-3189
Hydrothermal/Thermal Decomposition of Perchlorate

1999

$69,978

 
 
 
BioQuest
4750 Longley Lane, #202
Reno, NV 89502
(702) 829-1512
Fax: (702) 892-0617
Microwave-Assisted Oxidative Recovery of Cyanide From the Thiocyanate-Containing Solutions

1999

$69,480

 
 
 
Burnett Engineering, Inc.
816 North Traver Trail
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601-2852
(970) 928-8504
In Situ Treatment of Acid Mine Drainage

1999

$69,968

 
 
 
Ciencia, Inc.
111 Roberts Street, Suite K
East Hartford, CT 06108
(860) 528-9737
Portable Pathogenic Predictor for Stormwater

1999

$69,984

 
 
 
E Paint Company
25 Research Road
East Falmouth, MA 02536
(508) 540-4412
Aluminate-Silicate-Based Antifouling Coatings

1999

$70,000

2000

$225,000

$295,000

Fayette Environmental Services, Inc.
P.O. Box 21
Fayette, MO 65248 (660) 248-1911
Singlet Oxygen Disinfection of Drinking Water

1999

$70,000

 
 
 
Little Bear Laboratories, Inc.
5902 McIntyre Street, Suite B
Golden, CO 80403
(303) 273-5697
A Novel Approach to Prevention of Acid Rock Drainage (ARD)

1999

$69,968

2000

$224,941

$294,909

Montec Associates, Inc.
P.O. Box 4182
Butte, MT 59702-4182
Acoustic-Enhanced Ozone Drinking Water Disinfection

1999

$70,000

 
 
 
dTEC Systems, L.L.C.
3012 16th Avenue West
Seattle, WA 98119
(509) 454-5094
An Innovative Online Monitoring and Control System for Improved Biological Nutrient Removal

2000

$70,000

 
 
 
Frontier Geosciences, Inc.
414 Pontius Avenue North, Suite B
Seattle, WA 98109
(206) 622-6960
Removal of Mercury and Other Heavy Metals of Industrial and Contaminated Site Waste Waters by Organic Chelation, Coprecipitation, and High Efficiency Particulate Removal

2000

$70,000

2001

$225,000

$295,000

Microbial Systems, Inc.
12825 Elmwood Road
Elm Grove, WI 53122
(414) 782-2048
An Electroporation Drinking Water Disinfection System

2000

$70,000

 
 
 
Phoenix Science & Technology, Inc.
11 School Street
North Chelmsford, MA 01863
(978) 251-9537
Innovative Ultraviolet Light Source for Disinfection of Drinking Water

2000

$70,000

2001

$225,000

$295,000

Purity Systems, Inc.
3116 Old Pond Road
Missoula, MT 59802
(406) 543-4228
Thioether Amended Silica-Polyamine Composite Materials for Mercury (II) Extraction

2000

$69,368

 
 
 
Compact Membrane Systems, Inc.
325 Water Street
Wilmington, DE 19804
(302) 999-7996
Fax: (302) 999-7955
MTBE Removal From Drinking Water

2001

$70,000

 
 
 
Eltron Research, Inc.
4600 Nautilus Court, South
Boulder, CO 80301-3241
(303) 530-0263
Fax: (303) 530-0264
Nontoxic Exotic Species/Organic Compound Waterway Contamination Control

2001

$69,994

 
 
 
Ion Physics Corporation
11 Industrial Way
Atkinson, NH 03811
(603) 893-6687
Fax: (603) 893-6729
A Novel Treatment Method of Drinking Water

2001

$70,000

 
 
 
Membrane Technology and Research, Inc.
1360 Willow Road, Suite 103
Menlo Park, CA 94025-1516
(650) 328-2228
Fax: (650) 328-6580
Combined Centrifugal Separator/Membrane Ultrafiltration System for Shipboard Treatment of Bilge and Ballast Water

2001

$70,000

 
 
 
Phoenix Science & Technology, Inc.
11 Inverness Road
Arlington, MA 02476
(781) 646-1810
Fax: (781) 646-2191
Nontoxic Sparker Control of Zebra Mussels

2001

$70,000

 
 
 
Ceramatec, Inc.
2425 S. 900 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84119
(801) 972-2455
Fax: (801) 972-2743
Innovative Oxidation Treatment for Removal of MTBE From Drinking Water Using a Combined Photocatalytic Reactor and Ozone Generator 2002 $69,926      
Compact Membrane Systems, Inc.
325 Water Street
Wilmington, DE 19804
(302) 999-7996
Fax: (302) 99-7955
Fouling-Resistant Ultrafiltration Membranes for Treatment of Oily Bilge Water 2002 $70,000      
Dynaflow, Inc.
10621-J Iron Bridge Road
Jessup, MD 20794
(301) 604-3688
Fax: (301) 604-3689
Development of a Cavitating Jet System for Removal of Pesticides and Other Pollutants From Wastewater Discharge 2002 $70,000      
Eltron Research, Inc.
4600 Nautilus Court, South
Boulder CO, 80301-3241
(303) 530-0263
Fax: (303) 530-0264
Heterogenous Catalysts for Catalytic Wet Air Oxidation 2002 $69,997      
Media & Process Technology, Inc.
1155 William Pitt Way
Pittsburgh, PA 15238
(412) 826-3721
Fax: (412) 826-3720
A Microengineered Adsorbent for Arsenic Removal for Small Drinking Water Treatment Facilities 2002 $70,000      
Membrane Technology and Research, Inc.
1360 Willow Road, Suite 103
Menlo Park, CA 94025-1516
(650) 328-2228, ext. 113
Fax: (650) 328-6580
Development of Reliable, Cost-Effective Membrane Technology for Industrial Wastewater Treatment 2002 $70,000      
OmniSite BioDiagnostics, Inc.
101 W. Sixth Street, Suite 200
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 479-7732
Fax: (512) 494-0756
SELEX DNA Aptamer Filter for Removal of Pesticides and Chloroaromatics 2002 $69,992      
WaterVisions International, Inc.
110 Industrial Drive, A2
Cumming, GA 30040
(678) 427-7204
Fax: (404) 559-1088
Inexpensive Composite Materials for Arsenic (III/V) Removal From Drinking Water 2002 $70,000      
ADA Technologies, Inc.
8100 Shaffer Parkway, Suite #180
Littleton, CO 80127
(303) 792-5615
Fax: (303) 792-5633
Arsenic Removal System for Residential and Point-of-Use Applications
$99,993
     
Argonide Corporation
291 Power Court
Sanford, FL 32771
(407) 322-2500
Fax: (407) 322-1144
Nano Alumina Arsenic Filter
$99,923
     
CeraTech, Inc.
P.O. Box 1382
1600 Wicomico Street
Baltimore, MD 21203
(410) 828-5914
Fax: (410) 828-1993
Advanced Concrete Materials for Water and Wastewater Pipeline Repair and Construction
$96,477
     
Daniel B. Stephens & Associates, Inc.
6020 Academy NE, Suite 100
Albuquerque, NM 87109
(505) 822-9400
Fax: (505) 822-8877
Subsurface Treatment for Arsenic Removal
$100,000
     
Diversified Technologies, Inc.
35 Wiggins Avenue
Bedford, MA 01730
(781) 275-9444
Fax: (781) 275-6081
Wastewater Treatment by Pulsed Electric Field Processing
$99,092
     
Dynaflow, Inc.
10621-J Iron Bridge Road
Jessup, MD 20794
(301) 604-3688
Fax: (301) 604-3689
Development of a DYNAJET Cavitation System for High-Rate Disinfection of Combined Sewer Overflow
$100,000
     
HydroPure Technologies, LLC
537 Wynridge Court
Powell, OH 43065-9125
(614) 848-3006
Fax: (614) 848-6411
Treatment of Arsenic in Small Drinking Water Systems Using Self-Assembled Monolayers on Mesoporous Supports, A High-Capacity Selective Sorbent
$99,970
     
HydroTech Engineering
3115 Stockade Drive
Rapid City, SD 57702
(605) 348-7027
Fax: (605) 394-1232
Limestone-Based Material for Arsenic Removal From Drinking Water
$100,000
     
Materials Modification, Inc.
2721-D Merrilee Drive
Fairfax, VA 22031
(703) 560-1371
Fax: (703) 560-1372
Nanocomposite-Based Filter for Arsenic Removal in Drinking Water
$100,000
     
Microporous Oxides Science and Technology, LLC
393 Lake Kegonsa Road
Oregon, WI 53575
(608) 345-6678
Fax: (608) 270-2273
Simultaneous Removal of Arsenite As (III) and Arsenate As (V) From Drinking Water Using a Novel Photoactive Adsorbent
$99,996
     
Technova Corporation
1232 Mizzen Drive
Okemos, MI 48864-3480
(517) 485-9583
Fax: (517) 485-9583
Development of New Concrete-Based Wastewater Infrastructure Systems With Enhanced Durability, Structural Efficiency, and Hydrological Performance
$99,974
     
USInfrastructure, Inc.
35 Campus Drive
Edison, NJ 08837
(732) 225-5009
Fax: (732) 225-5060
Upflow Filters for the Rapid and Effective Treatment of Stormwater at Critical Source Areas
$99,926
     
VEETech, PC
942 Millbrook Avenue, Suite 6
Aiken, SC 29803
(803) 641-0085
Fax: (803) 641-9006
Removal of Arsenic From Drinking Water Using a Novel Hybrid Sorbent
$99,852
     

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