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Superfund Research Program

Small Business Innovation Research (R43/44) (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (R41/42) grants were awarded to foster the commercialization of technologies, products and devices developed by the SRP and others. The SRP SBIR grants are made under the NIH Omnibus Solicitation.

NIEHS does not display grants that have not received funding in more than five years. Older previously funded grants are stored on our archive site. Click this link to go to the NIEHS website archive. In the archive, you may encounter broken links, images, or videos in some articles.

Previously Funded SBIR/STTR Programs

  • Access Sensor Technologies, LLC
    AST: On Target Cards for Monitoring Superfund Sites
    Project Leader: Thomas Reilly
    Funding Period: Phase I: May 2020 - October 2022
  • Amaratek, Inc.
    Green Remediation Sponge for Poly- and Perfluorinated Alkyl Substances
    Project Leader: David Dumas
    Funding Period: Phase I: March 2019 - April 2020
  • AxNano, LLC
    Controlled Release Polymer Structures of In Situ Chemical Oxidation of Contaminated groundwater
    Project Leader: Alexis W. Carpenter
    Funding Period: Phase I: September 2016 - March 2018
  • AxNano, LLC
    Development of a Smart PFAS-Collector for High-Throughput PFAS Detection
    Project Leader: Alexis W. Carpenter
    Funding Period: Phase I: September 2021 - August 2022
  • AxNano, LLC
    Hydraulic Fracturing of Controlled Release Oxidants for Remediation of Low Permeability Zones
    Project Leader: Alexis W. Carpenter
    Funding Period: Phase II: September 2019 - August 2022
  • Biomineral Systems, LLC
    Green and Sustainable in situ Remediation of Heavy Metals Contaminated Soils and Aqueous Systems
    Project Leader: Nadia Adam
    Funding Period: Phase I: September 2020 - March 2023
  • Bluegrass Advanced Materials, LLC
    Development of Smart Flocculants for the Treatment of PFAS Contaminated Water
    Project Leader: Angela M. Gutierrez (University of Kentucky)
    Funding Period: Phase I: September 2020 - February 2021
  • Compact Membrane Systems, Inc.
    Enhanced Recovery of Pharmaceutical Solvent driven by EPA Initiative
    Project Leader: Sudipto Majumdar
    Funding Period: Phase II: March 2018 - May 2021
  • CycloPure, Inc.
    Remediation of Perfluorinated Chemicals in Water Using Novel High-Affinity Polymer Adsorbents
    Project Leader: Gokhan Barin
    Funding Period: Phase I: March 2018 - September 2018
  • CycloPure, Inc.
    Remediation of Perfluorinated Chemicals in Water Using Novel High-Affinity Polymer Adsorbents
    Project Leader: Eddie Vitaku
    Funding Period: Phase II: August 2019 - August 2021
  • EnChem Engineering, Inc.
    Bench Scale Studies of Novel In-situ Aquifer Remediation of Recalcitrant Fluorinated Organic Compounds at Superfund Sites
    Project Leader: Raymond Ball
    Funding Period: Phase I: September 2017 - February 2019
  • EnChem Engineering, Inc.
    Combined In-Situ/Ex-Situ Remediation of PFAS at Hazardous Waste Sites
    Project Leader: Raymond Ball
    Funding Period: Phase II: September 2019 - August 2021
  • Entanglement Technologies, Inc.
    Rapid Real-Time High-Sensitivity Trichloroethylene Vapor Analyzer
    Project Leader: Bruce A. Richman
    Funding Period: Phase II: August 2015 - January 2018
  • Foundation Instruments, Inc.
    Evaluating the Feasibility of the TotalTHM-NOW for Drinking Water Treatment Plants to Improve Water Quality, Reduce Costs, and Lower Cancer Risks
    Project Leader: Michael Brown
    Funding Period: Phase I: September 2019 - February 2021
  • GlycoSurf, LLC
    Novel Rhamnolipid Surfactants for Recovery of Critical Elements and Remediation of Metal Contaminated Waste Streams
    Project Leader: Chett Boxley
    Funding Period: Phase I: March 2018 - August 2019
  • GlycoSurf, LLC
    Rhamnolipid-Based Remediation Technologies for Uranium and Rare Earth Element Contamination
    Project Leader: Chett Boxley
    Funding Period: Phase II: May 2020 - April 2023
  • Intelligent Optical Systems, Inc.
    Low-cost, Easy-to-use Test for Determining Lead Concentration in Drinking Water
    Project Leader: Lihua Zhang
    Funding Period: Phase I: August 2017 - May 2018
  • Lynntech, Inc.
    Continuous Removal/Disposal System for the Concurrent Sorption and Breakdown of Contaminants Into Harmless Precipitates
    Project Leader: Joseph Miller
    Funding Period: Phase I: September 2018 - August 2020
  • Lynntech, Inc.
    Rapid Electrochemical Detection of Arsenic in Water
    Project Leader: Bikas Vaidya
    Funding Period: Phase I: September 2019 - May 2021
  • Lynntech, Inc.
    Enhancing Non Fouling Membranes for Water Purification and Recycling
    Project Leader: David M. Battaglia
    Funding Period: Phase II: June 2016 - February 2019
  • Microbial Insights, Inc.
    Expanding the Tool Box: Environmental Metabolomics Improves Decision Making and Management of Contaminated (Superfund) Sites
    Project Leader: Dora M. Taggart
    Funding Period: Phase I: April 2019 - March 2021
  • Microvi Biotechnologies, Inc.
    An Agent-Based Modeling Platform for Environmental Biotechnology
    Project Leader: Fatemeh Shirazi
    Funding Period: Phase I: September 2016 - August 2018
  • Microvi Biotechnologies, Inc.
    Intensified, High-Rate Reductive Immobilization of Hexavalent Chromium
    Project Leader: Fatemeh Shirazi
    Funding Period: Phase I: July 2020 - January 2021
  • Microvi Biotechnologies, Inc.
    High-throughput Biocatalyst Manufacturing for Environmental Biotechnology
    Project Leader: Fatemeh Shirazi
    Funding Period: Phase II: August 2020 - August 2021
  • NanoAffix Science, LLC
    Graphene-based Nanosensor Device for Rapid, Onsite Detection of Dissolved Lead in Tap Water
    Project Leader: Ganhua Lu
    Funding Period: Phase I: August 2017 - July 2019
  • NanoAffix Science, LLC
    Graphene-Based Nanosensor Device for Rapid, Onsite Detection of Total Lead in Tap Water
    Project Leader: James C. Hill
    Funding Period: Phase II: September 2019 - August 2021
  • Ocean Nanotech, LLC
    On-Site Detection of Benzo(a)pyrene in Water and Soil
    Project Leader: Y. Andrew Wang
    Funding Period: Phase I: April 2019 - March 2020
  • OndaVia, Inc.
    Fast, Quantitative Analysis of Trichloroethylene in Water
    Project Leader: Mark Peterman
    Funding Period: Phase II: September 2018 - August 2020
  • OndaVia, Inc.
    Semi-Continuous, On-Line Monitoring of Selenium in Coal-Fired Power Plant Waste Water
    Project Leader: Mark Peterman
    Funding Period: Phase II: April 2020 - March 2022
  • Picoyune
    Plasmonic Mercury Sensor and Wearable Gas Detector
    Project Leader: Jay James
    Funding Period: Phase I: September 2020 - February 2021
  • Picoyune
    Gold Nanoparticle-Based Mercury Analyzer for On-Site Measurement of Soil and Sediment
    Project Leader: Jay James
    Funding Period: Phase II: August 2015 - September 2018
  • Pollution Control Technologies, LLC
    On Site Mercury Remediation via Activated Fly Ash
    Project Leader: Kaspars Krutkramelis
    Funding Period: Phase II: January 2016 - December 2018
  • PowerTech Water, LLC
    Anode Modification to Target Pb Removal for Drinking Water Purification using Inverted Capacitive Deionization
    Project Leader: Lindsay Boehme
    Funding Period: Phase I: July 2017 - February 2019
  • PowerTech Water, LLC
    Targeted Lead (Pb) Removal for Drinking Water Purification Using INCION
    Project Leader: Lindsay Boehme
    Funding Period: Phase II: September 2019 - August 2021
  • Quantitative Biosciences, Inc.
    A Customizable Real-Time Biosensor for Continuous Monitoring of Water Contaminants
    Project Leader: Scott W. Cookson
    Funding Period: Phase I: September 2018 - August 2019
  • Quantitative Biosciences, Inc.
    An Online, Real-Time Microfluidic Biosensor for PFOA and PFOS
    Project Leader: Nicholas Csicsery
    Funding Period: Phase I: December 2021 - September 2022
  • RemBac Environmental, LLC.
    Development of an Innovative Approach for In Situ Treatment of PCB Impacted Sediments by Microbial Bioremediation
    Project Leader: Craig Bennett Amos
    Funding Period: Phase I: July 2020 - June 2021
  • Seacoast Science, Inc.
    Detection of Perfuorooctanoic Acid (PFOA) and Perfluorooctane Sulfonate (PFOS) in Liquid Samples
    Project Leader: Sanjay V. Patel
    Funding Period: Phase I: July 2020 - June 2021
  • Seacoast Science, Inc.
    Low-Cost Robust Detection of Polyaromatic Hydrocarbons in Aqueous Environments
    Project Leader: John Cowart
    Funding Period: Phase I: September 2018 - September 2019
  • Statera Environmental, Inc.
    Composite Integrative Passive Sampler (CIPS)
    Project Leader: Damian Shea
    Funding Period: Phase I: April 2019 - April 2020
  • Stemloop, Inc.
    A Paper-Based Synthetic Biology Platform for the On-Demand Testing of Water Quality
    Project Leader: Khalid Kamal Alam
    Funding Period: Phase I: September 2020 - August 2021
  • Steve Bitterly
    Develop a novel phase-change water/fluid purification technology that uses a NASA-validated vapor compression distillation (VCD)
    Project Leader: Steve Bitterly
    Funding Period: Phase I: January 2022 - June 2023
  • TDA Research, Inc.
    Filtration Media for In-Home PFAS Removal from Drinking Water
    Project Leader: Steven D. Dietz
    Funding Period: Phase I: February 2021 - January 2023
  • Weaver Labs, LLC
    Development of a Commercial Assay for the Rapid and General Detection of PFAS in Environmental Matrices (Phase I)
    Project Leader: Anuradha Singh
    Funding Period: Phase I: April 2021 - September 2021
  • Weaver Labs, LLC
    Development of High Affinity Novel Fluor Mop Adsorbent for the Rapid Removal of Perfluorinated Chemicals From Groundwater
    Project Leader: Alexa R. May
    Funding Period: Phase I: April 2021 - September 2021
  • Zansors LLC
    Lipid Enhanced Nano-Sensors (LENS) for lead and mercury detection in water
    Project Leader: Steven Lenhert
    Funding Period: Phase I: September 2017 - May 2019
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