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Previously Funded

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.

Previously Funded SBIR/STTR Programs

ADA Technologies, Inc.
Sorbents for Removal of Arsenic and Heavy Metals
Project Leader: John Stanley Lovell
Funding Period: Phase I: 2002-2004

ADA Technologies, Inc.
Removal of Arsenic and Heavy Metals from Drinking Water
Project Leader: John Stanley Lovell
Funding Period: Phase II: 2004-2007

Advanced Microlabs, LLC
Microchip-based Perchlorate Analyzer for Water Remediation Monitoring and Field Assessments
Project Leader: Dale Willard
Funding Period: Phase I: September 2008 – September 2009

Advanced Microlabs, LLC
Safe and Cost Effective Water Remediation, Enabled by an Online Perchlorate Analyzer
Project Leader: Philippe Dekleva
Funding Period: Phase II: September 2008 – July 2012

Agiltron, Inc.
Portable SERS Detector for Simultaneous Detection of Trace-level Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons on Superfund Sites
Project Leader: Wayne Weimer
Funding Period: Phase I: April 2015 – November 2015

Airlift Environmental, LLC
Improving the Treatment of Contaminated Aquifers by Developing Direct-Push Oxidant Candles with Pneumatic Circulators
Project Leader: Mark Christenson
Funding Period: Phase I: September 2013 – June 2014

Airlift Environmental, LLC
Improving the Treatment of Contaminated Aquifers by Developing Direct-Push Oxidant Candles with Pneumatic Circulators
Project Leader: Mark Christenson
Funding Period: Phase II: September 2015 - September 2017

Amsen Technologies, LLC
Low-temperature Electrocatalytic Oxidation of VOCs
Project Leader: Hongxing Hu
Funding Period: Phase I: 2004-2005

AquaMost, LLC
A Photoelectrocatalytic Device for Removing MTBE from Water
Project Leader: Terence P. Barry
Funding Period: Phase I: September 2009 – September 2010

AquaMost, LLC
Continued Development of Photoelectrocatalytic Oxidation for Treating Gasoline Contamination
Project Leader: Terence P. Barry
Funding Period: Phase II: September 2011 – August 2013

BioCement Technologies, Inc.
Using Microbial Induced Calcite Precipitation by Indigenous Soil Bacteria to Reduce Mobility of Lead in Soil
Project Leader: Malcolm Burbank
Funding Period: Phase I: September 2014 – February 2015

Blue Planet Strategies, LLC
Value Added Product Generation from Acid Rock Drainage
Project Leader: Patrick I. James
Funding Period: Phase I: July 2011 – December 2011

CHA Corporation
Microwave Technology for Superfund Site Remediation
Project Leader: Chang Yul Cha
Funding Period: Phase I: 2002-2004

CHA Corporation
Microwave Technology for Superfund Site Remediation
Project Leader: Chang Yul Cha
Funding Period: Phase II: 2004-2006

Cambrian Innovation Inc.
Rapid Field Testing Kit for Determining Arsenic Contamination in Groundwater
Project Leader: Justin D. Buck
Funding Period: Phase I: July 2014 – September 2016

Cambrian Innovation Inc.
BTEX Contaminated Groundwater Remediation by Bio-Electrochemical Systems
Project Leader: Zhen Huang
Funding Period: Phase I: July 2014 – January 2016

Chatham Research Ltd.
Anaerobic Mobilization Technology for Remediation of Low Availability Hydrophobic Organic Contaminants
Project Leader: Frederic K. Pfaender
Funding Period: Phase I: 2002-2004

Chromosense, LLC
In-situ, Real-Time Oxygen Sensor to Monitor the Long-Term Efficacy of Aerobically Enhanced Bioremediation of Hydrocarbon-Impacted Groundwater
Project Leader: Alexey Sidelev
Funding Period: Phase I: September 2013 – April 2014

Dakota Technologies, Inc.
Implanted Membranes for Characterization and Monitoring
Project Leader: Daniel S. Engebretson
Funding Period: Phase I: 2002-2004

Dakota Technologies, Inc.
In situ Soil Probe for Rapid Delineation of Dense Non Aqueous Phase Liquids
Project Leader: Paul Jarski
Funding Period: Phase I: 2006-2007

Dakota Technologies, Inc.
Implanted Membranes for Characterization and Monitoring
Project Leader: Paul Jarski
Funding Period: Phase II: 2004-2007

Dynaflow, Inc.
Development of Cavitating Liquid Jets for Oxidation Remediation of Contaminated Aquifers
Project Leader: Kenneth M. Kalumuck
Funding Period: Phase I: 2002-2003

ECOCHEM Research, Inc.
Trichloroethylene Bait-and-Switch Immunoassay
Project Leader: Robert Carlson
Funding Period: Phase I: 2002-2005

EcoArray, Inc.
Arrays to Measure Endocrine Disruption in Fish
Project Leader: Patrick Larkin
Funding Period: Phase I: 2002-2004

EcoArray, Inc.
Microarrays in Grass Shrimp and Sheepshead Minnows
Project Leader: Patrick Larkin
Funding Period: Phase I: 2004-2005

EcoArray, Inc.
Microarrays in Fathead Minnows and Bass
Project Leader: Barbara J. Carter
Funding Period: Phase II: 2006-2008

Edenspace Systems Corporation
Engineering Enhanced Plants for Arsenic Remediation
Project Leader: David A. Lee
Funding Period: Phase I: September 2008 – August 2009

Edenspace Systems Corporation
Arsenic Phytosensors
Project Leader: Mark P. Elless
Funding Period: Phase II: September 2009 – August 2011

Edenspace Systems Corporation
Phytostabilization and Retirement of Mercury from Wet Ecosystems
Project Leader: Mark P. Elless
Funding Period: Phase I: August 2010 – January 2012

Edenspace Systems Corporation
Enhanced Endophyte: Poplar System for Remediation of Organic Contaminants
Project Leader: Mark P. Elless
Funding Period: Phase I: April 2011 – September 2011

Edenspace Systems Corporation
Endophyte Assisted Phytoremediation of Arsenic
Project Leader: Michael J. Blaylock
Funding Period: Phase I: April 2015 – November 2016

Edenspace Systems Corporation
Enhanced Endophyte: Poplar System for Remediation of Organic Contaminants
Project Leader: Michael J. Blaylock
Funding Period: Phase II: April 2011 – August 2015

Eltron Research & Development, Inc.
Heterogeneous Photocatalytic System for Water Remediation
Project Leader: Joel S. Thompson
Funding Period: Phase I: September 2009 – August 2010

Entanglement Technologies, Inc.
Rapid Real-Time High-Sensitivity Trichloroethylene Vapor Analyzer
Project Leader: Bruce A. Richman
Funding Period: Phase I: February 2013 – July 2014

Enteratech, Inc.
Microelectrodes for Environmental Monitoring
Project Leader: William D. Timmons
Funding Period: Phase I: 2002-2005

KSE, Inc.
Novel Catalysts for Photocatalytic AIR Emissions Control
Project Leader: James R. Kittrell
Funding Period: Phase I: 2002-2004

Los Gatos Research, Inc.
Laser-Based Spectrometer for Real-Time Monitoring of VOCs at Superfund Sites
Project Leader: John Brian Leen
Funding Period: Phase I: September 2012 – February 2013

Lynntech, Inc.
New Electroosmotic Pulse Process for Phytoremediation
Project Leader: Thomas D. Rogers
Funding Period: Phase I: 2002-2005

Lynntech, Inc.
Real-time Monitoring of Bioremediation
Project Leader: G. Duncan Hitchens
Funding Period: Phase I: September 2009 – August 2010

Lynntech, Inc.
Field Deployable Vapor Intrusion Monitor
Project Leader: Bikas Vaidya
Funding Period: Phase I: September 2011 – February 2012

Lynntech, Inc.
Enhanced Non fouling Membranes for Water Purification and Recycling
Project Leader: David M. Battaglia
Funding Period: Phase I: July 2014 – October 2015

Lynntech, Inc.
Rapid Detection of Arsenic in Water
Project Leader: Bikas Vaidya
Funding Period: Phase I: May 2015 – April 2016

Lynntech, Inc.
Field Deployable Vapor Intrusion Monitor
Project Leader: Bikas Vaidya
Funding Period: Phase II: September 2013 - August 2017

Microvi Biotechnologies, Inc.
Development of a High Performance Bioprocess for Eliminating 1,4-Dioxane in Water
Project Leader: Joseph Salanitro
Funding Period: Phase I: September 2012 – February 2013

Microvi Biotechnologies, Inc.
Biocatalyst Platform Technology for Enhancing Cometabolic Biodegradation
Project Leader: Fatemeh Shirazi
Funding Period: Phase I: August 2014 – February 2016

Microvi Biotechnologies, Inc.
A Novel Permeable Barrier for Groundwater Bioremediation
Project Leader: Fatemeh Shirazi
Funding Period: Phase II: September 2007 – September 2009

Microvi Biotechnologies, Inc.
Development of a High Performance Bioprocess for Eliminating 1,4-Dioxane in Water
Project Leader: Joseph Salanitro
Funding Period: Phase II: December 2013 – November 2016

Morphix Technologies, Inc.
Lead Detection in Soil and Sediment
Project Leader: Edward Locke
Funding Period: Phase I: September 2014 – February 2016

OPOTEK, Inc.
A Real-Time System for Volatile Toxin Measurements
Project Leader: Eli Margalith
Funding Period: Phase I: 2002-2004

OnMaterials
Sub-Micrometer Zero Valent Metal for in situ Remediation of Contaminated Aquifers
Project Leader: John Freim
Funding Period: Phase I: 2006-2007

OndaVia, Inc.
Field-ready and rapid trace-level detection and speciation of arsenic in water
Project Leader: Merwan Bernhabib
Funding Period: Phase I: September 2014 – February 2015

OndaVia, Inc.
Fast, Quantitative Analysis of Trichloroethylene in Water
Project Leader: Mark Peterman
Funding Period: Phase I: September 2015 – September 2016

Orbital Technologies Corporation
Dense Medium Plasma Remediation of VOCs in Groundwater
Project Leader: Yonghui Ma
Funding Period: Phase I: 2007-2008

Phyllotech, LLC
Phytoextraction of Cadmium from Plant Trichomes Expressing a Stabilized Antibody
Project Leader: Ryan W. Shepherd
Funding Period: Phase I: September 2012 – August 2013

Picoyune
Gold Nanoparticle-Based Mercury Analyzer for On-Site Measurement of Soil and Sediment
Project Leaders: Jay James, Jeff Crosby, Don Lucas
Funding Period: Phase I: May 2014 – February 2015

Pollution Control Technologies, LLC
On Site Mercury Remediation via Activated Fly Ash
Project Leader: Kaspars Krutkramelis
Funding Period: Phase I: July 2014 – February 2016

Seacoast Science, Inc.
Unattended Vapor Intrusion Monitor
Project Leader: Sanjay V. Patel
Funding Period: Phase I: April 2012 – September 2012

Seacoast Science, Inc.
Low-Cost Electronic Nose for Groundwater Contaminants
Project Leader: Sanjay V. Patel
Funding Period: Phase II: May 2011 – May 2013

Southern Sun Biosystems, Inc.
Novel Accelerated in vitro Breeding for Phytoremediation
Project Leader: Mihaly Czako
Funding Period: Phase II: 2006-2008

Stratum Engineering, Inc.
A Novel Permeable Barrier for Groundwater Bioremediation
Project Leader: Fatemeh Shirazi (Microvi Biotechnologies, Inc.)
Funding Period: Phase I: 2002-2005

Syntherica Corporation
A Novel Assay for Measurement of PCB Aroclors
Project Leader: Stephen B. Friedman
Funding Period: Phase II: 2004-2006

TDA Research, Inc.
Quantum Dot Sensors for Superfund Priority Substances
Project Leader: Robert D. Bolskar
Funding Period: Phase I: December 2012 – November 2014

TDA Research, Inc.
Perchlorate Sensing Platform for In-Field Groundwater Monitoring
Project Leader: Robert D. Bolskar
Funding Period: Phase I: July 2014 – September 2016

Tesla Laboratories, Inc.
Advanced Toxic Metal Contaminant Remediation System
Project Leader: Patrick I. James
Funding Period: Phase I: March 2006 – August 2006

Tesla Laboratories, Inc.
Advanced Toxic Metal Contaminant Remediation System
Project Leader: Patrick I. James (Blue Planet Strategies, LLC)
Funding Period: Phase II: November 2004 – May 2010

Zansors LLC
Disposable Paper-Based Electrochemical Metal Ion Sensors for Water Safety Testing
Project Leader: Rebecca Y. Lai
Funding Period: Phase I: July 2014 – August 2015