SBIR/STTR FY15 Phase 2 Release 2 Awards Announced—Includes Projects to Increase Fuel Cell Performance and Durability

June 23, 2015

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The U.S. Department of Energy has announced the 2015 Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) Phase II Release 2 Awards, including projects focused on fuel cell durability, performance, and efficiency with the ultimate goal of lowering costs.

  • Giner, Inc. of Newton, Massachusetts, will develop advanced membrane and electrode components to significantly enhance the durability and performance of fuel cells and electrolyzers.
  • Tetramer Technologies LLC of Pendleton, South Carolina, will develop new high performance water vapor membranes to improve fuel cell balance-of-plant components, reducing cost and improving performance.

Learn more about the Energy Department's broader efforts to develop affordable, efficient fuel cell and hydrogen technologies on EERE's Hydrogen and Fuel Cells page.