The U.S. Department of Energy’s Offices of Science and Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy have selected for award three Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) - Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) proposals targeting advances in solid-state lighting (SSL) products and components:

  • Lucent Optics, Inc.: Ultra-Thin Flexible LED Lighting Panels
  • Lumisyn, LLC: LED Downconverter Phosphor Chips Containing Nanocrystals
  • InnoSys, Inc.: Lowering Barriers to Intelligent SSL Adoption Through a Combination of a Next Generation Installation/Configuration Software Platform and a Novel Luminaire

These new SBIR-STTR FY16 Phase I Release 2 awards will explore the technical and commercial feasibility of an innovative SSL product or component that is directly linked to the price and performance goals itemized in the DOE SSL Program’s R&D Plan. Learn more about these awards.

The SBIR - STTR program within the DOE Office of Science seeks to increase the participation of small businesses in federally sponsored innovative and novel research and development. To learn more about this program, visit