Bench to pilot scale prototype for electrospinning biorenewable chitin sorbents for uranium from seawater: Process development, cost, and environmental analysis

Period of Performance: 01/01/2014 - 12/31/2014

$1.5MM

Phase 2 SBIR

Recipient Firm

525 Solutions, Inc.
720 2nd Street
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487
Principal Investigator, Firm POC

Abstract

525 Solutions will manufacture highly economical and biodegradable uranium-from-seawater sorbents from fishing industry waste, and provide them to government-designated mining companies, at the same time leveraging the governmental funds to create a sustainable chitin products business, enabling economic growth and job creation in both the chitin products and fishing industries.