First Principles Engineering, Inc.

4182 Gorman Avenue
Englewood, OH 45322
5 Employees

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 2
Total Value of Awards $230K
First Award Date 10/11/11
Most Recent Award Date 01/01/13

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Kennedy Scott Kennedy 3 Message

2 Awards Won

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: National Science Foundation
Topic: NM-2012
Budget: 01/01/13 - 12/31/13

This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project will investigate the harvesting of kinetic river energy to produce electricity using a morphing structure designed to exhibit hydroelastic gallop. Most hydroelectric harvesters require damming a river to create head, while the exceptions that exist are only productive in deep, well-behaved ...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Navy
Topic: N112-147
Budget: 10/11/11 - 08/10/12

Proposed is the development of a hydroelectric energy device (HEED) wherein the inherent increasing dynamic response with increasing flow rate is considered an opportunity for increased energy harvest. In order to establish requisite control over the otherwise potentially divergent dynamic response, design and harvest strategies from three previ...