Peoria, IL 61606

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 2
Total Value of Awards $550K
First Award Date 01/01/10
Most Recent Award Date 01/01/11

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Johnsen Peter B. Johnsen 2 Message
Seth Sudhir Seth 2 Message

2 Awards Won

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Agriculture
Topic: 8.8-2011
Budget: 01/01/11 - 12/31/11

The national demand for energy and need for economic development has been driving efforts to create a domestic biofuels industry. Significant investment by both the public and private sectors have resulted in progress but recent government rule making has set ambitious requirements for renewable fuel supplies that can not be met with existing te...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Agriculture
Topic: 8.8-2010
Budget: 01/01/10 - 12/31/10

Pennycress is a non-food member of the mustard family that is grown as a winter annual producing seeds containing 36% oil or twice that of soybeans. This oil can be extracted and converted to high quality biodiesel fuel while the remaining de-oiled presscake biomass can be converted to other energy products. Planted in the fall after corn harves...