Palo Alto, CA 94306

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 2
Total Value of Awards $545K
First Award Date 01/01/10
Most Recent Award Date 01/01/11

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Jin Shan Jin 2 Message
Das Aseem Das 2 Message

2 Awards Won

Phase 2 SBIR

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

$14.8 billion of foodservice disposables and packaging (plates, utensils, take out containers, meat trays, bowls etc.) are purchased each year in USA (Freedonia 2009). They are mostly made from Styrofoam/plastics and cause pollution and toxicity in production, usage and disposal. Cities and consumers are looking to increase landfill diversion ra...

Phase 1 SBIR

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

Thousands of tons of food service disposable and packaging products made from non-renewable resources are discarded every year in the USA. Not only do these products pollute and stay in the environment for hundreds of years, they are also toxic in production, usage and disposal. According to Environmental Protection Agency 970 thousand tons of p...