InnovaTek Selected by DOE for Clean Energy Grant

25 May 2012

InnovaTekInnovaTek has been selected to receive an energy innovation grant from the US Department of Energy (DOE). As part of National Small Business Week, Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel Poneman announced $11 million in research and technology grants of up to $150,000. InnovaTek is one of 38 recipients whose work will focus on advancing energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies. The small businesses selected will be eligible to compete for a second phase of the programme for awards up to $1 million over two years.

InnovaTek provides engineering and products for sustainable power, with expertise in fuel processing technology and advanced catalysts for hydrogen production from petroleum and renewable fuels. It is developing biofuel production technology and integrated fuel cell products for electric vehicles, auxiliary power systems and distributed energy generation.

The funding will be put towards the development of economically feasible renewable fuels for transportation. In addition to conducting its own proprietary research, InnovaTek will fund researchers in the Bioproducts, Sciences and Engineering Laboratory (BSEL) at Washington State University, Tri-Cities, to collaborate on the project.

Reference: InnovaTek

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