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Definitive Contract - FA865011C2142

OVERVIEW

Awardee
Original Description
ELECTROACTIVE POLYMER COATING...BATTERY SAFETY
Place of Performance
Andover, MA USA
Pricing
Cost Plus Fixed Fee
Set Aside
Small Business Set Aside - Total (SBA)
Extent Competed
Full And Open Competition After Exclusion Of Sources
Related Opportunity
None

SBIR DETAILS

Research Type
Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR) Phase II
Title
Lithium-Ion (Li-ion) and Lithium-ion Polymer (Li-polymer) Battery Safety
Abstract
Physical Sciences, Inc. (PSI) has demonstrated that electroactive polymer coatings (EAP) may be applied to the surface of the cathode materials for lithium-ion batteries to protect against catastrophic cell failure. These EAP coatings form an electrochemical"switch"that can prevent catastrophic failure in lithium-ion batteries by reversibly changing from a conductor to an insulator on overdischarge or short-circuit of a cell. During a Phase II program PSI proposes to optimize and demonstrate on a prototype scale the EAP coatings. Laboratory scale batteries will be used to evaluate the cycling and rate performance of the coatings and select the optimal combination for scale-up. Pouch cells will then be constructed to demonstrate the safety benefits offered by the EAP coatings. Upon demonstration in a pouch cell, material will be delivered to SAFT America for the construction of cylindrical cells. The performance of these cells will be fully characterized and utilized to further optimize the coating before construction of additional cylindrical cells for delivery to the Air Force. Successful construction of the cylindrical cells and demonstration of improved battery safety will demonstrate the readiness of the EAP coatings for transition to a commercial or military application.
Topic Code
None
Solicitation Number
2009.2
Contact
B. Green
(978) 689-0003
green@psicorp.com

STATUS
(Closed)

Period of Performance

6/18/14

Start Date

6/18/14

Current End Date

6/18/14

Potential End Date
100% Complete

Obligations

$750.0K

Total Obligated

$750.0K

Current Award

$750.0K

Potential Award
100% Funded

AWARD RELATIONSHIPS

Definitive Contract

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Subcontracts

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Subs

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ACTIVITY TIMELINE

SUBCONTRACT AWARDS

Opportunity Lifecycle

HISTORY

COMPETITION
Solicitation Procedures
Negotiated Proposal/Quote
Number of Offers Received
5
Other Than Full and Open Competition
None
Evaluated Preference
None
Commercial Item Acquisition
Commercial Item Procedures Not Used
Simplified Procedures for Commercial Items
No

OTHER CATEGORIZATIONS

Subcontracting Plan
Plan Not Required
National Interest Action
None
IT Commercial Item Category
Not Applicable
AGENCY DETAIL
Created By
neal.corbett@dcma.mil
Last Modified By
fpdsadmin
Approved By
neal.corbett@dcma.mil
Awarding Office
S2206A DCMA BOSTON
Funding Office
HQ0287 OUSD(AT&L)

LEGISLATIVE MANDATES

Clinger-Cohen Act Compliant
No
Construction Wage Rate Requirements
Not Applicable
Labor Standards
Not Applicable
Materials, Supplies, Articles & Equipment
Not Applicable
Last Modified: 6/25/21


PIID: FA8650-11-C-2142