Several prototype InnovaGen® fuel processors were delivered to UltraCell, LLC for integration into its fuel cell power system for an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV). The power system, known as RIPPED (Renewable Integrated Propulsion Power Electricity & Distribution) is designed to produce an all-electric hybrid powered UAV. InnovaTek’s technology permits the operation of the fuel cell using logistical fuels by producing hydrogen from fuel through a catalytic process. Development of the power system is being supported by the U.S.
Pullman, WA – Dr. Patricia Irving, InnovaTek CEO, and Ms. Kathryn Rightor, InnovaTek CFO, represented InnovaTek at the 38th Annual Washington State University Foundation Recognition Gala in Pullman, WA. InnovaTek was recognized as a Benefactor Honoree for the Company’s significant donations of scientific equipment and instrumentation to the WSU School of Engineering. The Gala included a reception at the President’s Residence and a dinner at Beasley Coliseum on the University Campus. Dr. Irving and Ms.
InnovaTek received a multi-year contract from SAFCell, Inc. of Pasadena, CA, to provide fuel processing technology for a portable fuel cell system that they are developing for the U.S. Army. InnovaTek’s proprietary technology will process jet fuel to supply hydrogen for SAFCell’s 50 Watt solid acid fuel cell for soldier portable power applications.
Richland, WA – InnovaTek has delivered to the U.S. Army a prototype InnovaGen® fuel processor that produces hydrogen from JP-8 fuel (jet fuel) for a 300 Watt fuel cell.
Richland, WA – A $180,000 contract was received by InnovaTek for delivery of fuel processing technology to UltraCell, LLC, a Bren-Tronics Company located in Livermore, CA.
InnovaTek has received funding under the Department of Energy’s Small Business Innovation Research Program to develop technology to produce high value biomass products.
Mr. Peter Griffin, InnovaTek Chief Design Engineer, won first place in a design contest sponsored by Quest Integration.
InnovaTek is a founding sponsor of the Mid-Columbia STEM Network which is being created to make a substantial and sustainable impact on the quality of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education in the Mid-Columbia.
InnovaTek is a member of a team led by SAFCell, Inc., of Pasadena, CA selected to receive a $3.7 million award from the Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E) to develop an intermediate temperature fuel cell for low-cost distributed power generation.
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has selected a team of universities to lead a new Air Transportation Center of Excellence (COE) for alternate jet fuels and the environment. InnovaTek is an Industry Partner in the new $40 million COE.
InnovaTek has received word from the U.S. Army that it was selected for a Phase II award to develop and deliver a prototype multi-fuel processor for portable power.
A donation of $5,000 from InnovaTek to the Washington State STEM Education Foundation will be used to help fund a professional development day for STEM teachers in the Mid-Columbia.
The U.S. Department of Energy announced that InnovaTek is one of 67 small businesses nationwide selected to receive an energy innovation grant.
The U.S. Army is looking for a solution that replaces batteries for powering portable electronic devices and InnovaTek has the answer – a miniature fuel processor that produces clean hydrogen from butanol for a fuel cell.
The Department of Energy has selected InnovaTek to receive a Phase I award under its Small Business Innovation Research Program for development of a Fuel Cell Range Extender for battery-powered airport ground support equipment.
The Department of Energy awarded $2.3 million to InnovaTek under a Phase III Xlerator Program for commercialization of the Company’s prototype renewable energy system.
The Department of Energy has awarded a $750,000 Phase II Small Business Innovation Research contract to develop a biomass based power plant.
InnovaTek was one of ten entrepreneurial teams featured at the Pacific Northwest Cleantech Open Investor Forum, held Thursday, October 29th at Seattle’s ACT Theatre.
The Department of Energy’s Office of Science has awarded a $100,000 Phase I Small Business Innovation Research contract to InnovaTek to develop a water gas shift (WGS) membrane reactor that allows production of pure hydrogen from biomass and coal derived syngas. The Company will collaborate with Pall Corporation of Port Washington, NY to develop the technology.
The Department of Energy has awarded a Small Business Innovation Research contract to InnovaTek to develop a non-food biomass based power plant.
InnovaTek has signed a joint development agreement with Chevron Technology Ventures LLC (CTV), a subsidiary of Chevron Corp., for the development of fuel processing technology for generating hydrogen from biodiesel and other liquid fuels. The technology is intended for use in refueling stations for fuel cell and hydrogen vehicles.
InnovaTek has delivered an InnovaGen®5 fuel processor to the U.S. Army Research Lab in Maryland. The prototype device is a deliverable under a two-phase research and development project funded through the Defense Department’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program.
The Office of Naval Research has awarded a contract to InnovaTek for a Phase 2 award under the Small Business Technology Transfer Research (STTR) Program.
InnovaTek Inc. and Seattle BioFuels, Inc. announce the first successful production of hydrogen from 100% biodiesel in a microchannel steam reformer
This is the first time a renewable fuel source has been used to produce hydrogen in a microchannel steam reformer to power emission-free fuel cells.
The Office of Naval Research has awarded Phase I STTR funding to InnovaTek for the development of a fuel cell power system operating on jet fuel.
InnovaTek has received a $100,000 Phase I STTR Contract from the Department of Energy (DOE) for technology that will be used to chemically characterize the atmosphere.
InnovaTek has received a $100,000 Phase I SBIR Contract from the Department of Energy (DOE) for technology that will be used to produce hydrogen from coal.
InnovaTek will display its proprietary InnovaGen® fuel processor at the 2004 Fuel Cell Seminar Exhibition scheduled for November 1-5, 2004 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center , in San Antonio, Texas.
Dr. Patricia Irving, President and CEO of InnovaTek, will be featured as a panelist at the Energy Tech Investor Conference in San Francisco
The 2-day conference will examine the challenges, opportunities, and outlook facing energy technology companies today and what corporate and strategic buyers are looking for in their energy technology investments.
The Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration will fund InnovaTek $100,000 to develop technology to measure trace chemical signatures of nuclear material production. Such technology will help in the detection and monitoring of nuclear facilities...
InnovaTek has been awarded a $100,000 contract from the Homeland Security Advanced Research Projects Agency to develop an advanced, low cost aerosol collector. The collector will be used for surveillance sensors and personal monitoring for bio-defense applications.
InnovaTek has been awarded a $780,000 contract from the U.S. Army for the development of a novel fuel processor. The device will generate hydrogen for a fuel cell to provide a reliable portable power source for the individual soldier for extended missions.
Dr. Jeffrey Harrison has joined InnovaTek as Director of the Company's Sustainable Power Division. He is responsible for directing InnovaTek's efforts in the design, development, and commercialization of fuel processing technology.
InnovaTek has closed on a financing package of nearly $1 million to support commercialization of the Company's Environmental Safety Products.
At the 2003 Spring meeting of the American Chemical Society, Dr. Heather Edberg presented early results from InnovaTek's personal Bio-Aerosol Sensor development program.
InnovaTek, Inc. received notification last week from the U.S. Defense Department that it has been selected for award of three Phase I contracts under the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program.
InnovaTek demonstrated its InnovaGen™ Fuel Processor technology today for the Army, meeting an important milestone in its development program.
InnovaTek has been selected for funding under DOE's CARAT program to help develop automotive components and subsystems for cleaner, more efficient cars and light trucks.
InnovaTek CEO, Patricia Irving, tells how Pacific Northwest National Laboratory helped InnovaTek get started through licensed technology, technical and business assistance, PNNL staff, use of PNNL's facilities, and access to equipment.
InnovaTek has received a Phase 2 contract under the U.S. Navy's Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program for further development of its BioGuardian® Air Sampler technology.
InnovaTek was one of ten companies receiving the 2001 Entrepreneurial Award in a program jointly sponsored by the Richland Rotary Club and the Tri-City Industrial Development Council (TRIDEC).
The Spokane Intercollegiate Research and Technology Institute (SIRTI), InnovaTek, Inc. (ITI), and Battelle announce the receipt of a $3 million, 16-month contract to develop a logistics fuel reformer.
Eastern Washington University has just received a $1.2 million grant from the Office of Naval Research for a project to develop prototypes for detecting airborne microbes used in biological warfare or bioterrorism.
InnovaTek has been awarded two contracts from the Department of Energy (DOE) for the development of energy conversion technologies. The awards were made under DOE's Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy and Small Business Innovation Programs.
InnovaTek has been awarded an Entrepreneur's Access Grant from the Washington Technology Center.