Sunny Clean Water scores federal funding to pursue water purification tech
by Dan Miner | Buffalo Business Journal –
Three University at Buffalo startups have received significant federal grants to boost their early-stage technologies.
Each of the companies receive six-figure awards from the National Science Foundation, which supports tech commercialization that could benefit society.
Companies include Ferric Contrast, Neurovascular Diagnostics and NEXUS-NY Cohort 4 graduate, Sunny Clean Water.
Sunny Clean Water received a $225,000 Phase 1 SBIR award. The company was co-founded by Qiaopiang Gan, a UB associate professor of electrical engineering; Zongmin Bei, UB senior research support specialist in engineering; and UB Ph.D. graduate Haomin Song, the company CTO. It is developing a solar-powered water purification device, which shows potential in relieving shortages in drinking water in developing areas and regions affected by natural disasters.
Read the full article by the Buffalo Business Journal here.