TechConnect Innovation Program

Hydrogen from Wastewater: Fermentation Membrane

University of Minnesota, MN, United States

TECHNOLOGY SUMMARY

A membrane-based technology for generating and collecting hydrogen from wastewater.

Primary Application Area: Environmental, Water & Waste

Technology Development Status: Concept

Technology Readiness Level: TRL 3

FIGURES OF MERIT

Value Proposition: The system would generate an energy source while remediating organics in waste water and reducing aeration costs.

SHOWCASE SUMMARY

Organization Type: Academic/Gov Lab

National Innovation Awardee

Showcase Booth #: 633

Website: http://www.research.umn.edu/techcomm/

GOVT/EXTERNAL FUNDING SOURCES

Government Funding/Support to Date: NSF funding through the Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC) at the University of Minnesota. Minnesota state government.

Primary Sources of Funding: Federal Grant

Looking for: Both Funding and Development Partners