Entries by Wcumbie

Pancopia Featured as NASA SBIR Success Story

On June 12, Pancopia was featured in a story NASA recently published on Pancopia’s water recycling technology, and its future uses within NASA. The article, available both on NASA’s SBIR homepage and within the Success Stories tab of the website, covers the research Pancopia has been conducting for NASA throughout the past 3 years. The […]

Pancopia Receives National FLC Award

On Wednesday April 25, 2018 Pancopia, Inc. received a National Excellence in Technology Transfer Project of the Year 2018 award from the Federal Laboratory Consortium (FLC) for the development of a next-generation water purification system for NASA’s use in manned space exploration, including possible Mars missions and colonies. Pancopia was a co-recipient of the FLC […]

Portsmouth Residuals Project Completed

Pancopia is happy to announce that it has recently completed its annual contract with the City of Portsmouth. This contract involved removing and dewatering residuals from the Lake Kilby lagoon. The residuals were then prepared for their future use as a fertilizer on farmland. Pancopia’s staff, teamed with CH2M, has overseen this process each year […]

Pancopia Presents at WaterJAM 2017

Pancopia, Inc. was honored to give a presentation at WaterJAM 2017 this past September. Chief Technical Officer Bill Cumbie presented on behalf of Pancopia, outlining our current research in wastewater treatment technology for NASA. The brief history of the base of our research, anammox bacteria, the premise of our project, the Phase I testing and results, Phase II […]

Pancopia Celebrates FLC Award

Pancopia is excited to announce that it has been awarded an Excellence in Technology Transfer Project of the Year 2017 award from the Federal Laboratory Consortium (FLC) for the development of a next-generation water purification system for NASA’s use on the International Space Station and future Mars missions. Pancopia was a co-recipient of the FLC […]

Tomorrow’s Tech Podcast Features Pancopia

Pancopia’s CTO, Bill Cumbie was recently featured in a guest spot on Tomorrow’s Tech Podcast. During the podcast, the two discussed Pancopia’s NASA research, the origins of the science behind it in Anammox bacteria, and its future applications here on Earth. Topics covered also included some of the company’s upcoming projects, technological advancements in the wastewater treatment […]

CIT Award Press Release

Contact:         Bill Cumbie (757) 344 – 8607                                                  June 10, 2017   Tech Startup Pancopia Lands State CIT Award   HAMPTON, VA; June 13, 2016 – Pancopia, Inc., an environmental R&D and consulting company, was awarded a $50,000 matching grant from the Center for Innovative Technology (CIT), a technological business initiative program run by the […]

NASA Phase II Press Release

Contact:         Bill Cumbie (757) 344 – 8607                                                  June 8, 2016   Pancopia Lands $750,000 Contract with NASA   HAMPTON, VA; June 8, 2016 – Pancopia, Inc. was awarded a $750,000 Phase II SBIR contract by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to create the prototype for a biological wastewater treatment system for space […]

NASA Phase I Press Release

Contact:         Bill Cumbie (757) 344 – 8607                                                  May 1, 2015   Tech Startup Pancopia Wins Research Contract with NASA   HAMPTON, VA; May, 2015 – Pancopia, Inc. was awarded a $125,000 Phase I SBIR contract with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to determine the feasibility of rapidly starting a biological wastewater system […]