Awards

From its founding, Hybrid’s ability to evolve POSS<sup>&reg;</sup> into many commercial applications has won the attention and notoriety of a variety of publications, industry groups and government.

2015 – Named SBIR/STTR Success Story

2015 – Tibbetts Award – U.S. Small Business Administration

2013 – R&D Top 100 Award R&D Magazine
Received another R&D 100 Award for its POSS® UV Flash Curable 100% Solids White Paint. These awards salute the 100 most technologically significant products introduced into the marketplace worldwide over the past year. Winners of the R&D 100 Awards are selected by an independent judging panel and the editors of R&D Magazine.

2009 – R&D Top 100 Award R&D Magazine
Received 2nd R&D 100 Award for the Company’s POSS® Flow and Dispersion Aids.  Annually recognizing the 100 most technologically significant new products worldwide, the R&D 100 Awards have been called both “The Oscars of Invention” and the “Nobel Prizes of Applied Research.”

2009 – Global Customer Service Award Frost & Sullivan
Frost & Sullivan Best Practices Award named Hybrid Plastics’® customer service as unparalleled in the global high performance fillers market.

2008 – International Best Special Event Int’l Economic Development Council
Hybrid’s Advanced Nanomaterials Symposium in 2008 was named internationally as the best economic development event for a community with a population under 200,000.

2005 – POSS® in Strategic Interest of U.S. Presidential Determination
The President of the United States designated POSS® technology to be in the strategic national interest of the United States.

2003 – Most Promising Application Award LA Regional Technology Alliance
Best new product in nanotechnology, MEMS and microsystems.

2002 – Best of Small Tech Award Small Times Magazine
One of five finalists for best Product in nanotechnology, MEMS and microsystems.

2002 – Collaboration Success Award Council for Chemical Research
Industry Award for best collaboration among business, academia and government.

2001 – CalTIP Award California Technology Investment Partnership
This $219,000 award recognized Hybrid Plastics® as one of the top start-up companies in new cutting edge technologies within the state of California.  Approximately 30 such companies are named yearly.  The grant is designed to accelerate commercialization of our nanotechnology.

2000 – R&D Top 100 Award R&D Magazine
Named as one of the globally 100 most technologically significant new products of the year.  Now in its 38th year, the R&D 100 Awards have been called both “The Oscars of Invention” and the “Nobel Prizes of Applied Research.”

1999 – Technology Transfer Award Federal Laboratory Consortium
This Federal Award recognizes those government technologies and their transitioning companies that have the potential of being major commercial successes.

1998 – Advanced Technology Program Award Department of Commerce, NIST
This $2 million grant to Hybrid Plastics® acknowledged the significance of Nanostructured® Chemical technology and its potential to significantly impact the US economy.

1997 – Future Technology Award Marrow Publications
Picked as one of the important up and coming technologies for the 21st Century.

1996 – Basic Research Award United States Air Force
Acknowledged Nanostructured® Chemical research and development as the Air Force’s most noteworthy basic research program of the year.