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Company Information:

Company Name:
Boston Engineering Corporation
Address:
300 Bear Hill Rd
Waltham, MA 02451-
EIN:
43271679
DUNS:
5313494
Number of Employees:
45
Woman-Owned?:
No
Minority-Owned?:
No
HUBZone-Owned?:
No

Commercialization:

Has been acquired/merged with?:
N/A
Has had Spin-off?:
N/A
Has Had IPO?:
N/A
Year of IPO:
N/A
Has Patents?:
N/A
Number of Patents:
N/A
Total Sales to Date $:
$ 0.00
Total Investment to Date $
$ 0.00
POC Title:
N/A
POC Name:
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POC Phone:
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POC Email:
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Narrative:
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Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $443,985.68 5
SBIR Phase II $4,419,143.62 4
STTR Phase I $309,717.00 4
STTR Phase II $2,249,125.00 2

Award List:

Miniaturized Wireless Data Acquisition for Payload Development and Integration

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,992.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Alex Gomez, Senior Electrical Engineer
Research Institution:
TUFTS UNIV.
RI Contact:
Rich Wlezien
Abstract:
The US Navy is in need of a small, robust, flexible data acquisition system for their testing of various submarine and surface payloads. The parameters that are measured during each launch include acceleration, roll/pitch/yaw, bending strain, compressive loads, velocity, displacement, hydrodynamic… More

GhostSwimmer: Tactically Relevant, Biomimetically Inspired, Silent, Highly Efficient and Maneuverable Autonomous Fish Robot

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,735.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Michael Rufo, Senior Mechanical Engineer
Research Institution:
FRANKLIN W. OLIN COLLEGE OF ENGINEE
RI Contact:
David Barrett
Abstract:
GhostSwimmer is a tactical, efficient, biomimetic autonomous artificial fish UUV that employs the actual mechanics and dynamics of biological fish to create the ultimate in efficient swimming while remaining responsive to the needs of current covert, riverine, and littoral missions. It endeavors to… More

BioSwimmer Biomimetic In Liquid Inspection System

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,985.00
Agency:
DHS
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
BioSwimmer is a system level solution including a biomimetic autonomous swimming vehicle that provides efficiency, maneuverability and payload integration capability that is unavailable in other platforms. Phase I includes development of advanced sensing to perform in-liquid inspections with… More

Automous Launch, Recovery and Turn-Around Systems for Small UAVs

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,991.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Mark W. Smithers, Senior Systems Engineer
Research Institution:
GEORGIA TECH APPLIED RESEARCH CORPO
RI Contact:
Gary E. Gray
Abstract:
The Unmanned Recovery, Service And Launch Automation (URSALA) system is a tactical unmanned recovery, refueling and launch service station for small winged unmanned autonomous systems (UAVs). The automated system will increase utilization of UAV technology by providing unattended UAV operation for… More

Autonomous Urban Reconnaissance Ingress System (AURIS)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,998.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Michael Rufo, Principal Engineer
Abstract:
The Autonomous Urban Reconnaissance Ingress System (AURIS) addresses a significant limitation of current military robotics technology: the inability of reconnaissance robots to open doors. It can perform with or without using explosive charges, can operate quickly to allow rapid ingress, has the… More

GhostSwimmer: Tactically Relevant, Biomimetically Inspired, Silent, Highly Efficient and Maneuverable Autonomous Fish Robot

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / STTR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$1,499,239.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Michael Rufo, Principal Investigator – (781) 314-0723
Research Institution:
Franklin W. Olin College of Enginee
RI Contact:
David Barrett
Abstract:
The proposed Phase II GhostSwimmer program is intended to not only create an advanced and improved vehicle, but to prove that biomimetic technology, specifically GhostSwimmer, is a viable and often optimal option for Navy missions. The major goals of Phase II are: prove and characterize platform… More

BioSwimmer: In Liquid Inspection System

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$1,156,927.62
Agency:
DHS
Principal Investigator:
Michael A. Rufo – (781) 314-0723
Abstract:
  This project addresses a critical need in the nation`s infrastructure and border protection, inspection inside tanks on large ships in port. These missions must be performed in a timely, effective, and safe manner in challenging environments. The BIOSwimmer system is an end-to-end… More

MANEUVER, Integrated Approach for Dynamic Unsteady Situation Control Surface Development

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,892.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Michael Rufo, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
MANEUVER is a focused, applied research effort combines cutting edge biological and engineering techniques to provide a basis for advanced hydrodynamic control surfaces design for unsteady conditions and includes quantitative and qualitative evaluation of the technology as related to Navy… More

Autonomous Urban Reconnaissance Ingress System (AURIS)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$729,944.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Michael Rufo, Principal Engineer – (781) 314-0723
Abstract:
The Autonomous Urban Reconnaissance Ingress System (AURIS) addresses a significant limitation of current military robotics technology: the inability of reconnaissance robots to open doors. It can perform with or without using explosive charges, can operate quickly to allow rapid ingress, has the… More

MANEUVER, Integrated Approach for Dynamic Unsteady Situation Control Surface Development

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$1,032,464.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Michael Rufo, Principal Engineer / Lead – (781) 314-0723
Abstract:
MANEUVER is a focused, applied research effort that combines cutting edge biological and engineering techniques to provide a basis for advanced hydrodynamic control surfaces design for unsteady conditions and includes quantitative and qualitative evaluation of the technology as related to Navy… More

Design of Robot Control Interfaces

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,999.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Michael Rufo, Director, Advanced Systems Group – (781) 314-0723
Research Institution:
University of Massachusetts Lowell
RI Contact:
Holly Yanco
Abstract:
Boston Engineering"s Advanced Systems Group and Dr. Holly Yanco"s team at the University of Massachusetts at Lowell propose to develop a design science for robot operator interfaces and demonstrate its application through existing design tools and prototype systems that reduce operator… More

GhostSwimmer: Tactically Relevant, Biomimetically Inspired, Silent, Highly Efficient and Maneuverable Autonomous Fish Robot

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$1,499,808.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Michael Rufo, Director, Advanced System – (781) 314-0723
Abstract:
Operations in shallow, complex, and high current areas are becoming more and more important for Naval missions. Areas such as harbors and other close quarters navigation and operation are an expanding area of mission requirements. Specifically, surface, underwater and buried mines pose one of the… More

R-LUCID - Design of Robot Control Interfaces

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / STTR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,886.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Mike Rufo, Director, Advanced Systems – (781) 466-8010
Research Institution:
University of Massachusetts at Lowe
RI Contact:
Holly Yanco
Abstract:
Boston Engineering's Advanced Systems Group is collaborating with Prof. Holly Yanco at the University of Massachusetts at Lowell to develop a design science for robot-operator interfaces under a DARPA Phase I STTR program. Our program, called Robot Linked User Control and Interface Design… More

Multipurpose Atmospheric/Underwater Expendable Dropsonde

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2014 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$94,132.68
Agency / Branch:
DOC / NOAA
Principal Investigator:
Michael Rufo, Director, Advanced Systems Group – (781) 466-8010
Abstract:
There are currently no inexpensive observing systems that detect temperature, salinity and currents under the ocean's surface - all important factors in predicting the intensity of hurricanes. Boston Engineering proposes to develop the Multi-Purpose Above Surface/Below Surface Expendable Dropsondes… More

CLIMBER: Capable,Lithe, and Innovative, Maintenance Bot for Efficient Remediation

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2014 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,978.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Michael Rufo, Director, Advanced System – (781) 466-8010
Abstract:
The US Navy has the problem of having to use human operators to inspect and maintain tanks due to the lack of systems that can perform all (or even most) of the tasks required with the dexterity, control, and ability to access tight areas. Boston Engineering proposes to leverage our extensive… More