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Company Information:

Company Name:
eCrossCulture
Address:
1540 Columbine Avenue
Boulder, CO
Phone:
(303) 544-1978
URL:
N/A
EIN:
205521773
DUNS:
789434763
Number of Employees:
4
Woman-Owned?:
No
Minority-Owned?:
No
HUBZone-Owned?:
No

Commercialization:

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

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $599,988.00 6
SBIR Phase II $750,000.00 1
STTR Phase I $199,988.00 2
STTR Phase II $1,499,878.00 2

Award List:

Innovative Perspective Taking

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator:
Linda Roan, President
Abstract:
Consider a typical Army soldier. He's young, he probably has not been abroad before entering the military, he has not been to college, and he is serving in very dangerous situations. He also may not have joined the military with the intention of taking on the role of peacekeeper. Yet the cultural… More

An Innovative, Interactive, Dynamic Mission Planning Tool

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,988.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator:
Linda Roan, Senior Researcher
Abstract:
The proposed planning tool will be designed after an exhaustive review of commercial and military cross-cultural training products, interviews, and literature review. We describe a sound pedagogical approach which includes transition along the cognitive domain, formal phases, and accommodation to… More

Training Innovations for Nonverbal Cue Decoding

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator:
Katherine Ihourane, Senior Researcher
Research Institution:
SAN FRANCISCO STATE UNIV.
RI Contact:
David Matsumoto
Abstract:
We propose numerous innovations for training soldiers to decode nonverbal cues. Courseware will teach universal and culture specific nonverbal cues, distance and close range decoding. Video will be used extensively to present relevant, engaging material. Military relevant, game based scenarios… More

Innovative Cross-Cultural Perspective Taking

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$750,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator:
Linda Roan, President
Abstract:
We propose to develop and evaluate an exciting cross-cultural social perspective taking (SPT) curriculum for use by Soldiers in the classroom and on computers. We describe numerous innovations including: a thoroughly vetted design through extensive collaboration with one of the foremost researchers… More

Training Tools to Improve the Teaching and Coaching Skills of Military Advisors

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,988.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Andi O'Conor, Senior Researcher
Research Institution:
KENT STATE UNIV.
RI Contact:
Ken Cushner
Abstract:
We propose to develop and evaluate an innovative training system for improving military advisors' ability to teach and coach their host nation counterparts from a different country. Our effort will involve a comprehensive literature review, inclusion of an expert in cross-cultural training,… More

Development and Testing of an Effective Rapid Assessment Framework

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator:
Paulette Foss, Senior Cultural Anthropologist
Abstract:
We propose to develop a rapid ethnographic assessment framework and methodologies based upon the literature and over 40 years of application by team members. Importantly, our team members' experience has been in conflict zones in Darfur, Bosnia, East Timor, El Salvador, Ethiopia, and others. We… More

Stability Operations Systems Learning Environment

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator:
Carol Byerly, Senior Researcher
Abstract:
We propose a methodical analysis of SSTR operations since World War II. We will identify training objectives based on a large network of civil affairs officers, interpreters, military intelligence, USAID, State Department, and NGO interviewees currently in use on other projects. We will identify… More

Training Tools to Improve the Teaching and Coaching Skills of Military Advisors

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / STTR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,878.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Linda Roan, President
Research Institution:
Kent State University
RI Contact:
Ken Cushner
Abstract:
This proposal describes the development of an informed, comprehensive curriculum to improve U.S. military advisor training. The goal is to enhance the effectiveness of military advisors so that they understand and utilize principles and practices of intercultural training. Although this proposal… More

Training Innovations for Nonverbal Cue Decoding

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / STTR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$750,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator:
Mark Yager, Senior Researcher
Research Institution:
San Francisco State University
RI Contact:
David Matsumoto
Abstract:
The current emphasis on SSTR and COIN operations often places a soldier in close, interpersonal roles while building schools, training police, etc.. Many operations involve establishing rapport and discerning intent in close proximity to friendly and possibly dangerous individuals. Unfortunately,… More

Analytical Tools for Local Economic Analysis

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Mark Yager, Senior Researcher – (303) 544-1978
Abstract:
We propose to develop a tool which enables Marines and Soldiers to assess local economic conditions and develop courses of action to positively impact the economy. Several innovations are: semi-automated techniques to identify key economic components; automated methods which tell service members… More

Innovative Communications System to Undermine an Insurgency

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Mark Yager, Senior Researcher – (303) 544-1978
Abstract:
This is an exciting opportunity to develop technology which enables effective governance in disrupted societies. The key concepts described are to 1) enable bi-directional communications between a local populace and its leaders and 2) use these communications to monitor social networks. We will… More