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Company Information:

Company Name:
ProtoInnovations, LLC
Address:
5453 Albemarle Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15217-1132
Phone:
(412) 916-8807
URL:
N/A
EIN:
251912230
DUNS:
621287403
Number of Employees:
3
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:
N/A
POC Phone:
N/A
POC Email:
N/A
Narrative:
N/A

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $199,220.00 2
SBIR Phase II $998,715.00 2
STTR Phase I $199,789.00 2
STTR Phase II $599,495.00 1

Award List:

Lunar All-Terrain Utility Vehicle for EVA

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,960.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Stuart S. Heys, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
ProtoInnovations, LLC proposes to develop a new type of planetary rover called a Lunar All-terrain Utility Vehicle ("Lunar ATV") to assist extra-vehicular activities in future lunar missions. The vehicle will operate unmanned or with an astronaut driving onboard. It will have a roughly 4 m2… More

Lunar All-Terrain Utility Vehicle for EVA

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$599,400.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Stuart Heys, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
ProtoInnovations, LLC proposes to develop a new type of planetary rover called a Lunar All-terrain Utility Vehicle ("LATUV") to assist extra-vehicular activities in future lunar missions. The vehicle will operate unmanned or with an astronaut driving onboard. It will have a roughly 4 m2 footprint… More

Reliable Autonomous Surface Mobility (RASM) in Support of Human Exploration

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,920.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
David S. Wettergreen, Principal Investigator
Research Institution:
Carnegie Mellon University
RI Contact:
N/A
Abstract:
ProtoInnovations, LLC and Carnegie Mellon University have formed a partnership to commercially develop rover-autonomy technologies into Reliable Autonomous Surface Mobility (RASM). Our aim is to provide safe and reliable means for lunar rovers to travel at substantial speeds and operate in… More

Multipurpose Automated Steward (MAS): A Versatile System for Autonomous Shipboard Cleaning

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,260.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Steven Huber, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
ProtoInnovations proposes to develop a versatile autonomous shipboard cleaning robot that we call the Multipurpose Automated Steward (MAS). Shipboard cleaning presents a complex environment with requirements to clean floors, walls, counters, and overheads in confined and fully three-dimensional… More

Simultaneous Localization and Mapping for Planetary Surface Mobility

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,869.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
David S. Wettergreen, Principal Investigator
Research Institution:
Carnegie Mellon University
RI Contact:
Kristen Rotolo
Abstract:
ProtoInnovations, LLC and Carnegie Mellon University have formed a partnership to commercially develop localization and mapping technologies for planetary rovers. Our first aim is to provide a reliable means of localization that is independent of infrastructure, such as GPS, and compatible with… More

Reliable Autonomous Surface Mobility (RASM) in Support of Human Exploration

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / STTR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$599,495.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
David S. Wettergreen, Principal Investigator
Research Institution:
Carnegie Mellon University
RI Contact:
David Wettergreen
Abstract:
ProtoInnovations, LLC and Carnegie Mellon University have formed a partnership to commercially develop rover-autonomy technologies into Reliable Autonomous Surface Mobility (RASM). Our aim is to provide safe and reliable means for lunar rovers to travel at substantial speeds and operate in proximity… More

Multipurpose Automated Steward (MAS): A Versatile System for Autonomous Shipboard Cleaning

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$399,315.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Dimi Apostolopoulos, Member&Chief Scientist – (412) 916-8807
Abstract:
ProtoInnovations is developing a reliable, capable, and manufacturable autonomous shipboard cleaning system to unburden ship crews from the most laborious daily cleaning tasks. Our system, known as the Modular Automated Steward (MAS), features: Versatility to work in any shipboard environment… More