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A First Responder Tool for Rapic, Efficient, and Effective Response to…

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Transportation
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
83539
Program Year/Program:
2008 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
DTRT57-08-C-10020
Solicitation Year:
2007
Solicitation Topic Code:
07-PH2
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Quimba Software Inc.
4 West 4th Ave suite A San Mateo, CA 94402
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Woman-Owned: Yes
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 2008
Title: A First Responder Tool for Rapic, Efficient, and Effective Response to Hazardous Material Incidents
Agency: DOT
Contract: DTRT57-08-C-10020
Award Amount: $100,000.00
 

Abstract:

The nightmare scenario in HAZMAT transport (or storage) is an incident in the proximity of a densely populated area. This issue is so critical that Congress has, on a number of occasions, considered restricting HAZMAT transportation, routing it around metropolitan areas. While so far such restrictions have not been implemented, the HAZMAT transportation industry faces mounting legal and insurance challenges since in addition to normal issues with traffic incidents, it is also viewed as a prime target for terrorism. The focus of this effort is HAZMAT incident response. Here we propose to create a system to facilitate timely, efficient, and cost-effective delivery of sophisticated plume or spill dispersion models to HAZMAT response teams in a way that is easily understood, and is therefore usable, by professional responders with no additional specialized training.

Principal Investigator:

Robert Dourandish
CTO
(650) 342-3337
bob@quimba.com

Business Contact:

Robert Dourandish
CTO
(650) 342-3337
bob@quimba.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

Quimba Software Inc.
4 West 4th Ave suite A San Mateo, CA 94402-1616

EIN/Tax ID: 000000000
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees: N/A
Woman-Owned: Yes
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No