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Company Information:

Company Name: Mission Medical, Inc.
City: Fremont
State: CA
Zip+4: 94538
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: (510) 623-3777

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,596,827.00 22
SBIR Phase II $5,247,786.00 8

Award List:

NEUTRAL BEAMS REQUIRE SOURCES OF NEGATIVE HYDROGEN OR DEUTERIUM IONS.

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1983 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Edward j. britt , VICE PRESIDENT/TECH. DIRECTOR
Award Amount: $49,000.00
Abstract:
Neutral beams require sources of negative hydrogen or deuterium ions. a method for production on the negative ions uses a biased negative ion forming electrode with a low work function surface immersed in a deuterium or tritiumdischarge. the low work function surface is maintained by adsorbing a… More

LIMITER FOR NAVAL SHIPBOARD ELECTRONIC POWER (RAP-088)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1983 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $49,257.00

LIMITER FOR NAVAL SHIPBOARD ELECTRONIC POWER (RAP-088)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1985 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $638,183.00
Abstract:
An emission-controlled device for limiting terminating current in utility power line transmission and distribution networks has been developed and demonstrated experinmentally by rasor associates through funding by the electric power research institute. because of its automatic instantaneous… More

SP-100 REACTOR APPLICATIONS-

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1985 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr. ned s. rasor , PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
This project is to determine the practical feasibility of operating sp-100-type thermionic fuel elements (tfes) in an advanced self-pulsed mode of operation. such operation can potentially greatly increase the performance of the tfes. to achieve this at practical power levels, electrodes having an… More

RESEARCH IS PROPOSED TO PERFORM INITIAL ACTIVITIES TOWARD ESTABLISHING THE FEASIBILITY AND PERFORMANCE RAMIFICATIONS OF EMPLOYING VERY HIGH TEMPERATURE THERMIONIC CONVERSION IN SPACE NUCLEAR POWER SYSTEMS OPERATING UNDER BURST POWER CONDITIONS.

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1986 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: John mcvey , PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
Research is proposed to perform initial activities toward establishing the feasibility and performance ramifications of employing very high temperature thermionic conversion in space nuclear power systems operating under burst power conditions. such reactor systems are presently under… More

MULTIMEGAWATT SPACE POWER SYSTEM THERMAL MANAGEMENT CONCEPT

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1986 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Ned S Rasor
Award Amount: $73,087.00

MULTIMEGAWATT SPACE POWER SYSTEM THERMAL MANAGEMENT CONCEPT

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Ned S Rasor
Award Amount: $250,000.00
Abstract:
In the thermal management of space nuclear power systems, heat pipes provide a helpful design alternative to convective loops because of their quasi-isothermal nd modular characteristics. ultimately, however the system designer must use structural solids to conduct heat to and from the convective… More

OXYGEN CONTROL FOR THERMIONIC CONVERTERS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Jesse C Dobson
Award Amount: $97,152.00

OXYGEN CONTROL FOR THERMIONIC CONVERTERS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Jesse C Dobson
Award Amount: $535,000.00
Abstract:
The addition of small quantities of oxygen into a thermionic converterhas long been recognized as a possible means of allowing a wider interelectrode spacing without performance penalty or alternatively ofimproving the output performance characteristics relative to a converter without the oxygen… More

NONINVASIVE BLOOD-GAS MONITOR FOR INFANTS TO ADULTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
Phase i research will evaluate and demonstrate the feasibility of making accurate noninvasive and continuous measurements of arterial blood gases (po2, pco2, and ph) in a single device, utilizing the oral mucosa as a unique and optimal site for these measurements. innovative sensor features will be… More

CESIUM VAPOR CONTROL CIRCULATION AND PURGE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Dr Ned S Rason
Award Amount: $50,000.00

CESIUM VAPOR CONTROL CIRCULATION AND PURGE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Dr Ned S Rason
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
The cesium reservoirs for the thermionic reactor systems presently under development impose significant design constraints and stability uncertainties. a new type of liquid cesium reservoir has been conceived that maintains a temperature-independent cesium pressure, continuously recirculates cesium… More

PARTIAL RADIATION INSULATED DIODES FOR SPACE POWER APPLICATIONS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Dr G L Hatch
Award Amount: $50,000.00

NETCON: A HIGH EFFICIENCY THERMIONIC CONVERTER FOR A RADIOISOTOE HEAT SOURCE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: G L Hatch , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $49,966.00
Abstract:
Direct energy conversion systems are of interest for use with radioisotope heat sources because these systems can significantly exceed the 6 to 8% efficiency of state-of-the-art thermoelectric systems. conventional thermionic energy converters, in general, do not operate efficiently at… More

ANALYTICAL CHARACTERIZATION OF TEST CELLS AND OPTIMIZATION USING MIXED VAPORS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Dr G L Hatch , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
By use of cesium-oxygen mixed vapors (cs/o) it may be posible to as much as double the output power and efficiency of thermionic fuel elements and the associated space nuclear power systems. in phase i of this research, the electrical and thermal operating characteristics of the ussr topaz… More

MATERIAL WITH EXCEPTIONAL PROPERTIES FOR EXTRAVEHICULAR THERMAL MANAGEMENT

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Jean-louis Desplat
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
A new class of micro-structural material, k-max, has been developed with exceptional heat transfer properties that canrelieve or accommodate many of the constraints of spacesuit thermal management. the local thermal conductivity of k-maxcan be varied rapidly from that of a good insulator to many… More

Thermionic Energy Conversion Efficiencies Using Low Emissivity Materials

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: John B. Mcvey
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
In thermionic power systems, thermal radiation heat transfer between the hot emitter and cold collector constitutes a parasitic heat loss which reduces conversion and system efficiencies. After observing that the radiant heat depends linearly on the effective emissivity of the electrode pair, a… More

The Feasibility Evaluation and Demonstration of an Advanced High Efficiency, Low Emission, Low Risk Heat Engine...

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Thomas Robinson
Award Amount: $97,739.00
Abstract:
The objective of this Phase I work is to evaluate and demonstrate the feasibility of a Modular Enginer for vehicular applications having major advantages in fuel economy and low poluutant emissions. The Modular Engine is an advanced engine concept using exhaust gas regeneration and multi-stage air… More

An Automated Hollow Fiber System for the Deglycerolization of Thawed Frozen Human Blood

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Thomas C. Robinson, Phd
Award Amount: $70,000.00

An Automated Hollow Fiber System for the Deglycerolization of Thawed Frozen Human Blood

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Thomas C. Robinson, Phd
Award Amount: $748,655.00
Abstract:
The objectives of this proposed Phase I program are to demonstrate the feasibility and potential advantages of a new technical approach for the deglycerolizatio of thawed frozen human blood. This approach uses a hollow fiber separator to remove glycerol and saline wash solution from red cells in an… More

TESTING OF A NEW SYSTEM FOR CIRCULATORY SUPPORT

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $99,320.00

AUTOMATED BLOOD COMPONENT SEPARATION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $99,687.00

Blood Processor for Donated Blood

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Thomas C. Robinson
Award Amount: $1,100,000.00
Abstract:
The objectives of this project are to develop an improved process for red cell glycerolization prior to freezing utilizing a closed, sterile disposable set. This Set is coupled to an actuation and monitoring system that provides fully automatic, well-controlled, consistent operation. The hemolysis… More

Blood Processor for Donated Blood

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Thomas C. Robinson
Award Amount: $149,991.00
Abstract:
The objectives of this project are to develop an improved process for red cell glycerolization prior to freezing utilizing a closed, sterile disposable set. This Set is coupled to an actuation and monitoring system that provides fully automatic, well-controlled, consistent operation. The hemolysis… More

Systems for Improved Red Blood Cell Storage

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Thomas C. Robinson
Award Amount: $99,797.00
Abstract:
The objectives of this project are to design, develop, test, and evaluate prototypes of Systems for deoxygenating human packed red blood cells that are fully compatible with current blood banking techniques and devices. The goal is to demonstrate the feasibility of reducing red cell oxygen partial… More

Blood Processor for Hydroxy Ethyl Starch

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Thomas C. Robinson
Award Amount: $99,990.00
Abstract:
The long-term objective of this research is the development of a closed, sterile, fully automated system for thawing and washing red blood cells that have been frozen with the polymeric cryoprotectant hydroxyethyl starch (HES). The only currently available method for freezing red cells utilizes… More

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Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Thomas C Robinson
Award Amount: $745,950.00

Frozen Platelets

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Thomas Robinson
Award Amount: $42,494.00
Abstract:
Not Available We propose to conduct an investigation of current and developing technologies related to wireless communications and networking for the purpose of identifying Commercial-Off-The-Shelf (COTS) technologies and products that can be used to replace existing legacy submarine communications… More

Dry System for Thawing Frozen Blood

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Thomas Robinson, Vice President
Award Amount: $119,347.00
Abstract:
The long-term objectives of this research are to substantially improve the military frozen blood system with a number of specific devices and advances. A Dry Heat system is developed to permit very rapid thawing (under 10 minutes) instead of the 40 to 60minutes now necessary using an inconvenient,… More

Dry System for Thawing Frozen Blood

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Thomas Robinson, Vice President
Award Amount: $729,998.00
Abstract:
The long-term objectives of this research are to substantially improve the military frozen blood system with a number of specific devices and advances. A Dry Heat system is developed to permit very rapid thawing (under 10 minutes) instead of the 40 to 60minutes now necessary using an inconvenient,… More