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Company Information:

Company Name: Wizbe Innovations LLC
City: Manchester
State: ME
Zip+4: -
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: (207) 485-5690

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $319,777.14 3
SBIR Phase II $729,939.00 1

Award List:

Aircrew Personnel Lowering Device

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Stan Farrell, Program Manager
Award Amount: $99,963.00
Abstract:
The Air Force has a need for an innovative solution to help parachutists that become trapped in trees or wires lower themselves to the ground safely and easily. The current personnel lowering device being used by the Air Force is bulky and inconvenient to use. Wizbe Innovations is proposing to… More

Fabric with Variable Air Permeability for Use in Parachutes

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Robert Farrell, Program Manager – (207) 622-3363
Award Amount: $119,991.00
Abstract:
Identification and Significance of the Problem or Opportunity. Current Military parachute canopies are constructed from cloth that has a fixed air permeability. The level of air permeability in a fabric significantly affects the opening speed of the parachute, filling time, opening shock and rate… More

Next Generation Textiles for Multi-Threat Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DHS
Principal Investigator: Stan Farrell
Award Amount: $99,823.14
Abstract:
When responding to an incident, first responders often do not know what environments they will encounter at the incident scene. Although the garments that they are wearing may provide protection in their normal working environment, it may not be suited for unexpected conditions they encounter when… More

Fabric with Variable Air Permeability for Use in Parachutes

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Robert Farrell, Program Manager – (207) 622-3363
Award Amount: $729,939.00
Abstract:
Wizbe Innovations has developed a fabric with controllable air flow. This system used in parachutes has the potential to reduce opening shock, the time in the air, stability, directional control, and the landing speed. During Phase II, further development of the concepts derived in Phase I will be… More