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Individualized Stress Detection System

Award Information

Agency:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
Program Year/Program:
2012 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
105636
Solicitation Year:
2010
Solicitation Topic Code:
X13.01
Solicitation Number:
Small Business Information
Pulsar Informatics Inc.
3401 Market Street suite 318 Philadelphia, PA 19104-
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 2012
Title: Individualized Stress Detection System
Agency: NASA
Contract: NNX12CA61C
Award Amount: $750,000.00
 

Abstract:

Given the extended duration of future missions and the isolated, extreme, and confined environments, there is the possibility that stress-related behavioral conditions and mental disorders (DSM-IV-TR) will develop. The overarching goal of this project is to deliver an integrated system that will track physiological signals (heart rate and heart rate variability) and behavioral signals (sleep wake patterns) to detect chronic stress, hyperarousal, and insomnia during space missions. This project will deliver both the sensor hardware and signal processing software needed for the real-time data collection and integration with other behavioral health monitoring systems (e.g., Individualized Fatigue Meter and Individualized Behavioral Health Meter). The result of Phase II will be a system that can be deployed in space analog environments for validation testing and ultimately deployed on ISS to assist astronauts and mission support personnel in the detection of astronaut chronic stress, hyperarousal, and insomnia. The critical need for an Individualized Stress Detection System has been identified as a priority outlined in the BHP IRP Gap BMED2. The Technology Readiness Level at the end of Phase II will be TRL 5.

Principal Investigator:

Daniel Mollicone
Principal Investigator
2155202630
daniel@pulsarinformatics.com

Business Contact:

Daniel Mollicone
Business Official
2155202630
daniel@pulsarinformatics.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

Pulsar Informatics, Inc.
3401 MARKET ST STE 318 PHILADELPHIA, PA 19104-3359

EIN/Tax ID: 470929195
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: Yes