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Company Information:

Company Name: ANCO ENGINEERS, INC.
City: Boulder
State: CO
Zip+4: 80301
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: Yes
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: (303) 443-7580

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,334,925.00 25
SBIR Phase II $2,240,258.00 7

Award List:

Lower Limb Acitivity

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1983 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: John c. stoessel , PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR
Award Amount: $34,000.00
Abstract:
Lower limb forces have been measured in the laboratory on forceplate devices. these have several drawbacks, the most important being the inability to measure spatial variation of vertical forces (due to the stiffness of the forceplate) and the lack of foot-shoe contact forces. also,laboratory… More

ADVANCES IN MICRO-ELECTRONICS HAVE MADE COMPUTER-ASSISTED VISION POSSIBLE, BUT EXPENSIVE.

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1983 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Paul ibanez , PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR
Award Amount: $48,910.00
Abstract:
Advances in micro-electronics have made computer-assisted vision possible, but expensive. even simple computer visionsystems cost in excess of $5,000, well out of the economic reach of the blind, who are generally low paid or dependent on government support. this project proposes to use mainly… More

THE TREATMENT OF SEVERAL EYE CONDITIONS, GLAUCOMA IN PARTICULAR, REQUIRES THE MEASUREMENT OF INTRAOCULAR PRESSURE(TONOMETRY).

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1983 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Paul ibanez , PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR
Award Amount: $55,732.00
Abstract:
The treatment of several eye conditions, glaucoma in particular, requires the measurement of intraocular pressure(tonometry). existing instruments are complicated by the need for contact with the cornea, or great expense. this proposal is to investigate the feasibility of a noncontacting cornea… More

A DEVICE FOR FAILURE TOLERANT TRANSMISSION LINE DESIGN

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1983 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr. Paul Ibanez
Award Amount: $44,000.00

PROJECTILE PULSE GENERATOR

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1983 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $49,203.00

AN INEXPENSIVE PEAK ACCELERATION INDICATOR FOR AIR CRASH MONITORING.

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1983 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $54,444.00

AN INEXPENSIVE PEAK ACCELERATION INDICATOR FOR AIR CRASH MONITORING.

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1984 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $248,000.00
Abstract:
The dod has expressed interest in a low-cost, passive, simple, and small device or technique that would allow quantitative assessment of peak acceleration achieved duringan air crash. these devices would be placed in all service aircraft and, in the event of a crash, could be used to cor-relate… More

PROJECTILE PULSE GENERATOR

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1984 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $250,930.00
Abstract:
Projectile pulse generator (ppg) has been conceived to satisfy anticiplated air force requirements. the ppg is explosively driven and is intended to meet the requirments stipulated in the sbir

A DEVICE FOR FAILURE TOLERANT TRANSMISSION LINE DESIGN

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1984 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr. Paul Ibanez
Award Amount: $371,167.00
Abstract:
Transmission line design is often governed by the need to resist the high longitudinal loads imposed by a line break. this rare event requires towers much stronger (and more costly) than needed for normal service. further, failure to resist a line break can lead to extremely costly "zipper" type… More

A BLAST OVERPRESSURE DOSIMETER CONCEPT WILL BE STUDIED TO ASCERTAIN ITS FEASIBILITY FOR GENERAL USE AS AN INDIVIDUAL PROTECTIVE DEVICE.

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1984 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dr t. d. scharton
Award Amount: $67,000.00
Abstract:
A blast overpressure dosimeter concept will be studied to ascertain its feasibility for general use as an individual protective device. feasibility testing will be performed in the contractor's facility, using a shotgun to generate the blast waves. the blast overpressure field will be mapped with… More

STRUCTURAL MODULES WITH SELF-INTEGRITY MONITORING

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1984 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Paul Ibanez & William Wal , Investigators
Award Amount: $49,922.00

ANATOMICAL SEGMENTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1985 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Dr paul ibanex
Award Amount: $65,529.00
Abstract:
The naval medical research and development command desires to nondestructively measure the inertial properties of non-human primate bodies and limbs. these results can be used in building accurate bodydynamics models for crash and seat ejection studies and for assessing certain short term effects… More

AS THE WORLD'S PRIME MINERAL DEPOSITS DWINDLE AND DEMAND GROWS, TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATION IN MINERAL EXTRACTION BECOMES MORE IMPORTANT.

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1985 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr. karl bernstein , PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR
Award Amount: $49,841.00
Abstract:
As the world's prime mineral deposits dwindle and demand grows, technological innovation in mineral extraction becomes more important. the challenge takes many forms, but the need to extract leaner, more finely disseminated deposits is a common requirement. also, as the remaining deposits get… More

TETHER DEPLOYMENT MONITORING SYSTEM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1985 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Paul Ibanez , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $49,940.00

STRUCTURAL MODULES WITH SELF-INTEGRITY MONITORING

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1986 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Paul Ibanez & William Wal , Investigators
Award Amount: $470,004.00
Abstract:
Continual monitoring of structural integrity and detection of damage and its subsequent compensation, repair, and control are important considerations for large, complex space structures. phase i is to research a system which will reduce this task to a module-by-module self-integrity monitoring… More

THE BLAST DOSIMETER CONCEPTS PROVEN FOR THE U.

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1986 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dr karl bernstein
Award Amount: $49,500.00
Abstract:
The blast dosimeter concepts proven for the u.s. army medical corps will be extended and proven to meet those of the u.s. army test and evaluation command. peak blast wave pressure and blast wave momentum will be recorded mechanically in a small, rugged, and accurate but inexpensive device. the… More

TETHER DEPLOYMENT MONITORING SYSTEM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Paul Ibanez , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $250,000.00
Abstract:
The feasibility and economics of using tethers for station-keeping or sling launch of payloads is highly dependent on the reliable control of the tether itself in anenvironment. the proposed tether deployment monitoring system (tdms) would provide data on the tether's condition, guidance… More

MONITOR FOR AIRBORNE LEAD

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dr karl bernstein
Award Amount: $49,436.00
Abstract:
The objective of the phase i program is to establish the feasibility of a low resolution x-ray fluorescence instrument for measurement of the concentration of lead in the air. the instrument must be small enough to serve as a personal monitor for indoor firing range users. preliminary studies… More

GEARTOOTH PRESSURE SENSOR

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: John c stoessel
Award Amount: $63,188.00
Abstract:
Hydrodynamic pressure generated by meshing gears in an oil bath contribute to the self noise of torpedoes. as targets become "quiter," torpedo guidance systems must increase their sensitivity to the attenuated sound waves reflected by the target. in being more sensitive, they can be disturbed by… More

AUTOMATED INTELLIGENT POWER DISTRIBUTION MODULES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Russell b spencer
Award Amount: $49,948.00
Abstract:
Modern tactical military installations require reliable electric power to perform their intended functions. the electric power distribution systems can benefit from the application of load management monitoring and control under the automatic supervision of a computerized expert system. the… More

RADIATION CONTOUR SYNTHESIZER

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Thomas solimeo
Award Amount: $53,284.00
Abstract:
The field simulation of radiation contours for military training without the use of actual radioactive material is proposed. radio location detection and transmission of contour characteristics will be used with a central base station and cpu, quadrature receivers, and small transponders… More

FALL-EVENT RECORDING SYSTEM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: John f gray
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
To further biomedical and clinical research into the aging process, a video-recording system permitting the generation of a video data library of fall events is needed. this proposal delineates the functional requirements of a video-recording system that would automatically record fall events. its… More

INSTRUMENTED TORQUE WRENCH

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $49,997.00

MONITOR FOR AIRBORNE LEAD

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dr Karl Bernstein , Principal Invetsigator
Award Amount: $49,436.00

INSTRUMENTED TORQUE WRENCH

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $493,000.00
Abstract:
Quality assurance (qa) efforts during launch site processinginvolve inspection, surveillance, and implementation of standards to assure consistently safe results. a need exists for the creation of a system utilizing an instrumented torque wrench capable of automatically recording both the location… More

DAMAGE INSPECTION AND VERIFICATION OF TETHERS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Dr george e howard
Award Amount: $49,841.00
Abstract:
Considerable effort has been devoted by nasa and other organizations committed to the utilization of tethers in space. however, most tether deployment scenarios have a common denominator--they are dependent on the reusability of such tethers in order to be considered economically viable. the lack of… More

PROSTHETIC CONTACT PRESSURE INSTRUMENTATION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $30,240.00
Abstract:
Currently, prosthetic fitting is very subjective. little exists in the way of transducers to aid the prosthetist. this project will develop a transducer, made of a thin piezoelectric film, that could measure loads at the stump/prosthetic interface. this film has the properties of flexibility,… More

SIGLE-USE, NON-REVERSIBLE SYRINGE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $49,371.00
Abstract:
It is well established that the sharing of syringes between infected and noninfected i.v. drug users has been a major cause in the spread of aids. the development of a single-use mechanism that could be incorporated into all disposable syringes would prevent them from being salvaged after legitimate… More

MONITOR FOR AIRBORNE LEAD

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dr Karl Bernstein , Principal Invetsigator
Award Amount: $157,157.00

QUASI-WELD-FREE AND NANOCRYSTALLINE APPROACHES TO LONG-LIFE BELLOWS SEALS IN CRYOCOOLERS & OTHER RECIPROCATING MACHINES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Paul Ibanez
Award Amount: $55,849.00
Abstract:
Two very different approaches to the sealing reliability probelm of reciprocating machines are to be investigated and compared. In one approach, bellows design improvements are the result of combining the excellent dead volume avoidance characteristics of welded bellows with the structural… More

A Fiber-Optic Method for Measuring the Single Scattering Phase

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Dr. Richard I. Billmers
Award Amount: $68,738.00
Abstract:
Measuring the inherent optical properties of the ocean has historically been a very difficult problem. The most widely used in-situ sensor has been the transmissometer, which measures the transmission of a light beam over a short pathlength in the water. More recently, sensors have become… More

Vertical Linear Accelerator for Dynamic Visual-Vestibular Acuity Health Status Evaluation and Desensitization Training

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Paul Ibanez, President
Award Amount: $97,576.00
Abstract:
Military platforms expose personnel to extreme vertical vibrations. These vibrations can induce visual-vestibular disturbance or even permanent injury, resulting in spatial-disorientation-related mishaps or decreased performance due to motion-sickness. ANCO Engineers, Inc. proposes to investigate… More