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Development of Technologies that Address the Complex Architecture of the Face During the Treatment of Severe Facial Burn Injury

Company: KeraNetics, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … dressing will be formulated and tested for mechanical properties and drug delivery capabilities. It will then be tested in vitro for treatment of wound contracture. In the potential Phase II follow-on project, a full prototype of the dressing would be constructed, and… more

BLAST: A System for Bandwidth- and Latency-Scalable Teleoperation

Company: Neya Systems, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: …gradation in the presence of communication latencies as small as 100 milliseconds. These latency and bandwidth requirements severely hamper use of teleop systems in situations where latency is high and/or bandwidth is low. The goal of the proposed work is to construct such a… more

High Speed 3D Data for Configuration Management

Company: Tetravue,inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: Nuclear power plant construction and life cycle management requires low cost, 3D information to achieve future construction cost goals. TetraVue is developing a high speed, high resolution 3D video camera that can create engineering models automatically, working like any hand-… more

High Specific Activity Sn-117m by Post Irradiation Isotope Separation

Company: IsoTherapeutics Group LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: …he small number of suitable accelerators limits quantities available to less than a few Ci per week. Expected future commercial demands will likely require tens of Ci per week of mid and high SA material. Meeting the anticipated need can only be realized with the construction… more

HERMES-Based X-Ray Strip Detector

Company: Sydor Instruments, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: … position the technology for immediate commercial deployment. Further advancements will be made in terms of manufacturability, component-level qualification, system testing, and a more universally compatible software interface. Two pre-production prototypes will be … more

3-D Mechanical Iris Missile Tube Forward Closure

Company: ADA Technologies, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … capsule maintenance following a launch and eliminate launch debris. ADA Technologies is proposing to develop and test a fast-actuating, completely reusable capsule closure meeting the key Navy requirements. The selected design utilizes an innovative dome constructed of eight… more

Neutron-Gamma Scintillation Detector for Emergency Response

Company: Radiation Monitoring Devices, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … detector also provides discrimination of gamma-rays from neutrons using a relatively straight forward pulse height analysis. The Phase I project will be aimed at demonstrating the feasibility of manufacturing larger volumes of scintillating material and constructing detectors… more

Composite Neutron-Gamma Detector

Company: Radiation Monitoring Devices, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: …e proposed detector also provides discrimination of gamma-rays from neutrons using pulse shape or / and pulse height analysis. The Phase I project will be aimed at demonstrating the feasibility of manufacturing larger volumes of scintillating material and constructing detectors… more

Phase Change Thermal Buffers for Environmental Control Unit Efficiency Improvement

Company: Aqwest LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … thermal energy storage (TES) to enable"rightsizing"of environmental control units (ECU) and improve overall efficiency through reduced peak loads, more stabilized ECU operation, and off-peak thermal energy storage. The Aqwest TES has a very simple construction and… more

Advanced Laser Driver for Inertial Fusion Energy

Company: Aqwest LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: …. The proposed project will adapt the EPDL technology to laser acceleration, thus leveraging prior and current US Army investment. In Phase I, we will conduct engineering design, analysis, and fabricate an innovative composite laser crystal. In Phase II, we will construct and… more

Combined Approaches for Verification and Validation of Run Time Protected Systems

Company: Barron Associates, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: …vania. They will spearhead three complimentary investigations into the development of verification and validation (V & V) approaches for adaptive systems protected by run time assurance (RTA) mechanisms. Two of these approaches involve using proof construction formalisms… more

Reusable Extended Artificial Light Source

Company: Bodkin Design & Engineering, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … a collection of solid-state Lighting Modules based on high powered white Light Emitting Diode (LED) sources that can be networked together to provide sufficient illumination for any task. The devices can be powered by batteries or wall power, and are constructed from… more

Dual-Mode Continuous-Wave Ladar and Optical Communications System

Company: Bridger Photonics, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: … range resolution available. During the proposed Phase II effort, Bridger will develop, field test and deliver a fully operational dual-mode 3D imager and FSO communications system. To do so, Bridger will refine its system models and prototype design and then construct the… more

Lidar-based high resolution 3D imager and remote gas sensor: a new paradigm for terrestrial environmental monitoring

Company: Bridger Photonics, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … and commercial activities. Potential applications include: methane leak detection from pipelines, well platforms, and holding tanks for the petroleum industry, biomass density estimation in managed ecosystems for agriculture and timber industries, carbon dioxide… more

Modeling of Cyber Behaviors to Wargame and Assess Risk (MOC-WAR)

Company: Charles River Analytics Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … with policies, users, and defenses. To address these needs, we propose a Phase I effort to design and demonstrate a system for Modeling Cyber Behaviors to Wargame and Assess Risk (MOC-WAR). MOC-WAR provides a hybrid, modular behavior modeling framework to construct flexible… more

Helicopter Aiding for Zero-Zero Landings with Advanced, Reactive Displays (HAZZARD)

Company: Charles River Analytics Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … synchronized with ship motion. The flight director will incorporate detailed models of: (1) the MH-60 platform and control systems; (2) flight-deck motion in varying sea-states; and (3) environmental effects, including turbulent wind gusts. Finally, we will construct… more

Maintenance Training based on an Adaptive Game-Based Environment using a Pedagogic Interpretation Engine (MAGPIE)

Company: Charles River Analytics Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: … Adaptive Game-Based Environment using a Pedagogic Interpretation Engine (MAGPIE). Based on our successful Phase I, we propose a full-scope Phase II development effort focused on four elements: (1) a suite of intuitive authoring tools that enable course designers to construct… more

Improved Hydrogen Purification

Company: Compact Membrane Systems, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: Industrial hydrogen production relies primarily on natural gas and hydrocarbon feedstocks to drive the various reaction chemistries that lead to hydrogen generation. Carbon dioxide, the ultimate co- product when such feedstocks and processes are employed,… more

Late Award - Optimizing the Cost and Performance of Composite Cylinders for H2 Storage using a Graded Construction

Company: Composite Technology Development, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: … cost tanks by utilizing recently-developed, low-cost fibers and graded composite designs. The Phase I/Phase II project seeks to reduce the cost of hydrogen storage vessels for fuel cell powered cars by 25% by using low-cost carbon fibers in a graded construction… more

Novel Solid Electrolyte Based Lithium-Sulfur Batteries

Company: Giner Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: …hem more commercially viable. Phase I will use a superionic electrolyte and sulfur-immobilized carbon matrix to reduce sulfur loss to the electrolyte and to increase the sulfur utilization. The full lithium-sulfur batteries based on these components will be constructed to… more

Automated PrOduct GEneration and Enrichment (APOGEE)

Company: DECISIVE ANALYTICS Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: …ns for information product generation. We present Phase II of the Automated PrOduct GEneration and Enrichment (APOGEE) effort. APOGEE automates the creation of information products; learning the creation process by example. APOGEE can uses automatically constructed content… more

Silicon Carbide MOSFET-based Full-Bridge for Fusion Science Applications

Company: Eagle Harbor Technologies, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: …. When comparing SiC and traditional silicon-based MOSFETs, SiC MOSFETs provide higher current carrying capability allowing for smaller package weights and sizes and lower operating temperature. Eagle Harbor Technologies (EHT) is proposing to design, construct, and test… more

Immediate Application Cranioplasty During Decompressive Craniectomy for Head Injuries

Company: Fabrico Technology Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: …enter at San Antonio (UTHSC-SA), proposes to develop an Electrophoretic Decellularization Chamber (EDC) technology to produce a rigidity tuned Electrophoretic Decellularized Bio-Scaffold (EDBS) Cranial Bone - ExtraCellular Matrix (CB-ECM) Cranioplasty Prototype Construct (CPC)… more

Forward Osmosis-based System for Treatment of Waste Water Generated during Energy Production using Waste Carbon Dioxide and Waste Heat

Company: Porifera Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: This proposal will enable the development of a system that will synergistically capture carbon and treat wastewater at power plants. The system will have higher water recovery and treat more problematic water using less energy compared to state of the art technologies.

Development of Adaptive Vorticity Confinement Based CFD Methodology for Rotorcraft Applications

Company: IllinoisRocstar LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … potential instabilities, borrowing the idea from shock capturing schemes. We will assess the AVC method in different types of numerical schemes, particularly the spatial discretization scheme. A procedure to determine model parameters dynamically will be constructed… more