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Preservation Matrix for Improved Biological Specimen Storage and Recovery

Company: Luna Innovations Incorporated Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: The ability to rapidly detect and identify infectious organisms is critical for the accurate diagnosis of seasonal and sporadic outbreaks, emerging pathogens and agents of bioterrorism. Accurate detection requires high quality biological specimens, which

Exploiting Polarimetry in Littoral Surveillance

Company: RDRTec Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: … Maritime Targets (SMT) at high altitudes. This capability will be incorporated as an upgrade to the currently funded Radar Collision Avoidance System (RACAS) under development by ONR and NAVAIR as a Sense and Avoid (SAA) initiative for transition into the MQ-8. Innovative… more

Extended-Range Atmospheric Sensing Suite (ERASS) for Deep Turbulence Characterization

Company: MV Innovative Technologies LLC (DBA: Opt Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: During Phase 1 the technical feasibility of the Extended-Range Atmospheric Sensing Suite (ERASS) which includes a set of sensors at three different wavelengths (0.53, 1.06, and 1.55 microns), capable of operating in strong-scintillation conditions over long (>100 km) propagation paths… more

Extended-Range Atmospheric Sensing Suite (ERASS) for Deep Turbulence Characterization

Company: MV Innovative Technologies LLC (DBA: Opt Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: During Phase 1 the technical feasibility of the Extended-Range Atmospheric Sensing Suite (ERASS) which includes a set of sensors at three different wavelengths (0.53, 1.06, and 1.55 microns), capable of operating in strong-scintillation conditions over long (>100 km) propagation paths… more

Extended-Range Atmospheric Sensing Suite (ERASS) for Deep Turbulence Characterization

Company: MV Innovative Technologies LLC (DBA: Opt Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: During Phase 1 the technical feasibility of the Extended-Range Atmospheric Sensing Suite (ERASS) which includes a set of sensors at three different wavelengths (0.53, 1.06, and 1.55 microns), capable of operating in strong-scintillation conditions over long (>100 km) propagation paths… more

SCALE-UP SYNTHESIS AND OPTIMIZATION OF HIGH-PERFORMANCE ELECTRO-OPTIC POLYMER SYSTEMS FOR ADVANCED PHOTONIC DEVICES

Company: Soluxra, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: … bandwidth enhancement in future information and communication technologies. One of the most critical steps in developing successful photonic technologies is to have high quality, reproducible materials that can be available to device end-users for exploring innovative ideas… more

SCALE-UP SYNTHESIS AND OPTIMIZATION OF HIGH-PERFORMANCE ELECTRO-OPTIC POLYMER SYSTEMS FOR ADVANCED PHOTONIC DEVICES

Company: Soluxra, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: … bandwidth enhancement in future information and communication technologies. One of the most critical steps in developing successful photonic technologies is to have high quality, reproducible materials that can be available to device end-users for exploring innovative ideas… more

SCALE-UP SYNTHESIS AND OPTIMIZATION OF HIGH-PERFORMANCE ELECTRO-OPTIC POLYMER SYSTEMS FOR ADVANCED PHOTONIC DEVICES

Company: Soluxra, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: … bandwidth enhancement in future information and communication technologies. One of the most critical steps in developing successful photonic technologies is to have high quality, reproducible materials that can be available to device end-users for exploring innovative ideas… more

SBIR Phase I: A Collaborative Aerospace Vehicle Design Game in Support of Engineering Curricula for Grades 9-12

Company: VSI Aerospace Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NSF / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project involves the development of the Design environment for Aerospace Vehicles in Classroom Interaction (DAVinCI). DAVinCI is a collaborative, guided inquiry environment and game targeted for grades 9-12. This concept… more

Uncued Faint Object Detection in LEOand GEO

Company: Pacific Defense Solutions, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: …. BENEFIT: PDS is leveraging their experience on developing operational dim object detection algorithms for wide field-of-view (WFOV) optical system, such as Pan-STARRS and the Air Force's Space-based Space Surveillance (SBSS) system. PDS's proposed innovative… more

SBIR Phase I: Ultra High Energy Density Nanocomposite Capacitors

Company: HARP Engineering LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NSF / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project will develop nanocomposite capacitor films with high energy density and low loss through the use of a unique synthesis process for high aspect ratio nanowires of previously unrealized compositions in this form. High power… more

Resource-Aware Planning for Shadowed and Uncertain Domains

Company: Astrobotic Technology, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NASA / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: …, and measure distribution. Ice exists primarily in the dark and cold of polar craters. Current planetary rover planning technologies are not designed for these environments and have avoided them altogether, operating only in mid-latitudes.The proposed research innovates… more

SBIR Phase I: Controlled Drug Release from and Degradation of PEG-Hydrogels

Company: PROLYNX, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NSF / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project seeks to develop novel hydrogel drug-delivery systems. We have developed linkers for drug conjugation to circulating macromolecules that release the native drug by beta-eliminative cleavage at predictable rates with… more

Semantically Enabled Event Reasoning

Company: ExoAnalytic Solutions, Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: … congested environment. To maintain United States"space superiority, the Joint Space Operations Center (JSpOC) is responsible for tasking the Space Surveillance Network (SSN) and maintaining a catalog of over 22,000 man-made objects. This mission requires innovative… more

SBIR Phase I: Novel Zeolite Membranes for Olefin/Paraffin Separation

Company: Bettergy Corp. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NSF / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project proposes to develop a highly permeable inorganic membrane for olefin/paraffin separation. Zeolite membranes have a number of advantages over polymer membranes and other inorganic membranes, including greater chemical and… more

Next Generation vacuum Nanoelectric Device

Company: Scientic, Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: Scientic, Inc. will team with Vanderbilt University to produce innovative new vacuum field emission (VFE) devices developed from Vanderbilt proprietary laterally configured VFE triode configurations. As a prototype demonstration device, Scientic and Vanderbilt will… more

Lightweight Communication Equipment for Interceptor Communications

Company: MAGICOM LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: In this SBIR Project MagiCom proposes several innovative concepts to develop a light weight and low power communication system to enable small kill vehicle communications in flight. The proposed Communications Concept will have the lowest possible weight impact on the KV. … more

Easy-to-Employ Satellite and Space System Robustness

Company: PnP Innovations, Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: Investing in innovation that moves toward the widespread use of satellite autonomy has the potential to yield significant benefits to the space situational awareness (SSA) community. Most notably, if satellite platforms have the ability to detect and respond to events… more

Innovative Modular Propulsion for Multi-Mission Space Vehicles

Company: PnP Innovations, Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: This program develops a Modular Propulsion system design and demonstration test bed that continues the efforts of the Phase I program that established the feasibility of a green propellant based modular propulsion system. Two reduced toxicity propellants will be considered: LMP-103S and… more

Enhancing the Utility of Hosted Payloads Using MOSA Approaches

Company: PnP Innovations, Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: … On the other side, the owners of potential commercial hosting platforms may benefit financially from the revenue that can be collected from selling satellite bus"real-estate"available due to excess SWaP margin not allocated to the primary payload. PnP Innovations… more

Light Weight, Scalable Manufacturing of Telescope Optics

Company: ReliaCoat Technologies, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NASA / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: … compared to 4 for Chandra.Aside from the manufacturing cost of the reflectors themselves, the mass of the telescope is a large factor that determines the overall cost of the mission, mainly due to the requirements of the launch vehicle. The proposed innovation seeks… more

Retrofittable Tactical Head Up Display (RTHUD)

Company: SBG Labs Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: …tion that overcomes these traditional limitations. We are currently leveraging this break-through to create a high-resolution tactical HMD. The key insight underlying this proposal is the realization that if our HMD were scaled in size and if the proposed innovations can be… more

SBIR Phase I: A MEMS Environment Resistant Resonant Sensor (ERRS) Process for Very High Performance and High Reliability Inertial Sensors and Oscillators

Company: ePack, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NSF / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: This Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR) Phase I project is to demonstrate the feasibility of the environment resistant resonant sensor (ERRS) process which will enable a next generation of high performance and high reliability sensors. In the last 5 years,… more

SBIR Phase I: High-performance Polymer Composites for Mouth Guards

Company: Akervall Technologies Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NSF / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project addresses the urgent need for new mouth guard materials that provide better protection. Despite widespread use of mouth guards in sports, there are more than 1 million dental injuries per year costing $500 million in the US… more

Innovative designs for reliable Electro-Explosive Ordnance Devices

Company: Capco Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: Through the use of innovative energetic materials, Capco proposes to improve the reliability, shelf life, EMI hardening and performance of EED devices.