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SBIR Phase I: Autonomous Dynamic Power Management to Redcue Power Consumption in Data Centers

Company: PACKET DIGITAL LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NSF / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: This Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR) Phase I project will research autonomous, dynamic power management to reduce power consumption in data center servers by up to 15-20%, strongly supporting the Environmental Protection Agency's push toward low-power data centers and rapid… more

DNA Vaccine Technology to Rapidly Produce Cocktails of Polyclonal Antibodies to Neutralize Lethal Viruses of Military Importance

Company: Aldevron Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: In this Phase I STTR proposal we will determine the ruggedness of the genetic immunization technique in the production of duck egg derived immunoglobulin; specifically the natural F(ab")2 analog, IgY^Fc. We have already demonstrated that potently neutralizing duck egg antibodies generated with… more

Novel Tetravalent Vaccines for Dengue Virus

Company: ALTRAVAX, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2012 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Dengue virus infection is an emerging disease and an expanding global health problem. More than one-third of the world's population is at risk for transmission in tropical and subtropical areas and vaccines are an urgent public health priority. Although… more

Germline-Specific Immunogens for the Induction of Neutralizing Antibodies to HIV-

Company: ALTRAVAX, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2012 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Vaccines are urgently needed to slow the spread of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, and immunogens that can induce neutralizing antibodies remain an important goal of vaccine research. An increasing number of human monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) have been isolated in recent… more

Novel Therapeutic Vaccines for Chronic HBV

Company: ALTRAVAX, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2012 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Hepatitis B virus (HBV) is a noncytopathic, hepatotropic DNA virus that results in a self-limited acute infection in a majority of otherwise healthy individuals but can also cause chronic infection, particularly in newborns infected by vertical transmission.… more

STTR Phase I: Micromachined Varactor for Antenna Impedance Matching

Company: LASERLITH CORP. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NSF / STTR / 2012 / 1
Abstract: This Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase I project will develop micromachined antenna tuning module products for cell phone and portable computing applications. The proposed technology can reduce the mismatch between the device's RF frontend and its operating environment… more

SBIR Phase I: RF MEMS Relay for ATE Applications

Company: LASERLITH CORP. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NSF / SBIR / 2012 / 1
Abstract: This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project will develop RF MEMS (Radio Frequency Microelectromechanical Systems) relays for automated test equipment (ATE), wireless frontends, and other commercial applications. As the advancement of microchip technology continues, the testing and… more

Improved TTHM Reduction Processing and Operational Efficiencies in Potable Water Distributions Systems Using Solar-Powered Circulation with Diffused, Near-Surface Aeration

Company: SolarBee, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: EPA / SBIR / 2012 / 1
Abstract: The U.S. EPA Stage 2 Disinfectants and Disinfection Byproducts Rule (S2DDBR) requires potable water utilities to maintain total trihalomethane (TTHM) concentrations below 80µg/L at all locations within distribution systems beginning in 2012 due to adverse health-effect risks. Air stripping… more

Autonomous Power Management for Hearing Aids and Hearing Products

Company: PACKET DIGITAL LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2011 / 2
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Loss of hearing affects the quality of life for individuals. The number of Americans with hearing loss is increasing as baby boomers age and younger citizens damage their hearing with personal audio devices. By 2025, approximately 40 million Americans are… more

SBIR Phase II: Innovative Recycled Microballoon Thermoplastic Sandwich Composites

Company: SIOUX MANUFACTURING CORPORATION Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NSF / SBIR / 2011 / 2
Abstract: This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project will develop the next generation of lightweight materials by utilizing recycled thermoplastic composites to achieve energy efficiency and impact protection for transportation and residential and commercial building applications.… more

Phase II: A multi-user virtual Biology environment for discovery-oriented science

Company: WOWIWE INSTRUCTION COMPANY Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2011 / 2
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This SBIR Phase II project, A multi-user virtual Biology environment for discovery-oriented science education , is intended for consideration under the NIH Development of Discovery-Oriented Software and Tools for Science Education category through the National… more

Supersonic Cold Spray Repair System

Company: Technology Applications Group, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2011 / 1
Abstract: Abstract: This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project will evaluate the feasibility of using Supersonic Cold Spray (SCS) technology to repair consumable submarine and surface ship components such as pump lodes, impellers, cones, and motor casings. These units are made from red brass or… more

VLP-Based Antibody-Inducing Vaccines for HIV-1

Company: ALTRAVAX, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2010 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The HIV-1 epidemic has resulted in ~2.7 million new infections in 2007 for a total of ~33 million people living with HIV/AIDS. Clinical trials have shown that HIV-1 infection cannot be prevented by immunization with mon omeric recombinant forms of viral envelope… more

Improved Vaccines for Influenza B Virus

Company: ALTRAVAX, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2010 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Influenza is a major cause of morbidity and mortality around the world. In the United States, seasonal epidemics of flu occur from late fall to early spring affecting all age groups but with especially high rates of in fection in children. Serious illness and… more

Designing Improved HIV-1 Envelope Proteins as Vaccine Candidates

Company: ALTRAVAX, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2010 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The HIV-1 epidemic has resulted in ~2.7 million new infections in 2007 for a total of ~33 million people living with HIV/AIDS. Clinical trials have shown that HIV-1 infection cannot be prevented by immunization with mon omeric recombinant forms of viral envelope… more

SBIR Phase I: An environmental geology game for discovery-oriented science and mathematics education

Company: wowiwe Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NSF / SBIR / 2010 / 1
Abstract: This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I research project aims to solve a growing need for environmental science education. The project focusses on the development of a dynamic, group-based, immersive virtual environment (IVE). The primary innovation of the project lies at the… more

Autonomous Power Management for Hearing Aids and Hearing Products

Company: PACKET DIGITAL LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2010 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Loss of hearing affects the quality of life for individuals. The number of Americans with hearing loss is increasing as baby boomers age and younger citizens damage their hearing with personal audio devices. By 2025, ap proximately 40 million Americans are… more

Delivering Medication Therapy Management Services through Telepharmacy to Serve Remote Rural Communities.

Company: CUSTOM DATA INC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: USDA / SBIR / 2009 / 1
Abstract: One of the greatest challenges of our modern economy is sustaining the vitality of our rural communities. This sustainability is, and will continue to be, challenged by the increasing demands of an aging population for healthcare access. Pharmacists are poised to play a crucial role in rural… more

Development of Nanothermite-Based Microthrusters

Company: LASERLITH CORP. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2009 / 2
Abstract: Low Cost Course Correction Technology (LCCCT) can improve the accuracy and dispersion of gun launched projectiles, mortars and rockets. Based on microthrusters that provide altitude control and pointing, LCCCT can compensate for system errors, changing the trajectory in-flight. Laserlith Corporation… more

Power Suite for Distributed Operations

Company: PACKET DIGITAL LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2009 / 2
Abstract: The overload of electronic equipment presents a liability for warfighters, with batteries greatly adding to equipment weight and cost. The objective of this research project is to continue development of autonomous power management circuits that will lighten the load for warfighters by extending… more

SBIR: Innovative Recycled Microballoon Thermoplastic Sandwich Composites

Company: SIOUX MANUFACTURING CORPORATION Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NSF / SBIR / 2009 / 1
Abstract: This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project applies to material and process development of products from scrap (recycled) thermoplastic composite materials with microballoon fillers. Thermoplastics have superior strength, stiffness, impact energy absorption capacity, low cost and are… more

Head orientation sensing system

Company: APPAREO SYSTEMS LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2008 / 2
Abstract: Appareo Systems, LLC, proposes to develop a functional prototype head-mounted position and orientation system (HPOS). The HPOS will be capable of operating in electromagnetic fields of up to 200 volts/meter and will provide at least one degree of accuracy and at least one degree of resolution at a… more

Heartland Infrastructure Development Bank

Company: CEO PRAXIS INC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: USDA / SBIR / 2008 / 1
Abstract: Infrastructure investment has been crucial to economic development throughout American history. Today there is a need for a sizeable investment in infrastructure, particularly in rural America and especially with respect to transportation and telecommunications. New facilities to distribute food and… more

Development of Nanothermite-Based Microthrusters

Company: LASERLITH CORP. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2008 / 1
Abstract: Low Cost Course Correction Technology (LCCCT) can improve the accuracy and dispersion of gun launched projectiles, mortars and rockets. Based on microthrusters that provide altitude control and pointing, LCCCT can compensate for system errors by trajectory in-flight. Laserlith Corporation, in… more

Power Suite for Distributed Operations

Company: PACKET DIGITAL LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2008 / 1
Abstract: Packet Digital's innovative solution is to develop a Power System Liaison (PSL) that can interface the numerous power sources carried by the warfighter or encountered during mission activities with the C-E systems used by the warfighter or the batteries that power said equipment. The goal is not to… more