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Passive Wireless Corrosion-Monitoring Tags

Company: EngeniusMicro, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: EngeniusMicro and the Georgia Institute of Technology propose a passive wireless sensor platform for the monitoring of corrosion on aircraft and for stored aircraft components. Multiple volumes, chambers, and compartments within aircraft are susceptible to corrosion damage because they are exposed… more

Real Time Structural Health Monitoring of High Velocity Impact Events

Company: EngeniusMicro, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: This effort investigates two specific technologies to detect and monitor structural damage from high-energy impacts and blasts. The two technologies include directional transducers and structural retrofitting concepts. The directional transducers localize impacts, and enable subsequent in situ… more

Wireless Sensors for In-Situ Dry Cask Storage Monitoring

Company: EngeniusMicro, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Embedded sensors are needed to monitor conditions in high-temperature industrial and power generation equipment. Existing sensor technology is limited by electronics and materials used to manufacture the sensors or by interrogation range in these environments. Developing sensors to overcome both… more

Multi-Stage, Multi-Phase, High Efficiency, Intelligent, Electrical Energy Conversion Unit for Navy and USMC

Company: Global Technology Connection, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: There is a need by the Navy and USMC for innovative technology solutions to increase electrical energy conversion efficiency and density in order to reduce volume, weight, and cost for efficiently executing land- and sea-based operations that are limited by space, weight and portability. Global… more

High Range Resolution Radar for Flightline Boundary Surveillance

Company: Propagation Research Associates Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: In Phase I, PRA working with FLIR modified the command and control (C2) software for their Ranger series of perimeter surveillance radars to meet requirements for flightline boundary surveillance. These radars are ideal for this mission with a 30 cm range resolution,>97% probability of… more

Cognitive Modeling for Cyber Defense

Company: SA Technologies, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: The Cyber battlespace is extraordinarily dynamic, complex and challenging, with both human and automated adversaries (bots) acting alone and in concert to achieve the desired aims. Before Cyber defenders can act to guard against these attacks, they must first achieve and maintain a level of… more

Indexing large scientific data

Company: Map Large, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: Hadoop style systems have done an excellent job of providing scalable long term disk bound data storage and enjoy wide acceptance in both Government and the private sector. However, Hadoop implementations suffer from performance limitations with respect

Blast Booth Noise Reduction - An OSHA Compliance Issue

Company: F3 Solutions Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: ABSTRACT F3 Solutions (F3) is a woman owned small business with key personnel, with over a combined 50 years of experience specific to Air Force Environmental Engineering, and has experience providing research and development support to satisfy the overall objectives for blast booth… more

Application of Global Weather and Climate Model Output to the Design and Operatio of Wind-Energy Systems

Company: Climate Forecast Applications Network, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / STTR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: This proposal addresses the challenge of providing weather and climate information to support the operation, management and planning for wind-energy systems. There is a growing need for extended range forecast information as wind power increases its penetration into the grid. Future scenarios on… more

Real-time Characterization of Variable-rate Streaming Data

Company: AccelerEyes LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: Technology focusing on collection, processing, and analysis of real-time data is playing a major role in military and civilian applications. With the advent of GPU and accelerator computing, the collection, processing, and analysis of real-time data streams is technically possible at an… more

Development of a TAVI Device with a Reduced Crossing Profile

Company: ABEOME CORPORATION Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Obesity is considered the number one health problem in the US and Europe, affecting 10% to 30% of adult populations. Obese individuals are more likely to acquire a variety of secondary diseases including diabetes, heartproblems, immune deficiencies, some types of… more

Aviators Intelligent Assistant

Company: Applied Systems Intelligence, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: To meet the challenge of aiding the Army aviator with flying a complex aircraft in a dangerous region of airspace, Applied System Intelligence, Inc. (ASI), with participation from Sikorsky Aircraft Company (SAC), plans to add decision-aiding behaviors to the UH-60M Black Hawk helicopter in a system… more

Intelligent PMESII Information Management Workbench

Company: Applied Systems Intelligence, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: The objective for this SBIR is to develop a PMESII-PT workbench i.e., a tool that will enable Civil Affairs staff to gather, organize, and maintain knowledge relevant to stability operations. Two factors limit the military"s ability to manage stability operations. First, there simply are… more

Fusing Uncertain and Heterogeneous Information Making Sense of the Battlefield

Company: Applied Systems Intelligence, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: ASI proposes to develop and evaluate a Phase I Demonstration System for the Improved Fusion Algorithm System (IFAS) based on its artificial intelligence technology for building Associate Systems. This Demonstration System will be based on requirements analysis with a written requirements document… more

Common Software Foundation

Company: Applied Systems Intelligence, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: The objective for this effort is to design and develop a common software foundation for the Army to use in a variety of deployment environments including mobile / handheld devices, mounted units and command posts. The work to be done involves both the development of a software architecture and the… more

An Automated Platform for High-throughput Network Electrophysiology

Company: AXION BIOSYSTEMS, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): In response to the program announcement for Phase IIb proposals for complex, in-vitro brain and behavior tools (PA-11-135), this proposed study automates all aspects of in-vitro Microelectrode Array (MEA) technology todeliver the first ever high throughput… more

Manufacturing Process Development for Bioengineered FVIII

Company: EXPRESSION THERAPEUTICS Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The manufacturing of recombinant coagulation factor VIII is a complex, labor and capital intensive endeavor. Of the recombinant proteins currently marketed, coagulation factor VIII is manufactured with the lowest efficiency and is by far the most expensive on a… more

Development of an Extended Endurance Air-Launched, Tube-Integrated, Unmanned System (ALTIUS)

Company: Area I, Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: The Area-I team propose to leverage their expertise to develop an extended-endurance Air-Launched, Tube-Integrated Unmanned System (ALTIUS). ALTIUS, meaning"higher"in Latin, will provide a paradigm shift in the performance of small, tube-launched remotely piloted aircraft (RPA).… more

Prototype-Technology Evaluator and Research Aircraft

Company: Area I, Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NASA / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: The Area-I team has developed and flight tested the unmanned Prototype-Technology Evaluation and Research Aircraft or PTERA ("ptera" being Greek for wing, or wing-like). The PTERA flew successfully during Phase I of this program, and stands to enhance the already capable NASA Aeronautics… more

Multi-Agent Management System (MAMS) for Air-Launched, Unmanned Vehicles

Company: Area I, Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NASA / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: The main goal of this work is to design, implement, and demonstrate a guidance and mission planning toolbox for air-launched, unmanned systems, such as guided dropsondes, sonobuoys, or surveillance aircraft, with the primary goal of enabling users to more effectively achieve mission goals by… more

Dynamically Scaled Modular Aircraft for Flight-Based Aviation Safety Research

Company: Area I, Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NASA / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: Area-I, Incorporated personnel have led the design, fabrication, and flight testing of twelve unmanned aircraft and one manned aircraft. Partnered with NASA and Boeing, Area-I has developed the unmanned Prototype-Technology Evaluator and Research Aircraft or PTERA ("ptera" being Greek for… more

Development of an Integrated Multi-mode Propulsion system for UAS Leveraging Speed and Endurance (IMPULSE)

Company: Area I, Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: Area-I proposes to develop an Integrated Multi-mode Propulsion system for UAS Leveraging Speed and Endurance (IMPULSE) to provide a paradigm shift in the performance of small unmanned aircraft systems (SUAS). The development of IMPULSE will lead to a state-of-the-art, high-energy-density… more

Solid State High Energy Laser Batteries and Power Sources

Company: Global Technology Connection, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: The next generation of technology for laser weapons, i.e. diode pumped or fiber, requires significant electrical power for driving the laser and supporting systems. There is a need for compact and lightweight power generation, storage, and conditioning for transitioning the laser technology to an… more

Fusion Enhanced Vehicle Level Diagnostic System

Company: Global Technology Connection, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NASA / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: Global Technology Connection, Inc. in conjunction with its partner, Vanderbilt University, is proposing to build a Fusion-enhanced Vehicle Diagnostics System (FVDS) framework to combine various information to help make go/no-go decisions from a safety point of view. Specifically single vehicle will… more

Dynamic Time and Frequency Domain Modeling of Aircraft Power System with Electrical Accumulator Units (EAU)

Company: Global Technology Connection, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: Global Technology Connection, Inc. (GTC) seeks to develop generic time and frequency domain analysis modeling and analysis tools to analyze and determine mitigation strategies to maintain power quality with high dynamic aircraft power systems operating with electrical accumulator units (EAU). Phase… more