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Lightweight Communication Equipment for Interceptor Communications

Company: MAGICOM LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: MagiCom proposes to provide a wideband, highly reliable, survivable, high speed, in-flight communications system for communications between fire control and interceptors in an operational fading channel environment using an adaptive and reconfigurable software defined modem concept. Approved for… more

Aircraft Mission Planning Equipment (MPE) Obsolescence

Company: Visionary Products Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: A Universal Data Transfer Device (UDTD) is proposed which will standardize Data Transfer Devices used in various forms of aircraft. This proposal is for a Phase I effort that will investigate options for a new technology developing proposing new standard for digital, removable, ruggedized… more

Improved Lateral Stability for Unmanned Ground Vehicle Convoys

Company: Autonomous Solutions, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: This work will address the problem of deviations of unmanned vehicle convoy followers by developing a method to estimate the parameters of the disturbances that cause lateral deviations from the desired vehicle trajectory. These parameters will be estimated each time a vehicle passes over a section… more

Stability Control Improvement and State Detection for Autonomous Vehicles

Company: Autonomous Solutions, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: Existing sensors and algorithms have the potential for protecting Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGVs) from impending collisions, rollovers, and loss of control and for warning and assisting drivers of manned vehicles of these same potential occurrences. However, more effort is needed to develop, refine,… more

Novel Process for Biomass Conversion

Company: Technology Holding, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: The global GDP has gone up from $38 Trillion in 2000 to $60 Trillion in 2009. Price increase in consumer products is directly proportional to rate of growth of global GDP. Fatty acids form the basic building blocks of skincare as well as personal hygiene consumer products. Within the last decade,… more

Novel Bioprocess for Spider Silk Fiber Production

Company: Technology Holding, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: The majority of the US petrochemicals industry is dependent upon petroleum crude or natural gas as raw materials. The excessive dependence on foreign energy resources poses a threat to the energy security of the nation. Materials produced from fossil sources also have a negative impact on the… more

STTR Phase I: Novel Bioprocess for Natural Gas Conversion

Company: Technology Holding, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NSF / STTR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: The broader impact/commercialization potential of this Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase I project is to produce an important platform chemical, hexanoic acid. Currently, the 6-carbon compounds are difficult to attain since crude petroleum contains just a small fraction in this carbon… more

Targeting ether lipid biosynthesis for disease

Company: ECHELON BIOSCIENCES, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Cancer is a significant health burden in the US and across the globe, representing the second leading cause of death in the US. Cancer cells have metabolic pathways that are altered significantly compared to normal cells. As a result, the pathways involved (lipid… more

IGF::OT::IGF -- Biomarkers for Alcohol and ALD

Company: ECHELON BIOSCIENCES, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: This contract addresses the need for reliable and accurate biomarkers of alcohol consumption, initially in response to a National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)-initiated Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) contract topic on Biomarkers for Alcohol-induced Disorders. The… more

Glycosaminoglycans to Treat and Prevent Radiation-Induced Oral Mucositis

Company: GLYCOMIRA, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): GlycoMira Therapeutics has developed safe and effective anti-inflammatory glycosaminoglycan derivatives and proposes to test the feasibility of using its lead compound to treat or prevent oral mucositis. Mucositis is acommon and debilitating complication of… more

Radar Imaging Guidance

Company: ImSAR LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Radar sensor suites used by seekers and ISR platforms frequently must collect multiple types of radar data. In addition to moving target indication (MTI) data used for target tracking (tracking data), such systems often also collect high resolution radar information about specific targets in order… more

Advanced Integrity and Safety Assurance for Software

Company: Analytic Design Laboratories Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: Analytic Design Laboratories (ADL) proposes power tools for software Nuclear Safety Cross-Check Analysis (NSCCA). NSCCA exists because there is a vital concern that a nuclear weapon system not do certain things. For example, a nuclear armed missile shall not launch without proper… more

Development and Verification Tools/Processes for ASICs and FPGAs

Company: Analytic Design Laboratories Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: Analytic Design Laboratories (ADL) proposes methodology development and power tools for hardware Nuclear Safety Cross-Check Analysis (NSCCA). NSCCA of hardware needs methodology development because it is a new discipline. It needs new tools because existing tools supporting software… more

Rapid Detection of Endemic Fungal Infections in the U.S.

Company: NANOSHELL COMPANY, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Lectin recognition of fungal cell wall polysaccharides will be used to develop a rapid screening chip technology for the detection endemic fungal infection in blood. Fungal infections are life threatening to immune-compromised and immuno-suppressed patients (i.e. premature and malnourished infants,… more

IGF::OT::IGF SBIR Topic 66 Phase II: Haptoglobin Treatment to Reduce Complications of Sickle Cell Disease

Company: NANOSHELL COMPANY, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: Not Available

Blocking a novel cytokine signaling pathway for the treatment of rheumatoid arthr

Company: NAVIGEN, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): In spite of remarkable progress in management of rheumatoid arthritis (RA), a devastating autoimmune disease that affects 2.5 million Americans causing chronic inflammation of joints and surrounding tissues, the gap ofunmet needs in this therapeutic field remains… more

SBIR Phase I: Novel Thermochromic Roofing Materials with Excellent Weatherability

Company: Sommer Materials Research, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NSF / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project will incorporate thermochromic pigments into inorganic coatings to be used as a replacement for colored clay-coatings on roofing shingle granules. This novel inorganic coating will turn dark in low temperatures and light at higher temperatures,… more

Nonparametric Recurrent Event Data Analysis

Company: Total Quality Systems, Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: The Air Force has struggled for years to effectively evaluate the reliability of its fielded repairable assemblies and systems. This SBIR Topic sets aside the metrics and analytical methods currently used to make reliability dependent forecasts of future demands and repair parts. It… more

Multiplexed Ovarian Cancer Microfluidic Tissue Microarray

Company: WASATCH MICROFLUIDICS Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Project Summary We propose an instrument system for automated, multiplexed cell- and tissue-based experiments (i.e. tissue microarrays) called the Microfluidic Flow Cell Array (MFCA). The MFCA consists of a microfluidic flow cell array integrated with an inverted fluorescent microscope, allowing the… more

HT Label-Free Screening and Kinetic Analysis of Small Molecules and Biologics

Company: WASATCH MICROFLUIDICS Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Real-time label-free technologies such as surface plasmon resonance biosensors provide high-resolution information about the kinetics, affinity, stoichiometry, activity, and specificity, of two (or more) binding partners. While the application f biosensors is… more

Cost-effective MHz rate Optical Coherence Tomography for biomedical applications

Company: WASATCH PHOTONICS, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): During this SBIR Phase I project we propose to build and test in phantoms a prototype of an innovative cost-effective Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) system with a 10X increase in acquisition rate compared to commercially available systems. Further development… more

Advances in Conductive Composites for Electrical Conduit and Cable Shielding

Company: Conductive Composites Company Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: test BENEFIT: test

Electromagnetic Hardened Composite Electronics Enclosures

Company: Conductive Composites Company Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: test BENEFIT: test

SBIR Phase I: Project to Create a Machine Intelligence-based System for Innovative Organizations to Assess, Manage and License Intellectual Property

Company: Enclavix, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NSF / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: This SBIR Phase I project proposes to help unleash America's stock of intellectual property, converting ideas into products, services and therapies to benefit humanity. Using advanced machine-intelligence techniques, semantic-networking technologies and semantic-based visualization to extract… more

SBIR Phase II: Project to Create an Automated System to Identify and Curate Web-based Resources for Entrepreneurs

Company: Enclavix, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NSF / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: This SBIR Phase II project will develop an online system to find and organize the best web-based resources for entrepreneurs. Entrepreneurs have the opportunity to create profitable, society-changing companies with high quality jobs, but many entrepreneurs lack skills in the areas of capital,… more