Search

Non-Precious Metal Bi-Functional Catalysts

Company: PH Matter, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2015 / 1
Abstract: Fuel Cells are of interest for energy storage applications because of their high efficiency, but currently suffer from the high cost associated with precious metal cathode materials. In the propose project, pH Matter, LLC will synthesize and demonstrate the performance of next generation… more

Ultrafast, Bright, and High-efficiency Scintillators for Dynamic Studies

Company: Radiation Monitoring Devices, Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2015 / 1
Abstract: Hard X-ray high-speed imaging (HSI)technique is a unique research tool for studying transient phenomena in hard and soft condensed matter, in systems far from equilibrium, including materials under extreme conditions (stress, heat, etc.), failure of materials on impact, and the self-propagating… more

A Scalable, Mobile M2M/SDP/IoT Architecture to Connect First Responders at the Incident Site

Company: BALFOUR Technologies LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DHS / SBIR / 2015 / 2
Abstract: First Responders need to leverage automated (M2M machine-to-machine), mobile connectivity at an incident site. With connectivity automated through M2M network technology, responders would have much improved situational awareness, and can effectively focus their complete attention on the necessary… more

Advanced Bond Coats for Thermal Barrier Coating Systems Based on High Entropy Alloys

Company: Directed Vapor Technologies Internat'l Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2015 / 1
Abstract: The availability of ultraclean (near-zero emission), abundant, low-cost domestic energy is critical to providing economicprosperity, strengthening energy independence, and enhancing environmental quality. To accomplish this, it is required to develop a new generation of clean fossil fuel based power… more

Open Source Web Framework for Chemical-Physics Simulations, Data, and Analytics

Company: Kitware Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2015 / 1
Abstract: The Materials Genome Initiative, in which DOE is participating through its Basic Energy Sciences program, aims to \support US institutions in the effort to discover, manufacture, and deploy advanced materials twice as fast at a fraction of the cost & quot;. This can only be achieved by making… more

Wireless Physiological and Environmental Monitoring System

Company: Physical Optics Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DHS / SBIR / 2015 / 2
Abstract: To address the DHS need for a single wireless device that will monitor multiple physiological and environmental conditions of and surrounding a first responder, and relay the information to the incident command, Physical Optics Corporation (POC) proposes to advance the new Wireless Physiological and… more

X-ray Simulation Platform for Explosive Detection Equipment

Company: Triple Ring Technologies Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DHS / SBIR / 2015 / 2
Abstract: This proposed effort will develop the Particle/Ray Interaction Simulation Manager (PRISM) software platform which was begun as a Phase I program. The goal of PRISM is to meet the x-ray simulation needs of the explosive detection community. In Phase I a user survey was conducted of a wide range of… more

Detection of Texture Anomalies on the Ground (DTAG)

Company: Lynntech, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DHS / SBIR / 2015 / 2
Abstract: Footprints trails left on unimproved roads during illegal border crossings are often useful starting places for Border Patrol Agents to begin their pursuits. Currently searching for footprints involves CBP agents driving over long stretches of road and visually searching for signs of… more

Delivering In-Vehicle Messages in Temporary Work Zones

Company: Savari Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOT / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: The primary objective of SBIR Phase II is to design and validate the data flow inside a smart work zone system by designing a framework that would enable exchanging work zone related messages between remote traffic management center server TMCS and the vehicles on the road. The framework will… more

A Point-of-Care Device for Diagnosis of Platelet Injury in Trauma Patients

Company: HEMOSONICS Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: HemoSonics LLC is developing an easy to use and easy to interpret diagnostic device to rapidly identify diffuse coagulopathies in order to guide proper and evidence-based interventions. The management of diffuse coagulopathies is extremely important in military medicine as these conditions represent… more

Assessment of Hypercoagulability in Cancer Patients Using Sonorheometry

Company: HEMOSONICS Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The Problem: Venous thromboembolism (VTE), which encompasses the diseases of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE), is a common and life-threatening problem amongst cancer patients. In population-basedstudies, cancer has been associated with a… more

Development of a microfluidic device for the assessment of hemostatic function

Company: HEMOSONICS Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The monitoring and management of the hemostatic balance in neonatal and pediatric patients remains challenging. Although several conditions/procedures are known to have great impact in altering hemostatic function in this population, the differences between … more

High Gain, High Power PCSS with Integrated Monolithic Optical Trigger

Company: Ness Engineering, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: The objective of this proposal is to examine the feasibility of a design for a Photoconductive Semiconductor Switch (PCSS) with an integrated optical trigger that can switch at least 30 kV, 1 kA, 20 ns pulses with jitter<100 ps. The PCSS must be triggered without an external laser and the… more

Decision Making under Uncertainty for Dynamic Spectrum Access

Company: InfoBeyond Technology LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: Due to scarcity of spectrum, Dynamic Spectrum Access (DSA) becomes a needed technology to improve the utilization of electromagnetic spectrum for DoD satellite communication. However, current DSA approaches are developed for terrestrial communications without addressing the unique… more

Secure Efficient Cross-domain Protocols

Company: InfoBeyond Technology LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: Coordinating and sharing information across multi-level security (MLS) networks are of great interest in many military applications. However, it is very challenging to accomplish those goals due to the heterogeneous security classifications of different network domains. The recent… more

Generalized Query Planner for Distribute Fusion

Company: Harmonia Holdings Group Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Our military"s ability to dominate the battlespace depends on the ability to first"see"the battlespacethat is, for our military commanders to have awareness of the environment, entities, activities, and intent of both our adversaries and ourselves. The things we don"t control… more

FIRESTORM: Framework for Information Reasoning and Extraction for STatistical Object Recognition and pattern Matching

Company: Harmonia Holdings Group Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: The trend toward storage of data collected by the U.S. military and Intelligence Community (IC) in high performance computing facilities (i.e.,"data clouds") enables historical retrospective comparison of data to new collections to facilitate pattern discovery for prediction. However, many… more

Living Plan

Company: Harmonia Holdings Group Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: We propose to design OPTIMUS, Optimized Planning Through Iterative Mission Updates and Synthesis, a Command and Control system to provide the capability of continuous Operation Plan (OPLAN) update for use by the Joint Task Force Air Component Commander and in an Air Operations Center… more

Information Technology Analytical Maintenance and MOnitoring (IT-AMMO)

Company: Harmonia Holdings Group Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Harmonia is proposing to develop the Information Technology Analytical Maintenance and MOnitoring (IT-AMMO) system, a software application for Condition Based Maintenance (CBM) and Distance Support (DS) for IT systems aboard LCS ships. IT-AMMO will help the LCS Program monitor health and status… more

Operational Console Modernization Tool

Company: Harmonia Holdings Group Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: From Harmonia"s long experience on human factors, console design, and usability engineering we learned that we could bring about better HSI design if we could utilize a validated model and associated computer-based tool. Our proposed tool, ImpactModeler, fuses the many factors and data sources… more

COAXIS - Course of Action Extra-Intelligence System

Company: Harmonia Holdings Group Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: COAXIS (Course of Action Extra-Intelligence System) recommends both information relevant to an operational order and a course of action (COA), where COA is defined as a decision of what action to take given a specific situation. COAXIS performs semantic analysis of natural language of an operational… more

Technology for Removal of Heavy Metals and Arsenic from Juice

Company: XPLOSAFE, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: USDA / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: The discovery that many fruit juices and brown rice syrup contain significant concentrations of arsenic or heavy metals such as lead and cadmium has raised concern amongst the public, government regulators, and food and juice producers. This contamination occurs both from natural and anthropogenic… more

Novel Approaches to Service Virtualization in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks

Company: SUNS-Tech Corp. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: This project focuses on the design and analysis of a scale-free routing approach for mobile ad hoc networks (MANET) that we call automatic incremental routing (AIR), because routing to any destination is automatic from the routing labels assigned to nodes, and incremental in that each node only… more

Integrated surface acoustic wave and microstructure informatics techniques for rapid identification and quantification of microtextured regions in met

Company: MRL Materials Resources LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: Microstructure heterogeneities occur commonly in metallic aerospace materials. These are sometimes desired and exploited in tailoring location specific properties (e.g., turbine disks with gradient microstructures). In other instances, they might be undesirable because they lead to… more

Microstructure Sensitive Stochastic Finite Element Tools for Poly-crystalline Metals

Company: MRL Materials Resources LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Accelerated insertion of new high-performance materials, as envisioned by the Materials Genome Initiative and Integrated Computational Materials Engineering paradigm, necessitates a detailed understanding of the interrelated variability of microstructural features and resultant material performance.… more