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Development of Technologies that Address the Complex Architecture of the Face During the Treatment of Severe Facial Burn Injury

Company: KeraNetics, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: With the advent of improved body armor and vehicles and the enemy"s use of the improved explosion device (IED) in the most recent conflicts, blast injuries and related burns to the face have become more and more common among our Wounded Warriors. Pathological scarring, which often results in… more

KeraStat(R) Burn Gel and Halofuginone to Prevent Scar Contracture after Burn Injuries

Company: KeraNetics, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: No currently available burn product has shown efficacy in substantially decreasing wound healing time and preventing scar formation. The goals of this Phase II proposal are to expand on the results obtained in the Phase I study that showed that (1) halofuginone inhibited collagen-mediated… more

Rapid Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Tool-path Programming

Company: Tucker Innovations Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: The proposal seeks to significantly automate the process of producing parts requiring multi-axis milling of sculpted surfaces as required by the Navy for hydro-shapes such as propellers. Harnessing recent university research involving the application of graphical processing units as inexpensive… more

Accommodation integrated technology to minimize the impact of disability on students' assessment

Company: 3-C Institute for Social Development (DBA 3C Institute) Agency/Program/Year/Phase: ED / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: There is growing interest in computerized systems to increase accessibility of assessments for students with disabilities. Technology offers an ideal platform for implementing Universal Design (UD) principles for assessment to better accommodate student diversity and support broad student… more

Post-IED Hull Inspection Tool

Company: Corvid Technologies, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: On today"s battlefields, vehicles are at risk of encountering improvised explosive devices (IEDs). Fortunately, not all of these result in complete vehicle loss. Following events at both ends of the severity spectrum, Battle Damage Assessment and Repair (BDAR) and event reconstruction efforts… more

Physical Sub-Model Development for Turbulence Combustion Closure

Company: Corvid Technologies, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: Corvid Technologies, in partnership with Clemson University"s combustion modeling group, is pleased to offer a physical sub-model evaluation and development plan for turbulent combustion applications relevant to the Air Force. We will leverage the computational resources and… more

Prime Power System Development for Active Denial Technology (ADT) and High-Power Radio-Frequency (RF) Systems

Company: Higher Power Engineering Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Higher Power Engineering proposes to develop a compact and lightweight prime power plant operating from JP-8 fuel. Capacity of 155kW continuos, which exceeds the Navy duty-cycle requirements. Unit exceeds all specifications of size, weight, and fuel efficiency. The proposed unit is projected at… more

Hybrid Veil Material for ESD/EMI Applications

Company: NanoTechLabs Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: The objective of this proposal is to develop a hybrid conductive veil technology for use in UCASS or FA/xx and also as a replacement or repair of the existing conductive metallic ground planes on legacy platforms. The hybrid veil system can be made into a prepreg and bonded directly to the composite… more

Development of a naNomaterial aNode for a low voltage proportional counter for neutron detection

Company: NanoTechLabs Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / STTR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: The objective of this technology transfer effort is to leverage technology developed at Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) to develop a portable proportional counter (PC) for neutron detection. NanoTechLabs Inc. (NTL) will develop a portable proportional counter for neutron detection… more

Integrated GaN T/R MMIC for AESA Radar

Company: Vadum Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Vadum proposes to develop an innovative, highly integrated, power-conserving GaN T/R MMIC for radar applications. We will leverage expertise in high efficiency, high power Gallium Nitride Power Amplifiers, low loss GaN RF switches, Low Noise Amplifiers, GaN Monolithic Microwave Integrated Circuits,… more

Signals of Opportunity as a Covert Alternative Fix Source for Submarines While Submerged

Company: Physical Devices Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: We propose a Phase I analysis of Signals of Opportunity (SOO), including Magnetic Velocity and Position (MVP) sensing, breakthrough passive geo-referenced navigation technology. MVP leverages classical electromagnetics to determine velocity and position with GPS-level accuracy at any depth or… more

Nondestructive Concrete Characterization System

Company: NLA Diagnostics LLP Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: During covert operations, the U.S. Army may be required to breach a concrete structure using a controlled explosion. When choosing the most effective charge size and placement, it is vital to perform a rapid field assessment of the material and structural properties of the target structure. However,… more

Data Fusion Approach for the Effective Inspection of Prestressed Concrete

Company: FDH Engineering Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOT / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: While many inspection technologies are available to find corrosion in steel tendons of prestressed concrete, no single technology has shown consistent results over the wide range of prestressed structures and inspection settings that are required from the bridge infrastructure market. However, a new… more

Ion Implantation Processes in AlN for Wide Bandgap Semiconductor Power Devices

Company: Adroit Materials Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / STTR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Current and next-generation power systems require power devices that operate at high voltages and high frequencies beyond the reliable operating limit of the present silicon- and silicon carbide-based power devices. The material properties of AlN permit power devices to operate at these extremes,… more

Develop a Methodology for Cyber-Electronic Warfare Battle Damage Assessment (BDA) using Game Theory

Company: Vigilant Systems Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: The Cyber Battle Damage Assessment Tool (CyBDAT) will allow warfighters to quantify the probabilities associated with CNA, CNE and EA and facilitate for the direct comparison of cyber attacks to kinetic attacks in mission planning. CyBDAT creates a directed graph Markov attack model of the cyber… more

Deep Analytics for Data in Cyber-Physical Systems

Company: Vigilant Systems Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Visual Analytics Managers (VAMs) for Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) will allow users to gain insight into the CPS with state-of-the-art analytics and artificial intelligence and provide human-in-the-loop interaction with the CPS. Our VAM toolkit builds around a Scala Akka actor framework, allowing… more

Integrated Membrane Reactor for Pre-Combustion CO2 Capture

Company: Techverse Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: For sustained coal utilization for power generation, while addressing possible long-term global climate concerns, it is imperative to capture and sequester the resulting CO2. The conventional technology for CO2 recovery from dilute flue gas after fuel combustion incurs substantial energy penalty… more

FLAAT Growth Technology for Low Cost Thick High Quality GaN on Thin 8 Sapphir

Company: Kyma Technologies, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: The use of non-native substrates for GaN- based devices leads to devices with high densities of defects stemming from misfit dislocation formation due to lattice mismatch and large values of wafer bow stemming from thermal mismatch. The latter is particularly problematic as one attempts to grow… more

KeraStat(TM) Burn Gel and Halofuginone to Prevent Scar Contracture after Burn Injuries

Company: KeraNetics, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: This Phase I project is relevant to the ultimate goals of this program announcement given the prevalence of the IED which often creates complex burn wounds on the face and skin that often form hypertrophic scars that often contract over time. Burn wound healing is a complex process that includes… more

Flowable keratin biomaterials for improving infection control and wound healing, Phase 2.

Company: KeraNetics, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: Improvements in body armor, availability of equipment, and decreased patient transport times have dramatically improved Soldiers"survival of combat injuries. Data suggests that future conflicts will require more aggressive wound management at the point of injury to deal with more complex… more

Novel Manufacturing Processes for Tissue Engineered Vascular Grafts

Company: HUMACYTE, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This Phase IIB SBIR application is responsive to NHLBI RFA HL-13-016, NHLBI SBIR Phase IIB Bridge Awards to Accelerate the Commercialization of Technologies for Heart, Lung, Blood and Sleep Disorders and Diseases (R44) . This RFA solicits work on basic,… more

SBIR Phase II Topic 272: Low-Cost Microfluidic System for Detection of CTCs; Peri

Company: BIOFLUIDICA MICROTECHNOLOGIES, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: Not Available

Dynamic Narrative Generation Software To Improve Social And Behavioral School Readiness Skills Needed For The Successful Transition To Grade School

Company: 3-C Institute for Social Development (DBA 3C Institute) Agency/Program/Year/Phase: ED / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: The project team is developing a prototype of a web-based intervention for pre-kindergarten and kindergarten students to prepare for the transition to grade school. The product will support students as they create stories using a step-by-step scripted interactive process. The stories will focus on… more

Hall Of Heroes: An Interactive Social Tutoring System To Improve And Measure Social Goals For Students In Preparation For Transition To Middle School

Company: 3-C Institute for Social Development (DBA 3C Institute) Agency/Program/Year/Phase: ED / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: Hall of Heroes will be a web-based game for fifth graders to engage with pedagogical agents (animated life-like characters) to solve tailored social problem solving tasks and build social skills to use in challenging situations. Instructional content will focus on six core Social Skill Units… more

Dynamic E-Learning to Improve Postsecondary Transition Outcomes for Secondary Students with High Functioning Autism

Company: 3-C Institute for Social Development (DBA 3C Institute) Agency/Program/Year/Phase: ED / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: This project team will develop a web-based product to engage 11th and 12th grade high school students with HF-ASD in a self-paced online interactive course to learn about the transition to college, learn specific resilience strategies for coping with the transition to college, and to practice… more