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Orally Active Formulations of DHA Dimers for the Treatment of Infectious Diseases

Company: ELSOHLY LABORATORIES, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / STTR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The natural product artemisinin is a sesquiterpene endoperoxide with known anti-malarial activity against both chloroquine-sensitive and chloroquine-resistant strains of the parasite Plasmodium falciparum. In addition to its anti-malarial activity, artemisinin… more

Check Range Sensor Pod

Company: SeaLandAire Technologies, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: Undersea operational supremacy is foundational to continued U.S. security. This supremacy is partly rendered through clandestine operations. Though Navy submarine and surface ship signatures are measured at land-based silencing facilities or test ranges at sea, these signatures can degrade over time… more

Low Cost Hydrophones for Thin Line Towed Arrays

Company: SeaLandAire Technologies, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: Towed arrays are used extensively in the US Navy by both submarines and surface ships. Although present arrays are technologically advanced they are expensive to procure and operate. Significant cost reduction would be a major benefit. One of the primary cost drivers of the towed array is the… more

Offshore Wind Energy Resource Siting

Company: SeaLandAire Technologies, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOC / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: Over the last decade, it has been noted that offshore wind energy resource development could prove extensively valuable in many areas of our nation’s growth, including continued diversification of our energy supply, more options for cost-competitive electricity in coastal and Great Lakes regions,… more

Energy Efficient LED Spectrally Matched Smart Lighting

Company: Innovative Imaging and Research Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NASA / STTR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: Innovative Imaging and Research and the University of Houston Clear Lake have teamed to develop a widely extensible, affordable, energy efficient, smart lighting device known as Lambda-Net. Smart building technologies, such as Lambda-Net, are becoming critical to energy savings and sustainability… more

Optimization Using Metamodeling in the Context of Integrated Computational Materials Engineering (ICME)

Company: Predictive Design Technologies Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / STTR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: Predictive Design Technologies, LLC (PDT) proposes to employ Integrated Computational Materials Engineering (ICME) tools to help manufacturing industry in the United States. ICME uses computational materials science tools within a holistic system in order to accelerate materials development, improve… more

Foliage Propagation Model Development to Support New Communications Concepts

Company: MAV6 Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2012 / 1
Abstract: The Foliage Abstraction RF Multiscale Estimation Rendering (FARMER) framework will perform high fidelity simulations of heavy foliage environments using a novel multiscale approach, dramatically extending the capabilities of existing foliage modeling tools and integrating existing computational… more

Solid Polymer Electrolytes with High Lithium Ion Conductivity and Transport Number for Hybrid Electric Power-train Systems

Company: HYBRID PLASTICS Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2012 / 1
Abstract: Current energy storage devices have energy densities that are barely sufficient for low cost electric-vehicles and rely on lithium ion batteries that use flammable, unsafe, liquid electrolytes. However, in order to replace liquid electrolyes in lithium batteries for hybrid electric power train… more

Person-Portable Micro-Hydropower System

Company: SeaLandAire Technologies, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2012 / 1
Abstract: Natural disasters occur around the world all too frequently. When they occur, humanitarian aid and disaster relief (HADR) is needed quickly even in inaccessible locations due to either the natural terrain, or in some cases due to the disaster itself. Due to the scope of these disasters, some form of… more

Embedded Sensors with Low Power Telemetry for Towed Arrays

Company: SeaLandAire Technologies, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2012 / 1
Abstract: Naval operations with towed arrays have identified areas for improvements including performance, power consumption and reliability. The SeaLandAire Technologies, Inc. / L-3 Chesapeake Sciences Corporation team will address these concerns by incorporating a cost effective, high performance, small… more

Small Unmanned Surface Vehicle Propulsion System

Company: SeaLandAire Technologies, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2012 / 1
Abstract: The US Navy has successfully developed a man-portable, X-class Unmanned Surface Vessel for shallow water coastal and riverine operations. Although the prototype USV has proven its utility during initial test and evaluation, several key technological hurdles remain. Increasing the top speed and… more

Covert Precision Aerial Delivery System

Company: SeaLandAire Technologies, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2012 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: In today"s warfare, accurate payload placement is necessary to maintain the tactical advantage we have been fostering throughout our history. Continuing evolution in air to ground mission objectives has brought new opportunities to technologically evolve the state of the art in… more

Compact, lightweight Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) with robust navigation and range for riverine reconnaissance

Company: SeaLandAire Technologies, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2012 / 2
Abstract: A small, lightweight, man-packable Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) would provide significant advantages for covert reconnaissance and mapping applications in riverine environments. Presently, the smallest AUVs used by the Navy are still too heavy (approximately 40 lbs dry weight) and were not… more

SBIR Phase I: Minimizing Vehicle Aero Drag with Optimized Deturbulators

Company: SINHATECH Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NSF / SBIR / 2012 / 1
Abstract: This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project will cost effectively optimize the integration of Sinhatech's patented flexible-skin Deturbulator with vehicle drag-reducing wind deflectors, aircraft wings and airfoils. The Deturbulator is a passive flexible-skin large-eddy breakup… more

Energy Efficient LED Spectrally Matched Smart Lighting

Company: Innovative Imaging and Research Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NASA / STTR / 2012 / 1
Abstract: Innovative Imaging and Research has teamed with the University of Southern Mississippi to develop a novel energy efficient smart light system. Smart lighting adds an occupancy sensor, photosensor, controller, and dimming unit to a light source and has been shown to save up to 50% of the energy… more

Discrete Geometry Toolkit for Shape Optimization

Company: Optimal, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NASA / SBIR / 2011 / 2
Abstract: Simulation-based design optimization has been steadily maturing over the past two decades, but not without its own unique and persistent challenges. The proposed project will develop a novel solution to one of the long-standing bottlenecks in simulation-based design optimization. Particularly, we… more

Development of Tetrahydrocannabinol Prodrugs for Topical Treatment of Glaucoma

Company: ELSOHLY LABORATORIES, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / STTR / 2011 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Currently, FDA approved clinical applications of 9-Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) include control of nausea and vomiting associated with chemotherapy and for appetite stimulation for AIDS patients suffering from anorexia and wasting syndrome. However, THC also… more

WASP-III Advanced Reconnaissance Device Network (WARDN)

Company: MAV6 Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2011 / 1
Abstract: The WASP-III Advanced Reconnaissance Device Network (WARDN) is a miniaturized VHF/UHF emitter geolocation system targeted for installation on micro-UAV platforms. The Mav6 design approach of embedded antenna design, compact RF circuit design, and load balancing the signal processing and geolocation… more

POSS TCP Resin System for Carbon Fiber Reinforced Composite Shipboard Applications

Company: HYBRID PLASTICS Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2011 / 1
Abstract: The proposed effort will utilize lithiated POSS in synergistic combination with commercial phosphates to achieve comparable processing characteristics and superior flame retardancy, smoke and toxicity to that of Derakane 510A. The POSS-phosphate synergist package will be formulated into a Hydrex… more

Anion Exchange Polymer Membranes Based on Polyoctahedral Silsesquioxanes for Alkaline Fuel Cells

Company: HYBRID PLASTICS Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2011 / 1
Abstract: Polyhedral silsesquioxanes (POSS) will be modified using chloromethylation of aromatic POSS cages. These cages will then be co-cast, using solvent, with chloromethylated polysulfones and subsequently quaternized with monofunctional and difunctional trialkylamines in order to render crosslinked films… more

Advanced Thermoelectric Milli-Power Source

Company: Camgian Microsystems Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2011 / 1
Abstract: Energy can be harvested or scavenged from many environmental sources such as: solar, wind, vibrations, temperature gradients, etc. Two common issues related to environmental energy sources are limited/unpredictable availability and limited/unpredictable quantity. This proposal examines the… more

Microscopic Traffic Flow Simulation Models - An Open Source Approach

Company: New Global Systems for Intelligent Transportation Management Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOT / SBIR / 2011 / 2
Abstract: PHASE II TECHNICAL OBJECTIVE The major objective of this Phase II proposal is to establish open source traffic simulation model and software, and to develop application programming interfaces to accommodate future traffic research needs. Objectives will be accomplished by building and demonstrating… more

Covert Precision Aerial Delivery System

Company: SeaLandAire Technologies, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2011 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: SeaLandAire Technologies and its team member CH Robotics propose to develop a 14 lb gliding vehicle capable of delivering a 20 lb payload. The vehicle will utilize a tandem wing arrangement. During transport, wings and stabilizers will be stored inside the glider, which will be designed… more

Compact, lightweight Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) with robust navigation and range for riverine reconnaissance

Company: SeaLandAire Technologies, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2011 / 1
Abstract: An on-going need exists for a small lightweight Autonomous Underwater Vehicle capable of traversing, mapping and reporting data for shallow or remote waterways with difficult access. This bathymetry information must be referenced to above-water features such as obstructions, embankments, or waterway… more

Low Cost Hydrophones for Thin Line Towed Arrays

Company: SeaLandAire Technologies, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2011 / 1
Abstract: Towed arrays are used extensively in the US Navy by both submarines and surface ships. Although present arrays are technologically advanced they are expensive to procure and operate. Significant cost reduction would be a major benefit. One of the primary cost drivers of the towed array is the… more