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Wireless Power for Battlefield Airmen Operation

Company: ArmorWorks, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: A phase II program is proposed leading to integrate wireless inductive power transfer technology on two prototype tactical vests. The focus of the phase II program would be the development and evaluation of a full-scale inductive power transfer system on a PRC-152 radio by both modifying… more

Multiscale Lagrangian-Eulerian Algorithm for Determining the Vorticity Confinement Term for Rotorcraft Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Computations

Company: D & P LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: This SBIR Phase I project proposes to develop a multi-scale computational algorithm to determine the vorticity confinement term for rotorcraft Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) computations. Similar to the Large Eddy Simulation approach, the proposed approach simulates the large scales in the flow… more

Advanced Helo Display for Zero-Zero Shipboard Landings

Company: Kutta Technologies, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: As a primary developer of Radio Technical Commission for Aeronautics (RTCA) DO-178C applications for manned and unmanned systems, Kutta is keenly aware of human machine interface (HMI) interaction issues in fixed-wing and rotary wing platforms. For this effort Kutta proposes to develop an Advanced… more

Automated Analog Electronics Design Tools for Obsolete Parts

Company: Ridgetop Group, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: Ridgetop Group will develop design tools to facilitate fabrication of obsolete, radiation-hardened, precision analog components. The methodology that is developed and validated during the nine-month Phase I SBIR program will be transitioned into an easy-to-use prototype software tool… more

Radiation Hardened Low Power Variable Bandwidth/Resolution Sigma Delta Converters

Company: MIAO IC DESIGN LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: By reducing radiation through rad-hard design, device modeling and manufacture process, we at MIAO LLC technology will provide a state of art solution for 130 nm CMOS/SOI space borne, 10 MHz bandwidth with over 114 dB signal-to noise ratio (SNR) delta-sigma analog-to-digital converters at… more

Ultra-Broadband, High Dynamic Range Receiver System

Company: Alphacore, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: The objective of this proposal is to demonstrate the feasibility of an ultra-broadband, high dynamic range receiver system for signal capture, storage, and analysis. The significance of this innovation lies in generating significant cost savings in testing military receiver systems through… more

Ultrasensitive Detection of Hepatitis Viruses by Immunoassay Amplification

Company: BCR DIAGNOSTICS, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This proposal responds to the action plan for combating the Silent Epidemic of Viral Hepatitis recently launched by the National Institutes of Health by focusing on early diagnosis of hepatitis, which is crucial for preventing further infections and to improve… more

Heat Resistant Visual Landing Aid (VLA) Lighting Fixtures for Ship Flight Decks and Expeditionary Air Field (EAF) Matting

Company: BREAULT RESEARCH ORGANIZATION Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: Visual Landing Aids on air capable ships and aircraft carrier flight decks are required for night and/or low visibility aircraft operations for general lighting, navigation, flight deck, and special purposes. Future aircraft are expected to have hotter exhaust that could threaten the integrity of… more

Development of an Automated System to Measure Chlorinated Volatile Organic Compounds in Groundwater and Soil-Gas: A Tool to Enable Remote Field Monitoring of the Long-Term Migration

Company: Burge Environmental, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: The long-term monitoring of groundwater contamination plumes and soil-gas migration to determine the fate of contaminants in the environment is expensive and labor intensive. Current baseline methods have resulted in monitoring programs that collect less data than is required to fully understand the… more

An Efficient CFD Algorithm for Store Separation Prediction

Company: D & P LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: This Small Business Innovation Research project proposes to develop a hybrid Cartesian grid/gridless solver for fast prediction of store separation. In this approach, multi-block structured Cartesian grids with varying grid resolution are used to cover the majority of the computational domain except… more

A Tool to Improve the Prediction of Resonant Stress in Turbine Components

Company: D & P LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: This SBIR project proposes to develop a computational aeroelasticity tool for improving the prediction of both aerodynamic forcing and aerodynamic damping and thereby resonant stresses in turbine components. This will be achieved by developing an interface between our CFD software,… more

Tissue iron measurement by MRI: a new approach to analysis, training and certific

Company: DMETRIX, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The ability to accurately detect the developing lesions at early stage in dental practice and to quantify the lesions will provide dentists with the opportunity of initiating early prophylactic treatment; correct diagnosis of a fractured tooth in is earliest… more

Contraband Element Imager Technology

Company: Engineering Science Analysis Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DHS / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) requires an affordable anomaly detection device for non-destructive inspection to determine if perceived hollow spaces are empty or densely packed with contraband. DHS has identified a need to detect narcotics, weapons, explosives or other… more

The Transfusion Chip: Phase II Technology Validation

Company: GENOMICS USA, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Blood-Typing is the progenitor of the entire field of personalized medicine. In the recently awarded 6-month Phase I, we proposed to take the first step in the development of an extremely-low-cost microarray test, TheTransfusion-Chip (T-Chip) which convert the… more

Thick Composite Crack Analysis

Company: Global Engineering Research and Technologies Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: Advanced thick composites are increasingly used in components for defense applications as well as commercial structures. Component level structural testing and analysis of advanced composites is prohibitively expensive and time consuming. Instead, using robust and accurate computational tools… more

Nuclease Probe Mediated Sequencing

Company: HIGH THROUGHPUT GENOMICS, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: This Phase II proposal will complete the development of an innovative sequencing platform (NPSeq) based on feasibility demonstrated in Phase I. This platform uses a nuclease protection assay combined with universal PCR to produce targeted sequencing libraries. The lysis-only protocol means there is… more

Ultra-Lightweight and Low-Cost Space Telescope Mirrors using CFRP Composites

Company: Composite Mirror Applications, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: The current designs of telescopes for space borne applications use monolithic glass, beryllium, or silicon-carbide optics. With the existing optical technology, it is increasingly difficult or impossible to meet the new goals and requirements of AF, ORS, and other modern DoD missions. … more

Light-weight, compact SWIR and MWIR imaging interferometer for space

Company: Hart Scientific Consulting International LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: We propose a novel SWIR/MWIR imaging system targeted for deployment at geosynchronous orbits. The new system is based on interferometric principles, is scalable, light-weight, and uses easily replicable inexpensive optics. The optics, detectors, and interferometric signal processing… more

Robust End-to-End Trust (RE2ET)

Company: AVIRTEK, INC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: The objective of this proposal is to identify and quantify trust metrics for all of the resources in a complex network infrastructure, determine a method for securing communications, and demonstrate the feasibility of our approach to quantify and adopt the end-to-end trust of components… more

Inhibitors of Mycobacterial Protein Tyrosine Phosphatase B (mPTPB) for therapy of

Company: INXSOL, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): ExposureTrack is an innovative and necessary service that will support the at-risk worker population. inXsol LLC (inXsol) proposed to prototype, demonstrate and evaluate ExposureTrack as a smart phone-based tool equipping individual response workers with a… more

HazReady -Online - Device Agnostic - Multi-player Group Simulation Phase II

Company: INXSOL, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Project Summary inXsol proposes to design and demonstrate a web-based, multiplayer small group simulation to support instructor led HazMat worker health and safety training. This product is called HazReady. The use of distributed, low-cost simulation will allow… more

HCI and C2 for Autonomous Air Evacuation of Casualties

Company: Kutta Technologies, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: For this effort Kutta leverages its experience with multiple unmanned Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) resupply programs and Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) to create a new autonomous system for critical item resupply and casualty evacuation (CASEVAC). Kutta proposes to research multiple Unmanned… more

Aviator Mission Tasker of Distributed Unmanned Assets

Company: Kutta Technologies, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: In Phase II Kutta creates the Aviator Mission Tasker Toolkit (AMTT) by leveraging existing Department of Defense (DoD) interoperability profiles, multiple SBIR Phase II technologies, as well as several ongoing unmanned aerial system contracts. Central to the development of the AMTT is the open… more

Low Cost Cockpit Head Tracking and Gestural Recognition

Company: Kutta Technologies, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: As a developer of Unmanned Aerial System Ground Control Stations, the U.S. Army"s Bi-Directional Remote Video Transceiver (BDRVT), and several other manned-aircraft technologies, Kutta is keenly aware of human machine interface (HMI) issues inside military cockpits. Based on an extensive Phase… more

In-situ Airborne Sampler for Advanced Guided Dropsonde

Company: Latitude Engineering Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NASA / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: The proposed innovation is a low-cost, retrievable and reusable, autonomously guided dropsonde capable of in-situ atmospheric measurements. The proposed effort will focus on the engineering work involved with the retrieval of volcanic ash plume samples. This work will build upon a previous NASA… more