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SBIR Phase II: A High Performance Environment Resistant Inertial Measurement Unit for Commercial Navigation Applications

Company: ePack, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NSF / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: The broader impact/commercial potential of this Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project is an environment resistant inertial measurement unit (eIMU) for commercial/industrial applications. This eIMU is a miniaturized navigation device that will enable enhanced GPS navigation down… more

SBIR Phase II: High-performance Polymer Composites for Mouth Guards

Company: Akervall Technologies Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NSF / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: This Small Business Innovation Research Phase II project anticipates bringing forth a disruptive mouth guard technology that answers the urgent need for better dental protection. In the US alone, every year more than 1 million dental injuries occur, resulting in medical costs of roughly $500 million… more

SBIR Phase I: Metal Matrix Composite Diamond Blades

Company: REL, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NSF / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project will develop a metal matrix composite concrete cutting diamond blade. This project has the potential to address a distinct need in a $2 billion domestic market. The technology for cutting concrete hasn't changed in over 20 years and… more

Adaptive Diesel Engine Control Via Variable Valve Timing

Company: ELECTRO-MECHANICAL ASSOCIATES Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Diesel engines are widely used in military and commercial vehicles, as well as some light duty vehicles. The compression ratio is a compromise between power, economy, and cold startability. The optimum ratio for economy is below 15:1, whereas the necessary compression ratio for cold starting ranges… more

Nonthrombogenic, Antiseptic Nitric Oxide Releasing Catheters

Company: MC3, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This proposal involves the incorporation of a proprietary nitric oxide (NO) releasing polymer material (NORL) into a venous catheter to reduce infection and clotting. Low levels of NO released by the normal endotheliuminhibit platelet adhesion and activation,… more

Development of a Novel ELISA Kit for Screening Potential JAK3 Inhibitors

Company: 21ST CENTURY THERAPEUTICS, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Janus kinase 3 (JAK3) is an intracellular kinase involved in cytokine and antibody receptor signaling; it is frequently over-activated during the course of inflammatory autoimmune diseases. Therefore, suitable JAK3 inhibitors that modulate the overexpression of… more

Transit Safety

Company: The Mackinac Technology Company Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOT / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: The Mackinac Technology Company is proposing to continue its Phase I development of a novel antireflection technology that will dramatically reduce the reflection of interior lighting on transit bus windshields and significantly improve driver visibility and passenger/pedestrian safety. Transit bus… more

Improved Turbo/Superchargers for UAS/UGS Application

Company: Baker Engineering Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Baker Engineering Inc. (BEI) proposes an advanced, electrically-assisted turbocharger to meet the needs identified in this solicitation. BEI"s solution provides a lightweight, durable, self-lubricated turbocharger that will set new standards in performance on heavy fuel engines in the 50-150… more

Development of Micro JP-8 Fuel Injection System for Small Unmanned Aerial and Ground Engines

Company: Baker Engineering Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Baker Engineering (BEI) proposes continued development of the Miniature CI Fuel Injection System to fulfill the need for heavy fuel delivery in 3-70 Hp compression ignition engines. BEI"s Phase 1 effort will focus on the system"s most critical system element, the fuel injector nozzle. … more

Intelligent Information Algorithm for Electronic and Computer Network Systems

Company: CYBERNET SYSTEMS CORPORATION Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Experienced shore-based technicians are not available to provide their expert technical assistance to a ship at sea, which is usually the most critical time when naval electronic systems issues occur. The current trend is that the experience, skill levels, and especially the numbers of on-site ship… more

Just In Time (JIT) Aircraft Maintenance System

Company: CYBERNET SYSTEMS CORPORATION Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: The High Velocity Maintenance (HVM) initiative strives to reduce aircraft downtime while maintaining the most capable air fleet that achieves Air Force mission requirements. Unscheduled maintenance, due to issues uncovered midway into the maintenance work, introduces the most delays that… more

Divergent Field Annular Ion Engine

Company: ElectroDynamic Applications, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NASA / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: The proposed work investigates an approach that would allow an annular ion engine geometry to achieve ion beam currents approaching the Child-Langmuir limit. In this respect, the annular engine, whose design inherently allows for significant increases in perveance by resolving the span-to-gap… more

Formalism for Millimeter-wave Modeling of RADAR Cross Sections

Company: EMAG Technologies, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: In this STTR proposal, we propose a novel computational technology for analyzing millimeter wave and sub-millimeter wave scattering from complex and electromagnetically extended objects and environments. The core of our formalism lies in a technique for rapidly calculating and coherently adding… more

Ultra-Low Power Health Monitoring Sensor System

Company: Evigia Systems, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: This proposed SBIR Phase I effort initiates development of an ultra-low power miniature light-weight high-functionality multi-sensor health monitoring system that meets the requirements for long term (10-20 years) health management and condition based maintenance of military ordnance and sensitive… more

HMMWV Variable Vehicle Cone Index (VCI)

Company: GS Engineering Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: GS Engineering has developed through Phase I SBIR efforts, a variable VCI solution to evaluate and characterize vehicle operating terrain, for dynamic selection of CTIS operating modes, with no required operator input. By continually monitoring the terrain and adjusting the operating mode and… more

Alternative Materials for Tactical Vehicle Wheeled Hubs

Company: GS Engineering Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: More than 8900 MTVR"s are in service with the Marine Corps and with its proven off road performance and survivable armor package, the MTVR continues to be heavily used in theater for logistics and other missions. The MTVR currently uses mild to medium strength steel or ductile iron components… more

Easy Access to Freight Locomotives

Company: GS Engineering Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOT / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: GS Engineering is proposing an innovative access system for freight locomotives that will make on-boarding and off-boarding significantly easier and safer by reducing the effort required and assisting workers with the climb up and down. The proposed solutions would eliminate the large first step and… more

High Performance Marine Diesel Closed Coolant System for High Speed Combatant Craft

Company: GS Engineering Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: USSOCOM has expressed a desire to prevent the clogging of the seawater intakes aboard the SOC-R craft by exploring a closed-loop cooling system that does not require the use of off-board raw water. The desired solution will not degrade the current SOC-R craft capabilities by creating drag or causing… more

High-Voltage Intelligent Power Distribution Solution

Company: Global Embedded Technologies, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: Silicon Carbide (SiC) semiconductors are enabling technologies which bring significant benefits to power distribution equipment for next generation ground vehicles. The high temperature performance and high temperature low on-resistance properties of SiC MOSFETs facilitate the realization of… more

Therapeutic Use of mTOT Modulators in Polycystic Kidney Disease

Company: METABOLIC SOLUTIONS DEVELOPMENT CO Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: ? DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Polycystic kidney disease (PKD) is a term applied to a group of inherited disorders characterized by the presence of cysts in the kidney although multiple organs are typically affected. Renal pathologies found inessentially all forms of PKD include… more

Copper Nanoparticle Impregnated, Nitric Oxide Generating Hollow Fibers for Artifi

Company: MEDARRAY, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): More than 190,000 people suffer from acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) in the US each year, with mortality rates from 25-40% with the best treatment. In addition, there are over 12 million patients with chronic lung disease. These patients typically… more

Differential Characterization of Atmospheric Turbulence System (DCATS)

Company: Michigan Aerospace Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: Michigan Aerospace Corporation (MAC) and Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) propose to design an airborne system for characterizing long range profiles of the state of optical turbulence in the atmosphere. This system will exploit GTRI"s differential image motion (DIM) lidar for… more

RIDES: Raman Icing Detection System

Company: Michigan Aerospace Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NASA / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: Inflight icing of engines and airframe presents a significant hazard to air transport, especially at lower flight elevations during take-off or on approach. Ice accretions on the wings affect the smooth flow required for proper lift. A thin layer of coarse ice can reduce the lift by 30 percent and… more

Functional Allocation Trades Between Hardware and Software

Company: Michigan Engineering Services, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: In DoD systems a large number of software systems are embedded in a single platform. In the proposed research the ability to determine simultaneously the optimal allocation of resources and the associated configurations for multiple hardware/software systems will be developed in the DS Toolkit. … more

The NamesforLife Semantic Index of Phenotypic and Genotypic Data for Systems Biology

Company: NamesforLife, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / STTR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: The DOE Systems Biology Knowledgebase (KBase) was envisioned to provide a framework for modeling dynamic cellular processes of microorganisms, plants and metacommunities. The KBase will provide the tools and data to enable rapid iteration of experiments that draw on a wide variety of data and allow… more