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Low CSWAP Multi-Beam TCDL Antenna System

Company: Applied Radar, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Applied Radar proposes to develop a high-gain low cost, size, power and weight (low-CSWAP) tactical common data link (TCDL) antenna for the Firescout and Predator UAVs. The improved TCDL antenna will support 6 or more nodes of high-gain full-duplex communication at 21.42 MBPS in a star network… more

Multi-Band Dual-Aperture SATCOM Antenna for Rotary Wing Aircraft

Company: Applied Radar, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: A multi-band dual-aperture SATCOM antenna is proposed to support rotary-wing aircraft thru-rotor performance at X, Ku and Ka-bands including Ku-band TCDL as an option. Our proposed effort focuses on a low-cost design with reduced height and leverages existing aperture and radome technology from our… more

Low-Profile, Broadband, Shear-Mode SONAR Transducer for Deep Submergence Applications

Company: BTech Acoustics LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: BTech proposes the design and development of a low-profile, broadband, shear-mode piezocrystal acoustic transducer for deep submergence applications. The Phase I effort considers evaluation of design variants of shear mode transducers with increased pressure operation/tolerance and tradeoffs… more

Spherical Piezocrystal Transducers

Company: BTech Acoustics LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: We propose the continued design, development and testing of spherical piezocrystal transducers and supporting technology including our gyroid transducer. The Phase II effort covers the modeling and demonstration of the gyroid transducer and comparison of performance with several piezocrystal and… more

Innovative Acoustic Velocity Sensors

Company: BTech Acoustics LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: BTech proposes the design and development of low-profile, innovative acoustic velocity sensors for measuring acoustic motion of sound waves in marine applications. Methods include increasing voltage sensitivity by novel connections, considerations of co-located preamplifiers, multiple plates,… more

Inter-alpha-inhibitors in Hypoxic-Ischemic Brain Injury

Company: PROTHERA BIOLOGICS, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Neonatal hypoxia-ischemia (HI) remains a major cause of acute perinatal brain injury, leading ultimately to neurologic dysfunction manifesting as cerebral palsy, mental retardation, and epilepsy. Cerebral oxygen deprivation and/or reduced blood flow due to… more

Sensitive and Shape-Specific Molecular Identification

Company: RYON TECHNOLOGIES, INC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: The ability to rapidly detect, identify and monitor chemical agents remains a challenge of significant importance to the Armed Forces. Existing chemical sensing techniques have shortcomings that inhibit widespread implementation. To address this situation, Ryon Technologies is developing a portable… more

Innovative Designs for Reliable Electro-Explosive Ordnance Devices

Company: SEA CORP Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: Missiles, use electro-explosive devices (EEDs) to perform mulitple functions during operation. This effort seeks ways to improve on the EED"s reliability and lower the failure or inadvertent activation rate of these devices. During Phase I, SEA CORP investigated replacing EEDs with… more

Safe, Large-Format Lithium Ion Batteries for Aircraft

Company: Yardney Technical Products, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: YTP will develop technology that provides a high performance, modular Li-ion battery with: redundant safety features, safer thin, metal case cell designs; fin/micro-channel thermal control system; and an evaporating fluid system that rapidly quenches failing cells to prevent thermal runaway and… more

Development of Safe, Reliable, and Durable Lithium-ion Battery for Naval Aircraft Applications

Company: Yardney Technical Products, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Yardney will design and develop a lightweight, safe, reliable, and cost-effective aircraft battery with improved thermal design and the use of active cooling techniques. As a novel part of the battery design, Yardney will investigate and implement high performance electrodes using three dimensional… more

Advancing High Energy Lithium-Sulfur Batteries

Company: Yardney Technical Products, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NASA / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Lithium-Ion batteries have been a main source of energy for many aerospace applications over the past decade. Future space missions are facing a number of challenging requirements, including significant increase in specific energy, approaching 500 Wh/kg, and energy density of 700 Wh/l at cell level.… more

SIGMA: Speedy Imagery Geo-registration and Motion Analysis

Company: Vision Systems, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: VSI proposes the development of the SIGMA (Speedy Imagery Geo-registration and Motion Analysis) system, which will address three key requirements by the end of Phase II: (i) adapt to different type of sensors, sensor-configurations and sensor operating conditions, (ii) handle large amount… more

Integration of Complex Geometry, 3D Woven Preforms via Innovative Stitching Technique

Company: T.E.A.M., Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NASA / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Thick, 3D woven carbon/phenolic composites offer potential improvement over legacy thermal protection systems (TPS) for re-entry vehicle heat shield applications. However due to the scale and complexity of typical re-entry vehicle structures, it is likely that multiple 3D woven panels would need to… more

SBIR Phase II: Innovative Electroencephalography to Advance the Research and Diagnosis of Brain Disorders

Company: CREmedical Corporation 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 multi-fold: First, the proposed tripolar concentric ring electrode and instrumentation for acquiring brain signals, tripolar electroencephalography (tEEG), is a platform technology that has… more

IGF::OT::IGF High-Impact Substance Abuse Prevention Technologies. SBIR Phase I. Period of Performance 7/16/2014-1/15/2015

Company: PRO-CHANGE BEHAVIOR SYSTEMS, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: The overarching objective of this project is to develop an innovative technological tool that will facilitate the implementation of an evidence-based substance abuse prevention program and related health behavior risk programs among military personnel. PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE

Calcaftor, a CFTR stabilizer for Cystic Fibrosis treatment

Company: CALISTA THERAPEUTICS, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Calista Therapeutics has invented Calcaftor, a first-in-class peptide drug that can treat all Cystic Fibrosis (CF) patients. Calcaftor is validated in the gold standard pre-clinical model of CF using F508 -CFTR lung tissue harvested from CF transplant patients.… more

Low-Cost, High Efficiency Integration of Solid-State Lighting and Building Controls Using a Packet Energy Transfer (PET) Power Distribution System

Company: VoltServer Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Solid state lighting has not yet taken off in commercial buildings due to its high relative installed cost. On a normalized basis, solid state lighting replacement lamps are on the order of two times more expensive than equivalent compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs), and five times more expensive than… more

Advancing a Glioma Immunotherapy

Company: IN CYTU, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): A Phase II SBIR program of preclinical development is proposed for the development of an active specific immunotherapeutic called Cellarium for treatment of glial cell-based cancers. Successful completion of this project will confirm therapeutic effect and… more

Instrument for Measuring Millimeter-Wave Polarimetric Bidirectional Reflectance Distribution Function

Company: Applied Radar, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: The proposal will perform study and design of a gonioreflectometer or equivalent instrument that can measure Polarimetric Bidirectional Reflectance Distribution Function (PBRDF) in the millimeter wave (mmW) spectrum using heterodyne transmit/receive (Tx/Rx) radar technology. The instrument will be… more

Piezocrystal Gyroid Transducer

Company: BTech Acoustics LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: We propose the design and development of a novel gyroid transducer comprised of piezocrystal ring elements. The Phase I effort covers the modeling and demonstration of the gyroid transducer and comparison of performance with several piezocrystal and piezoceramic materials. The electroacoustic… more

Expediting the Production of High Value, Standardized, and Transparent Data

Company: MJ DATA CORPORATION, LTD Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Researchers and contractors are under increasing pressure to produce rapid turnaround times for data releases and publications. Inadequate data management is a common threat to good research and impedes the quick release of high value data. Despite its importance… more

Developing an Improved Electrocompetent E. coli Host

Company: PRO-CHANGE BEHAVIOR SYSTEMS, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Chronic musculoskeletal pain creates a significant public health burden. Veterans are disproportionately affected by chronic musculoskeletal pain, and in particular, chronic low back pain (CLBP). The frequency and extent of co-occurrence of pain and PTSD, pain… more

Innovative Designs for Reliable Electro-Explosive Ordnance Devices

Company: SEA CORP Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: America"s ballistic missile defense system provides the only means currently available to protect it, and its allies, from a catastrophic attach by nuclear or conventionally armed ballistic missiles. A critical component of that system is the Interceptor missile, which relies of a number of… more

Sonobuoy Electronic Function Selector (EFS) Replacement

Company: SEA CORP Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: Present sonobuoys allow for the selection of functions such as RF Channel, Depth, etc. by use of a single selector button and LED display along with a second button used for verification located on the side of the sonobuoy. Selection or verification requires access to the buttons and cannot be… more

High-Energy, High-Power Light Weight Lithium Ion Batteries For Electric Drive Vehicle

Company: Yardney Technical Products, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: Electric vehicles, hybrid electric vehicles, and plugin hybrid electric vehicles (EVs, HEVs, and PHEVs) are emerging technologies that can significantly reduce petroleum usage in the transportation sector. Widespread adoption of electricdrive vehicles will lower automobile operation costs and can… more