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Compact, Repetitive Pulsed Power Driver Design for Emerging High Power Radio Frequency Sources

Company: Applied Physical Electronics, L.C. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: A programmable universal pulsed power source capable of delivering voltages up to 50 kV, current up to 1 kA, pulse durations of 100"s of ns and repetition rates of 10"s of kHz is proposed to meet near term high powered RF research and development efforts. The concept is proposed to reduce… more

Gas Phase Synthesis and Implantation of Metastable Intermolecular Compounds (MICs)

Company: IONWERKS, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: Core-shell Metastable Intermolecular Compounds (CS-MICs) will be examined utilizing gas-phase nanocluster production, formed into an atomic beam, accelerated and implanted into polymers of interest for air stability studies as well as preliminary exothermic properties. This will include… more

Compact, Logistics Free Electrochemical Reduced Oxygen Breathing Device

Company: LYNNTECH, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: All military and many commercial aviators are required to undergo periodic hypoxia training to recognize the onset of hypoxic conditions and practice recovery skills. Current training is performed with the Reduced Oxygen Breathing Device 2 (ROBD2) which mixes oxygen and nitrogen to produce reduced… more

Long-Life Data Transfer Device

Company: Mustang Technology Group, L.P. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: Mustang Technology Group, LP proposes an aggressive program of innovation research for the design of a rugged, open architecture, long-life data transfer device that will lower overall life cycle costs by avoiding future obsolescence. This proposed Phase I effort focuses on reviewing the… more

Exploiting Small Boat Wake Signatures for Improved Threat Classification and Feature Aided Tracking

Company: RDRTec Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: This effort develops innovative methods to exploit wake signature attributes for the small boat threat classification and feature aided tracking by airborne radar systems.

Radar Imaging Guidance

Company: RDRTec Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: This effort develops radar algorithms that enable simultaneous tracking and imaging for Pulse Doppler radar systems that can be applied to both imaging guidance and surveillance radars.

Non-Destructive Inspection (NDI) for recrystallized grains in single crystal superalloys

Company: Texas Research Institute Austin, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Recently, the F-35 program experienced fatigue cracking in a low pressure turbine blade inside the F135 engine from recrystallization (RX). These problems cost the program time and money, strain the political capital necessary to sustain a large weapons program, and undermine the confidence of… more

Compact, Lossless, Ruggedized, Electromagnetically Shielded Connectors for Power and Signals

Company: Williams-Pyro,Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Williams-Pyro Inc. proposes to develop a connector design series that drastically improves upon impedance, electromagnetic shielding, survivability, corrosion resistance, and connector diameter relative to cable diameter. The connector series will be designed for cables transmitting various DC and… more

Multi-Color Nanomembrane Imaging Sensor Arrays

Company: Semerane Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: Simultaneous sensing of light of multiple wavelengths can greatly enhance survivability, sustainability, and versatility by enabling unmanned reconnaissance and intelligent surveillance for both DoD and homeland security. The objective of this STTR Phase II proposal is to continue and… more

Self-Healing Non-Catalytic Multifunctional Composite Structure

Company: Texas High Energy Materials Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: Areas of research relating to self-healing composites structures have been undertaken by well-known and respected research institutions under the auspices of the Department of Defense. Patent literature and public technical communique describe their novel engineering approaches using polymeric… more

Low-Cost Radiation-Hard Nonvolatile Random-Access Memory

Company: Privatran Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: PrivaTran will measure the radiation tolerance of new resistive memory materials and will design and fabricate advanced memristor-based architectures for nonvolatile random access memory (RAM) applications that are suitable for aerospace systems. The requirements for proper memory element… more

SATPAM - Self Awareness Through Predictive Abstraction Modeling

Company: 21st Century Technologies Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: Current computer systems are dumb automatons; their blind execution of instructions makes them open to attack. Their inability to reason means they don"t consider the larger, constantly changing context outside their immediate inputs. Their nearsightedness is particularly dangerous because, in… more

CLAD: Classification Labeling of Aggregated Data

Company: 21st Century Technologies Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: 21CT proposes the Classification Labeling of Aggregated Data (CLAD) Phase 2 effort. CLAD supports a"need-to-share"paradigm to aid in historical cyber traffic analysis and cyber target discovery. The alert-to-share capability determines if multiple analysts are continually… more

Development of an Electromyographically Controlled Electrolarynx Voice Prosthesis

Company: XERIS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The program outlined in this application has been designed to accelerate the development and commercialization of a Glucagon Mini-Dose Pen to change the paradigm for treatment of moderate hypoglycemia in insulin-using diabetics. This research is directly relevant… more

Clinical Development of a Stable Glucagon Formulation for Bi-hormonal Pump

Company: XERIS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The objective of this program is to further the development of a novel, stable, non-aqueous glucagon formulation as an integral component of a bi-hormonal (insulin-glucagon) pump system for treatment of persons with diabetes. The addition of glucagon to the… more

Probiotics for Maintaining Dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) Health and the Readiness of the U.S. Navy"s Marine Mammal Systems

Company: Accacia International LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: Marine mammals like bottlenose dolphins are maintained by US Navy's Marine Mammal Program to protect harbors and detect underwater mines. The maintenance and betterment of health of these dolphins in captivity is a priority in order to improve the fitness and readiness of these animals for… more

Conformal Hybrid Organic/Inorganic Antireflective Coatings

Company: ZT Solar, Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: The objective of this STTR Phase II project is to demonstrate that resonant infrared matrix-assisted pulsed laser evaporation (RIR-MAPLE) is a commercially-viable technology for the deposition of hybrid organic/inorganic polymeric, gradient refractive index, anti-reflection (GRIN-ARTM)… more

Holographic Video Display (HVD)

Company: ZEBRA IMAGING, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: Zebra Imaging"s proposed Holographic Video Display solution will be based on proven research, technology and prototypes to meet the HVD objectives and will allow for the natural viewing of streaming 3D data from a variety of sources without the need for glasses, head tracking or any… more

Improved Decision Support Tools for State of Good Repair

Company: ViaSim Solutions (Twilight Training LLC dba ViaSim Solutions) Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOT / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: Every asset ages. Pipes, roads, computers, cars, etc. This fact is inevitable. And, as a result of the aging process, every asset suffers a degradation in its intended capability or performance over time. Yet every day, millions of people in the U.S. get up in the morning expecting that they will be… more

Probes targeting multiple myeloma in the context of tumor-stromal interactions

Company: AM BIOTECHNOLOGIES, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION: AM Biotechnologies (AM) is developing an easy-to-use kit that enables a technician in a life science laboratory to rapidly develop renewable X-Aptamer (XA) affinity reagents at a reasonable price. Affinity reagents are widely used in research, diagnostic, and clinical applications.… more

New Reagents for RNA-based Therapeutic Technologies

Company: AM BIOTECHNOLOGIES, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: DESCRIPTION: New Reagents for RNA-based Therapeutic Technologies Abstract Functional RNA molecules such as aptamers, siRNAs, miRNAs, and related compounds have enormous potential as human therapeutics and as tools for elucidating gene regulation in vivo.To reach this potential, such molecules must… more

Kiddio: Food Fight - Training Vegetable Parenting Practices

Company: ARCHIMAGE, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Higher vegetable intake has been related to lower risks of diabetes, cardiovascular disease, several cancers, and obesity/adiposity later in life. Yet, children are eating vegetables well below recommended amounts. Parents are important influencers on the dietary… more

TOPIC 323 PHASE I; DEVELOPMENT OF RADIATION MODULATORS FOR USE DURING RADIOTHERAP

Company: TERAPIO Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: Oral mucositis (OM) is a common side effect in oncology patients receiving radiation treatment. Mucosal breakdown causes pain which leads to increased use of narcotic analgesics and restriction of food intake. OM often progresses to septicemia, increasinghospital stays and costs, and ultimately… more

High Energy Density, High Power Density, High Cycle Life Flywheel Energy Storage Systems

Company: Balcones Technologies LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NASA / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: Balcones Technologies (BT), LLC proposes to leverage technologies developed by and resident in BT, The University of Texas Center for Electromechanics (CEM) and Applied Nanotech Incorporated (ANI) in the areas of carbon nanotube composites (CNT) and terrestrial and space-based flywheel energy… more

Canfield Joint - Vibration Isolation System for High Precision Pointing

Company: Balcones Technologies LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NASA / STTR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: During our Phase I STTR effort, Balcones Technologies, LLC (BT) and The University of Texas at Austin Center for Electromechanics (CEM) successfully achieved all Phase I objectives and developed concept designs for controlled Canfield Joint Systems (CJS) for numerous applications that currently… more