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Advanced Membrane Technology for Helium Recovery

Company: Helios-NRG, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / STTR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: US production of Helium, a critical and irreplaceable resource that is currently produced from a few helium-rich natural gas reservoirs, is in rapid decline as these currently viable rich reserves are being depleted. The new technology being developed herein is required to recover helium from vast… more

An additive manufacturing technology for the fabrication and characterization of nuclear reactor fuel

Company: Free Form Fibers Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: The Department of Energy (DOE) has been tasked by the US administration to give priority to developing enhanced fuels and cladding for Light Water Reactors to improve safety in the event of accidents in the reactor or spent fuel pools. Within this context, the DOE is calling for advanced… more

SpectroCCD X-ray Camera for energy dispersive spectrometers

Company: Sydor Instruments, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Worldwide there are a number of synchrotron beamlines dedicated to resonant soft x-ray inelastic scattering. There are also new beamlines currently being designed to take advantage of improved third generation synchrotron radiation sources and this powerful experimental technique for probing… more

HERMES-Based X-Ray Strip Detector

Company: Sydor Instruments, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: The effectiveness of synchrotron radiation science is being hindered by the limited availability of advanced detectors. This is due to the limited deployment of existing detectors as well as limited development effort to provide new advanced capabilities. As synchrotron radiation experiments become… more

A Low Cost Modular Approach to Flight Testing of Hypersonic Systems

Company: ACENT Laboratories LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: Airbreathing hypersonic weapon systems utilizing ramjet/scramjet and/or combined cycle engines will open the door to many new capabilities for the warfighter. Applications include systems ranging from small tactical hypersonic missiles, hypersonic intelligence, surveillance &… more

Intracellular Detection of Small Molecules in Live Cells

Company: Agave BioSystems, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: Protection of first responders who are exposed to hazards including chemical warfare agents (CWAs) is a very critical need. The need is derived from not only their welfare but their ability to respond, protect the community and provide logistical support to the response. A simple… more

High-Power Microwave (HPM) Weapons"Effects and Failure Analysis Tool

Company: ANDRO Computational Solutions, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: This research effort is to develop a tool to model the electromagnetic vulnerability/interference (EMV/I) of electronic systems, subsystems and components to directed-energy HPM weapons. A complete HPM-Expert conceptual framework has been developed for performing simulation-based failure analyses… more

Code Ray: Software Assurance Risk Management Framework for Hybrid Analysis Mapping

Company: Applied Visions, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DHS / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: Secure Decisions is developing a software assurance risk management technology called "Code Ray" to: (1) Improve the speed, accuracy and confidence in detection of vulnerabilities by cross-mapping and normalizing the output of hybrid application security testing (HAST) techniques -- dynamic analysis… more

Software Assurance Analysis and Visual Analytics- CRPP

Company: Applied Visions, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DHS / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: Under our Phase II SBIR we developed a compelling new technology for software assurance called Code Dx. We used initial feedback from government agencies and industry experts, collected during beta testing and Version 1.0 evaluations, to produce Version 1.1 which is technically mature and ready for… more

Split-Cloud for Enabling Trust (SCEnT)

Company: Assured Information Security, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: AIS proposes Split-Cloud for Enabling Trust (SCEnT), a Phase I SBIR effort to determine the feasibility of providing trust in a shared/public cloud environment. Current options for providing networked applications require making significant trade-offs: either the cost of private in-house… more

Resilient Environment for Secure Cloud Execution (RESCuE)

Company: Assured Information Security, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: Cloud users should have the ability to fight-through attacks and protect sensitive data on cloud infrastructure that they may or may not physically control. The user must be able to deploy these defenses themselves, without any support from the cloud provider. This will ensure that the… more

Safeguarded, Hypervisor-based Installation of Highly Trusted Security Updates (SHIH-TSU)

Company: Assured Information Security, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: This effort will establish the capability to apply security patches to virtual machines (VMs) running operating systems that are misconfigured or malfunctioning. Application of the patches will be minimally dependent on the VM host, protected from interference by other processes, and… more

WITTS: White Team Training Suite

Company: ATC - NY Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: To maintain superiority in the cyber domain, the Air Force is preparing the next generation of cyber warriors. Running trainees through realistic exercises on cyber ranges is a highly effective method for preparing warfighters for cyber operations. However, training platforms and cyber… more

BotMesh

Company: ATC - NY Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: JTRS tactical networks that employ mobile ad hoc networking (MANET) protocols, while providing new network centric capabilities for the warfighter, also present challenges for real-time cyber defense and cyber situational awareness. The JPEO JTRS therefore identified the need to protect tactical… more

LAVA: Lightweight Application Virtualization Architecture

Company: ATC - NY Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: Cloud computing is an attractive platform architecture for many IT applications, particularly because of its support for elastic scaling in response to changing loads. However, adoption of cloud computing is hampered by reduced computing efficiency, higher management cost, and greater… more

A Scalable, Mobile Layer-1 M2M Architecture to Connect First Responders at the Incident Site

Company: BALFOUR Technologies LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DHS / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: First Responders need to leverage automated (M2M machine-to-machine), mobile connectivity at an incident site. With connectivity automated through M2M network technology, responders would have much improved situational awareness, and can effectively focus their complete attention on the necessary… more

Low Cost, High Reliability Proximity Switches

Company: BHTechnology, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: a novel family of proximity switchs is proposed based on EM technology field perturbation.This technology enables the proximity switch to be low cost, light weight, highly accurate and meets all MIL_PRF_24711B requirements. The proposed switch can be used in new NAVY vessel design as well as… more

Fusion in a Cloud

Company: Black River Systems Company, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: One of the major benefits of tactical cloud computing is improved net-centric capabilities and operations with the objective of information dominance. The reassign-able pools of computing resources and efficient information across operational boundaries can produce a more accurate and up to date… more

Autonomous Sensing and Deciding Framework Processor

Company: Black River Systems Company, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: Our objective is to develop an innovative cognitive knowledge-aided information processing framework to take very high rate intelligence data streams over wide areas and autonomously highlight Areas-of-Interest (AOIs) and targets for the image analyst without a priori knowledge of the area or… more

Geographically-Aware and Targeted Secure Information Dissemination (GATSID)

Company: Critical Technologies Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: The overall objective is to enable users on-the-move to reliably and securely send and receive information, targeted for recipients'geographic locations, filtered on their credentials, made persistently available if so designated, and tailored for their devices, facilitating their… more

Decoupled Rendering Channels to Reduce Logistical Support Spares Requirements of Large Scale Training Centers.

Company: Diamond Visionics LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: Diamond Visionics proposes a solution to decouple rendering channels from simulators and displays by developing a novel architecture consisting of both hardware and software. Modern video processing and networking techniques will be utilized such that any display in the system can be connected to… more

GenPatcher: Automatically Evolving Invulnerable Systems

Company: GrammaTech, Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DHS / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Modern civilization relies on a network of embedded devices that are (i) riddled with security vulnerabilities and (ii) remotely hackable. Unfortunately, there seems to be near universal neglect for ensuring the security of these devices. Moreover, the existing IT solutions, such as antivirus… more

Fault Isolation in Hypervisors with Live Migration

Company: GrammaTech, Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: Cloud computing promises dramatic savings through economies of scale for the government and private sectors, but is also brings security concerns. There is a particular need to prevent faults in or attacks occuring on a virtual machine (VM) from affecting the virtual machines of other… more

ANTSS Analysis Tools for System Surety

Company: GrammaTech, Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: This project, Analysis Tools for Software Surety (ANTSS) will improve both requirements management and program analysis tools for critical software development and V & V. First, building from existing products and technology, GrammaTech will construct an integrated tool suite of… more

Innovative Technologies for Operationally Responsive Space

Company: Honeybee Robotics Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: The 2011 launches of ORS-1and TacSat-4 have demonstrated the feasibility to rapidly deploy spacecraft. These successes and progress on the Modular Space Vehicle, along with standardization (Space Plug and Play Architecture) continue to show promise in a responsive space architecture… more