Increased Radio Frequency (RF) Sampling&Radar Architecture Upgrades

Company: Colorado Engineering Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … developed under this effort as part of its standard commercial product marketing and sales activities. As further evidence of CEI"s success with commercialization of SBIR technology, the Small Business Administration presented CEI with the 2011 Tibbetts Award. … more

Multi-Function Radar Seeker (MFS)

Company: Colorado Engineering Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: … digital receiver/exciter module, and the signal processor module. BENEFIT: CEI has a history of success commercializing technologies developed under government programs. The most recent evidence of this success can be seen in the presentation of the Tibbetts Award to CEI by… more

Late Award - Optimizing the Cost and Performance of Composite Cylinders for H2 Storage using a Graded Construction

Company: Composite Technology Development, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: The U.S. DOE is very interested in promoting on-board vehicular hydrogen storage systems that will enable a driving range of greater than 300 miles while meeting packaging, cost, safety, and performance requirements. State-of-the-art hydrogen storage vessels that meet these requirements are… more

Flowing Water Optical Power Meter for Laser Measurements

Company: High Precision Devices Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOC / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: High Precision Devices, Inc. (HPD) proposes to continue and complete development of the 25 kW Flowing Water Optical Power Meter for Laser Measurements begun under a Phase I SBIR award. In the proposed Phase II work described, HPD will complete mechanical and electrical… more

New wavefroms for anti-jam satellite communications

Company: MaXentric Technologies LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: … provide protected SATCOM services to high-priority government and defense facilities. The associated demands of highly covert and resilient communications suggests a great applicability of DC-SSATS for the upcoming AEHF satellites. In mid-2012, USAF also awarded Boeing a… more


Company: NanoSonic, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: …. The proposed VSRD coatings will be an extension of NanoSonic"s HybridSil material technology, which has drawn significant interest from the DoD for its unique ability to combine conventionally exclusive material properties and received an R & D 100 award. … more

Terrain Aware Mobility Planning (TAMP)

Company: Robotic Research LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Robotic Research, LLC and Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) at the California Institute of Technology are teaming their efforts under the Army STTR topic A14A-T018"Intelligent Terrain-Award Navigation and Mobility of Unmanned Ground Vehicles Operating Under Varying Degrees of… more

Electromagnetic Simulation Software for Strongly Coupled Plasmas

Company: Voss Scientific, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: … than other computational methods. A framework for integrating newly developed advanced algorithms into a simulation code capable of addressing plasma physics research topics that are not treatable with currently available simulation codes. Under a Phase II award, a… more

Cryogenic Optical Refrigeration for Space Applications

Company: ThermoDynamic Films, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: If awarded a SBIR Phase II contract, ThermoDynamic Films, LLC, together with the University of New Mexico (UNM) will build a first-generation optical cryocooler. They will add a calibrated load to the device and characterize its efficiency and its cooling speed.… more

Microfabricated, 71-76 GHz, Helical Traveling Wave Tube

Company: Teraphysics Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … traveling wave tube (TWT) providing at least 100 W of output power with greater than 50% efficiency. In Phase I, we plan to prove feasibility by completing electrical designs of all major components, and performing thermal and mechanical analyses. If awarded, in Phase… more

Late Award - Advanced Hybrid Water-Heater using ECC

Company: Xergy Incorporated Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: The problem being addressed in this proposal is the existing extensive use of energy hungry hot water heaters in both residential and commercial building in the United States. In addition, any attempts to date to create a low energy hybrid hot water heater (HWH) have resulted in hot water heaters so… more

Late Award - Nanocomposite Coatings for Low-Cost Motor Windings in Electric Vehicles

Company: Ngimat Llc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: Electric vehicles, including hybrids in the nearer term, are the principal transportation technology by which the United States can become independent of foreign oil, can become energy independent overall, and can effect control over greenhouse emissions. For this to become reality, electric… more

Late Award - Field-Assembled Component-Based Rotor Blades

Company: Wetzel Engineering, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: The utility-scale wind industry is evolving towards very large ( & gt;4MW) machines with blades longer than 70m for both land-based and off-shore installations. There is a rapid ramp in cost associated with ground transportation of blades longer than 65m, rising to a threshold that is… more

Alternative Materials for Tactical Vehicle Wheeled Hubs

Company: KaZaK Technologies, Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … selection of the manufacturing process as well as by reducing/automating assembly. During Phase I, our team will develop concepts and refine sub-component material handling/assembly systems and integration with automated in-line production/assembly processes. If awarded a… more

Late Award - Reliability Improvement in Solution Processable Roll to Roll Photovoltaic Modules

Company: Next Energy Technologies Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: The DOE Sunshot initiative aims at reducing the installed cost of solar energy systems by about 75% and predicts that this will drive widespread, large-scale adoption of this renewable energy technology and restore U.S. leadership in the global clean energy race. Conventional solar technologies are… more

Late Award - Low Cost Nanostructured Smart Window Coatings

Company: Heliotrope Technologies, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: Residential and commercial buildings represent a prime opportunity to improve energy efficiency and sustainability worldwide. Currently, lighting and thermal management within buildings account for 20% of the United States yearly energy consumption. The objective of this Small Business Innovation… more

Humeral Head Intraosseous Training System

Company: SIMETRI Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … submittal of a report on the costs (including total lifecycle cost), benefits, and effectiveness of the PTT for IO training as an adjunct to the Program of Instruction (POI) at the US Army Center for Pre-Deployment Medicine (CPDM) at Fort Sam Houston, Texas. If awarded, Phase… more

IGF::OT::IGF Contract Award to Care Team Solutions, LLC: Using mHealth to Aid Opi

Company: CARE TEAM SOLUTIONS, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: Opiate-agonist pharmacotherapy utilizing buprenorphine/naloxone is known to decrease illicit opiate use. However, poor medication management and misuse during self-managed opioid substitution therapy (OST) constrains efficacy, while aggrandizing relapse,hospitalizations and mortality. One of the… more

Novel Manufacturing Processes for Tissue Engineered Vascular Grafts

Company: HUMACYTE, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This Phase IIB SBIR application is responsive to NHLBI RFA HL-13-016, NHLBI SBIR Phase IIB Bridge Awards to Accelerate the Commercialization of Technologies for Heart, Lung, Blood and Sleep Disorders and Diseases (R44) . This RFA solicits… more

Adaptive multi-sensor wide area situational awareness system

Company: Neya Systems, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: … on its own in surveillance applications. Assuming successful completion of a 9-month Phase I and a 24 month Phase II, we would expect that initial sales of the final, full version of the system would commence approximately 39 months after Phase I award, including an… more

Continuous Real Time CSF Shunt Flow Monitor ShuntCheck

Company: QR PHARMA INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: … an expert in PD research and partnering PI of this grant and Dr. David Hovda, Director of the Brain Injury Center, and an NINDS funded TBI center and an expert on TBI research and recipient of the Army's highest civilian honor, the Strength ofthe Nation Award for work… more

Using Interactive Technology to Promote Healthier Eating in Restaurants

Company: ACCENTS ON HEALTH, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: …ng scenarios. We will be implementing the Smart menus featuring the Healthy Dining choices and corresponding nutrition information at three quick-serve restaurant chains (three locations each for a total of nine locations). This project builds on four other SBIRs awarded to… more

A Dynamic DNA Discovery Kit: Hand-on Exploration of DNA Structure and Function

Company: 3D MOLECULAR DESIGNS Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: … professional development programs focused on basic concepts of molecular structure and function. The DNA model created inthis SBIR project will be incorporated into these ongoing teacher training programs, funded by a NIH-SEPA (Science Education Partnership Award) from the… more

Towed Array Fishing Net Entanglement Prevention or Damage Reduction

Company: Adaptive Methods, Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: … Program Executive Office has sought solutions to these entanglements in SBIR solicitation N102-155. In their Phase I proposal Adaptive Methods proposed methods for fishing gear deconfliction to improve the overall operational availability of the system, and won a Phase I award… more

Solid Waste Remediation System (SWRS) for Small Contingency Base Camps

Company: Altex Technologies Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: To meet the requirements of the Army Solid Waste Remediation System, for Small Contingency Base Camps, Altex has developed a Compact Ward Furnace Energy Recovery System (CWFERS), which was proven feasible by testing and analysis, under a Phase I award. The system reduces fuel… more