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Assured Information Sharing in Clouds

Company: InfoBeyond Technology LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2012 / 1
Abstract: … to cloud cost-efficiency and accessing flexibility. However, the cloud servers are generally untrusted either for data owners or users. In this proposal, A3IS (Attribute-based Algorithms for Assured Information Sharing) is proposed for dynamically and securely data storage,… more

Distributed storage in wireless mesh networks

Company: InfoBeyond Technology LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2012 / 1
Abstract: Simply encrypted data storage is unable to prevent data loss or compromise if the storage device is damaged or compromised by an adversary. Distributed data storage is the alternative that divides the original data into fragments and secretly stored them on… more

Integrated High-Complexity Systems in Silicon Photonics

Company: Portage Bay Photonics Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2012 / 2
Abstract: … that our team brings to the table are adequate for a phase III transition. The commercial applications for the kind of high-bandwidth, multi-terabit links we are proposing are legion. To cite just a few examples, connecting GPU"s, CPU"s, storage and memory to… more

Alternative Green Technology for Power Generation Using Waste-Heat Energy And Advanced Thermoelectric Materials

Company: Brimrose Technology Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NASA / STTR / 2012 / 2
Abstract: …hieving sustainable and environmentally friendly energy sources. Thermo-electric power generation (TEPG) has exceptionally rich potential to fulfill this need. A TEPG module requires (1) material that can provide high figure of merit while still providing efficient heat control;… more

SBIR Phase I: ION Gate Membrane For High Performance Redox Flow Batteries

Company: Bettergy Corp. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NSF / SBIR / 2012 / 1
Abstract: This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project will develop a novel ion gate membrane with controlled pore size for redox flow battery. Redox flow battery is one of the most promising electric energy storage (EES) technologies. However, the cost of the state-of-the-art… more

UTILITY SCALE FLOW ELECTROLYTE RECHARGEABLE ZINC AIR BATTERIES FOR FACILITIES RENEWABLE ENERGY STORAGE

Company: Bettergy Corp. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2012 / 2
Abstract: … of the internet and (hybrid) electric vehicles have given rise to new growing market demand for efficient, clean and renewable energy sources. It is projected that world energy consumption will double within next 50 years. For the numerous reasons, electric energy storage… more

HIGH PERFORMANCE HYDROXYL EXCHANGE MEMBRANE (HEM) FOR ALKALINE FUEL CELL APPLICATIONS

Company: Bettergy Corp. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2012 / 2
Abstract: … for very high-energy density (>1000 WH/kg), light weight power sources for communications and other advanced electronic devices The possible solution is replacing the battery with proton exchange membrane (PEM) based hydrogen fuel cell. However, hydrogen storage and… more

SBIR Phase II: Ultra High Temperature Microwave Processing of Ceramics

Company: Ceralink, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NSF / SBIR / 2012 / 2
Abstract: …mance-to-cost ratio. UHT ceramics are often challenging to densify. The development of UHT microwave assist technology (MAT) furnaces will dramatically improve the commercial applicability of UHT ceramic products through lower temperature densification and faster heating cycles.… more

Keratin biomaterial-based fluid for trauma resuscitation

Company: KeraNetics, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2012 / 2
Abstract: … important characteristics that an optimal resuscitation fluid would possess. These include the ability to restore plasma volume, microcirculation, and oxygen delivery as well as practical items such as a low cost, low to no side effects, easy transportation, and storage.… more

Medical Sensor Applications of Tunnel Magnetoresistance (TMR)

Company: KORONIS BIOMEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES CORPORAT Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / STTR / 2012 / 1
Abstract: …, audio transmission, and telemetry. Integrating TMR sensors into medical devices will result in smaller, more powerful, and more efficient systems. This is evidenced by TMR's adoption in the magneticrecording industry, which has increased magnetic data storage… more

Archive of Samples for Long-term Preservation of RNA and Other Nucleic Acids

Company: Biomatrica, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2012 / 1
Abstract: The objective is to develop approaches are sought for sample preservation of nucleic acids from blood products or other sample for storage at room temperature conditions. The goals of the project are to: 1) determine preferable tissue for nucleic acid archiving; 2) investigate… more

AAV Mediated Gene Transfer to the CNS for MPS I

Company: REGENX BIOSCIENCES, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / STTR / 2012 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Mucopolysaccharidosis type I (MPS I) is an autosomal recessive storage disease caused by the absence of a-L-iduronidase (IDUA), resulting in systemic accumulation of glycosaminoglycan (GAG) storage materials, hepatosplenomegaly, skeletal… more

SBIR Phase I: Sensors for Smart HVAC controls

Company: Dioxide Materials Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NSF / SBIR / 2012 / 1
Abstract: This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project aims to develop inexpensive carbon dioxide sensors for heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) controls. The sensors will use Dioxide Materials' patent pending catalyst mixtures, to create a series of… more

Real Time Measurement of Design Relevant Thermal Spray Coating Properties

Company: ReliaCoat Technologies, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2012 / 2
Abstract: … well as process variability . BENEFIT: Thermal spray coatings are widely used by original equipment manufacturer, and suppliers for repair and overhaul of turbine engine components used in propulsion and energy generation. Wide ranging coatings from thermal barriers for heat… more

Multi-Source Integrated Cooling Heating and Power System

Company: Energy Quest Technologies Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2012 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: The proposed project would design a 10-ton multi-energy source, integrated cooling, heating, and power system, including the solar collectors, with the capacity to produce 8kWe of back-up electrical power. The system is a single integrated cooling, heating and power… more

Integrated Portable Power and Cooling System

Company: Energy Quest Technologies Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2012 / 2
Abstract: … least 30%, when compared to a currently fielded system. The design presented in this proposal is expected to reduce fuel consumption by over 40% and weight by 58%. These dramatic reductions are attributed to 3 system features: 1) A process that recovers and uses waste heat from… more

IGF::OT::IGF OTHER FUNCTIONS SBIR TOPIC 308, PHASE I: DDMP: A SYSTEM FOR AUTOMATED COLLECTION, STORAGE, ANALYSIS, AND REPORTING OF ANNOTATED DIETARY DATA.

Company: Illionix, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2012 / 1
Abstract: The Dietary Data Recorder (DDR) system developed at the University of Washington already demonstrates much of the requested functionality. The system collects and records video, voice, and text annotations, and transfers this information into a dietary rich media database. The goal of this project… more

Smart Infrared Focal Plane Arrays and Advanced Electronics

Company: Infrared Laboratories, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2012 / 1
Abstract: … and high resolution imaging goal. Initial calculations, given a commercial 0.18um/3.3V process, and using the entire pixel area at the maximum pixel pitch (20um), yields 24 Million electron well capacity when all the pixel area are taken to lay out the storage capacitor,… more

SBIR Phase I: Novel Catalysts Based on Doped Carbon Nano-Fibers

Company: PH Matter, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NSF / SBIR / 2012 / 1
Abstract: … project will result in demonstration of a material with better performance than conventional electrodes that can be manufactured at a fraction of the cost. The broader impact/commercial potential of this project will be related to more efficient forms of energy storage and… more

SBIR Phase II: Fluid submersion cooling for energy and cost efficient data centers

Company: GR Cooling Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NSF / SBIR / 2012 / 2
Abstract: This Small Business Innovation Research Phase II project proposes to commercialize liquid submersion cooling for computer servers. Liquid submersion cooling involves submersion of heat-generating components in a non-electrically-conductive liquid, replacing air as the heat… more

SBIR Phase I: Development of a Selectively Reinforced Aluminum Composite Brake Rotor

Company: REL, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NSF / SBIR / 2012 / 1
Abstract: … macro-interfaces. While the project will benefit from our experience with FRG motorcycle brake rotors, the proposed work is not a direct extension because of unique challenges associated with it. A brake rotor has three functional zones: a) friction interface (heating… more

SBIR Phase II: The Digital Spinneret

Company: Free Form Fibers Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NSF / SBIR / 2012 / 2
Abstract: …enabling of scaled production of high-purity ceramic fibers for application in military and aerospace (turbomachinery, rockets, advanced structures), automobile, medical, energy, and other industries that require advanced materials with exceptional strength, stiffness, heat… more

SBIR Phase II: Integrated Hydraulic Suspension Energy Recovery System for Heavy Vehicles

Company: Levant Power Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NSF / SBIR / 2012 / 2
Abstract: … Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project proposes to develop a fully functional turnkey regenerative semi-active shock absorber for heavy-duty transit buses and other commercial vehicles. An appreciable amount of energy is lost in a typical suspension as heat, especially… more

Advanced ferrite materials for next generation high power microwave generation systems

Company: Metamagnetics Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2012 / 2
Abstract: … and excited with a fast-rise time pulsed input have been proposed to achieve high power microwave (HPM) generation. The properties of ferrite materials utilized in such systems impose limitations on performance, including peak power capability, internal heating, and… more

Process Intensification by Integrated Reaction and Distillation for Synthesis of Bio-Renewable Organic Acid Esters

Company: E3tec Service, Llc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2012 / 1
Abstract: … counterparts. This project will develop and demonstrate advanced reactive distillation concepts for esterification that reduce energy consumption and lower capital equipment costs. The major objective is to develop and experimentally validate design concept(s) of … more