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Microvascular Composites for Novel Thermal Management Devices

Company: CU Aerospace Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … capable of mass and energy transport. In contrast, synthetic composites possess high strength-to-weight ratios but lack the dynamic functionality of their natural counterparts. CU Aerospace, with team partners the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), North … more

Modeling and Simulation for Combined Space Environment Chambers

Company: Rock West Solutions, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: …, predictive system assessments, or in system analysis and refinement. Some US allies are also involved at various levels in the development, testing, and performance assessment of space payloads. Countries such as ESA members, Canada and Australia, Japan, South Korea,… more

Scalable Fault Detection and Localization of Network Issues

Company: Intelligent Automation, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … level, or focusing on detecting a specific fault. They either cannot be directly applied to the DOE networks, or cannot provide the full support for the DOE networks. Intelligent Automation, Inc. (IAI), along with Professor Nasir Ghani from the University of South Florida,… more

Integrated Web User Interface for Multi-Scale Chemical Physics Simulations

Company: Q-Chem, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Q-Chem, Inc. is submitting a DOE SBIR Phase I project (topic 9a), titled the Development of an Integrated Web User Interface for Multiscale Chemical-Physics Simulations, with Dr. Yihan Shao serving as the Principal Investigator and Prof. Lee Woodcock of the University of South… more

Increasing the Availability and Utility of Weather and Climate Data to Meet Decision Maker Needs

Company: Riverside Technologies Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOC / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … assess climate-related risks, visualize the impacts and potential adaptation measures, and communicate real-time information at a neighborhood scale. Riverside will couple our multi-hazard decision support systems operational expertise with the University of North Carolina… more

Topographic/HSI Active Transceiver (TOPHAT)

Company: SA Photonics Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … SA Photonics"FLASH supercontinuum source for broadband illumination. Flash has demonstrated robust high power operation in the lab and will be transitioning to customer sites in 1st quarter 2014. For the receiver, SA Photonics is teamed with North Carolina State… more

Electrical Energy Storage System by SMES Method for Ultra-High Power and Energy Density

Company: Tai-Yang Research Company Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: The Tai-Yang Research Company (TYRC) of Tallahassee, FL in collaboration with Dr. Justin Schwartz of the North Carolina State University (NCSU) in Raleigh, NC propose in this Phase 2 effort to develop the critical technologies necessary for the implementation and… more

Nondestructive Concrete Characterization System

Company: NLA Diagnostics LLP Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: …, and field-ready NDE system. The NLA RECON will utilize ultrasonic pulse velocity, impact-echo, and pulse-echo to meet or exceed the Army"s requirements. Validation and demonstration tests will be performed under laboratory conditions at North Carolina State… more

Rock Melt Borehole Sealing System

Company: RE/SPEC Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: …ing a remote, electrical rock melt borehole sealing system and evaluating the feasibility of establishing an experimental area in an underground environment (the Sanford Underground Research Facility (SURF), located at the former Homestake Gold Mine in western South Dakota)… more

Scale-Up of ATPE Technology to Produce Highly Enriched Semiconducting SWCNTs

Company: SouthWest NanoTechnologies (SWeNT) Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOC / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs) have unique material properties making them very attractive for use in a variety of electronic applications. However, as-grown SWCNTs contain a mixture of tubes with heterogeneous optical and electronic properties. The chiral species must be separated in order… more

Methodology Development of Atomistically-Informed Chemical Kinetics Model for Rubber Composite Materials

Company: Advanced Cooling Technologies, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: … pathways at nanosecond timescale. To capture the reaction events occurring at microsecond timescale, we will employ accelerated molecular dynamics techniques with reactive force-fields. Advanced Cooling Technologies, Inc. (ACT) will be in collaboration with North Carolina… more

Very High Frequency Volumetric Acoustic Array

Company: Applied Physical Sciences Corp. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: …tric measurement arrays to characterize the radiated acoustic signatures of scale submarine models. At low and mid-frequencies the planned volumetric arrays will likely resemble those currently installed at the Southeast Alaska Acoustic Measurement Facility (SEAFAC) and the … more

Insect Resistant Textiles for Military Clothing

Company: Luna Innovations Incorporated Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: … diseases, effective after repeating wear and laundering, and compatible with current / future military uniforms. The insect resistant textile is also expected to have no detrimental effect on the physical properties of the textile fabric. Luna, teamed with North … more

Preservation Matrix for Improved Biological Specimen Storage and Recovery

Company: Luna Innovations Incorporated Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: Luna Innovations will determine the feasibility of modifying our novel bio-encapsulation technology for enhanced recovery of viral and bacterial targets from swab-like biospecimens. In the proposed Phase I, Luna will work with Dr. Hudson (North Carolina State Univiersity,… more

A new multiphase polymeric material for cushion-bearing orthopedic implants

Company: G1 THERAPEUTICS, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: … cancer chemotherapy, resulting in considerable morbidity and mortality along with frequent reductions in chemotherapy dose intensity, which maycompromise disease control and survival. G-Zero Therapeutics, with operations in the Research Triangle Park of North Carolina, has… more

Evaluation of a new class of molecules for treating MRSA infective endocarditis

Company: AGILE SCIENCES, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / STTR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: … act as a microbicide to the bacteria, but instead inhibits antibiotic defense mechanisms, so that resistant strains become susceptible to traditional antibiotic therapies. Agile Sciences' co-founders, Drs. Christian Melander and John Cavanagh of North Carolina State… more

SBIR Phase I: Novel Attractants to Control the Spotted Wing Fruit Fly, Drosophila suzukii

Company: Inscent, Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NSF / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project proposes to develop novel attractants for the spotted wing fruit fly, Drosophila suzukii. D. suzukii is an invasive insect pest endemic to South East Asia that targets a variety of economically important soft-fruit… more

Approach-specific, multi-GPU, multi-tool, high-realism neurosurgery simulation

Company: Kitware Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: … of arteriovenous malformations (AVMs), one of the most complex surgeries involving brain vasculature. We will conduct a validity study of the neurosurgery simulator in collaboration with neurosurgeons in the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of North Carolina. The… more

Riluzole Prodrugs for Melanoma and ALS

Company: LIGHT AGE, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: … and cost. These studies will help guide the specifications for future clinical laser systems. In the Phase II program we will deliver a laser system that incorporates the rapid wavelength switching feature, to Optosonics, Inc. (a PAT system developer based in N. Carolina) for… more

Capability of Rolling Efficiency for 100M High-Speed Rails

Company: Og Technologies, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: … specifications with this marketable SBIR technology. The success of this project will not only allow the US rail manufacturers to serve the expanding North America market, but also compete with suppliers from Asia and Europe for the growing markets such as South America. … more

Modeling of Lithium-Ion Cell Performance

Company: Quallion LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: Quallion LLC proposes to continue development of its reference electrode technology into a commercial scale prototype and partner with the University of South Carolina to develop a life prediction model for cells cycled at high depths of discharge. In… more

MODULAR AEROSTAT COMMUNICATIONS RELAY (MACREL)

Company: Robotic Research LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: Robotic Research LLC in an exclusive partnership with Carolina Unmanned Systems (CUV) and Unmanned Systems International Corporation (UnSysCorp), is developing the Modular Aerostat Communications Relay system (MACRel). MACRel is a system for deployment and recovery of a… more

Link Analysis of Knowledge Derived from Social Media Sources

Company: Securboration Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: … community and the LAKE Team has attained advocacy for LAKE integration into CIDNE. Another transition path for LAKE has been initiated with the US Marshals Service to support executing outstanding arrest warrants. Additionally, the Joint Inter Agency Task Force South has… more

Operating System Mechanisms for Many-Core Systems

Company: Securboration Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: In the Phase I portion of this STTR, Securboration and renowned multicore expert Dr. Frank Mueller from North Carolina State University designed, developed, and benchmarked the proof-of-concept Pico-kernel Adaptive and Scalable Operating-system (PICASO) for many-core… more

3D Printed Food System for Long Duration Space Missions

Company: Systems and Materials Research Corporati Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NASA / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: … missions beyond low earth orbit. The 3D printing component will deliver macronutrients (starch, protein, and fat), structure, and texture while the ink jet will deliver micronutrients, flavor, and smell. SMRC will team with the food science program at North Carolina… more