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A Point-of-Care Device for Diagnosis of Platelet Injury in Trauma Patients

Company: HemoSonics, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: …. HemoSonics"device is based on sonorheometry, an ultrasound-based technology that can measure dynamic changes in clot stiffness during the process of coagulation and fibrinolysis. Sonorheometry does not require moving mechanical parts and utilizes a self-contained… more

Radiation Hardened Cache Memory

Company: Scientic, Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … of an advanced RH cache which meets or exceeds the noted radiation hardness levels. Cache memory has been used effectively for years to improve the computation performance of microprocessors. In microprocessors, the processor operations are performed on data contained… more

Advanced Membrane Technology for Helium Recovery

Company: Helios-NRG, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / STTR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: … 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 natural gas reservoirs … more

Novel CO2 Gas Sensors for Autonomous Measurement of Ocean Carbon

Company: Dioxide Materials Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOC / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … the algorithms and electronics to lower the noise, determining whether it is necessary to thermostat the sensors or use calibration gases. Our sensor is so small, that thermostating the sensor would only require 40 milliwatts of power, while a 2 milliliter syringe would… more

Analytical Processes for Predicting Nanosecond Response of Highly Rate-Sensitive Materials

Company: Hi-Test Laboratories, Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: Ballistic and blast protection of both the crew and vital equipment onboard U.S. Navy surface ships and carriers is a critical component in the design of topside structures on these vessels. Materials such as glass, Plexiglas and polyurea are being considered and implemented for… more

Advanced Littoral Combat Ship Common Mission Module Handling Device

Company: Quantum Engineering Design, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: The Quantum Engineering Design, Inc. (QED) Mission Module Handling Device (MMHD) is designed to meet the Navys requirements of minimizing the deck point loading while lifting and omni-directionally maneuvering ISO containers and Twenty foot Equivalent Units (TEUs) aboard both… more

Active Motion-Compensation Technology for Roll-On/Roll-Off Cargo Vessel Discharge to Floating Platforms

Company: Quantum Engineering Design, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: The QED team proposes to study an active motion compensation platform supported by a self-contained air cushion system. The Phase II study will evaluate the ability of the'Ramp Motion Control Platform'(RMCP) to support and control the LMSR stern ramp through a range of… more

HERMES-Based X-Ray Strip Detector

Company: Sydor Instruments, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: … for transitioning the initial laboratory-built prototype into a robust and reliable commercial instrument. Phase II accomplished the research and engineering needed to produce an advanced engineering prototype of that conceptual design. In addition, the prototype contained… more

Highline gondola system for personnel and equipment transfer

Company: The Glosten Associates Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: …enhances turbine availability which in turn increases annual energy production yielding an overall reduction in the levelized cost of energy. Most personnel and equipment transfer systems developed to date comprise of a rigid gangway which is deployed from a vessel and which… more

TWYLA (Test What You Learned - Assessment): A Cloud-Based Cognitively Accessible Testing Extender For Special Needs Learning Apps

Company: AbleLink Technologies, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: ED / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … mobile devices. While each App offers engaging and often effective learning activities to students with cognitive disabilities, it is usually up to the teaching professional to determine how to assess student progress, as few of these Apps are research-based and contain… more

Engineering Sensors for Towed Array Reliability

Company: 3 Phoenix, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: …, and improved reliability. The use of previous SBIR technologies has the potential to increase all of these. These reliability improvements are based on simplified architecture and corresponding connector reduction, lower power, and the use of pressure vessels to protect… more

High Voltage Lithium Ion Reserve Battery

Company: ADA Technologies, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Thermal batteries are primary batteries containing solid cathodes and anodes sandwiched around an inorganic solid electrolyte that remains inert under ambient conditions until melted using pyrotechnic materials. Today"s SOTA thermal batteries rely on complex, heavily… more

Visualization Framework for Navy Tactical Applications

Company: Adaptive Methods, Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: This proposal addresses the challenges presented by multiple systems currently fielded onboard various Navy platforms containing incoherent USW C2 capabilities. These systems include CV-TSC, USW-DSS, SQQ-89/CADRT, GCCS-M, CFn and SWFTS. The redundant and overlapping capabilities… more

System-agnostic Mission Data Recording and Reconstruction for Surface Combatants

Company: Adaptive Methods, Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … intensive. The Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) program presents unique challenges to recording due to its modular mission architecture. Currently, there is no over-arching recorder that is common across its mission packages. Moreover, while each mission module might contain… more

Restoration of Dimensional Tolerances

Company: (ES3) Engineering & Software System Solu Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: … plating process to be replaced or drastically reduced. With little alteration, the coating equipment built in Phase II.5 can be used to demonstrate ID chromium replacement for numerous products in numerous arenas. Oil well sucker pumps have cylindrical pump barrels that… more

Environmental Control Unit with Integrated Thermal Storage

Company: Advanced Cooling Technologies, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Advanced Cooling Technologies, Inc. (ACT) proposes the development of an Environmental Control Unit (ECU) that uses an integrated Phase Change Material (PCM) to provide thermal energy storage. The PCM is contained within the system. During the thermal energy regeneration or… more

Aircraft Mission Planning Equipment (MPE) Obsolescence

Company: Visionary Products Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: …, ruggedized, plug compatible, upgradeable system with higher capacities than current systems and has the ability to address additional"digital only"features. Specific features to be added will be addressed in the investigation, but might include on-cartridge… more

Controllable and Adaptable Lateral Support System

Company: Advanced Materials and Devices Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: …a controllable missile lateral support system that reacts automatically to shock and vibration inputs. The proposed design concept will utilize a smart material to provide automatically controllable shock and vibration damping for variable payload weights contained within the… more

Imaging through low-visibility fire smoke for ship-board navigation of robotic fire-fighting systems

Company: Advanced Scientific Concepts, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: The goals of this Phase II project are to develop a prototype vision system and demonstrate its capability of locating boundaries and obstructions, normally 15 feet away, within one second in scenarios containing smoke from a real fire. This vision system needs to be compact and… more

High Sea State Automated Deployment and Retrieval of Towed Bodies from a Small Surface Platform

Company: Advanced Technology and Research Corp. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … Retrieval System (DRS) employs a semi-active approach to accommodate high sea state conditions. Active sensing of relative motion is coupled with passive, compliant mechanisms to ensure safe operations in the presence of significant wave induced motion of the host vessel. A… more

Sensing and Control Technology to Assist in Vehicle Launch and Recovery

Company: Advanced Technology and Research Corp. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Launch and recovery (L & R) of manned and unmanned systems from ships is very challenging. The relative motion between the ship and the vessel being recovered is the primary source of the difficulty. It is often difficult and time consuming to match the motion of the capture… more

Durable Superhydrophobic Anti-icing Nanocomposite Coatings

Company: Agiltron Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … nanocomposite coatings of hard nanoparticles embedded into a fluorinated polyurethane resin matrix, both are optically transparent in the visible spectrum. This nanocomposite coating is highly transparent, easy to apply via spray coating over large areas and containing no… more

Expendable Acoustic Source for AUV Based Geoacoustic and Geotechnical Survey Operations

Company: Analysis, Design & Diagnostics, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: The EAS will be deployed by an LBS-UUV to conduct Naval Oceanographic Surveys in shallow water. The unit will consist of a housing containing a projector, a programmable power amplifier assembly, and a battery pack. The EAS projector will be designed to maximize the percentage… more

In-node Processing for Low Power Target Detection, Classification, Localization,&Tracking

Company: Analysis, Design & Diagnostics, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: As a company experienced in passive acoustic sensor and signal processing design and development, Analysis, Design & Diagnostics, Inc. (AD & D) understands that the ability to detect and classify sea-born vessels with a very high Probability of Correct Classification… more

Fully Integrated Low Size, Weight, and Power (SWaP) and Cost Magnetometers for Air and In-Water Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW)

Company: AOSense, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … atomic magnetometers, incorporating multi-pass vapor cells and quantum non-demolition measurements to realize sensitivity in the range of 1-10 fT per root Hz and bandwidth in excess of 1 kHz. Vapor cell and all supporting lasers and electronics will be contained within a… more