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Low-Noise, Parametric, Photonic Oscillator in Short-Wave Infrared (SWIR) Band

Company: RAM Photonics Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: In contrast to the NIR band, which is supported by an infrastructure of devices developed to serve telecommunication applications, the SWIR band remains out of reach for critical defense applications. While it is relatively simple to construct a low-noise oscillator… more

SBIR Phase I: High Performance Single Inductor Multiple Output DC Converter

Company: Cirasys, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NSF / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … community at a time when electronic devices are increasing in complexity and experiencing greater performance demands. There are numerous applications for this technology, including consumer electronics, smartphones, portable computers, telecommunications equipment,… more

A Rewards Program Contributing to Healthier Eating in Restaurants and Schools

Company: ACCENTS ON HEALTH, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: …ng healthy eating behaviors in restaurants at the same time. This project represents the first study ever to explore the use of incentives to schools as a vehicle fo increasing healthful behaviors of childrenand families. This proposal builds on previous SBIR grants awarded by… more

100 W Mode-locked Green Laser for GaAs Photoemission Guns

Company: AdValue Photonics Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: …oposed technology will provide a robust light source not only for applications in advanced accelerators, but also for many other scientific and industrial applications, such as optical arbitrary waveform generations, ultra-stable microwave references, telecommunications,… more

S3: A Game Based 3rd Grade Math Curriculum

Company: Virtual Learning Technologies (Sokikom) Agency/Program/Year/Phase: ED / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Purpose: Children who do not learn foundational mathematical concepts during elementary school generally get further behind in math as their math deficiencies compound over time. Through a prior IES SBIR Fast-Track award, the project team developed a series of supplemental math… more

S3: A Game Based 3rd Grade Math Curriculum

Company: Virtual Learning Technologies (Sokikom) Agency/Program/Year/Phase: ED / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: Purpose: Children who do not learn foundational mathematical concepts during elementary school generally get further behind in math as their math deficiencies compound over time. Through a prior IES SBIR Fast-Track award, the project team developed a series of supplemental math… more

Optical Waveguide Cross-Correlator for Attosecond Timing Synchronization

Company: AdvR, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / STTR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … Applications and Other Benefits: A robust, fiber-based device will improve and simplify precision timing at linear accelerators, improving performance and reducing maintenance and installation costs. Future advances in basic science research, radar and telecommunications,… more

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

Compact High Speed Signal Processor

Company: Colorado Engineering Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … platforms. CEI is familiar with highly dense packaging technologies including extremely dense multilayer PCB"s, MCM"s and ASIC"s. The goal will be to leverage technologies whose advancement is being driven by commercial applications such as telecommunications… 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

IGF::OT::IGF -- Biomarkers for Alcohol and ALD

Company: ECHELON BIOSCIENCES, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: … antibody-based method of quantitation that ischeaper and more accessible to small hospitals and clinics than currently used chromatographic/ spectrophotometric methods. This contract is a continuation of a Phase II SBIR contract with Echelon Biosciences, Inc. It was awarded… more

Mycological Biopolymer as a Replacement for Expanded Plastic Foams

Company: ECOVATIVE DESIGN LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: EPA / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: … producing a high-performance replacement for expanded plastics, which will allow for commercialization of the product. This research will be focused around cost reduction, scaled manufacturing and pilot production of the mycological polymer. Ecovative, an award-winning… more

SBIR Phase I: Thermal Engine with Metastable Power Extraction Step (TEMPES)

Company: Firestar Engineering, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NSF / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: …te a temporal component and history required for fixing the state. Metastable state formation and state trajectories have been previously demonstrated in our lab providing a means for conducting a preliminary analysis of a theoretical TEMPES power cycle. The awarded research… 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

Assured Space Sensor Operation in Harsh Electromagnetic/RF Environment

Company: Imaging Systems Technology, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: … for both Government and commercial entities. Governmental uses of space-based sensor systems include Defense, Communications, and Homeland Security. Commercial industries that rely heavily on satellites include Oil and Gas exploration, Mining, Telecommunications,… more

Developing a US Produced Elderberry Juice Concentrate for Domestic and Export Markets

Company: Eldertide, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: USDA / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … sourced from small and mid-size farms.The Proposed Effort: Elderberries are recognized for their health-promoting properties, created by the anthocyanins, flavonoids, polyphenolics, and other powerful phytonutrients they contain. In previous Phase I/II USDA/NIFA SBIR … more

Development of Zinc Coatings on Steel by Cermaclad(TM) to Replace Pickling Lines

Company: MesoCoat Agency/Program/Year/Phase: EPA / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: …coatings with an environmentally friendly process that can replace the galvanizing pickling lines and the alkaline or acidic degreasing step prior to pickling. MesoCoat proposes developing zinc coatings having excellent corrosion resistance using their R & D100 award-winning… more

Antenna Design in PolyStrata for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Company: Nuvotronics, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: There is the growing demand for user terminals for mobile satellite telecommunication (SATCOM) applications including K/Ka dual-band SATCOM for unmanned and manned aircraft platforms. Nuvotronics is pleased to propose a two-year SBIR program to the Air Force for the… more

IGF::OT::IGF: SBIR Phase II award mSMART: Mobile App based Personalized Solutions and Tools for Medication Adherence of Rx Pills. POP: 09/09/2014 - 09/08/2016.

Company: INTELLIGENT AUTOMATION, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: Upgrade mSMART for adherence assessment and intervention delivery in a primary care practice setting. This objective includes upgrading mSMART to include the support for complex regimen and schedule, implementing mSMART on iPhone (in addition to Android),adding automated interventions, and adding… more

Comprehensive Telecommunication for People with Tetraplegia

Company: INVOTEK, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): There are over 700,000 Americans with severe physical impairments (SPIs) who have few options for independently accessing telecommunication services such as voice calls, text messaging, and video calling. The inabilityto independently and… more

Web-Based Infrastructure for Comparison and Validation of Image Computing Methods

Company: KITWARE, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / STTR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: … with better access to clinically relevant amounts of data and with a better understanding of clinical and commercial needs. Specifically, the AES will provide a service whereby commercial organizations can post clinical data analysis challenges (data, metrics, and … more

Quantum wave-converter (Q-waver)

Company: Luminit, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … Our subcontractor Digital Optics Technologies, Inc., led by Dr. Selim Shahriar, will test and characterize the SFG and DFG performance and demonstrate the feasibility of Q-Waver as a secure bridge to connect remote quantum systems (Rb D1 line 795 nm) through telecommunications… more

Enhanced Efficacy Photodynamic Disinfection

Company: Lynntech, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: …This proposal is in response to the NIAID Advanced Technology SBIR (PA-10-123) Funding Opportunity. This Phase I feasibility study is an advanced technology project with a clearly identified product that will result in a clinically relevanttopical AM treatment modality. The … more

Increased Radio Frequency (RF) Sampling&Radar Architecture Upgrades

Company: MARK Resources, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … is that the approach is low risk, making it entirely appropriate for an SBIR effort. BENEFIT: Development of a wideband sampling system with a large linear dynamic range should have wide application in both active and passive radar, as well as in telecommunications… more