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Physics and Physiology Based Human Body Model of Blast Injury and Protection

Company: CFD Research Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … of novel personal protective equipment. In Phase I we will design and develop a prototype simulation framework for modeling a human body anthropometry, anatomy and posture relevant for military blast exposure scenarios. A material property database base of various tissues and… more

Fast, Anatomy and Physiology Based Computational Tool for RF-Induced Thermal Response

Company: CFD Research Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: … effects in humans. Unfortunately, high resolution thermal simulations are computationally very expensive. The goal of this project is to develop fast anatomy- and physiology-based computational tools for predicting whole-body and localized thermal response of tissue to RF… more

A Human Body Model for Computational Assessment of Blast Injury and Protection

Company: HyPerComp, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … of the interaction of the human body with blast waves. The model will be able to address complex geometry and physics of the blast scene, as well as anatomical detail of the human body with adequate resolution. Nonlinear equations of state, adapted to individual tissues in… more

Reworkable Epoxy Bonding for Superconductor Multi-chip Modules

Company: HYPRES, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: HYPRES, in collaboration with University of Arkansas (UA), proposes to develop a method for manufacturing superconductor multi-chip modules (MCMs) using nano-engineered cryogenic adhesives. A superconductor MCM comprises a carrier and several flipped chips. Before final assembly… more

A software tool to assess injury risk and maximum allowable exertions for repetitive, forceful one hand and two hand shoulder push/pull motions

Company: BioSensics LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: …probabilities, as defined in AR-40-10, for key adverse outcomes such as load intolerance from shoulder muscle fatigue and increased risk (relative to a comparable normal population) of developing near term acute rotator cuff disorders and long term chronic degenerative tissue… more

3-D nondestructive imaging techniques for mesoscale damage analysis of composite materials

Company: Multiscale Design Systems, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: … cord (cased or bare) and prospecting rely on energetic materials, such as high explosives, for successful work. Plastically bonded explosives (PBE) consist of particulate solid high explosives embedded in a polymer matrix. As such, they rely on weak forces for … more

Assistive Technology Sensor Platform

Company: KCF Technologies, Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Current prosthetic technologies allow amputees to return to a form of normal life, but create new risks, such as improper socket fit, which can lead to a heightened risk for tissue damage that could result in infection and hospitalization. These risks could be minimized by… more

Adhesive Bond Strength of Bonded Structures in Confined Locations

Company: LSP Technologies, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: Aerospace manufacturers are using composite structures in aircraft and they are the future of aviation. Composites reduce weight and maintenance costs. Today, many composite structures are joined together with fasteners. However to meet future design r

Antimicrobial Protective Silicone and Carbon Based Wound Dressings

Company: Lynntech, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Burn injuries constitute 5-20% of combat casualties during conventional warfare. Nonviable tissue within the burn predisposes it to microbial colonization and subsequent infection. The goal of burn care, especially at early echelons, is to control infection until the injury… more

Comprehensive Bonded Joint Analysis Method

Company: M4 Engineering, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: …h to be developed and implemented in Abaqus using its user subroutine interface. The mathematical forms for the surrogate traction-separation interface models will be developed and populated using high fidelity numerical models which include explicitly modeled adhesive layers.… more

A novel process to produce air-stable core-shell nanoparticles for energetic applications

Company: NEI Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … In addition to satisfying the Air Force"s need for core-shell nanoparticle based energetic materials, the core-shell nanoparticles also have several applications in biomedical, optics, and electronics. Core-shell nanoparticles can be used for in-vitro and deep tissue… more

High-Power, 3-Micron, Fiber-Based Laser System

Company: Q Peak, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … infrared absorption band for liquid water, which has a broad peak centered at 2900 nm, with an absorption coefficient of 10000 /cm. Development of lasers in the region has, in the past, been driven primarily by medical applications that rely on the absorption by tissue for the… more

Commercial Development of Advanced UV Curable Index Matching Materials

Company: TETRAMER TECHNOLOGIES, L.L.C. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: … attractive, patentable, UV curable refractive index (RI) matching materials which have a significant shelf life in the uncured state. The value proposition to the customer working with fiber optic cabling will be increased reliability in refractive index matching … more

Efficient Computational Tool for RF-Induced Bio-Thermal Response

Company: Stellar Science Ltd Co Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: … devices are found nearly everywhere today, ranging from lower-power cell phones to radar equipment to high-energy weapons systems. Accidental exposure of humans to the RF radiation emanating from these devices can cause harmful thermal effects including tissue… more

Efficient Computational Tool for RF-Induced Thermal Response

Company: ThermoAnalytics, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: The ThermoReg thermal model was developed to solve for tissue temperatures resulting from radio frequency (RF) heating using a voxel-based, heterogeneous tissue description of the human body. Although ThermoReg has been parallelized to run on high-performance computer… more

eBionicskins: An Assistive Technology Sensor Platform

Company: Psikick Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: PsiKick and Bionic Skins LLC will collaborate in this proposal to develop the eBionicskins system, an advanced instrumented prosthetic liner for monitoring the tissue interface within a prosthetic socket using a wireless sensing platform. PsiKick"s ultra-low power… more

High Efficiency Flexible Photovoltaics

Company: Applied Nanotech, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … partner with a leading thin-silicon solar cell manufacturer to develop highly flexible, dielectric backplane materials. ANI and its partner will take advantage of the flexibility of thin-silicon and work to provide support solutions that have excellent adhesion and do suffer… more

Development of Technologies that Address the Complex Architecture of the Face During the Treatment of Severe Facial Burn Injury

Company: Applied Tissue Technologies LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: …. Prompt treatment in the first hours after a burn injury is essential to prevent ischemia, hyperemia and necrosis, which progressively enlarge the wound and increase the risk of permanent scarring, contractures, disfigurement and loss of function. Applied Tissue… more

Handheld Adipose Stem Cell Processor for Point of Care Application

Company: Tissue Genesis, Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Tissue Genesis (TGI) is proposing to develop a highly portable, easy to use, low-cost, point-of-care, adipose-derived stem cell (ASC) isolation device that fully integrates the process from fat extraction to cell product. This next generation system addresses current technology… more

Humeral Head Intraosseous Training System

Company: SIMETRI Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … to a full torso. In order to make effective use of IO devices in training, the Phase I device will be constructed to satisfy the following requirements: Ability to incorrectly/correctly palpate a realistic-feeling humerus underneath the skin/muscle tissue layers … more

Long-lasting Disposable Insecticidal / Repellent Fabric Barrier for Personal or Area Protection Against Biting Arthropods

Company: Widder Brothers, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … shell. When the device is opened and installed, the treated textile is released/unrolled and the vapor shield activated by airflow. The device could be attached to the ceiling or beam of either a tent or other temporary or permanent structure with the self-adhesive strip. … more

UV IR Image Combiner

Company: Physical Optics Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: …, and imaging spectrometer systems, as well as differential absorption LIDAR for measuring volatile organic compounds, aerosols, particulate matter, and other pollutants. UVIR also has potential for fluorescent imaging of cellular structures and biological tissue, industrial… more

KeraStat(TM) Burn Gel and Halofuginone to Prevent Scar Contracture after Burn Injuries

Company: KeraNetics, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: … announcement given the prevalence of the IED which often creates complex burn wounds on the face and skin that often form hypertrophic scars that often contract over time. Burn wound healing is a complex process that includes phases of inflammation, granulation tissue… more

Novel Design of a Fast-On/Fast-Off Insulin Analog for Closed-Loop Systems

Company: MASSTECH, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION: Significant increase in the efficiency and speed of MS-based tissue imaging (IMS) performed at atmospheric conditions using high-resolution mass spectrometer will have a profound impact on method applications to the entire analytical field ofcharacterization of… more

Micro-technology Enhanced Pediatric Lens Capsulotomy Device

Company: MYNOSYS CELLULAR DEVICES, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: …, if applied to infants and young children, only have a 20% chance of success. Capsule tears hinder lens removal and affect the mechanical stability and performance of artificial lens implants. Currently, pediatric cataract surgeons mustmake do using devices with tissue… more