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August 07
Although Makai first made a name for itself as the premier installer of undersea telecommunications cables with its world-renowned MakaiLay products, the Hawaii-based company has been instrumental in... Read More
Success Stories Department of Defense
August 07
A new microchip cooling technology that paves the way for higher-performance electronics on spacecraft is spurring growth at a Missouri-based small business.
Success Stories Air Force
August 03
Using corn and plant waste, Gevo Inc. creates isobutanol, a four-carbon, naturally occurring alcohol that can be converted into hydrocarbon feedstocks and has the potential to replace dangerous fossil... Read More
Success Stories National Science Foundation
August 02
The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) is the largest integrated health care system in the United States, providing care at 1,233 health care facilities across the country. Vecna’s SBIR-derived pati... Read More
Success Stories Department of Health and Human Services
August 02
Although L.C. Doane has long been the primary source of MILSPEC compliant lighting for the U.S. Navy, new and improved solid state lighting (SSL) for general illumination is a recently new avenue in w... Read More
Success Stories Department of Defense
July 25
Water is the most easily visible substance in the human body under ultrasound. Mr. Fred Ahari and Dr. John Fisher, Founders of Biopsy Sciences, knew that if they could make a marker out of hydrogel to... Read More
Success Stories Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
July 21
The Air Force will be able to use an emerging class of lower-cost satellites for more missions because of a better power source developed in partnership with a Colorado-based company.
Success Stories Air Force
July 20
Alkylate is a high-octane component of gasoline we use in our cars every day. However, the process to manufacture alkylate is problematic because toxic liquid acids are used as catalysts. At a product... Read More
Success Stories Department of Energy
July 18
When the U.S. Navy sought a new type of high strength steel for Helicopter gears, QuesTek Innovations utilized the SBIR program to not only meet this need, but deliver a brand new material that is rea... Read More
Success Stories Department of Defense
July 18
Until now, any large structures found in space needed to be manufactured on Earth first. Things like space stations, imaging arrays and kilometer-scale communications tools were sent into space with l... Read More
Success Stories National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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