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  1. Metal Digital Direct Manufacturing (MDDM) for Close-Out of Combustion Chambers and Nozzle Fabrications

    SBC: Keystone Synergistic Enterprises, Inc.            Topic: T12.04

    This NASA sponsored STTR project will investigate methods for close-out of large, liquid rocket engine, nickel or stainless steel nozzle, coolant channels utilizing robotic laser and pulsed-arc additive manufacturing (AM)methods. Structural jacket to coolant channel land area interface strength will be quantified and metallurgical characterization completed. Process optimizations will be conducte ...

    STTR Phase II 2017 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  2. Wideband Autonomous Cognitive Radios for Networked Satellites Communications

    SBC: Bluecom Systems And Consulting, LLC            Topic: T5.01

    Wideband Autonomous Cognitive Radios (WACRs) are advanced radios that have the ability to sense state of the RF spectrum and the network and self-optimize its operating mode in response to this sensed state. During the just finished Phase I STTR project, Bluecom Systems was able to develop a comprehensive design for realizing such a WACR and demonstrate the proof-of-concept operation in a hardware ...

    STTR Phase II 2017 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  3. NLV Upper Stage Development and Flight Testing

    SBC: Garvey Spacecraft Corporation            Topic: T1.01

    Our Phase I results include a preliminary design for an advanced nanosat launch vehicle (NLV) upper stage that features several advanced propulsion technologies, as well as extensive empirical data from a series of pathfinding operations conducted at both the Pacific Spaceport Complex - Alaska on Kodiak Island and the Poker Flat Research Range. For Phase II, we are taking major steps, such as bui ...

    STTR Phase II 2017 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  4. Nanoengineered Hybrid Gas Sensors for Spacesuit Monitoring

    SBC: N5 Sensors, Inc.            Topic: T6.01

    Extravehicular Mobility Units (EVU) are the necessary to perform elaborate, dynamic tasks in the biologically harsh conditions of space and they have stringent requirements on physical and chemical nature of the equipment/components/processes, to ensure safety and health of the individual require proper functioning of its life-support systems. Monitoring the Portable Life Support System (PLSS) of ...

    STTR Phase II 2017 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  5. A Socket-Suspension Monitoring System for Lower Limb Amputees with Roll-on Liners

    SBC: Assist Equipment Development, Inc            Topic: N/A

    The focus of this project is to develop a low-cost, wearable, easy to use, continuous socket/suspension monitoring system (SSMS) that tracks the relative displacement between the amputees’ residual limb and their socket or pistoning through the use of magnetic sensors. To do this, the project (1) designs and constructs the SSMS and demonstrates its capability through a bench top experiment; (2) ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human Services
  6. Anxiety Coach for Children: A Tool to Increase Community and Educational Participation

    SBC: Minnesota HealthSolutions            Topic: N/A

    This project develops a mobile device and/or web-based coaching tool that provides evidence-based therapeutic strategies for children with anxiety disorders with the goal to improve independence and participation in daily activities. Anxiety disorders are among the most common childhood mental health diagnoses with lifetime prevalence rates ranging from 15% to 20%. Additionally, anxiety disorders ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human Services
  7. Retrofittable and Transparent Super-Insulator for Single-Pane Windows

    SBC: NanoSD, Inc.            Topic: DE-FOA-0001429

    NanoSD, Inc. with its partners will develop a transparent, nanostructured thermally insulating film that can be applied to existing single-pane windows to reduce heat loss. To produce the nanostructured film, the team will create hollow ceramic or polymer nanobubbles and consolidate them into a dense lattice structure using heat and compression. Because it is mostly air, the resulting nanobubble s ...

    STTR Phase II 2017 Department of Energy
  8. Dynamic IR Window Film to Improve Window Energy Efficiency

    SBC: IR Dynamics            Topic: DE-FOA-0001429

    IR Dynamics, LLC will develop a low-cost nanomaterial technology to be incorporated into flexible window films that will improve thermal insulation and solar heat gain. The team's nanomaterial will incorporate two materials. First, low-cost nanosheets will increase thermal resistance. Second, a new type of nanomaterial will allow heat, in the form of infrared radiation (IR) from the sun, to pass t ...

    SBIR Phase II 2017 Department of Energy
  9. Digital Aided Descriptions (DAD): Encouraging Learning Among Children with Visual Disabilities Through Creativity and Dialogue

    SBC: Closed Caption Latina Corp dba Dicapta            Topic: N/A

    The goal of this project is to provide children with visual disabilities accessible technology that will enhance their community living and participation in an educational setting. The main objective is to give these children access to visual images through added description, while improving their literacy skills through a collaborative process with their peers without visual disabilities. The cus ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human Services
  10. Physiologically Compatible Hemodialysis Through Advanced Dialysate Regeneration

    SBC: Chemica Technologies, Inc            Topic: N/A

    This project develops an advanced, portable hemodialysis regeneration system that significantly enhances the quality of life of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients. ESRD impairs physiological systems and functions, and is associated with disability, high morbidity and mortality. Hemodialysis is prescribed for the majority of individuals in the final stages of renal failure. Minimizing the loss ...

    SBIR Phase II 2017 Department of Health and Human Services

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