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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY19 is not expected to be complete until April, 2020.

  1. Mobile Network Resiliency Research and Development

    SBC: AKAMAI PHYSICS, INC.            Topic: 18OATS002

    There is a requirement to reduce the vulnerability of commercial voice and data networks. These vulnerabilities include cyber-attacks such as SS7, or that which would occur after an EMP event. The cellular network is also vulnerable to external monitoring and tracking. This effort will design, develop, and implement a resilient 4G LTE / First Net cellular capability. To accomplish this, the effort ...

    SBIR Phase II 2018 Department of Homeland Security
  2. Rogue Base Station Situational Awareness Reseach and Development

    SBC: AKAMAI PHYSICS, INC.            Topic: 18OATS003

    There is a critical need to detect rogue cellular tower base stations (fake cell towers).Rogue towers are a growing threat to the national cellular phone infrastructure.Initial exploratory tests using 2G and 3G GSM detectors discovered illegal cellular activity in the National Capital Region.Our effort will use both fixed and mobile methodologies to geo-locate rouge cell towers.This process to be ...

    SBIR Phase II 2018 Department of Homeland Security
  3. Miniature and Reliale Chemical Sensors for Cell Phones

    SBC: SYNKERA TECHNOLOGIES INC            Topic: HSB081002

    In the event of a terrorist attack, the ability to measure the extent and location of the attack and rapidly notify first responders will be critical to saving lives. If the widespread use of cell phones could be harnessed with an ability to detect chemical threats and immediately notify authorities of the scope and location of the attack, public safety would be significantly enhanced. Synkera pro ...

    SBIR Phase II 2009 Department of Homeland Security
  4. Miniature and Reliable Chemical Sensors for Cell Phones

    SBC: SYNKERA TECHNOLOGIES INC            Topic: HSB081002

    In the event of a terrorist attack, the ability to measure the extent and location of the attack and rapidly notify first responders will be critical to saving lives. If the widespread use of cell phones could be harnessed with an ability to detect chemical threats and immediately notify authorities of the scope and location of the attack, public safety would be significantly enhanced. Synkera p ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 Department of Homeland Security
  5. Photochemical ClO2 Decontaminant for Biological Agent Neutralization

    SBC: TDA Research, Inc.            Topic: HSB0142001

    DHS requires the ability to respond to an attack with biological agents. Specifically, it requires a decontaminant to kill anthrax spores on building exteriors and interiors, and even large outdoor areas. In this proposal we describe an innovative bio-agent decon technology that is particularly suitable for decon over wide areas; and as far as we are aware, no other technology in development can ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of Homeland Security
  6. Wearable Smart Chemical Sensors

    SBC: TDA Research, Inc.            Topic: HSB0171006

    Toxic Industrial Chemicals (TICs) are a great concern for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) since they would be easier for terrorists to obtain and use than Chemical Warfare Agents (CWAs). Hence, a wearable low cost (less than $50) multi-gas sensor is needed to alert first responders to the type and level of hazard they face. Such wearable sensors will also find use in the much bigger ...

    SBIR Phase II 2018 Department of Homeland Security
  7. Improved Firefighter Face Piece Lenses for Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus

    SBC: PolyNew, Inc            Topic: HSB0111006

    This multiphase project develops higher heat resistant materials for use in face shields of self-contained breathing apparatuses (SCBAs) and brings them to commercial markets. Key findings of the Phase I work are that polyethersulfone (PES) is a promising replacement for polycarbonate (PC) with respect to thermal and optical properties. However, PES has considerably lower mechanical impact strengt ...

    SBIR Phase II 2012 Department of Homeland Security
  8. Helmet-Mounted Thermal Sensor for First Responder Burn-Saver Device

    SBC: TDA Research, Inc.            Topic: HSB0131003

    The personal protective equipment (PPE) worn by firefighters protects them against burns and hazardous environments. This equipment works so well that they may not notice that their environment has become so hot that is no longer safe. Although current thermal sensor technologies (generally built in to Personal Alert Safety System (PASS) units) can trigger an alarm when the temperature is too hig ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of Homeland Security
  9. On-Site Generation- The Safe, Effective, and Low Cost Disinfection Strategy

    SBC: MIOX Corporation            Topic: HSB042003

    The objective of the research presented in this Phase II proposal is to extend and understand the success of the Phase I work and to conduct the work plans developed in the Phase I activities. The primary objective of this research is to develop answers that will remove barriers to implementation of on-site generation technology as a replacement for chlorine gas, and to provide scientific answers ...

    SBIR Phase II 2006 Department of Homeland Security
  10. On-Site Generation- The Safe, Effective, and Low Cost Disinfection Strategy

    SBC: MIOX Corporation            Topic: HSB042003

    The objective of the research presented in this Phase II proposal is to extend and understand the success of the Phase I work and to conduct the work plans developed in the Phase I activities. The primary objective of this research is to develop answers that will remove barriers to implementation of on-site generation technology as a replacement for chlorine gas, and to provide scientific answer ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 Department of Homeland Security

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