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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. 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
  2. Ground-Based Autonomous Robotic Inspection of General Aviation for Radiological Threats

    SBC: NuHorizon Technologies, LLC            Topic: HSB0181009

    The goal of this project is to develop a ground robotic system that performs automated radiological screening of general aviation aircraft.The robotic system will integrate a commercial off-the-shelf mobile platform, a manipulator arm, and radiation detectors with 3D vision sensors and path planning software to produce a highly-automated, robust solution for initial and secondary aircraft screenin ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of Homeland Security
  3. Wearable Smart Chemical Sensors

    SBC: TDA Research, Inc.            Topic: HSB0171006

    Toxic Industrial Chemicals (TICs) are chemical substances that produce toxic effects if given in sufficient quantities and/or exposed for long durations. TICs are a great concern for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) since it would be easier for terrorists to obtain and use than CAs. There are many commercially available handheld and personal gas monitors to monitor TICs. However, the ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of Homeland Security
  4. Wide-Area Flood Alert Sensor Network

    SBC: EVIGIA SYSTEMS INC            Topic: HSB0161005

    The proposed SBIR Phase II project continues the development of a highly-reliable, modular, and cost-effective wide-area flood sensor network system. The senor nodes operate on IEEE802.15.4 wireless physical layer, and an enhanced energy-efficient 6LoWPAN (IPv6 over Low power Wireless Personal Area Networks) open-standard mesh protocol. The sensor network operates for over 10 years in the field mo ...

    SBIR Phase II 2017 Department of Homeland Security
  5. Wide-Area Flood Alert Sensor Network

    SBC: EVIGIA SYSTEMS INC            Topic: HSB0161005

    The proposed SBIR Phase I effort initiates the development of a highly-reliable, modular, and cost-effective wide-area flood sensor network system. Evigia leverages the EVX-1000 family of wireless mesh networked sensor system developed for remote rugged arctic oil-spill recovery operation to develop the proposed flood alert IoT system. The senor nodes operate on IEEE802.15.4 wireless physical laye ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of Homeland Security
  6. Development of Blast Event Simulation

    SBC: MICHIGAN ENGINEERING SERVICES LLC            Topic: 16OATS002

    Similar to Army ground vehicle applications, there is a strong interest in being able to conduct vulnerability assessment for buildings and other infrastructure due to explosive threats. Buildings and facilities can be subjected to blast pressure loads and fragments from a threat positioned either outside the building or in its interior. The new developments will provide a simulation capability ...

    SBIR Phase II 2016 Department of Homeland Security
  7. Mobile High-Intensity X-Ray Source Based on a 10 MeV Superconducting Electron Linac

    SBC: Niowave, Inc.            Topic: HSB0141007

    In the post 9/11 security environment, rapid cargo inspection that does not impede the flow of commerce has become a high priority. Cargo scanning using either radiographic imaging or active interrogation for Special Nuclear Material (SNM) requires high energy and high intensity x-rays. High intensity x-ray sources are especially important for active interrogation techniques such as prompt neut ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of Homeland Security
  8. Tamper-proof Electronic Bolt-Seal

    SBC: EVIGIA SYSTEMS INC            Topic: HSB0151002

    The proposed SBIR Phase I effort initiates the development of a low-cost tamper-proof electronic bolt seal that is easy to install, and provides electronic recording and reporting without increasing the inspection time at the customs and security checkpoints. The proposed e-seal addresses the present gap in seal protecting ALL the air and maritime containers and conveyances to extend protection b ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of Homeland Security
  9. 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
  10. 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

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