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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 June, 2020.

  1. Plan Learning Across Textual Observations (PLATO) Phase II

    SBC: LANGUAGE COMPUTER CORPORATION            Topic: DTRA162004

    In Phase II of PLATO, we will develop a prototype plan and goal identification system that employs a rich model of domain actions and events, extracted automatically from a massive amount of real-world domain-relevant information, to model agent-specific action costs and to process sequences of agent actions and events, extracted from text, as an agent plan in progress. The system will be able to ...

    SBIR Phase II 2018 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  2. Portable, Fieldable, Non- Helium-3 Based Neutron Multiplicity Counter

    SBC: PROPORTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC.            Topic: DTRA162007

    Neutron coincidence counters are currently based on 3H technology. A worldwide 3He shortage plus the need for significant improvements in performance necessitate the development of a new class of neutron detectors. We propose the use of boron-coated straw

    SBIR Phase II 2018 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  3. Low Voltage Radiation Hardened Optoelectronics for Optical Interconnects

    SBC: QUANTTERA LLC            Topic: DTRA152001

    The Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) recognizes the need for low-power high-bandwidth radiation-hard optical interconnects to process more data more quickly and to replace electronic data.Our companys core development in optical communications with semiconductor materials is a unique fit for DTRAs low-power consumption high-bandwidth radiation-hard intra-chip communication components for sat ...

    SBIR Phase II 2018 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  4. Low-Cost Sensing Array for Infrasound

    SBC: CREARE LLC            Topic: DTRA172001

    Infrasound and seismic measurements are used by DTRA and the DoD for nuclear test monitoring, terrorist blast forensics, battle damage assessment, and environmental monitoring. However, these long wavelength physical signals are typically recorded through single-point sensors or sparse low density arrays. As a result, the critical signals of interest are often corrupted or masked by noise or inter ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  5. Safe High-Energy Long-Life (SHELL) Solid-State Ultracapacitors

    SBC: Lynntech Inc.            Topic: DTRA172005

    In order to reduce DTRAs dependence on batteries and their associated logistics train, advanced power supplies, which are able to charge quickly and work in a wide variety of environmental conditions, and are reusable over many charge-discharge cycles without loss of performance, are greatly required. Lynntech proposes to develop safe, high energy, long-life (SHELL) solid-state ultracapacitors by ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  6. Non-saturating, high-sensitivity military pocket dosimeter

    SBC: PROPORTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC.            Topic: DTRA172007

    During this Phase I effort, Proportional Technologies, Inc. will develop non-saturating components for a military battlefield dosimeter based on ionization chamber technology, which will ultimately be combined with low-dose sensors in Phase II for a final product that is both highly sensitive, accurate, and non-saturating in the event of a nuclear blast or other high-dose scenario. The proposed hi ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  7. Semantic Analysis Technologies for the Identification of Dual Use Research of Concern (STIR)

    SBC: G&C SYSTEMS, INC.            Topic: DTRA172004

    Knowledge Based Systems, Inc. (KBSI) proposes to design and develop Semantic Analysis Technologies for the Identification of Dual Use Research of Concern (STIR). The proposed STIR will process scientific documents using semantic technologies and inference algorithms to identify potential for Dual Use Research of Concern (DURC). The focus will be on 15 high consequence pathogens and toxins and seve ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  8. A Robust, Machine Independent, Software Toolkit for Topology Aware Process Mapping on Distributed Memory HPC Architectures

    SBC: Continuum Dynamics Inc            Topic: DTRA172002

    A significant performance gap exists between the theoretical number of Floating Point Operations (FLOPS) that a HPC machine is capable of sustaining and the number of FLOPS realized by real-world HPC applications. One of the principle reasons for this gap is the parasitic work that computational processes must do to communicate with one another. It has been shown that this communication work can b ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  9. The Characterization and Mitigation of Single Event Effects in Ultra-Deep Submicron (< 90nm) Microelectronics

    SBC: Orora Design Technologies, Inc.            Topic: DTRA07005

    Orora Design Technologies proposes to develop electronic design automation (EDA) tools employing minimally invasive circuit design-based methods to mitigate single event effects (SEEs) for next generation Ultra-DSM CMOS (

    SBIR Phase II 2008 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  10. Portable Time of Flight Mass Spectrometer for Nuclear Forensics

    SBC: CREARE LLC            Topic: DTRA08004

    Analysis of nuclear material samples in the field has many advantages over laboratory analysis. Laboratory analyses can be slow, involve increased expense, lead to additional waste generation and disposal problems, and may introduce errors due to sample degradation or mishandling. In situ analysis mitigates all of these problems. The specific aim of this project is the development of a truly por ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency

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