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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. Models to Address Diplomatic, Information, Military, Economic (DIME) Factors for the Propagation/Evolution of Ideas Through Defined Populations

    SBC: Veloxiti, Inc.            Topic: A06094

    We propose to evaluate and recommend a set of candidate models of the flow and evolution of population beliefs and intentions as the starting point for developing a deployable DIME Effects Model (DEM) for tactical commanders. DIME (Diplomatic, Information, Military and Economic) seeks to avoid counter-productive and conflicting activities during tactical operations by considering these factors in ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of DefenseArmy
  2. A Hierarchical Fault Tolerant Control System for UGVs Experiencing Mobility Failures

    SBC: GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY CONNECTION, INC.            Topic: A06203

    Global Technology Connection, Inc. in collaboration with University of Michigan-Dearborn (Vetronics Institute) and our industrial partner Lockheed Martin MFC proposes to develop a hierarchical fault tolerant three tier architecture for UGVs. Mobility parameters are continually updated at different levels including mobility goals, UGV trajectories, and UGV system model. At the top level of the a ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of DefenseArmy
  3. Type II Superlattices for LWIR Detectors and Focal Plane Arrays

    SBC: MP Technologies, LLC            Topic: A06122

    Long wavelength infrared (LWIR) detectors are highly needed for night vision and threat warning applications. The InAs/GaSb Type II heterostructure system offers unique design flexibility for new innovative detectors. Type strained layer superlattice (SLS) detectors have been demonstrated with cutoff wavelengths ranging from 3 to 32 microns. This technology has shown performance comparable to HgCd ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of DefenseArmy
  4. Simulation Tools for Strain Engineering, Manufacturing and Design of Novel Optical and Electronic Superlattice Materials and Surfaces

    SBC: EPIR TECHNOLOGIES INC            Topic: A06075

    The overall objective of this Phase I proposal is to create a model based on molecular dynamics (MD) that can predict the specific Quantum Dot Superlattice (QDSL) heteroepitaxial structures that will grow, given various factors such as growth temperature, flux rate, and spacer thickness. AlGaN/GaN heterostructures have attracted a great deal of theoretical and experimental interest because of thei ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of DefenseArmy
  5. Precision Pulse Positioning System Applied to Low-Cost Position and Orientation


    Propagation Research Associates, Inc., (PRA) proposes to enhance the Precision Pulse Positioning System (3PS) that was developed on previous SBIR contracts to produce a solution for position and orientation of battlefield platforms. The Precision Pulse Positioning System (3PS) technology will provide precise near-instantaneous position estimates of a platform and the PRA Polarimeter technology wi ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of DefenseArmy
  6. Wall Interrogator

    SBC: RADAR FLASHLIGHT, LLC            Topic: A06185

    RADAR Flashlight, LLC. (RFLLC), a Georgia Limited Liability Corporation, proposes to undertake a 6 month SBIR Phase I study that will lead to the development of a radar sensor capable of meeting the Army performance goals enumerated in A06-185. If RFLLC wins the Phase I SBIR research program, RFLLC will undertake research to demonstrate proof-of-principle for each of the required technologies tha ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of DefenseArmy
  7. Colorimetric Sensors for Chemical and Biological Warfare Agents

    SBC: NANOSPHERE, INC.            Topic: A06T024

    1. Abstract. The Mirkin group at Nortwestern University has developed methods for exquisitely sensitive analyte detection that rely upon forming hybridized arrays of nucleic acid-derivatized gold nanoparticles. These methods lend themselves immediately to colorimetric detection and dipstick-style applications. The hybridized nanoparticles are (quite literally) ‘blue,’ the separated nanopar ...

    STTR Phase I 2006 Department of DefenseArmy
  8. Colorimetric Sensors for Chemical and Biological Warfare Agents

    SBC: ANDALYZE, INC.            Topic: A06T024

    We aim to construct litmus paper-like colorimetric sensors for detection and quantification of chemical and biological agents in water by performing combinatorial selection of DNA aptamers for cyanobacteria toxins such as microcystins and saxitoxins. Aptamers are single stranded DNA that can bind target molecules with high affinity and specificity. Such DNA aptamers are biocompatible, biodegradabl ...

    STTR Phase I 2006 Department of DefenseArmy
  9. Rapid Detection Nano-Sensors for Biological Warfare Agents in Buildings and HVAC Systems

    SBC: EPIR TECHNOLOGIES INC            Topic: A06T026

    Currently there is no real-time technology to detect airborne biological warfare agents (BWAs). Conventional technologies require 30 minutes to 1 hour. We propose to design, fabricate and test user-friendly, low-logistical-load biosensors capable of the real-time (~ 30 s. or less) detection and identification of airborne BWAs with high sensitivity and specificity for all classes of bioagents – ...

    STTR Phase I 2006 Department of DefenseArmy
  10. Neurotoxicity Associated with Mefloquine, an Anti-Malarial Drug

    SBC: HORIZON MOLECULAR MEDICINE, LLC            Topic: A06T034

    The objective of this proposal is to demonstrate that mitochondrial oxidative phosphorylation (OXPHOS) impairment is critical to development of mefloquine neurotoxicity and to develop a test that can screen for susceptibility to mefloquine neurotoxicity. The interaction between mefloquine and the endoplasmic reticulum (ER) induces a cascade of events leading to OXPHOS dysfunction. Mefloquine disr ...

    STTR Phase I 2006 Department of DefenseArmy
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