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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY20 is not expected to be complete until September, 2021.

  1. A High-Throughput Blood Esterase Panel Assay

    SBC: AGAVE BIOSYSTEMS INC.            Topic: CBD10108

    Organophosphorus chemical warfare nerve agents (OP-CWA) are attractive to terrorist groups and rogue states as an inexpensive and accessible technology for chemical warfare. OP-CWA and organophosphate pesticides cause severe neurological symptoms and death by inhibiting the enzyme acetylcholinesterase (AChE); the resulting excess acetylcholine accumulates and overstimulates the human or animal bo ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 Department of DefenseOffice for Chemical and Biological Defense
  2. Analysis of New WWVB Modulation Schemes for Future Broadcast

    SBC: XW, LLC dba Xtendwave            Topic: N/A

    This Phase 2 project targets the completion of the development of an improved system for the broadcasting of the WWVB signal, as a direct continuation of the Phase 1 project, which successfully validated the proposed approach through a feasibility study and analyses. Objectives of this project include the design of the new modulation scheme and protocol, the development of a new time-code generato ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 Department of CommerceNational Institute of Standards and Technology
  3. Carbon Dioxide and Water Removal Technology for Closed-Circuit Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus

    SBC: Lynntech Inc.            Topic: CBD12106

    Currently, the United States Army encounters many scenarios where soldiers must enter hazardous areas, yet still maintain isolation from contaminants such as chemical and biological agents as well as hazardous material exposure. This requires that the soldiers respiratory tract be isolated to prevent exposure to these contaminants. In order to accomplish this, the soldiers wear protective suits an ...

    SBIR Phase II 2016 Department of DefenseOffice for Chemical and Biological Defense
  4. 3D Tip Characterization and Surface Reconstruction

    SBC: Nanometrology International, Inc.            Topic: 9070168TT

    Nanometrology International, Inc. (NMI) proposes to demonstrate the feasibility of 3-dimensional (3D) characterization of nanoscale objects using scanning probe microscopy (SPM) with a measurement uncertainty of less than 0.7 nm. To accomplish this task, we propose a novel method of 3D tip characterization and use of an innovative surface reconstruction algorithm recently introduced by NIST and th ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of CommerceNational Institute of Standards and Technology
  5. Fiber Pigtailed On-Chip Mid-infrared Difference Frequency Generation in Silicon

    SBC: Omega Optics, Inc.            Topic: 90102

    Omega Optics will develop a fiber-coupled platform in strained silicon-on-sapphire (SoS) for tunable difference frequency generation in midwave infrared (MIR) with tunable continuous wave sources in the near-infrared (NIR). Stress exerted by silicon nitride on underlying silicon induces second-order nonlinear susceptibility. NIR light is coupled into silicon and MWIR light is coupled out of silico ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of CommerceNational Institute of Standards and Technology
  6. High Sensitivity, Low Complexity, Multiplexed Diagnostic Devices

    SBC: Paratus Diagnostics            Topic: CBD152005

    Infectious diseases have been a constant cause of non-battlefield injury and illness for military personnel engaged in operations throughout theworld. Detection of these infectious pathogens is critical to proper patient care and management of outbreaks, yet many existing diagnostic testsfail to provide adequate sensitivity and/or simplicity for use in forward locations or in isolated areas. We pr ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseOffice for Chemical and Biological Defense
  7. High Temperature High Resolution in-situ Differential Pressure Sensor

    SBC: Innoveering, LLC            Topic: 90105

    Chemical manufacturers require high accuracy and high sensitivity pressure sensors to efficiently monitor the various manufacturing systems and processes in the chemical plant, to ensure any changes proceed in a safe and reliable manner, adhering to expected standards and practices. In addition, NIST has a need for highly accurate absolute and differential pressure measurements, especially for det ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of CommerceNational Institute of Standards and Technology
  8. Innovative concept for detection and identification of biological toxins

    SBC: Phoebus Optoelectronics LLC            Topic: CBD14101

    The objective of the proposed Phase II project is to develop a hand-held, rapid plasmonic biosensor -- a detector based upon surfaceplasmon resonances (SPR) that incorporates a new class of supercharged proteins that functionalize a low-cost, disposable plasmonicchip. Each protein is designed to bind to a pre-determined toxin with high specificity. Upon successful binding, the protein superfoldsre ...

    SBIR Phase II 2016 Department of DefenseOffice for Chemical and Biological Defense
  9. Multiplex Microsphere Assay for Botulinum Neutralizing Antibodies

    SBC: AGAVE BIOSYSTEMS INC.            Topic: CBD11109

    Currently, the accepted standard experimental model for measuring protective efficacy against botulism is the Mouse Lethality Neutralization (MLN) assay. Botulism poisoning is a life threatening condition that is not only a public health concern, but could also be a potential biological weapon. With seven serotypes of botulinum neurotoxins, there is need for an alternative to the MLN assay due t ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of DefenseOffice for Chemical and Biological Defense
  10. Narrowband Perfect Absorber using Metamaterials

    SBC: Phoebus Optoelectronics LLC            Topic: CBD11102

    We propose a metamaterial-enhanced microbolometer with strong absorption over a narrow band that is dynamically tunable over the 8-10 micron band. A single-layer photonic metamaterial consisting of a thin metal film perforated with a 2-D array of dielectric apertures will be deposited on an amorphous-Silicon layer acting as an absorber and bolometer. The metamaterial, in conjunction with planar di ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of DefenseOffice for Chemical and Biological Defense
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