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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. SBIR Phase II: Video Mining for Customer Behavior in Retail Enterprises

    SBC: VideoMining Corporation            Topic: IT

    This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project aims at developing video mining techniques for automatically generating statistics about in-store shopping behavior to help retail enterprises. These statistics can provide valuable insights for supporting critical decisions in store layout design, merchandising, marketing, and customer service. Further, since it is automated, video m ...

    SBIR Phase II 2006 National Science Foundation
  2. STTR Phase I: Low-Cost Magnetic Nanoparticles for Two-Phase Microfluidics

    SBC: Advanced Materials and Devices            Topic: CT

    This Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase I project will demonstrate the feasibility of a two-phase controllable flow in microchannels. The fluid consists of a carrier fluid, nano-magnetic particles, and additives. The proposed work will also produce low-cost, nano-magnetic particles using a novel scaled-up synthesis process. The objectives of the proposed research are to design a large ...

    STTR Phase I 2006 National Science Foundation
  3. SBIR Phase I: A Wireless Sensor for Instantaneous Food Quality Evaluation

    SBC: KMG2 Sensors            Topic: BT

    This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project focuses on the development of a wireless, disposable sensor that can instantaneously evaluate the quality of packaged food such as milk, meat, etc. The sensor, consisting of a planar inductor-capacitor resonance circuit printed on a thin flexible substrate such as plastic or paper, will be attached to the food package with the capacitor facin ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 National Science Foundation
  4. SBIR Phase I: A Low-Cost, Versatile Hemostasis Analyzer

    SBC: KMG2 Sensors            Topic: BT

    This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project focuses on the development of a low cost, versatile diagnostic system capable of simultaneously performing a thromboelastograph (TEG) analysis and measuring the erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) for the detection of hemophilia, von Willebrand disease, polymyalgia rheumatica, temporal arteritis, various types of cancer, and anemia. The prop ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 National Science Foundation
  5. SBIR Phase II: An Engineered Diffusion Barrier for Preparation of Pd Membranes on Tubular Porous Stainless Steel Substrate

    SBC: Media and Process Technology Inc.            Topic: CT

    This Small Business Innovation Research Phase II project focuses on the development of an innovative diffusion barrier for the preparation of Pd thin film on tubular porous stainless steel substrate. A thin Pd film supported on tubular porous SS substrate provides a commercially viable avenue for the use of palladium membranes for hydrogen production/recovery, particularly for large-scale applicat ...

    SBIR Phase II 2006 National Science Foundation
  6. SBIR Phase II: Modular Oxygen Enrichment Device to Improve Combustion Efficiency

    SBC: SDGroup            Topic: AM

    This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project will develop an innovative modular oxygen enrichment system. It is accepted that the reduction of cycle time can lead to a concurrent decrease in the mass of a sorptive separation system. However, ultra-rapid-cycle systems invariably create mechanical and physical challenges. Specifically, limiting factors are the operational lifetime ...

    SBIR Phase II 2006 National Science Foundation
  7. SBIR Phase I: Instruments for Dynamic Characterization of Ultra-Rapid Cycle Adsorbents

    SBC: SDGroup            Topic: CT

    This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project investigates the feasibility of modifying three laboratory instruments for the dynamic analysis of ultra-rapid cycle (URC) sorptive processes. Current approaches have functional and/or software characteristics that limit their performance in dynamic examinations of supra-millisecond duration URC periods. This project will address these limita ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 National Science Foundation
  8. STTR Phase I: Multi-Dimensional Hydrodynamic Stability Analysis Tool for Solid Rocket Motors

    SBC: Software And Engineering Associates, Inc.            Topic: CT

    This Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase I project is to determine the feasibility of developing a hydrodynamic combustion stability analysis design tool for rockets, gas turbines, and large engines. As combustors are run at leaner mixture ratios to avoid NOx pollutant issues, vortex liquid rocket engines are designed with swirling flows to cool engines, and solid rocket motors are bui ...

    STTR Phase I 2006 National Science Foundation
  9. SBIR Phase II: Advancing an Interactive Learning Platform by Integrating Multiplayer Game Technology

    SBC: SYANDUS INC            Topic: IT

    This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)Phase II project advances Syandus's interactive learning platform by integrating multiplayer game technology. Syandus's current interactive delivery platform allows pharmaceutical firms and content experts to communicate complex concepts to physicians and patients through interactive presentations, discussion groups or self-directed learning. The addit ...

    SBIR Phase II 2006 National Science Foundation
  10. STTR Phase I: Multi-Wall Carbon Nanotubes Inclusion for Thermal Conductivity Enhancement of Microencapsulated Phase Change Material Slurry

    SBC: THIES TECHNOLOGY INC            Topic: CT

    This Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase I project investigates the commercial and technical feasibility of a new microencapsulation process capable of incorporating multiwall carbon nanotubes (MWCNT) into microcapsules containing a phase change material (PCM). The main objective is to take advantage of MWCNT exceptional thermal properties to enhance the thermal performance microenca ...

    STTR Phase I 2006 National Science Foundation
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