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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. Low-cost, multi-spectral treatment for exo-atmospheric ballistic targets

    SBC: Synectic Research And Analysis, Inc.            Topic: MDA04T023

    This Phase II effort demonstrates the feasibility of integrating a chemically powered or “active” infrared (IR) treatment into an inflatable device and then perform three experimental excursions with the hardware: 1) achieve a tunable IR signature by cooling the surface; 2) achieve tunable IR emissions combined with a predetermined and fixed radar cross section (RCS); and 3) achieve both varia ...

    STTR Phase II 2005 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  2. NOVEL MICROFLUIDIC BASED BIO-INSPIRED BATTERY

    SBC: CFD Research Corporation            Topic: ARMY03T22

    Our Phase II goal is to develop (model, design, fabricate and test) a miniaturized biofuel cell capable of generating energy from biomass to power the OFW sensor suite. Phase I goals were successfully met by demonstrating a prototype using glucose as fuel. In contrast to conventional technologies, this biobattery promises to be compact/lightweight, require little/no logistical support (re-supply ...

    STTR Phase II 2004 Department of DefenseArmy
  3. Adaptive Artificial Intelligence for Next-Generation Conflict Simulation

    SBC: John Tiller Software, Inc            Topic: AF03T022

    This proposal is for the design and development of a challenging, adaptable, and extendible AI system for use in state-of-the-art computer-based wargames. The development will result in a 3rd generation computer wargame based on modern air power conflict and the ability to apply the technology developed for this project in other wargames ranging from tactical ground-based warfare to naval conflic ...

    STTR Phase II 2004 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. Ruminant B-Lymphocyte Yellow Fluorescent Protein Aggregation Bioassay for Elk Chronic Wasting Disease

    SBC: Nomadics, Inc.            Topic: A04T027

    The goal of the proposed research is to develop a cell culture model for elk chronic wasting disease (CWD) prion propagation that can be used as a bioassay for detecting CWD. Our goal will be accomplished by bioengineering a bovine B-lymphocyte cell (B-cell) line to surface express elk PrPc fused to yellow fluorescent protein (YFP). Interaction of these B-cells with infectious, mis-folded, proteas ...

    STTR Phase I 2004 Department of DefenseArmy
  5. Multiplexed Immunological Assay on Micro-ring Resonators for Detection of Brain Injury-Specific Biomarkers

    SBC: Nomadics, Inc.            Topic: OSD05T003

    The goal of the proposed research is to develop a highly sensitive, high-throughput, and miniaturized assay system for rapid detection of brain injury-specific biomarkers in serum. The assay will be integrated into a portable detector so results can be immediately communicated to the health-care provider for assessment and appropriate treatment of patient injury. This technology will be particul ...

    STTR Phase I 2005 Department of DefenseArmy
  6. Development of a Portable Breath Analysis System Based on a Novel Electronic Nose Microsensor

    SBC: Streamline Automation, LLC            Topic: AF04T017

    Significant recent research has shown that breath biomarkers are excellent indicators of oxidative stress caused by conditions ranging from radiation exposure to COPD. Current techniques for collection, concentration, and analysis of exhaled breath do not support real-time analysis, or require complex and bulky equipment. Streamline Automation, LLC will develop a portable Breath BioDetector in p ...

    STTR Phase I 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. Computational Design Tool for the Synthesis and Optimization of Gel Formulations (SOGeF)

    SBC: CFD Research Corporation            Topic: A05T003

    Gel propulsion systems combine the best characteristics of solid and liquid propellants. The gel system stores like solid propellant, but flows like a liquid when pressurized, enabling throttle and restart capability similar to liquid propellants. An enabling technology for the further advancement of gelled propulsion is the development of tools to render the development of propellant formulation ...

    STTR Phase I 2005 Department of DefenseArmy
  8. Low-cost, multi-spectral frequency augmenter for exo-atmospheric ballistic missile targets

    SBC: Synectic Research And Analysis, Inc.            Topic: MDA04T023

    A specialty coating, adaptable to existing and future modular MDA target systems and survivable in exo-atmospheric environments, may be achieved by combining contemporary indium tin oxide (ITO) appliqués onto a surface capable of achieving luminescence and hue levels found in adjacent backgrounds. This active coating will exploit known vulnerabilities found in interceptor infrared and visual scan ...

    STTR Phase I 2004 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  9. Matched and Ultra-Low CTE Optical Materials

    SBC: GATR Technologies, Inc.            Topic: MDA05T021

    A new material and processing technology is proposed that will dramatically reduce the cost of manufacturing lightweight mirrors for optical test applications. Such precision mirrors are also required for surveillance, directed energy, and DoD-sponsored space programs. There is a significant amount of research devoted to developing materials and processes for space-born mirrors and ground test use ...

    STTR Phase I 2005 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  10. Image/Model Based System for Optimized Helmet Design

    SBC: CFD Research Corporation            Topic: A05T030

    Military helmets are designed based on costly and time consuming laboratory ballistic tests, firing range, and forensic data. Until now advanced medical imaging and computational modeling tools have not been adequately utilized in the design and optimization of military helmets. The overall objective of this project is to develop 3D medical imaging techniques for the brain ballistic injury model a ...

    STTR Phase I 2005 Department of DefenseArmy
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