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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. A Novel, Low Power, High Throughput, High Efficiency, Scalable Electrostatic Bioaerosol Sampler

    SBC: CFD Research Corporation            Topic: HSB041003

    Current bioaerosol monitoring strategies rely on inertia-based sampling and suffer from high power consumption and low efficiency limitations. In contrast, our overall objective is to design and demonstrate a novel electrostatic sampler that provides dramatic improvements including low power requirement (90% for 1-10mm), high viability (>80%), scalability for varying threat scenarios, low noise, a ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Department of Homeland Security
  2. Aerosol Concentrator Employing Micro-Machined Aerodynamic Lenses

    SBC: ENERTECHNIX, INC.            Topic: N/A

    The proposed project will develop a novel aerosol concentrator based on aerodynamic lens technology capable of achieving very high concentration factors in a compact device. This device will be fabricated in silicon using micro-fabrication methods resulting in low cost, compact size, high reliability, high throughput, and extremely high precision and repeatability. In this project we will develop ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Department of Homeland Security
  3. Low Cost Electrostatic Cyclone for Aerosol Collection and Concentration

    SBC: INNOVATEK, INC.            Topic: N/A

    InnovaTek proposes to develop an advanced, low cost aerosol collector/concentrator that utilizes electrostatic precipitation and cyclonic impingement with a virtual impactor pre-concentrator that will have >90% collection efficiency while operating at 1000 LPM using less than 50 watts of power. Technology will be designed on the basis of first principles and computational fluid dynamics modeling. ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Department of Homeland Security
  4. Advanced Bioaerosol Samplers for Surveillance and Personal Monitoring

    SBC: MesoSystems Technology, Inc.            Topic: HSB041003

    Many integrated biodetection systems require an aqueous sample, with the notable exception being those based on mass spectrometry which frequently uses a dry sample (MALDI or pyrolysis). The two proposed air sampling technologies to be developed are amenable to dry or nearly dry sample collection, but yet both can deliver a final sample in an aqueous format autonomously. Furthermore, both offer si ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Department of Homeland Security
  5. Marine Asset Security Monitoring and Tracking System

    SBC: Navigational Sciences, Inc.            Topic: HSB041005

    The worldwide ocean going freight transportation infrastructure, known as the Marine Transportation System (¿MTS¿) is the cornerstone of the global economic well-being. Approximately ninety percent of all cargo moves via the MTS. However, one need only look to the open movement of containerized cargo to find simple, effective, and efficient means of large-scale economic damage. The result is a c ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Department of Homeland Security
  6. CMOS FET and AlGaN MODFET Receptor Scaffold for Molecular Recognition and Direct Detection

    SBC: Peterson Ridge LLC            Topic: N/A

    This project is designed to test a novel receptor scaffold/sensor combination for the selective and direct measurement of antigens and to compare direct electric detection of antigens against the corresponding antibody based ELISA method. The scaffold concept combines a robust nucleic acid receptor (aptamer) coupled to a low cost CMOS FET and AlGaN MODFET transducer. Aptamers are short nucleic aci ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Department of Homeland Security
  7. Marine Asset Tag Using Near Field Electromagnetic Ranging

    SBC: Q-Track Corporation            Topic: N/A

    We propose a Marine Asset Tag Tracking System (MATTS) using a breakthrough wireless tracking technology called near field electromagnetic ranging (NFER¿). The primary objective of Phase I is to validate that NFER¿ technology is the best RF solution for tracking containers on ships and in ports. Phase I will also (1) develop an overall architecture for the MATTS; (2) design the container tag; ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Department of Homeland Security
  8. High Efficiency, Dual-Mode Air Sampler

    SBC: Research International, Inc            Topic: HSB041003

    A compact, low power and low cost air sampler is proposed that utilizes a novel topology and two-stage design to concentrate respirable particulates. The proposed hardware and collection strategy minimizes problems associated with freezing conditions and provides a high air-to-liquid concentration ratio.

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Department of Homeland Security
  9. A novel method to produce very low cost Class B Basic AIS transponders

    SBC: Shine Micro, Inc.            Topic: HSB041006

    A novel method is presented to produce very low cost Basic B AIS transponders. The result will be a very small, minimal cost product with a maximum of functionsality that can be easily installed in a few minutes. Because of its very low power consumption, it is also suitable for handheld, portable and solar powered use.

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Department of Homeland Security
  10. Phage Derived Receptor Scaffold

    SBC: WELD STAR TECHNOLOGY, INC.            Topic: N/A

    The risk of biological terrorism is significant because of the high potency, widespread availability, and ease of dissemination of some biological threat agents. The earliest recognition of a bioterrorist attack may be indicated only by the clinical manifestation of the intended disease which, in some cases, can take days to weeks to present itself. Furthermore, laboratory confirmation of the diag ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Department of Homeland Security
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