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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. Bifunctional Regenerative Electrochemical Air Transformation for Human Environments

    SBC: Skyre, Inc.            Topic: T6

    The Bifunctional Regenerative Electrochemical Air Transformation for Human Environments (BREATHE) for life support and habitation is part of the atmosphere revitalization equipment necessary to provide and maintain a livable environment within the pressurized cabin of crewed spacecraft. nbsp;BREATHE is a low-power electrodialysis-based concept for regenerating a liquid carbon dioxide scrubbing mat ...

    STTR Phase II 2020 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  2. The Full Integration of a Portable Bacterial Concentrator with a Pathogen Detector Device

    SBC: OMNIVIS INC            Topic: 90

    This SBIR Phase II project proposes to integrate an easy to use, inexpensive, and portable bacterial concentrator with a handheld pathogen detection system to enable ultra-low cholera pathogen (Vibrio cholerae) detection. Cholera affects communities across 41 countries, including in Yemen, where in the first 5 months of 2020 has had 110,000 suspected cases. Current methods used to detect the chole ...

    SBIR Phase II 2020 Department of CommerceNational Institute of Standards and Technology
  3. A Portable Vibrio Cholerae Concentrator for Sensitive Pathogen Detection in Water

    SBC: OMNIVIS INC            Topic: None

    This SBIR Phase I project proposes to develop an easy to use, inexpensive, and portable bacterial concentrator to enable more sensitive cholera pathogen (Vibrio cholerae) detection. Cholera affects communities across 41 countries, including Mozambique in 2019 after Cyclone Idai and Yemen in 2017. Current methods used to detect the cholera pathogen in water involves a 3 to 5-day procedure due to th ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of CommerceNational Institute of Standards and Technology
  4. Planar Chemiluminescence Absorption Tomography

    SBC: En'urga Inc.            Topic: T2

    nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp; Enrsquo;Urga Inc. will evaluate the feasibility of utilizing Planar Chemiluminescence Absorption Tomography (PCAT) to characterize the combustion process at the exit plane of rotating detonation enginesnbsp;(RDEs).nbsp; The two key issues that will be addressed during the Phase I work are: (1) the feasibility of non-intrusive determination of ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  5. Integral Neutron and Gamma Shield Material

    SBC: Millennitek, LLC            Topic: Z1

    A new class of material will be synthesized and tested at the coupon level, as a potentialnbsp;integral neutron and gamma shield for the Kilopower Project and other small fission reactor technologies under development.nbsp; The new material will have a competitive mass and volume -to- shielding effectiveness and offer a superior stable form as compared to the currently best available technology co ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  6. Optimization of the Manufacturing Parameters for the Assembly of Protein-Based Retinal Implants in Microgravity

    SBC: LAMBDAVISION, INC.            Topic: H8

    LambdaVision developed a protein-based retinal implant to restore vision to the millions of people who are blinded by retinal degenerative diseases, including retinitis pigmentosa and age-related macular degeneration. Preclinical evaluation of the technology, including ex vivo extracellular recording experiments and in vivo surgical development, demonstrated that we are able to reproducibly stimul ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  7. Information Hedging from Sensing to Cognition to ensure Coherent Decision Making

    SBC: nodein            Topic: A2

    Maintaining consistent information flow between abstraction layers, from sensing to cognition, to ensure consistent decision-making is difficult. We are proposing an entirely new data structure, based on hypergraphs, to solve this problem. These hypergraph data structures will be developed in a domain specific language known as NodeLab and serve as a unified knowledge representation that can accep ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  8. Neuroevolution of Electronic Liquid State Machines

    SBC: Warrant Technologies LLC            Topic: H6

    The subtopic being addressed identifies current spacefaring computer hardware as insufficient for executing conventional artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms due to space, weight, and power constraints. Conversely, neuromorphic computing architectures have exhibited the ability to performatively execute AI programs while meeting these criteria. Presented here is one such general purpose neuromo ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  9. In-Situ Electrospray Capture of Organic Bearing Particulates from Comets and Celestial Bodies

    SBC: Connecticut Analytical Corporation            Topic: S1

    NASA has need for technologies that can enable sampling from asteroids and from depth in a comet nucleus, improved in-situ analysis of comets. It has been identified that there is also a requirement for improved dust environment measurements amp; particle analysis, small body resource identification, and/or quantification of potential small body resources (e.g., oxygen, water and other volatiles, ...

    SBIR Phase II 2019 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  10. Aerodynamically Stable DragSails for Spacecraft Deorbit

    SBC: Vestigo Aerospace LLC            Topic: Z8

    The safe disposal of spacecraft upon mission completion is necessary to preserve the utility of high-value orbits. It is forecasted that up to 2,600 nanosatellites and microsatellites will be launched into orbit over the next five years, and plans for large commercial constellations consisting of thousands of small satellites in low Earth orbit are currently in development. nbsp;NASArsquo;s Small ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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