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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY21 is not expected to be complete until September, 2022.
SBC: TOTAL QUALITY SYSTEMS, INC. Topic: 833
TECHNICAL ABSTRACT: The objective of this project is to research the technical feasibility of designing a software tool “Permit Wizard” that will automate the process for aquamarine permit application submittal, review, approval/disapproval and issue (including collection of fees). Aquaculture producers are currently faced with slow, complex, and often confusing permitting processes that must ...SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of CommerceNational Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
SBC: American Benchmark Machine Works Topic: 824
TECHNICAL ABSTRACT: Animal-borne electronic instruments (tags) are critical tools for monitoring the behavior and ecology of cetaceans, providing data needed for managing their populations and mitigating the threats they face. Although remote-deployment of tags onto cetaceans that cannot be captured has provided valuable data, attachment durations have been frustratingly short and variable. Our Ph ...SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of CommerceNational Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Deep Sea Vision AI: Deep Learning-Based Real-Time Marine Animal Detection for Entanglement MitigationSBC: Synthetik Applied Technologies LLC Topic: 832
TECHNICAL ABSTRACT: The objective of this project is to develop and implement a real-time detection and warning system to mitigate marine entanglement events in offshore aquaculture operations. In order to achieve this, we leverage the latest advances in computer vision, deep learning, and real-time object detection to develop a real-time marine life detection, classification and tracking pipeline ...SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of CommerceNational Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration