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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 April, 2020.

  1. Cell Culture Approaches to Generating Brown Adipose Tissue for Autologous Transplantation

    SBC: ENERGESIS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.            Topic: A11aT034

    Obesity and its associated metabolic complications including diabetes are becoming increasingly prevalent in the general population as well as in military personnel. Brown adipose tissue (BAT) is a major site of energy expenditure through thermogenesis, which is mediated by the mitochondrial uncoupling protein-1 (UCP1). Studies in animals over the last 30 years as well as recent data in humans str ...

    STTR Phase I 2011 Department of DefenseArmy
  2. Selective Oxidation of Heterocyclic Amines

    SBC: Infoscitex Corporation            Topic: AF10BT25

    ABSTRACT: The ability to oxidize organic functional groups in a selective manner is of major importance in preparing compounds of interest to the Air Force and DoD. This is particularly critical in the preparation of high energy density compounds and fuels. Heterocyclic ring systems that contain both nitro and amino groups have been found to be an important class of compounds that are useful in ...

    STTR Phase I 2011 Department of DefenseAir Force
  3. Long-Endurance Runwayless Composite Aircraft (Orca) UAS

    SBC: NUCLEUS SCIENTIFIC INC            Topic: AF112006

    ABSTRACT: A persistent presence above the battlefield provides for distinct advantages in areas of operation. Aerial platforms can suspend surveillance, SIGINT and C3 payloads aloft for the use of operators and observers. These resources have proven extremely effective when deployed in the field by personnel near the operating area. Such is the case when operating UAVs from forward positions. The ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. Improved Reliability and Multi-modal Capability of NDI for Cracks and Corrosion(1001-494)

    SBC: Triton Systems, Inc.            Topic: AF083241

    ABSTRACT: Triton Systems Inc (TSI), in partnership with a military and commercial airframe OEM and inspection device and service providers, proposes to integrate proven automated scanning technology with multi-modal non-destructive inspection (NDI) techniques to enable the more efficient and reliable inspection of airframe structures. The proposed TSI solution will utilize a systems engineering ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. High-capacity and Cost-effective Manufacture of Chloroperoxidase

    SBC: IMPACT Technology Development            Topic: A11aT014

    Bioengineering offers an efficient and robust route for the production of enzymatic catalysts such as chloroperoxidase (CPO). The CPO from Caldariomyces fumago can catalyze non-specific halogenation of electrophilic organic molecules, epoxidation and hydroxylation of olefins and organic sulfides, and generation of free chlorine from chloride ion. The objectives are to: A. Develop a Caldari ...

    STTR Phase I 2011 Department of DefenseArmy
  6. Electrochemical Generation of Hydrogen from Methanol

    SBC: Giner, Inc.            Topic: A11aT012

    The US Army has identified limitations of the DMFC (poor efficiency) and RMFC (complex system, high temperature process) approaches, and is soliciting innovation that will enable high efficiency hydrogen generation from methanol in a simple approach that has minimal thermal signature. It is the objective of this project to address these needs through the development of a novel hybrid electrochemic ...

    STTR Phase I 2011 Department of DefenseArmy
  7. Automated Liquid Shim Application

    SBC: Variation Reduction Solutions Inc            Topic: AF112120

    ABSTRACT: Our team will develop a method for applying exact controlled amounts of highly viscous Liquid Shim material within established Production process specifications for aircraft structure through an automated direct mixing/dispensing application tool. Currently, liquid shim is applied using pneumatic Semco guns which are loaded with cartridges of premixed Hysol EA 9377. Once mixed, these ma ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. Quantitative Analysis of ALON and Spinel Dome Blanks

    SBC: SURMET, CORP.            Topic: A11078

    Multimode seekers are receiving significant attention as a way to provide more capability in the same package. In some cases, both optical and millimeter wave seekers are being combined in a way that requires a common aperture. The requirements for such a system place a tremendous burden on the design and production of the dome. The optical requirements on such domes drive the associated tolerance ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of DefenseArmy
  9. Precision Microvalve for Green Propellants

    SBC: Busek Co., Inc.            Topic: AF083116

    ABSTRACT: Busek proposes to develop a flight-prototype piezo microvalve useful for micro chemical thrusters that require precisely metered flow rates. Deriving from a flight-qualified Busek microvalve and a successful proof-of-concept Phase I laboratory prototype, this proposed valve will be small, lightweight, and ready for flight qualification. It can linearly actuate thrust up to the 100 mN d ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. Rapid Ethnographic Assessment and Data management Integration Toolkit (READ-IT)

    SBC: Charles River Analytics, Inc.            Topic: A11aT011

    Obtaining support from the local population is crucial for successful counterinsurgency (COIN) operations. US forces often fail to adequately understand the ethnographic characteristics of foreign populationswarfighters need access to ethnographic methods which help them to rapidly capture and interpret cultural, social, and economic data. A warfighter in high-risk areas needs easy-to-use tools th ...

    STTR Phase I 2011 Department of DefenseArmy

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