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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. A Device to Quantify Sweat of Single Sweat Glands to Diagnose Neuropathy

    SBC: Neuro Devices, Inc.            Topic: 107

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant We devised a new generation highly sensitivity method to diagnosis peripheral neuropathy early when the probability for reversal is greatest Cancer chemotherapy and diabetes are the most common causes of neuropathy in the USA Both cause decreased sweating abnormal circulation peripheral numbness pain and weakness If diagnosed early both are potentially ...

    STTR Phase II 2013 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. Extracting Valid Inferences from Data, Evidence, and Novel Tests (EVIDENT)

    SBC: Charles River Analytics, Inc.            Topic: AF12BT01

    ABSTRACT: A recent study by the National Research Council found that sophisticated statistical techniques are finding their way into DoD operational test design, but that current DoD practices are still substantially behind the state of the art. The study concluded this has resulted in inefficient test designs, wasted resources, and less effective acquisition decision making. US Air Force test an ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of DefenseAir Force
  3. Biologically Inspired Plasmonic Integrated Multi-Color Sensors (BI-PIMS)

    SBC: AGILTRON, INC.            Topic: AF12BT03

    ABSTRACT: In this program, Agiltron, Inc. and Harvard University will develop a biologically-inspired integrated sensor that can detect the UV, visible (VIS), near infrared (NIR), and mid-wave infrared (MWIR) bands. This sensor will be integrated with plasmonic filters to provide additional information from the radiation field that may not be available to common image sensors. The advanced integr ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. Game-Theoretic Space Situational Analysis Toolbox (GaTSSAT)

    SBC: Scientific Systems Company Inc.            Topic: AF12BT09

    ABSTRACT: By considering multiple space-based teams of cooperative and/or uncooperative players with varying orbital geometries and defense/offense capabilities such as sporadic observations, jamming confrontations, and sparse communications, the main challenges in derivation of effective decisions for autonomous space systems are: (a) development of effective game models and game training algori ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. Development of an Innovative System for Cryodeposit Mitigation and Redmediation

    SBC: Physical Sciences Inc.            Topic: AF12BT10

    ABSTRACT: Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI) and the University of Tennessee Space Institute (UTSI) propose to develop an innovative system to measure and control the cryodeposit layer thickness that develops on cold surfaces in cryogenic radiometric calibration chambers. The system includes: 1) an in-situ, interferometric-based instrument to monitor the cryodeposit layer thickness, 2) a mitigation sy ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. New learning technologies for exploitation of layered sensor data

    SBC: Longshortway Inc.            Topic: AF12BT14

    ABSTRACT: LongShortWay, Boston University, and Applied Communication Sciences propose developing machine learning technologies that utilize combination of low and high resolution sensors for wide area situational awareness BENEFIT: high confidence detection of activities in a larger area of interest

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. Optical Remote Detection of Low Level Earth Surface Vibrations

    SBC: Spectral Sciences, Inc.            Topic: AF12BT02

    ABSTRACT: Remote optical detection of ground vibrations could potentially enable discovery of subterranean and camouflaged activity. The basic challenges are to acquire a detailed physical understanding of the detected signal and develop a system at reasonable cost with sensitivity to extremely small fractional light modulations. Under this effort Spectral Sciences, Inc., in collaboration with ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. SWIR Image Sensor Based on SiGe Nanomembranes

    SBC: AGILTRON, INC.            Topic: AF10BT14

    ABSTRACT: Agiltron and the University of WisconsinMadison will develop the first SWIR Image Sensor with a flexible FPA. The sensor is based on the integration of single-crystal Si and Ge nanomembranes, which has the potential to achieve defect-free Ge-based photodiodes for SWIR imaging while eliminating the need for an epitaxial step. In Phase I, we have successfully demonstrated Ge-based PIN pho ...

    STTR Phase II 2013 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. Self-Reconfigurable Memristor-Based Computing Architecture: Design, Fabrication, and Characterization

    SBC: Bio Inspired Technologies, LLC            Topic: AF10BT31

    ABSTRACT: The chalcogenide based ion-conducting memristor has been shown to be an effective element as the core of a simple neuromorphic computing circuit. The response of the computing circuit is the result of weighted external stimuli, the current state of the device, and the history of exposure by the device to the stimuli. A highly specialized version of the device, as developed by the Advanc ...

    STTR Phase II 2013 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. Semi-Supervised Algorithms against Malware Evolution (SESAME)

    SBC: Charles River Analytics, Inc.            Topic: AF11BT21

    ABSTRACT: Recent years have seen an explosion in the number and sophistication of malware attacks. The sheer volume of novel malware has made purely manual signature development impractical and has led to research on applying machine learning and data mining to automatically infer malware signatures in the wild. Unfortunately, researchers have recently found ways to game the machine learning algo ...

    STTR Phase II 2013 Department of DefenseAir Force

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