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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. Bio-phenols production from lignocellulosic biomass

    SBC: Washington Bio-Oils Inc.            Topic: 88

    More than 95% of phenol used today is derived from petroleum based benzene by cumene process. The proposed research stems from our previous studies showing activated carbon as catalysts can convert oxygenated compounds generated from pyrolysis into high value and high purity phenols. We believe it was the first observation that carbon catalyst can effectively catalyze lignocellulose biomass conver ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of Agriculture
  2. AlphaBear

    SBC: Spry Fox LLC            Topic: 1

    In prior research and development, the team developed AlphaBear, a mobile gaming app where students are challenged to spell words which are then used to create humorous sentences. This project will develop and test a prototype for use specifically by English Learners. The prototype will formatively assess students' vocabulary, adjust gameplay to the skill levels of individual students, and provide ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of Education
  3. Detection of Hostile Fire from the Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA)

    SBC: RADIANCE TECHNOLOGIES, INC.            Topic: AF121102

    ABSTRACT:Recent technical demonstrations in hostile fire sensing and classification have highlighted the use of costly cryogenically-cooled electro-optical sensors.While capable, these types of sensors come with a higher initial purchase price as well as high life cycle costs per platform.This activity will implement a broad area hostile fire sensing architecture that uses lower cost discrete sens ...

    SBIR Phase II 2016 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. Scaled Hypersonic Test Bed

    SBC: PeopleTec, Inc.            Topic: AF151004

    ABSTRACT:The objective of this proposal is to design an inexpensive hypersonic test article with an associated instrumentation package capable of providing measurements necessary for advancing the understanding of aerothermal behavior in the hypersonic flow regime. Significant advances and accuracy validation within multi-physics computational science and engineering (CSE) toolsets (such as comput ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. Handheld Dismount Kit for Persistent, Precision Navigation in GPS-challenged Environments for Military Operations

    SBC: Integrated Solutions for Systems, Inc.            Topic: AF153002

    ABSTRACT:The warfighter needs an accurate and reliable source of Position, Navigation, and Timing (PNT) when GPS is not available. Fortunately, technical advances in navigation sensors and algorithms can reduce dependence on the venerable, yet vulnerable, GPS system. Inertial sensors are becoming increasingly smaller and more accurate. Low cost, powerful embedded computing platforms enable real ti ...

    SBIR Phase II 2016 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. Printed Skin (pSKIN) for Aircraft Sensing and Testing

    SBC: Quest Integrated, LLC            Topic: AF14AT01

    TBD

    SBIR Phase II 2016 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. Printed Skin (pSKIN) for Aircraft Sensing and Testing

    SBC: Quest Integrated, LLC            Topic: AF14AT01

    TBD

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. Prediction of Hypersonic Boundary-Layer Transition in Wind Tunnels and Flight

    SBC: CFD Research Corporation            Topic: AF161024

    Boundary-layer transition is important in the design of hypersonic vehicles since it significantly affects the aerodynamic drag and heating.The ultimate goal of this SBIR project is to assemble an easy-to-use, accurate, efficient and robust suite of codes to predict boundary-layer transition on hypersonic vehicles in large-scale wind tunnels and flight.The Phase I objectives are to develop algorit ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. Real-time Hyperspectral Image Extraction from Plume Signature Databases based on Surrogate Modeling in Compressed States

    SBC: TRANSNOVA TECHNOLOGIES, LLC            Topic: AF161030

    The proposed effort aims to develop and demonstrate an innovative software tool combining surrogate modeling and image compression techniques for high-speed hyperspectral image extraction from plume signature databases. Salient aspects of the proposed solution are: (1) image compression and data-driven surrogate modeling operate in concert to capture the effects of various parameters (Mach number, ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. Global-Local Modeling of Aircraft Occupant Safety Assessment during Ejection

    SBC: CFD Research Corporation            Topic: AF161044

    ABSTRACT: The extreme ejection conditions in the fifth-generation fighter F-35 could lead to occupant injury. Rocket sled testing of ejection seat with manikins is limited in simulating human response. The current neck injury models and injury criteria from automotive safety are inadequate for the ejection-related injury. We propose to develop the global-to-local finite element models (FEM) and si ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseAir Force

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