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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.

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  1. Biomass energy production

    SBC: Physical Sciences Inc.            Topic: A18016

    Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI) proposes to demonstrate and quantify the feasibility of producing high energy density bio-char by pyrolyzing biomass in a self-sustaining, small-scale reactor. The high energy density bio-char can be stored and then converted to electricity using a direct carbon solid oxide fuel cell developed by Nexceris LLC. PSI’s preliminary analysis and modeling have indicated th ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseArmy
  2. Biomass-Flexible Energy Dense Fuel Generator

    SBC: ASPEN PRODUCTS GROUP, INC.            Topic: A18016

    As the US Army continues to increase its focus on detached, portable and unmanned power systems, the need for compact, light-weight and efficient electric generation using logistic fuels has grown significantly.The ability to generate an energy dense logistic fuel substitute from locally available biomass resources is sought in order to reduce the demands of logistic fuel resupply to forward opera ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseArmy
  3. Development of a Turbocharger for Small Aviation Diesel Engines

    SBC: BAKER ENGINEERING, LLC            Topic: A18019

    Baker Engineering Inc. (BEI) proposes researching and developing a reliable sequential turbocharger system for a typical 2.0l class aviation compression-ignition engine with a maximum power of 180hp at sea level which is capable of providing 108hp at an altitude of 30,000-ft. With emphasis on durability and performance at altitude, research will be conducted on turbocharger construction, bearing s ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseArmy
  4. Multi-Material Additive Manufacturing of Low-SWAP-C Antennas and RF Devices (1000-442)

    SBC: SI2 TECHNOLOGIES, INC.            Topic: A18020

    SI2 Technologies, Inc. (SI2) proposes to develop polymer/ceramic composite electromagnetic (EM) materials and low-temperature processed, high-conductivity inks for multi-material additive manufacturing (AM) of antennas.The proposed program will provide a pathway to designing and easily fabricating low-SWAP-C multi-material AM antennas and other RF devices that cannot be manufactured using traditio ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseArmy
  5. Additive Manufacturing for RF Materials and Antennas

    SBC: DeLUX Engineering, LLC            Topic: A18020

    To reduce size, weight, power and cost (SWaP-c), military platforms have been evolving towards more integrated platforms that utilize all available space. For radiating systems, this will require exploring innovative design methods, materials and manufacturing approaches to realize cost-effective, customizable and conformal antennas. An attractive solution to this challenge is offered by additive ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseArmy
  6. SMALL CALIBER MUNITIONS MANEUVERING USING PIEZO-ACTUATED COMPLIANT MECHANISMS

    SBC: Flexsys, Inc.            Topic: A18028

    Controlled guidance of small-caliber gun-fired munitions is currently limited by the severity of inertial loads from the launch event, which can be 60,000g in small-caliber munitions. There is a need for more robust mechanical guidance-control systems in small-caliber munitions that can provide substantial control authority while being able to survive extreme launch loads.Compliant mechanisms, act ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseArmy
  7. Photonically Sampled Direct Wideband Analog to Digital Converter

    SBC: Photonic Systems, Inc.            Topic: A18029

    This SBIR program will develop an analog to digital converter using photonic sampling that is capable of high-resolution direct sampling of all types of radar signals at frequencies from as low as HF to as high as K-band. The enabling technology behind this is photonic sampling. Photonic sampling has extremely low jitter (roughly 3 fs), which is what gives the high performance at high analog input ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseArmy
  8. COACH-ABT: Conduits for Optimizing and Accelerating Comprehensive [Unit] Health during Army Basic Training

    SBC: Aptima, Inc.            Topic: A18030

    The Army faces the significant challenge of transforming enlistees into physically fit and ready Soldiers by sustainably guiding recruits with varying physiology, genetics, and physical training aptitudes into new habits of exercise, diet, and lifestyle that enable them to become effective and resilient Soldiers. Drill Sergeants and leaders in the Army Basic Combat Training environment require too ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseArmy
  9. Multi-Component, Co-Deposition of Patterned Films and Nanoparticles via Atmospheric Pressure Plasma CVD

    SBC: LaunchBay LLC            Topic: A18033

    There is a growing interest in exploring the use of atmospheric pressure plasma coating for surface functionalization and deposition of nanothin coatings. Plasma atmosphere creates a unique environment through the formation of free electrons, radicals, charged and excited species that leads to unique reactions and coatings. The atmospheric pressure, non-equilibrium plasma enhanced coating processe ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseArmy
  10. MC-HAMMER: Mission Command- Human-centered Analysis of Machine learning Methods for Effectiveness and Resilience

    SBC: Aptima, Inc.            Topic: A18037

    The Department of Defenses Third Offset Strategy is focused on ensuring military forces technological advantage over our adversaries. To achieve this goal, the DoD has identified five primary components, including a key need to leverage and integrate advanced algorithms and autonomous agents, capable of understanding their human counterparts in large systems. The Armys Common Operating Environment ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseArmy
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