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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.

  1. "A molecular signature of cell invasion in breast ca.

    SBC: DETROIT R & D, INC.            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The long-term objective of this research project is to unveil the molecular signature of tumor cell invasion. Tumor invasion and metastasis are complex processes involving extracellular matrix (ECM) degrading proteinase activity and cell migration through the ECMs. Since mounting evidence suggests that ras expression serves as a marker for tumor aggressiveness ...

    STTR Phase I 2004 Department of Health and Human Services
  2. "Extra Innings”: Using Serious Gaming and the Science of Baseball to Teach Science and Mathematics

    SBC: DFUSION INC.            Topic: 999

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Due to the rapid advances in science technology engineering and mathematics STEM the United States has been at the forefront of innovation and technology development in the science health and biomedical fields However these continuing advances are in jeopardy as there is a growing national shortage of trained STEM workers While the need for a STEM li ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human Services
  3. 100GBit/s Low Drive voltage Multi-Quantum Well Nanowire modulator

    SBC: Freedom Photonics LLC            Topic: N13AT005

    In this Phase I Small Business Innovative Research project we will be developing extremely efficient (

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of DefenseNavy
  4. 10G Multi-Channel Tunable Transmitter Array for Avionic Applications

    SBC: Freedom Photonics LLC            Topic: N08T009

    Avionic platforms pose stringent requirements on the size, weight and power consumption of optical components as well as wider temperature operating range (-40 to 100°C) requirements. In order to meet these needs, monolithic integration offers a solution by enabling high speed (10G) multi-channel tunable transmitters that can be packaged in an extremely compact form factor, lowering costs, and pr ...

    STTR Phase I 2008 Department of DefenseNavy
  5. 12-Lipoxygenase as a Target for Radiosensitization

    SBC: Biomide Corporation            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The arachidonic acid (AA) lipoxygenase pathway plays an important role in tumor progression through regulating cell survival, proliferation, and angiogenesis. Prostate cancer (PCa) is the most commonly diagnosed neoplasm and the second leading cause of male death in the United States. During PCa progression, it is found that the expression of 12-lipoxygenase ...

    STTR Phase I 2005 Department of Health and Human Services
  6. 2-Dimensional Phase Controlled Coherent VCSEL Arrays for Military Applications

    SBC: Aerius Photonics, LLC.            Topic: N11AT024

    Aerius Photonics and the University of Illinois propose to develop a large two-dimensional coherently coupled Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Laser (VCSEL) array that will enable phase controlled operation, providing a building block for electronic steering of optical beam outputs with no mechanical parts. In Phase I, the program team will design the array including epitaxial layers, VCSEL array ...

    STTR Phase I 2011 Department of DefenseNavy
  7. 2K x 2K Dual Band Focal Plane Array Development for Advanced Interceptor IRSTS Applications

    SBC: Nova Research, Inc. DBA Nova Sensors            Topic: MDA08T002

    Nova Sensors proposes the development of a new 2K x 2K dual-band readout integrated circuit (ROIC) that will be specifically tailored for use in MDA Infrared Search and Track System (IRSTS) applications. We propose incorporation of on-FPA features that streamline the use of dual-band focal plane array (FPA) data for missile detection, tracking and spectral discrimination applications. In cooperat ...

    STTR Phase I 2009 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  8. 3-D nondestructive imaging techniques for mesoscale damage analysis of composite materials

    SBC: L J ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY            Topic: AF11BT04

    ABSTRACT: The main issue with the development of a reliable constitutive model for explosive materials and concretes is the lack of a fundamental understanding of the evolution of 3-D microstructure and damage in these materials when they are subjected to multi-axial loading under confinement conditions. The main technical challenges are determining the 3-D microstructure and damage evolution pro ...

    STTR Phase I 2012 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. 3D Acoustic Model for Geometrically Constrained Environments

    SBC: HEAT, LIGHT, AND SOUND RESEARCH, INC.            Topic: N16AT018

    Systems that operate in constrained environments depend on the acoustics in several ways. Harbor defense systems detect intruders (people and/or vessels) by either listening for their noises (passively) or by pinging on them and detecting their echoes (actively). Furthermore, such systems may also form the equivalent of an underwater cell phone network using sound to carry the information. The aco ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseNavy
  10. 3D Model Construction from a Micro Air Vehicle

    SBC: AEROVIRONMENT, INC.            Topic: ST051003

    The innovative integration of two emerging technologies, computer vision systems and Un-manned Aerial Vehicles (UAV's), can dramatically improve the capabilities of the UAV for real-world urban missions. Computer vision is being developed for robotic planetary exploration. UAV's are being developed for low-altitude military reconnaissance and surveillance in urban settings. The application of c ...

    STTR Phase I 2005 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
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