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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. STTR Phase II:Integrated Powered Knee-Ankle Prosthetic System

    SBC: Ekso Bionics Inc            Topic: EO

    This Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase II project proposes the development of an integrated powered knee-ankle prosthesis. The objective of this proposal is to investigate the use of integrated powered knee and ankle joints in trans-femoral prostheses that use sensory information from the ground and the wearer. The hypothesis is that a prosthesis with actively powered knee and ankle ...

    STTR Phase II 2010 National Science Foundation
  2. STTR Phase II:Havesting Hydrokinetic Energy Using Vortex Induced Vibration and Fish Biomimetics

    SBC: VORTEX HYDRO ENERGY LLC            Topic: EO

    This Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase II project will advance the development and prototype testing necessary to transition an innovative large scale generating system from concept to commercialization. The underwater energy generation system is based on the naturally occurring phenomenon of vortex induced vibration (VIV). This device harvests hydrokinetic energy via a system of cyl ...

    STTR Phase II 2010 National Science Foundation
  3. STTR Phase II: Lower Extremity Exoskeleton Assist Device for Reducing the Risk of Back Injuries among Workers

    SBC: Ekso Bionics Inc            Topic: AM

    This Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase II project proposes will study the technology barriers associated with creating exoskeleton assist devices for workers in distribution centers and automobile assembly plants. By using these devices, workers can dramatically reduce the load in the vertebrae of the lower back when maneuvering parts and boxes. The assist device will take the majori ...

    STTR Phase II 2010 National Science Foundation
  4. STTR Phase II:Designing and Engineering Thermoplastic Starch BioFoam Materials for Protective Packaging Applications

    SBC: KTM Industries            Topic: BE

    This Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase II project targets the design and engineering of biodegradable starch biofoam materials for protective cushion packaging and thermal insulation (coolers) market. These new biobased foam materials are expected to displace petro/fossil-based materials used currently in these applications. Previous feasibility demonstration has: (a) established the ...

    STTR Phase II 2010 National Science Foundation
  5. STTR Phase II: Parallel Lattice Kinetic Software for High Mach Number Fluid Dynamics

    SBC: EXA CORPORATION            Topic: IT

    This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project will produce a novel parallel dynamic rule-based software tool for simulating high Mach number flows of interest for the ground transportation, aerospace and power generation markets. This work couples a multi-disciplinary interplay between algorithm design, modern cluster/grid computer architecture, parallel processing, and software ...

    STTR Phase II 2006 National Science Foundation
  6. STTR Phase II: Advanced Control of Electron-Beam Deposition for High Precision Optical Coatings

    SBC: Cyber Materials LLC            Topic: EL

    This Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase II project leverages the substantial improvements in e-beam process control capability developed in Phase I into an integrated control system that can significantly increase yield and throughput for the $1.8 billion precision optical coating industry. Manufacturing partners indicate that the target performance levels would cut manufacturing cost ...

    STTR Phase II 2006 National Science Foundation
  7. STTR Phase II: Engineering Geobacter for Enhanced Electricity Production

    SBC: GENOMATICA, INC.            Topic: BT

    This Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase II project aims to develop commercially viable bacterial strains (Geobacter sulfurreducens) for use as biocatalysts in microbial fuel cells. The research genetically manipulates these bacteria to enable the utilization of alternative substrates and increase current generation through the expression of an energy consuming futile cycle. The rate ...

    STTR Phase II 2006 National Science Foundation
  8. STTR Phase II: A Simple and Innovative Approach to the Synthesis of Metal, Alloy, Metal Oxide, and Mixed-Metal Oxide Nanoparticles

    SBC: Cosmas, Inc.            Topic: AM

    This Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase II project aims to develop a manufacturing process to synthesize metal oxide, sulfide and other nanoparticles. The subject method simply involves mixing of common dry chemical starting materials and heating the resulting precursor material to a modest temperature. The objective is to demonstrate feasibility and scalability of this low-cost man ...

    STTR Phase II 2010 National Science Foundation
  9. STTR Phase II: Support Material Characterization for Ultrasonic Rapid Prototyping

    SBC: SOLIDICA            Topic: AM

    This Small Business Technology Transfer Research (STTR) Phase II project will complete the development of a support material for Ultrasonic Consolidation (UC) direct metal rapid prototyping and demonstrate the ability to build structures with high aspect ratios or overhanging features. This ability to apply UC to more complex shapes will enable engineers to design important parts more rapidly and ...

    STTR Phase II 2006 National Science Foundation
  10. STTR Phase I: New Manufacturing Techniques to Produce High Quality Thin Films of Inherently Conducting Polymer Nanofibers Over a Large Area

    SBC: Fibron Inc.            Topic: MM

    This Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase I project aims to develop a manufacturing process that can coat a variety of substrates with uniform thin films of inherently conducting polymer (ICP) nanofibers over a large area. Traditionally, these nanostructured organic materials are difficult to process into thin films covering a large area, which has limited the commercial applicability ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 National Science Foundation
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