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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 Miniature Non-Contact Rail Temperature Sensor

    SBC: En'urga Inc.            Topic: 081FR2

    The Phase I SBIR project will evaluate the feasibility of utilizing a low cost sensor to obtain rail temperatures from a moving train.  The two innovative parts of the proposed sensor are (1) a rugged four wavelenght high frequency sensor that accurately measures the natural radiation emitted by the rails, and (2) an advanced algorithm that provides a emissivity compensated temperature f ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 Department of Transportation
  2. SBIR Phase I: Novel Processing of Mesoporous Materials for Intermediate-Temperature Solid Oxide Fuel Cells

    SBC: Advanced Materials and Devices            Topic: BC

    This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project will demonstrate the feasibility of designing engineered mesoporous zirconia films for intermediate temperature (600ýýC) solid-oxide fuel cells (IT-SOFCs) with the aim of extending the basic and practical knowledge of synthesis as well as electronic behavior of mesoporous films, while at the same time producing materials that have a direct ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 National Science Foundation
  3. SBIR Phase II: Virtual Learning Environment for University Physics

    SBC: Advanced Science And Automation Corp            Topic: IT

    This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project proposes the development of a web-based collaborative Virtual Learning Environment for teaching freshman university physics, called the Virtual Physics Lab (VPL). The VPL will deliver an individualized self-paced learning experience using high-end multimedia lectures, and interactive virtual-reality simulations. The multimedia lecture ...

    SBIR Phase II 2009 National Science Foundation
  4. SBIR Phase II: Line Scan X-Ray Tomography for In Cylinder Diagnosis

    SBC: En'urga Inc.            Topic: AM

    This award is funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Public Law 111-5). This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project seeks to develop a sound and novel Line Scan X-ray instrument to characterize turbulent sprays and flames inside a windowless combustor. This project will develop and evaluate a prototype system that will be used by the automotive and ga ...

    SBIR Phase II 2009 National Science Foundation
  5. SBIR Phase I: USV-Grain Refining

    SBC: Hans Tech            Topic: BC

    This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project entitled ""USV-Grain Refining"" aims at advancing the grain refining technologies for the production of aluminum or magnesium alloy ingots or castings. Grain refining is usually one of the first processing steps for the production of metal and alloy products. The conventional methods use chemical grain refiners that contain foreign particles ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 National Science Foundation
  6. SBIR Phase II: Software to Aggregate, Correlate, Analyze and Trend data for Knowledge Management in Decision Making

    SBC: Chatterspike, Inc.            Topic: EO

    This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project addresses the challenges for entities seeking to derive reliable and actionable information from enormous quantities of online ""chatter"" (online content from a variety of sources such as blogs, industry-focused sites, and media-generated material). Phase II will focus on technical objectives that will enhance the quality and reliabi ...

    SBIR Phase II 2009 National Science Foundation
  7. SBIR Phase II: Developing a Commercial Video Game for Tweens to Support Complex Systems Thinking

    SBC: WisdomTools Enterprises Inc            Topic: IT

    This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II research project will support middle school students in learning STEM concepts and problem solving through the use of a problem-based curriculum and video game with embedded scaffolds (e.g., guidance, tools, resources). The project will focus on the design, development, and testing of the usability, feasibility, and implementation of the Vi ...

    SBIR Phase II 2009 National Science Foundation
  8. SBIR Phase I: Metabolic Engineering for Clostridial Biotechnology

    SBC: ELCRITON, INC            Topic: BC

    This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project aims to develop platform clostridia strains suitable for industrial scale alcohol production from renewable feedstocks and also to improve metabolic engineering technologies for all clostridia. Clostridia are strictly anaerobic, endospore forming prokaryotes of major importance to cellulose degradation, human and animal health and physiology, ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 National Science Foundation
  9. SBIR Phase I: Low-power Real-time Java for Mission-critical Systems

    SBC: Fiji Systems LLC            Topic: SS

    This award is funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Public Law 111-5). This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project aims to deliver a low-power real-time Java virtual machine suitable for long-lived deeply embedded applications. The proposed system will leverage research and publicly-available open source software components and deliver a clean-room Java impl ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 National Science Foundation
  10. SBIR Phase I: Isolating Specific Appliance Energy Usage from Whole Building Energy Consumption

    SBC: Intelligent Building Untility Conservation Systems            Topic: SS

    This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project will test the feasibility of a signal processing algorithm to separate energy used by individual appliances from the total natural gas and electricity entering a home. Utility ratepayers may benefit from this detailed information by more-effectively identifying and mitigate inefficient appliances and activities. The new generation of smart el ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 National Science Foundation
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