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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 June, 2020.

  1. Optimization of commercial production of insects as feed ingredient and for waste remediation

    SBC: Beta Hatch Inc.            Topic: SB172002

    With 10 billion people expected on the planet by 2050, serious innovations are needed to meet the expected 50% increase in demand for protein. Beta Hatch is industrializing the production of insects for agriculture, pioneering our first crop, the yellow mealworm as an animal feed ingredient.. In Phase 1 we developed novel feed formulations to bring down the costs of insect production, enhance the ...

    SBIR Phase II 2019 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  2. A Novel, Nanostructured, Metal-organic Frameworks-Based Product Loss Prevention Technology in the Oil and Natural Gas Sector

    SBC: Framergy, Inc.            Topic: 18NCERP2

    To reach the end user, oil and gas production at the wellhead must be transmitted through the country and distributed to a wide range of customers. This logisticalsystem requires natural gas gathering lines, processing facilities,product storage tanks and Jots of other equipment. What results is air pollution caused by industry losses during these operations and the use of continuous or intermitte ...

    SBIR Phase II 2019 Environmental Protection Agency
  3. Resilience-Based Optimization of Space Systems

    SBC: Magnin, Michael            Topic: H6

    With future missions of increasing complexity, duration, distance, and uncertainty, there has been a growing need for methods and tools that can permit the effective formation of early stage conceptual designs that are not only cost-effective, but also productive and resilient to failures. Work performed during Phase I, involved development of a method and tools to address these challenges for spa ...

    SBIR Phase II 2019 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  4. Fiber Optic Sensing System for Entry Descent and Landing

    SBC: Sequent Logic, LLC            Topic: Z7

    The proposed effort will pursue development of a flexible, high-performance, size/weight/power-optimized fiber-optic sensing platform appropriate for deep spaceflight missions and amenable to harsh launch, entry, descent, and landing environments. Custom sensors and sensor arrangements appropriate for multi-parameter sensing in thermal protection systems of interplanetary landers will be developed ...

    SBIR Phase II 2019 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  5. Novel Technologies for Efficient NTP Reactor Decay Heat Removal and Utilization

    SBC: Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation            Topic: Z10

    This SBIR will develop a decay heat solution for Nuclear Thermal Propulsion (NTP) systems that will significantly reduce the amount of hydrogen required to cool down an NTP system after operation. In addition, novel decay heat solutions will enable functionality beyond current NTP system concepts by enabling dual-mode power co-generation and high-Isp-reactor-powered Reaction Control System (RCS)/O ...

    SBIR Phase II 2019 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  6. A Next Generation Spacecraft Heat Rejection System

    SBC: Thermavant Technologies, L.L.C.            Topic: Z2

    In response to NASA SBIR FY 2018 topic Z2.01, Thermal Management, ThermAvant Technologies, LLC proposes to develop an innovative, passive heat transfer device that can significantly improve the spacecraft#39;s thermal control system, namely around heat acquisition and rejection capabilities.nbsp; ThermAvant proposes to develop an advanced Oscillating Heat Pipe (OHP) based heat rejection system tha ...

    SBIR Phase II 2019 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  7. Redox Tolerant Cathode for Solid Oxide Electrolysis Stacks

    SBC: Oxeon Energy, LLC            Topic: H1

    In Phase I, OxEon investigated several cathode compositions for redox tolerance. The modified nickel cermet based cathode compositions were subjected multiple oxidation reduction cycles to evaluate electrolysis performance in button cell configuration. Several of the cathode compositions showed capability of electrolysis operation after oxidation reduction cycle including exposure to oxidizing env ...

    SBIR Phase II 2019 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  8. AstroPorter

    SBC: TETHERS UNLIMITED, INC.            Topic: Z5

    Tethers Unlimited, Inc. (TUI) proposes to develop a software payload for the Astrobee free-flier to enable multi-agent collaborative robotics tasks for automation of human spacecraft, and robotic on-orbit servicing. AstroPorter is built on a mass property estimator capability and enables spacecraft to dynamically adjust its GNC parameters through the course of coupling to other robotic agents, pic ...

    SBIR Phase II 2019 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  9. A Novel, Nanostructured, Metal-Organic Frameworks-Based Pretreatment Technology for the Remediation of PFAS in Industrial Wastewater

    SBC: Framergy, Inc.            Topic: 18NCER1C

    Per- and polyflouralkyl substances, otherwise known as PFAS, are a large group of chemicals including perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS). These chemicals have a large variety of uses globally. Remediation of PFAS has gained importance due to their environmental persistence and toxicity. Water treatment methods must combine multiple strategies to be effective, as PF ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Environmental Protection Agency
  10. Development of A Digital Assistant for Early Mission Analysis and Design

    SBC: MYCROFT AI INC            Topic: T11

    The objective of this Phase I STTR proposal is to develop a first prototype of a digital assistant to support NASA engineers in space mission engineering and design tasks in Pre-Phase A and Phase A mission studies. This technology will: 1) increase the quality and diversity of the designs explored during early stage mission concept studies; 2) decrease the time and resources it takes to perform su ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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