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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 April, 2020.

  1. A Single Aperature Dual-Wavelength Dual Polarized Antenna for AWRAP

    SBC: REMOTE SENSING SOLUTIONS, INC.            Topic: 834D

    Severe weather impacts our daily lives, society and nation’s economy. From an average of $10B (2005 dollars) annual loss due to tropical cyclones since 1900 to $200B in the commercial shipping industry that is threatened by severe ocean storms to the hundreds of lives and assets being lost in the $20B recreational boating industry. In these cases and many more, accurate now-casting and forecasti ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of CommerceNational Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  2. Development of Native Kelp Culture System Technologies to Support Sea Vegetable Aquaculture in New England Coastal Waters

    SBC: Ocean Approved, LLC            Topic: 817

    This Phase II research expands Phase I research on Saccharina latissima and is to design and develop “seed” nursery methodologies for the development of commercial-scale production of juvenile kelp plants including Alaria esculenta and Laminaria digitata. The project objectives include: 1. Isolate and maintain cultures of New England species of Alaria esculenta and laminaria digitata to be use ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 Department of CommerceNational Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  3. Rapid, Quantitative Biological Indicator System with Bacillus thuringiensis Al Hakam Spores(1001-677)

    SBC: Triton Systems, Inc.            Topic: CBD11101

    Biological agents pose high threats, because they are invisible and odorless and a relatively small amount can infect a large population when released in a densely populated area. For the same reasons, assuring safety after cleaning decontaminated sites can be challenging. Currently available technologies require considerable labor, and results typically cannot be obtained before 24 V 48 hours up ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of DefenseOffice for Chemical and Biological Defense
  4. Improved M8 Chemical Agent Detector Paper for Facilities Monitoring

    SBC: Orono Spectral Solutions Inc.            Topic: CBD11103

    The goal of this Phase I project is to develop coatings for M8 paper that improve its robustness and rate of detection of potential liquid/aerosol chemical warfare attack at fixed military sites and installations. A problem that is currently experienced with M8 paper is that it is easily contaminated by dust or destroyed by rain and thus requires frequent replacement in outdoor environments. Our ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of DefenseOffice for Chemical and Biological Defense
  5. Ruggedized FTIR Spectrometer Based on Calomel Prisms

    SBC: AGILTRON, INC.            Topic: CBD11104

    Leveraging on Agiltron industry leading development of optical systems and the PI experience with FTIR spectrometer design, we propose to develop a new class of compact monolithic Fourier-transform spectrometers for the long-wave (7.5-13 m) infrared optical range. The proposed solution is based on creating a spatial interferogram with a pair of a calomel Wollaston prisms and digitizing it with an ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of DefenseOffice for Chemical and Biological Defense
  6. Low noise longwave infrared (8-12µm) focal plane array with high sensitivity for passive hyperspectral standoff detection

    SBC: APPLIED NANOFEMTO TECHNOLOGIES LLC            Topic: CBD10105

    Longwave infrared (LWIR, 8-12µm) focal plane arrays (FPAs) play an important role in hyperspectral chemical and biological (CB) sensing and spectral imaging. Existing thermal detectors are unable to meet the high sensitivity and fast response requirements of many hyperspectral chemical and biological sensing applications. FPAs based on photon excited electron generation process can fulfill the sp ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 Department of DefenseOffice for Chemical and Biological Defense
  7. MEMS Lamellar Based Interferometer for the Detection of Toxic Chemicals

    SBC: AGILTRON, INC.            Topic: CBD10104

    Leveraging on Agiltron industry leading development of optical MEMS devices and the PI experience with FTIR spectrometer design, we propose to develop a new class of high performance compact and rugged FTIR spectrometers for the LWIR optical range. The design is based on the MEMS lamellar mirror technique. Although this approach is not new, it has not yet been efficiently applied to LWIR, and per ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 Department of DefenseOffice for Chemical and Biological Defense
  8. Minature Biological Detector Using On-Chip Eletrostatic Spray Separation

    SBC: American Research Corporation of Virginia            Topic: N/A

    Recent developments in the world political arena have led to The need for miniaturized instrumentation for rapid characterization of micro-organisms and toxins to protect military and civilian personnel against biological weapons and to allow timely administration of prophylactics. Considerable effort is currently underway to develop polymerase chain reaction (PCR) assays with automated samp ...

    SBIR Phase I 1998 Department of DefenseOffice for Chemical and Biological Defense
  9. Novel Microcantilever Biosensor for the Measurement of Biomolecular Forces

    SBC: Luna Innovations Incorporated            Topic: N/A

    The ability to detect minute quantities of toxic biological substance s will provide the ability to quickly assess a situation so that an a ppropriate response to exposure can be orchestrated. Not only will t he development of this technology be important in toxic agent warfare detection, the biological sensors would be pertinent in commercial ap plications such as process control and point-of-ca ...

    SBIR Phase I 1998 Department of DefenseOffice for Chemical and Biological Defense
  10. Light Weight Chemical Protective Hand Wear

    SBC: Federal-Fabrics-Fibers, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Current CBW protective flight handwear consists of three pairs of glo ves: an inner cotton liner glove for comfort and perspiration absorpt ion, a 7mil butyl rubber glove for agent protection and a nomex fligh t glove for fire protection. These three pairs of gloves when worn t ogether are very bulky and cumbersome making it very difficult to per form aircrew tasks that require high tactility, su ...

    SBIR Phase I 1998 Department of DefenseOffice for Chemical and Biological Defense

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