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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. Container Smart Tab with Proximity Memory

    SBC: ESENSORS INC.            Topic: DTRA143001

    A tab or label for shipping containers containing four proximity sensors will be developed which will detect and record the time and a signature of visitors. The thin-film sensors are on surface of a flexible strip (30 cm x 3 cm) which is affixed to the container side. The four sensors are passive infrared (PIR), E-field, capacitance and RF/microwave which can detect the presence of people in the ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  2. Encapsulated HI3O8 Microparticles

    SBC: AKITA INNOVATIONS LLC            Topic: DTRA143002

    This Phase 1 project will develop a scalable manufacturing process for the production of kilogram quantities of encapsulated HI3O8 with a particle size of approximately 2 m. This project addresses the need to develop manufacturing processes and build a production capability for the manufacture of HI3O8 a halogen-containing chemical reagent for use in biocidal thermite mixtures. Akita Innovations ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  3. MEMS Chip for Chemical Vapor Sampling and Analysis

    SBC: AGILTRON, INC.            Topic: DTRA143003

    Agiltron will develop a new class of chemical vapor analyzer by leveraging Agiltrons development and production of micro-electrical-mechanical systems (MEMS) products and expertise with surface-enhanced Raman scattering (SERS) analysis and film fabrication. Our approach capitalizes on integration of these separate technologies to generate a unique and novel functionality that fully addresses all r ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  4. Plume Diagnostics/Source Term Development for C-WMD Agent Defeat Testing Accuracy

    SBC: AGILTRON, INC.            Topic: DTRA143003

    Agiltron Inc. is proposing a mid-infrared, hyperspectral, tomography-based sensor to achieve high sensitivity, accuracy, speed and resolution, and three dimensional chemical/biological warfare agent concentration monitoring in an explosion plume. This innovative approach will leverage Agiltrons existing expertise in gas sensing, spectral imaging, wavelength multiplexing/de-multiplexing, optical co ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  5. Design Combined Effects Explosives (CEX) Using Numerical Simulations

    SBC: COMBUSTION RESEARCH AND FLOW TECHNOLOGY INC            Topic: DTRA122006

    Combustion Research and Flow Technology, Inc. (CRAFT Tech) and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) have teamed up to provide DTRA with an innovative approach to develop new combined effects explosives (CEX) formulations. CEX represent a class of recently-developed aluminized explosives seeking to provide the performance of both (i) high-energy explosives and (ii) high-blast explo ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  6. Novel Screen Approach to Inactivate Whole Viral Vaccines by Supralethal Irradiation

    SBC: AGAVE BIOSYSTEMS INC.            Topic: DTRA14B002

    Future vaccine development should focus on rapid upscale production, long-term and broad protection, and sufficient global distribution to prevent and reduce the impact of many infectious diseases and potential epidemics. Agave BioSystems proposes to develop a novel whole-microorganism vaccine inactivation strategy involving high-throughput screen of extensive radio-protectant matrices and radiati ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  7. An Open-Source Platform for Inter-Network Analytics of High-Consequence Events

    SBC: ANOMALEE INC.            Topic: DTRA14B003

    Objectives and Intellectual Merit: The infrastructure of modern civilization is a set of complex systems1 that dynamically interact across multiple layers of abstraction. Researchers from many disciplines2 are designing analytical tools for predicting the global and local behaviors of these complicated, multi-layer networks. Easily usable, available (open source) and inter-operated tools are neede ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  8. Microscale Detector Materials for Covert, Ubiquitous Radiation Detector

    SBC: Radiation Monitoring Devices, Inc.            Topic: DTRA14B004

    The proliferation of nuclear and radiological weapons of mass destruction is a serious threat in the world today. The goal of this proposal is to develop a new, very low cost radiation detection technology that will be useful for detection and for surveillance of individuals who have been near radioactive materials. The technology can also be used for dosimetry, and will provide the technology for ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  9. Large area, high efficiency, extremely light-weight portable neutron Detector

    SBC: Triton Systems, Inc.            Topic: DTRA14B005

    A drop-in 3He-tube replacement technology for thermal neutron detection does not exist today. It is critical for homeland security and nuclear safeguards applications. In this program, Triton Systems proposes to develop a light-weight, large-area, high efficiency portable neutron detector for passive interrogation using an innovative gas detector structure. The resulting 3He-free thermal neutron d ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  10. Advanced nanocomposite scintillator for gamma radiation detection

    SBC: AGILTRON, INC.            Topic: DTRA08005

    Until now gamma radiation detection has required large single crystals of sensitive materials that are difficult to produce consistently on an industrial scale. In collaboration with a research group at the University of Texas at Arlington, Agiltron proposes to develop a new class of nanocomposite scintillator materials. The radiation detection characteristics of the synthetic nanoparticles in the ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
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