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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. 3 kW Lightweight Efficient Generator

    SBC: NOVATIO Engineering, Inc            Topic: A12100

    At NOVATIO Engineering, our solution to this problem is practical and novel (and proven at a smaller scale): conversion of a lightweight gasoline generator to operate with diesel fuel or JP-8 in spark ignition mode. During the past year, with the help of CERDEC funding, Novatio has developed and demonstrated a JP-8/DF-2-fueled 900W prototype based on the EU1000i inverter gen-set. In the Novatio ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of DefenseArmy
  2. Social Media Analysis and Reasoning Tool (SMART)

    SBC: Charles River Analytics, Inc.            Topic: A12aT009

    The proliferation of social media technologies has provided a promising new source of information for intelligence analysts. Effective use of this data could provide insight into the evolution of social networks, identification of communication patterns that lead to events of interest, and analysis of relevant socio-cultural factors and trends. However, intelligence analysts frequently have diffic ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of DefenseArmy
  3. Engineering and Development of Anisotropic Conductive Polymer Nanomaterials for Visible, Infrared and Bi-Spectral Obscurant Applications

    SBC: Nanotrons            Topic: A12aT024

    The US Army seeks novel engineered polymer nanomaterials with high conductivity and indices of refraction suitable for use in next generation of obscurant materials. In this program Nanotrons Corporation, in collaboration with Professor Zhiyong Gu at NSF Nanomanufacturing Research Center at the University of Massachusetts Lowell (UML), proposes to develop a novel engineered conductive polymer nan ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of DefenseArmy
  4. Preserving Navigation Access for the War Fighter Development of an Acoustic Marine Life Watch System to Support Corps Channel Maintenance and Enhanc

    SBC: SOFAR Acoustics, LLC            Topic: A12aT025

    This effort is focused on establishing U.S. Army Corps leadership in preserving navigation access for the war fighter through the development and implementation of an acoustic-based sensor system to detect, track, and classify large aquatic animals. The proposed high frequency imaging active sonar system is configurable to detect, track, classify, and alert to the presence of threatened and endang ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of DefenseArmy
  5. Improve pyrotechnic smoke formulations that produce low flame

    SBC: Polaris Sensor Technologies, Inc.            Topic: A11aT026

    The objective of this research is to develop materials that replace the current generation of visible smoke formulations used by the U.S. military. In particular the materials must produce low or no flame so that they don't present a fire hazard, have relatively low toxicity, and are efficient. The efficiency is defined in a figure of merit that combines fill factor, yield factor, extinctio ...

    STTR Phase II 2013 Department of DefenseArmy
  6. Plasmonic MEMS Sensor Array

    SBC: Five Stones Research Corporation            Topic: A10aT002

    Sensor development researchers and engineers have perpetually sought novel methods to reduce sensor size and improve performance. Continued miniaturization of sensors through micromachining has enabled novel applications and introduced new paradigms for engineered systems to interact with the world. The challenge has always been to improve performance while continually reducing size. In the curren ...

    STTR Phase II 2013 Department of DefenseArmy
  7. Rapid Ethnographic Assessment and Data management Integration Toolkit (READ-IT)

    SBC: Charles River Analytics, Inc.            Topic: A11aT011

    Socio-cultural factors are increasingly being recognized as critical to effective military operations. Therefore, collection and analysis of socio-cultural data is required to provide Warfighters with a comprehensive understanding of their operational environment. Warfighters need tools that enable the capture, management, and rapid analysis of socio-cultural data from heterogeneous sources (e.g., ...

    STTR Phase II 2013 Department of DefenseArmy
  8. High Fidelity Obscurant Modeling for Sensor Simulations

    SBC: SIMULATION TECHNOLOGIES, INC.            Topic: A11aT004

    A technique that enables new methods of obscurant modeling with faster rendering while maintaining or improving physical fidelity is proposed. The proposed technique not only exhibits the statistics of voxel based obscurants, but matches real-world data as well. The main objective from Phase II efforts will be a further refinement of the flow field and particle technique of generating physically c ...

    STTR Phase II 2013 Department of DefenseArmy
  9. Real-Time Non-Contact Detection of Surface Contamination

    SBC: Physical Sciences Inc.            Topic: A11aT028

    Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI) and its academic partner, the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), will continue to advance the capability of RIT"s DIRSIG hyperspectral scene simulation software to enable accurate prediction of LWIR reflectance characteristics of liquid-contaminated surfaces. DIRSIG reflectance model and software modifications will be implemented by RIT. In conjunction with RIT ...

    STTR Phase II 2013 Department of DefenseArmy
  10. Electrospinning of Polymer Nanofibers for Continuous CNT Production

    SBC: Physical Sciences Inc.            Topic: A12aT026

    The Army desires carbon nanotube (CNT) based fibers with exceptional strength and stiffness to provide high performance composite materials. Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI) has demonstrated a method to fabricate continuous CNT from electrospun polymer nanofibers. Because these CNT are continuous, their mechanical strength is limited primarily to their defect population. During a Phase I program PSI w ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of DefenseArmy

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