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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. Graspable Math Activities

    SBC: GRASPABLE INC            Topic: 91990018R0006

    Through previous grant awards from IES, researchers developed Graspable Math, a tablet-based intervention where middle and high school students create and manipulate complex expressions for basic operations as well as equations and equations systems and inequalities. In this project, the team will develop a prototype of Graspable Math Activities, an app with novel kinds of algebra practice and ass ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of EducationInstitute of Education Sciences
  2. Adding Streaming Capabilities to HDF5

    SBC: Akadio, Inc.            Topic: 01d

    Many applications involved in real-time data collection need to monitor their data while it is being collected- This need occurs in a large and growing number of applications that use common scientific hierarchical data formats for data management, such as aircraft flight testing, autonomous vehicles, particle accelerators, and many more- There are two shortcomings to these formats that make it di ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of Energy
  3. Boron Nitride Nanotube Vibration Damping for SRF Structures

    SBC: BNNT, LLC            Topic: 29c

    Superconducting Radio Frequency (SRF) structures used for particle accelerators typically operate between 4 – 2 K, i-e- cryogenic temperatures, and are sensitive to microphonics that create length oscillations in the accelerating structures- To keep the SRF cavities on resonance under the influence of distortions in the SRF cavities caused by microphonics, RF power above what is required for acc ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of Energy
  4. Complex Network Analysis and Intelligent Monitoring Platform

    SBC: Data Products LLC            Topic: 01a

    As the world continues to rely more heavily on connectivity, it becomes more and more imperative that the networks that support the technical applications leverage intelligence to guide the network operations management- These networks and the applications that utilize them produce massive complex data that range from structured, unstructured, geo‐spatial, images, real and historical to name a f ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of Energy
  5. Radiation Hardened Infrared Focal Plane Arrays

    SBC: EPIR, INC.            Topic: 30f

    Next generation rare isotope beam facilities will be a critical component of the Department of Energy mission to understand the fundamental forces and particles of nature manifested in nuclear matter- These facilities require a huge financial investment for construction, and it is crucial to achieve and maintain maximum operation efficiency to enable uninterrupted use of the facilities- In produci ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of Energy
  6. Advanced Manufacturing of Gas Diffusion Layers with Highly Engineered Porosity

    SBC: GLACIGEN MATERIALS, INC.            Topic: 17b

    Proton exchange membrane fuel cells are exciting for many reasons and are one of the more advanced alternative energy technologies to realize early commercialization – fuel cell powered vehicles are on the road- The gas diffusion layer is a critical component in these fuel cell systems which not only controls water and reactant transport, but contributes to thermal management, and provide electr ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of Energy
  7. Rocstar Multiphysics Modernization, Enhancement and Cloud Interface Development

    SBC: Illinoisrocstar, L.L.C.            Topic: 03b

    Lack of availability, usability, and the cost of development, ownership, and operation of high performance compute-ready simulation capabilities are significant barriersto utilization of modeling & simulation for American industry- Most open-source, free technologies are difficult to use and/or not validated to the extent needed for industrial application-Many commercial tools that are easy to use ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of Energy
  8. BigData Enhancement to the Integrated Environmental Quality Sensing system to capture in situ measurements to dynamically characterize fate and transport of solutes in hydrobiogeochemical systems

    SBC: INNOVATIVE WIRELESS TECHNOLOGIES, INC.            Topic: 01c

    There is a lack of cost-effective and easy-to-use tools and services for complex data streams which is characterized by multi-dimensional features including large data volumes, variety, velocity and veracity that are commonly referred to as BigData- BigData creates a scalability challenge for environmental system solutions that use traditional relational databases to perform organization, retrieva ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of Energy
  9. Permeability control for enhanced oil and gas recovery in unconventional reservoirs using advanced mineral precipitation technologies

    SBC: Montana Emergent Technologies, Inc.            Topic: 20b

    Unconventional oil and gas recovery has succeeded because of the ability to increase permeability in tight source rock via fracturing- While this has led to large increases in resource recovery, the ability to modify fracture apertures to allow finer control of permeability in these rocks has the potential to increase recovery efficiency- This SBIR project focuses on developing and commercializing ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of Energy
  10. High-Density Hydrogen Storage in Space-Filling Polyhedral Sorbents

    SBC: NextGen Battery Technologies, LLC            Topic: 17c

    Increasing the volumetric capacity of hydrogen storage is critical to bringing fuel-cell powered vehicles to market- High-pressure, compressed-hydrogen tanks are large, heavy, and expensive- High-pressure compression is also costly, energy-intensive, potentially hazardous, and is made even more challenging due to the non-idealities of hydrogen gas at elevated pressures- Physical adsorption of hydr ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of Energy
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