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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. STTR Phase I:3D Media Synchronization for Educational Tele-gaming

    SBC: 4D Teleport Technologies            Topic: DG

    This Small Business Technology Transfer Phase I project aims to enable novel teleimmersive interfaces for digital gaming via the development of multi-site 3D multimedia integration and synchronization technologies. These interfaces will allow geographically distributed individuals to interact seamlessly with each other and learn in shared 3D virtual gaming environments. The focus of this project i ...

    STTR Phase I 2011 National Science Foundation
  2. SBIR Phase I: A 3-D Downhole Laser Stress Gauge For Oil And Gas Industries

    SBC: TRIANGLE ENGINEERING            Topic: IC

    This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project will investigate the feasibility of developing a laser-based rapid monitoring gauge for accurate non-contact downhole stress measurement in drilling operations of the geosciences and oil and gas industries. Conventional downhole stress measurement, which commonly uses hydrofracturing, is complex, slow, inaccurate and detrimental to the ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 National Science Foundation
  3. SBIR Phase I: Targeted Production of Spider Silk Fibroins in Plant Trichomes

    SBC: Phyllotech, Inc.            Topic: BC

    This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project will investigate the feasibility of producing spider silk fibroins in plant trichomes. Synthetic spider silk has great potential as an environmentally-friendly biomaterial because it is very flexible yet has a tensile strength greater than steel. A great need exists for a novel strategy of spider silk fibroin production in a renewable heterol ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 National Science Foundation
  4. SBIR Phase I: Game-enhanced Interactive Physical Science

    SBC: Filament Games, Llc            Topic: EA

    This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project will enhance learning gains among historically underachieving middle school students via a Physical Science game that aligns with a standards-based print curriculum and utilizes principles from the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) framework. Eleven million students, including those with reading deficiencies, disabilities, and Englis ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 National Science Foundation
  5. SBIR Phase I: Sensors for indoor air quality

    SBC: DIOXIDE MATERIALS, INC.            Topic: BC

    This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project aims to develop a miniature gas chromatography system that can detect pollutants in homes and businesses and interface to an HVAC system for indoor air quality (IAQ) control. The device will use air as a carrier gas, and will be priced so it is affordable in the home environment. The Phase I effort will concentrate on the columns and d ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 National Science Foundation
  6. SBIR Phase I: Acoustoelastic Tissue Property Evaluation of Selected Tissue Region in Dynamic Ultrasound Images

    SBC: Echometrix, LLC            Topic: BC

    This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project proposes to develop a novel software technology for practical clinical use that can evaluate dynamic ultrasound images to accurately interpret changes or pathologies in soft tissues, such as tendons and ligaments. Today, a radiologist diagnoses most musculoskeletal diseases by observing static MRI or ultrasound images and considering k ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 National Science Foundation
  7. SBIR Phase I: Surface Texturing For Inhibiting Bacterial Biofilm Formation (Machining Process And Machine Tool System Development)

    SBC: MICROLUTION, INC.            Topic: NM

    This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project will enable the manufacture of Sharklet patterns on metallic surfaces. A Sharklet pattern is an engineered micro-surface texture that mimics the texture of shark skin and inhibits bacterial biofilm growth without the use of anti-microbial agents. The Sharklet surface texture technology has been successfully produced in soft materials u ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 National Science Foundation
  8. SBIR Phase I: An Automated Data Mining System for Analysis of Microcirculation Videos

    SBC: Signal Processing Technologies LLC            Topic: IC

    This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project focused on real-time automated data mining of medical videos. These videos are of increasing importance, particularly in applications such as real-time decision making based on video recordings of networks of blood vessels. The proposed research addresses the real-time knowledge discovery from large volumes of complex video signals, for the g ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 National Science Foundation
  9. SBIR Phase I: Novel Nanohybrids for Room-Temperature Hydrogen Detection

    SBC: NANOAFFIX SCIENCE LLC            Topic: BC

    This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project seeks to significantly advance H2 gas sensing technologies by exploring a novel nanohybrid sensing platform of SnO2 nanocrystals supported on carbon nanotubes (CNTs). The high demand of H2 as a clean energy source drives the fast growth of the H2 sensor market. Early detection of H2 is essential to the safe handling of H2, and ultimate ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 National Science Foundation
  10. SBIR Phase I: A Cloud-Enabled Digital Art Service for User-Generated Music

    SBC: IXM Corporation            Topic: IC

    This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project will determine the technical and commercial feasibility of a cloud-enabled digital art service that facilitates a free and global exchange of user-generated music. A recent convergence of digital technology has dramatically changed the way music is created, distributed, consumed, and commercialized. An opportunity now exists to facilit ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 National Science Foundation
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