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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. Biologically-Derived Targeted Antifungals for Textile Applications

    SBC: Antimicrobial Materials, Inc.            Topic: A17018

    Fungal skin infections plague active duty servicemembers at elevated rates due to exposure to warm, humid climates, poor skin hygiene, and close-quarters living arrangements. We have developed a novel solution that incorporates an endophytic fungal extract with selective activity against Trichophyton species of pathogens. In addition, the selected compound has negligible impact on the organisms th ...

    SBIR Phase II 2019 Department of DefenseArmy
  2. Novel In-Cylinder Wear Coatings for Improved High Output Military Diesel Engine Performance and Durability

    SBC: NanoCoatings, Inc.            Topic: A18099

    Future U.S. Army vehicles will require engines with low heat rejection, high power density, lower-friction (15 % reduction), reduced fuel consumption (2-5% lower), and higher durability. Our team, NanoCoatings, Inc. (NCI) and Southwest Research Institute (SwRI), will down-select the most promising coating technologies and coating materials for both piston-rings and cylinder-liners. Our preliminary ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseArmy
  3. Biologically-Derived Targeted Antifungals for Textile Applications

    SBC: Antimicrobial Materials, Inc.            Topic: A17018

    Fungal skin infections plague active duty servicemembers at elevated rates due to exposure to warm, humid climates, poor skin hygiene, and close-quarters living arrangements.We have developed a novel solution that incorporates a endophytic fungal extract with selective activity against Trichophyton species of pathogens.In addition, the selected compound has negligible impact on the organisms that ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of DefenseArmy
  4. Instrument for Measuring Millimeter-Wave Polarimetric Bidirectional Reflectance Distribution Function

    SBC: APPLIED RADAR, INC.            Topic: A123105

    The proposal will perform study and design of a gonioreflectometer or equivalent instrument that can measure Polarimetric Bidirectional Reflectance Distribution Function (PBRDF) in the millimeter wave (mmW) spectrum using heterodyne transmit/receive (Tx/Rx) radar technology. The instrument will be used to coherently measure amplitude and phase information and construct a BRDF with user-specified ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of DefenseArmy
  5. Improved Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) Metaferrite Based Antenna for SATCOM

    SBC: Minerva Systems & Technologies, LLC            Topic: A12045

    The objective of this proposal is to design and develop UHF Satellite communications (SATCOM) circular polarized antennas using advanced metamaterials to achieve high gain performance with smaller dimensions (i.e., size and weight). The metamaterials we propose belong to a class of magneto-dielectric materials. The advantages and disadvantages of dielectric loading applied to electromagnetic devi ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 Department of DefenseArmy
  6. Affordable Low-Profile Wideband SATCOM Antennas (LPWSA) for Airborne Platforms

    SBC: APPLIED RADAR, INC.            Topic: A11132

    The proposal will develop multiple design concepts, conduct a trade study, and identify the three (3) most promising concepts for affordable low-profile and wideband satellite communication antennas (LPWSA) with high data rate capability and minimum airstream protrusion for airborne platforms. Specifically, the study will investigate several modified hybrid low-profile antenna array concepts with ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 Department of DefenseArmy
  7. Development and Scale-Up of Nanothermite Composites for Propellant Ignition

    SBC: INNOVATIVE MATERIALS & PROCESSES LLC            Topic: A10050

    The main objective of this proposal SBIR Phase II project is to scale-up and demonstrate the low-cost formation of 15-35 kg/yr of nanothermite-nitrocellulose composite granules for propellant ignition and as additives to explosive materials. All of the reactants used for the energetic composites will be made from United States produced materials. The reactive composites will use a base nanothermit ...

    SBIR Phase II 2012 Department of DefenseArmy
  8. Spread Spectrum Digital Beamforming for Millimeter Wavelengths (MMW-SSDBF)

    SBC: APPLIED RADAR, INC.            Topic: A11006

    Key to phased arrays that can scale to high frequencies, bandwidth and large apertures is an architecture that enables full digital beamforming and large-array performance with minimum electronics per element. Out of the three proven beamforming methods for phased arrays: analog, conventional digital and spread spectrum digital beamforming (SSDBF), just the latter scales well to large arrays at hi ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of DefenseArmy
  9. FORMULATION AND PRODUCTION OF NOVEL BARRIER MATERIALS

    SBC: DAKOTA ANALYTICAL SOLUTIONS            Topic: A10080

    Development and production of materials to serve as quality control standards during evaluation of candidate materials for IPE and ColPro Acquisition Programs will be accomplished utilizing advanced nanocomposite technology. In our process, polymeric membranes serve as the building blocks for the standard materials. The polymers are hybridized with specific nanocomposite coatings that optimize per ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of DefenseArmy
  10. Development and Scale-Up of Nanothermite Composites for Propellant Ignition

    SBC: INNOVATIVE MATERIALS & PROCESSES LLC            Topic: A10050

    This SBIR Phase I project proposes development of a technologically feasible batch process for making nitrocellulose-nanothermite composites in a granular form for the ignition of propellants. The R & D will focus on the determination of burn rates, dynamic pressure profiles and ESD sensitivities of selected Al/CuO/Fe2O3 and Al/Fe2O3/Bi2O3 energetic nanocomposites based on spherical and flake nano ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of DefenseArmy

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