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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. Production of NIST/UCSF Breast Phantom for Magnetic Resonance Imagaing (MRI)

    SBC: Phantom Laboratory            Topic: N/A

    his project involves the commercialization of the breast phantom designed by NIST and University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) for quantitative magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). The breast phantom consists of two independent phantoms, one focused on diffusion MRI measurements and the other focused on accurate measurements of fat and fibroglandular tissue properties. The proposed phantom is o ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of CommerceNational Institute of Standards and Technology
  2. Development of Sustainable, Multi-Seasonal, Multi-Species, Marine Algal Aquaculture in Coastal Maine

    SBC: Maine Fresh Sea Farms, LLC            Topic: 81

    This Phase I proposal determines the feasibility of growing multiple species of macroalgae in commercial marine aquafarm environments. Marine aquaculture is a logical outgrowth of successful wild harvest seaweed businesses over the last several years. Developing a marine aquaculture prototype will foster the science of sea farming. Extending growing seasons for multi-species would provide year ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of CommerceNational Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  3. Climate Impact Visualization Tools using 3D City for Community-Based Planning and Outreach

    SBC: Intelligent Automation, Inc.            Topic: 93

    To build a climate-smart and resilient nation, we need to foster a climate-literate public that understands its vulnerabilities to a changing climate and makes informed decisions. A core component of this challenge is to develop simple, intuitive and high-impact visualizations of climate data--data that is and will be made available through the President’s Climate Data Initiative--for education ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of CommerceNational Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  4. IM Green Propulsion Development

    SBC: OGDEN ENGINEERING & ASSOCIATES, LLC            Topic: MDA13032

    Liquid fuel based Divert Attitude and Control Systems (DACS) or LDACS propulsion offers superior performance for future flight systems compared to solids (SDACS) or compressed gas systems. The need for improved system performance while meeting strict safety and insensitive munitions (IM) standards represents a unique opportunity for Ogden Engineering & Associates, LLC to showcase the team"s novel ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  5. Multi-Phenomenology Discrimination for Feature Aided Data Fusion

    SBC: DECISIVE ANALYTICS CORPORATION            Topic: MDA12005

    In this Phase II effort we will produce a multi-sensor discrimination system using a Manifold Learning (MFL) algorithm originally developed under a prior effort.Whereas other discrimination systems utilize features defined by subject matter experts (SMEs), our MFL algorithm learns important characteristics of a target through training with historical data.In prior work, we have applied our MFL alg ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  6. Marking of Components for Avoidance of Counterfeit Parts (Phase II)

    SBC: Applied DNA Sciences, Inc.            Topic: MDA12026

    Applied DNA Sciences (APDN) has developed a reliable DNA-optical adduct that is impervious to copying and is required by the Defense Logistic Agency (DLA) for the marking of FSC 5962 electronic components. Commercial inks supplemented with optical markers and proprietary APDN DNA, trademarked SigNature DNA, ink provide authentication marks that are of a higher standard relative to other taggant t ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  7. Automated Target Characterization and Correlation with Heterogeneous Kinematic and Feature Data for Sensor Hand-Over

    SBC: Andro Computational Solutions LLC            Topic: MDA12005

    In Phase I, our team applied their extensive experience in this area to develop and implement a unified target characterization and correlation framework focused on sensor hand-over (SHO) between electro-optic/infrared (EO/IR) and radar. The SHO system is designed to operate in an environment with multiple heterogeneous sensors where detection, classification and localization information is exchan ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  8. A Low-Cost Hybrid Ultrasonic-Radio Frequency (RF) Sensor System for Characterization of Composite Materials

    SBC: X-Wave Innovations, Inc.            Topic: MDA12011

    X-wave Innovations, Inc. (XII) along with Iowa State University (ISU), is developing a low-cost, hybrid ultrasonic-radio frequency (RF) sensor (HURFS) nondestructive evaluation (NDE) system to assess most structural issues while simultaneously providing feedback on the layer thickness and RF properties of composite, non-conductive materials in multi-layer stacks. The HURFS approach combines the u ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  9. Advanced Techniques for Lossless Compression of Target Vehicle Telemetry

    SBC: BATTLEFIELD TELECOMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS, LLC            Topic: MDA12012

    Battlefield Telecommunications Systems proposes to build low delay low complexity lossless compression software framework and hardware prototype to be integrated in the telemetry system of a target vehicle test bed. The proposed compression algorithm is specially designed for target vehicle telemetry data, designed to reduce the dataset redundancy through the prediction by extracting the characte ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  10. Innovative Designs for Reliable Electro-Explosive Ordnance Devices

    SBC: SYSTEMS ENGINEERING ASSOCIATES CORPORATION            Topic: MDA12031

    Missiles, use electro-explosive devices (EEDs) to perform mulitple functions during operation. This effort seeks ways to improve on the EED"s reliability and lower the failure or inadvertent activation rate of these devices. During Phase I, SEA CORP investigated replacing EEDs with commercial off the shelf (COTS) automotive airbag inflators to perform the required pneumatic functions of variou ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
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