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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. Vessel Launched Unmanned Aerial System for Marien Debris Detection and Tracking

    SBC: Airborne Technologies, Inc.            Topic: 843

    Airborne Technologies, Inc. Phase I effort will be to design and demonstrate the feasibility of developing a low-cost, marinized Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) that can be operated easily from small or large vessels and is capable of reliable and repeatable operations in an ocean environment. The UAS will be utilized for the detecting and tracking of marine debris, sea-life or other objects in the ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of Commerce
  2. CLASP Phase II: producing a Coastal Long-Term Automated Self-Calibrating Profiler Commercial Prototype

    SBC: Green Eyes, LLC            Topic: 814

    In our Phase I test, Green Eyes successfully demonstrated the feasibility of a Coastal Long-Term Automated Self-Calibrating Profiler (CLASP) system capable of autonomous operation for one year. The feasibility prototype also incorporated two-way telemetry and near real-time display of processed data. CLASP uses a profiling pump to deliver water to a flow-through multi probe sensor and additional ...

    SBIR Phase II 2008 Department of Commerce
  3. Refining Broodstock, hatchery and weaning strategies: Key to the Commercial Culture of the Imperiled Giant Grouper

    SBC: Kona Blue Water Farms, LLC            Topic: 818

    Giant Grouper (E. lanceolatus) is one of the most desirable marine fish in the world. Its robust nature, tremendous growth rate, superb quality flesh and high value make it ideal for open ocean aquaculture. Phase I research marked the first time this species has been reared in the hatchery outside of Southeast Asia. Broodstock nutrition, spawning seasonality and lunar periodicity were defined. ...

    SBIR Phase II 2008 Department of Commerce
  4. Carbon Nanotube Methods for Molecular Identification of Fish Species

    SBC: Pettit Applied Technologies, Inc.            Topic: 817

    Identification of particular fish species based on specific DNA sequences is not currently time or cost effective, but morphological identification is not always possible during early development stages. The project proposed seeks to develop a microfluidic based approach using DNA hybridization, coupled with a sensitive detection method based on the use of carbon nanotubes to rapidly identify fis ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of Commerce
  5. Dredged Channel Depth Monitoring

    SBC: SURVICE ENGINEERING COMPANY, LLC, THE            Topic: 844

    The condition of dredged channels in U.S. waterways is ever-changing due to sedimentation, shoaling, and the growing presence of submerged debris. Furthermore, the lack of the most current and accurate subsurface terrain data (specifically, channel depth as a function of position) at the time of a ship¿s transit introduces a level of uncertainty that prevents optimal safety and navigational ef ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of Commerce
  6. DIA: Distributed Information Assurance in Ballistic Missile Defense Systems using Scalable, Distributed Data Mining Technology

    SBC: AGNIK LLC            Topic: MDA07039

    This document proposes to develop a Distributed Information Assurance (DIA) system based on the distributed data mining technology for detecting distributed network attacks and identifying attackers’ “signatures” for advanced situational awareness. It will offer the following key capabilities: 1. A multi-agent architecture for linking multiple, heterogeneous network-sensors (e.g., intrusio ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  7. Self-Corrective Remote Imagery Prediction System (SCRIPS)

    SBC: CAELUM RESEARCH CORP.            Topic: MDA07033

    The U.S. military has been using satellite IR images to monitor ground missile activities of hostile nations. Successful IR monitoring of ground features requires us to account for the intervening weather conditions that can have an adverse impact on intelligence gathering. The proposed Self-Corrective Remote Imagery Prediction System (SCRIPS) will produce up to 72 hours of forecasts for any bandp ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  8. Miniaturization of Thermoacoustic Expander for 50 mW Recuperative Coolers Run Below 40 K

    SBC: CRYOWAVE ADVANCED TECHNOLGIES INC            Topic: MDA06023

    The objective of this project is to develop a novel expander that can increase the efficiency of cryocoolers for IR sensors at very low temperatures and in remote cooling and across gimbal applications. Miniature Thermoacoustic Expanders (MTAE) that employ high energy acoustic waves generated with no moving parts at the cold expander to produce efficient cooling over a wide range of temperatures a ...

    SBIR Phase II 2008 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  9. Developing Solid Rocket Motor Insensitive Munitions Solutions for Impact Threats

    SBC: ENERCHEM LLC            Topic: MDA06038

    The Phase II objective is to demonstrate technology that will provide IM solutions to bullet and fragment impact threats in large diameter solid rocket motors. We have taken a comprehensive approach in which a number of IM mitigation techniques are combined into a design that reduces the violence of the response to BI and FI. These techniques, which were assessed and evaluated in Phase I, are in ...

    SBIR Phase II 2008 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  10. Agent-based Multi-missile Interception Simulation Tool Using Distributed Pursuit-evasion Game

    SBC: Intelligent Automation, Inc.            Topic: MDA06049

    In the Phase I effort, IAI, its consultant, Dr. Jose B. Cruz, Jr., and Lockheed Martin MS2 have proposed and implemented agent based game theoretic multiple missile defense simulation tool and support algorithms. The simulation tools support: 1) clear comparison and evaluation of different missile interception strategies; 2) High performance guidance strategy which can seamlessly work on both midc ...

    SBIR Phase II 2008 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency

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