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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. SWAT- Scalable W(R)ubber through Advanced Technology

    SBC: EnergyEne Inc.            Topic: ST18C001

    Opportunity: Guayule, a US native plant, is the only alternate rubber crop with an established, mechanized, agronomic system. Problem: Low rubber yields and lack of effective resin and bagasse coproduct valorization, have prevented widespread adoption by American farmers and processors. Rubber is only made when the cytoplasmic monomer pool (isopentenyl-pyrophosphate; IPP) is larger than that requi ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  2. Ultrahigh-Bandwidth Robust Performance Diagnostics for Rotating Detonation Engines

    SBC: Spectral Energies, LLC            Topic: AF19AT011

    Spectral Energies proposes to design a multisensory diagnostic suite for measurements within elevated-pressure RDEs. This sensor will utilize tunable-laser absorption spectroscopy to measure temperature, pressure and H2O concentrations in the annulus of a rocket-RDE and background-oriented schlieren imaging system for flow density gradient imaging to provide time resolved information about the sho ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of DefenseAir Force
  3. Room Temperature Quantum Memory

    SBC: Streamline Automation, LLC            Topic: AF19BT001

    Quantum computer technology is so critical and strategic that the Air Force Research Laboratory is itself working on a quantum bit focused on the trapped ytterbium (Yb+) ion. The current technology based on entangling electrons, photons, or ions are challenging to put together in multiple qubits. To make a qubit stable, it is essential to protect it from outside interferences that can disrupt the ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. Open Call for Science and Technology Created by Early-Stage (e.g. University) Teams

    SBC: OmniScience LLC            Topic: AF19BT001

    This proposed Phase I STTR effort will be a collaboration between OmniScience LLC and the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) Vision and Security Technology (VAST) Lab. The primary objective of this Phase I effort is to demonstrate feasibility of a brain computer interface (BCI) controller for augmented/virtual reality (AR/VR) and conventional screen displays, referred to herein as an A ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. Integrated Quantum Systems Design and Fabrication Technology

    SBC: Guided Particle Systems Inc.            Topic: AF19BT001

    Our proposal is focused on determining the need and feasibility for integrated quantum systems design and fabrication technologies to enable rapid research and development prototyping, and subsequent production, and an industrial base for integrated quantum machines and systems. We focus on the problem of field-able quantum systems for communication networks to support the Air Force as a use case ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. Open Call for Science and Technology Created by Early-Stage (e.g. University) Teams

    SBC: GhostWave Inc.            Topic: AF19BT001

    The proliferation and capabilities of hobbyist off-the-shelf drone systems poses a direct and immediate threat to U.S. national security. This proposal is a cUAS system to track unwanted UAS in the vicinity using stealthy radars that are AJ. The project will start with an understanding of customer needs and how we can adapt our proposal to best meet the needs of the Air Force.

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. Open Call for Science and Technology Created by Early-Stage (e.g. University) Teams

    SBC: KAIROS Research LLC            Topic: AF19BT001

    Assess the feasibility of a novel technology which automatically generates human-understandable explanations of an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm’s decisions – for example, a deep neural network’s (DNN’s) classification decisions. Our technology, called EMERALD (Explainable Machine Reasoning through the Application of Linked Data), is designed to improve trust a ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. Ubihere Air Force Focus Area Identified- Open Call for Science and Technology Created by Early-Stage (e.g. University) Teams

    SBC: UBIHERE, INC.            Topic: AF19BT001

    UbiHere, a Columbus Ohio based small business, has developed, in conjunction with The Ohio State University, a unique highly capable low-cost system to address the known issues with GPS denied tracking of assets, equipment or people in indoor and outdoor operating environments. UbiHere’s commercial system is comprised of an application specific electronics tag, designed by the company, whic ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. Software-Performed Segregation of Data and Processes within a Real-Time Embedded System

    SBC: TRUSTED SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, INC.            Topic: AF19AT013

    Majority of mission critical systems store and transport heterogeneous information with multiple level of security , which requires assured information segregation. The proposed technology is a software solution to provide highly assured data and process separation and isolation.

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. Portable Bioprinted Organoids for Physiological Monitoring

    SBC: CFD Research Corporation            Topic: AF19AT002

    hazardous chemicals such as JP8, chromium, and byproducts of led-free frangible ammunition and to hazardous environments. Of the many dangers Airmen face, the hypoxia-like unexplained physiological events pilots face are some of the most dangerous and elusive. Current wearable sensors cannot decouple complex, interdependent in vivo response. We propose to develop (design, fabricate, test, and demo ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of DefenseAir Force
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