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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY21 is not expected to be complete until September, 2022.

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  1. Functional Engineering of a Photosynthetic Desalination Pump Circuit

    SBC: Phytodetectors, Inc.            Topic: G

    Phytodetectors will design and engineer a synthetic biological pump circuit to increase the volume of water produced via photosynthetic desalination. This project builds off previous technology designed by Phytodetectors: a mangrove-inspired ultra-filter that allows plants to purify salt water as well as secrete water with properties comparable to bottled water. The partnership seeks to demonstrat ...

    STTR Phase II 2021 Department of EnergyARPA-E
  2. Computer Vision Image Interpretation for 3D Model Reconstruction

    SBC: TOYON RESEARCH CORPORATION            Topic: DTRA18B001

    Toyon Research Corporation (Toyon) and the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) propose research, development, and demonstration of algorithms and an efficient software prototype for 3D model reconstruction using single images collected via remote sensing. In particular, the effort is focused on processing of high-resolution commercial satellite images for 3D reconstruction of buildings. ...

    STTR Phase II 2021 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  3. Improved Identification of the function of Novel and Partially Occluded Laboratory Equipment

    SBC: Novateur Research Solutions, LLC            Topic: DTRA19B002

    This STTR Phase II project proposes development of a statistical relational learning framework for identification of the function of laboratory equipment from imagery. The proposed framework uses semantic reasoning to incorporate evidence from multiple classifiers and feature extractors, domain knowledge, and scene context for scene understanding and labeling. The Phase II effort will focus on dev ...

    STTR Phase II 2021 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  4. Integrated Circuits

    SBC: NU TREK INC            Topic: DTRA20B002

    The Nu-Trek team is proposing to develop µDet, a low Size, Weight, and Power (SWaP) read out integrated circuit (IC) for gamma and neuron detectors. µDet offers pulse shape digitization, which in turn enables gamma-neutron discrimination. This is a game changing capability that brings laboratory-level functionality to the field. In Phase I the Nu-Trek Team will develop a baseline design for the ...

    STTR Phase I 2021 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  5. A Broadband and Compact Dual Comb Spectrometer for Precise Field Detection of Trace Elements and Chemicals

    SBC: OPTICSLAH, LLC            Topic: DTRA20B003

    There is a growing need to accurately characterize nuclear materials not only for nuclear safeguards and nonproliferation treaty verification but also for forensics and provenance. Presently, nuclear material identification requires samples to be collected and sent to laboratories for analysis using large and expensive equipment, such as inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometers (ICP-MS) or se ...

    STTR Phase I 2021 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  6. A Novel, Microscale, Distributable Sensor Technology for Ionizing Radiation

    SBC: CFD Research Corporation            Topic: DTRA14B004

    Terrorist use of radioactive nuclear materials via nuclear and/or radiological dispersion devices (dirty bombs) is a serious threat. Therefore, it is crucial to detect proliferation of nuclear material. Critical challenges include: (a) high sensitivity detection of signature emissions from radioactive isotopes, and (b) cost-effectiveness for deployment of sensor networks across large storage facil ...

    STTR Phase II 2019 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  7. Development of powder bed printing (3DP) for rapid and flexible fabrication of energetic material payloads and munitions

    SBC: MAKEL ENGINEERING, INC.            Topic: DTRA16A001

    This program will demonstrate how additive manufacturing technologies can be used with reactive and high energy materials to create rapid and flexible fabrication of payload and munitions. Our primary approach to this problem will be to use powder bed binder printing techniques to print reactive structures. The anticipated feedstock will consist of composite particles containing all reactant spe ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  8. Epitaxial GaN on Flexible Metal Tapes for Low-Cost Transistor Devices

    SBC: IBEAM MATERIALS, INC.            Topic: DEFOA0000941

    GaN-based devices are the basis of a variety of modern electronics applications, especially in optoelectronics and high-frequency / high-power electronics. These devices are based on epitaxial films grown on single-crystal wafers. The single-crystal wafer substrates are limiting because of their size, expense, mechanical properties and availability. If one could make GaN-based devices over large a ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of EnergyARPA-E
  9. Retrofittable and Transparent Super-Insulator for Single-Pane Windows

    SBC: NANOSD, INC.            Topic: DEFOA0001429

    NanoSD, Inc. with its partners will develop a transparent, nanostructured thermally insulating film that can be applied to existing single-pane windows to reduce heat loss. To produce the nanostructured film, the team will create hollow ceramic or polymer nanobubbles and consolidate them into a dense lattice structure using heat and compression. Because it is mostly air, the resulting nanobubble s ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of EnergyARPA-E
  10. Portable and Automated Radiation Effects Test Structures for Advanced Technology Nodes

    SBC: Microelectronics Research Development Corporation            Topic: DTRA16A003

    Micro-RDC will develop portable radiation effects test structures that scales to new process nodes. These structures will enable the investigation of the effects of radiation on the new technology from the material processing level as well as the circuit level. The production of the chosen structures and the development of software to extract the model parameters will form the framework. A suit ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
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