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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. A Hardware/Software Design Environment for Reconfigurable Communication Systems

    SBC: BINACHIP, INC.            Topic: O106

    NASA's vision of Space Exploration will require advancements in communication systems to maintain flexibility and adaptability to changing needs and requirements. The research outlined in this project will develop a hardware/software design environment that will allow NASA engineers to automatically develop flexible, reconfigurable communications systems. We will develop automated compiler algor ...

    SBIR Phase II 2007 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  2. A Low-Cost Portable Rehabilitation Device with Intelligent Control to Stretch Spastic Joints

    SBC: Rehabtek LLC            Topic: N/A

    Develops a low-cost and portable rehabilitation device with intelligent control to stretch spastic joints safely and repeatedly througout the range of motion to reduce spasticity/contracture and increase functional performance

    SBIR Phase I 2007 Department of Education
  3. A Low-Cost Portable/Wearable Device for Intelligent Stretching and Movement Training Hypertonic Forearm in Stroke with Outcome Evaluation

    SBC: Rehabtek LLC            Topic: N/A

    This project develops a wearable/portable robotic device, IntelliStretch, to perform therapeuticrehabilitation of the arm with the following three integrated steps: (1) stretching a spastic/stiff jointto its extreme position under intelligent control to loosen the stiff joint, (2) voluntary movement training using virtual reality games interfaced with assistance/resistance control when needed, and ...

    SBIR Phase II 2008 Department of Education
  4. Acoustic Igniter

    SBC: Orion Propulsion, Inc.            Topic: X903

    An acoustic igniter eliminates the need to use electrical energy to drive spark systems to initiate combustion in liquid-propellant rockets. It does not involve the use of catalysts (which have a limited life), it does not exhibit typical wear and tear as seen in spark and catalytic igniters, and it is simple in design with no moving parts. Orion's proposed Acoustic Igniter is expected to offer a ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  5. Advanced Nongray Radiation Module in the LOCI Framework for Combustion CFD

    SBC: CFD Research Corporation            Topic: T802

    Radiative heat fluxes are important in the design of launch vehicles for Project Constellation. In this Phase II STTR, CFDRC and its partner Mississippi State University will develop an innovative, comprehensive, high fidelity radiation module in the LOCI CFD framework that will enable NASA to design/analyze heat transfer challenges that include radiation. In Phase I, CFDRC/MSU successfully demo ...

    STTR Phase II 2007 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  6. Aeroservoelastic Modeling

    SBC: CFD Research Corporation            Topic: A204

    CFDRC proposes to develop, validate and demonstrate a comprehensive aeroservoelastic analysis framework for aerospace vehicles by enabling coupled interactions between multi-physics simulation modules with variable fidelity for flexible structures, aerodynamics, flight dynamics, and embedded smart materials. In Phase I, a nonlinear electrodynamics finite-element model for smart materials, capable ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  7. An On-Chip Nano-Plasmonics Based Urine Protein Assay Cartridge

    SBC: CFD Research Corporation            Topic: T302

    Long-term exposure to microgravity and radiation during space exploration can pose a critical threat to the health of a flight crew. Real-time monitoring of urine protein levels is an effective way to follow the onset and progress of many diseases and guide the prompt selection of proper therapy. The success of such diagnostic tasks, which is strongly desired for flight missions, critically depend ...

    STTR Phase I 2008 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  8. Computational Tool for Aerothermal Environment Around Transatmospheric Vehicles

    SBC: CFD Research Corporation            Topic: A206

    The goal of this Project is to develop a high-fidelity computational tool for accurate prediction of aerothermal environment on transatmospheric vehicles. This computational tool will be based on the Unified Flow Solver (UFS) developed at CFDRC for hybrid simulations of rarefied, transitional and continuum flows. In this Project, the UFS will be enhanced with advanced non-equilibrium chemistry cou ...

    SBIR Phase I 2007 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  9. Computational Wind Tunnel: A Design Tool for Rotorcraft

    SBC: Sukra Helitek Inc.            Topic: A210

    Rotorcraft engineers traditionally use the wind tunnel to evaluate and finalize designs. Insufficient correlation between wind tunnel results and flight tests, have been often attributed in part to uncertainty in blockage corrections. Estimation of rotor blockage is significantly more complex than bluff body blockage as the correction depends on operational characteristics such as rotor RPM and ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  10. Development of a Database Management System to Enable Rapid, Efficient Assay Design for Use in Detection and Diagnosis of Human Exposure to Biological

    SBC: CFD Research Corporation            Topic: CBD07114

    The primary objective of this effort is to design and develop a database management system (DBMS) and enable the integrated interpretation of the vast amounts of genomic and proteomic data in proper biological context. This DBMS will enable the development of diagnostic assays for human exposure to specific biological threat agents using an existing suite of systems biology tools. The DBMS design ...

    SBIR Phase I 2007 Department of DefenseOffice for Chemical and Biological Defense

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