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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. Virus-Like Particle Based pan-Marburgvirus Vaccine

    SBC: LUNA INNOVATIONS INCORPORATED            Topic: CBD18A002

    Marburg virus (MARV) is a filamentous enveloped non-segmented negative sense RNA virus. This viruse is considered to be extremelydangerous with case fatality rates as high as 88-90%. Extensive efforts have gone towards effective vaccines for MARV prevention, however,none have been successfully established as licensed vaccines. Glycoprotein (GP) is the only surface protein of MARV. There are substa ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseOffice for Chemical and Biological Defense
  2. Innovative Respiratory Protection for Low Threat Environments

    SBC: D. Wheatley Enterprises, Inc.            Topic: CBD181002

    Respiratory equipment has always required the use of a face seal or neck dam to provide good levels of protection. Although proven to beeffective, this approach is constraining when conceiving future integrated systems and can heavily burden the wearer. The development of anew device for lower threat environments, now provides the opportunity to finally remove the rubber off the face. This program ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseOffice for Chemical and Biological Defense
  3. Process Development and Manufacture of an Antibody-based Therapy Against Sudan EbolaVirus

    SBC: BIOFACTURA, INC.            Topic: CBD171005

    Recently we have observed a massive outbreak of Ebola virus. This family of virus causes a significant bioterrorism threat due to the high levelof mortality, rate of transmissibility and the lack of an approved vaccine or therapy directed against it. The goal of this proposal is to develop,optimize and scale-up a mammalian cell culture-based bioprocess for the rapid manufacture of an antibody-base ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseOffice for Chemical and Biological Defense
  4. Development of Solid-state Optical Cooler Materials to Replace Conventional Cryocoolers Usedfor Cooling SWIR and LWIR Infrared Detectors and Focal-plane-arrays

    SBC: N.P. PHOTONICS, INC.            Topic: CBD171001

    We propose an all-fiber approach to heat removal from devices such as IR and LWIR detectors and sensors. In our approach, the cooling fibersegment, the pump fiber laser, and the optical fiber used for photon waste removal are all integrated into a single fiber configuration. NPPhotonics' high efficiency fiber lasers are used to pump high purity doped glass fibers, which provide the cooling action ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of DefenseOffice for Chemical and Biological Defense
  5. Development of Low Cost Infrared Focal Plane Arrays For Passive Chemical Detection Using Colloidal Quantum Dots

    SBC: BRIMROSE TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION            Topic: CBD13105

    We propose to develop low cost extended range Short Wave Infrared (SWIR) Focal Plane Arrays (FPAs) using Colloidal Quantum Dots (CQDs) technology. We have successfully produced a SWIR FPA camera with a resolution of 640 x 512 pixels and a sensitivity from 0.4 mm to 1.7 mm at room temperature. Our first initiative will be to extend the operational wavelength range to 2.5 mm, and then 3.0 mm. We hav ...

    SBIR Phase II 2017 Department of DefenseOffice for Chemical and Biological Defense
  6. Open-Path Spatial Ring Down Spectrometer for Chemical Vapor Detection

    SBC: Physical Sciences Inc.            Topic: CBD171004

    Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI) proposes to develop an open-path spatial ringdown spectrometer (OP-SRS) for the detection and quantification of chemical warfare agents (CWAs) and toxic industrial chemicals (TICs). This approach enables sensitive and selective detection of the chemicals of interest over a broad dynamic range down to the 10 minute negligible military exposure guideline (MEG) level. Thi ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of DefenseOffice for Chemical and Biological Defense
  7. Self-Detoxifying Textiles

    SBC: LUNA INNOVATIONS INCORPORATED            Topic: CBD161001

    Luna Innovations is addressing the need to develop novel fluid repellent textile treatments for military uniforms that will activelydecontaminate chemical and biological warfare agents (CBWA). There have been recent significant advances in textile treatments that havedemonstrated water, oil and chemical agent resistance that are superior to Quarpel repellent treatments currently used on protective ...

    SBIR Phase II 2017 Department of DefenseOffice for Chemical and Biological Defense
  8. Easy Dry Spray for Dermal Decontamination of CWAs

    SBC: LUNA INNOVATIONS INCORPORATED            Topic: CBD161003

    The potential danger of chemical-warfare attacks has led to an increased need for developing novel decontamination methods. The sensitivity of human skin to different chemical warfare agents (CWAs) varies considerably. As a result, the decontamination for human requires an entirely different approach from other material decontamination, especially for the wound area on the skin where could absorb ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of DefenseOffice for Chemical and Biological Defense
  9. AOTF Based Spectro-Polarimetric Imaging System For Stand Off Chemical Detection

    SBC: BRIMROSE TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION            Topic: CBD13104

    We propose an Acousto-Optic Tunable Filter (AOTF) Spectropolarimetric Imaging System for Enhanced Standoff Chemical Detection at Long Wave Infrared (LWIR) wavelengths. This work entails development of suitable LWIR material, design of the LWIR AOTF, and design of the hyperspectral imaging sensor using a focal plane array. Currently, there is no technologically mature, commercially available mater ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseOffice for Chemical and Biological Defense
  10. Development of Low Cost Infrared Focal Plane Array for Passive Chemical Detection Using Colloidal Quantum Dots

    SBC: BRIMROSE TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION            Topic: CBD13105

    We propose to develop low cost Long Wavelength Infrared Focal Plane Arrays (LWIR FPAs) using colloidal quantum dots (CQDs) of mercury telluride (HgTe). In Phase I, QDs in the size range of 20-25nm (corresponding to cutoff wavelength of 8 to 12 microns) w...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseOffice for Chemical and Biological Defense
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