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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 September, 2020.

  1. METHODOLOGY FOR CORRELATION OF ATC CONTROLLER WORKLOAD AND ERRORS

    SBC: Computer Technology Associates            Topic: N/A

    THE PURPOSE OF THIS RESEARCH IS TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF QUANTIFYING THE EFFECTS OF IREASED AUTOMATION ON THE WORKLOAD AND PERFORMANCE OF THE FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRA-TION'S AIR TRAFFIC CONTROLLER. IN PHASE I, RESEARCH WILL FOCUS ON ADAPTRING OUR CURRENT HUMAN PERFORMANCE MODEL TO REPRESENT THE JOB CHARACTERISTICS OR ATTRIBUTES THAT WILL DETERMINE LEVELS OF WORKLOAD AND PERFORMANCE IN THE AD ...

    SBIR Phase II 1987 Department of Transportation
  2. RESEARCH ON AN AIRBORNE WIND SHEAR SENSOR

    SBC: OPHIR CORPORATION            Topic: N/A

    THE RECOGNIZED LOW LEVEL WIND SHEAR PHENOMENON KNOWN AS A MICROBURST POSES A SERIOUS AIR SAFETY THREAT TO COMMERCIAL AVIATION WHILE IN A LANDING OR POSES A SERIOUS COMMERCIAL AVIATION WHILE IN A LANDING OR TAKEOFF PATTERN. THIS LOW LEVEL WIND SHEAR HAS BEEN DEMONSTRATED TO DE A THIS LOW LEVEL WIND SHEAR HAS BEEN DEMONSTRATED TO BE A MAJOR CONTRIBUTING FACTOR TO SEVERAL CRASHES OF COMMERCIAL AIRLIN ...

    SBIR Phase II 1987 Department of Transportation
  3. SBIR Phase II: A mathematics communication and collaboration system

    SBC: ALEF OMEGA, INC.            Topic: EA

    This SBIR Phase II project continues an ambitious project to create an entirely new way of doing mathematics. It leverages off the recipients' previous projects that resulted in an interactive equation manipulation system and a mathematics communication system. This project expands the technology into a comprehensive platform for learning, doing, and communicating mathematics. The innovation direc ...

    SBIR Phase II 2019 National Science Foundation
  4. SBIR Phase II: Compact Torus-Shaped Organic Ranking Cycle for Distributed Solar Thermal Power Generation

    SBC: Air Squared, Inc.            Topic: BC

    The broader impact/commercial potential of this Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project is in Organic Rankine Cycles for distributed solar power generation at micro scale and will offer a cheaper alternative to solar photovoltaic (PV), with a payback period of just 4.5 year without government incentives. The use of solar thermal to generate power at residential level would offer ...

    SBIR Phase II 2016 National Science Foundation
  5. SBIR Phase II: Development of Advanced Composite Materials for Athletic Equipment

    SBC: Mallinda Inc.            Topic: MI

    This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project is for the development of scaled processes for the industrial manufacture of end-user moldable advanced composite materials for use in protective athletic equipment. Currently, protective athletic equipment and accessories must be produced using industrial manufacturing techniques that have high tooling costs. As a result, manufacture ...

    SBIR Phase II 2016 National Science Foundation
  6. SBIR Phase II: Robotic System for the Sorting of Recyclable Waste

    SBC: COGNITIVE ROBOTICS LLC            Topic: EW

    The broader impact/commercial potential of this project will be to change the fundamental economics of the recycling process. Although it is estimated that up to 95% of the waste stream could be recycled, only a third of the 250 million tons of municipal solid waste that are generated each year in the United States is currently diverted. Greater diversion would provide immense savings in landfill ...

    SBIR Phase II 2016 National Science Foundation
  7. SBIR Phase II: Sustainable alternative protein cultivation from fungal mycelium for human consumption

    SBC: EMERGY LLC            Topic: CT

    The broader impact and commercial potential of this Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) project is a new source of human-grade protein that it can be produced at an estimated half the price of wholesale chicken and 2000 times higher protein yields per acre compared to soy with a fraction of the input requirements. The new protein addresses pain points in industry of potential allergens, amin ...

    SBIR Phase II 2019 National Science Foundation
  8. SBIR Phase II: Trident Bathymetry Mapping System: A Three-Pronged Automated Solution to Satellite Derived Shallow Seafloor Surveying

    SBC: TCarta Marine LLC            Topic: MI

    The broader impact/commercial potential of this Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project will be to address the lack of advanced maps of shallow water zones, or littoral zones, crucial to global ecology and economy. An estimated 70% of the world's littoral zone is not mapped to modern standards, and traditional methods of mapping these areas are prohibitively expensive and danger ...

    SBIR Phase II 2019 National Science Foundation
  9. SBIR Phase II: Gripper-integrated proximity, contact and force sensing for collaborative robots

    SBC: Robotic Materials Inc.            Topic: EW

    The broader impact/commercial potential of this project is a new generation of smart robotic hands that will manifest a new plateau for industrial manipulation and robotics research. Previously hard manipulation challenges will be available out-of-the-box, enabling industry to create new, complex applications. Integration of sensing, actuation, control, and programming environment into a single lo ...

    SBIR Phase II 2019 National Science Foundation
  10. SBIR Phase II: New devices Bioaerosol Sampler for Accurate, Time-Resolved Characterization of Viable Microbes and their Genomes

    SBC: Aerosol Devices Inc.            Topic: CT

    The broader impact/commercial potential of this Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) project is to provide general commercial access to a new generation of affordable, high-efficiency aerosol samplers that will primarily be used in the Industrial Hygiene and Indoor Air Quality market. The collection technology in these new instruments is unique in that it captures, concentrates and preserves ...

    SBIR Phase II 2019 National Science Foundation
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