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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 June, 2020.

  1. Text Analytics from Audio

    SBC: LI Creative Technologies Inc.            Topic: OSD12LD6

    We propose to develop and deliver a system that combines audio transcription and translation tools with natural language processing capabilities, such that actionable information can be automatically extracted from foreign audio files with high accuracy and acceptable performance. Our solution will leverage our experience and expertise in noise reduction, speech enhancement, neural network trainin ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseNavy
  2. Synergistic and Smart Micro-Controls for Enhanced SCBA Equipment

    SBC: MAINSTREAM ENGINEERING CORPORATION            Topic: CBD14103

    This proposal outlines the successful demonstration of electrochemical CO2 removal that generates virtually no heat, from a humid breathing gas mixture. Mainstream evaluated micro-sensors for monitoring temperature, humidity, CO2, and O2 for breath monitoring for the self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA). Advanced CO2 separating technology combined with micro-sensors and controls allows for op ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseOffice for Chemical and Biological Defense
  3. Low Dark Current, Extended Wavelength SWIR Sensors Using Hydrogenated Unipolar Barrier InGaAs

    SBC: AMETHYST RESEARCH INCORPORATED            Topic: SOCOM12002

    In this Phase II program, improved performance SWIR sensors with extended wavelength response to 2.5 microns will be developed using two disruptive technologies, which Amethyst has successfully demonstrated in the Phase I program: unipolar barrier (e.g., nBn) detector structures, and defect passivation via hydrogenation. This two-pronged approach addresses the main performance limitation of extend ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseSpecial Operations Command
  4. Light-weight, Low-volume, High Oxygen Storage Density Material for Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus

    SBC: MAINSTREAM ENGINEERING CORPORATION            Topic: CBD12105

    This proposal outlines Mainstreams successful Phase I feasibility demonstration related to the fabrication of hierarchical hybrid nanomaterials for oxygen storage vessels. These vessels exceed the volumetric and gravimetric storage capacity of an oxygen cylinder by 245% and 170%, respectively. Included in these storage density values is a solid-state oxygen regulation system that also enables comp ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseOffice for Chemical and Biological Defense
  5. Regenerable Carbon Dioxide Removal Technology Based on Novel Macroporous Ion Exchange Resins for Closed-Circuit Breathing Apparatus

    SBC: Lynntech Inc.            Topic: CBD12106

    Currently, the United States Military encounters many scenarios where soldiers must enter hazardous areas, while maintaining isolation from contaminants such as chemical and biological agents as well as hazardous material exposure. This requires that the soldiers respiratory tract be isolated to prevent exposure to these contaminants. In order to accomplish this, the soldiers wear protective suits ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseOffice for Chemical and Biological Defense
  6. iGrab Hand Orthosis: Innovative Glove for Rehabilitation and Assistance using Biomimicry

    SBC: Lynntech Inc.            Topic: DHP14010

    Portable, lightweight, and easy to use assistive and rehabilitation orthotic devices (ARODs) are of critical importance to people affected by upper limb musculoskeletal injuries (MSIs) due to the limited supply of traditional rehabilitation resources. Since currently available ARODs for the hand are bulky, non-portable, and cumbersome to use, treatment methods for upper limb MSIs still rely heavi ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of DefenseDefense Health Program
  7. Medical Imagery Tailored HEVC (MITH)

    SBC: A-TECH CORPORATION            Topic: DHP14001

    DHP is seeking new image compression technologies that will retain diagnostic quality and reduce the burden of digital medical image transmission on the military?s tactical networks. ATA is proposing to tailor the latest state-of-the-art commercial image compression algorithm, the Main Still Picture Profile of the High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) standard, for medical imagery. HEVC has been sho ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of DefenseDefense Health Program
  8. Diagnostic Device for Norovirus Gastroenteritis

    SBC: FIREBIRD BIOMOLECULAR SCIENCES LLC            Topic: A14049

    Firebird will deliver a hand-held CLIA-waivable battery-powered device that will allow point-of-need detection of norovirus RNA, with a fluorescence readout excited by a battery-powered LED. The readout can be interpreted at the point-of-need, or transmitted by cell phone to a distant site. This devise is possible only through the application of five technologies to which Firebird has exclusive ac ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of DefenseArmy
  9. Advanced DBR Laser Development for Cold Atom Microsystems

    SBC: Photodigm, Inc.            Topic: SB142005

    There is an urgent Department of Defense (DoD) need for precision Positioning, Navigation, and Timing (PNT) for weapons systems and platforms operating in severely degraded or GPS-denied environments. Next-generation PNT systems using Alkali-atom and cold-atom physics have been demonstrated and are being actively developed by the Air Force and other DoD agencies. These emerging PNT technologies ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  10. Portable, Hybrid Electrochemical Oxygen Generation and Compression System

    SBC: Lynntech Inc.            Topic: N142087

    Pure oxygen is required in many medical applications including ventilation, anesthesia and refilling oxygen bottles. Forward Resuscitative Surgical System (FRSS) requires medical grade oxygen on demand in expeditionary environments. Although compressed oxygen bottles can provide this medical grade oxygen, the logistics associated with the constant supply of filled bottles makes it un-sustainable a ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of DefenseNavy
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