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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. Development of a Functional Balloon-borne GNSS-RO System Prototype

    SBC: Night Crew Labs, LLC            Topic: 811

    The SBIR Phase II proposal outlines the approach of Night Crew Labs (NCL) in designing, and developing, and testing a system prototype to perform Global Navigation Satellite System radio occultations (GNSS-ROs) from a high-altitude balloon platform. NCL will continue building from the positive results achieved in Phase I that successfully demonstrated the feasibility of performing balloon-borne GN ...

    SBIR Phase II 2019 Department of CommerceNational Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  2. Sea Tag-SP: A family of acoustic enabled satellite tags for spawning detection and more

    SBC: DESERT STAR SYSTEMS, LLC            Topic: 812

    Phase-1 demonstrated the powerful and unusual remote sensing opportunities available by adding acoustic signal detection to pop-up satellite tags (PSAT). The time and location of spawning define the starting point in the life history of fish. Yet this event, which is of critical importance to fishery researchers and managers seeking to gain an understanding of distinct reproductive populations and ...

    SBIR Phase II 2019 Department of CommerceNational Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  3. Low-cost Mooring Location Beacon for Coastal Applications

    SBC: TOYON RESEARCH CORPORATION            Topic: 825

    Subsurface mooring beacons are used to provide notifications and assist in locating moored assets that have surfaced and are free drifting. Their nominal design is driven by the requirements for offshore use where they need to survive extreme depths and remote deployment, most often using satellite constellations for communication and geo-location. Existing beacons serve their purpose well, but th ...

    SBIR Phase II 2019 Department of CommerceNational Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  4. Fog Viewer

    SBC: Areté Associates            Topic: 826

    The presence of fog reduces visibility, contributing to unsafe conditions for many maritime tasks. The current system uses active backscatter and has high power requirements, high maintenance and replacement costs. Areté Associates’ innovative FogViewer system comprises a passive multi-spectral, multi-polarization sensor suite that leverages available degrees of freedom to best characterize the ...

    SBIR Phase II 2019 Department of CommerceNational Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  5. Story Mode for Teaching Cross-Curricular Coding Projects

    SBC: CODESPARK, INC.            Topic: 91990019R0012

    In previous R&D, the developers created codeSpark Academy, a game that employs a visual and block-based approach with puzzles to teach coding skills to students ages 5 to 9 years old. codeSpark Academy is in widespread use in and out of schools around the world. In this project, the developers will expand storytelling creative tools within the existing game. The pretend-play scenarios will include ...

    SBIR Phase II 2019 Department of EducationInstitute of Education Sciences
  6. "EXTENDING A HCLPF-BASED SEISMIC MARGIN REVIEW TO ANALYZE PLANT DAMAGE STATES AND THE ROLE OF HUMAN FACTORS AND NON-SEISMIC FAILURES"

    SBC: Future Resources Associate Inc            Topic: N/A

    TECHNIQUES HAVE RECENTLY BEEN DEVELOPED TO ANALYZE THE 'SEISMIC MARGIN' OF A NUCLEAR POWER PLANT USING THE HCLPF CONCEPT (HIGH CONFIDENCE OF A LOW PROBABILITY OF FAILURE). STARTING WITH AN EARTHQUAKE LEVEL SHOSEN FOR MARGIN REVIEW, THE TECHNIQUE DETERMINES WHETHER THE PLANT CAN OR CANNOT 'WITHSTAND THE REVIEW-EARTHQUAKE WITHOUT CORE DAMAGE. HERE 'WITHSTAND' MEANS 'WITHSTAND WITH A HIGH CONFIDENCE ...

    SBIR Phase II 1987 Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  7. SEISMIC PRA

    SBC: Future Resources Associate Inc            Topic: N/A

    TECHNIQUES HAVE RECENTLY BEEN DEVELOPED FOR PROBABILISTIC ANALYSIS OF THE RISK FROM EARTHQUAKE-INITIATED ACCIDENTS AT NUCLEAR POWER REACTORS. THESE TECHNIQUES ARE NOW BEGINNING TO BE APPLIED AS PARTS OF LARGER PRA STUDIES. HOWEVER, THE RESULTS OF APPLYING THESE SEISMIC PRA TECHNIQUES ARE STILL HIGHLY UNCERTAIN, AND THE INSIGHTS GAINED SO FAR FOR SPECIFIC REACTORS ARE DIFFICULT TO GENERALIZE. THIS ...

    SBIR Phase II 1984 Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  8. PRESSURIZED WATER REACTOR TRANSIENT ANALYSIS MODEL

    SBC: Levy S Inc            Topic: N/A

    THIS PROPOSAL DESCRIBES A PROGRAM FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF A PRESSURIZED WATER REACTOR (PWR) TRANSIENT ANALYSIS MODEL FOR USE ON A MICROCOMPUTER. THE INTENDED APPLICATION OF THIS PWR MODEL IS FOR ANALYSIS OF PWR SYSTEM RESPONSE, INCLUDING FORCED AND NATURAL CIRCULATION OPERATION. THE PRIMARY USER OF SUCH A MODEL WOULD BE A UTILITY OR NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION (NRC) ENGINEER OR PLANT OPERATOR PER ...

    SBIR Phase II 1984 Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  9. STUDY ON AVAILABILITY AND COMPOSITION OF METAL BEARING WASTES

    SBC: N.h. Parker, P.e. And            Topic: N/A

    THE WASTE STREAMS PRODUCED IN MANY MINERAL PROCESSING PLANTS ARE OFTEN TREATED ON AN "AD HOC" BASIS, MEETING THE ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS AT A GIVEN TIME. THESE WASTES DO CONTAIN VALUABLE METALS, WHICH ARE NOT RECOVERED DUE TO LACK OF OVERALL PLANNING OR DUE TO NONOPTIMAL PROCESSING. OPTIMIZING EXISTING PROCESSES OR INNOVATIVE PROCESS DESIGN FOR TREATMENT OF THESE WASTES WOULD YIELD VALUES, CONSERVE ...

    SBIR Phase II 1984 Nuclear Regulatory Commission
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