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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. Materials Ontology Design and Development (MODD)

    SBC: DECISIVE ANALYTICS CORPORATION            Topic: OSD13C02

    Semantically Linked Data is widely seen as a revolutionary approach for maximizing the usefulness of existing and future information. In the materials domain, semantically linked materials data holds considerable promise with the ability to facilitate materials research and product development, improve communication, and open up avenues for new types of materials informatics. But realizing the pro ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of DefenseOffice of the Secretary of Defense
  2. Advanced Verification Toolset for Learning-Based UAS Operating in Uncertain Environments

    SBC: AURORA FLIGHT SCIENCES CORPORATION            Topic: OSD13HS2

    This effort proposes to develop a toolset to evaluate the effectiveness of a safety-controller that monitors a learning-based autonomous control system. The traditional use of deterministic verification techniques for real-time monitoring is not feasible in the presence of uncertainty. This effort would advance the recommended verification techniques to include non-deterministic approaches. The ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of DefenseOffice of the Secretary of Defense
  3. Combined Approaches for Verification and Validation of Run Time Protected Systems

    SBC: BARRON ASSOCIATES, INC.            Topic: OSD13HS2

    Barron Associates has assembled a team of researchers that include Dr. Sayan Mitra of the University of Illinois and Dr. Ufuk Topcu of the University of Pennsylvania. They will spearhead three complimentary investigations into the development of verification and validation (V & V) approaches for adaptive systems protected by run time assurance (RTA) mechanisms. Two of these approaches involve us ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of DefenseOffice of the Secretary of Defense
  4. Preventing Program Hijacking via Static and Dynamic Analyses

    SBC: Zephyr Software, LLC            Topic: OSD11IA5

    To hijack the execution of a program, an attacker must overwrite the value of a return address or a function pointer (broadly defined). To prevent program hijacking, our product will provide a layered defense of these two targets, including deterministic and randomization defenses, with the ability in many cases to continue execution after a hijacking attempt is prevented. Our product toolkit incl ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseOffice of the Secretary of Defense
  5. Autonomous Sensing and Deciding Framework Processor

    SBC: BLACK RIVER SYSTEMS COMPANY INC            Topic: OSD12LD1

    Our objective is to develop an innovative cognitive knowledge-aided information processing framework to take very high rate intelligence data streams over wide areas and autonomously highlight Areas-of-Interest (AOIs) and targets for the image analyst without a priori knowledge of the area or location of the individual high interest targets. By using 100s of JADE based intelligent agents in Phase ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseOffice of the Secretary of Defense
  6. Event Attribute Recognition and Labeling (EARL)

    SBC: DECISIVE ANALYTICS CORPORATION            Topic: OSD12LD5

    Existing information extraction technology can only partially address the problem of exploiting unreadably-large amounts text. When discussion of events is limited to simple, past-tense, factual descriptions of events, current NLP-based systems can ident

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseOffice of the Secretary of Defense
  7. Multi-Abstractions System Reasoning Infrastructure toward Achieving Adaptive Computing Systems

    SBC: Grammatech, Inc.            Topic: OSD12IA2

    A modern computer system consists of a complex combination of applications cooperating with the operating system and each other to accomplish a mission. Components of the system are subject to disruption from accidental malfunctions and deliberate attacks

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseOffice of the Secretary of Defense
  8. Active Software Defense to Reduce Threat Capability Effectiveness

    SBC: Power Fingerprinting, Inc            Topic: OSD11IA6

    In order to better protect critical infrastructure from cyber attacks, perimeter and passive defenses must be complemented with an active defense mechanism which elevates the risks, or costs, a potential attacker will face. The effectiveness of an active defense mechanism, however, is ultimately limited by its ability to detect threats fast, accurately, and reliably. For this Phase II project, we ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseOffice of the Secretary of Defense
  9. Decision Support for Anomaly Detection and Recovery for Unmanned System (ADRUS)

    SBC: Knexus Research Corp.            Topic: OSD12AU1

    Deployment of unmanned systems continues to expand across a wide range of missions; for example, logistics and resupply missions, force application and protection, and improving battlespace awareness. Presently these unmanned systems run at the lowest of four possible levels of autonomy, that is, in a teleoperated mode, and each system typically requires multiple operators. To address this proble ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseOffice of the Secretary of Defense
  10. Sensor Data Collection Management Over a Web by Air Force Wright Lab, Rome, NY (AFRL)

    SBC: BARRON ASSOCIATES, INC.            Topic: N/A

    The proposed SBIR Phase II effort to develop a Personal Health and Fitness Wizard (PHFW) will, within the first year, year a fully functional Internet-based site the provides individual users with easily accessible, tailored guidance concerning theirpersonal health and fitness. The PHFW will to beyond simply providing health and fitness advice: it will function as a

    SBIR Phase II 2001 Department of DefenseOffice of the Secretary of Defense
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