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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. High Speed Room Temperature IR Camera Based on Plasmon Physics

    SBC: Tanner Research, Inc.            Topic: ST051005

    It is desirable to make focal plane arrays (or imaging arrays) with reduced pitch; doing so enables smaller, cheaper and lighter camera systems that provide the same image resolution. Currently, the lower limit on pitch is set by electron/hole diffusion and light diffraction that results in crosstalk between neighboring pixels. Since electron hole pairs generated outside the depletion layer can ...

    STTR Phase II 2006 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  2. Culture and Modeling of Routine and Non-Routine Behavior

    SBC: 21ST CENTURY SYSTEMS, INC.            Topic: SOCOM06014

    Crowd management is an important task for civilian, police, and military groups that can be very difficult on its own, and becomes even more difficult in hostile environments. The difficulty comes from the many levels of granularity that events can happen at. Making such a system automated adds further challenges, due to difficulties with modeling and sensors. Accurate large-scale crowd models are ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of DefenseSpecial Operations Command
  3. WorkRight SkillBuilder: A Customized State-of-the-Art Simulation Software System to Support Vocational, Social Skills Training for Students and Adults with Intellectual Disabilities

    SBC: ABLELINK TECHNOLOGIES INC            Topic: N/A

    In Phase I, research demonstated the feasibility of using state-of-the-art computer avatars for providing social skills training for individuals with intellectual disabilities. The results showed a significant improvement in social skills knowledge when engaging in an independently usable mutimedia framework, and training system that utilizes state-of-the-art computer simulation, animation, a mul ...

    SBIR Phase II 2006 Department of Education
  4. Evaluation of a Speech Translation Approach Toward Independent, Community-Based Communication for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities and Speech Impairments

    SBC: ABLELINK TECHNOLOGIES INC            Topic: N/A

    The project develops and evaluates a prototype translator system determining the feasibility of enabling independent and effective community-based communication for individuals with intellectual disabilities and speech impairments. The prototype is based on PDA technologies and provides evaluation through: (1) the ability of persons with intellectual disabilities to use it independently; (2) the ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of Education
  5. SBIR Phase I: Nanocable Structures- Material Growth and Characterization

    SBC: ABM            Topic: EL

    This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project seeks to assess the feasibility of a completely new semiconductor radial heterostructure (e.g. CdTe/Au) with modulated composition and fabrication method for very low cost, highly efficient nanostructured solar cells application. This technology would enable the integration of the metal /semiconductor junction into nanostructures that ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 National Science Foundation
  6. SBIR Phase II: Continuous Spray-Capture Production System

    SBC: ABN            Topic: MI

    This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project will develop a technology that allows the stabilization of live probiotic bacteria for incorporation into food products outside the dairy case. ABN proposes a novel microencapsulation solution that involves pumping viscous liquids through a spray nozzle, followed by the capture of the resultant particles in a cross-linking fluid. The ...

    SBIR Phase II 2006 National Science Foundation
  7. Development of Ara Feed Formulation for Improving Growth and Survival of Atlantic Salmon Smolt

    SBC: ABN            Topic: N/A

    In a standard aquaculture practice, smolts are transferred to ocean net pens without sufficient time period for osmotic adaptation, which results in significant losses to the farmer. In addition to high and unpredictable mortality rates, smolts are not able to grow optimally during their first 40-60 days in seawater. We are proposing to supplement salmon smolt feed with ARA, which may help in smol ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of Agriculture
  8. Development of Monoclonal and Polyclonal Antibodies Suitable for a Commercial Perfluorooctanoic Acid (PFOA) ELISA

    SBC: ABRAXIS, L.L.C.            Topic: N/A

    Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) is a synthetic chemical which does not occur naturally in the environment,it has been used in many commercial applications. A number of scientific findings since the late 1990's have elevated PFOAs to the category of great environmental concern beacuse of its persistence, and the potential for bioaccumulation and biomagnification. Effective environmental and health pr ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of Agriculture
  9. APPLICATIONS TO TRANSITION FROM SCHOOL TO WORK

    SBC: Abt Associates Inc.            Topic: N/A

    THIS THREE PHASE PROJECT IS DESIGNED TO ASSIST DISABLED STUDENTS IN TRANSITION FROM SCHOOL TO WORK BY PROVIDING TWO NEW MICROCOMPUTER-BASED PROGRAMS TO REHILITATION SPECIALISTSIN THE WISCONSIN DIVISION OF VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION SPECIAL SERVICES UNIT WHICH ANNUALLY EVALUATES AND SCREENS OVER 700 YOUNG HANIDCAPPED PERSONS SEEKING TO LEAVE SCHOOL AND ENTER THE WORKPLACE. THESE PROGRAMS ARE DESIGNE ...

    SBIR Phase I 1986 Department of Education
  10. SBIR Phase I: Low-Cost Nanostructure Deposition Methods For Thermoelectric Converters

    SBC: ACM            Topic: EL

    This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project proposes to develop nanoelectronic power generators for wireless sensors and active RFID tags. These devices need long lasting power supplies that can harvest energy from the environment to enable a truly autonomous operation. The objective of this research is to demonstrate a power harvesting technology that is significantly improved ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 National Science Foundation
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