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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. STTR Phase I: Active Fiber Optic Sensor Array for Cryogenic Fuel Monitoring and Management

    SBC: Lake Shore Cryotronics, Inc.            Topic: EO

    This Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase I proposal addresses key components for managing the liquid natural gas and hydrogen fuel supply economy. Transporting and storing cryogenic liquid fuels entails danger of fire and explosion. Since these fuel technologies are growing and acquiring increasing US strategic as well as worldwide importance, sensors and instrumentation to safely mana ...

    STTR Phase I 2008 National Science Foundation
  2. STTR Phase I: Integrating scenario-based usability engineering and agile software development practices

    SBC: Meridium Inc.            Topic: IT

    This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I will integrate scenario-based usability design practices into existing agile development processes and tools to enable the efficient development of usable software systems. This effort will integrate scenario-based design methods with agile methods employed for industrial desktop and mobile application development. Agile development methodolog ...

    STTR Phase I 2008 National Science Foundation
  3. STTR Phase I: Bulk Nanostructured Thermoelectric Alloys for Enhanced Efficiency

    SBC: METAMATERIA PARTNERS LLC            Topic: AM

    The Small Business Technology Transfer Research (STTR) Phase I project will combine two classes of nanocomposite materials and combine them into a single bulk material component by pressure-assisted sintering technique. The two classes of materials individually exhibit thermoelectric (TE) behavior, and one goal of this research would be to evaluate the combined TE characteristics of the bulk comp ...

    STTR Phase I 2008 National Science Foundation
  4. STTR PHASE I: Innovatve Laser Ablation Techniques for Increasing Catalyst Utilization in PEM Fuel Cells

    SBC: Mound Laser & Photonics Center, Inc.            Topic: AM

    This Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase I project will dramatically improve electrocatalyst utilization in PEM fuel cells to reduce their cost and ultimately assure their commercial viability in transportation applications. Using current technology, the cost of mass- produced PEM fuel cells is driven by the cost of platinum catalyst, yet the vast majority of the platinum is unutilized ...

    STTR Phase I 2008 National Science Foundation
  5. STTR PHASE I: Nanoscale Silver Pastes for Low-Temperature Joining of Power Semiconductor Devices

    SBC: NBE TECHNOLOGIES, LLC            Topic: AM

    This Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase I project will investigate the feasibility of employing novel silver pastes for joining power semiconductor devices to achieve 5 times higher temperature cycling capability, 3 times better total module resistance, and device junction temperature over 175 degrees Celsius. A sintering technology for joining semiconductor chips, now being implement ...

    STTR Phase I 2008 National Science Foundation
  6. STTR Phase I: Optowireless

    SBC: Prime Photonics, LC            Topic: EL

    This STTR Phase I research proposal will solve disparate requirements of all-optical networks and mobile wireless networks by reconciling, linking, and harmonizing the optical and wireless domains. It will enable a host of new network architectures and mechanisms for integrating optical and wireless domains. Subsequent development may focus on full duplex communications, further miniaturization, o ...

    STTR Phase I 2008 National Science Foundation
  7. STTR Phase I: Network Offloading for Genome Sequence Searching using the SmartNIC

    SBC: RNET TECHNOLOGIES, INC.            Topic: IT

    This Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase I research project aims to develop a Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) based co-processing unit that will enable more rapid searches of protein and nucleic acid data by allowing, among other functions, one core of a multicore system to be used as a co-processing unit for data management. Enabling faster comparison and analysis of sequences ...

    STTR Phase I 2008 National Science Foundation
  8. STTR Phase I: Spiral Assessment Loop for Rubrics

    SBC: Sentar, Inc.            Topic: IT

    This Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase 1 project seeks to improve educational assessment rubrics. Accreditation requires adequate assessment rubrics to substantiate expected student outcomes. Faculty struggle with specifying outcomes and their rubrics, due to inexperience and lack of proper tools. Our first research objective is to accumulate and classify expected outcomes, including ...

    STTR Phase I 2008 National Science Foundation
  9. STTR Phase II: Durable Functional Coloring of Fiber Reinforced Thermoplastic Structural Composites for High Strength Material Applications

    SBC: The Shepherd Color Company            Topic: CT

    The Small Business Technology Transfer Research (STTR) Phase II project will demonstrate the ability to color structural composite parts made of thermoplastic polymers reinforced with long (3 mm to 25 mm in length) glass fibers. Today the options are black or natural resin color which limits their design appeal. Colorants are not used in thermoplastic composites for structural applications becaus ...

    STTR Phase II 2008 National Science Foundation
  10. STTR Phase I: Innovative Smart-Cut Approach for Producing High Efficiency Optical Waveguide Devices

    SBC: Srico Inc            Topic: EL

    This Small Business Technology Transfer Phase I research project incorporates the emerging Smart-Cut technology to produce large optical index contrast lithium niobate waveguides on silicon substrates. Nonlinear optical operations that previously required optical switching power in the kilowatt range for bulk device form would require only tens of milliwatts using these innovative high contrast op ...

    STTR Phase I 2008 National Science Foundation
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