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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 April, 2020.

  1. Forward Bathymetry Sensing for Safe High Speed Boat Operation


    ESA is pleased to provide the following proposal regarding the Lidar Collision Avoidance Bathymetry System (L-CABS™), an above-water, laser-based, forward-looking collision avoidance and bathymetry sensor system. The significance of this innovation is the use of lidar sensors mounted above the water surface. Lidar is a mature technology that has been proven in numerous applications, including bu ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Department of DefenseNavy
  2. Algorithm Development for Multi-Core GPU-Based Computing Architectures


    For the Phase I effort, a team comprised of experts in the areas of alternative high performance computing architectures such as the GPU, IBM Cell BE and Field Programmable Gate Arrays (Research Institution), and finite element analysis and continuum mechanics (Global Engineering Research and Technologies) has been formed to design and develop a framework and a library of algorithms optimized for ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of DefenseAir Force
  3. Durability Modeling and Simulation of Composite Materials


    For the Phase I effort, Global Engineering and Research Technologies (GERT) will develop a validated methodology to predict damage initiation and growth or durability of composite materials under cyclic loading in extreme temperature conditions. This effort will demonstrate the feasibility of the proposed method by considering both laminated or woven composite materials while including the effect ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Department of DefenseArmy
  4. Unmanned Aircraft System with Modular Payload Bays and Payload Interfaces

    SBC: Brock Technologies, Inc.            Topic: AF083006

    The Unmanned Systems market is exploding with applications, products and services. For example, an increasing number of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) are serving the military, commercial and research markets today. To better serve these markets, it would be beneficial if the beginning design stages of UAS development included the capability to support multiple sensors, payloads, and concept of o ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. A Rapid and Cost-Effective Approach to Nanostructural Analysis of Semiconductor Devices

    SBC: FABMETRIX, INCORPORATED            Topic: AF083170

    An expedited and economical nanostructural sampling and analysis of semiconductor devices will be crucial to accelerated product development and rapid introduction of these technologies to the market with a higher quality at a lower cost. The proposed effort aims to carry out the next phase of development activities, geared toward realization of the above objective. We successfully demonstrated ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. VLWIR HgCdTe FPA Reliability and Yield Enhancement through Nanostructural Analysis

    SBC: FABMETRIX, INCORPORATED            Topic: MDA08013

    The state-of-the-art FPA manufacturing technologies commonly generate some critical defects in the pixel elements, which adversely impact their operability and reliability. In Phase I, the feasibility of identifying, analyzing, and on exemplary basis, eliminating these defects indirectly through nanostructural analysis was demonstrated. In Phase II, this defect analysis and correlation approach ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  7. Cognitive/Motor Therapy Application Using Console-Based Videogame Platform

    SBC: KINETIC MUSCLES, INC.            Topic: OSD09H01

    Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is a leading source of morbidity in U.S. soldiers in Iraq. Each year 1.5 million Americans sustain a TBI and there are 5.3 million people with a permanent TBI-related disability in the U.S. Videogames have been shown to increase TBI patient cognitive ability, memory and recall. The purpose of this proposal is to meld clinical strategies used in treating TBI patients ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of DefenseArmy
  8. Low Cost, Low Weight Composite Structure using Out-Of-Autoclave (OOA) Technology

    SBC: Kubota Research Associates            Topic: N08030

    This SBIR Phase II proposal develops an innovative PTIR adhesive and process for bonding stud fasteners to composite surfaces in aircraft manufacturing and repair. The PTIR adhesive formulation has a low concentration of infrared emitter/absorber dispersed in a thermoset epoxy adhesive paste. The PTIR adhesive paste is applied to the base of a stud fastener and the stud is irradiated using a P-Wav ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of DefenseNavy
  9. Network-Centric Supervisory Control of Multiple Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV)

    SBC: KUTTA TECHNOLOGIES, INC.            Topic: AF093028

    This proposal addresses the significant need for the supervisory monitoring and control of multiple Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs). A methodology and process to design an Application Web Service, Mission Capability Package decision agent, and toolset with advanced reasoning and processing technologies is detailed. The Phase 1 Work Plan employs the Rational Unified Process (RUP) and DoD Architectu ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. UAV Sensor Controller for Manned Aircraft

    SBC: KUTTA TECHNOLOGIES, INC.            Topic: A09016

    In Phase II, Kutta builds a technical readiness level (TRL) 7 prototype based on thorough Phase I research. The Modular Unmanned Aerial System Controller (MUAS-C) allows STANAG level three and three plus control from the cockpit of any manned aircraft that contains the required UAS communication and downlink systems. During Phase I, MUAS-C was optimized based on quantitative human machine interfac ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of DefenseArmy

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