Robot Fabrication via Layered Manufacturing

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
Contract: D11PC20087
Agency Tracking Number: 10SB3-0020
Amount: $98,419.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: SB103-002
Solicitation Number: 2010.3
Timeline
Solicitation Year: 2010
Award Year: 2011
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2011-03-15
Award End Date (Contract End Date): N/A
Small Business Information
25 School Street, Framingham, MA, -
DUNS: 828978465
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: Y
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Jason Walker
 Lead Roboticist
 (339) 234-1406
 jason.walker@cyphyworks.com
Business Contact
 Helen Greiner
Title: CEO
Phone: (617) 669-6665
Email: helen@cyphyworks.com
Research Institution
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Abstract
In this phase I proposal, we seek a solution to the problem of wiring sensors and actuators on periphery of a robot"s frame(i.e. those positioned to make contact with environment). We will accomplish this using printing technologies and a new proprietary layered carbon fiber forming technology. Because we will enhance segments from CyPhy Works UAV with this technology, this project will have a near-term impact on the way military robots are constructed. Our long-term goal is a"one process"fabrication techniques for disposable UAVs, smart munitions, and consumer robots. This"one process"would include mechanical, electrical, and sensing components.

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