Improved Robot Actuator Motors for Medical Applications

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: W81XWH-10-C-0016
Agency Tracking Number: A2-4155
Amount: $779,821.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2011
Solicitation Year: 2009
Solicitation Topic Code: A09-104
Solicitation Number: 2009.2
Small Business Information
QM Power, Inc.
4747 Troost Avenue, Kansas City, MO, -
DUNS: 788879877
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Joseph Flynn
 CTO
 (816) 235-5054
 jflynn@qmpower.com
Business Contact
 Patrick Piper
Title: President and CEO
Phone: (857) 350-3100
Email: pjpiper@qmpower.com
Research Institution
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Abstract
Medical robotic applications require numerous actuation devices that must be both lightweight and efficient. In the case of mobile medical robotics, Space, Weight, and Power efficiency (SWaP) are the key performance attributes for most designs. The objective of this proposal is to design and prototype a scalable high performance motor and actuator family based upon technology called Parallel Magnetic Circuit (PMC).

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