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  1. ST12B-001: Advanced Materials and Methods for Biospecimen Collection for Infectious Disease

    Release Date: 07-26-2012Open Date: 08-27-2012Due Date: 09-26-2012Close Date: 09-26-2012

    OBJECTIVE: Develop advanced materials and technologies for swab or swab-like collection of bio-specimens that can be used by a minimally-trained individual, and shipped/stored under ambient conditions. These technologies would advance methods to collect bio-specimens, such as naso/oropharyngeal swabs, for the diagnosis of some respiratory diseases. Developed swabs should be optimized for bios-p ...

    STTRDepartment of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  2. ST12B-002: Forecasting Dynamic Group Behavior in Social Media

    Release Date: 07-26-2012Open Date: 08-27-2012Due Date: 09-26-2012Close Date: 09-26-2012

    OBJECTIVE: Develop automated tools that can (1) learn models of the dynamics of inter- as well as intra- group interactions in social media and (2) track the evolution of such dynamics and derive causal factors from online interaction data. DESCRIPTION: Social media have evolved from a platform that provides infrastructure that supports maintaining connections between friends to a platform tha ...

    STTRDepartment of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  3. ST12B-003: Automated Approaches to Cellular Engineering and Biomanufacturing

    Release Date: 07-26-2012Open Date: 08-27-2012Due Date: 09-26-2012Close Date: 09-26-2012

    OBJECTIVE: Develop an automated, software-controlled platform that enhances cutting edge methodologies for genome-scale cellular engineering to enable rapid engineering and optimization of new biomanufacturing systems. DESCRIPTION: Current approaches to engineering biology rely on an ad hoc, laborious, trial-and-error process, wherein one successful project often does not translate to enabling ...

    STTRDepartment of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  4. SB123-001: Adhesive Bond Strength of Bonded Structures in Confined Locations

    Release Date: 07-26-2012Open Date: 08-27-2012Due Date: 09-26-2012Close Date: 09-26-2012

    OBJECTIVE: Develop an inspection system to measure the adhesive bond strength for bonded composite structures that are contained near edges or in confined spaces. DESCRIPTION: Bonded composite materials offer considerable opportunity to reduce manufacturing cost, improve structural performance, and improve fuel efficiency of aircraft. However, bonded composite aircraft structures continue to b ...

    SBIRDepartment of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  5. SB123-002: Indexing large scientific data

    Release Date: 07-26-2012Open Date: 08-27-2012Due Date: 09-26-2012Close Date: 09-26-2012

    OBJECTIVE: Develop new indexing schemes for large heterogeneous data that operate within a cloud-computing framework in order to enable rapid search and analytics. DESCRIPTION: Data continue to be generated and digitally archived at increasing rates, resulting in large volumes available for search and analysis. Access to these volumes has generated new insights through data-driven methods in ...

    SBIRDepartment of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  6. SB123-003: Rapid, Low-Cost, and High-Fidelity DNA Synthesis and Assembly Techniques

    Release Date: 07-26-2012Open Date: 08-27-2012Due Date: 09-26-2012Close Date: 09-26-2012

    OBJECTIVE: Develop a platform based on novel DNA synthesis and assembly techniques that can produce sequence-verified, dsDNA constructs of at least 20,000 bp in length (including A/T- and G/C- rich sequences), at a cost of less than $0.05/bp, and with a turn time of less than one week. DESCRIPTION: Current approaches to engineering biology rely on an ad hoc, laborious, trial-and-error process, ...

    SBIRDepartment of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  7. SB123-004: Realtime interlinked software for distributed Non-latent N-DOF operations

    Release Date: 07-26-2012Open Date: 08-27-2012Due Date: 09-26-2012Close Date: 09-26-2012

    OBJECTIVE: Create and link a nationally distributed network of very low cost space-simulated N-degree of freedom (DOF) test beds using a common open source set of real-time software. DESCRIPTION: The US has more independent multi-DOF test beds that support various robotic or free-flying demonstration spaces for space systems than anywhere in the world. However, they are each independent and ...

    SBIRDepartment of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  8. N123-152: Blast dosimeter for monitoring and documenting Blast exposure for Breacher and route clearance personnel

    Release Date: 07-26-2012Open Date: 08-27-2012Due Date: 09-26-2012Close Date: 09-26-2012

    OBJECTIVE: Develop a sensor that can be incorporated into the current protective vests to measure and record blast over pressure and acceleration data that Marines are subjected to during blast type events. DESCRIPTION: Develop a affordable, lightweight sensor that can record and document exposure to blast type events. The sensor should possess the following characteristics: Small, lightweight ...

    SBIRDepartment of DefenseNavy
  9. N123-153: Application of a Treatment to the Military Fabrics that is Affordable and Provides Durable Flame Resistant Properties

    Release Date: 07-26-2012Open Date: 08-27-2012Due Date: 09-26-2012Close Date: 09-26-2012

    OBJECTIVE: To develop an affordable and durable flame resistant (FR) treatment for the fabrics used in combat systems and other pieces of equipment. DESCRIPTION: Advances in technologies may enable the development of affordable and durable FR materials by treating the current fabric vice developing expensive flame resistant materials. Proposed material concepts should meet as many of the curr ...

    SBIRDepartment of DefenseNavy
  10. N123-154: Next Generation Passive Hearing Protection

    Release Date: 07-26-2012Open Date: 08-27-2012Due Date: 09-26-2012Close Date: 09-26-2012

    OBJECTIVE: Develop and demonstrate a passive hearing protection that affords true sense of presence for normal sound with directionality. DESCRIPTION: Hearing loss secondary to blast trauma, is now the most common combat injury in Iraq and Afghanistan. The use of passive hearing protection that protects against transient impact noise at the same time allowing ambient sound would enable Marines ...

    SBIRDepartment of DefenseNavy
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