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2011-09-03 07:00:00

This advanced R&D program will identify and prototype novel energy-harvesting technologies that can supply power to Tag, Track and Locate systems in order to extend their operational lifespan. State College, PA (PRWEB) September 03, 2011 KCF Technologies has received funding for Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) from the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) to improve tools to find and follow Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMDs) before they can be used. A key role of the DTRA,...

2011-08-10 00:00:30

The U.S. Department of Education supports the development of Readorium, a web-based software solution to help middle school students comprehend non-fiction text in the area of science. Teaneck, NJ and Lincroft, NJ (PRWEB) August 09, 2011 Mtelegence Corporation has been awarded a Phase II SBIR contract from the U.S. Department of Education's Institute of Education Sciences (IES) to develop Readorium, a web-based software solution to help middle school students comprehend non-fiction text in...

2011-07-20 00:00:32

Firm wins Phase II funding to develop advanced process control sensors for solar cells. Gilbert, AZ (PRWEB) July 19, 2011 Gilbert-based Colnatec LLC, a designer, developer and manufacturer of state-of-the-art sensors and electronic instrumentation, has been awarded a Phase II $450,000 U.S. Department of Energy research grant to continue development of a self-cleaning, process control sensor for the manufacture of thin film (CIGS) solar cells. This follows a Phase I award the firm received...

2011-05-19 11:06:00

FT. COLLINS, Colo., May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- VanDyne SuperTurbo(TM) Inc. has successfully completed Phase I of the U.S. Army Small Business Innovative Research Program and has recently signed a contract to commence Phase II of the program; valued at $727,000. As a part of this phase, the Company will be delivering the Army a prototype of the large SuperTurbo for testing at the Army Tank and Automotive Command Center in Q2 2012. The initial proposal for Phase I of the program that...

2011-05-11 19:00:00

LOS ANGELES, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As a major stakeholder in keeping the United States at the leading edge of technology, the Department of Defense leans on the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs to stimulate innovation among entrepreneurial companies and research institutions. Through a staged program that encourages and rewards the maturing of nascent concepts, the government provides funding nurturance and a degree...

2011-03-23 09:08:00

FREDERICKSBURG, Va., March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- EOIR Technologies, Inc. has announced today its win of the Air Force's McFRETA SBIR contract. With this contract, EOIR will conduct research and development of an open framework to perform automated anomaly detection of multiple streaming video sources, and to extract metadata on the anomalies that is made available for both ongoing operations and forensics. Dr. Joe Mackin, President & CEO of EOIR made the announcement. "In addition...

2011-03-16 17:44:00

WASHINGTON, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following joint statement was issued today by American Businesses for Clean Energy, American Sustainable Business Council, Main Street Alliance, Small Business Majority and the South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce: "We, the undersigned organizations representing a diverse set of business interests that range in size from fortune 500 companies to the small businesses that make up the backbone of this country, stand...

2011-02-28 06:00:00

LANCASTER, Pa., Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Cooling Technologies, Inc. (ACT), a premier thermal solutions provider, today announced that it has received a Tibbetts award from the Small Business Administration (SBA). SBA presents the awards nationally to small companies and individuals that have advanced technical innovation and economic growth through its Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program. ACT's Tibbetts Award recognizes the company's work in meeting the U.S....

2011-02-27 00:01:45

Tibbetts Awards honor projects that bring federal R&D from the lab to the marketplace Knoxville, TN (PRWEB) February 25, 2011 Analysis and Measurement Services Corp. (AMS) announced on February 15, 2011, that is has received a Tibbetts Award from the Small Business Administration (SBA) for its on-line monitoring work. SBA presents the awards to companies and individuals that have advanced technological innovation and economic growth. "This award represents the culmination of an effort...

2011-02-26 00:00:03

On-site generated aqueous chlorine-based technology under development at MIOX is expected to yield a safer and more cost effective advanced oxidation process (AOP). Quakertown, PA (PRWEB) February 24, 2011 MIOX Corporation, a leader in safe water disinfection, announced it has received a Phase II Small Business Innovation Research(SBIR) award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) in the amount of $497,746. This funding, obtained by the MIOX science team in collaboration with...


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