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2011-09-30 13:40:00

Grants will support the development of new geospatial tools to enable cities to expand their urban forests in order to reap the benefits of stormwater infiltration, lower energy costs, improved air quality and more attractive places. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) September 30, 2011 Azavea, an award-winning geospatial analysis (GIS) software development company, was awarded a Phase I Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant to create software tools that will assist in prioritizing urban...

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...


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