Latest Small Business Innovation Research Stories

2013-12-04 23:29:20

The U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) Awards ASI with Phase II SBIR contract to continue sensor and vehicle automation study. Petersboro, Utah (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 Autonomous Solutions, Inc. (ASI) announces the award of a two-year Phase II Army Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) contract to continue research on controls and obstacle detection for robotic vehicles. The project, titled "Stability Control Improvement and State...

NASA Looks To Small Businesses For Big Space Programs
2013-11-15 06:09:31

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online NASA is seeking proposals for the agency's Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) programs to enable future space exploration while helping to seed viable commercial products and services here in the US. Small businesses and nonprofit research institutions that participate in the SBIR and STTR Programs are provided with opportunities to address specific technology gaps in NASA missions....

2013-09-25 23:33:21

With its proprietary cold-plasma technology, IonField Systems will develop an automated instrument to clean plastic microtiter plates and reduce microtiter plate cost by 98%. The Phase I grant is anticipated to be completed in six months. Moorestown, NJ (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 IonField Systems, the pioneer in plasma cleaning treatment for life science applications, announced today that it has been awarded a Phase I Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant totaling $148,850, by...

2013-09-20 23:23:44

Sarin, the chemical weapon purportedly used in Syria, is an organophosphorus based nerve agent. Tabun, VX, and Soman are other examples of organophosphorus based nerve agents. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 Countervail Corporation, a biotechnology company developing a broad spectrum medical countermeasure to the toxic effects of organophosphorus based nerve agents and a large class of pesticides, announced today it has been awarded $343,000 of a Fast Track SBIR Phase II Grant...

Word of the Day
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.