Tag Archives: Small Business Innovation Research

DHS Taps TDA Research for First Responder Power Module Dev’t

TDA Research

Colorado-based research and development company TDA Research has secured a two-year, $1 million contract from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) through the second phase of the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program to build an on-body power module for first responders.

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Voyager Subsidiary Wins SBIR, STTR Contract to Develop Space Technology; Jonathan Goff, Matthew Kuta Quoted

Matthew Kuta

Altius Space Machines, subsidiary of Voyager Space Holdings, has been selected to participate in a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs to develop space servicing capabilities using its patented electropermanent magnet (EPM) technology. Altius will explore the potential of its EPM technology and provide existing satellite and space launch companies with solutions.

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Synthetik Receives DHS Funding to Develop Machine Learning Data for Airport Screening Tech

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Synthetik Applied Technologies has secured $1M in funds from the Department of Homeland Security through the second phase of the Small Business Innovation Research program to build machine learning data that could simulate baggage and human travelers.

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NASA, Swift Engineering Fly New Earth Observation UAS for Testing


NASA's Ames Research Center partnered with Swift Engineering to test-fly a new solar-powered unmanned aircraft system designed for Earth observation and atmospheric research. The High-Altitude Long-Endurance (HALE UAS) flew for two hours to demonstrate low-altitude operations.

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NASA Awards $104M to Small Businesses Under SBIR Program Phase II Funding to Develop Technologies; Jim Reuter, Jenn Gustetic Quoted

NASA has announced that the agency has selected 139 proposals for Phase II follow-on awards through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program to provide approximately $104 million to 124 small businesses located across 31 states, NASA reported on Wednesday

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Julie Dunne Offers Updates on GSA’s E-Commerce Initiative, Alliant 2 Small Business Contract


Julie Dunne, commissioner of the General Services Administration's (GSA) Federal Acquisition Service, said FAS is now moving forward with the e-commerce marketplace initiative after delaying the program during the first few weeks of the coronavirus pandemic, Federal News Network reported Friday.

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DOE Allots $111M for Phase II of FY 2020 Small Business Programs

The Department of Energy is investing about $111M in fiscal year 2020 phase II projects under small business innovation research and technology transfer programs. The new funding opportunity announcement supports projects across multiple DOE offices such as those focused on cybersecurity, electricity, nuclear energy and environmental management, the department said Tuesday.

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DOE Allots $97M for Phase II Small Business Projects

Department of Energy is investing $97 million in 86 grants for research and development projects under small business award programs. DOE said Monday that its new grants support the second phase of the department's Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer programs.

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