ACTJect - Autoinjector
A rugged and reliable medication delivery system for EMS first-responders, ER teams and Soldiers. Innovative design allows for quick conversion to intramuscular; intranasal; intravenous or intraosseous use. Employing a shielded needle to prevent needle-sticks and featuring environment proof casing with tactile input for harsh and non-permissive conditions.
VACNO: A Therapeutic Adjunctive Treatment For COVID-19
VACNO is being developed as a drug that would prevent or reverse the severe symptoms that lead to mortality in COVID-19 and other coronavirus infections. It has the potential to alleviate both respiratory distress symptoms and multiple organ failure, thereby decreasing mortality.
San Jose, CA
Novel PPE mask, in situ disinfection with UV-C LEDs, free breathing, reusable
A reusable active disinfection mask for occupational use to protect the wearer from the transfer of airborne microorganisms or body fluids. Mask includes advanced semiconductor UV-C emitters (272 nm) which had been verified to kill >99.999% (SAL 10-5) airborne bacterial and viral pathogens at typical breathing rates
A Wearable Device to Objectively Measure Pain
Pain is a major cause of suffering and disability at different levels in individuals and is one of the most frequent reasons for visiting a physician. At CereVu we have developed a wearable forehead device and demonstrated its efficacy as a means of objectively monitoring pain.
Cirrus Hybrid™ Aluminum
Cirrus Hybrid™ is an innovative sustainable coating system for light metal alloy components that reduces the cost, application time and weight of the coating material. It uses a proprietary “interlock” structure to create a bond to the substrate.
Compact Heat Exchanger and Reactor for High Temperature High Pressure Applications
CompRex's compact technologies provide high efficiency heat removal within a small compact device and at lower cost compared to traditional solutions. Our reactor incorporates this heat exchange benefit to make processes such as waste to liquid fuel conversion technically and economically viable.
Entrap 3.0 Hunt Tool
Entrap offers the ability to record the activity of known malware and create custom security rules that respond to malicious behavior before it can cause any damage. Entrap can stop or flag suspicious behavior for closer inspection allowing for active threat surveillance and mitigation.
Senno – The Balance Ring
Senno uses noninvasive hyperspectral measurement and it measures the user's life 24/7 – if desired. With this information, that is displayed at the phone app or a web browser, the user can balance her/his life by choosing the right diet or party like an animal in the nightclub.
A MicroRefinery for the Distributed Recycling of E-Waste & Mixed Material Streams
A modularized MicroRefinery is capable of complete processing and refining of electronic waste and other mixed material streams. Purified precious, base, and critical metals are produced, along with fuels and chemicals. MicroRefinery may be sited at the source of the feedstock and processed in a fully vertically-integrated manner.
CNC milling of propellers to "final form and finish"
Technology for CNC milling to "final for and finish" eliminates robotic grinding of propeller surfaces and hand finishing of leading edges from the manufacturing process. This technology produces propeller blades of exceptional accuracy with excellent blade to blade repeatability. Surface finish of 32 micro-inch is achieved in Ni-Al-bronze.
Audio augmented reality for outdoor pedestrian navigation
We are developing a navigation and orientation application which can assist blind and visually impaired people in their mobility challenges. Much like being able to walk to a ringing phone is in a room we create virtual sounds in real world locations which the user simply needs to follow.
Custom Software Applications for Complex DoD Workflows
Elder Tree develops DoD function-specific software workflow applications that seamlessly integrate directly into existing workflows (digital or manual) within the Department of Defense. All development and operation is conducted under the C-ATO authority of the USAF Chief Software Officer.
Gabriel the robocall blocker - world's first community based call authentication app
Gabriel detects, classifies and blocks scams, disinformation, and misinformation. Gabriel is the first community-based call authentication app that leverages the peer to peer exchanges of blockchain and 5G to detect and block scams and disinformation in near real-time. Gabriel is a National Science Foundation SBIR funded innovation.
3DP Modular Drone Frame for Multi-mission Operations and Swarm Logistics
Drones, like aircraft, require specialized airframes to efficiently conduct operations, in the same way, you wouldn't use a 747 for fighter support, or F-35 as a passenger vehicle. By creating a modular attachment system our drones can convert through multiple airframe load-outs, needing only a 3D Printer.
Nanoforested CMC and PMC Composites
Our nanotechnologies dramatically increase the strenth, toughness, and other transverse and in-plane properties of virtually any composite material, be it epoxy matrix, ceramic matrix, BMI matrix or polyimides. And it almost pays for itself.
Microlyte® Antibiofilm Wound Matrix
Ultrathin bioresorbable matrix to combat local pain and infections in trauma wounds. Silver and gallium ions in the matrix work synergistically to kill bacteria hidden in biofilms on a wound surface. Matrix provides template for cell growth and accelerates wound closure.
World Leading Antimicrobial Coatings
Inhibit Coatings produces a range of antimicrobial paints and coatings that have been developed using novel nanotechnology. These coatings display very high antimicrobial activity while maintaining robust physical properties making them suitable for use in food safety, medical and HVAC applications.
3D Printing of Functional Electronic Devices
Morningbird Media Corporation has developed a proprietary process and a set of materials that will allow users to print electronic devices. The Electronic Alchemy eForge has been supported by NASA through STTRs and SBIRs to the point of the release of our version 1.0 eForge in 3Q 2020.
The Advanced Microphysiological Brain Injury Technology (AMBIT) Platform
The Advanced Microphysiological Brain Injury Technology (AMBIT) Platform is an organ-on-chip model capable of recapitulating pathophysiologies of brain injury through mechanical stimulation. The fundamental unit is a blood-brain barrier platform that be employed for drug screening and toxicity studies.
Ruggedized Quad Small Form-Factor Pluggable (R-QSFP+) Transceiver and Ruggedized Multi-Fiber Push-On (R-MPO) Connector
The R-QSFP+ and R-MPO are ruggedized transceiver modules and connectors, respectively, designed and manufactured with relevant military standards for improved performance in harsh environment applications.
Immobilized Amine Sorbents for the Removal of Organic Contaminants from Environmental and Industrial Water Sources.
A stable material with high affinity for organic pollutants in water including pollutants such as dyes, PFOA's and phenols
SVETEX: Ultra cooling uniform apparel based on, patent protected, smart polyethylene (PE) fibers and fabrics.
NERAMCO offers SVETEX, a novel (MIT-developed) polyethylene (PE) fiber demonstrated and woven/knitted into fabric, SVETEX. SVETEX allow the human body to cool via thermal radiation and offer a high-performance sustainable alternative to conventional textiles extending beyond passive thermoregulation. Svetex is: ultralight weight, low material cost, low carbon/environmental footprint, quick dry/wash.
A non-invasive hypertension therapy device and a migraine and headache therapy device.
The PhysioCue hypertension therapy Device uses the cold temperature and micro-vibration therapy, applied to the carotid sinus for 5 minutes daily, to significantly lower blood pressure. PhysioCue's therapy devices are efficient, safe, easy to use, user's friendly devices and has none of the side effects associated with drugs.
Targeted alpha-emitter therapy of neuroendocrine tumors
AlphaMedix (TM) is a highly selective and effective drug tagged with an alpha-emitter for therapy of neuroendocrine tumors. Our company received an orphan drug designation for this drug and has a pending patent (PCT stage) for the composition, kit, and the method of AlphaMedix preparation.
SafeGuard: An Intelligent Health, Safety, and Performance Monitoring Platform
SafeGuard™ is an intelligent health and safety management platform providing enhanced awareness via real-time monitoring of personnel working in high-risk occupations. SafeGuard™ uses cloud and edge computing, secure communication protocols, and cutting-edge wearable sensors to collect data including environmental conditions, operational context, and worker physiology, location, and posture.
Carbon nanotube metal matrix composites for metal Additive Manufacturing
Product is a metal matrix powder made with nanomaterials (carbon nanotubes) to achieve mechanical strength and stiffness performance of Additively Manufactured parts equal to or better than parts fabricated using current methods. Broad applications in new product development and maintenance and sustainment applications as powder can be tailored to meet application requirements.
Biological Vital Sensor made from Carbon Nanotube Yarn, wearable and washable .
The CNT yarn sensor continuously monitors vital signs. Although it is, at present, possible to monitor those signals at hospital only, the new sensor can allow us diagnosis check through the WEB for 24 hours. It realizes a true e-hospital.
Smart Walls: Telescopic Structural Walls for Storm and Flood Protection
Smart Walls are online-controlled telescopic structural walls that can be extended only when needed to provide protection against storm-surges and floodwaters. (flood protection, with the click of a mouse)
Smart Walls: Telescopic On-Demand Structural Walls for Multi-Hazard Protection
Smart Walls are online-controlled telescopic structural walls that can be extended only when needed to provide protection against natural and man-made hazards.
Electrically Conductive Auxetic Textile
Until now electrically conductive textiles changed electrical resistance when stretched due to undesirable movement of the conductive fibers. By designing textile leveraging auxetic technologies we are able to orient fibers of different types to control movement and position thereby reducing or eliminating the resulting changes in electrical resistance.
Compact NMR Device for Fingertip Assessment of Metabolic Health and Diabetes Risk
This invention is used to screen for early metabolic syndrome (EMS), a precursor to type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. this is achieved by using nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) relaxometry.This scan takes under minute, is non-invasive, and can be used to pre-screen patients for early detection.
PolyUStimulator – Ultrasound Driven Piezoelectric Stimulator for Neuromusculoskeletal Rehabilitation
Electrical stimulator such as cardiac pacemaker and deep brain stimulator cures numerous health conditions and is a gold standard treatment in rehabilitation. Current electrical stimulators, are however bulky and require a major surgery to implant. To address this problem, we have developed a tiny injectable stimulator, called PolyUStimulator.
Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS) Sensor
LIBS is an analytical technique for determining the elemental composition of substances – enabling research of domestic sources of rare earth elements, helping natural gas producers streamline shale drilling operations, assuring effective carbon storage and monitoring groundwater quality – essential work for producing the nation’s energy while protecting the environment.
Pittsburgh, PA, PA
Pelletized, Basic Immobilized Amine CO2 Sorbents (BIAS) Utilizing Fly Ash and Polymer Binders
This technology embodies pelletized CO2 sorbent, comprising amine-functionalized silica (BIAS, CO2 capture), fly ash (inorganic strength additive), and a poly(chloroprene) polymer binder. The BIAS and fly ash are physically inter-locked, and adhered by the binder network. The pellets can remove CO2 from gas mixtures, namely post combustion and biogas sources.
Pittsburgh, PA, PA
Immobilized Amine Sorbents for the Removal of Organic Contaminants from Environmental and Industrial Water Sources
A stable library of materials with high affinity for organic pollutants in water including pollutants such as dyes, PFOAs and phenols
Rechargeable zinc manganese dioxide batteries
UEP has developed a safe, sustainable, and affordable zinc-manganese dioxide (ZnMnO2) battery system that outperforms commercially available competitors in various critical applications. The earth-abundant materials used in UEP batteries are the same found in primary alkaline batteries (e.g., AA), and are exceptionally safe for both humans and the environment.
Enhancing non-invasive brain stimulation treatment with customized 3D skull prints
Non-invasive brain stimulation has already shown improvements in depression, pain and cognitive problems. However, the precise location of stimulation site is difficult to obtain, especially if this is to be used in-home with a commercial device. Our innovation will close these gaps and enhance use of this therapy remotely.
VaxCelerate is a Self-Assembling Vaccine platform addresses the need for rapid vaccine development by creating a platform capable of making and initially testing a new vaccine against specific, as yet unknown, pathogens and emerging infectious diseases such as COVID-19 in less than 120 days. This would protect warfighters from contracting emerging infectious diseases.