2018 Small Business Innovation Research


Small businesses


Patricia Barret at patricia.barret@acl.hhs.gov

Small businesses may apply in any of the technology areas below:

Advanced Communications, Networks, and Scientific Data Systems

  • Software-defined Networking (SDN) Enabled Secure Inter-Domain Routing
  • Secure and Distributed Network Measurement
  • Using the Domain Name System Security (DNSSEC) and Domain Name System-based Authentication of Named Entities (DANE) to Improve Web Browser Security

Advanced Manufacturing and Material Measurements

  • Biomanufacturing
  • Compton Scattering Tomography System with Sub-keV Energy Resolution for Gamma Ray Energy at 1-10 MeV Range
  • Continuous Learning for Additive Manufacturing Processes Through Advanced Data Analytics
  • Design of a High-speed, Multiplexed Infrared Sensor Platform for Dynamic Chemical Analysis
  • High Throughput, Fast-temperature Response, Force Sensing Material Extrusion Print Head
  • Integrated Nanophotonic Probes for Scanning Optical Measurements and Atomic Force Microscopy
  • Measuring Handedness by Fluorescence
  • Smart Visualization for Smart Manufacturing
  • Standards Development and Implementation Tools for Smart Manufacturing and Industrial Internet of Things Applications

Cybersecurity and Privacy

  • Cloud Security Rubik’s Cube – Leveraging the NIST Cybersecurity Framework to Identify the SP 800-53 Security and Privacy Controls for Cloud-based Information Systems
  • Digital Forensics
  • Imposing Fine-grain Next Generation Access Control over Database Queries

Exploratory Measurement Science

  • In-line Spectral Filtering for Integrated Raman Fiber Optic Probes
  • Intermediate Frequency Conversion System for High-Bandwidth Multiplexed Sensors Arrays
  • Solid-State Dynamic Mode Mixer for Multi-Mode Optical Fiber

Health and Bioscience

  • Open Source Image Analysis for NIST/Radiological Society of North America/National Cancer Institute Validated MRI Phantoms
  • Optical Imager for Quantitative Deep Tissue Oximetry
  • Parallel Algorithms for Processing Huge Sparsely Labeled Datasets on Clusters of Multicore Processors and Many-Core Accelerators for Healthcare Applications
  • Process Modeling for Internet of Things Health Services

Physical Infrastructure and Resilience

  • Self Configuring Residential Conditioned Air Zoning System for Low Energy Homes