Tag Archives: SBIR

Air Force Taps CloudBees to Support Software Development, Implementation Efforts

CloudBees

CloudBees will help the goverment with its adoption of DevSecOps capabilities as part of the U.S. Air Force's Small Business Innovative Research Phase 1 contract award. Michael Wright, director of public sector at CloudBees, said the company's Software Delivery Automation offering is designed to provide the Air Force, Department of Defense and other agencies with assistance in developing and implementing secure software.

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SparkCognition Business Lands SBIR Contract to Help AFRL Develop AI-Based Manpower Planning Concepts

SparkCognition Government Systems

SparkCognition’s government systems business has received a contract from the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory to help the lab implement artificial intelligence and machine learning concepts for readiness and manpower planning. SGS said Wednesday that it secured the award as part of the first phase of the Department of Defense’s Small Business Innovation Research program.

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Phosphorus to Help Air Force Secure IoT Devices Under AFWERX SBIR Contract; Chris Rouland Quoted

Chris Rouland Founder and CEO Phosphorus Cybersecurity

Phosphorus Cybersecurity has received a contract from the U.S. Air Force to develop a technology that could help the service protect its internet of things-based devices in a 5G environment from vulnerabilities. The company will conduct research and apply its proprietary technology to help secure the service’s 5G-enabled devices from cyber threats under the AFWERX Small Business Innovation Research 20.3 Phase I contract.

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Army Earmarks SBIR Funding for Trident Systems’ Predictive Maintenance Tech for Combat Vehicles

Trident Systems

The U.S. Army has selected Trident Systems' predictive maintenance technology as the winner of a combat vehicle-focused topic area for a competition under the military branch's Small Business Innovation Research initiative. Trident said Thursday it will receive funding to develop its Predictive Maintenance Analyzer as part of the Army xTech SBIR effort's “Topic F: Condition Based Maintenance for Combat Vehicles“ track.

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SDA Director Derek Tournear Named to 2021 Wash100 for Driving US Space Dominance; Expanding Satellite Tech

Derek Tournear SDA Director

Executive Mosaic is pleased to introduce Derek Tournear, director of the Space Development Agency (SDA), as an inductee of the Wash100 Award for the first time. Tournear has become a 2021 Wash100 Award recipient for his leadership and commitment to satellite tech as well as maintaining the U.S.'s advantage over the space domain. 

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Air Force SBIR, STTR Program to Launch First Call for FY 2021 Open Topics in Mid-January

US Air Force

The Air Force's Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer program announced at the AFWERX Accelerate event that it will release the first open topic for fiscal year 2021 on Jan. 14, in coordination with the Department of Defense. The first open topic will run through Feb. 18 and the second and third open topics will be released respectively in May and September next year and close 30 days after.

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Aptima-Owned Small Business to Refine Air Force Crew Safety Monitoring Tech

Aptima

An Ohio-based startup company of Aptima will further develop technology the Air Force Research Laboratory designed to monitor the safety of aircraft maintainers who work in tight spaces. AFRL said Friday its 711th Human Performance Wing transitioned the Confined Space Monitoring System prototype to Sentinel Operational Security for final development, demonstration and potential commercialization under the Small Business Innovation Research program.

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